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California Revealed

California Revealed is a State Library initiative to help California’s public libraries, in partnership with other local heritage groups, digitize, preserve, and provide online access to archival materials - books, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and more - that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State. We also provide free access and preservation services for existing digital collections, including technical advice and guidance, for partner organizations with in-house digitization programs.



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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
collection
5,557
ITEMS
94,427
VIEWS
collection
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The Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department provides free library resources and programs for the community with the opportunity to seek and share ideas and information that will enrich lives, foster literacy, inspire intellectual curiosity and stimulate the imagination. Glendale Library, Arts and Culture 222 East Harvard Street, Glendale, CA 91205 Email: Libraryinfo@glendaleca.gov Telephone: (818) 548-3749 Website: http://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/library-arts-culture
South San Francisco Public Library
South San Francisco Public Library
collection
1,565
ITEMS
25,897
VIEWS
collection
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The South San Francisco Public Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) and texts from the 1890s to 1980s. A majority of the collection consists of legal registers and high school yearbooks from the local community of South San Francisco. Other material includes recorded oral histories from residents. South San Francisco Public Library is actively committed to providing the best possible combination of library materials and services to meet the informational,...
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
collection
3,601
ITEMS
15,378
VIEWS
collection
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California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) serves as the principal location for the historical research collections at California State University, Sacramento. The primary strengths of the collection are post-World War II political, social, and environmental history of the Sacramento region and the history of the California State University, Sacramento, since its founding in 1947. The Department's holdings include printed books,...
Topic: california light and sound
Harrison Memorial Library
Harrison Memorial Library
collection
5,821
ITEMS
94,750
VIEWS
collection
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Harrison Memorial Library is the public library of the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Library service in Carmel began in 1906, when the Carmel Free Library Association began lending books from a little redwood building. For a fee of one dollar per year, people could borrow any one of 500 books from the Association's "Reading Room" heated by a wood burning stove. Ida Johnson was President of the Library Board in 1906. She also worked as a librarian in the little redwood building that then...
Sierra Madre Public Library
Sierra Madre Public Library
collection
4,763
ITEMS
2,451
VIEWS
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The Sierra Madre Public Library collection consists of text from the 1900s and 1940s. A majority of the collection consists of a sketch book by Bernhardt Wall and a dictionary of Sierra Madre edited by J.G. Blumer. The Sierra Madre Public Library, begun in 1887, is the fourth oldest city library in Los Angeles County and the tenth oldest in Southern California. The current building of 8,762 square feet houses a collection of about 70,000 cataloged items, a historical archives collection, free...
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
collection
1,049
ITEMS
9,243
VIEWS
collection
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The purposes of the Southern Mono Historical Society are the enhancement of public knowledge of the history of the southern Mono County region and the collection, interpretation and display of artifacts pertaining to such history and culture. The society will make open to the public its collection and resources through the Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin.
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Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Tulare County Library
Tulare County Library
collection
3,841
ITEMS
31,659
VIEWS
collection
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Located in California's eastern San Joaquin Valley, Tulare County is an agriculturally rich region and one of the top agricultural producers in the nation. Sequoia National Park and the Mineral King, Golden Trout and Domeland Wilderness areas lie within the County’s boundaries. Tulare County offers an active lifestyle with recreational and cultural activities including theater, music, and sports. Established in 1910 by the Board of Supervisors, the Tulare County Library provides library...
Topic: californiarevealed
GLBT Historical Society
GLBT Historical Society
collection
429
ITEMS
16,584
VIEWS
collection
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The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity. Founded in 1985, we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization. Contact Information :   GLBT Historical Society Archives & Research Center ...
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
collection
464
ITEMS
18,557
VIEWS
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The mission statement of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. The Research Library has been an integral part of the Museum since it's founding in 1913, and its holdings reflect the breadth of its collections. The collection consists of materials in a variety of fields, most particularly regarding anthropology, ethnology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, and history – especially as it relates...
