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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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Harrison Memorial Library
Harrison Memorial Library
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163,374
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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...
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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5,557
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146,526
VIEWS
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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
Tulare County Library
Tulare County Library
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3,841
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69,531
VIEWS
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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
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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
California Historical Society
California Historical Society
collection
326
ITEMS
93,685
VIEWS
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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
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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287,408
VIEWS
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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
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
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829
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127,211
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
Mountain View Public Library
Mountain View Public Library
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1,268
ITEMS
58,972
VIEWS
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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...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
collection
369
ITEMS
114,205
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
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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
GLBT Historical Society
GLBT Historical Society
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516
ITEMS
33,722
VIEWS
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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 ...
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
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1,269
ITEMS
36,752
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
South San Francisco Public Library
South San Francisco Public Library
collection
1,565
ITEMS
39,998
VIEWS
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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,...
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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
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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
Calimesa Library
Calimesa Library
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392
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13,503
VIEWS
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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
LA County Library
LA County Library
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372
ITEMS
42,615
VIEWS
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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
Daly City Public Library
Daly City Public Library
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5,211
ITEMS
23,932
VIEWS
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The Daly City Public Library collection consists of print and audiovisual materials relating to local history and residents from the early twentieth century to the present. Of particular interest is a large collection of Daly City newspapers dating from the late nineteenth century to the mid-1960s. The Daly City Public Library provides library services to the residents of the City of Daly City. Daly City, population 101,123 (U.S. Census 2010), is the largest city in San Mateo County and is...
History San Jose
History San Jose
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585
ITEMS
60,351
VIEWS
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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
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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...
Sierra Madre Public Library
Sierra Madre Public Library
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4,763
ITEMS
14,869
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...
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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
22,722
VIEWS
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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,...
LACMA Catalogues
LACMA Catalogues
collection
83
ITEMS
4,783
VIEWS
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Exhibition catalogues, pamphlets, and gallery guides published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
National City Public Library
National City Public Library
collection
876
ITEMS
45,671
VIEWS
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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...
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
collection
1,069
ITEMS
20,445
VIEWS
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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.
Museum of Performance and Design
Museum of Performance and Design
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351
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23,397
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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
Eastern California Museum
Eastern California Museum
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124
ITEMS
22,845
VIEWS
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The Eastern California Museum was founded in 1928, and has been operated by the County of Inyo since 1968. The mission of the Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret objects and information related to the cultural and natural history of Inyo County and the Eastern Sierra, from Death Valley to Mono Lake. The Museum collection is held in public trust, and a computerized database with over 15,550 records is used to manage the Museum's extensive collections. In addition to those artifacts,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Washington Township Museum of Local History
Washington Township Museum of Local History
collection
2,246
ITEMS
30,305
VIEWS
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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...
Orange County Archives
Orange County Archives
collection
432
ITEMS
49,918
VIEWS
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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
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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
Source : Film: 16mm : 1 Reel of 1 Collection Guide : Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional Archives Call Number : V/989 Rights : The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist...
Topic: californiarevealed
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Tourism film, highlighting the Bishop Creek area of the Eastern Sierra; Bishop Lakes Basin. Filmed by Burton Frasher, a commercial photographer who traveled through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest, spanning four decades, 1914-1949. His collection of Eastern Sierra scenic photographs, along with other regionally specific images were published and marketed as post cards, proving to be extremely popular with the public. He was...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Forests and forestry--California, Tourists,...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
collection
318
ITEMS
33,647
VIEWS
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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
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
collection
669
ITEMS
25,993
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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
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Segments devoted to equestrian events, stunt flying, wrestling, dancing, boating, pageantry and other events. Vistas of the Exposition, and close-ups of many individual buildings. Numerous speeches by dignitaries. Scenes of boats, including large warships. Short play titled, 'Story of Jewel City', produced by the Exposition Players Company. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Exposition Players Company, Lind, Catherine, Dempsey,...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Campbell Museums
Campbell Museums
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2,326
ITEMS
23,856
VIEWS
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The Campbell Museums preserve photos, objects, and archives related to the history of Campbell, CA and the surrounding Santa Clara County. The collection includes most issues of the Campbell (Interurban) Press from 1904-1985.
Manzanar National Historic Site
Manzanar National Historic Site
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199
ITEMS
10,025
VIEWS
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Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties. Congress established Manzanar National Historic in 1992. Three distinct eras are represented in the site's museum collection. Owens Valley Paiute inhabiting the area from A.D. 600 to the early 1900s; the early ranching and farming period from...
