The History San Jose collection contains print and audiovisual material (text, still images, moving images, and audio) from the 1790s to the 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of KNTV news broadcasts, oral history recordings, and transcripts.
The San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1910s to the 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history. Highlights include a home movie recording of Franklin D. Roosevelt visiting San Francisco.