Exploring the Historic Photo Database

You can access historic San Leandro photos from any internet enabled device! To access the database, follow the instructions listed below:

  1. Visit the Library's catalog page linked here.
  2. Click the leftmost drop down menu that says "Everything" and select "History Collection."
    Screenshot of catalog with History Collection selected from the drop down menu.

  3. Type what you are searching for in the search bar and hit the search button.
    Screenshot of catalog with the search term "Peralta" typed into search bar.

  4. There are two ways to view the photos from the results:
    • Click the URL listed in result to open the picture.
    • Click the photo's title. This will show you more information about the photo. Click the blue "View" button to the right to view the photo.
      Screenshot of results for the term "Peralta" in the History Collection.
  5. You can print from this page or download the image by selecting the ↓ icon on the top right.
    Step 5