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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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Harrison Memorial Library
Harrison Memorial Library
collection
5,821
ITEMS
250,233
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...
Sierra Madre Public Library
Sierra Madre Public Library
collection
4,763
ITEMS
25,516
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...
Campbell Museums
Campbell Museums
collection
2,326
ITEMS
36,884
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.
Washington Township Museum of Local History
Washington Township Museum of Local History
collection
2,457
ITEMS
49,100
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...
Center for Sacramento History
Center for Sacramento History
collection
3,120
ITEMS
327,685
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
South San Francisco Public Library
South San Francisco Public Library
collection
1,565
ITEMS
58,881
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 State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
collection
3,647
ITEMS
40,990
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
Upland Public Library
Upland Public Library
collection
6,209
ITEMS
39,793
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...
California Historical Society
California Historical Society
collection
326
ITEMS
155,311
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
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
collection
1,265
ITEMS
52,048
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
Santa Ana Public Library
Santa Ana Public Library
collection
1,114
ITEMS
7,572
VIEWS
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West Sacramento Historical Society
West Sacramento Historical Society
collection
1,108
ITEMS
13,212
VIEWS
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The West Sacramento Historical Society was established in 1993 to preserve the history of West Sacramento and to provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn about and experience the rich culture of our past. The WS Historical Society established the Museum and Visitor Center, the first museum in West Sacramento, on February 20, 2005. In addition to exhibits, we provide special screenings and book signings for projects relating to West Sacramento history. Our staff are also...
Daly City Public Library
Daly City Public Library
collection
5,220
ITEMS
44,019
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...
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
829
ITEMS
166,408
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
Tulare County Library
Tulare County Library
collection
3,841
ITEMS
136,959
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
San Jose Public Library, California Room
San Jose Public Library, California Room
collection
894
ITEMS
15,036
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.
GLBT Historical Society
GLBT Historical Society
collection
584
ITEMS
68,287
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 ...
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
collection
318
ITEMS
29,748
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
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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
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
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
collection
5,557
ITEMS
216,119
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
Pleasanton's Museum on Main
Pleasanton's Museum on Main
collection
912
ITEMS
12,428
VIEWS
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The Pleasanton's Museum on Main collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) and texts from the 1890s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of oral interviews with residents of Pleasanton as well as a local newspaper, the Pleasanton Times. In 1963, concerned about the rapid development in the Amador-Livermore Valley, local residents organized to preserve the regional history of the area. The  Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society   (ALVHS)...
Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum
Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum
collection
2,328
ITEMS
11,655
VIEWS
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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.
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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
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
Sonoma Valley Historical Society
collection
436
ITEMS
16,173
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...
History San Jose
History San Jose
collection
661
ITEMS
78,608
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
LA County Library
LA County Library
collection
372
ITEMS
58,495
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
National City Public Library
National City Public Library
collection
876
ITEMS
59,386
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...
Calimesa Library
Calimesa Library
collection
392
ITEMS
27,846
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
Yolo County Archives
Yolo County Archives
collection
538
ITEMS
18,488
VIEWS
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The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes. Online finding aids are available at Online...
Topic: californiarevealed
Watsonville Public Library
Watsonville Public Library
collection
473
ITEMS
14,320
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.
Center for the Study of Political Graphics
Center for the Study of Political Graphics
collection
400
ITEMS
1,676
VIEWS
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For nearly three decades the Center for the Study of Political Graphics has been creating a special community of international artists, activists, donors, curators, students, and teachers who share a passion for the power of political art to educate and inspire people to action. CSPG's posters are unique, primary historical documents which reveal histories of struggles that are often hidden, and more often forgotten. Our growing collection is one of the most diverse visual resources in the...
Richmond Museum of History
Richmond Museum of History
collection
717
ITEMS
4,709
VIEWS
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The Richmond Museum Association is a charitable organization dedicated to preserving the diverse history of the greater Richmond, California area. Education programs, interpretive exhibits, a permanent collection of artifacts related to local history connect the past to the present and bring history to life. Local history is important in Richmond because it shows extraordinary feats have been accomplished here and inspires us to achieve the same in our lives.  Contact Information...
Orange County Archives
Orange County Archives
collection
432
ITEMS
62,230
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
Mountain View Public Library
Mountain View Public Library
collection
1,268
ITEMS
81,270
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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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
Maps
Maps
collection
1,427
ITEMS
220
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
The Huntington Library
The Huntington Library
collection
552
ITEMS
33,996
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...
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
collection
1,069
ITEMS
31,075
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.
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
collection
349
ITEMS
42,745
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
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
collection
931
ITEMS
20,883
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.
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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
Mariposa Museum and History Center
Mariposa Museum and History Center
collection
245
ITEMS
14,968
VIEWS
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Founded in 1957, the Mariposa Museum & History Center is administered as a non-profit corporation. The museum’s mission is to authentically portray the people and lifestyle of Mariposa County from the Native American and Spanish periods to the California Gold Rush and through the early 1900s.
