Digital Collections

San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection: Search our database of over 41,000 digitized images--and growing.

Internet Archive: Search our digitized books, journals, magazines, government documents, and archives.

David Rumsey Map Collection: Includes our rare 1905 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, 1938 San Francisco aerial photographs, and other materials.

FamilySearch.org: Coroner’s reports, funeral home records, probate records, and more. For full access, sign up for a free account.

California Light and Sound: A selection of San Francisco History Center's unique historical moving images and audio digitized and preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

Analog to Digital: A selection of San Francisco Public Library's audiovisual heritage digitized and preserved through a California State Library's LSTA grant.

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