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.
2021 marks ten years since California Revealed began digitizing and providing online access to artifacts from libraries, archives, and history centers across California. As part of our anniversary celebration, we asked partner organizations to spotlight materials from their California Revealed collections. Their passion is our inspiration! See below for partner highlights.
Audiovisual material relating to California's Cambodian theatrical arts and dance. Content includes recorded video of the University of California, Los Angeles "Khmer Dance and Music Project," which features the art and dance of Cambodia. Other material incudes concerts by Prahlung Khmer and recordings of the "City Roots Festival: Cambodian Dance and Music."
Audiovisual and image material relating to California's computer and technology industry. A majority of the themed collection pertains to the West Coast Computer Faire, an annual computer industry conference and exposition first organized in 1977. Topics include computer building, software, graphics, and medical practices. Other material focuses on Silicon Valley and California's emerging computer industry.
Audiovisual material relating to African American community and church life in California from the 1980s to 2010s. A majority of the themed collection contains recorded audio and video of music and choirs. Other material includes oral interviews with church members, such as Father Charles Boykins, the Associate Pastor of St. John's Catholic Church, and Bernadette Davis, president of the St. Bernadette Catholic Church Choir.
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.
Images and audiovisual material relating to Mexican American life in California. Content includes oral inteviews with former Santa Ana City Councilman, Al Serrato, 1979 to 1983. Other material includes topics of discussion about Mexican-American education, the Barrios, and racial discrimination in Claremont, California.
Audiovisual material relating to the history and modern life of California Native Americans. Content includes oral interviews with tribal members about family life, activism, labor, and cattle ranching in the Owens Valley from 1920s through the 1960s. Other material includes histories of the California missions, recording of native California music, and lectures on the signs and symbols of early California Native Americans.
Audiovisual and image material relating to topics about the Dust Bowl migration from 1931 to 1939. Content includes recorded oral histories and interviews with California residents who have first-hand knowledge of the Dust Bowl-era migration. Other material includes slide show images of the California environemt and terrain typical to that of the given era.