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 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 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 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 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 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 Humboldt State University collection contains texts and audiovisual materials (moving images and audio) from the 1920s to the 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage and text concerning Native American tribes of Northern California, the Redwood National Park, and Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Loyola Marymount University collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images, audio) from the 1960s to the 2000s. The majority of the collection consists of television segments by KCET, an independent television station licensed to Los Angeles, CA.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and the general public. The holdings of The Magnes continue to grow. In 2017, The Magnes established the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection, and in 2018 it received the gift of the Roman Vishniac Archive.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley 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 Ontario City Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) and still images from the mid 1890s to the mid 1990s. The majority of the collection consists of oral histories and include subjects and topics such as automobiles, John S. Armstrong, the Long Beach Earthquake of 1933, Chaffey College, and more.
The Orange County Archives collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to 2010s. A majority of the collection contains filmed footage and ledgers related to local history of Orange County, California. Subjects include DisneyLand, Knott's Berry Farm, and the Cypress Enterprise newspaper.
The Petaluma Historic Library and Museum collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images, audio) and texts from the 1920s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of oral histories, interviews, and home movies concerning Petaluma Chicken Ranches, genealogy, the Argus Courier Newspaper, the Bojorques family and more. Other material includes texts such as oral transcripts and maps about the history of ranchos.