Local History Resources Index
Pierce County Library System


Rev: Jan. 2006 Research Corner Library Home
TOPIC TITLE LOCATION CALL NO# FORMAT DATE PAGE NOTES
ALDER Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 See Index A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
ALDER History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.217-225, vol. 2 2 Volumes
ALDER A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
ALDER History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 217-225 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
ALDER Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 103-128 Photos, information on historic buildings
ALDER Alder, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, book pages (copied)
ALDER Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County LWD, SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
ALDERTON Orting Valley, Yesterday and Today LWD, SH, Various NW 917.977 ORTING Book 1987 p. 106  
ALDERTON The History of the Town of Orting LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RUSHTON Book 1981 p. 39 Photos, name index
ALDERTON A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 66, vol. 1 A pictorial history
ALDERTON Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
ALDERTON Alderton, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
AMERICAN LAKE Pierce County Cultural Resources Inventory, Vol. V : Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 257-306 Photos, information on historic buildings
AMERICAN LAKE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R979.778 HIST Book 1990   p. 61, vol. 1; Veteran's Hospital p. 40, vol. 1
ANDERSON ISLAND From the Kitchens of Anderson Island LWD, Various 651.5 FROM TH Book 1986   Recipes
ANDERSON ISLAND Island Memoir; a Personal History of Anderson & McNeil Islands Various 917.97 CAMM Book 1969    
ANDERSON ISLAND Island in the Sound Various 917.97 HECK Book 1967    
ANDERSON ISLAND Island Year Various NW 500.9797 Book 1972    
ANDERSON ISLAND Anderson Island Cemetery Records, Pierce County LWD NW-R 929.5797 ANDER Book 1984    
ANDERSON ISLAND A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents See Supplemental Index in Appendix A
ANDERSON ISLAND Pierce County -- SuburbAn Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
ANDERSON ISLAND Anderson Island Historical Society     Organization     Otso Point Road, Anderson Island, 98303, 253-884-2135. Operates and preserves Johnson Farm.
ARLETTA Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 70-75  
ARLETTA Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping     also Burley, Cromwell, Glen Cove, Lakebay, Longbranch, Warren, Wauna, Wollechet Bay
ARTONDALE Early Gig Harbor Steamboats : Based on the Journals of Emmett Hunt PAC, PEN NW 386.2243 MCDON Book 1984    
ARTONDALE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 58, 59, vol 1 A pictorial history
ASHFORD Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 p. 2-3, 9-10, 32-33 A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
ASHFORD History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.184-190, vol. 2 2 Volumes
ASHFORD A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Illustrations p. 78, vol. 2; p. 31, 59, vol. 4; Railroad p. 6, vol. 1
ASHFORD History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 184-189 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
ASHFORD Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 145-167 Photos, information on historic buildings
ASHFORD Ashford, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, book pages (copied)
ASHFORD Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
BENSTON Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. I, Kapowsin Planning  Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 189-209 Photos, information on historic buildings
BONNEY LAKE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Churches p. 68-69, vol. 1; p. 18-19, vol. 3; Illustrations p. 64, vol. 2
BONNEY LAKE Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. III, Tapps & Clearwater Planning Area LWD, SUM NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 146-171 Photos, information on historic buildings
BONNEY LAKE Bonney Lake LWD   File, Clipping      
BONNEY LAKE Bonney Lake, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
BROWN'S POINT Two Points of View LWD, Various NW 979.778 STEARS Book 1986    
BROWN'S POINT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 82, vol. 1; p. 46, vol. 2 Illustrations
BROWN'S POINT Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Browns Point LWD   File, Clipping      
BUCKLEY Buckley 1892 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 BUCKLEY Book 1992    
BUCKLEY The History of the Buckley Volunteer Fire Department SH, BUC, WIL NW 979.778 HISTORY Book 199?    
BUCKLEY The History of the Buckley Volunteer Fire Department SH, various NW 979.778 HISTORY Book 199?    
BUCKLEY The Evolution of Buckley, Washington : the Story of a Backwoods Town LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 ROBINS Book 1984    
BUCKLEY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 22, vol. 1 Illustrations p. 65, vol. 2; Railroad p. 6, vol. 7; Rainier School p. 40, vol. 1
BUCKLEY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. III, Tapps & Clearwater Planning Area LWD, SUM NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 14-145 Photos, information on historic buildings
BUCKLEY Buckley LWD   File, Clipping      
BUCKLEY Buckley, Town of SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, pamphlet
BUCKLEY Buckley, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
BUCKLEY Rainier School SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Fact sheets, brochure
BURNETT Mining Tragedies in Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various 979.778 MINING Book 1994 See Table of Contents 1890-1930
BURNETT Burnett items 1891-1965 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 CALT Book 1989?    
BURNETT Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various, also Circ NW-R 979.778 HALL Book 1994 p. 167-184 Many photographs
BURNETT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
BURNETT Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. III, Tapps & Clearwater Planning Area LWD, SUM NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 331-349 Photos, information on historic buildings
BURNETT Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
BURNETT Burnett, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
CARBONADO Mining Tragedies in Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various 979.778 MINING Book 1994 See Table of Contents 1890-1930
CARBONADO Carbonado Mine Explosion, December 9, 1899 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 CARB Book 1983    
CARBONADO Carbon River Coal Country SH, Various NW 979.778 HALL Book 1980    
CARBONADO Old King Coal : the Pierce County Mining District in Late 1917 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 OLD KI Book 1941    
CARBONADO A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
CARBONADO Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various, also Circ NW-R979.778 HALL Book 1994 p. 91-154 Many photographs
CARBONADO Carbonado LWD   File, Clipping      
CARBONADO Carbonado, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, excerpts from books
CARBONADO Carbonado Centennial 1880-1980 LWD, Various 979.778 HALL Folder 1980    
CHAMBERS CREEK A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 5, vol. 1 Illustrations p. 8, vol. 4
CLAY CITY Clay City, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
CONNEL'S PRAIRIE Connel's Prairie History SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     "Inland Cultural Sites at Connel's Prairie" by Gerald Curry Hedlund
CROCKER The History of the Town of Orting LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RUSHTON Book 1981 p. 38 Photos, name index
CROMWELL Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 50-52, 57  
CUSTER Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. V, Lake Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 320-349 Photos, information on historic buildings
DASH POINT Two Points of View LWD, Various NW 979.778 STEARS Book 1986    
DASH POINT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 81, vol. 1 Illustrations p. 82, vol. 1; p. 46, vol. 2
DASH POINT Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- Brown's Point, Dash Point LWD   File, Clipping      
DAY ISLAND Day Island : a glimpse of the past LWD, PKS, UP NW 979.778 TUCKER Book 1997   includes photos
DAY ISLAND Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
DELANO BEACH Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 152  
DUPONT Dupont -- the Story of a Company Town LWD, Various 979.778 MUNYAN Book 1972    
DUPONT A Brief History of the Dupont-Fort Lewis School District Number 7 STL NW-R 371.0109 BRIEF Book 1968    
DUPONT A Twentieth Century History of Sequalitchew Creek LWD, Circ NW-R 979.778 ANDREWS Book 1994 p. 7-8 Natural history of creek area
DUPONT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
DUPONT Dupont LWD   File, Clipping      
DUPONT Dupont Historical Museum     Organization     207 Barksdale Ave, DuPont, 98327, 253-964-2399
EATONVILLE Proceedings: "Operation Bootstrap." Eatonville Community Study, Eatonville, Washington, 1953-1954 EAT 330.9797 PROCEED Book 1953-1954   Eatonville Community Study, 1953-54
EATONVILLE The Start of Methodism in the Northwest and the History of Eatonville Methodist Church EAT NW 287.6797 START Book 1995   Includes photos of church, pastors, members
EATONVILLE Proceedings: "Operation Bootstrap." Eatonville Community Study EAT NW 330.9797 PROCEED Book 1953-54   Detailed information on town and surrounding towns from that time period, also some older history of area
EATONVILLE Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 p. 22-24, 66-68 A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
EATONVILLE History of Tacoma, Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 vol. 1;  to p.170, vol. 2  
EATONVILLE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
EATONVILLE History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 5-170 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
EATONVILLE Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 51-102 Photos, information on historic buildings
EATONVILLE History of Pierce County, Vol. 1 LWD, SH R 979.7 BONN Book 1927 p. 529 Photos of first store and early hotel
EATONVILLE Eatonville LWD   File, Clipping      
EATONVILLE Eatonville, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
EATONVILLE Sunset Magazine : "Ohop Pioneer Farm" LWD   Periodical Aug 1977 p. 35  
EATONVILLE Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County LWD, SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
EDGEWOOD Pierce County--Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
EDGEWOOD Edgewood, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
