REMEMBER YOUR EXPERIENCES

We all carry experiences about our neighborhood, the stories that make this place home. Commons Archive is gathering your local memories to preserve the area’s many histories. Based at the Golden Gate Library, Commons Archive documents and shares everyday life in North Oakland.

WRITE YOUR STORY

Write your own story or talk with a neighbor. Sharing your experiences is a powerful way to preserve local  culture. Stories don’t need to be monumental to be meaningful. As North Oakland continues to grow and change, let’s document its people and places for the future.

RETURN YOUR MEMORY

Over the coming months, Commons Archive will collect North Oakland stories. You can always find a collection box at the Golden Gate Library, 5660 San Pablo Avenue. Made from old library furniture, these boxes will rotate throughout the community. While the library and other community sites are closed, please email us at: info@commonsarchive.net for ways to share your story. Thanks for making history!