1960s

1960


Orange's population: 26,444.

1961


New Public Library replaces old Carnegie building.
Historical Photo - Low building with row of palm trees

1963


New Civic Center on site of Old City Hall.
Historical Photo - Tall and low building next to each other

1966


El Modena High School opens.

1969


Charles P. Taft Branch Library, the first branch library for Orange, is dedicated and named for local grower.
Historical Photo - man and woman standing in a bush