Topic: californiarevealed
The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library
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504
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23,624
VIEWS
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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...
Cal Fire Museum
Cal Fire Museum
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5,103
VIEWS
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Contact Information : 3800 N. Sierra Way San Bernardino, CA 92405 Telephone: (909) 881-6984 Email: cdfmuseum@yahoo.com https://calfirehistory.com
Velaslavasay Panorama
Velaslavasay Panorama
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247
ITEMS
5,430
VIEWS
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The Velaslavasay Panorama collection contains text material, printed brochures and images related to the museum’s establishment in the early 2000s. From 2000-2004 the Velaslavasay Panorama was located at the Tswuun-Tswuun Rotunda Hollywood Boulevard and later relocated to the Union Theatre in West Adams. The collection consists mostly of photographs depicting the events, exhibits and gardens at the Velaslavasay Panorama site as well as behind-the-scenes documentation of panoramic exhibitions...
California Institute of Technology Archives
California Institute of Technology Archives
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484
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28,757
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
Carlsbad City Library
Carlsbad City Library
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150
ITEMS
7,384
VIEWS
by Carlsbad City Library
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The Carlsbad City Library system serves the community with three inviting and unique facilities: Dove Library, Georgina Cole Library and Carlsbad City Library Learning Center. The  Carlsbad History Collection  was established in 2000 and is housed at the Georgina Cole Library. The collection focuses on resources that directly contribute to and enhance users’ understanding of local Carlsbad history. To respond to the broad range of information needs and interests, the...
Writers Guild Foundation
Writers Guild Foundation
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49
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1,342
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The collections in the Writers Guild Foundation Archive include writers from the dawn of cinema, early radio, the Golden Age of Television, and current writers for film, television, radio and new media. The archival holdings consist mainly of scripts, annotated drafts and production material, but may include oral histories, photographs, correspondence and ephemera. The archive also collects materials from Writers Guild Foundation events and Writers Guild of America West programs, awards and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Madera County Library
Madera County Library
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103
ITEMS
29,622
VIEWS
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Fresno County Public Library
Fresno County Public Library
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483
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22,683
VIEWS
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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
San Bruno Public Library
San Bruno Public Library
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401
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7,884
VIEWS
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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;...
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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
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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
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The California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection contains text and visual materials from the 1920’s-1960s relating to California Horticulture. The collection, featuring materials in both English and Spanish, primarily consists of catalogs and movies from the California Nursery Company.  Contact information :  roeding@msnucleus.org 4074 Eggers Drive Fremont, CA 94536 Phone: 510-790-6284
Loma Linda Area Parks and Historical Society
collection
320
ITEMS
5,244
VIEWS
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The University of San Diego collection contains consists of audio recordings from the Emmet Culligan collection from the 1940s and 1950s. Culligan was the founder of the Culligan Zeolite Company, now Culligan Water. He built a zeolite plant in San Bernardino, California and spent much of his life there. Contact Information : Loma Linda Area Parks and Historical Society 11553 Cedar Way Loma Linda, CA 92354 https://llaphs.wixsite.com/lomalindahistory
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
collection
436
ITEMS
9,739
VIEWS
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The mission of the Sonoma Valley Historical Society is to provide a forum and a resource for the study and dissemination of Sonoma Valley history for present and future generations by identifying collecting, preserving and sharing artifacts, documents and images. The Sonoma Valley Historical Society was established in January of 1937 by a small group of citizens to honor pioneer families and to collect, preserve and share the history of the Valley of the Moon.  The Society, a...
El Teatro Campesino Archives
El Teatro Campesino Archives
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85
ITEMS
18,978
VIEWS
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The archives of El Teatro Campesino are the largest archival collection on Chicano theater, consisting of approximately 157 linear feet of archives and manuscripts. They include a variety of formats, dating from the Teatro's founding in 1965. They include primary materials for researchers with an interest in theater arts, cultural arts, history, political science, labor relations, ethnic studies, sociology, antropology, and women's studies. Most materials are in English; some are in Spanish or...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Archives and Special Collections at the UCSF Library preserves and maintains rare and unique materials to support research and teaching in the history of the health sciences. Contact Information: Archives and Special Collections, UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management 530 Parnassus Avenue San Francisco, CA 9414 (415) 476-8112 Phone (415) 476-4653 Fax Email form
Topic: californialightandsound
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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
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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319
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7,793
VIEWS
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James W. Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River in the valley the Nisenan Indians knew as Cullumah. This event led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere and was the spark that ignited the spectacular growth of the West during the ensuing decades. The gold discovery site, now Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park , located in the still visible tailrace of Sutter's sawmill, in present day Coloma California, is one of the most...
