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Snow on campus, early 1970s. Photo from TCC Archive, Information and Publications photograph collection.

Just a twinkle in the architect’s eye… sketch of campus as it appeared in September 1965 for the first classes. From student newspaper, 1965.

Students with sculpture on campus, probably 1970s. Photo from TCC Archive, Information and Publications photograph collection.

Government of the Associated Students of TCC (what is now ASTCC) advocating against proposed budget cut for community colleges during 1968-1969 school year. Page from student publication The Cronus, 1969.

  • Tacoma Community College covered in snow. 1970s.
  • Drawing of Tacoma Community College campus in 1965.
  • Tacoma Community College students with a campus sculpture.
  • Budget activism at Tacoma Community College in 1969.Messages on rocks photo

Tacoma Community College Archive 

Discover your history…

See more from TCC’s history! Visit the Archive’s exhibits in Buildings 7, 11, 15, and 20 during Winter quarter.

Mission
To support the College mission to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and communities, the TCC Archive collects and preserves documentation of the College’s origins and development, teaching and learning, institutional culture, and community context.

The Collections
The Archive preserves materials significant to the College history and makes them accessible for research.

Online Resources
College Catalogs 1965-present (original print copies available in the Archive)
Trillium 2006-2009 (1975-2012 issues available in the Archive)
Una Voce 2006-2012 (2001-2012 issues available in the Archive)

Oral History Guide for Students: How to do an oral history project
Oral History Toolkit for College Instructors: Assigning oral history projects in the classroom
TCC Time Capsule: Obi Society, 1968-1969

Location
Library, Bldg. 7, access through the Group Media Room

Hours
Winter Quarter: Jan. 5 - March 16 (Closed Jan. 19, MLK Jr. Day, and Feb. 16, President's Day)
Mondays and Thursdays: 10 am - 3pm

Contact

Contact Elizabeth Russell, College Archivist, at erussell@tacomacc.edu or 253.460.4300 or call the Archive at 253.460.3990 during open hours.

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