What's New

  • Check out the new guide to Genealogical Research.
  • The Winter 2017 edition of our Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • SMA has a new exhibit in our lobby case, featuring Bertha Knight Landes, Seattle's first woman mayor.
  • Our latest Find of the Month lays out the licensure requirements for fortune tellers in 1897 Seattle.


Seattle City Council brochure, 1974
Found in folder "Brochures - City Council," Legislative Department Publications (Record Series 4600-13)

How do I find a photograph of my house?

There are several resources you can use to locate a photograph of your house. The best place to start is the Puget Sound Regional Branch of the State Archives (phone: 425-564-3940).