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.
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.
Image material relating to the Natomas Water & Mining Company, founded in 1853. A majority of the themed collections consists of maps mining property and irrigation lines along the American and Feather Rivers.