Skip to content

Capitol Visitor Services Summer Lecture Series

“Arrogance, Accusations and Ambitions: Governor Roland Hartley’s Tenure During the Capitol Building Years,” presented by researcher and author Lesley Klenk, Ph.D. Learn about Washington state’s 10th governor, his disdain for extravagance and his role in the latter part of the construction of the Legislative Building. Hartley was one of the few politicians who recognized the excess of the 1920s could not last forever.

The Summer Lecture Series is sponsored by the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) Capitol Visitor Services Volunteer Program. The content of the lectures was developed by individual presenters, not DES.