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Research Guides

Seattle: Neighborhoods & Communities

Sources for research into Seattle and the surrounding area

Seattle's Neighborhood History and Culture

Image credit: South School students and teachers, 1889, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.

Other Resources

City Government Neighborhood Projects


The "Images of America" book series includes several titles on Seattle. Diverse topics include brewing, the World's Fair, and music venues, as well as neighborhoods like Ravenna, Green Lake, and Rainier Valley. 

Try a keyword search and add "Images of America" and "Seattle" to browse titles.