Founded in 1968, the Mill Valley Oral History Program includes audio interviews with Mill Valley residents and others who have contributed to the cultural or civic life of Mill Valley.

Many oral histories in the collection are now available on the web. Click on the thumbnails below to browse online oral histories by era, topic, or interviewee name.


Listening to oral histories

Mission of the Mill Valley Oral History Program:

The Mill Valley Oral History Program seeks to collect, preserve, and share the voices and stories of local residents whose experiences help to shape the collective memory of Mill Valley. The Program reflects a diverse array of backgrounds and narratives, and documents the changing culture and landscape of Mill Valley.

If you are interested in giving an interview and sharing your story as part of the Mill Valley Oral History Program, please contact History Room Librarian Natalie Snoyman at 415-389-4292, ext. 4738 or Feel free to reach out, too, if you have any suggestions for oral history candidates.

Latest Oral Histories
David Getz
Musician and artist
Helen Russell
CEO of Equator Coffees & Teas 
Jacquie Phelan
Road racer and mountain bike pioneer