Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library

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The Oakland History Center's mission is to collect, maintain and provide materials that tell the story of Oakland and the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks.

The Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1940s to the 2000s. The collection includes many oral history recordings related to Oakland, lectures and interviews with James Baldwin, Ron Dellums, Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey Newton, H. Rap Brown, Stokely Carmichael, and George Jackson; home movies; and recordings of local choir concerts.

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Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
125 14th St
Oakland, CA 94612
United States

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