Student Historian

Victoria (Tori) Bishop is an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle. She will graduate in 2013, having double-majored in Law, Societies and Justice and History with a minor in Human Rights. Her primary interest in her studies have been topics relating to American history during the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. She plans to attend law school starting fall of 2013.

Jesse Calvin Wineberry (1955- )

Former Washington State Legislator and current internet business entrepreneur, Jesse Calvin Wineberry was born in 1955 in Sedro Woolley, Washington, and adopted by parents Peter and Mary Wineberry. Wineberry grew up in Seattle’s Central District and attended Queen Anne High School. He earned a degree … Read MoreJesse Calvin Wineberry (1955- )

William [Willie “the Lion”] Smith (1897-1973)

Jazz pianist, Willie “the Lion” Smith was born William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff on November 25, 1897. Smith was born to parents Ida Oliver and Frank Bertholoff in Goshen, New York. Bertholoff passed away in 1901, and Oliver married mechanic John Smith. The two raised … Read MoreWilliam [Willie “the Lion”] Smith (1897-1973)