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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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Center for Sacramento History
Center for Sacramento History
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3,142
ITEMS
345,365
VIEWS
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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, political, geographic, and cultural history of the Sacramento region. The collections held at CSH include both three-dimensional museum artifacts and archival records (public documents, and manuscripts and personal...
Topic: californiarevealed
Tulare County Library
Tulare County Library
collection
3,843
ITEMS
147,706
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
Maps
Maps
collection
1,427
ITEMS
7,213
VIEWS
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Maps from the Center for Sacramento History's collections. The majority of maps are focused on Sacramento, Sacramento County, and the towns within Sacramento County, and were created by government agencies or developers. These includes city, town, and county maps; land grants and ranchos; neighborhood, property, tract, plat, and plot maps; river and dredging maps; and road maps. There are a small number of California-specific maps from outside the county, like fault maps, maps of the gold...
Topics: Sacramento (Calif.) -- Maps, Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Maps
California Historical Society
California Historical Society
collection
333
ITEMS
167,681
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
Film and Video
Film and Video
collection
487
ITEMS
5,721
VIEWS
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Film and video from the Center for Sacramento History's collections. Much of the footage here comes from the KCRA and KOVR TV news film collections; other videos include video oral histories of the Valley Broadcast Legends, home movies, art films, musical performances, and police evidence videos from the Dorothea Puente investigation.
Topics: Sacramento (Calif.), Film, Video
Harrison Memorial Library
Harrison Memorial Library
collection
5,821
ITEMS
267,076
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...
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
833
ITEMS
172,362
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
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
collection
5,557
ITEMS
231,001
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
Mountain View Public Library
Mountain View Public Library
collection
1,268
ITEMS
84,454
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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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
GLBT Historical Society
GLBT Historical Society
collection
605
ITEMS
73,522
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 ...
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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
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
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
collection
319
ITEMS
32,172
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
San Bruno Public Library
San Bruno Public Library
collection
401
ITEMS
16,961
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;...
Tenderloin Museum
by Raymond, Jonathan
movies

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favorite 96

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Description : Gay San Francisco by Jonathan Raymond, is a previously lost documentary depicting queer life in San Francisco five decades ago. Shot between 1965-1970, Gay San Francisco features a collection of incredible footage of San Francisco's thriving LGBTQ culture, with a focus on the Tenderloin, San Francisco's first queer neighborhood. Scenes from gay bars are intercut with fascinating interviews featuring gay men, lesbians, and trans women discussing issues from harassment to sex to job...
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Topics: californialightandsound, 1880-1889, Amateur films--California--San Francisco,...
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
collection
870
ITEMS
40,371
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
LA County Library
LA County Library
collection
396
ITEMS
61,059
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
Washington Township Museum of Local History
Washington Township Museum of Local History
collection
2,460
ITEMS
55,741
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...
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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...
National City Public Library
National City Public Library
collection
1,076
ITEMS
61,921
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...
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
collection
1,269
ITEMS
55,208
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
History San Jose
History San Jose
collection
664
ITEMS
81,234
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
Film and Video
by KCRA TV
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Description:  A documentary, produced in 1996, focuses on the relationship between humans and the Sacramento River over the past 150 years. It details issues with flooding and how people cope with these issues. It also discusses how mining and dumping affects the river and irrigation of the Central Valley. The film was produced by Kit Tyler and Dave Kaylor for KCRA-TV and is hosted by Tim Russ.  Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 045 Copyright:  Rights...
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Topics: Floods -- Flooding -- Levees -- Sacramento River, KCRA-TV, Irrigation -- Central Valley, Sutter's...
Calimesa Library
Calimesa Library
collection
392
ITEMS
29,801
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
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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
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
collection
1,259
ITEMS
34,053
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
collection
560
ITEMS
32,478
VIEWS
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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
Butte County Library
Butte County Library
collection
271
ITEMS
30,266
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,...
The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library
collection
624
ITEMS
35,629
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...
Fresno County Public Library
Fresno County Public Library
collection
516
ITEMS
29,368
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
Watsonville Public Library
Watsonville Public Library
collection
473
ITEMS
15,727
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.
Description : Motion picture film of ceremonies held in Hindenburg Park in Los Angeles, California on German Day, 1936. Features bust of Hindenburg decorated with flowers and swastika, folk dancing, beer drinking, marching of bands, speeches, US flag pictured beside Nazi flag. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Warren Olney motion picture film Call Number : 66025 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Amateur films--California--San Francisco, California, Southern, home movie
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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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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
California College of the Arts Libraries
California College of the Arts Libraries
collection
532
ITEMS
20,810
VIEWS
collection

