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African American Museum and Library at Oakland

The African American Museum and Library at Oakland digital collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1940s to the 2000s. These recordings include an oral history collection containing recent interviews with African-American residents of Oakland, interviews with Blues musician Brownie McGhee, and home movies recorded by Oakland's Collier family.


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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Footage of the Black Panther Party Free Breakfast for School Children Program at Sacred Heart Church at Fillmore and Fell Street in San Francisco, California [no sound]. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Thanks to historical researcher and consultant Paul Lee for providing the location where this footage was shot. Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, California Newsreel, Free...
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Description : Childcare: People's Liberation (Newsreel #56) Produced by Newsreel members Bonnie Friedman and Karen Mitnik. The film shows how community run childcare centers are a step toward liberation, by giving parents and children a chance to foster new relationships. Shown are parents utilizing community spaces to organize their own daycare centers. Featured in the film is the Children's Free School (1970-1977), operated by residents of Morningside Heights, New York, under Columbia...
Topics: Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Children's Free School (N.Y.), The Children's...
Description : Black Panther Party (BPP) National Conference for a United Front Against Fascism at the Oakland Auditorium on July 18, 1969 [no sound] Speakers include BPP Chairman Bobby Seale [0:17] BPP Minister of Education Raymond "Masai" Hewitt (speaking with Seale) [0:59] unidentified speaker [1:10] historian Herbert Aptheker [1:45] and the "Women Speak Out Against Fascism" panel featuring Chair of the Welfare Rights Organization Evelyn Harris [1:57] BPP member Roberta...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, United...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Payton, Jay
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:51. Description : Episode of the weekly KEMO-TV music show "Soul Is" hosted by legendary Bay Area emcee Jay Payton. The show was a weekly entertainment show featuring national and Bay Area African American musicians and performers. Jay Payton was the heart of the Bay Area's African American music scene serving as the emcee at numerous clubs in San Francisco and Oakland and introducing and promoting many jazz and R&B musicians such as Lou Rawls,...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Note : Part 1: Interview begins at 00:01:07, after the color bars. Content ends abruptly. Part 2: Interview begins at 00:00:38, after the color bars. Content ends abruptly. Part 3: Interview begins at 00:00:43, after the color bars. Content ends abruptly. Part 4: Interview begins at 00:00:36, after the color bars. Content ends abruptly. Part 5: Interview begins at 00:00:39, after color bars. Some dropout. Content ends abruptly. Part 6: Interview begins at 00:00:30, after color bars....
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Description : [No sound] Oakland High School (OHS) students and the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade of Berkeley protesting the police shooting of 14-year old Melvin Black in Oakland, California, on March 23, 1979.  Members of the youth brigade along with OHS students and other protestors led a 30-block march urging for demonstrations at Oakland Police Department headquarters. On March 17, 1979, Melvin Black was shot by two Oakland Police Department officers after they confronted him...
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Topics: Police violence, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Melvin Black (1963-1979), Oakland High School...
Description : Black Panther Party (BPP) National Conference for a United Front Against Fascism at DeFremery Park ("Lil Bobby Hutton Memorial Park") on July 20, 1969 and the Oakland Auditorium on July 18, 1969 [no sound] Speakers include Third World Liberation Front spokesperson Roger Alvarado [0:10] BPP Minister of Education Raymond "Masai" Hewitt [1:37] United Farm Workers (UFW) representative [1:41] Edward M. Keating, publisher of Ramparts , relaying greetings from Huey...
Topics: Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Black Panther Party, Black power, United Front Against Fascism...
Note : Part 1 program begins at 00:00:50. Last 10 minutes of part 1 and all of part 2 are very grainy as on original tapes. Break-up and dropout throughout. Audio levels are recorded high and sometimes distorted in part 2. Description : Videotape footage of dance technique class taught by Ruth Beckford at Mills College in Oakland, California. Participating students include Elendar Barnes and Deborah Vaughan (co-founders of Dimensions Dance Theater) and Paula Williams. Source : 2 Tapes of 2:...
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Description :  Union protest Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers (OCAW) Local 1-561 Chevron Oil Martinez, California [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Chevron Oil, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Description : Interview with dancer and performer Ruth Beckford Source : 1 Tape of 1: MiniDV Collection Guide : African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Note : Interviewee's microphone is occasionally muffled. Description : Activist and "mother of the Black Panthers" Ruth Villa discusses her childhood in Louisiana and her long association with members of the Black Panther Party in Oakland. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Description : Bobby Seale, Kathleen Cleaver, and Carlton Goodlett speaking at Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Carlton Goodlett, Henry Williams...
