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 15,000 photographs, over 13,000 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 -

In a joint meeting with the Stanford Historical Society and the Menlo Park Historical Association, PAHA Historian Steve Staiger will be presenting his research into the life of Timothy Hopkins:

Tales of Timothy Hopkins: City Father and University Godfather

Sunday, April 7, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 pm
Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium
1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto

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