The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.
The Bancroft Library’s digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving image and audio recordings from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature films produced by the Sierra Club; home movies by the prominent environmentalist David Ross Brower featuring footage of Yosemite and Big Sur; a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr; film footage of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition; documentaries on the San Francisco Beat Poets; and other striking artifacts illustrating the landscape, arts, and cultures of Northern California.
The Benicia Public Library contributes to the success of our diverse community by being a vital center of learning, communication, culture and enjoyment. We serve a community with a uniquely rich history and character. Benicia exudes small-town charm, with its ideal San Francisco Bay waterfront location and high quality of life.
The Benicia Public Library’s digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images made in the 2000s, primarily oral histories made as part of a digital storytelling project documenting the memories and experiences of Benicia residents.
The Berkeley Public Library has served the people of Berkeley since 1893 and is one of the most heavily used libraries in California, serving a local population of 121,240 and more from the surrounding area.
The Berkeley Public Library’s digital collection at California Revealed consists of text materials from the 1890s to the 1940s, including city directories covering Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Alameda, and Piedmont.
The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s mission is to promote business, tourism, responsible recreation and Greater Bishop for the betterment of the community and its residents.
The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving image recordings spanning the 1920s to the 1980s. The collection includes home movies and nonfiction films focusing on Bishop, California, including promotional films of the Eastern Sierra and documentation of local landscape and community gatherings.
The mission of the Butte County Library is to serve the learning, cultural, and community needs of the diverse populations of our county.
The Butte County Library’s digital collection at California Revealed consists primarily of audio recordings and still images from 1878 to 2001. Historical photographs document Butte County schools, agriculture, railroads, dams including the Oroville Dam, bridges like the North Fork Bridge, and industries such as the Great Western Power Company and Las Plumas Powerhouse.