Local History Resource Guides

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The Bay Area is rich with libraries, museums, and historical sites to visit!

Use this Printer-Friendly Bay Area Resource Guide as a starting point for developing a resource guide for your school community. 

General Resources

First Peoples

Historical Societies

Cultural Associations

Historical Demographic Data


Historic Markers, Memorials and Landmarks

Regional Parks

Murals and Public Art Projects

Neighborhood Organizations

Local or Neighborhood Newspapers


Oral History Projects

Family History Collections

Senior Centers and Elder Communities

Historic Tours

Local History Lessons

Compilation of Native History and Resources

UCBHSSP compiled these resources to build student and teacher knowledge with regard to local Native communities, their history and continued presence.

Community Guides

We invite you to add to the editable documents below as you compile resources in your area.