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.
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.
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."
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.