ELBE History of the Elbe Evangelical Lutheran Kirche, Elbe, Washington LWD, EAT NW 284.1379 OLSON Book 1980    
ELBE Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 p. 29-32, 66-67 A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
ELBE Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 100 Elbe Lutheran Church
ELBE History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.191-216, vol. 2 2 Volumes
ELBE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
ELBE History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 191-216 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
ELBE Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 129-144 Photos, information on historic buildings
ELBE Elbe LWD   File, Clipping      
ELBE Elbe, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, excerpts from books
ELBE Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
ELECTRON A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p.74, vol 2 Illustrations
ELECTRON Electron LWD   File, Clipping      
ELECTRON Electron, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, book excerpt
ELGIN Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 103  
FAIRFAX Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various, also Circ NW-R 979.778 HALL Book 1994 p. 217-246 Many photographs
FAIRFAX A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 58, vol. 1 Illustrations p.66, vol. 2
FAIRFAX Pierce County--Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
FAIRFAX Fairfax, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Historic news articles
FIFE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 21, vol. 3 Buddhist religion p. 16, vol. 1; Illustrations p. 54, vol. 2
FIFE Fife LWD   File, Clipping      
FIFE Fife, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Historic and current news articles
FIRCREST The City of Fircrest comprehensive plan UP NW 307.1209 FIRCREST Book 1997    
FIRCREST Of Lions and Dreams, of Men and Realities : an Illustrated History LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 OSNE Book 1976   An illustrated history
FIRCREST A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
FIRCREST Fircrest LWD   File, Clipping      
FIRCREST Fircrest, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
FORT LEWIS Christmas in the Northwest, 1791-1929 STL NW 979.77 CHRISTMAS Book 1995 p. 71 Excerpts from diaries, newspaper articles
FORT LEWIS South on the Sound : an Illustrated History of Tacoma and Pierce County LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1984 p. 105-106, 108-110  
FORT LEWIS The Evergreen Post : A History of Fort Lewis LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 SWARM Book 1993    
FORT LEWIS A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
FORT LEWIS Fort Lewis : a history LWD NW-R355.7097 HUDDLES Book 1983   Covers history from 1917-1983
FORT LEWIS Fort Lewis LWD, SH   File, Clipping      
FORT LEWIS Fort Lewis, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, book excerpts, pamphlets
FORT LEWIS Fort Lewis Military Museum     Organization     Bldg 4320, Fort Lewis, 98433-5000, 253-967-7206
FORT LEWIS Fort Lewis LWD   File, Pamphlet      
FORT LEWIS Sunset Magazine : "Military Museum" LWD, SH   Periodical May 1985 p. 44  
FORT NISQUALLY Fort Nisqually, a Documented History of Indian and British Interaction SH, Various 979.702 CARP Book 1986   History of Indian and British interaction
FORT NISQUALLY Christmas in the Northwest, 1791-1929 STL NW 979.77 CHRISTMAS Book 1995 p. 14, 16, 18, 20, 23 Excerpts from diaries, newspaper articles
FORT NISQUALLY Memoirs of Nisqually LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 HEATH Book 1979   Memoirs of early settler, Joseph Heath
FORT NISQUALLY South on the Sound : an Illustrated History of Tacoma and Pierce County LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1984 See Index  
FORT NISQUALLY Fort Nisqually LWD   File, Clipping      
FORT NISQUALLY Fort Nisqually Historic Site     Organization     Point Defiance Park, P.O. Box 11, Tacoma 98407, 253-591-5339. Restored, reconstructed fort
FORT STEILACOOM see STEILACOOM              
FOX ISLAND Along the Waterfront, a History of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula Various 979.778 ALON Book 1974-75 p. 58-65  
FOX ISLAND Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 74 First Congregational Church
FOX ISLAND Fox Island, Its History and Development LWD, Various NW 979.778 MACD Book 1966    
FOX ISLAND Fox Island, Pioneer Life on Southern Puget Sound LWD, PEN, Various NW 979.778 PERI Book 1990    
FOX ISLAND A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
FOX ISLAND Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. IV, Peninsula Planning Area LWD, PEN NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982   Photos, information on historic buildings
FOX ISLAND Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
FOX ISLAND Fox Island History PEN   File, Vertical      
FOX ISLAND Fox Island Historical Society     Organization     1017 9th Ave, Fox Island, 98333-0242, 253-549-2461
FREDERICKSON Frederickson Industrial Park SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
GATEWAY Gateway, WA (Proposed city) SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, pamphlets
GIG HARBOR Early Gig Harbor Steamboats : Based on the Journals of Emmett Hunt LWD, PEN, KC NW 386.2243 MCDON Book 1984    
GIG HARBOR Along the Waterfront, a History of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula Various NW 979.778 ALON Book 1974-75   Compiled and written by students of Goodman Middle School, 1974-75
GIG HARBOR Little History of Gig Harbor, Washington SH, Various NW 979.778 EVAN Book 1988   Biographies of early settlers
GIG HARBOR Tacoma, a Pictorial History LWD, Various NW 979.778 MART Book 1981 p. 165-166 Various photos
GIG HARBOR Puget's Sound : A Narrative of Early Tacoma and the Southern Sound LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1979   How Gig Harbor was named
GIG HARBOR Gig Harbor Peninsula Area Cemeteries : Pierce County, State of Washington LWD, PEN, KC NW-R 929.5797 GIG Book 1982   Pierce County cemetery records, vol. 1
GIG HARBOR A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
GIG HARBOR Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. IV, Peninsula Planning Area LWD, PEN NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982   Photos, information on historic buildings
GIG HARBOR History of Pierce County, Vol. 1 LWD, SH, Various R 979.7 BONN Book 1927 p. 499 Burnham's plat of Gig Harbor
GIG HARBOR Gig Harbor LWD   File, Clipping      
GIG HARBOR Gig Harbor, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
GIG HARBOR Gig Harbor History PEN   File, Vertical      
GIG HARBOR Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society and Museum,  Gig Harbor, WA     Organization Referral     Phone: 253-858-6722
GIG HARBOR Sunset Magazine : "Scandia Gaard" LWD   Periodical Jun 1970 p. 4  
GIG HARBOR Sunset Magazine : "Scandinavian Midsummer Festival" LWD   Periodical Jun 1974 p. 41  
GLEN COVE Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 112  
GLEN COVE Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 97-98  
GRAHAM Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 See Index A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
GRAHAM Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 210-227 Photos, information on historic buildings
GRAHAM Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
GRAHAM Graham, History of SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
GRAHAM Graham, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Current issues, including Land Recovery Inc. Landfill
HERRON Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 129  
HOME Home at Home Various B-RETHERF Book 1982   Family memoir, photos
HOME Utopias on Puget Sound, 1885-1915 Various NW 335.9797 LEWA Book 1975    
HOME Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 129  
HOME Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 106-113  
HOME A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
HOME Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. IV, Peninsula Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 418-468 Photos, information on historic buildings
HOME Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
HOME Home, There's No Place Like Home KC NW 979.778 HOME Folder & Notebook 1968   A collection of newspaper articles concerning the town of Home
HOME History of Home by Stell Retherford PEN, KC R 979.778 Notebooks 1985   Compilation of writings and photos
KAPOWSIN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
KAPOWSIN Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 242-257 Photos, information on historic buildings
KAPOWSIN Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
KAPOWSIN Kapowsin, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, book excerpts
KEY CENTER Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 112  
KEY PENINSULA Along the Waterfront LWD, Various NW 979.778 ALONG Book 197?   A history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas
KEY PENINSULA Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998    
KEY PENINSULA Parade of the pioneers : some personal recollections of the Davidson few "old timers" who are still LWD, Various NW-R 979.7 PARADE Book 195?   A history of the early days of the Key Peninsula
KEY PENINSULA Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. IV, Peninsula Planning Area LWD, PEN NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 469-578 Photos, information on historic buildings
KEY PENINSULA Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
LA GRANDE Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 See Index A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
LA GRANDE History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.226, vol. 2 2 Volumes
LA GRANDE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
LA GRANDE History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 226- Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
LA GRANDE Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 103-128 Photos, information on historic buildings
LA GRANDE La Grande, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Book excerpt
LA GRANDE Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
LAKE BAY Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 114-117  
LAKE CITY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 257-306 Photos, information on historic buildings
LAKE TANWAX A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Illustrations p. 74, vol. 2
LAKE TAPPS Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. III, Tapps and Clearwater Planning Area LWD, SUM NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 146-171 Photos, information on historic buildings
LAKE TAPPS Lake Tapps SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, Senior Project on history, use, and controversy in 1999 over maintaining the lake.
LAKEVIEW Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 307-319 Photos, information on historic buildings
LAKEWOOD A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history (See "Lakes District"); See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
LAKEWOOD Tacoma, a Pictorial History LWD, Various NW-R 979.778 MART Book 1981   Historical photos, 57-59, 153-155, 159
LAKEWOOD Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 409-523 Photos, information on historic buildings
LAKEWOOD Lakewood Community Plan LWD NW-R (DOC)1074 LAKE Document 1992;91   Information on Lakewood past, present, and possibly future
LAKEWOOD Lakewood LWD   File, Clipping     includes churches, schools, recreational facilities, maps, business directories, some photos & calendar line drawings
LAKEWOOD Nyanza Road LWD   File, Hard-to-Find     Origin of Nyanza Road name
LAKEWOOD Lakewood History LWD (Ref. Desk)   Notebook     Compilation of selected articles from Lakewood History clipping files
LONGBRANCH Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 167  
LONGBRANCH Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 118-120  
LONGBRANCH A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R979.778 HIST Book 1990   Ferry p. 6, vol. 1; Illustrations p. 27, vol. 2
LONGMIRE Washington's Mount Rainier National Park : a centennial celebration LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7782 MCNULTY Book 1998 p. 45-46, 51 Many large photos
LONGMIRE History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 180-183 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
LYLE Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 103  
MANITOU A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 81, vol. 1 Churches p. 56-57, vol. 3; Illustrations p. 25, vol. 4
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 22, vol. 1 Tuberculosis Hospital p. 40, vol. 1
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE McChord LWD   File, Clipping      
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE McChord Air Force Base, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News clippings
MCKENNA Roy Area, Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 BACCUS Book 1995   Census 1900, 1910, 1920
MCKENNA Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 100-154 Photos, information on historic buildings
MCKENNA Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
MCKENNA McKenna, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles
MCMILLAN Orting Valley, Yesterday and Today LWD, SH, Various NW 917.977 ORTING Book 1987 p. 106  
MCMILLAN The History of the Town of Orting LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RUSHTON Book 1981 p. 39 Photos, name index
MCMILLAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 66-67, vol. 1 Chinese Immigrants p. 66, vol. 1
MCMILLAN Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
MCMILLAN McMillan, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Historic & current news clippings. Includes Gravel Mining Controversy
MCNEIL ISLAND Island memoir; a personal history of Anderson and McNeil Islands Various 917.97 CAMMON Book 1969   Illustrations, maps
MCNEIL ISLAND Pioneer Reminiscences of Puget Sound LWD, SH, Various 979.703 MEEK Book 1980 See Table of Contents Reprint of 1905 edition
MCNEIL ISLAND Bars on the Sound : the history of McNeil Island STL NW 365.9797 RUBIN Book 1962   "Embellished with historical photographs."
MCNEIL ISLAND Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol. IV, Peninsula Planning Area LWD, PEN NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 146-166 Photos, information on historic buildings
MCNEIL ISLAND PENITENTIARY The McNeil Century: the Life and Times of an Island Prison LWD, SH, Various NW 365.9797 KEVE Book 1984    
MCNEIL ISLAND PENITENTIARY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
MCNEIL ISLAND PENITENTIARY Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- McNeil Island LWD   File, Clipping      
MCNEIL ISLAND PENITENTIARY McNeil Island Penitentiary LWD   File, Hard-to-Find      
MELMONT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 58, vol. 1  
MERIDIAN Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 152  
META Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 p. 26 A pictorial history of the roadway to Mt. Rainier
MIDLAND A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Illustrations p. 68, vol. 2
MIDWAY Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 40-41  
MILTON A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Illustrations p. 55, vol. 2
MILTON Pierce County--Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
MILTON Milton, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Historic & current
MINTER Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 103  
MINTER Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 89-93  
MONTEZUMA A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 58, vol. 1 Railroad p. 6, vol. 1
MOUNT RAINIER Highway to Paradise Various 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983   A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
MOUNT RAINIER A Year in Paradise LWD, Various NW 917.97 SCHMOE Book 1983    
MOUNT RAINIER Mountain Fever, Historic Conquests of Rainier LWD, SH, Various NW 917.9778 HAIN Book 1962    
MOUNT RAINIER Mount Rainier Various NW 917.9778 SNOW Book 1984    
MOUNT RAINIER A Traveler's Companion to Mt. Rainier National Park LWD, SH, Various NW 917.9778 STEELQ Book 1987    
MOUNT RAINIER Wonderland : an administrative history of Mount Rainier National Park LWD NW 979.778 CATTON Book 1996    
MOUNT RAINIER Mountain in the Sky : A History of Mount Rainier National Park LWD, BLK, EAT NW 979.778 MART Book 1966    
MOUNT RAINIER Wilderness Above the Sound : The Story of Mt. Rainier National Park LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MART Book 1986    
MOUNT RAINIER Sunrise to paradise : the story of Mount Rainier National Park LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7782 KIRK Book 1999    
MOUNT RAINIER Washington's Mount Rainier National Park : a centennial celebration LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7782 MCNULTY Book 1998   Many large photos
MOUNT RAINIER A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
MOUNT RAINIER Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 145-167 Photos, information on historic buildings
MOUNT RAINIER Rainier, Mt. LWD   File, Clipping      
MOUNT RAINIER Mount Rainier National Park SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, pamphlet
MOUNT RAINIER Rainier, Mount -- National Park SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Pamphlets, progress reports, news articles
MOUNT RAINIER Mount Rainier National Park LWD   File, Travel      
MOUNT RAINIER Mt. Rainier PEN   File, Vertical      
MOUNT RAINIER The Mountain, Rainier Various VR NW 917.9778 M Video Recording 1979    
MOUNT RAINIER Little Cruiser Town, a Pictorial History of South Pierce County SH, Various VR NW 979.778 LITT Video Recording 1989    
MOUNT ST. HELENS Mount St. Helens SH   File, Hard-to-Find     News articles, pamphlet, old map
NARROWS BRIDGE Narrows Bridge LWD, SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper, Internet, book excerpts relating to Narrows Bridge
NARROWS BRIDGE Narrows Bridge SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper, magazine and book excerpts. Includes 1954 book with detailed engineering information on suspension bridges, including the Narrows Bridge.