Topic: californiarevealed
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
collection
1,040
ITEMS
259,140
VIEWS
collection
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The audiovisual archives of the  Center for Sacramento Histor y  contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives  here . Founded in 1953, the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) is funded by the City and the County of Sacramento and is the repository and research center for City and County historic collections. These collections are held in the public trust and reflect the many aspects of the social,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
collection
212
ITEMS
6,669
VIEWS
collection
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The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
506
ITEMS
104,134
VIEWS
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On May 2, 1981, the California State Railroad Museum opened to the public, as did the Museum Library. The library has been an integral component of CSRM since the project's inception. It was clear to the founders of the Museum that a thoughtfully assembled collection of published, manuscript, and pictorial materials would not only enhance the museum's services but also support its conservation and education programs. With this goal in mind, as railroad equipment and artifacts were gathered for...
Topic: californiarevealed
National City Public Library
National City Public Library
collection
876
ITEMS
32,612
VIEWS
collection
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Recognizing the cultural, linguistic and economic diversity of our community, the National City Public Library serves the informational, educational, social and recreational needs of all the residents of the community.  We support lifelong learning, personal enrichment and empowerment by providing access to a variety of materials and current technology, a courteous and expert staff, and a friendly environment that contributes to the quality of life in National City. Contact...
Napa County Historical Society
Napa County Historical Society
collection
99
ITEMS
2,617
VIEWS
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The mission of the Napa County Historical Society is to discover and keep history alive through exhibits, lectures, and events, as well as research, publications, and educational activities. We are a membership-based archival and educational organization dedicated to the discovery, preservation and presentation of the people and history of Napa County and its place in California history. Napa County Historical Society was founded in May 1948 by locals passionate about preserving local history....
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
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BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet...
Topic: californiarevealed
Mountain View Public Library
Mountain View Public Library
collection
1,268
ITEMS
39,430
VIEWS
collection
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The Mountain View History Center houses information about Mountain View's past. We collect and preserve books, maps, photographs, directories, newspapers, school yearbooks, and other materials pertaining to Mountain View's heritage. We display artifacts that reflect both the changing and enduring natures of the area once known as The Valley of the Heart’s Delight. The collection is owned jointly by the Library and the Mountain View Historical Association. Contact Information : City of...
The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library
collection
365
ITEMS
18,034
VIEWS
collection
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The Huntington Library collection contains images and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of film, oral history, and recorded interviews concerning working class history and the politics of Los Angeles County and surrounding areas. The Huntington Library is one the world's great independent research libraries, with more than eleven million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries. These extraordinary and diverse...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
collection
365
ITEMS
96,661
VIEWS
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Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art. Among the museum’s strengths are its...
Topic: Museum of Art
Mariposa Museum and History Center
Mariposa Museum and History Center
collection
245
ITEMS
6,854
VIEWS
collection
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Founded in 1957, the Mariposa Museum & History Center is administered as a non-profit corporation. The museum’s mission is to authentically portray the people and lifestyle of Mariposa County from the Native American and Spanish periods to the California Gold Rush and through the early 1900s.
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The Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room collection contains texts and images from the 1860s to 1930s. A majority of the collection consists of portraits and photographs of residents of Mill Valley, Marin County, California. Included also are train tickets and time cards from the early 1900s. The Lucretia Little History Room is dedicated to illuminating the unique and vibrant history of Mill Valley and making this history accessible to people of all ages and interests. We...
California Historical Society
California Historical Society
collection
326
ITEMS
72,579
VIEWS
collection
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The mission of the California Historical Society is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store. * Keeps an active public program schedule, including exhibitions, lectures, and other public events. * The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials...
Topic: californiarevealed
Orange County Archives
Orange County Archives
collection
432
ITEMS
42,944
VIEWS
collection
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The Orange County Archives serves as the main repository for historic property documents, vital records and other materials from county government. The Archives is open daily to offer assistance to local historians, property researchers, genealogists and students. The Archives is also home to a vast collection of historic photos and archival materials from affiliated government agencies, as well as the Knott’s Berry Farm Collection, the federal court record of the county’s 1994 bankruptcy,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Orange County Public Libraries
Orange County Public Libraries
collection
172
ITEMS
8,108
VIEWS
collection
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Orange County Public Libraries is a network of community libraries. We have 33 branches as well as an outlet in the Orangewood Children's Home to provide a variety of services to residents throughout Orange County. Some of the branches are operated within the jurisdiction of the county's 33 cities and some within the county's unincorporated area. Contact Information: Orange County Public Libraries 1501 E. St. Andrew Place Santa Ana, CA 92705 Phone: (714) 566-3000 Email:...
