2019 Partners in Preservation Awards

click here to view last year's winners! 

oakland, THE story of a city

Available through our OHA store , this book is a lively, widely recognized source for Oakland history.

History Lessons

by Dorothy Lazard

Early in this pandemic shutdown, a colleague with whom I only had casual conversations asked me what I thought future generations would make of this period in our history. The question caught me up short....see more


Research your house's history, find out about landmarks, historic houses and local museums, and find links to preservation organizations and information! Click here for more information.

Recording of our FREE Online Event
For the Advancement of Women: The Women's Club Movement in Oakland now available

Watch the Recording of Our Recent Online Lecture

In the 1920s the itinerant Swedish watercolorist Gunnar Widforss spent time in the National Parks, producing...SEE MORE