Harrison Memorial Library is the public library of the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Library service in Carmel began in 1906, when the Carmel Free Library Association began lending books from a little redwood building. For a fee of one dollar per year, people could borrow any one of 500 books from the Association's "Reading Room" heated by a wood burning stove. The Local History Department is the archives for Carmel-by-the-Sea, and is devoted to acquiring, preserving, and making available historically significant items concerning the history of Carmel. These collections include: photographs, books, letters, diaries, programs, manuscripts, maps, scrapbooks, and works of art.
The Harrison Memorial Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of still images, texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of photographs depicting theater performances by the Forest Theater of Carmel. The collection also includes oral history interviews and written diaries by Herbert Heron, founder and actor of Forest Theater.
Special Collections in the Hartnell College Library include the O. P. Silliman Memorial Library, the Hartnell College Library Archives, and other selected items that have been donated or identified as unique, rare, or of exceptional monetary or historical value. The college archives document the history of Hartnell College. Yearbooks, newspapers, college catalogs, schedules of classes, reports, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, and photographs are included in this collection.
The Hartnell College Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts and moving images from the 1930s-1990s. The collections includes yearbooks, as well as recordings of events, interviews, and presentations.
Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society.
The Headlands Center for the Arts' digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1980s to 2000s. The collection includes many recordings of interviews, lectures, and events presented at the Headlands Center for the Arts, as well as journals concerning philosophy, theology, history, and practice of the arts.
The mission of the Historical Society of Palm Desert is to collect, preserve and record the history of our city and communities, and to provide access to the society's archives and artifacts through exhibits, publications, programs and events.
The Historical Society of Palm Desert's digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings of oral histories from the 1970s to the 2000s focused on the local history of Palm Desert.
A successor organization to the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society, the History Center of San Luis Obispo's mission is to promote the understanding and appreciation of San Luis Obispo County’s historical and cultural heritage. The History Center collects, preserves, and exhibits historic artifacts, records, images, and documents and provides access to its collections in both traditional and digital forms for research, study, and educational purposes. The History Center cooperates with other regional organizations and promotes their goals and programs.
The History Center of San Luis Obispo County's digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings from the 1970s to 1980s. The collection includes oral history interviews with residents of San Luis Obispo County related to World War II and working class careers.
History San José is Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. History San José preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events.
The History San José's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from from the 1790s to the 1990s. The collection includes extensive raw camera footage from KNTV news broadcasts from the 1960s and 1970s, as well as complete episodes of Barrio Expressions, oral history recordings and transcripts, and ledgers and manuscripts documenting San José history.
Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.
The Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1920s to the 1990s. The collection includes programming related to political elections, including Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign TV advertisements, as well as complete episodes of Firing Line.
Since 1947, the Humboldt County Historical Society has worked to preserve original historical materials related to Northern California history. Our purpose is to further an understanding and appreciation of all peoples, places, events, and activities of Humboldt County and related areas. Toward this end, we focus on acquiring, preserving, interpreting, creating, and sharing historical information, and by educating and assisting others to do the same.
The Humboldt County Historical Society's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from the 1930s to 1950s. The collection includes amateur films related to the fishing industry and daily life in Humboldt County.
The Humboldt State University Library's Special Collections complement the resources of the general Library collections. They are acquired and maintained in support of the University's curriculum with emphasis on the natural resources, Native peoples, and primary industries of Northwestern California, including the history of Humboldt State University.
The Humboldt State University's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1920s to the 2000s. The collection includes oral histories, radio interviews with local authors, including Raymond Carver, local news features, and extensive film footage related to the environment and resource management in the Humboldt area.
The Huntington Library is one the world's great independent research libraries, with more than nine million items spanning the 11th to 21st century. These extraordinary and diverse materials are centered on fourteen intersecting collection strengths, some of which are: British History; Early Printed Books; Hispanic History and Culture; History of Science, Medicine, and Technology; Maps and Atlases; Prints, Posters, and Ephemera; Photography; Pacific Rim; California; and American History. Digitized materials from these vast collections aim to support the research needs of Huntington readers and staff and to share resources with a broader community.
The Huntington Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, still images, moving images and audio recordings from the 1900s to 2000s. Among the highlights are home movies, oral histories, industrial films produced by the Southern California Edison Company, episodes of the the Mr. Huntington's Garden television program, issues of Regeneracion, a Mexican-American anarchist newspaper, and photographs related to longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn.