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California State Library
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Pyramid Oil Co. crew, world champion pullers, Oildorado Day, Taft, California, October 22, 1965. Billy Hillburn, Wally Bingham, Mat Bingham receive their trophy from Gena Fru. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
Sacramento City College
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Description : This media contains information about black history in California. Mr. John Griffin is the author of, "Black like Me" which is a unique attempt of sociological study of what it was like to be a black person in America. Mr. Griffin disguised himself with the help of a dermatologist and traveled through Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Georgia. He recounts his experience in the book entitled "Black like Me". Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Postmarked Jan. 17, 1946 and sent to Mrs. A. C. Stebbins, 915 Ave., Coral Gables, Fla. Foster monument at Green Mount cemetery in Montpelier, Vermont, with chapel in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Cemeteries, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Description : This is a scanned copy of a glass plate negative with the text of a song sung by Chaffey College or Chaffey High School students, called "A Chaffey Song." The song was likely published in an early annual for either the college or the later high school. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.4 x 4 in.) Call Number : gpn_041 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-356 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 publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description : Tales of the Pit River Indians as recounted by anthropologist Jaime de Angulo for KPFA in 1949. Re-edited and produced by Gui de Angulo in 1991. Call Number : BD0018.01 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Police--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Complaints...
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Description : Dr. Timothy Leary calls into WBAI-FM from La Madrague, Algeria, where he was living in exile with his wife Rosemary Leary in 1970. He acknowledges that his escape from prison and the United States was organized by the Weather Underground and that he is now hiding in Algiers thanks to the assistance of Eldridge Cleaver and the Black Panthers. Leary urges listeners to refuse cooperation with the police or the United States judicial system. Rosemary Leary offers a brief statement at...
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Topics: californialightandsound, The Black Panther Party, The Weather Underground, Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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Description : Translates to "with speed and courage" Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives
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Description : Werner Erhard discusses EST (Erhard Seminars Training) at a research seminar sponsored by the Center for the Study of New Religious Movements, Graduate Theological Union. The research seminar included 17 other participants, who asked questions and commented on the speakers' remarks. The first half hour of the seminar was not recorded due to a technical difficulty. Tape Label : NRM Seminar, 4-23-81, Werner Erhard Note : Side b of Tape 1 is blank. Beginning of Part 3 (first 7:32) is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Erhard seminars training, EST, an Educational Corporation
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Parts 1-4, 15-16, & 19 are interviews and conversations with Frank Herbert. Parts 5, 6, 20, & 21 are lectures by Frank Herbert. Parts 7 - 14 include Herbert reading aloud with some interaction / discussion with others. 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 publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herbert, Frank
Source: 11 Tapes of 11: ⅛ inch audio cassette
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Students discussing sexual matters at the Student Sex Counselling Service
Topics: Faculty & students, Counselling, Academics
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb03-05-196x-02np
Elizabethtown College
by High Library at Elizabethtown College
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Bruno Bettelheim lecture on the "Future of the Family" given at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on March 16, 1976.
Topics: High Library, Elizabethtown College, Bruno Bettelheim, family
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Painter Hall from the east This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: College buildings, Painter Hall, College campus
Source: a12pf.painter.1906.01
Central Pacific Railroad 4-6-0 steam locomotive second No. 177 on the turntable at the Sacramento Shops. This locomotive was built at the Sacramento Shops and placed into service August 7, 1886. It was renumbered 1764 in 1891 and 2193 in 1901, and scrapped November 20, 1916.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1880-1889
Three Southern Pacific steam locomotives posed in front of the roundhouse at the Sacramento Shops. These three 4-4-0 steam locomotives, Nos. 219, 220, and 221, were built at the Sacramento Shops. This image may date close to September 1887 when they were completed.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1880-1889
Thomas Hill's large oil painting (157-1/4 x 85-1/4 in.) of "The Driving of the Last Spike" is on display at the California State Railroad Museum. It is an imagined recreation of the ceremony held May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah, to celebrate the completion of the transcontinental railroad, when the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroad tracks were joined. Hill began the painting in 1877 at the request of Leland Stanford, who later refused to pay for the commission.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1880-1889
California State Library
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Capital City Wheelmen Racing Team, 1903-1904 State Champions, Sacramento, CA, ca. 1904. Shown: Bill Hubert, Captain, standing, 2nd from left; Harley Noyes, standing, center; Harry Chas. Ventner, seated, far right; George Gorman, seated, far left.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Capital City Wheelmen Racing Team,...
