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Historical Resources

Please note that the majority of our resources are not yet online. If you would like to browse the collections in person, we invite you to visit the Centennial Annex. We are open by appointment Tuesday through Friday, from 9am to 4pm. Please contact us at or 208.882.1004 to make a research appointment. Research appointments are required to be made at least 48 hours in advance. 

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Publications & Other Resources

Find a complete archive of our journal, the Latah Legacy, in PDF format. Check the index for a breakdown of each issue by article and author.

Moscow at the Turn of the Century was written by Homer David, and early resident of Moscow. The reminiscences reference many of the town's first businesses and families. 




The J-K Heritage Foundation has an online archive of digitized newspapers for the town of Juliaetta from 1914 to 1937, and for the town of Kendrick from 1891 to 1950 and from1950 to 1998.

The Troy Historical Society has an online archive of digitized newspapers published in and around Troy, ID from 1903 through 1985.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps


The Library of Congress has an extensive collection of Sanborn Maps, including several for Latah County starting from 1888.


Walking Tours


Downloadable walking tours of Moscow and of Potlatch are available.

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LCHS YouTube​ Channel

Visit YouTube to find videos of past events and webinars.


Preserving Your Personal Historic Collections

Click the links below to download detailed guidance for storing and caring for your own family heirlooms and historic artifacts.

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