Cultural Resource Center

Walter Johnson Memorial Library

Cultural Resource Center


The Cultural Resource Center (CRC) serves as the in-house reading library for the museum and includes access to over 19,000 books and periodicals maintained in the stacks as well as via the collections catalog database of searchable titles, authors, and subjects.

Patrons may also access genealogy resources in the CRC, ranging from bygdebok volumes to Nordic-American immigrant family biographies and online databases (;;, to conduct their own research on family history.

Access by appointment by only. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am–4pm. To schedule an appointment, please contact:

Fred Poyner IV, collections manager
206.789.5707 x7018
[email protected]

Kathi Ploeger, archivist
206.789.5707 x7013
[email protected]

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