The Center for LGBTQ Studies in Religion collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1970s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of sermon’s performed by Troy Perry, founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, orientations for ordination for the Samaritan College, and more.
The LA County Library collection contains texts, images, and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1890s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of images concerning local history of Los Angeles County. Subjects include cultural events and communities of the Los Angeles area.
The Loyola Marymount University collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1960s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of television segments by KCET, an independent television station licensed to Los Angeles, CA.
The Palos Verdes Library District collection contains text from the 1920s to 1930s. A majority of the collection consists of pamphlets and brochures about the Palo Verdes Estates and the booming community located southwest of Los Angeles, California.
The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden collection contains texts and images from the 1920s to the 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of images of the garden property, tours by staff, and booklets documenting native California horticulture.
The Sierra Madre Public Library collection consists of text from the 1900s and 1940s. A majority of the collection consists of a sketch book by Bernhardt Wall and a dictionary of Sierra Madre edited by J.G. Blumer.
The Sierra Madre Public Library, begun in 1887, is the fourth oldest city library in Los Angeles County and the tenth oldest in Southern California. The current building of 8,762 square feet houses a collection of about 70,000 cataloged items, a historical archives collection, free Wi-Fi, eBooks and DVDs. The Library Services Department is one of seven departments of the City of Sierra Madre and offers a wide range of library services to adults, teens and children. Services are expanded through participation in the Southern California Library Cooperative, a network of 39 area libraries.
The University of Southern California, USC Libraries, Special Collections online collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to present day. The recordings in this collection include videos from the USC Thornton School of Music records which document lectures by notable composers such as Henry Mancini and Andre Previn, as well as video and audio which document and comment on the brutal beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles and its effect on race relations in that era.
The Whittier Museum collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of oral history interviews with residents of Whittier, California. Subjects include westward expansion and settlement of California.