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Santa Ana History Room

The Santa Ana History Room is committed to fostering an interest in local history by collecting, preserving and making available materials of enduring historical value relating to the development of the City of Santa Ana and Orange County.


Online Exhibits

See how the City of Santa Ana grew from a small town to a bustling city.

Online Exhibits

Councils of the Past

View past Santa Ana City Councilmembers.

Councils of the Pas

Microfilm Reservations

Microfilm reels are digitized copies of newspapers that can be viewed through a microfilm machine reader. The Santa Ana Public Library has an extensive O.C. Register collection from the early 1900s.


Digital Collection

See the people, places and moments that make-up Santa Ana in our historical photographs collection.

History Room Collections

Come see what is available in the Santa Ana History Room.

Research Help

Let us help you find what you are looking for.

Research Help


We are always interested in donations. Photos, books, maps and documents, everything is welcome.

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