The primary special collections library at the University of
California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used
libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in
the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional
activities and plays a leading role in the development of the
University's research collections.
A California History Trivia Quiz. Print it out, then browse the
website to find the answers. History
Magazine for Gold Rush buffs. Includes lists of California
Historical Societies and Museums, Historic
Events and Historic
KQED's Social Studies and Language Arts for Educators
Bay Area Mosaic and other programs offer educators hands-on professional development and training, techniques for incorporating diverse and local historical perspectives in the classroom, and access to KQED and PBS films, lesson plans, and educator guides.
Monterey County Historical
This is the local history site for the county just to the south
of Santa Clara County. Much common history explored in hundreds
Museum of Local History
The Museum is located at 190 Anza Street, one block west of Mission
Boulevard near Ohlone College in Fremont. It is open from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. (510) 623-7907.
San Jose Historical
Actually a full town of museums, where you can wander through
the buildings or take a docent led tour. Re-enactments often