Note : Film-to-video transfer. B-roll footage - some shots are silent. Additional Title : Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy Description : Broadcast of the KPIX News Hour on August 18, 1964 and KPIX's live coverage of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California on June 5, 1968. Opening credits [01:41], Rod Sherry's report on The Beatles arrival at the San Francisco Airport [02:13], Glen Hanson's report on the rescue of the crew of the Sea Wolf tug boat...
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Description : Kathleen Cleaver speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Kathleen Cleaver, Henry Williams Jr. Film...
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Description : Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide : Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Description : [No sound] Black Panther Party (BPP) National Conference for a United Front Against Fascism held at DeFremery Park ("Lil' Bobby Hutton Memorial Park") on July 20, 1969, and the Oakland Auditorium on July 18, 1969 in Oakland, California Footage includes the "Medical Profession versus Fascism" speech by Dr. Philip Shapiro, prominent Bay Area Psychiatrist and Human Rights activist with the Medical Committee for Human Rights [0:10] and the "Religion versus...
Topics: Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, United...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Oral history interview with noted businesswoman and club owner Esther Mabry discussing her childhood in Palestine, Texas, moving to Oakland, California during World War II, her restaurant and night club Esther's Orbit Room, and changes in West Oakland. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by McGhee, Brownie
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Note : Begins abruptly. Background noise and hiss as on original tape. Description : Side A description: Silence [00:00]; Les Paul and Mary Ford [00:07]; First time in Chicago [02:36]; Father as a songwriter and musician [03:00]; Father leaves for work [04:02]; Brownie goes to Kingsport, Tennessee and begins selling liquor [05:20]; Recuperation after polio operation [05:50]; Father shoots wife [06:01]; Father released from prison and return home [07:50]; Learns to play father's guitar in...
Topics: californialightandsound, McGhee, Brownie
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018
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Shirley Chisholm talks about first meeting the Dellums family in the Bay Area and her work together with Ronald V. Dellums on Chisholm's presidential bid. Face of container: Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm 1+2. On tape: Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm I [1] Shirley Chisholm II [2] For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Interview with Bobby Seale [no sound]. Believed to be outtakes and b-roll footage taken for the United Nations television program International Zone with Alistair Cooke. Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Black Panther Party, Bobby...
Note : Part 2 is silent from 00:03:35 to 00:05:57. Description : Part 1: Talking about recording [00:19]; Birth and family in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [00:42]; Move to Oakland in 1920s [01:49]; Courtship of wife in Pensacola, Florida [02:31]; Schooling in Atlanta, Georgia [05:50]; Lost voice and hearing during World War I [06:30]; Reason for moving to Bay Area [07:07]; Return from World War I and stops drinking coffee [07:55]; Marriage returning after the war and teaching in Florida [08:50];...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Note : Part 2 begins abruptly. Description : Geraldyne Washington discusses growing up in Oakland in the 1940s, dance, the housing crisis in West Oakland during World War II, tensions between Californians and emigrants from the South, Slim Jenkins and the music scene in Oakland. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: MiniDV Collection Guide : African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland....
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Description :  Newsreel #23 by New York and San Francisco [Vietnam War protests]  Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Description : Black Panther Chairman Bobby Seale delivering keynote speech at the Oakland Auditorium on July 18, 1969, at the Black Panthers' National Conference for a United Front Against Fascism [no sound] The United Front Against Fascism (UFAF) conference was held at the Oakland Auditorium and DeFremery Park ("Lil' Bobby Hutton Memorial Park") in Oakland, California, from July 18 to 20, 1969. Thanks to historical researcher and consultant Paul Lee for his identification and...
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Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, Bobby Seale, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, United Front...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Description : Henry Delton Williams discusses his family's migration from Louisiana and growing up in Oakland during the 1940s, protests to form a Black Student Union at Oakland High School, his love of gospel music, the joy of giving back, Slim Jenkins' nightclub and the music scene on 7th St., and his career as a fashion designer. Source : 3 Tapes of 3 : MiniDV Collection Guide : African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Bobby Seale speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Bobby Seale, Henry Williams Jr. Film...
Description :  Union protest Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers (OCAW) Local 1-561 Chevron Oil Martinez, California  [?] [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topics: Chevron Oil, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
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Description : Unidentified Vietnam War footage [?] [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topics: Vietnam War, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
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Description : Kathleen Cleaver speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Kathleen Cleaver, Henry Williams Jr. Film...
