The African American Museum and Library at Oakland collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. These recordings include an oral history collection containing recent interviews with African-American residents of Oakland, interviews with Blues musician Brownie McGhee, and home movies recorded by Oakland's Collier family.
The Alameda Free Library collection consists of audio material from the bicentennial, 1976. A majority of the collection contains recorded oral histories from the Bicentennial Committee in Alameda, California. Content includes various stories from the history of Naval Air Station, local sports, and prohibition.
The Alameda Free Library serves those who live, work, play, and learn in Alameda by providing materials, services, and programs to advance their recreational, educational, and professional goals. The Library offers a wide range of services to support community priorities, including answering reference questions, staging story times, providing summer reading programs, hosting class visits, and offering free public programs and displays for all ages and interests.
The Allan Hancock College collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images and audio) from the mid to late 20th century. The collection contains musical performances, oral histories from various Santa Barbara County residents and Hancock College students and alumni, as well as discussions on local flight schools and aviation.
The American Jewish University collection contains audio files from the 1960s to the 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of oral histories and various lectures on Jewish history, philosophy, and culture.
The ArtCenter College of Design collection contains audiovisual material (moving images) from the late 1940s through the early 1980s. The collection consists of student film projects, footage of student life in the classroom and around campus, and art gallery receptions. The collection also contains a documentary about a painting class taught by Lorser Feitelson.
The Autry Museum of the American West collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history and musical recordings, particularly of Chicano folk music, including recordings on wax cylinder.
The Ayn Rand Archives collection contains audio recordings from the mid-late 1990s. The majority of the collection are episodes from The Leonard Peikoff Show, also known by its alternate title, "Philosophy: Who Needs It." This conservative talk radio show discusses Rand’s legacy, current events topics like drug legalization and the O.J. Simpson defense, and features guest interviews with celebrities and thinkers like Jayne Meadows, Steve Allen, and Vincent Bugliosi.
The Bancroft Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature produced by the Sierra Club, home movies by David Ross Brower with footage of Yosemite and Big Sur, and a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr.
The Benicia Public Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images) from the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of a digital storytelling project that shares the memories and experiences of Benicia residents.
The Berkeley Public Library collection contains texts from the late 1800s to the mid 2000s. The collection consists of student yearbooks from Berkeley’s own Berkeley High, McKinley Introductory High School, Willard Middle School, Garfield Junior High School, and Burbank Junior High School.
The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images) from the 1920s to the 1980s. The majority of the collection consists of home movies and nonfiction films, focusing on Bishop, CA.
The Butte County Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), still images, and text material from 1878 - 2001. The majority of the collection consists of photographs relating to Butte County railroads, dams including the Oroville Dam, local bridges such as the North Fork Bridge, and the local industries of the Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas Powerhouse, and more.