Crossroads on the Columbia - Scpa00800001252

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The Crossroads on the Columbia Photograph Collection contains over 500 scanned historic photographs of northeast Washington. This collection contains a variety of images taken between 1890 and 1964, with a majority of these photographs taken from 1920 to 1945. These photographs include school pictures, family albums, industrial sites, and stunning photographs of Kettle Falls.

In 2008, Stevens County was awarded a Preserve America grant through the Department of the Interior, National Park Service to create the project, Crossroads on the Columbia Digital Archive. The main objectives of this grant-funded project were to: inventory and digitize historic documents, photographs, and artifacts from regional museums and historical societies; share these materials online; and preserve a digital copy for future generations. Regional institutions in Stevens County, Lincoln County and Pend Oreille County participated in the project.

The collection can be browsed and is searchable by Keywords, Photographer, People, and Year. The images found within this collection are are subject to copyrights.

For more on the Crossroads on the Columbia project, please visit their website:
Preferred Citation: [Title of image], [date], [photographer, if known], [Item Number], [Subgroup], Crossroads on the Columbia Collection, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives,, [date accessed].
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