Resources

 
Palo Alto Junior Museum
Palo Alto Junior Museum, 1944

Education

Out of the File Cabinet, Into the Classroom - libguides.pausd.org/pahaedu
Use these education resources to teach about Palo Alto History. These resources were created by high school students for use in third grade local history units.

PAHA YouTube Channel - www.youtube.com/user/pahahistory
Learn about Palo Alto History and historical landmarks by viewing these entertaining and informative videos.

General

The Palo Alto History Project - www.paloaltohistory.com
The Palo Alto History Project is a collection of articles and photographs on the history of Palo Alto. The creation of local teacher and historian Matt Bowling, it features articles on aspects of life in Palo Alto. Matt invites readers to send him their comments and questions.

Neighborhoods

Homer Avenue - www.homeravenue.com
A walking tour of Homer Avenue with history and illustrations.

Barron Park - www.cyberstars.com/bpa
Barron Park didn't become a part of Palo Alto until 1975. Located in the southwestern section of Palo Alto it has an interesting history that is not widely known.

Organizations, Societies, Museums

Museum of American History - www.moah.org
A local gem, MOAH preserves and presents the inventions and technology of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Palo Alto Stanford Heritage (PAST) - www.pastheritage.org
PAST is a nonprofit organization supporting the preservation of the historic architecture, neighborhoods, and character of the greater Palo Alto-Stanford area through informed citizen involvement and education.

Los Altos History Museum - www.losaltoshistory.org
Dedicated to collection, preserving and interpreting the history of the Los Altos area.

The Stanford Historical Society - histsoc.stanford.edu
Stanford history and traditions.