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Click on the link below to view photographs and listen to oral histories from the Digital Collections associated with the Washington State Jewish Archives.

WSJA Digital Collections

Washington Jewish Museum

The Washington Jewish Museum is the first Jewish museum dedicated to preserving the stories, lives, memories, and events that, have and continue to, shape Jewish life in Washington State. There are exhibit categories for People, Jewish Life, Organizations, Businesses, and Synagogues.

Generously funded by grants from: The Herbert and Rita Rosen Foundation, The Loeb Family Charitable Foundation, The Jewish Federation of Great Seattle, The Alfred and Tillie Shemanski Testamentary Trust, Helen Stusser and other generous individuals.

See the museum's inaugural exhibit on Kline Galland.

The Kline Galland Home











Dutton Home, the original Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged, Seattle, ca. 1910-1914. University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, Washington State Jewish Archives, PH Coll 854.5.



The Washington State Jewish Historical Society promotes interest in and knowledge of the life, history, and culture of the Jewish people and communities of the State of Washington.

The Society is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and disseminating the history of the Jews of Washington State. This unique history is shared through publications, exhibits, displays, speakers, and tours.