Issaquah History Museums



Hearing History: Bob Gray

Hearing History: Bob Gray

Seattle Biomedical Research Institute (now the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research) was founded in 1976, with an unlikely start in Issaquah. Seattle BioMed began as the Issaquah Research Group Lab, a project that was sponsored by the Pine Lake Presbyterian...
Hearing History: Camilla Berg Erickson

Hearing History: Camilla Berg Erickson

  Camilla Berg Erickson Yearbook Photo ca 1936 Camilla Erickson: I don’t recall that there was anything specific about being Norwegian in with Swedes. My Uncle Andrew, he was married to a Swedish lady. And she had a brother that lived here, and he had a...
Hearing History: Walt Seil

Hearing History: Walt Seil

  Walt SeilSenior Yearbook Photoca 1941     Maria McLeod: Well, OK, so tell me the story about shooting off your hand. Walt Seil: Well, this was in the fall of the year. And Tony Campbell, who was neighbors to us, him and I decided to go hunting for deer. We...
Hearing History: Vernon “Babe” Anderson

Hearing History: Vernon “Babe” Anderson

  Vernon “Babe” Anderson ca 1945 Full Record   Maria McLeod: …So what land are you giving to the city? Vernon Anderson: The whole thing. MM: The old farmhouse, too? And this place? VA: Yeah, everything. MM: So what is this going to become?...
Hearing History: Washington Archives Month 2013

Hearing History: Washington Archives Month 2013

Welcome to Washington Archives Month 2013! Every year Washington State’s Archives celebrate the month of October by choosing a topic to highlight in museum collections across the state. This year the theme has been chosen as oral histories – and we...