Side elevation of Southern Pacific steam locomotive No. 1 "C. P. Huntington." The drawing was first prepared November 11, 1936 by David L. Joslyn. This example is the second revision dated April 30, 1951. The "C. P. Huntington" is on display at the California State Railroad Museum.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads
California State University, Chico, Meriam Library
by Lee, Hector
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Note : Audio levels are very low and in Left channel only until 00:00:38. Call Number : 2006_64_B09; Tape B9 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California State University, Chico. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folklore--California
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Description : Pabasa ng Pasyon (Reading of the Passion) by the Loma Lane-Doublegrove Block Rosary Group (Baldwin Park, California). Call Number : 2003.05-105; 2003.05-106; 2003.05-107; 2003.05-108; 2003.05-109; 2003.05-110 Collection Guide : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA) Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
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Middlebury College Archival Images
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Middlebury College students playing chess, while others look on. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Student activities, Chess, Tournaments
Source: s6pf.chessmatches.1941.01
Central Pacific Railroad steam locomotive 4-6-0 No. 1555 was outshopped in May of 1875 by the Schnectady Locomotive Works (construction number 982) and numbered CP No. 190. In 1891 it was renumbered 1555. In 1899 the locomotive was rebuilt and renumbered 1068. The locomotive was sold to Union Rock Company October 20, 1927. Here the crew poses with the locomotive, tender and a wood caboose. The caboose is one of a large group built by the Central Pacific Shops in the late 1870s using...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1890-1899
Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Yuen, Hoh-Kun (H.K.)
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Description : Sermons and speeches by Dr. King - some excerpts - [KPFA broadcasts]. Reel also includes an interview with Huey P. Newton from his cell at the Alameda County Courthouse. Note : There is a slight high pitched squeal throughout Parts 1 and 2 recorded in the original tape. Last 4 minutes of Part 5 are silent. Collection Guide : H.K. Yuen Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents and KPFA. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 232 is belching smoke and steam in front of the railroad station at St. Alban's, Vermont, as two men stand on the adjacent sidewalk. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Text on verso: This is between the covered bridge and Mrs. Goulds. The cider mill is all gone, not even a board left. You see the river has changed its course. Damage from the flood of 1927 changes a road to a brook in Cavendish. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Flood damage, Cavendish (Vt.), Postcards
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Students sit on a hay wagon, presumably as part of a Kappa Delta Rho function. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Student activities, Greek letter societies, Kappa Delta Rho
Source: s3pf.kappadeltarho.1942.01
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Concerning John Muir, the Sierra Club, Yosemite Valley, conservation, etc. Collection Guide : Charlotte Mauk Sierra Club papers Call Number : Phonotape 185:1 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Sierra Club, Conservation of natural...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Lettering and numbering details for Southern Pacific steam locomotive No. 1 "C. P. Huntington." This drawing was executed by David L. Joslyn on December 23, 1936. The "C.P. Huntington" is on display at the California State Railroad Museum.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1930-1939
California State Library
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Miss Mexico, 1953; Anaberta Lepe, 3rd runner-up to Miss Universe, Long Beach, California. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach, Beauty...
Kern County Library
by Voice of America (Washington, D.C.)
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Description : Voice of America radio broadcast of interview with Steinbeck, discussing how things have changed since he wrote "The Grapes of Wrath." 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 publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: californialightandsound, Authors, American--California--20th Century
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Corona Public Library
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Note : Audio pauses throughout part 1; part 2 is not Pearl Harbor content.  Description : Radio news broadcasts about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Call Number : C-081 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 publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Exterior side view of Southern Pacific of Mexico stock car 76701 photographed in Los Angeles. The car was built by the American Car & Foundry Company, outshopped in May of 1900. SPNM merged into SP in 1902. Stock cars were used for the transportation of livestock, equipped with a roof, slatted sides and side doors, single or double deck, and frequently with feed and water troughs.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1900-1909
George Washington University Libraries
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These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
Topics: ms2374, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Mailed to Mrs. Alma Notemyer in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Postmarked Oct. 4, 1908. Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Birdseye aerial view of Camp Norway, over Fairlee Lake, Fairlee, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Camps, Fairlee (Vt.), Postcards
These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
Topics: ms2374, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records
California State Library
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Picnic at Maricopa flats, Taft, California, ca. 1935. L-r: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Panusis, Fred and Charles Panusis, Margaret Gianopulos, Vasiliki Gianopulos, George and Pete Gianopulos Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
Elizabethtown College
by High Library at Elizabethtown College
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Comedian Dick Gregory's news conference at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on September 29, 1970.
