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Local History

Anne T. Kent California Room Digital Archive

A searchable repository of source materials documenting local history from the Anne T. Kent California Room collection, this growing database includes over 1,000 photographs, images, and oral histories as well as articles from historic Marin County newspapers. Search across all digital items or browse by collection. For more information, visit the California Room page.
(Free online resource accessible to anyone, anytime, anywhere.)

Rock's Backpages

The ultimate archive of music journalism with over 23,000 classic articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years.

(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements)