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 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 Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1920s to the 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of political election content and includes Ronald Reagan presidential campaign TV advertisements.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berekely consists of audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1920s to the 1990s. The recordings in this collection document various Jewish communities in 20th century California and include the Zellerbach family home movies (dating to the 1920s), audio tapes from the Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds) documenting efforts to raise money for Israel, and other oral history recordings.
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 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.