What's New

  • The Fall 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.
  • Check out our guide to legislative research.
  • Our latest Find of the Month features the tale of a "desperado" in the Seattle area in 1902.


Auto showroom on Westlake Avenue, 1970s
Item 179806, Historic Building Survey Photograph Collection (Record Series 1629-01)

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).