Modesto Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Modesto Memories 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 between the 1800s and 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in the Modesto area.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. Call 360-687-6731 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

Saturday, June 20: noon - 3:00 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street

Tuesday, June 23: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street

Thursday, June. 25: noon - 3:00 p.m.
McHenry Museum
1402 I Street

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.

Modesto Memories: The Early Years Cover
The Modesto Bee presents Modesto Memories: The Early Years


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