The Olympic College Historical Documents collection includes individual documents written in 1945 exploring the need for a "Junior College" in Kitsap County. These documents contains surveys of Bremerton High School families and statistics from most of the "Junior Colleges" (now Community …
The Olympic College historial videos in this collection were likely made between 1946 when "Olympic Junior College", now Olympic College, was established and the 1960's by Olympic College students or instructors. The original videos were taken using 16mm celluloid film. Although we have no …
View the Olympic College Libraries Roof Collapse collection
On December 29, 1996, because of accumulated snow and ice from a snow storm, the roof of the Eastern portion of the Olympic College Learning Resources Center building collapsed destroying two-thirds of the building.
This collection includes a KOMO 4 Video News Broadcast…
The George Martin Collection contains digitized information from the vertical files of the existing print George W. Martin Collection of Mountaineering Literature housed at Haselwood Library, Olympic College, Bremerton, Washington. It also contains new digital objects such as video interviews.
The George W. Martin Collection of …
The Olympic College Libraries' Digital Archives include digitized historical material about Olympic College, the Olympic College Library and former Learning Resources Center, and special collections including the George Martin Collection.
“Background Data – Kitsap County” is a document probably created in 1945 as part of the survey to determine whether a “junior college” was needed in Kitsap County. This brief history of the area from 1791 to 1945 includes the names of famous historical figures and their role in local history including: Captain George Vancouver, Chief Kitsap, Chief Seattle, Harry Masterman Orchard, Lt. Wykoff, and President Franklin Roosevelt. The document is part of the Olympic College Historical Documents collection.
KOMO 4 News Broadcast of the roof collapse of the Learning Resources Center (Library) from a snowstorm in December, 1996. Anchors Dan Lewis and Margo Meyers talk with reporter Keith Eldridge who was reporting from Olympic College and shows the rubble at the scene and talks with Donna Allen, Olympic College's then President. The video is included in the Olympic College Library Roof Collapse collection.
Olympic College’s Mountaineering and Campcraft students are shown in many different settings in this 26 minute long collection of video clips. Students are seen backpacking, snow climbing, and horsepacking. There are also beautiful moving images of flora and fauna and aerial views of mountain peaks taken from a small plane. The video is part of the Olympic College Historical Videos collection.