Audiovisual 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.
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.
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.
Image, text, and audiovisual material documenting over 100 years of California primary and secondary education. Content includes class photos from the turn of the century. Other material includes student drawings from Yuicaipa High School for a project titled, "The War Comes Home."