As of 2014, there are online retail stores that have scanned and archived copies of yearbooks from schools around the United States. The websites OldHighSchoolYearbooks, E-Yearbook and MyOldYearbookCD all offer a variety of high school and college yearbooks for sale.Know More
OldHighSchoolYearbooks is an auction website that accepts bids via eBay for its multi-state collection of yearbooks. E-Yearbook has an extensive searchable database of middle school, high school, college and military school yearbooks. Thumbnail-sized images of the yearbooks' pages can be viewed by any website visitor, but a registered membership is required in order to view the full-sized pictures and complete yearbooks. The site offers monthly and annual subscription memberships. MyOldYearbookCD is a website designed for reunion planning professionals. Its goal is to help party planners organize a memorable event. The website has over 4,500 yearbooks from all over the United States in its library. The yearbook images are scanned onto a CD to give the user a new way to view old yearbook photos.
The School Annual Publishing Company suggests a few other methods for obtaining copies of high school yearbooks. Contact the school, the school district or the local library in the town where the school is located. These places may either have yearbook copies or know where they can be easily obtained. If the school doesn't have a copy of the yearbook, someone there may have contact information for the person in charge of the alumni association.Learn more about Education
Most high schools have all of their yearbooks available in the school library, though they do not typically allow for them to be checked out. People who are not near their old high school can check out e-Yearbook.com, Classmates.com and Ancestry.com, which offer digital versions of many high school yearbooks.Full Answer >
In some cases, school and alumni websites maintain online yearbook archives. Other websites, such as Classmates.com and E-Yearbook.com, provide exhaustive online yearbook collections that date back to the 1900s. To find a 1966 yearbook at either of these sites, enter the school name and year in the search field.Full Answer >
Though details vary by state, former students must typically request a copy of their high school diplomas through the home office of the district where they attended school. While most are provided in a timely manner, records from distant years may require an additional period for processing.Full Answer >
To obtain copies of a high school diploma, former students must contact the high school they attended and submit a request in writing, according to the Central Kitsap School District. Each high school maintains an archive of student records but must obtain identification and vital information to honor record requests.Full Answer >