NATIONAL Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 See index A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
NATIONAL History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.190, vol. 2 2 Volumes
NATIONAL Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 145-167 Photos, information on historic buildings
OHOP Highway to Paradise   NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983   A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
OHOP History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 EATONVI Book 1954 p.172-179, vol. 2 2 Volumes
OHOP History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 172-179 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
OHOP VALLEY A Tale of Two Cabins Various NW 979.778 DANF Book 1985   History of Pioneer Farm area
OHOP VALLEY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 73, vol. 1; p. 16, vol 4  
OHOP VALLEY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 155-188 Photos, information on historic buildings
OHOP VALLEY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol II, Rainier Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 14-50 Photos, information on historic buildings
ORTING Orting Valley, Yesterday and Today LWD, SH, Various NW 917.977 ORTING Book 1987    
ORTING Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 56 Orting United Methodist Church
ORTING Orting Centennial Bell-Tower Biographies LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 ORT Book 1989    
ORTING The History of the Town of Orting LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RUSHTON Book 1981   Photos, name index
ORTING A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
ORTING Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol VII, Central Planning Area : Puyallup Valley LWD, SH, SUM, ORT NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 431-561 Photos, information on historic buildings
ORTING Orting LWD   File, Clipping      
ORTING Orting, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper, book, pamphlet information
ORTING Minutes of Alumni Banquets ORT Storage Minutes 1939-1959    
ORTING Orting Gazette ORT Storage Newspaper 6/79-8/81   Weekly
ORTING Orting High School Yearbook ORT Storage Yearbook Various   1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1964-65
PARKLAND Franklin Pierce School Distirct, 50 years, 1949-1999 LWD, SH, Various NW 371.0109 FRANKLI Book 1999    
PARKLAND Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 See Index A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
PARKLAND A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 6, vol. 1 A pictorial history, vol. 2; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
PARKLAND From Wilderness to Suburbia : An Illustrated History of Parkland LWD, SH, Various Circ, PKS Pam box NW-R 979.778 OSN Book 1976   132 pp. Includes photographs & bibliography. Covers "pioneer phase" to early 70s.
PARKLAND Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol VI, Central Planning Area : Parkland & Spanaway LWD, SH NW-R 979.78 PIE Book 1982 p. 204-350 Photos, information on historic buildings
PARKLAND Pierce County -- Suburb -- Parkland/Spanaway LWD   File, Clipping      
PARKLAND Parkland, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
PARKLAND Entering Parkland : A Century of New Beginnings PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Pamphlet     Parkland Heritage Project Walking Tour
PENINSULA AREA Early Gig Harbor Steamboats : Based on the Journals of Emmett Hunt Various NW 386.2243 MCDON Book 1984    
PENINSULA AREA Fox Island, Pioneer Life on Southern Puget Sound LWD, Various NW 979.778 PERI Book 1990    
PENINSULA AREA Gig Harbor Peninsula Area Cemeteries : Pierce County, State of Washington LWD, PEN, KC NW-R 929.5797 GIG Book 1982   Pierce County Cemetery Records, Vol 1
PENINSULA AREA A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
PENINSULA AREA Parade of the Pioneers : A History of the Early Days of Vaughn, Washington LWD, Various Circ. R 979.7 PARA Book 1950    
PENINSULA AREA Pierce County -- Suburb -- Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
PENINSULA AREA Peninsula Community Histories LWD (Clipping File)   Notebook 1976   "Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Peninsula", compiled from the Key Peninsula Civic Center Newsletter, Bi-Centennial issue, 1976
PIERCE COUNTY The League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County LWD NW 324.623 LEAGUE Book 1995   "Celebration of 75th anniversary 1920-1995. "
PIERCE COUNTY From the Beginning : a history of the Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association SH, Various NW 340.0607 FROM THE Book 1990    
PIERCE COUNTY A History of Pierce County, Washington Ref: LWD, SH Circ: Various NW 979.778 HISTORY Book 1992   4 volumes; volumes 2, 4 - pictorial history
PIERCE COUNTY Puget's Sound LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1979    
PIERCE COUNTY South on the Sound : An Illustrated History of Tacoma and Pierce County LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1984    
PIERCE COUNTY Natural Disasters in the State of Washington LWD NW-R 016.9797 WASH Book 1974 p. 101-107 Annotated bibliography of disaster publications
PIERCE COUNTY The Census, Pierce County, 1854 and 1860 SH NW-R 317.97 FERN Book 1945    
PIERCE COUNTY Metsker's Atlas of Pierce County, Washington LWD NW-R 912.797.METSKER Book 1941   scale 4"=1 mile or 2"=1 mile
PIERCE COUNTY Polk's Tacoma Suburban Directory, 1958- LWD 1958-1994 (broken run) NW-R 917.778 POLK Book     Includes Lakewood, Parkland, Spanaway, Steilacoom, UP, Tillicum
PIERCE COUNTY Origins of Pierce County Place Names LWD, SH, Various Circ. NW-R 917.9778 REE Book 1989    
PIERCE COUNTY Historic Roads and Trails of Pierce County LWD, SH, PKS (pam boxes) NW-R 917.9778 REES Book 1974   Includes text and maps, descriptions of the tracts.
PIERCE COUNTY 1889 Auditor's Census of Pierce County Washington LWD NW-R 929.3797 18 Book 1987    
PIERCE COUNTY The Buckley-King Mortuary Records LWD NW-R 929.3797 BU Book 1984, v.1   Complete title: The Buckley-King Mortuary Records : Extracts from Records of the First Undertaking Firm Established in the Washington Territory in 1883 and Continuing to the Present Day, One Hundred Years After
PIERCE COUNTY Death Records of Pierce County, Washington, 1887-1907 LWD NW-R 929.3797 DE Book 1987   1887-1891, City of Tacoma; 1891-1907 Pierce County
PIERCE COUNTY Index to Marriage Records of Pierce County, Washington : Territorial Marriages, 1853-1889 LWD NW-R 929.3797 JY Book 1988    
PIERCE COUNTY Calvary Cemetery (Catholic) LWD NW-R 929.5097 CA Book 1985   Pierce County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3
PIERCE COUNTY History of the Pacific Northwest; Oregon and Washington LWD, SUM NW-R 979.5 HIST Book 1889  p. 342, 331, 546, vol. 1; p. 175, vol. 2 "Embracing an account of the original discoveries..."
