Other resources from the Office of the Secretary of State
History of voting in Washington
A timeline of elections and voting in Washington State, featuring information about Womens' Suffrage and Civil Rights.
Washington history though the people who lived it. Civil rights activists, astronauts, rock stars and public servants- who is your hero?
Washington State Digital Archives
Search and view primary source documents from Washington State history. Washington's is the nation's first archives dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies. Get started with the Archive's top 10 treasures.
Washington State Library
The original Washington Territorial Library was founded in 1853. Today, Washingtonians use the library to learn about the government, history, and culture of our state. Students can also participate in the Library's Letters about Literature contest (grades 4 - 12).
Primary sources about our state history including maps, newspapers, classical publications and geneology resources.