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Modesto Memories II Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Modesto Memories II: The 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s with a Unique Look at the Graffiti Era book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from 1940 through 1979.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Modesto.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. Call 360-723-5802 to set up an appointment if you’re a private collector with a sizable collection.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Session Details

Tuesday, May 3rd: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street, Modesto
(Corner of 14th and I streets)
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Saturday, May 7th: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street, Modesto
(Corner of 14th and I streets)
View Map

Sunday, May 8th: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street, Modesto
(Corner of 14th and I streets)
View Map

We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

Volume Two: Modesto Memories: The 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s with a Unique Look at the Graffiti Era Cover
The Modesto Bee presents Volume Two: Modesto Memories: The 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s with a Unique Look at the Graffiti Era

$29.95

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