OC Stories celebrates Orange County's rich cultural diversity by documenting its historical events, people, businesses, and institutions over the past 100+ years (late 1800s to present).
OC Stories was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administrated in California by the State Librarian.
Stories from Orange County’s surfing community.
Stories from Orange County’s indigenous Acjachemen (Juaneño) Community.
Many OC Stories images are not owned by OC Public Libraries but are contributed to the collection by individuals and organizations who wish to share our community’s heritage with the public. Each image’s owner is noted as “contributor.” For additional information about particular images, please contact the contributor directly. If a contributor does not appear on this list, please contact OC Stories email@example.com for assistance.
Because YOUR story is OUR story.