Topics: High Library, Elizabethtown College, Dick Gregory
California State Library
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Rumsey's Store delivery truck, ca. 1916 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Folsom, Trucks
California State Library
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Truck with pneumatic tires custom-built for Fred Bixby by driver, Harry A. Halliday, Long Beach, California, ca. 1925. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach, Trucks
San Diego Air and Space Museum
by San Diego Air and Space Museum
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Description : Reel-to-reel tape recording (speed 1 7/8) of San Diego local radio broadcast of the moon landing on 20 July 1969. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by San Diego Air and Space Museum. 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...
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Topic: californiarevealed
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Oregon and Eureka Railroad engine, Eureka, (?) California, ca. 1915. Far left, Brick Baker; far right: W. W. Pede, logging superintendent. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Note : Periods of static throughout as in original recording. Description :  Allen Ginsberg begins by practicing meditation and then he recites his lyric poem Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber. The poem lambastes the government, politics and the president.  Call Number : T1657 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Beat generation--Poetry, Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California Historical Society
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Note : Distortion and radio noises in original recording. Call Number : MS 4136; Audio tape 1 Description : Ham radio transmissions between Peoples Temple members in Guyana and San Francisco, California, intercepted by amateur radio station W6FWX in San Francisco. Jim Jones and other Peoples Temple members discuss the group's supporters and detractors, including Mayor George Moscone and California State Assemblyman Willie Brown, and other issues affecting the group. Note on original label l:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Library
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Esparto School, Esparto, CA, May 27. 1927
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Schools -- Esparto, CA, Esparto School,...
George Washington University Libraries
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These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
Topics: ms2374, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records
Message on verso is in French and card was addressed to Lucille Roberge, 148 North St., Burlington, VT. Two-story brick store of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with fire escape on the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Proctor (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : P. 29 in Anaham's book: 90 Years of Mountain View Fire Department History, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 x 9 cm.) Call Number : PHA F9 3 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Fresno County Public Library
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Series Title : Shades of Fresno Collection Description : George Martin (l) unloading Royal Crown Cola truck for Rex Market, downtown Fresno. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph(5.5 x 7 cm.) Call Number : 98-02-024 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Fresno (Calif.), californiarevealed
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures. Photographs inserted. Appended: copy of...
Topics: californialightandsound, White, Clarence H., 1871-1925, Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, Dixon, Maynard,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State Library
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Frank Hirahara at Japanese internment camp, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, ca. 1942 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Anaheim, Japanese...
Exterior view of PFE refrigerator car No. 744 (built 1906-1907 by American Car and Foundry), Class R 30 1, part of PFE's first lot of refrigerator cars. This wood-sheathed, ice-cooled car was used in express passenger service. Shippers paid a premium to assure fast delivery on a regularly scheduled passenger train.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads
Central Pacific Railroad steam locomotive second No. 19 on turntable in front of Sacarmento roundhouse, with crew. This locomotive was built in the Sacramento Shops and placed into service August 27, 1884. It was designed by Andrew J. Stevens and served as a prototype design for subsequent production. Rebuilt in the 1890s, it was finally scrapped in February 1923 in Oregon.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1880-1889
Carlos Hetzler, Sr. holding Martha O. Hetzler, sitting in front of their home, which was once a Japanese owned business. The sign in the window reads "Harry R. Otsubo, Notary Public and Real Estate Broker." The sign was left when the Japanese American owners were evacuated and the building became apartments. 1954. This image was provided by Victor Duran for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Hetzler, Carlos, Sr., Hetzler, Martha O.,...
