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"Reflection of Mt. McKinley on Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, Alaska, circa 1988." Randy Brandon Collection, Anchorage Museum, B2016.019.06458.036.04.04.
"Bridge across Hess Creek Canyon, leading the the Hartley house, circa 1885." George Fox University Photographs. GFU.01.09. George Fox University Archives. Murdock Library. George Fox University.
Unknown, "Students in Airplane, 1946." Linfield College Archives Photograph Collection. Image. Submission 113.
"Dr. Henry Fielding Reed leading a Mazama party down the soon-to-be-named Reed Glacier on Mount Hood, 1901." Mazama Library and Historical Collections, VM1993.020 Mt Hood, 1901.
Oregon Metro Archives.
"Deputy Seth Davidson rides his motorcycle up Beacon Rock on March 18, 1930. From the records of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office." Multnomah County Archives.
"Mount Hood from Lost Lake, circa 1910." Kiser Photo Co. photographs, Org. Lot 140, bb000223, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
“University of Oregon Medical School football team, 1894,” OHSU Digital Commons, accessed August 16, 2018.
"Old Fort Road Campus, circa 1950s," University Archives, Oregon Institute of Technology.
"Belle Bloom Gevurtz, Sarah Goodman, Ophelia Goodman, Helen Goodman, Lillian Heldfond, and Ann Zaik at Cannon Beach, circa 1914," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM2996.
"Men repairing the dome of Congregation Beth Israel building on NW Flanders St., designed in 1925 by Herman Brookman, 1981," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM9966.
"View of OAC from Lower Campus, 1909." Oregon State University Archives and Special Collections.
"Woman with Child, n.d.," C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana. Joseph Henry Sharp Photograph Collection.
"Green Lake Park, 1985." Seattle Arts Commission. [Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
"Aerial view of Century 21 World's Fair, 1962." City Light Negatives, Seattle Municipal Archives.
"Students studying in the library, University of Washington, circa 1908-1909," Arthur Dean University of Washington Photograph Album, PH Coll 903, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
"PH037_b089_S00208," Angelus Studio photographs, 1880s-1940s, University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Forest ranger cabin in the Olympic National Forest in the Elwha Valley, 1924." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Stacking alfalfa hay near Grandview, circa 1925." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
"Inauguration of Governor Ferry, November 11, 1889." Rogers (photographer), Inauguration of Governor Ferry Photographs, 1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Yakima Pears." Washington State Library collection of photographs by Asahel Curtis, circa 1920-1940 (MS 0544-29).
"Student in Professor Frank Chalfant's Phonetics Laboratory," 1912. The lab was an early precursor to today's Foreign Language Lab. Washington State University Lantern Slides collection.
Bill Phillips, "Wheel Shop employees in Livingston during the last days of Livingston BN Shops," Park County." Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

Repository and Museum Tours

Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting

April 28-30, 2016



While at the conference, you will have to opportunity to tour some of local repositories and museums on Thursday and Saturday afternoons. 

All tours are FREE but reservations are REQUIRED. Please contact Anne Jenner (ajenner@uw.edu) to reserve your spot(s) before April 27.

University District Attractions | Seattle Attractions such as the architectural marvel that is the Seattle Public Library.


MOHAI Resource Center
5933 6th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98108
Carpooling recommended – Local Arrangements Committee will help arrange
Thursday, April 28th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour limit: 15 people (reserve a spot by emailing Anne Jenner ajenner@uw.edu)

Jody Hendrickson, Archivist and Betsy Bruemmer, Collections Manager of the Museum of History and Industry, will offer a tour of the Sophie Frye Bass Library, the Collections Office, and Conservation Lab.  The Library has a cold room for nitrate negative storage, a stand-alone unit that was installed as part of the renovation of the building.  Howard Giske, Photo Curator, will speak to the details. 



Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
719 S. King St. Seattle, WA 98104 (Pioneer Square)
Easy access by city bus or light rail
Thursday, April 28th, , 3:00 pm
Tour limit: 20 people (reserve a spot by emailing Anne Jenner ajenner@uw.edu)

The Historic Hotel Immersion Tour from The Wing takes visitors back in time to learn about the history of the neighborhood and the building the museum currently resides in. The tour is an hour long and allows visitors a guided immersive experience through the historically preserved spaces of the old Freeman Hotel. Visitors will have a chance to visit the very first Chinese import/export shop ever established in 1913, Yick Fung, walk through the halls of the old hotel to see how our Asian Pacific immigrant pioneers called home in the early 1900s, and step inside a Family Association hall to explore the way the communities organized themselves. The tour is a great introduction to the museum and provides early Asian Pacific history to Seattle as a precursor to our many exhibits that highlight more stories from the Asian Pacific Islander American communities. 


Northwest African American Museum
2300 S. Massachusetts Street, Seattle, WA 98144
Easily accessible by bus 48 or carpooling can be arranged
Saturday, April 30th, 2:30 pm
Tour limit: 20 people (reserve a spot by emailing Anne Jenner ajenner@uw.edu)

Join us for a guided tour of two exhibits, The Journey Gallery and Posing Beauty in African American Culture The Journey Gallery shares and celebrates the many journeys people of African descent have taken to get to the Pacific Northwest. It is a hand shake into the multifaceted history of our region and how these communities have shaped it.

Opening that very day (!) Posing Beauty in African American Culture features a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty and highlight how we see ourselves and are seen by others.  Among the many distinguished photographers represented in this group exhibition organized by Dr. Deborah Willis are Anthony Barboza, Sheila Pree Bright, Leonard Freed, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Russell Lee, Jamel Shabazz, Hank Willis Thomas, Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, and Ernest C. Withers.



University of Washington Special Collections
Allen Library South, lower level
An easy 15 minute walk from the hotel
Saturday, April 30th, 2:00 pm
Tour limit: 15 people (reserve a spot by emailing Anne Jenner ajenner@uw.edu)

UW archivists and curators will guide a tour of the Special Collections reading room, workrooms, and closed stacks.  Special attention will be given to the film preservation and processing area.  Special Collections has one of the only active film archiving programs in Washington and is a founding member of MIPOPs (Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound http://www.mipops.org/).  A prime example of fine archiving work is documented in Grays Harbor Happenings: The Newsreels of C.D. Anderson, a prize winning documentary on the preservation of early news footage.


Living Computer Museum
2245 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134 
Light rail from Husky Stadium, leaving at 1:49 to SODO station at 2:08
Saturday, April 30th, 2:30 pm
Tour limit: 25 people (reserve a spot by emailing Anne Jenner ajenner@uw.edu)

Archivist Cynde Moya will lead a 45 minute back-of-the-house tour of the 15,000 square feet archival storage on the third floor, the engineering lab, and the big computer equipment in the basement. An exciting tour for archivists, highlighting the unusual challenges of managing a collection of computers, documentation, and software.   After the tour, you can optionally attend the 3:15 guided tour of the museum led by a talented tour guide, or, enjoy the museum hall with working vintage computers to see, read about, and try out on your own.  



Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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