A database contains information from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and reference books. If your teacher asks you not to use the internet, you can still use these databases. Want to know more about databases?

A searchable site on California history, full of primary sources.

Facts and Symbols
The California State Library has gathered these useful tidbits.

Gold Rush - Museum
The Oakland Museum of California tells the story.

Gold Rush - PBS
The website from the American Experience TV special.

Japanese Internment
An online exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, covering Japanese Internment during WWII.

Mission E-Books
Read these books online or download them to your computer.

A comprehensive website with information about all 21 California Missions.

Natural Resources
All about California's unique natural wonders.

San Francisco
The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco.

South San Francisco
Visit the library's local history page.