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UC Davis's Department of Special Collections , established July 1966, houses the Library's rare books, manuscript collections, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials requiring care and control that cannot be provided in the open stacks. The Department's major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars. The Special Collections Department houses the J. Richard...
Topic: californiarevealed
History San Jose
History San Jose
collection
529
ITEMS
48,944
VIEWS
collection
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History San José (HSJ)  preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events. HSJ operates three locations on behalf of the City of San Jose: History Park, the Peralta Adobe-Fallon House Historic Site, and the Collection Center. Contact Information: History San José 1650 Senter Road San José, CA 95112 Telephone: (408) 287-2290 Email: research@historysanjose.org
Topic: californiarevealed
Sonoma County Library
Sonoma County Library
collection
364
ITEMS
12,745
VIEWS
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The Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library is a community resource of immense value. The local history and genealogy collection was first established in the Santa Rosa Central Library’s California Room. In 1993, the collection was moved to a separate building located adjacent to the Central Library and commonly referred to as the “Annex.” In 2002, the Sonoma County Library Commission, governing board of the county-wide library system, adopted a new mission statement for the local...
Washington Township Museum of Local History
Washington Township Museum of Local History
collection
2,246
ITEMS
20,965
VIEWS
collection
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The Washington Township Museum of Local History collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1850s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of Washingtonian yearbooks and recorded oral interviews with residents of the Washington Township area. Subjects include the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and local history of Fremont, California. The Washington Township Museum of Local History is the result of the desire of MPHF (Mission Peak Heritage...
collection
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The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections. Bancroft's holdings include: * more than 600,000 volumes * 60,000,000 manuscript items * 8,000,000 photographs/pictorial...
Topic: californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Butte County Library
collection
270
ITEMS
15,953
VIEWS
collection
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The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology. Originally established in the Butte County Charter in 1913, the Butte County Library system today consists of six branch libraries and a literacy program. Administrative offices for the Library are located in the Oroville Branch Library. The Library also serves residents through branches in Biggs,...
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
collection
1,101
ITEMS
25,588
VIEWS
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The Santa Clara Valley Water District Library supports the district's mission by providing professional research services for district staff and the public, using its core reference and journal collections, satellite libraries, on-line databases, interlibrary loan, and outside experts. The library maintains a catalog database of the core and satellite libraries. The district library has an extensive collection of books, reports and other materials. While we do not check out materials to the...
Topic: californiarevealed
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
collection
318
ITEMS
27,890
VIEWS
collection
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The African American Museum and Library at Oakland digital collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. These recordings include an oral history collection containing recent interviews with African-American residents of Oakland, interviews with Blues musician Brownie McGhee, and home movies recorded by Oakland's Collier family. The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation and...
Topics: African American, Museum, Oakland, californialightandsound
collection
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California's first legislature, meeting in 1849–50, charged the Secretary of State to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California…" The California State Archives, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, continues to serve in the spirit of those early instructions, providing a...
Topic: californiarevealed
Fresno County Public Library
Fresno County Public Library
collection
483
ITEMS
17,085
VIEWS
collection
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Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, the Fresno County Public Library provides collections and services through its Central Resource Library and 34 branches. We are part of the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS), a cooperative network of 10 public library jurisdictions in the counties of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare. * Mission, Vision & Values * History of the Fresno County Public Library Contact Information: Fresno County Public...
Topic: californiarevealed
Madera County Library
Madera County Library
collection
103
ITEMS
24,757
VIEWS
collection
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Palo Alto City Library
by Heaton, George C., 1925-2015
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Composer Nancy Bloomer Deusseen and videographer George Heaton combined their talents to produce a video featuring scenes of Palo Alto from the Baylands to the Foothills. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Topic: californiarevealed
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
LA County Library
LA County Library
collection
372
ITEMS
32,062
VIEWS
collection
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Founded in 1912, LA County Library is one of the largest and most innovative library systems in the US. It offers free public resources including books, music, multimedia materials, computer and internet access, and educational and recreational services to 3.4 million residents across 3,000 square miles through its 87 community libraries and mobile fleet of 18 vehicles, including 3 bookmobiles, 10 MākMō maker mobiles, and 5 Reading Machines. LA County Library is dedicated to reducing barriers...
