Newsletters

Current newsletters are mailed quarterly to the museum membership. To receive museum newsletters, consider becoming a member.

The Renton Historical Society began producing newsletters in 1970. Older issues of the newsletter are stored in the research library available for viewing by appointment.

2011

December 2011
The Historic Melrose

September 2011
A River Ran Through It: The Great Renton Flood of 1911

June 2011
From Carnegie to the Cedar River: Renton's Libraries

March 2011 
Going on 100, Renton High Teens Look At Life

2010

December 2010
A Glorious Future: Renton High's First 20 Years

September 2010
Pacific Northwest Coast and Coast Salish Native Cultures

June 2010
Reading, Writing, & Photography: The Emmons Williams Collection

March 2010
Oral Histories and World War II

2009

December 2009 
A River Ran Through It: The Great Renton Flood of 1911

September 2009 
Chop-House Confidential: the evolution of fine dining in Renton

June 2009
Food for Freedom, Vegetables for Victory

March 2009
Renton's General Stores: Groceries, Bakeries, Meat and Fish Markets

2008

December 2008
Strike Up The Band!: Renton's love affair with musical expression

September 2008 
They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To: Renton's Historic Buildings

May 2008 
Extra! Extra!: The story of Renton's early newspapers

March 2008 
Building Renton: George W. Custer, Carpenter & Contractor

2007

December 2007
Our Favorite Renton Santa's

September 2007
The Original Homeland Security, the 212th Coast Artillery (AA) - Defenders of Renton's Skies: 1942-1945

June 2007
Renton's Hilltop Community

March 2007
Renton's Black Pioneers

2006

December 2006
Agnes Edwards - Pioneer and Pioneering Woman

October 2006
Elliott Farm: Dairy Hopes and Dreams

June 2006
Shades of the Wild West: Robbery on the Interurban

March 2006
Let's Roll! The History of Rollerland - "The Nation's Finest Skating Pavilion"

2005

December 2005
Let's Think About That! Part Two

September 2005
Let's Think About That! Part One

June 2005
In The Garden of Eden: A Kennydale Story

March 2005
Buckaroos, Bronc Busters & Beards: The Story of Frontier Days, Renton's 1st Major Festival

2004

December 2004 
House Calls to High Tech: Renton's Hospitals

September 2004
The Snows Cometh

June 2004 
Rhag Cymru at Dyna, From Wales to Here: The Life of Mary Ann Edwards Lewis

March 2004 
R.P.D. Blue

2003

November 2003 
Boyhood Days in Renton

August 2003 
China Grove: Renton's Kuang Gong in the Talbot Coal Mine

May 2003 
Women's Lib in Renton: Ethel Martin's Woman-run Fashion Boutique

2002

November 2002 
Ourve's River: A Hudson's Bay Company Adventure to the Duwamish in 1838

August 2002 
Renton Rocket's On Rainier: The Commercial Club Boosts the King County Grange Fair, 1916

May 2002
Raising Kane

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