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 California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection contains text materials from the 1920’s-1960s relating to California Horticulture. The collect, featuring materials in both English and Spanish, primarily consists of catalogs from the California Nursery Company.
The California Polytechnic State University Special Collections and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1930s to the 1970s. The majority of the collection consists of nonfiction films including home movies and amateur filming documenting agricultural life.
The California State Library collection contains text and still images spanning from the late 1700s through the modern era. This expansive collection contains California Automobile Registrations, local and industry newspapers and newsletters, California magazines, and include subjects and topics such as the motion picture industry, State budgets, the diversity of California, and much more.
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 Center for Asian American Media collection contains moving images from the 1930s to the 1980s. The majority of the collection consists of home movies, and include subjects and topics such as Asian-Americans living in California, family life and more.
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 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 University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Special Collections online collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to the 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of video from the Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California Collection, which documents a major 1982 conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as musical theatrical works, cultural events such as el Dia de los Muertos, and interviews with artists and authors related to Chicano culture and society in California. The collection also includes video from the Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers, an African-American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist, and television producer.