Topic: californialightandsound
Humboldt County Historical Society
Humboldt County Historical Society
collection
16
ITEMS
7,441
VIEWS
collection
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Since 1947, the Humboldt County Historical Society has worked to preserve original historical materials related to Northern California history. Our purpose is to further an understanding and appreciation of all peoples, places, events, and activities of Humboldt County and related areas. Toward this end, we focus on acquiring, preserving, interpreting, creating, and sharing historical information, and by educating and assisting others to do the same. The Historical Society archives contain...
Topic: californialightandsound
collection
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Few regions can rival the rich, lively labor history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This history is preserved in primary source and vintage history materials at the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) . Founded in 1985 by trade union leaders, historians, labor activists and university administrators, the Labor Archives is a unit of the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University. The Labor Archives collection includes materials from the counties surrounding San Francisco...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
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The Ethnic Studies Library is a consolidation of the four collections in the Ethnic Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley: Asian American Studies Collection Chicano Studies Collection Comparative Ethnic Studies Collection Native American Studies Collection Contact Information: 30 Stephens Hall #2360 University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-2360 Telephone: (510) 643-1234 Fax: (510) 643-8433 Email: esl@library.berkeley.edu
Topic: californiarevealed
Fremont Main Library
Fremont Main Library
collection
18
ITEMS
4,650
VIEWS
collection
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To offer opportunities and resources for lifelong learning and enjoyment that support individual and community growth. We remain responsive by providing welcoming spaces, outreach, materials, expertise, technology, partnerships and innovation. Contact Information:   Fremont Main Library  2400 Stevenson Blvd.  Fremont, CA 94538  Telephone: (510) 745-1429  Email: bedwards@aclibrary.org  http://www.aclibrary.org/fremont
Calimesa Library
Calimesa Library
collection
392
ITEMS
4,433
VIEWS
collection
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The Calimesa Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), texts, and images from the 1940s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of materials related to World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. Materials include student artwork, enlistment records, discharge records, correspondence, and oral interviews. Contact Information : Calimesa Library 974 Calimesa Blvd Calimesa, CA 92320 Telephone: (909) 795-9807
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
collection
112
ITEMS
10,160
VIEWS
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The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks. Contact Information: Oakland History Room Oakland Public Library 125 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Telephone: (510) 238-3222 Email:...
Topic: californiarevealed
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
collection
146
ITEMS
17,254
VIEWS
collection
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The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. The Academy recently opened a new facility in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof. The new facility is also home to the Academy’s staff of world-class scientists, an education department that provides a wide range of student and teacher services, and an extensive...
Topic: californialightandsound
Whittier Public Library
Whittier Public Library
collection
98
ITEMS
2,104
VIEWS
collection
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The Autry Museum of the American West
The Autry Museum of the American West
collection
367
ITEMS
17,096
VIEWS
collection
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The Autry Museum of the American West is a history museum dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West. Located in Griffith Park, the Autry’s collection of over 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts, which includes the collection of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, is one of the largest and most significant in the United States. The Libraries and Archives of the Autry include two research libraries: the...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
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The mission of the Paulina June & George Pollak Library is to uphold the University's commitment to making learning preeminent through its support and enhancement of the teaching, learning, and research activities of the California State University, Fullerton community. The Library will be the hub of an information and instruction network, designed to facilitate the delivery of recorded knowledge and information. Contact Information: Paulina June & George Pollak Library California State...
Topic: californiarevealed
Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room
by Coyne, Raymond
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A group of people standing outdoors wearing masks over their mouths. This was probably during the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. One of the women has a sign in front of her reading 'Wear a mask or go to jail."