PIERCE COUNTY Tacoma, Its History and Its Builders LWD, Various NW-R 979.72 HUNT Book 1916   Check table of contents for references to Pierce County
PIERCE COUNTY Metsker's Atlas of Pierce County, Washington LWD NW-R912.797.METSKER Book 1965   scale 4"=1 mile or 2"=1 mile
PIERCE COUNTY History of Washington LWD R 979.7 HAWT Book 1893 p. 227-231, vol. 2  
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County -- Buildings, Historic LWD   File, Clipping      
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County -- History LWD   File, Clipping      
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
PIERCE COUNTY Have Pills -- Will Travel PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM File, Clipping 2/84   Information about Dr. John L. Rynning
PIERCE COUNTY All My Somedays -- A Living History Project; The Years of our Teens: Teenagers 1862-1981; an Exhibit SUM   File, Hard-to-Find 1981   From the exhibit sponsored by Pierce County Library and Tacoma Public Library, reflections and photographs from teenage years in Pierce County
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Pamphlets, news clippings from 1980's to present (Pierce County government & resources)
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County -- History SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Books, newspaper articles
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County Development Projects SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, pamphlets on various projects including Cascadia
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County History SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     37x24 map of Pierce County with a Business Directory & photos of area. Facts, statistics of Pierce County.
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County Statistics SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Internet, pamphlet articles on various parts of Pierce County, related statistics
PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County, Population SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, summary on historical information in Pierce County
PIERCE COUNTY Geographic Names of Indian Origin in Washington State Various 917.97 SMI Folder 1938    
PIERCE COUNTY Origin of Geographic Names of Tacoma -- Pierce County, Washington Various R 917.9778 REES Notebook 1976    
PIERCE COUNTY Historical Record of Girl Scouting in Pierce County ORT Storage Notebook 1969(?)   Covers Pierce County 1920-1968 with summaries of Orting, Sumner, and Puyallup
PIERCE COUNTY Back Home in Pierce County PKS Clipping File   Pamphlets     4 issues
POINT DEFIANCE PARK A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 47, 49, vol. 1 Illustrations p. 48, vol. 4
POINT FOSDICK Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 37-39  
PURDY Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 80-84  
PURDY Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
PUYALLUP Pioneer Reminiscencees of Puget Sound LWD, SH, Various 979.703 MEEK Book 1980 See Table of Contents Reprint of 1905 edition
PUYALLUP Readings in Pacific Northwest History; Washington, 1790-1895 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 GATE Book 1941 p. 246-248 Hop-picking in Puyallup, 1888
PUYALLUP Christmas in the Northwest, 1791-1929 STL NW 979.77 CHRISTMAS Book 1995 p. 39 Excerpts from diaries, newspaper articles
PUYALLUP Bearkiller : the life of a boy on the American Frontier 1878-1900 SMT NW B-KARSHNE Book 1997   First hand account of a boy growing up in Puyallup, 1888-1896
PUYALLUP Puyallup School District #3 : History : 1854-present SH NW-R 371.0109 Book 1997    
PUYALLUP Puyallup (Pierce County, Washington) City Directory SH NW-R 917.9778 PU Book 1958-    
PUYALLUP A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various Circ. NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
PUYALLUP Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol VIII, Central Planning Area : City of Puyallup LWD, SUM NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982   Photos, information on historic buildings
PUYALLUP Puyallup Perspectives LWD, SH NW-R 979.7977 KOLA Book     Frontier and pioneer life
PUYALLUP The New Washington : A Guide to the Evergreen State LWD, Various Circ. NW-R917.97 FEDE Book 1941 p. 388-390  
PUYALLUP History of Pierce County, Washington Vols. I-III LWD, SH, Various R 979.7 BONN Book 1927 See Index  
PUYALLUP Puyallup LWD   File, Clipping     Includes pamphlet on Puyallup history, Puyallup Centennial pub. 1990
PUYALLUP Camp Harmony and Other Japanese Internment Camps SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, Internet pages
PUYALLUP Ezra Meeker SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Numerous materials in various formats
PUYALLUP Puyallup -- History -- Biography SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, book excerpts on various local citizens of Puyallup, historical (not Ezra Meeker)
PUYALLUP Puyallup Fair SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Book excerpts, newspaper articles, programs of past fairs
PUYALLUP Puyallup Indians SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, book excerpts, current and historical
PUYALLUP Puyallup, City of SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Tourism guide, pamphlets, marketing report (1989)
PUYALLUP Puyallup, History SH   File, Hard-to-Find     2 parts
PUYALLUP Puyallup, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Current government and social issues, including Liberty Theater (history and current) and racial controversy in community.
PUYALLUP Schools -- Puyallup School District SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Historical and current
PUYALLUP Puyallup Centennial ORT PAM 979.778 Newspaper 8/90   Special publication of the Pierce County Herald
PUYALLUP Puyallup Centennial 1890-1990 LWD, SH, PKS   Pamphlet File 1990   Puyallup Centennial publication, 1990
PUYALLUP Sunset Magazine "Meeker Mansion" LWD, PEN   Periodical Dec 1984 p. 8  
PUYALLUP FAIR Doin' the Puyallup : an Illustrated History of the Western Washington Fair Since 1900 LWD, SH, Various NW 394.4097 DUMOND Book 1991    
PUYALLUP FAIR A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history
PUYALLUP FAIR Western Washington Fair LWD   File, Clipping      
PUYALLUP RIVER Puyallup River Watershed : American Heritage River application LWD, SH, Various NW-R 333.9115 PUYALLU Book 1998   Nomination and supporting letters
PUYALLUP VALLEY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 13, 14, 40, vol. 1 See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
PUYALLUP VALLEY The Puyallup Valley Story ORT PAM 979.778 Newspaper 7/76 p. A1-A14, D1-D24 Pull-outs from Pierce County Herald (2 sections)
ROCKY BAY Parade of the pioneers : some personal recollections of the Davidson few "old timers" who are still LWD, Various NW-R979.7 PARADE Book 195? p. 5, 7 A history of the early days of the Key Peninsula
ROSEDALE Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 76-79  
ROSEDALE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 77-80, vol. 3  
ROSEDALE Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
ROY Roy Area, Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 BACCUS Book 1995   Photos, biographies, primary source material. Census records 1900, 1910, 1920; cemetery records; voter registers 1908, 1909, 1910; vital statistics 1886-1935.
