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Explore Berkeley's rich history.
This page is primarily designed to connect you with online resources.
In the meantime, we do have a Berkeley History Collection, but unfortunately the room is only open by appointment.
So get personalized research support in our History Room by calling 510.981.6148 or emailing here.
Berkeley's public schools were among the first in the nation to voluntarily desgregate. View some local desegregation stories here.
The Berkeley History Room has the Berkeley Junior Traffic Police Archives, a collection of newspapers clippings, photographs, service records of participants from the 1930s to the 1960s, and a BJP flag.