Northwest ORCA (Online Records and Collections Access) is a digital discovery database for the Northwest Room and Community Archives Center at Tacoma Public Library. Materials from the City of Tacoma Office of the City Clerk are also available. Explore collection descriptions and access digitized and born digital content. New content is added regularly. Materials described are available for access and use. For more information, contact the Northwest Room at 253-280-2814 or 

What to look for

Come tell your story and the Community Archive Center will record it for you!

Here are some prompts to help you get your story going.  

 2022 oral history & story recordings-