CURRENT PROJECTS




EDUCATION


Westward Ho

Westward Ho
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An interactive hands-on program for school children. Run by and at History San Jose.


Film Program

The Pioneers Film Archive
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Collecting, restoring, preserving, and digitizing local motion pictures and still photos to share with the public

1927 Woodrow Wilson Jr. High School.



Pellier

Pellier Story
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QR Code Technology
We create Quick Response bar codes and websites that are placed at sites around Santa Clara County, for Smart Phone users to access the history of the resource in front of them.



Luncheon

Quarterly Luncheons

Speakers on Historic Subjects
Our Quarterly Luncheons feature good food and GREAT SPEAKERS about the History and Future of Santa Clara County and its environs.



Luncheon

OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook, Twitter, Blog, Pinterest, and other social media
Constant updates regarding breaking news and things of interest to the history community.



FACEBOOK
Twitter
Youtube
Pinterest
Tumblr (Film Archive)
Tumblr (In Grave Danger)
Iconic Facades of Santa Clara County
Vimeo


Past Perfect
The Pioneers inventories, records and uploads to the internet our collections for world access.


History Research
Provide free research to the public and other history organizations.


docents Paulson House docents
Docent Meeting at one of our two museums.


docents History Day
Sponsor the annual History Day program for the County of Santa Clara, in conjunction with the Historical Heritage Commission and County Board of Education.


Website
Maintain a website to inform the world about all things "history" in Santa Clara County.


Oral Histories
We videotape oral histories of significant persons in our valley's history, in order to preserve the stories for future generations.




SCHOLARLY RESEARCH

 


Translation of the Pueblo Papers
History San Jose has more than 6,000 government correspondence and papers from the Spanish and Mexican eras of Pueblo San Jose. It is the most comprehensive collection of western United States government from this period.
The Pioneers has chosen this project as a long-term goal.





Essay Contest
History essay contest that awards up to $2,200 annually.




Pioneer Library
Research Library at Paulson Museum
At History San Jose


PUBLICATIONS



Trailblazer, The Quarterly journal of the Pioneers

Features original art by Jim Campbell

"Santa Clara County Sketches"




MUSEUMS


Paulson Museum
1650 Senter Road, San Jose, California

"Halloween at the Paulson House"


Roberto-Sunol Adobe & Laura Ville Museum
770 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, California

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