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Articles on Santa Ana History

Adeline Walker, co-founder of the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society

Introduction Black Orange County - 1930 - 1980  from A Different Shade of Orange

The Commercial Buildings on the Santa Ana Historic Register

Santa Ana and other Orange County locations in the National Register of Historic Places

Civil War Veteran Grave Sites in Orange County

Love, Marriage, & Families - three stories of local families by Jerry Hicks

The Medical History of Orange County  - listing early doctors practicing in Santa Ana

The History of Santa Ana 

Remembering: Day Trips from Santa Ana (1945-1955)

Remember When.... Postcards & Memories

Remember When.... Elevators

Remember When ... Montgomery Ward

Bibliography of Santa Ana and Orange County History Books

Early Radio Stations of Santa Ana

Santa Ana at 125

Articles on Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle

Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle

The Dr. Howe-Waffle House

Dr. Howe-Waffle's House: The Saving of a House - The Beginning of a Society

Brief Written Tour of the House

Secrets from Dr. Willella's Clothes Closet

Articles on Organizations

Santa Ana Fire Department 
Santa Ana College

Public Buildings, Homes, and Noteworthy Areas

Santa Ana Hospital

The French Park Historic District and Neighborhood
The Chilton House

The Duggan House
The Kellogg House at the Centennial Heritage Museum
The Maag House at the Centennial Heritage Museum
Santa Ana's Richest Resident - the Maharajah of Indore
The Orange County Courthouse

Library and History Room

Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana


Articles on Early Pioneers and Families
William Spurgeon and the Beginning of Santa Ana
The Rancho Period - the families of Grijalva, Yorba, Peralta, and Sepulveda  (Updated 9/21/08)
Don Juan Pablo Grijalva

Major Ward Bradford
Architect Frederick Eley
Judge Prentice and the Santa Ana Zoo
Aviation Pioneer Eddie Martin
"Wrong Way" Corrigan
The Ross Family

Eye on Santa Ana (1990s community newsletter)

Eye on Santa Ana Newsletter Overview

October 1989 (Vol. 1, No.1)

Winter 1989-1990 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 

Spring 1990 (Vol.1 No. 3) 

Summer 1990 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 

Fall 1990 (Vol. 2, No.1) 

Winter 1990-1991 (Vol. 2, No.2) 

Spring 1991 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 

Summer 1991 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 

Fall 1991 (Vol. 3, No. 1)  

Winter 1991-1992 (Vol. 3, No. 2)

Spring 1992 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 

Summer 1992 (Vol. 3, No. 4)

Fall 1992 (Vol. 4, No. 1)  

Winter 1992-1993 (Vol. 4, No. 2)

1993 EnFoque Sobre Santa Ana (Spanish)

Spring 1993 (Vol. 4, No. 3) 

Summer 1993 (Vol. 4, No. 4)

Fall 1993 (Vol. 5, No. 1)  

Winter 1993-1994 (Vol. 5, No. 2)

1994 EnFoque Sobre Santa Ana (Spanish)  

Spring 1994 (Vol. 5, No. 3)  

Summer 1994 (Vol. 5, No. 4)

November1994 (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Winter 1994-1995 (Vol. 6, No. 2)

Spring 1995 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 

Summer 1995 (Vol. 6, No. 4)

Fall 1995 (Vol. 7, No. 1)  

Spring 1996 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 

Summer 1997 (Vol. 8, No. 2)  

Fall 1997 (Vol. 8, No. 3) 

The Santa Ana Historic Register

Historical Archive

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