Family Collections on PDHC


PDHC knows that there is a vast treasure trove of local history stored in shoeboxes and computer drives of private individuals in the community that tell a crucial part of the history of Pasadena. We are committed to providing a platform so… Continue reading

New Japanese American Collection

Triple J Club 1935

PDHC has made a conscious effort to begin to collect artifacts from our rich ethnic history, and we have recently acquired a significant Japanese American collection. From Meiji Laundry in Pasadena to the San Gabriel Nursery to vegetable farmers in La Puente,… Continue reading

About PDHC – Video introduction

PDHC Video Introduction

The Pasadena Digital History Collaboration, or PDHC, is the people and institutions of Pasadena working together to bring the city’s rich history and traditions in one place, and tell the story of Pasadena to the world.

The PDHC was established in 2010 by three of the city’s premier historical institutions – Pasadena City College Shatford Library, Pasadena Museum of History, and Pasadena Public Library. Continue reading