12th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar

Archives Bazaar Exhibits

  Join us this year at the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pasadena Digital History Collaboration will join a broad array of institutions and archives that will have experts on hand to… []

Glendale Community College

A new member of the PDHC, Glendale Community College’s collection features photographs and documents depicting life at Glendale Community College from its founding in 1927 to serve the needs of the people of La Crescenta, Glendale, and Tujunga.  In 1936 twenty-five acres… []

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… []

New Japanese American Collection

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,… []

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.