In celebration of National Archives Month, the City of Sacramento is hosting its first ever “Explore History: Sacramento Archives Crawl” on 1 October 2011 (11AM-4PM). Archives and Special Collections libraries from around the Sacramento region will share rare items, such as historic photographs and artifacts, from their collections.
This FREE event; sponsored by the Sacramento History Foundation, California State Library Foundation, Gordon-Goldstein Foundation, and Hoppy Brewing Company; will take place at four Downtown Sacramento locations:
- California State Archives (1020 O Street)
- California State Library (900 N Street)
- Center For Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Boulevard)
- Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room (828 I Street)
Visit at least three of the locations for a pretty cool prize.
Among the participating institutions include:
-California Department Of Transportation
-California State Parks Archives
-California State Railroad Museum Library
-El Dorado County Historical Museum
-Little People Of America Archive
-National Archives At San Francisco
-Placer County Museums Archives & Research Center
-Sacramento Historic City Cemetery Archives
-Society Of California Archivists
-Temple/Congregation B’nai Israel Archives
-Yolo County Archives
This event represents a unique opportunity to view rarely displayed historical items. Please click here for exhibit locations.