Issaquah History Museums



Walt Seil Remembers Hard Men, Fair Men, From Another Era

This story originally appeared in the Issaquah Reporter on December 18, 2009. By Jean Cerar Walt Seil was an Issaquah native, as was his father, Edward “Nogs” Seil, before him. When Walt recorded his memories for the Issaquah History Museums Oral History Video...
Top 10 Records in the Digital Collections from 2013

Top 10 Records in the Digital Collections from 2013

    At the end of every year we’re able to see what the top records from our Digital Collections are – meaning which photo, document, letter, etc. was accessed by the most people. It always fascinates me to see what records make this list and it is...
Looking for Local History: Ed Mott and WAM 2012 Wrap-Up

Looking for Local History: Ed Mott and WAM 2012 Wrap-Up

And so concludes Washington Archives Month 2012! We hope that you’ve been following our daily posts on Pinterest and Facebook as well as the occasional blog here. We’ve been saving the best for last: a part of our Issaquah Oral History Video (available...
Looking for Local History: Law & Order – IHM edition

Looking for Local History: Law & Order – IHM edition

    We’ve done tutorials in the past on how to search our digital collections so this will just be a general refresher – only with a focus on our Washington Archives Month 2012 theme: Law and Order. We’ve made searching for these sort of things easy. I think...
Issaquah History Museums Celebrates Washington Archives Month!

Issaquah History Museums Celebrates Washington Archives Month!

  Welcome to WashingtonArchives Month, October 2012! Ray Robertson and his two oldest children Full Record The purpose of Archives Month is “to celebrate the value of Washington’s historical records, to publicize the many ways these records enrich our lives, to...