Databases

Salem History [Full Text]

Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.

Sanborn Maps (ProQuest) [Full Text]

Large-scale maps of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to the inch. Lists street blocks and building numbers including numbers in use at the time the map was made as well as previous numbers. Created to assist fire insurance companies.

Dates of Coverage: 
1867-1970

Seattle times : 1896-1984 (Readex)

This database provides full text coverage of the Seattle Times, a major Northwest newspaper, from 1896 to 1984. Currently contains material back to 1900, including articles and advertisements.