Wednesday, September 16, 2015

What you'll find at each location

At the four host locations listed below, crawlers will be able to view archival collections on display and take behind-the-scenes tours. In addition, representatives from other archives and special collections libraries will be at the host locations to discuss their archival collections – historic photographs, rare books, historic artifacts – and answer questions about how to connect with local history resources and care for historical records and artifacts.

California State Archives (1020 O Street)
California State University, Sacramento SAA Student Chapter
Caltrans Transportation Library & History Center
El Dorado County Historical Museum
Lavender Library, Archive, and Cultural Exchange
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Gold Rush Research Library
Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society Library
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Society of California Archivists

California State Library (900 N Street)
California State Parks Archives
California State Parks, Photographic Archives
Placer County Museums Archives & Research Center
University of California, Davis

Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd)
Congregation B’nai Israel Archives
Sacramento City College Archives
Sacramento River Delta Historical Society
Yolo County Archives

Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room (828 I Street)
California State Railroad Museum Library
California State University, Sacramento
Welga! Filipino American Labor Archives
Cox Black & White Lab, Inc.

A sampling of the items on special display for the event this year include photographs and printed material from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 (California State Archives); photographs of Folsom Powerhouse (California State Library); a photographic exhibit on the history of electrical power generation in Sacramento (Center for Sacramento History); and photographs, newsletters, yearbooks, artifacts from the former Mather and McClellan Air Force Bases (Sacramento Public Library).

Free transportation between host locations will be provided. Look for details and schedules in an upcoming post.

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