Audiovisual material relating to LGBTQ activism in the San Francisco Bay Area between the 1950s and 2000s. Content includes a large collection of recorded oral interviews with male activists such as Dick Gayer, Jim Eilers, Craig Daley, and Jack Fertig, who ran for mayor of San Francisco in 1983. Other material includes recorded video documenting San Francisco's LGBTQ community between 1965 and 1970.
Images and audiovisual material relating to California architecuture. Content includes recorded oral interviews with California painters, architects, designers, and artists, such as Jack Matson, Helen Dowd, and Paul Lingren. Other material includes information about the architectural growth of California cities like San Diego, Monterey, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
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.
Image and text material relating to California's Dipsea Race. The race prides itself as the oldest cross-country trail running event in the United States, beginning in 1905, as well as one of the oldest foot races of its kind. The race runs 7.4 miles from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Image and text material relating to California's local and state economic activity. Content includes digitized mining ledgers, store ledgers, and account books. Other material includes poltical protest graphics about U.S. tax dollars and public education.
Image, text, and audiovisual material documenting over 100 years of California primary and secondary education. Content includes class photos from the turn of the century. Other material includes student drawings from Yuicaipa High School for a project titled, "The War Comes Home."