More Audiovisual Materials about California Digitized and Online

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Thumbnail images from the Edmund G. Brown press conference motion picture film (
Thumbnail images from the Edmund G. Brown press conference motion picture film (

Eleven more historic California recordings from Hoover collections have been digitized for California Light and Sound, a project of the California Preservation Program. The recordings shed light on Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan, Proposition 13, the San Francisco Giants, the proposed peripheral canal, and the construction of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART).

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The digitized materials are hosted by the Internet Archive. The original items came from several different collections at Hoover, though most are from the Commonwealth Club of California records.