Digitization Milestone Reached

The San Joaquin County Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has reached a significant milestone with its ongoing digitization project in partnership with Internet Archive, a nonprofit corporation based in San Francisco.

Completion of this stage enables visitors to the Web sites of the Society and Internet Archive to view one-of-a-kind volumes of official San . . . → Read More: Digitization Milestone Reached

Historical Material Posted Online

The San Joaquin County Historical Society is pleased to announce the online publication of important county records between 1876 and 1899. This event marks the first step in an anticipated multi-stage digitization project, the successful completion of which depends on the willingness of individuals, businesses, and other organizations to join with the Society as financial partners.

The . . . → Read More: Historical Material Posted Online

Invisible People

I don’t really believe that people can vanish into thin air. But I am convinced that millions have passed through history without leaving a trace of their existence. This makes it tough for those of us who want to know something about them.

A member of Stockton’s Sikh community, whose origins in 1912 make its temple the . . . → Read More: Invisible People

Welcome to this Blog

Welcome to this blog. In it, members of the staff at the San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum intend to take visitors behind the scenes–to afford glimpses of activities related to records, books, photographs, and a variety of artifacts. Among the subjects we intend to discuss are new acquisitions, fresh insights into collections and objects . . . → Read More: Welcome to this Blog