A themed collection of images and family portraits throughout California. A majority of the collection contains images from series such as the Shades of Humboldt, Shades of Sutter County, Shades of South San Francisco, and Shades of Riverside.
Still image material relating to the Marin City Flea Market, circa 1990. The flea market operated for two decades and was one of the largest outdoor markets in the Bay Area. Operations shutdown in 1995 as the Marin City Community Development Corp. made way for the Gateway Shopping Center as part of the $72 million “Marin City USA” project.
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 material relating to tales and folklore throughout California history. Tales consist of Gold Rush-era lore such as "The Luck of Roaring Camp," by Bret Harte, and "The Legend of Joaquin Murietta." Other material includes tales from Peter lassen, Mt. Shasta, and Grass Valley.