Image, text, and audiovisual material relating to the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power experience in California during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Content includes words from Malcolm X, the Black Panther Party, and state legislation regarding civil rights.
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 University, Fullerton, Paulina June and George Pollak Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) and texts from the 1960s to the early 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of interviews and guest speakers held on campus and nearby. Subjects and topics include Chicano movement, Cesar Chavez, Angela Davis, student protests, and more.
The California State University, Sacramento collection consists of audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the late 1950s through the early 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history interviews and lectures, and include subjects and topics such as feminism, racism, gang culture, civil rights, Japanese internment and more.
The Center for the Study of Political Graphics collection contains print materials from the 1960s through the present. The majority of the collection consists of political posters that record the Chicanx/Latinx perspective of national and international events. Subjects and topics include social change, protest, United Farm Workers, healthcare, civil rights, and more. Creators featured in the collection include some of the best known Chicano artists such as Rupert Garcia (Oakland), Barbara Carrasco (Los Angeles), Malaquias Montoya (Davis) and Ester Hernandez (San Francisco); important art collectives such as the Royal Chicano Air Force (Sacramento), Self Help Graphics (Los Angeles), Mechicano Art Center (Los Angeles), Mexica Movement (Los Angeles) and Mission Cultural Center (San Francisco). The collection also includes younger and emerging artists such as Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, and Julio Salgado.
The Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1970s and 1980s. The majority of the collection consists of lectures given at the Berkeley campus and other Bay Area locations, and include subjects and topics such as James Baldwin, Angela Davis, St. Clair Drake, African American studies and more.
The East Bay Media Center collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images) from the 1970s. The collection includes subjects and topics such as Bobby Seale, the Black Panther Party, incarceration, poetry and more.
The Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to the 1980s. These recordings include a selection of the H.K. Yuen collection which features multimedia materials on a wide range of historic themes and events set in Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Other highlights include episodes from a bilingual Chinese and English TV-series co-produced by the Chinese Media Committee of Chinese for Affirmative Action and KPIX-TV Westinghouse and recordings from local stations KQED and KPFA.
The Media Resources Center at the University of California, Berekely consists of moving images from the 1910s to the 1990s. The video recordings in this collection cover a wide range of topics and include interviews and events featuring members of the Black Panther Party, Malcolm X, and Angela Davis. The collection also includes a few short documentaries on housing and architecture in California and the social movements of the 1960s.
The Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history recordings. Highlights include a lecture by James Baldwin, as well as speeches by and interviews of Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey Newton, H. Rap Brown, Stokely Carmichael, and George Jackson.