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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.

Canyon Creek Lodge (original).
C.T. Roscoe Garage.
L.C. Engel building.
The Edmonds Café.
Yost Auto Company.

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.

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty


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