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 electronic records.
  • Our latest Find of the Month describes an early effort to promote equal pay for women.


Board of Park Commissioners annual report, 1941
Department of Parks and Recreation Annual Reports (Record Series 1802-H6)

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).