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Seattle Neighborhood History Project

The Seattle Neighborhood History Project provides a starting point for accessing historical information about Seattle neighborhoods from the Library's special collections and elsewhere.

Seattle Neighborhood History Project

George Gulacsik Space Needle Photograph Collection

From the first concrete pour in May 1961 to the opening of the World's Fair in 1962, the Gulacsik Collection offers a comprehensive view of the Space Needle’s construction. With over 2,400 images and a notebook detailing day by day construction details, the collection offers a fascinating and thorough view of the Needle’s …

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George Gulacsik Space Needle Photograph Collection

Frank A. Kunishige Collection

This online series presents the Library's full collection of 56 Frank A. Kunishige photographs, donated in 1961 by Frank Kunishige's wife, Gin Kunishige. Kunishige was a skilled Pictorialist photographer and one of the first members of the internationally recognized Seattle Camera Club. Selected prints from this collection are …

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Frank A. Kunishige Collection

Municipal News

The Municipal League of Seattle was organized on May 23, 1910 with a mission of informing and involving its members and the public in civic issues. The League began publishing the Municipal League News one year later on June 24, 1911, and has continued publishing the News (with variations in both the newsletter name and the organization …

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Municipal News

Seattle Historical Photograph Collection

The Seattle Historical Photograph Collection contains more than 1,900 images that illuminate the early history of Seattle. These images were taken by the pioneering photographers of their time and depict Seattle scenes and people from before, during and after Seattle's Great Fire in 1889. Waterfront photographs document …

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Seattle Historical Photograph Collection

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The Seattle Public Library's digital collections include digitized materials selected from the Library's special collections. Use the search box at the top of this page to search across all collections, or click the links on the left to view individual collections.

 

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Northwest Subject Index Collection

 

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Edward S. Curtis Digital Collection 

 

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