The Whittier Historical Society was formed in 1970, and its immediate purpose was to start a Museum in the city of Whittier. Through the efforts of several determined individuals, a building was purchased and the Whittier Museum was open to the public in 1983. Since that time, the Whittier Museum has been dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying the first 100 years of Whittier history and beyond. The Whittier Museum is completely supported by donations, grants and fundraisers. The Whittier Historical Society is committed to keeping the Whittier Museum open for school and special tours as well as to the public free of charge.
The Whittier Museum's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1950s to 2000s. The collection includes many oral history interviews with residents of Whittier, as well as films and videos documenting local events and the Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility in Whittier.
Whittier Public Library will provide facilities for the 21st century where people of all ages and backgrounds will find a welcoming environment, outstanding collection, access to the latest technology, and services that are in keeping with the Library's tradition of excellence.
The Whittier Public Library History Room's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the early 1900s to the 2010ss. The collection includes many oral histories with local residents as well as Whittier Home Phone Directories.
During Palo Alto's formative years, the Woman's Club was the women's arm of local government and school affairs at a time when women were ineligible to vote or hold political offices. Uniting people and place, the Woman's Club of Palo Alto builds on a proud history of public engagement. Our members apply themselves in creative and philanthropic ways to accomplish great things both in the local community and within the club.
The Palo Alto Woman's Club's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts and moving images from the 1890s to 2000s. The collection includes club constitutions and member lists, event programs, financial statements, newsletters, and news clippings about the club, as well as a written National Register of Historic Places nomination determining the Woman's Club property's eligibility for listing.
Founded in 1983, the Women's Museum of California is one of five women's museums in the United States. The museum's mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations about the experiences and contributions of women by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the documentary and visual evidence of those experiences. The museum aims to provide the community a broad collection of reference materials that document women’s history and the female experience.
The Women's Museum of California's Archival Collection houses nearly 300 linear feet of material documenting the life and work of prominent female leaders and organizations' commitment to women's rights and representation. The Archival Collection includes the first women’s studies program developed at San Diego State University, collections from U.N. Conferences on the Status of Women, the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.), the Older Women’s League (O.W.L.), California Women for Agriculture, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (W.I.L.P.F.), National League of American Pen Women, League of Women Voters, National Women’s Political Caucus, the American Association of University Women, and finally Planned Parenthood and the Women’s Care Clinic of San Diego. The personal papers and archival collections of prominent women include our founder, Mary Maschal; California suffragist sympathizer, Alice Park; Nancy Reeves; former California Senator, Lucy Killea; and Alice Barnes.
The Women's Museum of California's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1970s to 2000s. The collection includes many audio recordings from the 1970s related to the National Organization of Women (NOW), as well as a number of texts from the 1970s concerning teaching women's history.
The Writers Guild Foundation Archive preserves and promotes the art, craft and history of screenwriting, and records the vital memory of the entertainment industry’s first talent labor union, the Writers Guild of America. The rare and unique collections include Screen Writers’ Guild and Writers Guild of America historical materials, produced and unproduced scripts, letters, photographs, production notes, memorabilia, oral histories, and personal items of film, television and radio writers. Both processed and unprocessed papers are available for research. Users are encouraged to contact the Writers Guild Foundation Archive to learn more about the rich cultural content of the collections.
The Writers Guild Foundation's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1970s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of recorded Writers Guild Foundation and Writers Guild of America live events in which writers were interviewed about their personal experiences of the craft and business of writing for the screen. A small selection of textual material relates to one writer's experience of the Hollywood Blacklist.
YA-KA-AMA, which means "Our Land" in the Pomo language, is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. It is situated in a rural setting on 125 acres of prime agricultural land in Western Sonoma County near Forestville, California. Our mission is to support traditional Native culture and values; to give Native People the tools to become contributing members of their communities; and to improve educational opportunities and resources for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The Ya-Ka-Ama Indian Education Inc's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from 1991 to 2018 derived from a collection of MiniDV tapes. The tapes capture a wide range of tribal events including media workshops, baseball games, Earth Day celebrations, youth festivals, and much more.
The Yolo County Archives, founded in 1985, is the official repository for Yolo County records. The collection contains records dating from the 1850s to the present from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as family collections from community members and local businesses. The materials include maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts, newspapers, yearbooks, and secondary sources in the form of published books and articles.
The Yolo County Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving image, and audio recordings from the 1850s to the 2000s. The collection includes oral history recordings of residents and experts on local history, recordings of Yolo County Board of Supervisors meetings, and extensive runs of local newspapers like Knight's Landing News and The Woodland News.