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Tacoma’s Dry Goods and Wet Goods: Nineteenth Century Jewish Pioneers, by Deborah Freedman presents the previously undocumented history of Tacoma’s Jewish community during the latter half of the 1800s, based on nearly two decades of the author’s primary research. Published in 2016.

Rising Up from Tacoma’s Twenty-One Disasters and Defeats. This 50-page book is a sequel to the popular 2010 title “Tacoma’s Twenty-One Tales Every Student Should Be Able to Tell.” Funded by a grant from The Puyallup Tribe of Indians.

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Aided by a grant from the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, the Tacoma Historical Society Press in 2010 published Tacoma’s Twenty-one Tales Every Student Should Be Able to Tell.

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Tacoma's Twenty-One Tales Book

The Tacoma Historical Society Press republished Herbert Hunt’s classic 1916 history, Tacoma, Its History and Its Builders; a Half Century of Activity, in 2005.

You can purchase your set at Tacoma Historical Society’s museum at 919 Pacific Avenue in Tacoma.

Herbert Hunt

“Showtime in Tacoma” by Blaine Johnson and Brian Kamens will be published in 2017.. Read more …

Tacoma Historical Society Press welcomes proposals. Contact the society at info@tacomahistory.org or PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401. Publication under the name of Tacoma Historical Society Press requires advance review by one or more editors approved by the THS board and authorization by the THS board.

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