Tue, Sep 26|
Preserving Sacramento’s Past: The Collections of the Center for Sacramento History
“History is a conversation that the present holds with the past in order to help chart its course for the future."
Time & Location
Sep 26, 2023, 6:30 PM
Columbus Hall, 5961 Newman Ct, Sacramento, CA 95819
About the Event
“History is a conversation that the present holds with the past in order to help chart its course for the future. Surviving structures and spaces and historic collections are gifts; they allow us, in our own time, to summon up the struggles and choices, the truths and values that past generations confronted and drew on in building lives, families and communities.”
This talk will focus on the collections at the Center for Sacramento History, what we have and why we collect and how it is utilized. Historic collections like the Center’s are an essential part of our democracy preserving government records and making them accessible to the public. Private papers, images, artifacts, photographs and film help us tell the story of how the past continues to impact us today. Each of these collections are used locally, statewide, nationally and throughout the world. This is an opportunity to learn about this one-of-a-kindcollection that is held in public trust by the City and County of Sacramento at the Center for Sacramento History.
This event is Free for Members and $10 for Non-Members