Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017     Views: 39

There are several ways you can find historical images in our collection.

Search the catalog

  1. Enter the keyword for your community such as Snohomish, Edmonds, etc.
  2. Or enter * to see all historical images
  3. Choose Limit by: Digital Collections
  4. Hit go and view all the photos for this community.

Or, go directly to your community library page by clicking on the “Locations & Hours” on the upper band across all web pages.

  1. Click on your community from the map
  2. Link to the Historical Photo Archive in Quick Links on the right side of the page.

Or, from the Home Page click on the RESEARCH tab.

  1. Click on either the Genealogy or History box
  2. Click on the link on the right of the page to the Historical Photo Archive.

There are a couple of ways to view the images and descriptive data.

  1. Search the catalog to see thumbnail, full sized image and descriptive data.
  2. Search from the library web page to see a photo gallery that can be scrolled through. You can also link into the full descriptive data in the catalog and send an email postcard of the image.

Current Communities with historical images

LangleyClinton and Freeland Libraries and the South Whidbey Historical Society

Snohomish Library and Snohomish Historical Society

Darrington Library and Darrington Historical Society

Edmonds Library and Edmonds Historical Society

Everett Herald Archive (The Daily Herald)

Granite Falls Library and Granite Falls Historical Society

Monroe Library and Monroe Historical Society

Stanwood Library and the Stanwood Area Historical Society

New Catalog 

Our Historical Images Collections will be temporarily offline starting March 1st, 2017 when we transition to our new catalog. An exciting new tool is in the works and will be found on our Website in the near future. Meanwhile, we apologize for the construction and any inconvenience this may cause.