Collections in Calisphere
All of the items on Calisphere are organized into collections. Collections bring context to images, documents, videos, and audio recordings. Some collections represent a particular topic or format, some have items created by the same person, and some showcase an institution’s special project or initiative. Use the tabs below to explore the hundreds of collections on Calisphere.
Schmidt Lithograph Company records
Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks containing label samples and advertising materials.
Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Oiye (George) Album
One 34-page album of black and white photographs taken by George Oiye and Susumu Ito....
Institution: Japanese American National Museum
These Mystery Photos came into our collection without much info. Do you know anything about the people, places, or events in these photos? Let us know!
Institution: Burbank Public Library
Bridges of Honor
Everyone has a story to tell. To that end, the Bridges of Honor project was designed to capture stories of everyday Alameda elders. Further, it was intended to allow Alameda teens to learn, or hone, skills in digital videography and editing, and gaining skill in interviewing, public speaking and cross-cultural interaction.
Institution: Alameda Free Library
Bartlett (Adelbert) Papers
Adelbert Bartlett was a commercial photographer based in Santa Monica, California, and the director of the Near East Relief Fund in Los Angeles. The collection contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, and stories relating to Bartlett's life as a commercial photographer.
Institution: UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
San Francisco Earthquake Photograph Collection
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California on April 18, 1906. Devastating fires broke out in the city and lasted for several days. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States and the death toll from the earthquake and resulting fire is the greatest loss of life from a natural disaster in California's history. The collection consists of one photographic album deconstructed and digitized. These images depict the aftermath and destruction of various well-known ...
Institution: San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
A Brief Voyage in the Life of Gloria Stuart
Keepsake for attendees of the twenty-fourth Biennial Joint Meeting of the Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs at Los Angeles on October 24 & 25, 1998, printed by Wm Erik Voss--Colophon.
Institution: Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
This collection contains negatives and photographic prints documenting the history of the Long Beach Fire Department. It includes images of the department from its formation in the early 20th century to 1971. Images focus upon department personnel, apparatus, fires, and fire prevention. Also includes photographic prints and negatives which illustrate the history of the city of Long Beach, including documentation of the March 10, 1933 earthquake and major oil fires, disasters, historical buildings, social events, and everyday life. The full collection contains over 9000 items, of which approximately 5000 have been selected to display on this site.
Institution: California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
California Revealed from Humboldt County Historical Society
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 for partner organizations with in-house digitization programs. The California Revealed Project is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Institution: Humboldt County Historical Society
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