What's New

  • Follow our new Instagram account to see items from our collections and views behind the scenes at the archives!
  • Learn about Seattle's LGBT community during the 1980s in our new digital document library.
  • The Spring 2018 edition of our Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • Check out the new guide to Genealogical Research.
  • SMA has a new exhibit in our lobby case highlighting tools for preservation of photographs.
  • Our latest Find of the Month describes the holdup of a Ballard streetcar in 1900.

Civil Service League officials with poster for spring dance, 1958
Item 171426, Comptroller Scrapbooks (Record Series 1800-06)

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).