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We regularly post photos, videos, and other interesting items from the Archives collection to Flickr and Pinterest (external links) on various themes, including animals, art, bridges, buildings, business and the Kingdome.
Films of King County Assessor Roy B. Misener documenting the WPA Land Use Survey Project, 1936-1940
The Inter-County River Improvement Commission and the White River, 1913-1948:  Documents, photos, and maps from the Archives illustrate the history of King and Pierce Counties' first joint efforts to manage the flood-prone waterways along their shared border, transforming the land and shaping its development.
Earthworks: Land Reclamation as Sculpture: reconstructing, through photographs, recordings, videos, and textual records in the King County Archives, the events and activities of the1979 design symposium and the earthworks that grew out of it.
King County Sesquicentennial 1852-2002: website created in honor of the 150th anniversary of King County's creation. Provided as an exhibit for historical purposes. Links and accompanying elected officials database have been updated, but all other website components remain as they were in 2002.
Green River floods, 1959
Green River Flood of November 1959: exhibit created in 2009 in response to threats of widespread flooding of the Green River.
At Home in King County
At Home in King County: in honor of Washington State Archives Month 2008 theme At Home in the Archives (external link).
Waters of King County: in honor of the Washington State Archives Month 2007 theme Waters of Washington.

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