The African American Museum and Library at Oakland collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. These recordings include an oral history collection containing recent interviews with African-American residents of Oakland, interviews with Blues musician Brownie McGhee, and home movies recorded by Oakland's Collier family.
The Caltrans Transportation Library holds a collection of selected historical materials such as documents, photographs, maps, and artifacts that track the history of the Department. In the collection are two oral history series that have been digitized through the California Revealed project.
The "Highway Recollections" series consists of tape recordings and transcripts of interviews with retired engineers, highway maintenance workers, administrators, and other personnel. The participants shared their insights on past highway development and changes within the Department. They were produced by Department volunteers, Caltrans History Preservation Committee and District 3 History Committee members in the late 1970s. There are 21 recordings that have been digitized and are available via streaming.
In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of 258 Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Caltrans District 4 staff produced the “Loma Prieta series.” It was organized quickly and the informal interviews were completed within three months of the earthquake while memories were fresh. The selected employees cover a cross section of job titles and geographic areas to better illustrate the size and scope of the disaster. Nearly all of the 258 interviews have been digitized and available via streaming.The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1970s to the 2000s. These recordings include an oral history collection conducted with caltrans employees in the wake of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and another oral history collection entitled Highway Recollections, which chronicles the experience of people who worked on California highways.
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 Department of Rhetoric, Film and Media, University of California, Berkeley collection contains moving images from the 1930s through the 1960s. The titles span a variety of topics and forms including presidential press conferences, springboard diving training, and more.
The Headlands Center for the Arts collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1980s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of recorded oral interviews, lectures, filmed footage, and journals concerning philosophy, theology, history, and practice of the arts.
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 Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1950s to the 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of oral transcripts and histories concerning working class citizens and labor organizations based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Point Reyes National Seashore Museum collection contains texts and images from the 1930s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of texts concerning privateer, Sir Francis Drake, and his 16th century voyage to the California coast. Other material includes images of Drake's Bay, located along the Point Reyes National Seashore.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art collection contains texts from the 1900s to 1960s. A majority of the collection consists of San Francisco Art Association bulletins, newsletters, and the Mark Hopkins Institute Review of Art.
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.
The Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1980s. A majority of the collection contains filmed teleconferences and recorded narrations concerning San Francisco and California history. Subjects also include history about the congregation and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.