Bytes and Boxes
Exhibits and News from the King County Archives
We preserve and provide access to County records of enduring historical value.
Browse online exhibits and the Bytes and Boxes blog. Please visit the main website to learn more about the Archives.
KING COUNTY ARCHIVES ONLINE EXHIBITS
Primary sources that document Seattle-King County Public Health Department’s response to the 1980s and 1990s AIDS epidemic.
A sampling of photographs taken by King County bridge inspector Thomas Patrick Blum from 1931 to 1934.
Photographs, recordings, videos, and textual records that document the 1979 Design Symposium and the Earthworks project it spawned.
LAKE WASHINGTON SHIP CANAL
Drawings, photographs, maps, and documents commemorating the July 4, 1917, opening of the Lake Washington Ship Canal and its impact on the mills of Salmon Bay.
Photographs from 1909 to 1970 documenting the daily work of Seattle-King County Department of Public Health employees.
Images documenting the activities of King County residents during the 20th century.