Yakima Memory is an online collaboration between Yakima Valley Libraries and Yakima Valley Museum for the digitization, preservation, and distribution of historical materials held by both institutions. Here you will find digitized photographs, historical texts, memorabilia & ephemera, maps and many more items of historical and cultural significance. Use the Search or Browse features to view items in the collection. Each item record tells where to find the physical object.


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  • Anon; Yakima County Assessor's Office (Yakima County Assessor's Office, 1972)
    A collection of Yakima County plat maps created by the Yakima County Assessor's Office from 1972 through 1977, with sections identified by township and range. Civic infrastructure (roads, canals, pipelines, etc.) and natural ...
  • Anonymous (previously unpublished, 1988)
    A typescript of a speech at the unveiling of Toppenish mural "Haller's Defeat," by western artist Fred Oldfield. The speaker is not identified.
  • Sheller, Roscoe (previously unpublished, 1935)
    A speech given by Roscoe Sheller in 1935 on the occasion of the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Harvey M. and Ida Belle Lichty, in which he describes the development of Sunnyside, WA, and the Lichtys' contributions to that ...
  • Perrault, Val (previously unpublished, 1990)
    Short statement on the history and function of the Moxee Library League.
  • Troianello, Craig (Yakima Valley Libraries, 3/29/1996)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.

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