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Welcome to History San José (HSJ), Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. We preserve and enrich the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events. Read more...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History (Exhibit)

    March 20 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Painting the Town: The Work of Rey Giese (Exhibit)

    September 4, 2016 - July 30, 2017
  3. This IS San Jose Juried Photography Exhibition

    November 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Hands-on History Days: Children’s Holiday Festival

    December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Heritage Holiday Champagne Tea

    December 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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