Spokane Public Library's Northwest Room comprises over 13,000 items, this superb collection is readily available to the public during open hours. Most of the collection is searchable through the Library’s catalog. The collection consists of reference books, maps, directories, periodicals, government documents, and archival materials pertaining to the history, exploration, and settlement of the Northwest, or that region including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and the province of British Columbia. The Northwest Room offers information on every period from the late 1700’s to the present.
The Washington State Digital Archives is the nation's first archives dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent legal, fiscal or historical value. You can search online or visit the archives by appointment.
Spokane Historical is a project of the Public History program at Eastern Washington University. Most of the stories were created by EWU students. Spokane Historical is a free app available on your Android or iPhone smart phone or tablet. Want to become involved with Spokane Historical? We are seeking partners, stories, sponsors and ideas to add more stories to Spokane Historical. Contact Dr. Larry Cebula at LarryCebula@gmail.com to see how you can help!