San Luis Obispo County Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming San Luis Obispo County 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 the 1800s through 1950.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in San Luis Obispo County.
  • 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 27: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Paso Robles Pioneer Museum
2010 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles

Tuesday, June 30: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Tribune
3825 S. Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo

Wednesday, July 1: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South County History Society,
128 Bridge Street
Arroyo Grande

Thursday, July 2: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
El Paso de Robles Area Historical Society
800 12th Street
Paso Robles

Sunday, July 5: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Estrella Warbird Museum 
4251 Dry Creek Road 
Paso Robles

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.

San Luis Obispo County: The Early Years Cover
The Tribune presents San Luis Obispo County: The Early Years


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