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.
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.
Audiovisual, text, and image material relating to topics about the California Gold Rush which lasted from 1848 to 1855. Material includes recorded oral histories, documentaries, Gold Rush-era newspapers, and Gold Rush-era maps.
Audiovisual, image, and text material relating to the Vietnam War, 1961 to 1975. A majority of the themed collection includes written letters and images from Eric Gustafsson, a California Vietnman veteran. Other material consists of movings images from the KNTV News Broadcast about the war, as well as images of military insignia.
Text and audiovisual material relating to mining in California. Contenct includes finacial ledgers from gold-mining town, Bodie, California. Other material consists of moving images about the Champion Spark Plug Mine and oral inteviews with retired miners.
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.