This area includes photographs, text documents, and limited database records that can now be accessed through this web site. This area will be updated as more sources on Tempe history become available.
Brief History of Tempe
Hispanic History of Tempe
African American Contributions
Tempe Time Line
How Tempe Got Its Name
Other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The following resources give you general information and brief overviews of Tempe history and prehistory.
Do Your Own Research
Archives and Photographs
Hispanic Family Albums
The Tempe History Museum has a large variety of resources, both online and at the museum facility, that can assist you in conducting your own research on Tempe history.
The online resources give you access to many documents and photographs that will help you explore Tempe's history in more depth.