The San Joaquin Valley Digitization Project image collection
consists of photographs selected from the collections of the nine public libraries of the
San Joaquin Valley Library System, as well as the collections of museums and individuals in
their communities. The photos were selected mainly for their historical interest. They
represent various aspects of life in the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada foothills;
in the counties of Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, and Mariposa. The photos date from
1850 to 2002.