See a timeline of events reviewing the libraries history from 1872 to 1907.
Review a list of city officials since Anaheim's incorporation.
Learn more about some of the community events that were held in the early days of Anaheim.
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Learn all about Founder's Park located near the Heritage Center.
Anaheim, now the 10th largest city in California, began in 1857 as a colony of German farmers and vintners.
On Sunday evening, January 7, 1945, Anaheim’s war news weary residents sat down again to listen to the nation’s favorite radio entertainer, Mr. Sunday Night himself, Jack Benny.
World War II was a difficult time for German-Americans across the country. It was especially hard on residents of Anaheim, a city founded by Germans.
Judge James Howard witnessed many milestones during the early 1900s.
Read through some facts about how certain streets in the city got their names as well as see information on how growing and processing oranges was an important business.
Check out this resource which breaks down how certain places, and the city itself, were named.
The Anaheim Heritage Center has one computer dedicated to searching the Ancestry.com databases.