Shades of Orange

Shades of Orange - four boys standing together
Shades of Orange - large group of boys and men

The Cypress Street Barrio


The Cypress Street Barrio was a dynamic neighborhood for almost a century, and former and current residents helped preserve the neighborhood's history by bringing family albums and personal photograph collections to the library for duplication and incorporation into the collection.

The Shades of Orange: El Modena Collection


The Shades of Orange: El Modena Collection broadens the representation of City of Orange communities in the library's local history collection. Established in 1887, El Modena is dynamic part of the City of Orange, with its colorful neighborhoods, businesses, and families. The collection consists of historic photographs and stories shared by former and current residents of El Modena.