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.
Audiovisual material relating to Asian American community life in California. Content includes home videos in 1950s Sacramento and surrounding areas from the Ouye family. Other material includes oral interviews with survivors of Japanese Internment, recorded by the Issei Oral History Project in the 1970s.
Audiosvisual material relating to Folk Music in California. A majority of the themed collection contains recorded audio from the UCLA Folk Festival between 1963 and 1985. Other material includes moving images and recorded audio from the 2000 and 2001 Other Minds Festival at Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California.
Audiovisual, image, and text material related to California immigration and migration. Content includes a local Slavic-American newsletter, as well as recorded oral histories about the Dust Bowl-era migration. Other material consists of images of the Angel Island Immigration Station and recorded oral interviews from the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection.
Audiovisual and image material relating to California labor history. Content includes recorded oral interviews about the preservation of the Manzanar National Historic Site and its relation to themes of labor. Other material consists of political posters, agriculture, and information about the United Farm Workers of Union.