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Researching Seattle: Maps & Images

Sources for research into Seattle and the surrounding area

Historic Postcards of Seattle

Postcard: Automobile and fallen tree across road, Woodland Park
Fishermen's fleet at Salmon Bay, n.d.
Luna Park roller coaster, West Seattle, n.d.
Postcard: Bird's-eye view of Harbor Island and the East Waterway, Seattle, ca. 1915
Students canoeing near Canoe House, University of Washington, ca. 1908
Postcard: Elliott Bay from Queen Anne Hill, ca. 1911
Bicycling around Green Lake, n.d.
Postcard: Skyline of Seattle, including the Smith Tower and waterfront, ca. 1928
Postcard: Denny Hall exterior showing southeast side, University of Washington
Aerial view of campus, University of Washington, between 1947 and 1979
Pioneer Place, 1st Ave., James St., and Yesler Way, n.d.
Football team, University of Washington, ca. 1915
Aerial view of the Court of Honor looking toward Mount Rainier, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific-Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 1909
Alki Point Lighthouse, n.d.
Anderson Hall, University of Washington, between 1925 and 1927
Columns with bi-plane overhead, University of Washington, after 1921
Regrade construction showing sluicing activity, ca. 1906
Frye Hotel, L.C. Smith Building and the Arctic Club.
Rainier Vista showing Mount Rainier and Suzzallo Library, University of Washington, between 1930 and 1944
Stream in Ravenna Park, 1912
University of Washington crew, 1908