The Pacific Grove Public Library collects, organizes, stores and displays books, maps, images, manuscripts, audio visual materials, oral histories, biography files, directories, voter registers, local newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other printed, handwritten and drawn artifacts pertaining to Pacific Grove's heritage. Due to the importance of this unique collection, appropriate preservation methods and materials are sought out and utilized.
The Pacific Grove Public Library digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, images, and audio recordings from the 1900s to 1980s. The collection includes oral interviews with local residents and postcards of Pacific Grove.
Pacifica Radio Archives is considered by historians and scholars to be one of the oldest and most important audio collections in the world. Chronicling the political, cultural and artistic movements of the second half of the 20th century, Pacifica radio programs include documentaries, performances, discussions, debates, drama, poetry readings, commentaries and radio arts.
The Pacifica Radio Archives appraise, collect, organize, describe, preserve the creative work generated by, or produced in association with, Pacifica Radio, and make it available for research and reference use. They focus on materials that reflect the memory, traditions and evolution of Pacifica Radio. The intellectual content of the collection emphasizes a common thread of social justice covering cultural, health, historical, political, psychological, racial, religious, philosophical and social aspects of society over a variety of subjects.
The Pacifica Radio Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings from the 1940s to the 1990s. The collection includes oral histories, as well as radio programs on politics, art and culture. Among many highlights related to California's countercultures is a recording of Allen Ginsberg reading his poetry.
The Palo Alto City Library connects our diverse community through knowledge, resources, and opportunities. We nurture innovation, discovery, and delight.
The Palo Alto City Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and texts from the 1940s to 2010s. The collection includes films produced by the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, recordings of events with Palo Alto authors, and histories of the Woman's Club of Palo Alto.
The mission of the Palos Verdes Library District is to provide a welcoming environment and open access to library services and materials that encourage lifelong learning, support the educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of our diverse Palos Verdes community, and facilitate the preservation of the Peninsula’s history.
In keeping with this mission, the Local History Center is charged with gathering historical material related to all aspects of Peninsula history including its Spanish land grant days, cattle and sheep ranching, agricultural days, early land development, city formation, and current life.
The Palos Verdes Library District's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts from the 1920s to 1930s. The collection includes many pamphlets and brochures about the Palo Verdes Estates, a then booming community located southwest of Los Angeles.
The Mission of the Pasadena Museum of History is to promote an appreciation of history, culture, arts, and sciences relevant to Pasadena and adjoining communities. The Museum’s extensive artifact collection includes textiles, ceramics, furnishings, and other three-dimensional materials, while its top-notch art collection includes paintings from well-known plein air painters such as Benjamin Chambers Brown, Richard E. Miller, and Carl Oscar Borg. Spanning the years 1834 to the present, this is the largest and most comprehensive collection relating to the history of the west San Gabriel Valley.
The Pasadena Museum of History's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1980s. The collection includes many oral history interviews with African American residents of Pasadena. Subjects include the founding of the the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter in Pasadena.
The Pasadena Public Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of text materials from the late 1800s through the 1940s. The collection includes dozens of Tournament of Roses Parade programs and pictorials that document the history of the Rose Parade, as well as a few illustrated souvenir books that highlight Pasadena’s beauty and charm to tourists. These books include many images of Pasadena landmarks, public and commercial buildings, and private residences.
The mission of the Paso Robles Pioneer Museum is to show life in a small California town during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Museum will acquire, preserve and display interesting cultural, agricultural, commercial and other artifacts to educate and showcase what has made Paso Robles a destination throughout its history.
The Paso Robles Pioneer Museum's digital collection a California Revealed consists of audio recordings. Drawn from wax cylinders, these recordings document scripture readings and musical performances.
Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available materials with enduring historic value that can be used to support research, teaching, administrative activities, and community involvement.
The department consists of rare book collections, the University Archives, the Malibu Historical Collection, the Churches of Christ Heritage Center, film and television archives, and other book and archival collections. Materials in these collections are available for use by any interested users.
The Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1940s to the 2000s. The collection primarily includes lectures and commencement speeches by prominent speakers such as Maya Angelou, Ronald Reagan, and George W. Bush.
The Petaluma Historic Library and Museum's Research Library, named after Petaluma City Historian Hoppy Hopkins (1921-2003), contains books and files that assist in history, genealogy, and architectural research of Petaluma and close environs. Collection strengths include such treasures as: early maps, the Vallejo land grant; books relating to topics as the Miwok Indians, poultry and dairy industries; histories of surrounding communities; blueprints of homes and buildings designed by local architect Brainerd Jones; city directories from as early as 1875; yearbooks from the 1890s; and a copy of the first newspaper published in Petaluma in August of 1855.
The Petaluma Historic Library and Museum's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1920s to 2010s. The collection includes many oral histories, interviews, and home movies related to topics such as Petaluma Chicken Ranches, genealogy, the Argus Courier Newspaper, and the Bojorques family.
Founded in 1901, the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology is dedicated to the study of cultures from yesterday and today, both near and far. Today, the Museum contains an estimated 3.8 million objects from California and around the world, as well as extensive documents, photographs and film recordings. We continue a legacy of enrichment and education, functioning as a research unit for the University of California, Berkeley by supporting scholarly discovery and community-based research. The American Alliance of Museums reaccredited the Hearst Museum in 2018.
Located in the heart of the Berkeley campus, we have grown into a museum that studies the past and the present in order to encourage dialogue, understanding, and respect. We facilitate connections by helping people relate to objects, cultures, and to one another.
The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from the 1930s to the 1990s. The collection includes films related to Native American art and boat making, as well as footage of the Golden Gate International Exposition and a conversation between anthropologists Alfred L. Kroeber and Samuel A. Barrett.
The purpose of the Placentia History Collection is the acquisition, organization, and preservation of both primary and secondary materials relevant to the history of Placentia and its vicinity. As a resource center for the people of Placentia, this collection includes both historical and current information concerning the cultural, geographic, agricultural, economic, social, and political development of the Placentia area.
The Placentia Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts from the 1970s to 1990s. The collection includes an extensive run of issues of the Placentia News-Times.
The Placer County Museums Division manages seven museums and maintains an Archive and Collection Center with a public reading room available for researchers. Archival and museum collections have been accumulated by this facility since 1948 and includes privately donated collections as well as official government records dating back to the establishment of Placer County in 1851. Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and share the history of Placer County and its significant relationship to larger themes in California and American history.
The Placer County Museums Division's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts and audio recordings from the 1880s to 1940s. The collection includes several oral histories of the DeWitt General Hospital, located in Auburn, California, during World War II. The hospital served the morale and physical well-being of many troops recovering from the war. The collection also includes handwritten and illustrated manuscripts created by Chinese Americans living in Northern California in the 19th century.