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Oral Histories

This list was compiled to aid researchers in finding oral history interviews with city elected officials and longtime city employees that are held by repositories other than the Seattle Municipal Archives. Transcripts are linked from this page when they are accessible online. Researchers should contact the listed institutions directly for information about access to the interviews, availability of transcripts, and other questions.


Washington State Oral History Program


Museum of History & Industry

  • Gordon Clinton - Mayor
  • Jim Diers - Department of Neighborhoods
  • Bob Gogarty - Assistant to Mayor Uhlman
  • Phyllis Lamphere - City Council Member
  • Marion Langstaff - City Planning Commission
  • John Miller - City Council Member
  • Norm Rice - Mayor
  • Charles Royer - Mayor
  • Paul Schell - Mayor
  • Jim Street - City Council Member
  • Wes Uhlman - Mayor

University of Washington

  • Roy W. Morse - Water Department Superintendent and City Engineer

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project


HistoryLink
Edited transcripts are online; original interviews not available.


If you know of other relevant interviews that should be added to this list, please contact us at archives@seattle.gov.