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

Photographs dating from the mid-1800s to the present day. » »

Oral Histories

Oral Histories

Oral histories from longtime Jewish community members in Seattle. » »

Oral Histories

Kline Galland Collection

This collection offers a look into the growth of the center and its successes as a major installation of Jewish Seattle. » »

Oral Histories

Jewish History in Washington

Washington Jewish community history for over 150 years. » »

Exhibits

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. (Link coming)

Washington 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.

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.