Palo Alto Historical Association Photograph Collection
Interested In Palo Alto History?

Our mission is to collect, preserve and make available to the public information about the history of Palo Alto.

We invite you to become a member of the Association and join those who care about Palo Alto and enjoy learning about its history.

New Books
New Books

Please see Publications for details on our recently published books.

Photograph Collection

The Palo Alto Historical Association Photograph Collection contains photographs of Palo Alto and neighboring cities, dating from 1870.

Of the more than 13,000 photographs, over 12,000 are currently available online in our Photograph Collection.

Contact Us

Palo Alto Historical Association
P.O. Box 193
Palo Alto, CA 94302
(650) 329-2353

Steve Staiger
(650) 329-2353


Upcoming program -

Educator and lecturer Jan Batiste Adkins will be speaking on her recent book:

African Americans of San Jose and Santa Clara County

Sunday, March 3, 2019
2:00 to 3:00 pm
Mitchel Park Community Center
El Palo Alto Room
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto

For further information on this and other upcoming programs, visit our Programs page.