The California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio), texts, and still images from the 1860s through the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of ephemera related to the railroad industry - including railroad advertisements, time tables, dining car menus, and train car images - and covers subjects and topics such as the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, the Santa Fe Railroad company and more.
The Carlsbad City Library collection contains texts and still images from the mid 1930s through the late 1950s. The majority of the collection consists of ink drawings, and include subjects and topics such as fish species, landscapes, Miles Rost and more.
The Claremont Colleges Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1930s through the present. The majority of the collection consists of speeches by Congressman Jerry Voorhis.
The Daly City Public Library collection consists of print and audiovisual materials relating to local history and residents from the early twentieth century to the present. Of particular interest is a large collection of Daly City newspapers dating from the late nineteenth century to the mid-1960s.
The Daly City Public Library provides library services to the residents of the City of Daly City. Daly City, population 101,123 (U.S. Census 2010), is the largest city in San Mateo County and is located immediately south of the City and County of San Francisco. The Library also serves residents of the Town of Colma and unincorporated Broadmoor. Daly City is proud of its vibrant and ethnically diverse urban community. Daly City has been identified as one of the "Capitals of Asian America" - with Filipinos constituting the largest ethnic group. Daly City is 55.6% Asian; 23.7% Hispanic or Latino; 13.9% White, Non-Hispanic; 3.6% African-American; and 12.3% Other (U.S. Census 2010).
The Eastern California Museum collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) and texts from the 1910s to the early 2000s. The majority of this collection consists of oral histories, home movies and promotional films, and include subjects and topics such as the Sierra Nevada Mountains, resource management, Owens Valley, the Eastern Sierras, mining and more.
The Laguna Art Museum collection consists of audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1980s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage and recorded audio concerning California art and artists. Subjects include folkart, abstact expressionism, and California regionalism.
The Oral History Center of the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1950s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history recordings focusing on the history of the Bay Area as well as the Western United States, including recordings with artists, activists, agriculturalists, and residents sharing local history. Highlights include an interview with Dorothea Lange.
The San Diego History Center collection consists of audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1970s to 1980s. A majority of the collection contains recorded oral interviews with architects and artists who participated in the Panama-California Exposition from 1915-1917 and the California Pacific International Exposition from 1935-1936, both hosted in San Diego.
The History Center presents engaging, family-friendly exhibitions with participatory activities that tell the remarkable stories of our region – past, present, and future. We also offer popular public programs and special events.
The Sonoma State University collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1970s to 1980s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed events such as airshows and soap box derbys. Other subjects include lectures on modern art and demos by local artists.
The University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1860s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage, audio, and text concerning the agriculture community in Davis, California. Other subjects include oral history interviews with former professors, politicians, and farmers of Davis and surrounding areas.