Show/Hide

COVID-19 Update: Saturday, March 28, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Los Angeles Department of Public Health has issued new Orders regarding home isolation and quarantine of COVID-19 patients, County trailheads and beaches are now closed, and Governor Newsom has halted statewide evictions through May 31, 2020. (Read latest information here)

Research Guides

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

General Local History Research

Civic History Books

A list of books held by the Whittier Public Library that chronicle the history of the City of Whittier.

History of Residences and Buildings

A guide to the resources held by the Whittier History Room and other institutions useful in researching the history of a Whittier residence or building.

Genealogy

A guide to the resources held by the Whittier History Room useful in researching a family history with roots in Whittier.

Local History Resources

A list of institutions whose Whittier-area local history materials complement those held by the Whittier Public Library.

Popular Topics in Whittier History

Whittier's Post-War Quonset Huts

A footnoted history of the 46 Quonset huts in Whittier, which housed veterans from 1946 to 1951.