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 Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history recordings. Highlights include a lecture by James Baldwin, as well as speeches by and interviews of Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey Newton, H. Rap Brown, Stokely Carmichael, and George Jackson.