Fresno County Public Library Created Digital Collections

Access an array of digital content curated in whole or in part by Fresno County Public Library.

Local History

  • Fresno County Property Atlases, 1891-1920
    Study property atlases, dating from 1891 to circa 1940, which segment Fresno County by township and range, illustrating individual parcels and labeling them with the owners’ names.
  • Historic San Joaquin Valley Photos
    Enjoy approximately 2,323 digitized photographs depicting various aspects of life in the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada foothills (Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, and Mariposa counties), dating from 1850 to 2002.
  • Pop Laval Photographs
    Explore digitized photographs from the renowned Pop Laval Collection, in cooperation with the Pop Laval Foundation.

Fresno County Public Library has many more local history resources. Please visit the Heritage Center, to browse a vast selection of books, documents, oral histories, photographs, ephemera, and other kinds of resources useful to those interested in Fresno County history or genealogical research.