ROY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
ROY History of Roy, Washington, 1884-1944 LWD NW-R 979.778 KUNS Book 1959   "Research paper presented to the Faculty of the History Dept, PLU"
ROY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 14-74 Photos, information on historic buildings
ROY Roy LWD   File, Clipping      
ROY Roy, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles on history
RUSTON Ruston, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles on history
SOUTH HILL South Hill Area SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspapers, government paperwork on current and older history of area
SOUTH HILL South Hill History SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
SOUTH PRAIRIE Early Pioneers of the Upper White River Plateau LWD NW 929.3797 HALL Book 1984    
SOUTH PRAIRIE The History of the Town of Orting LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RUSHTON Book 1981 p. 38 Photos, name index
SOUTH PRAIRIE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 58, vol. 1 See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
SOUTH PRAIRIE South Prairie LWD   File, Clipping      
SOUTH PRAIRIE South Prairie, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper copies
SOUTHVIEW Southview (Proposed city) SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
SPANAWAY Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983 p. 8-10, 18-20 A pictorial history of the roadway to Mount Rainier
SPANAWAY Postals paint the past, 1906-1911 : Tacoma and the Puget Sound area LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 SMITH Book 1998 p. 41 Picture postcards from 1906-1911 (Spanaway Lake)
SPANAWAY Early Spanaway LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 WINS Book 1976    
SPANAWAY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
SPANAWAY Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol VI, Central Planning Area : Parkland & Spanaway LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 14-203 Photos, information on historic buildings
SPANAWAY Spanaway One-Time Local Road, Rail Hub PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Clipping 1/24/65    
SPANAWAY Pierce County -- Suburban Areas -- Parkland, Spanaway LWD   File, Clipping      
SPANAWAY Spanaway SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles
STEILACOOM Pioneer Reminiscences of Puget Sound LWD, Various 979.703 MEEK Book 1980 See Table of Contents Reprint of 1905 edition
STEILACOOM Reminiscences of Washington Territory Various 979.703 PROSCH Book 1969   Pictures of early Steilacoom
STEILACOOM Steilacoom's Church : A History of Oberlin Congregational Church LWD, STL NW 285.834 DUMO Book 1983    
STEILACOOM Historic Houses of Steilacoom LWD, UP, STL NW 917.9778 DYER Book 1985   (Local artist): A sketchbook guide
STEILACOOM Fort Steilacoom Under Scrutiny : the 1858 Inspection of Fort Steilacoom... STL NW 917.9778 REES Book 1978   ...by Col. Joseph K. F. Mansfield, Inspector General, United States Army
STEILACOOM Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, BUC NW 979.7 PEAR Book 1980 p. 18-19 Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1856
STEILACOOM Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 86 Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
STEILACOOM Christmas in the Northwest, 1791-1929 STL NW 979.77 CHRISTMAS Book 1995 p. 20, 22, 32, 34, 40, 44-48, 57, 68, 77 Excerpts from diaries, newspaper articles
STEILACOOM Tacoma, a Pictorial History LWD, Various NW 979.778 MART Book 1981 p. 14-18 Historical photos
STEILACOOM South on the Sound : an Illustrated History of Tacoma and Pierce County LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 MORG Book 1984 See Index  
STEILACOOM Postals paint the past, 1906-1911 : Tacoma and the Puget Sound area LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 SMITH Book 1998 p. 9 Picture postcards from 1906-1911 (State Hospital)
STEILACOOM Joseph Heath Diary : A Series of Articles in the Tacoma Times Feb. 21 to March 27, 1938... LWD, STL NW 979.9 HEAT Book 1966   ...Concerning the Life and Affairs of Joseph Heath, Original Settler of what is now Fort Steilacoom, Washington
STEILACOOM Readings in Pacific Northwest History; Washington, 1790-1895 LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.7 GATE Book 1941 p. 304-5 Description of town as it was in 1872
STEILACOOM Told By the Pioneers : Tales of Frontier Life as Told by Those Who Remember the Days... SH NW-R 979.7 WASH Book 1936? p. 184+, 191, 200+ ...of the Territory and Early Statehood of Washington
STEILACOOM Tacoma, Its History and Its Builders LWD, PKS NW-R 979.72 HUNT Book 1916 See Table of Contents  
STEILACOOM A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
STEILACOOM Steilacoom Centennial Celebration STL NW-R 979.778 STEILAC Book 1953, 1954   1953: Official Program; 1954: Official Souvenir Book
STEILACOOM Town on the Sound, Stories of Steilacoom LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 TOWN O Book 1988    
STEILACOOM Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 214-37 Photos, information on historic buildings
STEILACOOM With an Eagle's Quill : The Journal of Joseph Thomas Heath from 1845 to 1849... LWD, SH, PKS NW-RB-HEATH Book     ...a Settler in the Oregon, U.S.A.
STEILACOOM History of Pierce County, Vol. 1 LWD, SH, Various R 979.7 BONN Book 1927 p. 100-103 Steilacoom Methodist Episcopal Church
STEILACOOM A Documentary History of Fort Steilacoom LWD, SH, Various R 979.778 REES Book 1976    
STEILACOOM A Brief History of the Adam Byrd Branch of the Byrd Family LWD R 929.2 ATHOW Book (slim) 1953    
STEILACOOM Fort Steilacoom LWD   File, Clipping      
STEILACOOM Lake Steilacoom LWD   File, Clipping      
STEILACOOM Steilacoom LWD   File, Clipping      
STEILACOOM Steilacoom PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM  History File, Clipping Various   Various histories of Steilacoom, including documents from the Centennial Association.
STEILACOOM Steilacoom, WA SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
STEILACOOM Steilacoom Articles STL   Notebook     Notebook of historical articles copied from books & newspapers. See Appendix B for details.
STEILACOOM Steilacoom Historical Museum Association     Organization     122 Main Street, Steilacoom, 98388, (P.O. Box 88016), 253-584-4133
STEILACOOM Steilacoom Tribal Cultural Center and Museum     Organization     1515 Lafayette, Steilacoom, 253-584-6308
STEILACOOM Pacific Northwest Quarterly, "A Missionary Tour of Washington Territory" LWD   Periodical Oct 1985   Three paragraph description of T. Dwight Hunt's visit to Steilacoom
STEILACOOM Pacific Northwest Quarterly, "Mental Health Policy in Washington Territory" LWD   Periodical Oct 1980 p. 152-3, 158 Two photos of Fort Steilacoom in 1871
STEILACOOM Pacific Northwest Quarterly, "Quiet, Peaceful Old Steilacoom" LWD   Periodical Jan 1955 p. 1-4  
STEILACOOM Sunset Magazine, "Civil War Skirmishes" LWD   Periodical Sep 1979 p. 20  
STEILACOOM Sunset Magazine, "Stroll the Historic Area" LWD   Periodical Apr 1984 p. 76  
STEILACOOM Steilacoom Historical Museum Quarterly STL NW-R 979.778 STEILAC Periodical 1972-1996   Bound volumes. First two volumes are indexed -- others are not.
STEILACOOM Steilacoom, a Town is Born LWD, SH, Various VR NW 979.778 ST Video Recording 1976?    
SUMNER Sumner Library SUM (Backroom storage)   Binder 1920-1980   Includes copies of library board minutes, news articles, materials selection policy.
SUMNER Sumner Library SUM (Backroom storage)   Blueprint 1934   Clear blueprint of old library.
SUMNER The Kincaid Story LWD, SH, Various 979.778 KINCAID Book 1991   Early history and reminiscences of Sumner's First Family
SUMNER The Sumner Story : Sumner, Washington 1853-1900 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RYAN Book 1988   Includes index of names, photos
SUMNER A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
SUMNER Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol VII, Central Planning Area: Puyallup Valley LWD, SH, SUM, ORT NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 109-285 Photos, information on historic buildings
SUMNER An Abbreviated History of Sumner, Washington ORT PAM 979.778 Booklet 1980   Booklet with timeline pull-out
SUMNER Sumner LWD   File, Clipping     Includes publication: Sumner Centennial 1890-1990
SUMNER Ryan House     File, Hard-to-Find      
SUMNER Saint Helens, Mount SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Pamphlets, magazines, news articles
SUMNER Schools -- Sumner School District SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
SUMNER Sumner SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
SUMNER Sumner SUM   File, Hard-to-Find      
SUMNER Sumner Herald 1890-1891 SUM   Newspaper 1890-1891   Bound whole newspapers, no index
SUMNER Sumner Herald 1894-1899 SUM   Newspaper 1894-1899   Bound whole newspapers, no index
SUMNER Sumner Centennial ORT PAM 979.778 Newspaper 1991   Pull-out from Pierce County Herald
SUMNER Sumner Centennial 1890-1990 SH, PKS   Pamphlet File 1990   Centennial publication from Pierce County Herald
SUMNER Sunset Magazine, "Wool Fair" LWD   Periodical May 1977 p. 6  
SUMNER History of Sumner, Washington SUM   Scrapbook 1940-1960   News articles, loose materials
SUMNER History of Sumner, compiled by Dr. J.H. Corliss SUM   Scrapbook 1950's   News articles
SUMNER Pictorial History of Sumner, Washington (recompiled by Mr. and Mrs. G.F. Raaum) SUM   Scrapbook     Original photos, well marked, no index
SUMNER Sumner Library SUM   Scrapbook 1980's   Color photos of library events, some news articles
SUMNER Sumner Spartan Yearbook SUM   Yearbook 1920-1996   Incomplete collection, best coverage in earlier years.
