History San Jose holds the largest history housing collection in California

History Park is just one of the many things that the non-profit organization, ‘History San Jose’ oversees. The organization began in 1949 and was officially incorporated by the City of San Jose in 1998. A walk through History Park takes you back into time with many different buildings that are woven into the fabric of San Jose, and visitors have the luxury of actually walking through and interacting with them . History San Jose is also in charge of a research collection includes photographs, personal papers, manuscripts. Staff and volunteers care for, catalog, and provide access to City of San José.