New Ways to Research Neighborhood History

View up Washington St. into Tenderloin District from Jackson St. Wharf, ca. 1892, Seattle Historical Photograph Collection

Curious to learn more about your neighborhood’s past? This month, we’ve added a great new resource to our Neighborhood History Project – The Northwest Subject Index Collection. This collection contains selected cards from the Seattle Room Northwest Subject Index and Post-Intelligencer Index. These cards contain citations which point to books, newspaper articles and archival collections available for research on particular neighborhoods. Often you will find little descriptions of a neighborhood’s history or an accompanying article. If you look at the cards in order, you can establish a good timeline of each neighborhood’s story. Continue reading “New Ways to Research Neighborhood History”