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King County Snapshots

Digital photograph collection

Website: King County Snapshots

Project Synopsis

King County Snapshots presents King County, Washington, through more than 12,000 historical images carefully chosen from thirteen organizations' collections. These cataloged 19th and 20th century images portray people, places, and events in the county's urban, suburban, and rural communities.

People Involved

  • Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Seattle, WA
  • Eastside Heritage Center, Bellevue, WA
  • Maple Valley Historical Society, Maple Valley, WA
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle, WA
  • Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie, WA
  • Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Seattle, WA
  • Rainier Valley Historical Society, Seattle, WA
  • Renton Historical Museum, Renton, WA
  • Shoreline Historical Museum, Shoreline, WA
  • University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA
  • White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA
  • Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA

Libraries Role

Contributor of resources, plus consulting services, especially from the Metadata Interest Group.  Designed and developed the website.