The Center for Sacramento History collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio), texts and still images from the 1850s to the present. The majority of the collection consists of news footage and oral histories, and include subject topics such as Sunset Tower Records, Charles Manson, The Black Panthers, Ronald Regan, Patty Hearst, The Free Speech movement and more. The collection also includes a series of Gold Rush-era newspapers published in Sacramento, San Francisco, and the surrounding areas.
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 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.
A diverse collection of audio and video from Tulare County Library is represented in this collection. These include oral histories with local residents, presentations on local history, and recordings of dedication ceremonies for local landmarks.
The Washington Township Museum of Local History collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1850s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of Washingtonian yearbooks and recorded oral interviews with residents of the Washington Township area. Subjects include the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and local history of Fremont, California.
The Watsonville Public Library collection contains images from the 1880s to 1990s. A majority of the collection contains images from a series titled the "Shades of Watsonville." Subjects include photographic history of Watsonville residential life, commercial life, and flooding of the Pajaro River.