Images from the 1930s to 1950s relating to California's film and theatre industry. Content includes images of the Strand Theatre in East Los Angeles, California. Other material consists of documentary films from makers like James David Zellerbach and Jonathan Raymond.
Images relating to the arts and California theater prodution. A majority of the themed collection consists of the Teatro de los Ninos. The theatre group was the first Chicano theater group in the United States with children performers, located in the Los Angeles region. Other material consists of Asian American theater productions, such as the Asian American Theater Company based in San Francisco.
Audiovisual, image, and text material relating to trains and the railroad. Content includes correspondence between railroad exectives, moving images of trains, and still images of railroad life. Other material consists of ticket stubs, dining car menus, and Southern Pacific bulletins.