Topics: californiarevealed, Masks, Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Corona Public Library
Corona Public Library
collection
241
ITEMS
4,970
VIEWS
collection
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The Corona Public Library welcomes and supports all people in the enjoyment of reading and pursuit of lifelong learning. Working together, we strive to provide access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, technology, programs, services and other resources. We believe in the freedom to read, to learn and to discover. Contact Information : Corona Public Library 650 S. Main Street Corona, CA 92882 Telephone: (951) 279-3593 Email: Aska.lib@ci.corona.ca.us
Whittier Museum
Whittier Museum
collection
137
ITEMS
3,915
VIEWS
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The Whittier Historical Society was formed in 1970 and its immediate purpose was to start a Museum in the city of Whittier. Through the efforts of several determined individuals, a building was purchased and the Whittier Museum was open to the public in 1983. Since that time, the Whittier Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying the first 100 years of Whittier history and beyond. The Whittier Museum is completely supported by donations, grants and fundraisers. The Whittier...
Humboldt County Historical Society
by Bush, Bernie Sr.
movies
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Humboldt County Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Garberville (Calif.), home movie
Orange County Historical Society
Orange County Historical Society
collection
57
ITEMS
80
VIEWS
collection
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The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County. Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books. Many of these materials date back to 1882 when George Chaffey and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Sacramento City College
Sacramento City College
collection
177
ITEMS
6,579
VIEWS
collection
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Sacramento City College, Special Collections collects records of the college, unique local artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of the college and surrounding area, and makes them available to the college community and external researchers. The department stores, preserves, and arranges these collections according to standard archival practices. Users may access original materials in the Special Collections Room. The department also creates exhibits, scans photographs, and...
Topic: californiarevealed
California State University, Bakersfield
California State University, Bakersfield
collection
26
ITEMS
2,196
VIEWS
collection
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The Walter W. Stiern Library opened in 1994 and is the largest building on the California State University, Bakersfield campus. The 150,000 square-foot building houses nearly half a million volumes and provides electronic access to more than 34,000 periodical titles via its hundreds of computer terminals. The Library is managed and operated by 26 staff members and faculty librarians. The Library also maintains a branch library at the CSUB Antelope Valley campus in Lancaster. The Dean of...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
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At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research. Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
Museum of Performance and Design
collection
154
ITEMS
19,870
VIEWS
collection
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Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for...
Topic: californiarevealed
Lambda Archives of San Diego
Lambda Archives of San Diego
collection
223
ITEMS
17,406
VIEWS
collection
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Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) has been established to preserve and make available for research and educational purposes the tangible record of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community with a special emphasis on those materials relating specifically to San Diego County and northern Baja California. LASD views all aspects of LGBT life as important to the understanding of our communities' values, interests and issues. To this end, LASD actively seeks to acquire and...
Topic: californiarevealed
San Bruno Public Library
San Bruno Public Library
collection
401
ITEMS
3,432
VIEWS
collection
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The San Bruno Public Library provides materials and services of popular interest to the community, emphasizing and encouraging reading by children, supplementing the educational needs of the community, and furnishing timely, accurate information. Our mission statement is anchored by the following assumptions:    A responsibility to offer free library service; The City's commitment to a municipal library; A responsiveness to the community; Utilization of modern technology;...
Archives of the Archdiocese of San Francisco
Archives of the Archdiocese of San Francisco
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20
ITEMS
1,077
VIEWS
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Contact Information : Archives of the Archdiocese of San Francisco 320 Middlefield Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 Telephone: (650) 328-6502 https://sfarchdiocese.org/archives
California Botanic Garden
California Botanic Garden
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326
ITEMS
2,680
VIEWS
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We are working to conserve California flora through inventory, monitoring, research, horticulture, restoration and seed bank programs. Plant Conservation at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) is central to our mission and is a natural extension of our rich history in research and horticulture. Conserving biodiversity is challenging as we face catastrophic drought, wildfires, invasion of exotic species, and expanding urbanization and development. RSABG has been a cornerstone in the world of...
Yolo County Archives
Yolo County Archives
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369
ITEMS
9,349
VIEWS
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The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes. Online finding aids are available at Online...
