What's New

  • The City of Seattle is 150 years old! Visit this page to see how we're continuing to celebrate the City's sesquicentennial.
  • Our latest Find of the Month features complaints about a saloon at Fourth and Pike.
  • The Winter 2019 edition of our Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • Seattle Channel's CityStream features SMA in History of Homelessness in Seattle.
  • Our crowdsourcing project for transcribing early City records was featured on King 5 Evening Magazine. Learn more about how you can help us make original records more accessible at our Volunteering page!