“SouthWest Stories” Archives

October 29th, 2017

PAST PRESENTATIONS:

Stu Hennessey: Alki Bicycling History


We are grateful for the interest and generosity of our our speakers. In chronological order, our speakers so far have been Rob Ketcherside, Tom Collier, Carol-Ann Thornton, Ron Tjerandsen, Peder Nelson, Ken Workman, Greg Nickels, Larry Gossett, Edie Neeson, Sheila Brown, Greg Lange, Tracy Record/Patrick Sand, Toni Reineke/Mariane Hermanson, Frank Zuvella, Mike Bergman, Harriet Baskas, Clay Eals and Brad Chrisman and Stu Hennessey.

Please enjoy this video of the presentation of Harriet Baskas of Humanities Washington about “The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really, Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love and Memory,” for SouthWest Stories on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Southwest Library. Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Please enjoy this video of the presentation of Mike Bergman about “Streetcar Suburbs: The History of the Highland Park & Lake Burien Railway,” for SouthWest Stories on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Delridge Library. Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Please enjoy this video of the presentation of Frank Zuvela, interviewed by Carol Vincent, about “Riverside Lives! Little-known Stories of a Croatian Fishing Community,” for SouthWest Stories on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at South Park Library. Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Please enjoy this video of the presentation of Toni Reineke and Mariane Hermanson of West Seattle Community Orchestras at SouthWest Stories on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at West Seattle Library. Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Please enjoy this video of the presentation of Tracy Record and Patrick Sand, co-publishers of West Seattle Blog, at SouthWest Stories on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at High Point Library. Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Greg Lange, King County archivist, speaking at “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Southwest Library on “Welcome Home: Searching for the Secret Lives of Houses.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Sheila Brown, education program manager for Camp Long, speaking at “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at the Delridge Library on “The Diamond Anniversary of Camp Long: Rocking Outdoor Recreation for 75 Years.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Edie Neeson, co-founder and first executive director of ArtsWest, for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the West Seattle Library: “Setting the Stage for Success: The Inspiring Saga of ArtsWest.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video! (After her presentation, Edie let us know that the correct year of the founding of West Seattle Totem Theatre was 1982, not 1981 as she inadvertently stated in her talk.)

 

Enjoy this video of King County Council member Larry Gossett’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at the High Point Library: “High Point and the Homeboys.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Greg Nickels’ presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the West Seattle Library: “Taking the City by Storm: Reminiscences of West Seattle’s First (and Only) Big-City Mayor.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Ken Workman’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at the Delridge Library: “A Conversation with the Great-Great-Great-Great Grandson of Chief Seattle.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video! To see a transcript of Ken’s talk, click here.

 

Enjoy this video of Peder Nelson’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at the West Seattle Library: “A Centennial Salute: Boeing’s Roots in West Seattle.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Ron Tjerandsen’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the West Seattle Library: “From the Shore to the Bluff: An Immigrant Family’s Story.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Carol-Ann Thornton’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Southwest Library: “Culture Shock: The Awakening of Alki and West Seattle in 1962 and Beyond.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video!

 

Enjoy this video of Tom Collier’s presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Delridge Library: “Across the Bridge: West Seattle Heritage in Jazz.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video! To learn more about Tom Collier and his music, click here. To see a bio of Tom from the 2015 West Seattle High School Alumni Chinook, with highlights of his amazing career, click here.

 

Enjoy this video of Rob Ketcherside’s kickoff presentation for “SouthWest Stories” on Sunday, March 20, 2016, at the High Point Library: “L.A. on California Avenue: The Morgan Street Drive-In Market.” Big thanks to Klem Daniels Productions for contributing this video! To learn more about Rob Ketcherside and his urban-history research, click here.