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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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California Historical Society
California Historical Society
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326
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128,627
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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
Tulare County Library
Tulare County Library
collection
3,841
ITEMS
108,485
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
Harrison Memorial Library
Harrison Memorial Library
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5,821
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222,774
VIEWS
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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...
Monterey Peninsula College
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0
ITEMS
977
VIEWS
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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
collection
669
ITEMS
33,353
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
1,140
ITEMS
312,085
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
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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
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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5,557
ITEMS
194,183
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
GLBT Historical Society
GLBT Historical Society
collection
562
ITEMS
53,503
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 ...
Cathedral City Historical Society
collection
0
ITEMS
1,508
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California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
829
ITEMS
151,919
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
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
collection
369
ITEMS
131,898
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
City of Brisbane, Historical Community
collection
0
ITEMS
334
VIEWS
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Contra Costa County Historical Society
Contra Costa County Historical Society
collection
110
ITEMS
6,099
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:  ...
Calimesa Library
Calimesa Library
collection
392
ITEMS
21,633
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
Mountain View Public Library
Mountain View Public Library
collection
1,268
ITEMS
73,904
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...
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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
Contra Costa County Historical Society
by Contra Costa County Assessor's Deputies
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Handwritten and colored plat map of the town of Valona in Contra Costa County, California. Includes street names bordered by Bee St, 4th Ave, Starr St, and 7th Ave, with plot numbers and landowner names. Call Number : T-112 Series Title : Contra Costa County Tax Assessor's Maps
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Map (27.5 x 19 in)
History San Jose
History San Jose
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585
ITEMS
72,008
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
Sierra Club Library
Sierra Club Library
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27
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4,472
VIEWS
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The Sierra Club has maintained a library since its beginnings more than a century ago. The Club's first library was based on a small collection of mountaineering literature that served John Muir and other mountaineers at the turn of the twentieth century. In San Francisco's devastating 1906 earthquake and fire, this early collection was destroyed, but the library was soon reestablished through an outpouring of donations. From those small beginnings the library has grown to accommodate the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Tulare County Library
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Description : This photo shows slain members of the notorious Dalton Gang, after their shooting October 2, 1892, in Coffeeville, Kansas. From left to right are Tim Evans, Bob Dalton, Grat Dalton and Dick Broadwell. The inset shows gang member Emmett Dalton. The Dalton family, with 15 children, settled near Fresno, CA, in the 1880s. Sons Grat, Bob and Emmett were drifters. On February 22, 1889, two men robbed a train near Pixley, CA, and two men were killed. On January 24, 1890, a train was held...
Topics: californiarevealed, Flood Scrapbook
Washington Township Museum of Local History
Washington Township Museum of Local History
collection
2,249
ITEMS
39,769
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...
National City Public Library
National City Public Library
collection
876
ITEMS
54,477
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...
LACMA Catalogues
LACMA Catalogues
collection
83
ITEMS
14,931
VIEWS
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Exhibition catalogues, pamphlets, and gallery guides published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
LA County Library
LA County Library
collection
372
ITEMS
52,673
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
California Historical Society
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_061 Tim Stoen (dark blue), Stephan Jones (light blue), Jim Jones (red), Patty Cartmell (holding bug), Carolyn Layton (red windbreaker), Lew Jones, (blue shirt), Archie Ijames (yellow checkered shirt), Joyce Touchette. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Land use, Reclamation of land
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
collection
3,603
ITEMS
35,250
VIEWS
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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
Nevada County Community Library
collection
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ITEMS
204
VIEWS
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Topic: california revealed
Mechanics' Institute Library
Mechanics' Institute Library
collection
188
ITEMS
2,796
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
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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
California Historical Society
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_181 Mark Gosney (left, striped shirt), Kimo Prokes (right, green shirt). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Boys
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Campbell Museums
Campbell Museums
collection
2,326
ITEMS
31,181
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.
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
collection
1,108
ITEMS
46,737
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
Orange County Archives
Orange County Archives
collection
432
ITEMS
57,846
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
The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library
collection
504
ITEMS
30,116
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...
Daly City Public Library
Daly City Public Library
collection
5,212
ITEMS
36,744
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...
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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...
Madera County Library
Madera County Library
collection
109
ITEMS
33,515
VIEWS
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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
South San Francisco Public Library
South San Francisco Public Library
collection
1,565
ITEMS
53,226
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,...
