Historical Photo Archive

Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Everett Herald. This archive continues to grow as more images are digitized. Below is a rotating sample of the images available in our collections.

Bicycle Tree.
Shay locomotive.
Margaret and Toby Callahan.
Aftermath of the Bakeman Furniture building fire.
1968 Oak Harbor 4th of July parade - 7 of 11.

Story behind the pictures

Hear the story behind photographs that are part of Digitize Our Community History. The photo preservation project is produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island Counties, and the Everett Herald.

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