Exhibitions on Calisphere

Take a deep dive into a topic or era. Exhibitions are groups of items curated and interpreted by librarians, historians, and other experts. Join a civil rights protest. Marvel at the engineering of an early car. Get a glimpse of what life was like for people throughout history.


5 exhibitions in California in Transition, 1780-1880

6 exhibitions in The Gold Rush Era, 1848-1865

6 exhibitions in Closing of the American Frontier, 1870-1900

6 exhibitions in Emerging Industrial Order, 1900-1940s

6 exhibitions in The Great Depression, 1929-1939

8 exhibitions in World War II, 1939-1945

6 exhibitions in Social Reform, 1950s-1970s