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.)
Watsonville Public Library
Watsonville Public Library
collection
473
ITEMS
9,386
VIEWS
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The Watsonville Public Library collection contains images from the 1880s to 1990s. A majority of the collection contains images from a series titled the "Shades of Watsonville." Subjects include photographic history of Watsonville residential life, commercial life, and flooding of the Pajaro River.
Cal Fire Museum
by California Department of Forestry
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First known film produced by the California Division of Forestry. State Forester (Department Director) Dewitt Nelson describes and explains the use of the "Large Fire Organization" system for the organization of forces responding to an emergency, created post WWII, based largely on experience and procedures used by the Army for mobilizing large numbers of men. The Large Fire Organization system (Fire Boss, Line Boss) was the predecessor and foundation for today's Incident Command...
Topics: californiarevealed, Emergency management, Fire Departments--California, California Wildfire,...
Source: 35mm film: 4 Reels of 4
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The Oral History Center is a research program of the University of California, Berkeley, working within The Bancroft Library . The Oral History Center preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States. By conducting carefully researched, tape-recorded, and transcribed interviews, OHC creates archival oral histories intended for the widest possible use.
Topic: californiarevealed
Yolo County Archives
Yolo County Archives
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373
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12,598
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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
California Botanic Garden
California Botanic Garden
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5,773
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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...
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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
StoryCenter
StoryCenter
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13,551
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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...
Note : A Legacy of Filipino American Performing Arts in California. Created by Ube Arte, a Southeast Asian performing arts research and education organization that produces public and private events featuring musicians and dancers from The Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble (PKE) of Los Angeles and San Diego, and Malaya Filipino American Dance Arts of Los Angeles. It was founded by researcher/scholars Dr. Mary Talusan, Dr. Eleanor Lipat-Chesler, Dr. Bernard Ellorin, and dancer/choreographer Peter...
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Source: Book: 300 Pages of 300 (8 1/2 x 11 in)
Cal Fire Museum
by California Department of Forestry
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"Preview reel" has collection of 1967 Fire Prevention TV trailers. Section I contains musical production of "Smokey's Song" Sections II - V Include State Forester/Dept Director Francis H. Raymond's personal introduction of animated characters "Sniff and Snuff"created by Hanna Barbara for the Department's use in children's fire prevention materials and multiple TV spots utilized in public campaigns. "Find a Firebug"; "Make the Forest Kid-Proof"...
Topics: californiarevealed, Forests and forestry--California, Conservation--California, Caricatures and...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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These digitized files represent a subset of the Artist and Gallery Ephemera of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Art Research Library. The files are made up of printed ephemera such as postcards, press releases, brochures, clippings and posters related to an individual artist and their work, or the activity of a specific gallery or arts organization, often in the form of exhibition publicity. A finding aid for the entirety of the Artist and Gallery Files, including a complete listing...
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
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31,764
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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
The Autry Museum of the American West
The Autry Museum of the American West
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20,071
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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...
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
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13,233
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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.
Society of California Pioneers
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2,800
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Contact Information : Society of California Pioneers 101 Montgomery Suite 150 San Francisco, CA 94129 Telephone: (415) 957-1849 https://www.californiapioneers.org
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Nielsen, Kristina
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Photos of Mexica New Year hosted by Calpulli Tonalehqueh at Emma Prusch Farm Park in San Jose, California (2016): 1. calauem_201702_omif0000670 - flyer 2. calauem_201702_omif0000671 (DSC_0002) 3. calauem_201702_omif0000672 (DSC_0003) – Zuni Dancers 4. calauem_201702_omif0000673 (DSC_0004) 5. calauem_201702_omif0000674 (DSC_0005) 6. calauem_201702_omif0000675 (DSC_0006) 7. calauem_201702_omif0000676 (DSC_0007) 8. calauem_201702_omif0000677 (DSC_0008) 9. calauem_201702_omif0000678 (DSC_0010)...
Topic: Danza Azteca
Humboldt State University Library
Humboldt State University Library
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18,375
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The Humboldt State University Library supports the research and information needs of Humboldt State University. The University, located in Arcata, California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system, serving the northwestern region of the state. The HSU Library houses over 500,000 print monographs, provides access to more than 79,000 ejournals and 40,000 ebooks, and is a federal depository for United States government publications. In addition to its main monographic and...
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California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
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146
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20,123
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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
Lambda Archives of San Diego
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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223
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19,856
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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...
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