The Alameda Free Library collection consists of audio material from the bicentennial, 1976. A majority of the collection contains recorded oral histories from the Bicentennial Committee in Alameda, California. Content includes various stories from the history of Naval Air Station, local sports, and prohibition.
The Alameda Free Library serves those who live, work, play, and learn in Alameda by providing materials, services, and programs to advance their recreational, educational, and professional goals. The Library offers a wide range of services to support community priorities, including answering reference questions, staging story times, providing summer reading programs, hosting class visits, and offering free public programs and displays for all ages and interests.
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 Claremont Colleges Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1930s through the present. The majority of the collection consists of speeches by Congressman Jerry Voorhis.
The Long Beach Public Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage concerning local history of Long Beach, California. Subjects include the Queen Mary and civil unrest.
The Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society) collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1950s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed oral interviews and recorded lectures concerning local history of Mono County, California. Subjects include oral history and recorded history lectures by Barbara Moore.
The Sausalito Historical Society collection contains audiovisual material (moving images, audio) from the 1940s to the 2010s. The majority of the collection consists of oral history and nonfiction films documenting the local history of Sausalito, CA.
The Sonoma County Library collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of film concerning politics and recreation in Sonoma County. Subjects also include news clippings documenting Sonoma County citizens and their involvement in World War II.
The StoryCenter collection contains video productions from the present day made across the state of California. The videos tell a wide range of stories from California residents, including accounts of the Yolo, Ventura, and Sonoma wildfires, as well as personal stories of community members from Los Angeles to Sacramento to Monterey County.