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Local young people advocate for a community college in Tacoma, probably in 1963. Photo available at TCC Archive.

Muhammad Ali speaking on campus at event organized by Obi Society, February 1969. Image from student publication The Cronus in the TCC Archive.

A sign of the times. Page from the student newspaper, the Challenge, May 23, 1969 in the TCC Archive.

Messages on rocks, circa 1969. From student publication, The Cronus, 1969 in the TCC Archive.

  • Young advocates in 1963 photo
  • Muhammad Ali campus photo
  • 1969 Challenge newspaper photo
  • Messages on rocks photo

Tacoma Community College Archive 

Discover your history…

Visit us each week to see the "weekly exhibit" of interesting items from the collections!

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

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

Fall Quarter: Sept. 22 - Dec. 4
Mondays and Thursdays: 10 am - 3pm


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

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