Local History Room

The Local History Room collection is located within the Beale Memorial Library. Kern County Library’s photograph collection includes images of historical interest of Bakersfield and other areas of Kern County from the late 1800s to 2001. Images document buildings, business people, city views, earthquakes, education, floods, government officials, hospitals, hotels, industry, libraries, military facilities, organizations, parades and processions, petroleum industry, stores and shops, theaters, and transportation.

Restrictions Property rights reside with the Kern County Library.
Availability Collection is available for research.

Days
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Hours
4pm-6pm
4pm-6pm
4pm-6pm
4pm-6pm
3pm-5pm
3pm-5pm
Closed

Perfect for research of local history and events. • All ages

Visit our online collection:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/kerncountylibrary/collections/

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