Audiovisual material relating to LGBTQ activism in the San Francisco Bay Area between the 1950s and 2000s. Content includes a large collection of recorded oral interviews with male activists such as Dick Gayer, Jim Eilers, Craig Daley, and Jack Fertig, who ran for mayor of San Francisco in 1983. Other material includes recorded video documenting San Francisco's LGBTQ community between 1965 and 1970.
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 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.
The California Botanic Garden collection contains texts and images from the 1920s to the 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of images of the garden property, tours by staff, and booklets documenting native California horticulture.
The California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection contains text materials from the 1920’s-1960s relating to California Horticulture. The collect, featuring materials in both English and Spanish, primarily consists of catalogs from the California Nursery Company.
The California State Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), text material, and still images from the 1910s through the early 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of oral histories and government department videos, and include subjects and topics such as prisons, water resources, Jesse Unruh, the Senate Unamerican Activities Committee, and more.
California's first legislature, meeting in 1849–50, charged the Secretary of State to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California…" The California State Archives, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, continues to serve in the spirit of those early instructions, providing a repository for the state's permanent governmental records as well as other materials documenting California history. The California State Archives serves a wide variety of researchers whose interests range from legislative intent and public policy to genealogy and railroad history in California.
The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collection Archives collection contains audiovisual (moving images and audio) and text material from the 1930s through the 2010s. The majority of the collection consists of interviews, lecture series and oral histories from the campus, and includes subjects and topics such as the Rose Parade, higher education, Pomona history, and more.
The California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio), texts, and still images from the 1860s through the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of ephemera related to the railroad industry - including railroad advertisements, time tables, dining car menus, and train car images - and covers subjects and topics such as the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, the Santa Fe Railroad company and more.
The Calimesa Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), texts, and images from the 1940s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of materials related to World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. Materials include student artwork, enlistment records, discharge records, correspondence, and oral interviews.
The Campbell Museums collection contains texts from the late 1800s to the 1950s. The collection consists of newspaper publications including most issues of the Campbell (Interurban) Press and other publications such as Campbell Weekly Visitor.