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Announcements & Events

Collecting COVID-19 Stories

The Center for Sacramento History is collecting your COVID-19 experiences to help future generations understand what it was like to live through this crisis in the Sacramento region. Complete the Center for Sacramento History COVID-19 Story Form to send us your files or donate an object. We are accepting digital photos, videos, audio recordings, and physical objects, photos, signs, and documents.

A note to our patrons

Due to COVID-19, the Center for Sacramento History is closed until further notice and in-house reference service is suspended.

CSH staff is working from home, so you can still send reference questions and requests for photo and film reproductions to Reference service may take longer than usual due to our limited access to the collections.

We appreciate your understanding during this complicated time, and we look forward to getting back to business. Stay safe and healthy!



New Finding Aids Online

We have hundreds of archival collections here at the Center, and we're making a big push to upload finding aids for every single one of them to the Online Archive of California. This will make it easier for everyone to discover what we have in our repository, which will further open up access to our collections for research. New finding aids are being added every week. Check them out, and check back often!

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Relighting the Past

The Center is proud to showcase a selection of our neon signs at the new Golden 1 Center.

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Mystery Image

Please assist CSH in identifying this mystery image. Any information you can provide about the image context - the "who, what when, where, and why" - is appreciated.

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