Description : Vietnam War protest march San Francisco, California [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: Vietnam War, Protests, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
California State Assemblywoman Maxine Waters' Women's History Month luncheon featuring speakers Lillian Garland, Alice Walker and Gloria Steinem For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018
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California Congressmember Ronald V. Dellums talks about his early campaigning, activities with Shirley Chisholm, media handling of his congressional campaign and his relationship with the press including the Oakland Tribune. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 3 Tapes of 3
California Congressmember Ronald V. Dellums addresses the Third Annual Black Arts Cultural Festival speaking about his support for Shirley Chisholm and the integrity of coalition politics. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
Civil rights leader Percy H. Steele Jr. was director of the Bay Area Urban League from 1964-1990, speaking out against discrimination in police hiring practices, real estate leaders and discrimination in housing, and helping found an Oakland school to keep minority youth from dropping out. He helped start a computer training center in the late 1970s with IBM, the first major training program of its kind for African Americans in the Bay Area. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Discrimination in housing--California--San Francisco Bay Area, Discrimination...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Payton, Jay
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:05 . Description : Episode of the weekly KEMO-TV music show The Jay Payton Show hosted by legendary Bay Area emcee Jay Payton and includes performances by musical groups Fresh, The Black Resurgents, The Tent of Darkness, dancers The Fantastic Four, and special guest Delacey White of the Uptights. The show was a weekly entertainment show featuring national and Bay Area African American musicians and performers. Jay Payton was the heart of the Bay Area's African...
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Description :   Lawyer  Charles R. Garry speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland....
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Charles...
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Description : Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide : Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
Cine News head track sync roll night meeting in tent city & Philadelphia General Hospital (P.G.H.) rally Collection Guide : Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: Philadelphia General Hospital, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Unidentified footage [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topic: Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
Note : Unrelated content for first 40 seconds. Recording ends abruptly. Description : Christmas dinner at the house of William and Tarea Hall Pittman emceed by Clarice Isaacs. Guests in order of appearance: Negro in the News [0:00], Marcus Hall sings "Chloe" [1:23], C. Hall Mansion poem "What love is," [4:47], Tyrone Pickney sings "I can't begin to tell you" [6:14], Gloria Romaine speech [9:45], Ike Fletcher sings "Are you lonely tonight" [11:40],...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Film-to-video transfer. B-roll footage - some shots are silent. Description : KPIX news reporter Ben Williams' report on the student riots in Berkeley in 1969. Footage includes B-roll of students gathering. Color bars [00:00], News reporters interviewing University of California chancellor Roger Heyns regarding social unrest [02:37], B-roll of protesters [05:20], Press conference with California State Assemblyman John Stull on the firing of University of California San Diego professor...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018
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California Congressmember Ronald V. Dellums talks about his support of and campaigning for Shirley Chisholm in the Bay Area. For additional information see California Revealed .
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Crouchett, Lawrence P.
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William Byron Rumford (February 2, 1908-June 12, 1986) was an American pharmacist and politician. He was the first African American elected to a state public office in Northern California. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Description : Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
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Description : Stew Albert speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Stew...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Unidentified woman speaking at Black Panther Party demonstration held on May 1, 1969 in honor of Huey Newton in front of the Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  MayDay . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Description : Vietnam Veterans Against the War Bay Area Chapter protest march Solano Ave. Albany, California / Pro-Maoist demonstration Jackson St. Chinatown San Francisco, California [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder....
Topics: Maoists, Protests, Vietnam War, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Description : Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide : Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Additional Title : Collier Family Home Movies Description : Home movie recorded by U.S. airman Frank Collier while serving in the 19th Bombardment Group. Two U.S. Air Force bombers landing [00:01], U.S. airmen talking and laughing [00:57], U.S. airmen talking on tarmac [01:05], U.S. airmen exiting truck [01:10], U.S. airmen sitting on wings of bomber for group photograph [01:25] Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Collier Family Papers Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
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African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Williams, Benjamin V.
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Description : KPIX news reporter Ben Williams' news report and interview with Sara Jane Moore, attempted assassin of president Gerald Ford in San Francisco, California in 1975. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection Guide : Williams (Benjamin V.) Papers Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topic: californiarevealed
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018
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California Congressmember Ronald V. Dellums speaks on his support for Shirley Chisholm's 1972 presidential campaign. On tape: RVD - Detroit April 5, 1972 speech for Chisholm campaign # 1 [Side A] RVD Chisholm Speech April 5 1972 Detroit # 2 [Side B] For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Outtakes and b-roll footage of Black Panther Party rallies and interviews with party leaders believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  MayDay .
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by McGhee, Brownie
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Note : Background noise and hiss as on original tape. Begins and ends abruptly. Description : Side A description: Silence [00:00]; Brownie performing song "Good morning blues" [00:09]; Discussing unnamed pianist [06:03]; Discussing his Martin guitar [07:40]; Record labels he recorded on in 1940s-1950s [08:20]; Stories about recording in studio [09:48]; Poor quality of recordings [13:46]; Working for the Mafia [14:05]; "Baseball boogie" royalties [16:49]; Race music labels...
Topics: californialightandsound, McGhee, Brownie
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
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Description : Interview with investigative journalist Earl Caldwell. Earl Caldwell worked his way up from small newspaper to midsize and finally to the New York Times and New York Daily News. While covering the Black Panthers for the New York Times, he stood against the FBI and the Nixon Administration refusing to disclose confidential information about his sources in the Panthers. The case went to the U.S. Supreme Court and resulted in the enactment of individual states' shield laws protecting...
Topic: californiarevealed
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Description : Dr. Leon Taylor discusses his family's migration to California in the 1950s, his family's values growing up, his participation in the church, and his sense of community. Source : 1 Tape of 1: MiniDV Collection Guide : African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topic: californiarevealed
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
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Former Alameda County Superior Court judge, Judge White, drew national headlines in the 1970s when he led the defense team in the "Zebra" murder trial in San Francisco. Before the trial, racial tensions were high as police routinely detained black men on the streets to find those responsible for a series of killings of whites. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: Audio cassette: 3 Tapes of 3
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Newsreel Films
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Description : Bobby Seale speaking at a Black Panther Party Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May Day (Newsreel #29) . Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Bobby Seale, Henry Williams Jr. Film...
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by Newsreel Films
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Description : Van Taylor, member of the San Francisco branch of the Black Panther Party, speaking at a Free Huey P. Newton rally held on May 1, 1969 in front of the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco, California. Taylor discusses the April 28, 1969 police raid on the Black Panther Party's San Francisco office and arrest of Field Marshal Donald L. Cox. Outtakes and b-roll footage believed to be taken as part of the California Newsreel film  May Day Panther a.k.a. May...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Black power, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Van...
Description : International Hotel (I-Hotel) protest rally against San Francisco Mayor George Moscone in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Protest was in support of the largely  Filipino American tenants evicted by the Four Seas Investment Corporation. [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topics: International Hotel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, George Moscone
Description : Film about Joe Campos Torres and the Moody Park Riots in Houston, Texas in 1977.  Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: California Newsreel, Moody Park Riots, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Unknown
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For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Additional Title : Collier Family Home Movies Description : Home movies recorded by Frank and Muriel Collier. Track meet 100 meters [00:15], 100 meter hurdles [00:23], long distance race [00:39], Pole vault [00:41], Long distance race [00:47], Race walkers [00:57], Javelin throw [01:13], Child standing at sink [01:24], Muriel Collier smoking a cigarette seated at window [01:37], Boy riding bicycle in subdivision [01:38], Girl walking on sidewalk [02:02] Collection Guide : Collier Family Papers...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
Description :  National Chicano Moratorium Committee East Los Angeles protest August 29, 1970 [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: National Chicano Moratorium Committee, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Description :  Protest rally in support of the Moody Park Riots Houston, Texas [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: Moody Park Riots, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Description :  Vietnam War and AT&T worker protests in San Francisco, California [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: Vietnam War, Protests, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
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Note : Interviewer is not mic-ed so questions are very low. Description : Interview with television news anchor Dennis Richmond. Richmond covered San Francisco Bay Area news for KTVU for over 30 years as a nightly news anchor. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Collection Guide : Guide to the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. Copyright holder has given African...
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Topic: californiarevealed
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by McGhee, Brownie
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Note : Background noise, hiss, and low levels as on original tapes. Begins and ends abruptly. Description : TAPE 1: Side A description: Silence [00:00]; Sonny Terry in Finian's Rainbow [00:09]; Goes into business with Horace Holmes, H & M Studios, Atomic Records [02:00]; Joins Alert Records, BM Studios [05:20]; Recording on Savoy Records [12:40]; Home of the Blues studio, teaching the blues [13:40]; Alert Records and blues scene in Harlem and Brooklyn [22:30]; Discovers Erskine Hawkins in...
Topics: californialightandsound, McGhee, Brownie
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Oral history interview with educator Audrey Gibson Robinson discussing her family's history in California, her memories of growing up in Oakland, her experience as a teacher and docent. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
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