The Arvada Historical Society Photograph Collection contains more than 4,000 images documenting the history of the City of Arvada. Photographs in the collection come from a wide variety of sources, including City offices and organizations, businesses, and families of the past and present of Arvada. The majority of the photographs are black and white gelatin prints, and while some images may be as small as 2x2 inches, most are between 4x5 inches and 8x10 inches in size. The collection spans the late 1860s through the present. Please note that only a portion of the collection has been digitized so far, images are constantly being added so please check back often.