January 22, 2023

Today in History: Washington (state)

Last Updated on November 11, 2021

Today in History–November 11–the Library of Congress features Washington, which was declared a state on this day in 1889. Find out more about the history and culture of the Evergreen state by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access a plethora primary sources.

Washington primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

Washington maps

Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Washington

More Washington images

Films and videos related to Washington

Oral histories with reference to Washington

Sheet music related to Washington

Washington historical newspapers

Washington reports & other texts

Federal legislation related to Washington

Washington Guide to Law Online

Washington stories from America’s Library

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