Episode 43: Mayor Bertha Knight Landes

with Kinzie Shaw

Just a few years after women’s suffrage took effect in Washington, Seattle elected Bertha Knight Landes as it’s mayor. A shrewd politician and dedicated public servant, she served as the first female mayor of a major American city.

Episode 42: War on Monkey Island

with Amalia Larson

Guy Phinney was a lumber baron who built a menagerie on his 200 acre tract of land east of Green Lake. In the 1940s it became home to a bizarre spectacle as the monkeys in captivity went to war with each other.