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
collection
202
ITEMS
24,240
VIEWS
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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
Fresno County Public Library
Fresno County Public Library
collection
516
ITEMS
26,782
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
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
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931
ITEMS
19,384
VIEWS
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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.
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
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1,069
ITEMS
27,974
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.
Upland Public Library
Upland Public Library
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6,209
ITEMS
37,951
VIEWS
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Our local history collection at  Upland Public Library contains a vast array of non-circulating materials that show the rich history of Upland and the surrounding communities. We have records dating back to the late 1800s, when the city of Upland was known as North Ontario or Magnolia; the city of Upland was later incorporated in 1906. Some of the rich materials included in our collection are photographs, newspapers and magazines, oral histories, school yearbooks, and local business...
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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
Manzanar National Historic Site
Manzanar National Historic Site
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199
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13,110
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
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
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436
ITEMS
14,526
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...
Loma Linda Area Parks and Historical Society
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320
ITEMS
9,383
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
Butte County Library
Butte County Library
collection
270
ITEMS
26,866
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,...
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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
California Historical Society
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_178 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Infants, Nursery schools, Nurseries
Source: Slide: 1 Page 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...
San Bruno Public Library
San Bruno Public Library
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401
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12,694
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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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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
Note : Local Identifier: chs_101 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Older people
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KOVR
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KOVR-TV special report on the flooding in Isleton, California, including footage from a flood event in June 1972. Interviews with those affected by the 1972 flood, along with aerial shots of earthen levee damage and breaks on Andrus Island in the California Delta. Written on the original container and film leader: "KOVR00069 Isleton Flood 1972" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Floods--California
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Eastern California Museum
Eastern California Museum
collection
408
ITEMS
26,239
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
California College of the Arts Libraries
California College of the Arts Libraries
collection
532
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18,783
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California College of the Arts , formerly California College of Arts and Crafts, was founded in 1907 by Frederick Meyer, along with Xavier Martinez, Perham Nahl, and Isabelle Percy West. Originally in Berkeley, California, the college moved to its Oakland campus in 1922. Another campus in San Francisco was established in 1986. Reflecting the history of the college as an art and design school, the library collections focus on the practice of contemporary art and design as well as on the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Society of California Pioneers
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65
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5,188
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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
Museum of Performance and Design
Museum of Performance and Design
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351
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27,685
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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
Fresno Historical Society
Fresno Historical Society
collection
15
ITEMS
5,542
VIEWS
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Contact Information : 7160 West Kearney Boulevard Fresno, CA 93706 Telephone: (559) 441-0862 x 105 Email: info@valleyhistory.org https://www.valleyhistory.org/
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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
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
collection
318
ITEMS
39,699
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
Coronado Historical Association
Coronado Historical Association
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71
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3,969
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The Coronado Historical Association collection consists of audiovisual material from the early to mid 19th century. A majority of the collection contains advertisements and industrial films. Content includes information about the Spreckels Sugar Company, as well as moving images of Hotel del Coronado. Contact Information : Historical Association 1100 Orange Avenue Coronado, California 92118 Telephone: 619-435-7242 https://coronadohistory.org/
San Jose Public Library, California Room
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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894
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13,117
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The California Room at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library collects materials on California history with emphasis on the history of San José and Santa Clara Valley. Some topics covered are California ethnic groups, Gold Rush, indigenous people, missions, railroads, earthquakes of 1906 and 1989, famous Californians, overland journeys, and Spanish and Mexican California.
by University Archives & Special Collections
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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: California State University, Fullerton University...
Topic: californiarevealed
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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
California Historical Society
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_176 Henry Cannon (tall boy in rear). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Performances, Play (Recreation), Pavilions
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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319
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11,509
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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
Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum
Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum
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696
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7,612
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The Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum was founded in 1975 by Dr. James Dodson. The mission of the Museum is to collect, preserve, and promote historical artifacts as it relates to the history of the San Fernando Valley.
Museum of Ventura County
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0
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64
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_185 (l to r) unidentified, Darrell Green, Harriett Tropp, Jim Jones, unidentified, unidentified. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Water carriers, Irrigation, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Watsonville Public Library
Watsonville Public Library
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473
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12,290
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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.
Sierra Madre Public Library
Sierra Madre Public Library
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4,763
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19,121
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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...