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Research Guides

Researching Seattle: Business, Industry & Labor

Sources for research into Seattle and the surrounding area

Selected Books on Business, Industry & Labor

Book: The everything store : Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon.
Book: Capitalist family values : gender, work, and corporate culture at Boeing
Book: The fight for fifteen : the right wage for a working America
book cover: The cost of free shipping : Amazon in the global economy
Book: Microsoft first generation : the success secrets of the visionaries who launched a technology empire
Book: Starbucked a double tall tale of caffeine, commerce, and culture
Book: Deep stall : the turbulent story of Boeing commercial airplanes
Book: Selling Seattle : representing contemporary urban America
Book: Remembering Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes : the legacy of Filipino American labor activism
book: Bezonomics : how Amazon is changing our lives, and what the world's best companies are learning from it
Book: Starbucks
book cover: Digital Dominance: the Power of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple
Book cover: Boeing 707 Family: A History
book cover: Amazon: How the World's Most Relentless Retailer Will Continue to Revolutionize Commerce
book: Invent and Wander : The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos

Business & Industry Resources

For more information on local business and industry check out the resources listed on the Business Research Guide

Archival collections

Additional archival collections can be found in Special Collections located in the basement of Allen Library south. Search their Collection Guides to identify other collections related to local business, industry & labor. Also search the Archives of the Museum of History & Industry.

The following collections, mostly historic photographs, have been digitized.

Local Business Information