TACOMA An Historic Walking Tour of Old Tacoma, Washington LWD, UP NW 979.778 KARABAI Book 1984   Photos of Old Town area
TACOMA Tacoma Landmarks LWD NW 979.778 THOMPSO Book 1983   Pen & ink drawings of buildings (business & residence), boats
TACOMA Tacoma Illustrated LWD, SH NW-R 917.974 TACOMA Book 1889   "Compilation of the resources...institutions, business,...industries"
TACOMA Tacoma Headlines LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.72 HARVEY Book 1962   "An account of Tacoma news and newspapers from 1873-1962."
TACOMA A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p.7, 10, 79-81 vol. 1 See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
TACOMA The Origin of the Name Tacoma LWD, UP R 917.9778 REE Book 1976    
TACOMA "The Military has Always Been Important" PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Clipping 6/27/69   Pull-out from Tacoma News Tribune
TACOMA Dancing Was the Principal Amusement -- Hunt's History of Tacoma PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Clipping 6/27/69   Pull-out from Tacoma News Tribune
TACOMA Freedom '76 PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Clipping 7/1/76   1900-29, 1930-59, 1960-76 (4 sections of Tacoma News Tribune)
TACOMA Tacoma -- History LWD   File, Clipping      
TACOMA ASARCO SH, LWD   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings
TACOMA Tacoma SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Articles on history of Tacoma Professional Baseball and miscellaneous
TACOMA Tacoma -- Buildings SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
TACOMA Tacoma SH   File, Pamphlet      
TACOMA Tacoma History PEN   File, Vertical      
TACOMA Tacoma Historical Society     Organization     P.O. Box 1865, Tacoma, 253-472-3738
TACOMA Washington State Historical Society     Organization     Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, 253-272-3500
TACOMA An Anniversary Celebration Commemorating the 100 Year of the Founding of Tacoma, WA 1869-1969 PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Pamphlet 1969(?)   Centennial program -- includes photographs. Author: Charles F.A. Mann
TACOMA The Tacoma Story; Land of Destiny (The Friendly City) PKS (Pam boxes) 917.9778 PAM Pamphlet 1973   "Welcome" publication
TANWAX Roy Area, Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 BACCUS Book 1995   Census 1900, 1910, 1920
THORNEWOOD Tillicum LWD   File, Clipping      
THRIFT A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 75, vol. 2 Illustrations
THRIFT Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol I, Kapowsin Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 228-241 Photos, information on historic buildings
TILLICUM Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 257-306 Photos, information on historic buildings
TILLICUM Tillicum LWD   File, Clipping      
UNIVERSITY PLACE The Race for our Space : University Place, Land Use, Planning and Values PAC 352.96 RACE Book 1981   Some historical background -- mostly planning issues
UNIVERSITY PLACE A History of the University Place School, 1894-1965 UP NW 379.1535 LUSCOM Book      
UNIVERSITY PLACE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 63, vol. 1 Churches
UNIVERSITY PLACE Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol V, Lakes Planning Area LWD, SH NW-R 979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 399-408 Photos, information on historic buildings
UNIVERSITY PLACE University Place LWD   File, Clipping      
UNIVERSITY PLACE University Place LWD   File, Hard-to-Find     Origin of name
VAUGHN Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 70 Vaughn Community Church
VAUGHN Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 112  
VAUGHN Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 101-104  
VAUGHN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents; p. 26, vol. 2 Vol 2, a pictorial history
VAUGHN Parade of the Pioneers : Some personal recollectionos of the Davidson few "old timers" LWD R 979.7 PARA Book 1950   A history of the early days of Vaughn, Washington
VAUGHN Pierce County--Suburban Areas--Peninsula LWD   File, Clipping      
WARREN Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 66  
WAUNA Early days of the Key Peninsula LWD, Various NW 979.778 ARLEDGE Book 1998 p. 107  
WAUNA Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 85-88  
WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL Western State Hospital LWD   File, Hard-to-Find     Clippings and several self-published histories
WILKESON Mining Tragedies in Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various 979.778 MINING Book 1994 See Table of Contents 1890-1930
WILKESON The Impossible Dream Various B-ANDERSE Book     Wilkeson Castle
WILKESON Early Churches of Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7 PEARSON Book 1980 p. 76, 66 Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
WILKESON Dateline, Wilkeson LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 HALL Book 1984   Includes 1910 Wilkeson census
WILKESON Old King Coal : The Pierce County Mining District in Late 1917 SH, Various NW 979.778 OLD K Book 1941    
WILKESON Postals paint the past, 1906-1911 : Tacoma and the Puget Sound area LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 SMITH Book 1998 p. 8 Picture postcards from 1906-1911
WILKESON Coal Town : Immigrant Miners in Wilkeson, Washington Ref: SH Circ: Various NW-R 979.778 ALTER Book 1992    
WILKESON Carbon River Coal Country LWD, SH, Various, also Circ NW-R 979.778 HALL Book 1994 p. 9-90 Many photographs
WILKESON A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 See Table of Contents Vol. 2, a pictorial history; See also Supplemental Index in Appendix A
WILKESON Pierce County Cultural Resource Inventory, Vol III, Tapps and Clearwater Planning Area LWD, SUM NW-R979.778 PIE Book 1982 p. 243-330 Photos, information on historic buildings
WILKESON Pierce County -- Suburban Areas LWD   File, Clipping      
WILKESON Wilkeson History WIL   File, Clipping     Ask at desk
WILKESON Wilkeson SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
WILKESON Wilkeson, History, Town of SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Pamphlets, news articles
WOLLOCHET BAY Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 45-48  
YELM Early Yelm LWD, Various NW 979.779 PRESCOT Book 1979    
YELM The Story of Yelm : The Little Town with the Big History LWD NW-R 979.779 LOUTZEN Book 1948    
YELM Yelm SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
ETHNIC -- CHINESE Golden tassels : a history of the Chinese in Washington LWD, PKS NW 979.7004 CHIN Book 1977   Covers years 1857-1977; research paper
ETHNIC -- CHINESE Straw hats, sandals, and steel : the Chinese in Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.703 HILDEBR Book 1977    
ETHNIC -- CHINESE The Sumner Story : Sumner, Washington 1853-1900 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.778 RYAN Book 1988 p. 66  
ETHNIC -- CHINESE Tacoma Chinese riots LWD, SH NW 979.778 TACOMA Book 1966   "...newspaper articles from Tacoma newspapers covering the expulsion of persons of Chinese ancestry from Tacoma and Pierce County in 1885."
ETHNIC -- CHINESE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   Chinese immigrants in McMillan p. 66, vol. 1
ETHNIC -- CROATIAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 7, 13, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- DALMATIAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 7, 13, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- ENGLISH Captains, curates, and cockneys : the English in the Pacific Northwest LWD, SH, Various NW 979.0042 GREEN Book 1981    
ETHNIC -- GERMAN Builders, brewers, and burghers : Germans of Washington State LWD, Various NW 979.7004 WIRSING Book 1977    
ETHNIC -- GERMAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 14, 58, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- GYPSY The Gypsy in northwest America LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7004 TYRNAUE Book 1977 p. 19- General information covering Tacoma area
ETHNIC -- ITALIAN Italians in Washington State : emigration, 1853-1924 LWD, Various NW 979.7004 NICANDR Book 1978    
ETHNIC -- ITALIAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 13-14, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- JAPANESE Divided destiny : a history of Japanese Americans in Seattle LWD, SH NW 979.7772 TAKAMI Book 1998 p. 51-58 Camp Harmony, Puyallup
ETHNIC -- JAPANESE Furusato : Tacoma-Pierce County Japanese, 1888-1977 LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7788 MAGDEN Book 1998    
ETHNIC -- JAPANESE A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 13, 58, 71, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- JAPANESE Camp Harmony and Other Japanese Internment Camps SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, Internet pages
ETHNIC -- JAPANESE Japanese Americans SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper clippings, Internet pages on Japanese Americans of Western Washington and World War II, Camp Harmony. Newspaper articles from 1940's.
