A themed collection of images and family portraits throughout California. A majority of the collection contains images from series such as the Shades of Humboldt, Shades of Sutter County, Shades of South San Francisco, and Shades of Riverside.
The Ferndale Museum collection contains audio material from the 1970s and 1980s. The majority of the collection consists of oral histories and include subjects and topics such as ranching, western travel, seismology, Bear River and more.
The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco collection consists of text material from the 1890s and 1900s. A majority of the collection contains a scrapbook with various newspaper clippings documenting the opening days of the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in 1895 and its early practices. Content includes illustrations, architecture, and exhibitions from the period.
Still image material relating to the Marin City Flea Market, circa 1990. The flea market operated for two decades and was one of the largest outdoor markets in the Bay Area. Operations shutdown in 1995 as the Marin City Community Development Corp. made way for the Gateway Shopping Center as part of the $72 million “Marin City USA” project.
Audiosvisual material relating to Folk Music in California. A majority of the themed collection contains recorded audio from the UCLA Folk Festival between 1963 and 1985. Other material includes moving images and recorded audio from the 2000 and 2001 Other Minds Festival at Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California.
Audiovisual material relating to tales and folklore throughout California history. Tales consist of Gold Rush-era lore such as "The Luck of Roaring Camp," by Bret Harte, and "The Legend of Joaquin Murietta." Other material includes tales from Peter lassen, Mt. Shasta, and Grass Valley.
The Freedom Archive collection contains moving images from the 1970s and 1980s. The majority of the collection contains protest footage and interviews and include subjects such as Pan African Congress, International Women’s Day, La Raza and more.
The Fremont Main Library collection contains texts from the 1910s and 1920s. The majority of the collection consists of directories and include subjects and topics such as Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company, Oakland, San Francisco, Berkeley Alameda and more.
The Fresno City and County Historical Society collection contains motion picture films from the 1930s to 1970s. The majority of these films are from the Council of California Growers and the California Department of Food and Agriculture and farm laborers and the working class that feeds much of California and the United States.