NIKKI MANDELL is a history professor, emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she taught courses in historical research methods and United States, women's, business, and labor history. She is author of The Corporation as Family: The Gendering of Corporate Welfare, 1890–1930 (2002), Thinking Like a Historian: Rethinking History Instruction (2007), and numerous articles.
LAURIE MERCIER is the Claudius O. and Mary W. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History at Washington State University Vancouver, where she teaches courses on the history of the United States, the Pacific Northwest, immigration and migration, women, and labor. Mercier's publications include "Breadwinning, Equity, and Solidarity: Labor Feminism in Oregon before the Second Wave," (Oregon Historical Quarterly, Spring 2019); "Surviving Montana: Women's Memories of Work and Family Life, 1900–1960," (Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Autumn 2015), and Speaking History: The American Past through Oral Histories (Palgrave, 2010).
JEFFRY UECKER holds an M.A. in history from Portland State University and an M.Div. from the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. His career in public history includes working as a museum educator at the Oregon Historical Society, work in historic preservation, and freelance writing with an emphasis on art as historical artifact. Uecker has authored History through Art Timeline (Davis Publications, 2001) and Lewis and Clark in Oregon Art (Oregon Historical Society Press, 2003).