ETHNIC -- JEWISH A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 13, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- SCANDINAVIAN A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 14, 58, vol. 1  
ETHNIC -- SCOTS Lairds, bards, and mariners : the Scot in Northwest America LWD, Various NW 979.5004 LE ROY Book 1978    
ETHNIC -- YUGOSLAV The Yugoslav in Washington State : among the early settlers PAC NW 305. 8009 PETRICH Book 1984    
ETHNIC -- YUGOSLAV A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 7, 13, 58, 81, vol. 1  
NATIVE AMERICANS Indians of the Pacific Northwest LWD, SH, Various NW 970.495 LIPTAK Book 1991   History, culture, current situation of various groups; general information; photographs; map
NATIVE AMERICANS A Guide to the Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest LWD, SH, Various NW 970.495 RUBY Book 1986   Information on separate tribes, including Puyallup, Nisqually, Steilacoom. Maps
NATIVE AMERICANS Indians of the Pacific Northwest : a history LWD, SH, Various NW 970.495 RUBY Book 1981   Historical perspective; maps; illustrations; focus on larger picture than Pierce County area
NATIVE AMERICANS Indian tribes of Washington, Oregon & Idaho LWD, SH, Various NW 970.495 SWANTON Book 1979   Information on separate tribes, including Nisqually, Puyallup, Suquamish. Bureau of American Ethnology. No maps
NATIVE AMERICANS Indians of the Pacific Northwest LWD, SH NW 970.495 UNDERHI Book 1978   General Northwest Indian life and customs; illustrations
NATIVE AMERICANS Puget Sound Invasion LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1976    
NATIVE AMERICANS Puget Sound Invasion, Supplement LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1978    
NATIVE AMERICANS A Time of Gathering : a native heritage in Washington State LWD, SH, Various NW 979.7004 TIME OF Book 1991   Catalog of Washington State Centennial exhibit; art & artifacts
NATIVE AMERICANS Wonderland : an administrative history of Mount Rainier National Park LWD NW 979.778 CATTON Book 1996 p. 9-26 Historical overview of Indians and Mount Rainier
NATIVE AMERICANS Fox Island, pioneer life on Southern Puget Sound LWD, Various NW 979.778 PERISHO Book 1990 p. 50-60 Internment Camp 1855-1856
NATIVE AMERICANS Indians of the Northwest LWD, SH, Various NW J970.495 PRESS Book 1997   "Traditions, history, legends, and life," General information; illustrations
NATIVE AMERICANS History of Southeastern Pierce County : formerly History of Tacoma Eastern Area LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HISTORY Book 1989 p. 1-4 Includes photographs, index of names, map of Pierce County 1889
NATIVE AMERICANS Lakewood -- Indians LWD   File, Clipping      
NATIVE AMERICANS Steilacoom Tribal Cultural Center and Museum     Organization     1515 Lafayette, Steilacoom, 253-584-6308
NATIVE AMERICANS -- CHIEF LESCHI Puget Sound Invasion LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1976    
NATIVE AMERICANS -- CHIEF LESCHI Puget Sound Invasion, Supplement LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1978    
NATIVE AMERICANS -- NISQUALLY TRIBE Puget Sound Invasion LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1976    
NATIVE AMERICANS -- NISQUALLY TRIBE Puget Sound Invasion, Supplement LWD, Various NW 979.7 VAUGHN Book 1978    
NATIVE AMERICANS -- PUYALLUP INDIANS A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990    
NATIVE AMERICANS -- PUYALLUP INDIANS Puyallup Indians SUM   File, Hard-to-Find     Clippings, book excerpts
HISTORIC PLACES -- PIERCE COUNTY Washington Facts LWD, SH, Various R 979.7005 WASH Book 1989 p. 143 National Register of Historic Places (Pierce County)
LABOR -- PIERCE COUNTY To Live in Dignity : Pierce County labor, 1883-1989 LWD, Various NW 331.8809 TO LIVE Book 1989   Chapters for different unions, local chapters
LABOR -- PIERCE COUNTY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990 p. 21, vol. 1  
LABOR -- PIERCE COUNTY Camp 6 Logging Museum     Organization     Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, 253-752-0047
ROADS & HIGHWAYS -- PIERCE COUNTY Highway to Paradise Various NW 917.973 NADEAU Book 1983   History of the Mountain Highway
ROADS & HIGHWAYS -- PIERCE COUNTY Historic Roads and Trails of Pierce County   NW-R 917.9778 REE Book 1974 LWD, SH  
ROADS & HIGHWAYS -- PIERCE COUNTY The Story of a Road LWD NW-R 979.778 FERN Book 1939   A sketch of the historic Byrd's Mill Road
ROADS & HIGHWAYS -- PIERCE COUNTY Roads and Highways -- Pierce County     File, Clipping   LWD  
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Franklin Pierce School Distirct, 50 years, 1949-1999 LWD, SH, Various NW 371.0109 FRANKLI Book 1999    
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY A History of the University Place School, 1894-1965 UP NW 379.1535 LUSCOM Book      
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY A Study of the Origin and Development of Pioneer Schools in School District 404, Pierce County, WA SH, EAT NW-R 371.009 THO Book 1961    
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Along the waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, PEN, Various NW-R 979.778 ALONG T Book 197- p. 42-44 Photos
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   See "Bethel S. D." "Franklin Pierce S. D." and "Schools" in Supplemental Index in Appendix A
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Name on the Schoolhouse LWD, SH, Various Circ. NW-R 979.779 NAME ON Book 1991 See index "Pierce County" "An anecdotal list of some historic names of schools in Washington State."
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Puyallup School District #3 : History : 1854-present SH NW-R371.0109 Book 1997    
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Told By the Pioneers : Tales of frontier life as told by those who remember the days of the... LWD, SH, Various R 979.7 WASH Book 1937 p. 195-199 ...Territory and Early Statehood of Washington
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Schools LWD   File, Clipping      
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Schools -- Bethel School District SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, book excerpts, current and historical
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Schools -- Franklin Pierce School District SH   File, Hard-to-Find     Newspaper articles, book excerpts, current and historical
SCHOOLS -- PIERCE COUNTY Schools -- Sumner School District SH   File, Hard-to-Find      
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY Early Gig Harbor Steamboats AC , PEN NW 365.2243 MCDONALD Book 1984   "based on the journals of Emmett E. Hunt"
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY Steamer's Wake LWD, SH, Various NW 386.0979 FABER Book 1985   "Voyaging down the old marine highways of Puget Sound..."
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY Along the Waterfront : a history of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas LWD, Various NW 979.778 ALONG T Book 197? p. 12-15  
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY A History of Pierce County, Washington LWD, SH, Various NW-R 979.778 HIST Book 1990   See "Mosquito Fleet" in Supplemental Index in Appendix A
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY Ships and Shipping LWD   File, Clipping      
SHIPPING -- PIERCE COUNTY Commencement Bay Maritime Center     Organization     705 Dock Street, Tacoma, 253-272-2750
WORLD WAR II -- PIERCE COUNTY Pierce County -- WWII LWD   File, Clipping