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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
Orange County Archives
Orange County Archives
collection
432
ITEMS
64,166
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
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
collection
351
ITEMS
43,852
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
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
South San Francisco Public Library
South San Francisco Public Library
collection
1,565
ITEMS
63,240
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,...
Contra Costa County Historical Society
Contra Costa County Historical Society
collection
110
ITEMS
8,910
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:  ...
Madera County Library
Madera County Library
collection
150
ITEMS
38,641
VIEWS
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California Botanic Garden
California Botanic Garden
collection
441
ITEMS
10,124
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...
Loma Linda Area Parks and Historical Society
collection
320
ITEMS
11,836
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
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
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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
Daly City Public Library
Daly City Public Library
collection
5,220
ITEMS
57,281
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...
Tenderloin Museum
Tenderloin Museum
collection
1
ITEMS
6,982
VIEWS
collection

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Film and Video
by KOVR
movies

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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
Cal Fire Museum
Cal Fire Museum
collection
82
ITEMS
12,836
VIEWS
collection

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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
collection
247
ITEMS
8,603
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...
OC Public Libraries
OC Public Libraries
collection
194
ITEMS
12,976
VIEWS
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OC 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: OC Public Libraries 1501 E. St. Andrew Place Santa Ana, CA 92705 Phone: (714) 566-3000 Email: library.admin@occr.ocgov.com
Coronado Public Library
Coronado Public Library
collection
112
ITEMS
7,436
VIEWS
collection

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The mission of the Coronado Public Library is to  acquire  and make available a collection of books, audio-visual, and other library an d information resources to meet the informational, recreational,  and cultural needs of the community and to actively promote reading, life-long learning, and the pursuit of knowledge. Contact Information : Coronado Public Library 640 Orange Ave Coronado, CA  92118 Telephone: ( 619) 522-7390 Email: consult...
Topic: californiarevealed
Santa Fe Springs City Library
Santa Fe Springs City Library
collection
186
ITEMS
8,814
VIEWS
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The Santa Fe Springs City Library is home to photographs and ephemera related to our City’s history. As the steward for the City’s historical files, we strive to digitize as many as possible to increase access to the public. In addition, the Library also administers the Museum and educational component at our local Heritage Park, a 6-acre historical venue. The Library’s Historical Collection also includes many artifacts and photographs from Heritage Park’s history. Contact Information :...
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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
Manzanar National Historic Site
Manzanar National Historic Site
collection
230
ITEMS
16,062
VIEWS
collection

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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
San Jose Public Library, California Room
San Jose Public Library, California Room
collection
903
ITEMS
17,207
VIEWS
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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.
Tulare County Library
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Description : The south fork bridge on that fork of the Kaweah River in Three Rivers, CA, was destroyed by the December 1955 flood. Series : Tulare County Library Photo Files Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Tulare County Library. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
Topics: californiarevealed, Business and Merchants
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
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Note : Due to condition of slides, color of images is distorted.
Topics: californiarevealed, Local history, Outdoor Recreation, Camping, Cabins, Countryside, Natural scenery
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1 (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
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3,647
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49,017
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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
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
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931
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23,986
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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.
Cathedral City Historical Society
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200
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2,663
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Carlsbad City Library
Carlsbad City Library
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155
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11,850
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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...
StoryCenter
StoryCenter
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581
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18,300
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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...
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
Note : Local Identifier: chs_101 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Older people
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Kern County Library
Kern County Library
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65
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7,720
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The Kern County Library provides a full range of services and resources to over 850,000 people in every city and unincorporated area of Kern County through a network operated at Kern County Library Headquarters.  Contact Information: Kern County Library 701 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 Phone: (661) 868-0700
Humboldt State University Library
Humboldt State University Library
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255
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22,190
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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...
Topic: californiarevealed
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our subject...
Topic: californiarevealed
Eastern California Museum
Eastern California Museum
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455
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28,765
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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
Morongo Basin Historical Society
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317
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Contact Information : 632 Landers Ln Yucca Valley, CA 92284 Telephone: (760) 364-2000 Email: MorongoBasinHistoricalSociety@gmail.com http://www.mbhs.net/
Watsonville Public Library
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Description : Watsonville Flood. Man in a canoe at Main St. and Bridge St. The Pajaro River overflowing was a continual problem until the middle of the 20th century when the first levies were built c. 1930 and rebuilt in 1949; however there was still flooding several times with enormous damage and two deaths in 1995. Series Title : Shades of Watsonville Call Number : SWAT-001-347
Topics: californiarevealed, Watsonville (Calif.)--History, Watsonville (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photographic Negative (2 1/2 x 3 in.)
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Contact Information: La Raza Historical Society of Santa Clara County 1650 Senter Rd San Jose, CA 95112 Phone: (408) 482-3200
Yolo County Archives
Yolo County Archives
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1,975
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19,646
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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
Santa Barbara Public Library
Santa Barbara Public Library
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186
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8,615
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The Library is dedicated to supporting education for all ages through classes and events, building a community of readers, empowering individuals with free access to information, and connecting people to community resources.