Robert Stirling

Student Historian
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Robert Stirling is an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle, majoring in Sociology and working on a minor in History.  Although Robert majored in Sociology he has always been passionate about history especially the history of the Pacific Northwest.   Robert intends to teach in a high school.  He is now working on getting into masters in education so that he can teach social studies or history at the high school level in the future.

Antoine “Fats” Domino (1928- )

Antoine “Fats” Domino, early rock and roll musician, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 26, 1928 to Antoine Domino, a former plantation worker, and Donatile Gros, a Creole of light complexion.  Fats, as he was soon called because of his weight, was raised in a large family … Read MoreAntoine “Fats” Domino (1928- )

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Vancouver Branch

Image Ownership: Public Domain Vancouver, Washington Branch 1139 is the 1139th charter organization of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).  The Vancouver Branch was founded in 1943 during the surge in the African American population in the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington area … Read MoreNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Vancouver Branch

John Daniel Singleton (1968- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain John Daniel Singleton, an Academy Award-nominated film director, producer and screenwriter, was born on January 6, 1968 in Los Angles, California.  Singleton was raised in South Central Los Angeles, a personal experience that can be seen in his films which often … Read MoreJohn Daniel Singleton (1968- )