Lewis Brown
Lewis Brown
Lewis F. Brown (1929-2019) was elected as Vallejo’s first African-American city councilman in 1965. He also served as Vallejo’s Vice Mayor from 1967 to 1969. He was born in Mississippi. He received his law degree in 1964. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.

Our Library

The Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Venicia Reference Library is located on the 2nd floor of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum located at 734 Marin Street in Vallejo, California.
Our small but well-stocked library is open to members and to the public. 
The catalog may be found at: 
The library hours are: 
Every Tuesday:  1:00 -- 3:30 pm
2nd Thursday of the month: noon -- 3:30 pm
1st and 3rd Saturdays: noon -- 3:30 pm 
Other times may be arranged by appointment.
Our librarian will welcome your questions and be available to help with your family research.
Ancestry.com, Newspapers.com, and Fold3 are available, in addition to numerous genealogical publications.
We also have use of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum's reference library.