What's New

  • Follow our new Instagram account to see items from our collections and views behind the scenes at the archives!
  • 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 highlighting tools for preservation of paper records.
  • Our latest Find of the Month describes mysterious deliveries of cash to the Mayor's Office in 1970.


Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno, 2002
Item 127414, Fleets and Facilities Department Imagebank Collection (Record Series 0207-01)

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).