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Jewish
Location
Redmond
JGSWS helps our members find their Jewish family roots. We hold monthly meetings with guest lecturers, and we sponsor workshops. We offer programs for beginners as well as seasoned researchers. Recent topics included immigration records, Jewish given names, forensic genealogy, genealogical research on the Internet, how to find an ancestral town, and how to create a family health portrait.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
BlackPast.org, an online reference center makes available a wealth of materials on African American history in one central location on the Internet. Blackpast is made possible by the content contributions of over 800 volunteers from six continents who give of their time and energy to bring this information to a global audience. Click on the images to read their stories or find them in the yellow tabs below in the three main categories: Academic, Independent, and Student. We need more volunteer content contributors.
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African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is housed in the historic Colman School building (built in 1909) which overlooks a beautiful, sprawling green park, named after rock legend, Jimi Hendrix, in the heart of Seattle’s Central District. See ongoing virtual series: Historians on Hope. Each week, NAAM features words of hope from notable African American historians in our #HistoriansOnHope virtual series. We invite you to share these graphics on your favorite social media platforms. Be sure to tag us at @naamnw!
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Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an Irish cultural nature in the Greater Seattle area, the State of Washington, USA.
Community Focus
Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The free online encyclopedia of Washington state history. 7782 HistoryLink.org articles now available. We are dedicated to the principle that history belongs to the entire community and that a better understanding of past events can improve public debate and decisions and enrich the lives of individuals.
Community Focus
Southern Europe, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Greek-American Historical Museum of Washington State is a virtual museum that collects video histories from Greeks in Washington State.
Community Focus
Southern Europe, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA

Welcome to Seattle’s 33rd Annual Festa Italiana! Festa Italiana is an all-volunteer community organization which produces an annual series of events the last week of September, culminating in a FREE Italian Festival at Seattle Center. Since 1988, Festa Italiana has been celebrating the cultural roots of Italians and Italian-Americans in the Pacific Northwest by promoting the arts, the food and the culture that are uniquely Italian.
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Multicultural
Location
Fairfield, WA
Our collection includes artifacts from several area families and businesses, written histories, photographs, yearbooks from area schools, back copies of newspapers and magazines, obituaries, books related to the area, and many, many treasures! Our goal is to maintain these treasures for future generations, helping them understand and relate to those who went before us.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Multicultural, North America
Location
Rollingbay, WA
Who are we? Enthusiastic amateur genealogists exploring family roots from all over the world in a fun, supportive, learning environment. Benefits of membership in this all volunteer non-profit society include lectures, focused interest groups, newsletter, website, and mentor support to use traditional methods and DNA to research your family tree.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Vancouver, WA
Welcome to the Clark County Genealogical Society. The CCGS was founded by Margaretta Zimmerman and fourteen of her friends in 1972, and is a volunteer run organization dedicated to encourage, foster, educate, and organize activities related to genealogy. Whether you have Clark County connections or not, we invite you to join us in exploring your family history.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.

Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Museum is the largest museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Touchet, WA
The AHSGR is the premier global organization for Germans from Russia. Council of Northwest Chapters - Charles Saranto (Blue Mountain Chapter)
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The first meeting of the committee that was to become the Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Inc. was held at the home of Esther and Donald Mumford on March 20, 1977. The general purpose was the mutual interest to preserve the history and art of Black people of Washington State.
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Eastern Europe, Southern Europe
Location
Enumclaw, WA
Everyone with an interest in Slovenian heritage and culture is always welcome to attend our meetings and get-togethers
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Northern Europe/Scandinavia, North America
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Sister Cities, North America
Location
Ellensburg, WA
A museum that collects, preserves, and displays items related to Kittitas County history
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Multicultural
Location
Union Gap, WA
WSGS shares information about genealogical activities and resources from individual members and local, county, state and national organizations. WSGS promotes the preservation of and access to public and private genealogical and historical information.
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Multicultural
Location
Shoreline, WA
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Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Seattle, WA