Friday, August 26, 2005

Online Archive of California

The online archive of California includes "tens of thousands of photographs, paintings, graphical materials and other types of images" relating to California history, people and nature.

Some highlights:

Maps from Land grant cases (1840-1860), showing many of the spanish land grants, such as Rancho San Leandro
Miner's 10 Commandments and other images of frontier life
Yosemite
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, 1942-1945
Dorothea Lange Collection (see the categories on the left)
Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire from the Charles Derleth Papers
Free Speech Movement Photographs Collection

... and lots more.

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