Topic: californiarevealed
Mechanics' Institute Library
Mechanics' Institute Library
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134
ITEMS
769
VIEWS
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The Mechanics' Institute Library collection contains text material from the 1850s to the 1950s. The text material includes a chess newsletter called Chess in Actions as well as some industrial documentation such as minutes. Contact Information : Mechanics Institute Library 57 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 393-0118
Historical Society of Palm Desert
Historical Society of Palm Desert
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53
ITEMS
234
VIEWS
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Contact Information : PO Box 77 Palm Desert, CA 92261 Telephone: (760) 346-6588 Email: hspd.firehouse@gmail.com http://www.hspd.org/
Harrison Memorial Library
by Brown, Bill
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Description : Carmel's weekly newspaper provides details about more than a century of the town's social, cultural and political life, including the town's responses to issues of national and international importance (WWI and WWII, the Great Depression, etc.). Series Title : Carmel Pine Cone Source : 52 Pages of 52: 11 x 17 in. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Carmel Communications, Inc. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 52 Pages of 52: 11 x 17 in.
StoryCenter
StoryCenter
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11,034
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StoryCenter  is a Berkeley-based international non-profit working in digital storytelling and storywork. In the 1990s they developed the Digital Storytelling Workshop as a participatory media methodology. Since that time, they have travelled the world supporting small and large organizations in integrating the Digital Storytelling methods into their engagement efforts. StoryCenter has worked with nearly a thousand organizations around the world and trained more than fifteen thousand...
Pasadena Public Library
Pasadena Public Library
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47
ITEMS
874
VIEWS
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The Pasadena Public Library collection contains text materials from the late 1800s through the 1940s. The collection consists of Tournament of Roses Parade programs and pictorials that document the history of the Rose Parade as well as a few illustrated souvenir books that highlight Pasadena’s beauty and charm to tourists. These books include many images of Pasadena landmarks, public and commercial buildings, and private residences. The materials in this collection help document particular...
Topic: california revealed
Contra Costa County Historical Society
Contra Costa County Historical Society
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110
ITEMS
1,995
VIEWS
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The Contra Costa County Historical Society's mission is to preserve for the benefit of the people of our County, the relics of our past. We are using the World Wide Web in order to give more of us access to the wonderful stories of the people who lived in our County, so many years ago. The Society hopes that these Web pages will bring the people of Contra Costa's present, closer to those who lived, worked and died in our County and who are, our History.  Contact Information:  ...
California Institute of Technology Archives
California Institute of Technology Archives
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24,415
VIEWS
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The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history. The Archives' unique research collections in the history of science and technology range from the time of Copernicus to today. They are available to the campus community for instructional and...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by TVTV (Top Value Television); Sissy Farenthold; Bella Abzug; Gloria Steinem; Betty Friedan; Margaret Sloan-Hunter; Florynce Kennedy
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[Contents:] Gloria Steinem Camera: Jody, Joan [Logre] TVTV Archive Date: 7/9/1972 National Women's Political Caucus meeting at the Deauville Beach Resort. At head table: Sissy Farenthold, Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, among others. Farenthold speaks at 00:00:49; Friedan at 00:03:27; Steinem at 00:08:30; Abzug at 00:09:05. Interviews with black women at the same women's caucus beginning at 00:10:00; the first woman to speak was a member of the National Council of Negro Women....
Topics: Sissy Farenthol, Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Margaret Sloan-Hunter, Florynce Kennedy
Source: videorecording; EIAJ; NTSC; master (raw footage)
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The California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection contains text materials from the 1920’s-1960s relating to California Horticulture. The collect, featuring materials in both English and Spanish, primarily consists of catalogs from the California Nursery Company. Contact information : 4074 Eggers Drive Fremont, CA 94536 Phone: 510-790-6284
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The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest...
Topic: californiarevealed
Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room
by Coyne, Raymond
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A group of men and women standing outdoors on Locust Avenue.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Toichi Domoto recalls historic contributions of the Domoto family to West Coast horticulture. Domoto was one of California's leading nursureymen and horticulturalists recalling his life in Hayward, WWII relocation, and views of his sprawling Hayward nursery. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 2 Tapes of 2
Kitchen Sisters Collection
Kitchen Sisters Collection
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354
ITEMS
3,118
VIEWS
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The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva) are Peabody Award winning independent producers. Their non-profit 501c3 production company is dedicated to creating public media and educational programs that work to build community through storytelling. The Kitchen Sisters are the creators of hundreds of stories for public broadcast about the lives, histories, art and rituals of people who have shaped our diverse cultural heritage. They are the producers of the duPont-Columbia Award-winning...
Topic: californiarevealed