The Bancroft Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature produced by the Sierra Club, home movies by David Ross Brower with footage of Yosemite and Big Sur, and a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr.
The California State University, Bakersfield collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1930s to the 1970s. The majority of the collection are home movies and oral histories, and include subjects and topics such as Kern County, Yosemite, war relief efforts, 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 Fresno County Library collection contains texts, images and audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1860s to the early 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of photos of residents through the ages and includes subjects and topics such as Japanese Americans, Armenian Americans, Bill Clinton, William Saroyan and more.
The Marin County Free Library collection contains texts and images from the 1870s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of national biographies, cyclopaedias, dictionaries, and history books. Subjects include, but are not limited to, World War II, United States history, cultural heritage, philosophy, theology, and American literature.
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.