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  • California Historic Topographic Map Collection
    Special Collections at California State University, Chico's Merriam Library has a fine collection of scanned historic topographic maps of California.
  • Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
    The Los Angeles Public Library's History and Genealogy Department's Photo Collection emphasizes the history of Los Angeles, Southern California, and California
  • Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
    The Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive (JARDA) serves as a gateway to the archival and manuscript holdings of numerous California archives, libraries, oral history programs, and museums featuring online finding aids, digital images, electronic texts and oral histories. There are 10,000 digital images complemented by 20,000 pages of electronic transcriptions documenting the experience of Japanese Americans in World War II internment camps.
    Coverage: 1941 - 1945
  • Chinese in California, The, 1850-1925 [via the Library of Congress]
    This site illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter. These documents describe the experiences of Chinese immigrants in California, including the nature of inter-ethnic tensions.
    Coverage: 1850-1925
    (Sources: The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley; The Ethnic Studies Library, UC Berkeley; and The California Historical Society in San Francisco.)

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