- 1 National Archives-Pacific Alaska Region-Seattle
- 2 Introduction
- 3 Internet Sites & Databases
National Archives-Pacific Alaska Region-Seattle
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Documents and materials generated by the United States Federal Government for the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho are preserved here.
Microfilm for genealogy research available:
Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930 (including indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920);
Military service records;
Pension and bounty land warrant applications;
Some passenger arrival and naturalization records;
Records relating to the Five Civilized Tribes.
This microfilm is not available on loan. Microfilm readers and reader-printers are available to the public.
6125 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98115-7999
General Assistance: 206-336-5115
Hours of Service for the Public
Monday through Friday, 7:45 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.
Second Saturday each month, 9 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Microfilm research. Textual research by prior arrangement only.)
Closed weekends (except second Saturday each month), and Federal holidays.
Internet Sites & Databases
Online Public Access (OPA)
Public portal that provides access to nearly one million electronic records which are not available elsewhere online. To search these records go to the following link.
Access to Archival Databases (AAD)
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