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 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.
The Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to the 1980s. These recordings include a selection of the H.K. Yuen collection which features multimedia materials on a wide range of historic themes and events set in Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Other highlights include episodes from a bilingual Chinese and English TV-series co-produced by the Chinese Media Committee of Chinese for Affirmative Action and KPIX-TV Westinghouse and recordings from local stations KQED and KPFA.
The Harrison Memorial Library collection contains images, texts, and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of images depicting theater performances by the Forest Theater of Carmel, California. Subjects also include oral history interviews and written diaries by Herbert Heron, founder and actor of Forest Theater.
The Los Angeles Public Library collection consists of text materials (newspapers) from the turn of the century through the 1910s. Of particular interest is the complete collection of The Liberator, a rare early twentieth-century Los Angeles news periodical that chronicled issues and events in Los Angeles's African American community.
The Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum collection contains images, texts, and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection contains recorded oral histories, written transcripts, and images concerning local history of the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, California and its residents.
The Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room collection contains texts and images from the 1860s to 1930s. A majority of the collection consists of portraits and photographs of residents of Mill Valley, Marin County, California. Included also are train tickets and time cards from the early 1900s.
The Monterey County Free Libraries collection contains text and images from the 1880s to 1980s. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence and images concerning World War I, women's history, and labor history.
The Mountain View Public Library collection contains texts, images, and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1850s to 2000s. A majority of the collection contains recorded oral interviews and images of residents and landmarks of Mountain View and Santa Clara County, California.
The National City Public Library collection contains texts and images from the 1810s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of images documenting the landscape and cultural community of National City, California. Other subjects include a collection of the Red and Gray yearbooks from Sweetwater Union High School.
The Orange County Archives collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to 2010s. A majority of the collection contains filmed footage and ledgers related to local history of Orange County, California. Subjects include DisneyLand, Knott's Berry Farm, and the Cypress Enterprise newspaper.