History of San Lorenzo, California

Libraries and Bibliographies


  • Hayward Area Historical Society — The society's library includes materials on San Lorenzo and other areas neighboring Hayward.

  • Oakland Library History Room — The Oakland History Room at the main library contains an extensive collection of materials on East Bay history. The website has a searchable catalog of the collecton.

  • San Leandro Library History Room — The library's collection of historic photographs has been digitized and is available for viewing from your own computer.

  • San Lorenzo Library — The oldest library in Alameda County, it has a strong collection in local history and genealogy.

  • De Anza College California History Center (Cupertino) — The Center has an extensive library, publishes books, hosts exhibitions, and assists in research. It covers all of California but particularly the South Bay Area.