CP No. 77, Confucius, was out-shopped April 1868, rebuilt in the late 1880s with an Andrew J. Stevens-designed boiler, renumbered to 1202 in 1891, and scrapped January 13, 1897 in Sacramento. Inscription on back of print reads: Running from Wadsworth to Winnemucca, Truckee Division, 1888.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1880-1889
California College of the Arts Libraries
by Sommer, Robert
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Description: Photograph by Robert Sommer. The Mudflats Sculptures were a series of large-scale driftwood installations created in the Emeryville mudflats from the 1960s through the 1980s. These works reflected a time of radical change in the Bay Area and provided a forum for community-driven public art in California. UC Davis Professor Robert Sommer photographed these works, providing a comprehensive visual documentation that spans decades. Call Number: 325 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1:5 x 5 cm.
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Northfield, Postcards
AT&SF ink-on-linen drawing 2 17 C 601, dated November 6, 1908, with modifications to 1916, provides a side elevation, end view and lettering for a Class Rr H refrigerator car. Search for additional AT&SF drawings at the Library's online catalogs, available at www.californiastaterailroadmuseum.org
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1900-1909
This map shows the route of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads from the Midwest to the Pacific Coast.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1870-1879
Description : From Richard Nixon's first presidential campaign. Additional Description : Note on original label: Words by - Olivia Hoffman Music by - George Stork, Clarence Fuhrman. 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 publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record (45)
Middlebury Special Collections
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7 x 10.5 cm b&w negative transparency; 7 x 10.5 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 14-343 Photograph of some of the toys of Jim Flanders This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Toys, Unknown location, Photographs
Description : Recording of program produced by Cal Poly's student radio station KCPR, featuring then-Cal Poly student and KCPR DJ, Weird Al Yankovic. [00:24:04] Brian Hackney talks about Jimmy Boyd [00:24:10] Jimmy Boyd - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus [00:27:19] Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby [00:30:51] Ray Conniff - Winter Wonderland [00:33:46] Bing Crosby - Do You Hear What I Hear [00:36:37] Commercials cut out, Brian Hackney discusses Spike Jones [00:37:49] Spike Jones - All I Want For Christmas...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hackney, Brian, Peek, Jerry, Yankovic, Al, 1959-
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Description : Glass performs and researches folk dances from around the world. He has offered workshops in many forms of folk dance throughout the United States for over twenty years between 1976 and 1996. With collaborator Rosemary Hallum, he has also contributed major educational materials for children's movement. These materials still serve as standards in the field of children's movement curricula. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Folk dancing, Movement, Children, Glass,...
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Exterior side and end view of a SP standard stock car (Class S 40 9), outshopped May 1924. Stock cars were used for the transportation of livestock, equipped with a roof, slatted sides and side doors, single or double deck, and frequently with feed and water troughs.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1920-1929
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Soil erosion and damaged houses on Powers Hill in Proctor, Vt., Flood of Nov. 4, 1927. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Proctor (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
Topics: ms2374, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records
Side view of a wood express refrigerator car.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Railroads, 1930-1939
California State Library
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Sid Schilling and William Schilling with 362-pound catch, Long Beach, California, ca. 1900. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach, Fishing
These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
Topics: ms2374, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records
California State Library
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Hanging of Ah Ben, Marysville, CA, March 14, 1879. He murdered John McDaniel, owner of Marysville Race Track on Nov. 30, 1878. Sheriff Hank L. McCoy stands to Ah Ben's left, Deputy Ike N. Aldrich to his right.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Executions - Marysville, CA
These images were taken by WMATA photographer Larry Levine and relate to to the construction and planning of the The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system.
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Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana
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Aerial Photos of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, IN
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Female employees of the Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Shops ride a float on July 4, 1918, in support of World War I soldiers.
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Mrs. Windon's class at City Terrace Elementary School Grade B1, on the quarter system. The photograph donor, Al Carlos, is the 3rd from the left in the 2nd row, 1957. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Central Pacific steam locomotive No. 237 on turntable at the Sacramento Shops. No. 237, El Gobernador, was built in Sacramento, completed in February 1883 and placed into service March of 1884. The locomotive was dismantled July 15, 1894. View is looking east. The northwest corner of the Car Shop is visible at rear right. The north wall of the Machine Shop is to right. The Roundhouse is at left.
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