Riverside Public Library
Riverside Public Library
collection
157
ITEMS
7,447
VIEWS
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Riverside Public Library has a  history  that reaches back to 1888, growing from just a few rooms in the historic Loring Building to a distinguished Mission-Revival Library building financed by Andrew Carnegie to its current system of a  Main Library  and seven  branch libraries . Today, RPL serves a fast growing community of approximately 300,000 covering 85 square miles. With a collection of approximately 425,000 books and other library materials,...
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
Madera County Library
Madera County Library
collection
150
ITEMS
36,925
VIEWS
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California Botanic Garden
California Botanic Garden
collection
441
ITEMS
9,373
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...
California State Parks Archives
California State Parks Archives
collection
116
ITEMS
4,110
VIEWS
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The Archives cares for and provides access to documents that tell the story of the State Park System in California and the Department's stewardship collections. The mission of the Archives is to acquire, organize, preserve, and provide access to the cumulative body of reference documents and electronic data required for effective stewardship of the full range of natural and cultural resources present in the State Park System. State Park System Collections The Archives is a clearinghouse for...
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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
Museum of Performance and Design
Museum of Performance and Design
collection
556
ITEMS
30,593
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
Cal Fire Museum
Cal Fire Museum
collection
82
ITEMS
12,041
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
Sierra Historic Sites Association
Sierra Historic Sites Association
collection
194
ITEMS
2,084
VIEWS
collection

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Contact Information : 49777 School Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644 Telephone: (559) 683-6570 Email: fresnoflatsmuseum@gmail.com http://fresnoflatsmuseum.org/
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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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
Sonoma County Library
Sonoma County Library
collection
364
ITEMS
19,077
VIEWS
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The Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library is a community resource of immense value. The local history and genealogy collection was first established in the Santa Rosa Central Library’s California Room. In 1993, the collection was moved to a separate building located adjacent to the Central Library and commonly referred to as the “Annex.” In 2002, the Sonoma County Library Commission, governing board of the county-wide library system, adopted a new mission statement for the local...
GLBT Historical Society
by FTM Newsletter
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FTM Newsletter, June 1990, Issue #12. From the GLBT Historical Society, Periodicals Collection. FTM International is the largest and oldest continuously running organization serving the transmasculine community. Articles: Spring Get-Together Focuses on FTMs and AIDS; Dr. Paul Walker Returns to Address the TV/TS Community; FTM Male Box; No Respect by Christian CB David, New York City; FTMs and AIDS; Endocrinologist to Speak at our Get-Together; Crossdressing Ball in East Bay; Will German...
Topics: journalism, transgender people, transmen
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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...
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
Center for Sacramento History
by Center for Sacramento History
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of William J. Franklin Sr., a well-known member of the Native American community in Sacramento. The interview took place on November 4, 1983 by Elizabeth McKee as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the transcript for this oral history interview.  The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was written in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento...
Topic: Big Times, Federated Indians of California, Ione (Calif.), Native American, Native American...
SFJAZZ Archive
SFJAZZ Archive
collection
223
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Butte County Library
Butte County Library
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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,...
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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13,033
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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
Fremont Main Library
Fremont Main Library
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To offer opportunities and resources for lifelong learning and enjoyment that support individual and community growth. We remain responsive by providing welcoming spaces, outreach, materials, expertise, technology, partnerships and innovation. Contact Information:   Fremont Main Library  2400 Stevenson Blvd.  Fremont, CA 94538  Telephone: (510) 745-1429  Email: bedwards@aclibrary.org  http://www.aclibrary.org/fremont
Jail Registers
Jail Registers
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This collection consists of jail registers from the Sacramento Police Department.
Topics: Prisoners -- Sacramento (Calif.), Registers, Sacramento (Calif.) Police Department
San Bruno Public Library
San Bruno Public Library
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15,421
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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;...
Placentia Library
Placentia Library
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1,604
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The Placentia Library collection contains texts from the 1970s to 1980s. A majority of the collection consists of a newspaper titled, the Placentia News-Times Contact Information: Placentia Library 411 Chapman Ave Placentia, California 92870 Telephone: 714-528-1906 x 224 http://www.placentialibrary.org/about/history-room
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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
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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
Note : Local Identifier: chs_101 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Older people
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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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The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) was established at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California and opened its doors in the fall of 2000. The Center serves three distinct but overlapping constituencies: the world of academic religious scholarship; faith communities; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender people and organizations. For each of these constituent groups, CLGS is committed to providing programming and support for research, resources,...
Sacramento City College
Sacramento City College
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7,606
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Sacramento City College, Special Collections collects records of the college, unique local artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of the college and surrounding area, and makes them available to the college community and external researchers. The department stores, preserves, and arranges these collections according to standard archival practices. Users may access original materials in the Special Collections Room. The department also creates exhibits, scans photographs, and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Film and Video
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licensing master clips.  Description:  Reel one of five featuring news footage of the arrest, trial, and conviction of Richard Chase, a serial killer who murdered six people in Sacramento in the span of one month -- December 1978 through January 1979. Called "The Vampire of Sacramento," Chase cannibalized his victims and drank their blood. Trial footage includes reporting by...
Topics: californiarevealed, Serial murderers, Murder, Murderers, Crime and the press, Crime in mass media,...
Manzanar National Historic Site
Manzanar National Historic Site
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15,195
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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