Washington State

Classics in Washington History – Digital collection of full-text books, including rare and out of print titles related to Washington state history.

Economy of Washington including Washington Agriculture and Manufacturing – Information on Washington’s economy, including agriculture, manufacturing, and service industries.

Experience Washington – Find what you need to plan the perfect trip to Washington State from the official website by Washington State Tourism.

Find It! Washington – Government records and documents, including city, county, state, tribal, and regional governments.

Historical Maps – Historical maps of Washington, searchable by time period or type of map.

Jones Photo Historical Collection – Nearly 9,000 photographs of western Washington work and family life.

Pamphlet and Textual Ephemera Collection – Washington state theater, tourism, and urban development pamphlets, books, and theater programs, including the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1909.

Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History – This site provides information, photos and other resources related to Washington State History.

Seattle Municipal Archives – Lots of digital documents and other resources from the City of Seattle.

Simply Washington (PDF file – 10.34 MB) – Browse through the new online book, Simply Washington, from the Secretary of State’s office. It explains all aspects of Washington State from profiles on key players in state government, to the basics of voting, to lessons in law creation. They have also highlighted what makes this state so unique, like its booming tech industry, history of strong women leaders, and much more.

Simply Washington is a great civics resource for students and out-of state visitors. All of the information is in the public domain so you can feel free to use it as you see fit!

Spokan Tribe of Indians – Information, poetry, myths and legends, and other resources related to the Spokan Tribe of Indians.

USGS Washington Water Science Center – Information on Washington’s rivers and streams.

Washington History – Historical records, newspapers, and other Washington State history resources.

Washington Quick Facts from the US Census Bureau – Frequently requested statistics for Washington from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Washington State Information – Washington information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees.

Washington State History Museum – Link to the Washington State History Museum – information, resources, and lesson plans.

Washington State Volcanoes and Volcanics – Includes all the major Cascade Range volcanoes, plus more, including the volcanoes of Lewis and Clark and sightings of three Washington State Volcanoes.