State Historical Society
Washington State Historical Society Research Center
315 No. Stadium Way, Tacoma, WA 98403
hours: by appointment on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. afternoons.
Title: WPA Washington State Federal Writers' Project
Volume: 18 cubic feet
Description: Resource data collected for: "Washington: A Guide to
the Evergreen State", published in 1941. The information (primarily
typescripts, dating from 1936-1938) is arranged by geographic location
(county) and topic. Various topics include: education, industry and
resources, religion, transportation, communications, population, and
points of interest (tourist attractions).
Title: WPA Washington State Photograph Collection
Volume: 850 images
Description: Photographs, dating from 1936-1941, arranged by
geographic location (county) and topic. Various subjects include:
construction and improvement of schools, airports, parks, roads, sewers
and other public work projects.
Title: WPA King County Emergency Relief
Administration Photograph Collection
Volume: 99 images
Description: Photographs, dating from 1933-1934, depicting public
work projects in Seattle and King County. Various subjects include:
construction and improvement of parks and schools.