The California History and Family Research Room, located on the Second Floor of the Madera County Library, is a repository of early Madera County records and historical information that document the social, political, economic and cultural development of the Madera County area from the mid 1800's to present day. This collection has a variety of formats including; photographs, primary and secondary printed sources, digitized records and oral histories. Our room also has a reference collection of published secondary sources and serials. Publications include histories of Madera County and its component institutions; area histories that give context to the community, historical maps as well as area periodicals that describe Madera County area history.
The Madera County Library, California History and Family Research Room's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and text materials from the 1890s to 1970s. The collection includes films made in the 1930s and 1940s showing local events in Madera County, as well as jail registers and county assessment rolls.
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 Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West.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's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1920s to the 1990s. The collection includes oral histories, home movies from the Zellerbach and Haas/Lilienthal families, recordings of Noah Alper, founder of Noah's Bagels, and audio tapes from the Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds) documenting efforts to raise money for Israel.
The purposes of the Southern Mono Historical Society are the enhancement of public knowledge of the history of the southern Mono County region and the collection, interpretation and display of artifacts pertaining to such history and culture. The society will make open to the public its collection and resources through the Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin, Mammoth Lakes.
The Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)'s digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, still images, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1890s to 2000s. The collection includes area newspapers, historical maps, photographic slides showing the landscape and recreation, home movies, recordings of lectures by local historian Barbara Moore, and more.
Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties.
Congress established Manzanar National Historic in 1992. Three distinct eras are represented in the site's museum collection. Owens Valley Paiute inhabiting the area from A.D. 600 to the early 1900s; the early ranching and farming period from 1860-1930; and the World War II confinement of Japanese Americans from 1942-1945. The National Park Service has conducted oral histories about these eras of Manzanar since 1999. The purpose of the collection is to preserve, study and interpret the cultural history of Manzanar.Bird pins are one of many artifacts in the Manzanar Collection. These and other items offer a glimpse into life in camp. Furniture, clothing, utensils, cemetery offerings, and other tangible resources enrich our knowledge and our ability to tell the stories of people who lived at Manzanar.
The Manzanar National Historic Site's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, still images, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1910s to 2010s. The collection includes many filmed and recorded oral interviews with Japanese Americans interned at the Manzanar War Relocation Center during World War II.
The Anne T. Kent California Room in the Marin County Free Library is an archive dedicated to collecting and preserving information on local, regional, and state history with a strong emphasis on the history and culture of Marin County. Resources include photographs, oral histories, biography files, maps, books, directories, voter registers, local newspaper clippings, documents and ephemera. We are currently in the process of digitizing our large collection of primary source materials.
The Marin County Free Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts and still images from the 1910s to the 1990s. The collection includes a series of photographic portraits taken by Nancy Kittle of vendors at the legendary Marin City Flea Market.
Founded in 1957, the Mariposa Museum and History Center houses a large array of exhibits interpreting Native American, Spanish Settlement, California Gold Rush, Yosemite, and Mariposa County History. Our world class vault contains a large archive of photographs, special collections, and Mariposa County Records
The Mariposa Museum and History Center's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1850s through the early 2000s. The collection includes historical newspapers like the Mariposa Chronicle and the Mariposa Gazette, as well as recordings of oral histories with local residents.
James W. Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River in the valley the Nisenan Indians knew as Cullumah. This event led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere and was the spark that ignited the spectacular growth of the West during the ensuing decades. The gold discovery site, now Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, located in the still visible tailrace of Sutter's sawmill, in present day Coloma California, is one of the most significant historic sites in the nation.
The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1840s to 2000s. The collection includes an extensive run of The Pacific News, as well as oral histories and presentations related to the legacy of gold in California.
Founded in 1854, the Mechanics’ Institute is one of the oldest institutions on the West Coast of the United States. Its mission is to provide a center for intellectual and cultural advancement. Located in the financial district of San Francisco, it serves individuals and families throughout the Bay Area offering a vibrant library with full-time professional staff, expert instruction and competition in chess, and a full calendar of engaging cultural events, programs, and classes. Anyone can join the Institute for a small annual fee. Many of its activities and services for members are also open to non-members.
The Mechanics' Institute Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of text material from the 1850s to the 1950s. The collection includes an extensive run of the chess newsletter Chess in Action, as well as some institutional documentation such as Board of Trustees minutes.
The Media Resources Center is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest materials in the fields of science and technology.
The Media Resources Center at the University of California, Berkeley's digital collection consists of moving images from the 1910s to the 1990s. The collection includes recordings of interviews with Bobby Seale, Pat Brown, James Baldwin, Malcolm X, and Angela Davis, as well as several university lectures and documentaries related to housing in California and the social movements of the 1960s.
The mission of the Mendocino County Library is to enrich lives through free and equitable access to materials and programs centered on education, culture, and entertainment.
The Mendocino County Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from the 1970s and 2000s. The collection includes a film documenting local participation in the Tribal Career Development program in 1975, as well as video of a 2002 dedication ceremony for Round Valley California Registered Historical Landmark No. 674.
The Menlo Park Historical Society, operating at the Menlo Park Historical Association, consists of a group of volunteers working together to preserve the history of Menlo Park. The group focuses on collecting items from the town's past as well as protecting historic buildings. The group was originally located in the historic Gate Lodge when it was first created in 1974. Today, the non-profit organization continues to be active throughout Menlo Park communities. The association has many historical records, including a collection of photographs and recordings of the town's history.
The Menlo Park Historical Association's digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings from the 1960s to the 2000s. The collection includes many oral history recordings of residents of Menlo Park.
The Lucretia Little History Room at the Mill Valley Public Library is dedicated to illuminating the unique and vibrant history of Mill Valley and making this history accessible to people of all ages and interests. We accomplish this by collecting, preserving, and promoting materials of enduring value pertaining to people, places, and events associated with Mill Valley and a few select nearby areas, such as Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods, that are an essential part of Mill Valley’s historic heritage.
The Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts and images from the 1860s to 1930s. The collection includes many photographic portraits of residents and locations in Mill Valley and Marin County; scenic postcards of locations such as Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods; and documents and images related to the Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway.