The Bancroft Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature produced by the Sierra Club, home movies by David Ross Brower with footage of Yosemite and Big Sur, and a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr.
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 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 Huntington Library collection contains images and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of film, oral history, and recorded interviews concerning working class history and the politics of Los Angeles County and surrounding areas.
The University of California, Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage and text documenting life in Berkeley and the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Subjects include 1960s counterculture, the Black Panthers, Harvey Milk, cultural communities, and the independent film industry.