San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection - 6th Floor

Department detail

Hours

Sun
Closed
Mon
Closed
Tue
1 - 5
Wed
Closed
Thu
1 - 5
Fri
Closed
Sat
10 - 5
The Library will be closed May 29 for Memorial Day

Due to our community photo event, Kodakan Photo Day: Shades of San Francisco, on Saturday, May 13, the Photo Desk will be open by appointment only. Please contact the Photo Desk by email to make an appointment.

The Photo Desk is closed from 12-1 pm on Saturdays.

Looking for a photo of a building? Start here: How to Find Photographs of a San Francisco Building

The San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection, located in the San Francisco History Center on the 6th floor, contains photographs and works on paper of San Francisco and California views from 1850 to the present. More about the collection

We need you! Help us save San Francisco's Filipino history. We're inviting past and present members of San Francisco’s Filipino community to get their photos into the archives on Saturday, May 13, for Kodakan Photo Day: Shades of San Francisco. Sign up to share your photos or volunteer.

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