Washington State Jewish Archives

The collections of the Jewish Archives are physically housed in the Special Collections Division of the University of Washington Libraries. The Jewish Archives are a collaborative project between Special Collections and the Washington State Jewish Historical Society (WSJHS).

The Collection

Photographs

Photographs

The collection contains photographs dating from the mid- 1800’s to present day.

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Oral Histories

Oral Histories

Oral histories from longtime residents and newcomers to the Jewish community in Washington state.

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History

collaborative projects

Collaborative Projects

Curated exhibits using content in the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Debut-Exhibit: Kline Galland Collection (coming soon)

Jewish history

Jewish History in Washington

A brief introduction to Washington Jewish community history from more than 150 years.

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Links

Washington Jewish Museum

Washington Jewish Museum

The Washington Jewish Museum is a project from the WSJHS that will highlight the history of Jewish people and institutions in Washington State and beyond.

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WA State Jewish Historical Society

Washington State Jewish Historical Society

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.

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Sponsors

The WSJHS is grateful to its sponsors, donors, and members for helping to ensure that Jewish history in Washington is preserved and curated for future generations.