Research Center

Databases and eBooks:

Listed By Subject or By Name

Use these resources to find articles from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and other reference sources

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Resources for Veterans

Online ebooks and resources for veterans.

Internet Resources

Links to commonly-used websites

California Agricultural Workers’ History Center

A developing research center focused on the diverse and multicultural ongoing history of the people who work in California agriculture.

Local History

Library History

Information about the history of libraries in Watsonville, including an article by Betty Lewis.

Pajaro Valley Historical Association

Website of the not-for-profit organization concerned with preserving local heritage.

Pajaro Valley History

An article on the history of Pajaro Valley by Jane Borg and Jack Schoellhmer.

Shades of Watsonville

Information about the Shades of Watsonville local historical photograph collection.