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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Mountain View Public Library
by Andres, Bob
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Description : John Gemello and son, Mario, built the Gemello Winery on their 55-acre ranch along El Camino Real in 1934. The family also built three houses on the land. By the late 1940s, Mario took over the winery. John Gemello built Camino Bowl in front of the winery in 1956. The family's operation eventually moved to Mendocino, but the Gemello Winery was used to store the wine and the tasting room remained open. In 1974, the Felice winery of Gilroy bought the winery, but Mario remained as...
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Middlebury College Archival Images
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A young woman dances while a bagpiper plays in the street outside Proctor. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Dance, Student activities, Folk dancing
Source: a10pf.events.1982.03
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Students dancing outside on Proctor Terrace. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Dance, Student activities, Folk dancing
Source: a10pf.events.1982.02
A: 09.18 - Arlene Schloss Schloss used a number of people in her performance to walk through the street audience and recite her text in differ­ent languages.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
C: 9.20 - Kwok Mang Ho Kwok, in presenting his plastic bags exploration, had about 50 people running the street simultaneously in rain. Each holding full blown plastic bags, creating sounds and light from their activity. 
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Storefront for Art and Architecture Archive - Performances A to Z
by Claire Fergusson
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Y: 10.12  Claire Fergusson
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
P: 10.03  Yoshiko Chuma Yoshiko Chuma's group invaded the street with dancing movements, jumping over passing cars and trucks. They utilized the stop-and-go sign traffic to compose and direct their spontaneous movements.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
V: 10.09  Carolee Schneemann,  Burnout, a performative lecture
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, the narrative of the cat, Performance, Performance A to Z
Middlebury College Archival Images
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The Winter Carnival King and Queen hold their scepter and dance. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Winter festivals, Dance, Student activities
Source: a10pf.events.1982.01
H: 9.25  Des Refuses
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Storefront for Art and Architecture Archive - Performances A to Z
by Horizontal Vertical Band
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Z: 10.13  Horizontal Vertical Band
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
T: 10.07  Paul Boyd Paul Boyd i nvited friends of the community, including members of the local Fire Department, to observe and partake his performance.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
U: 10.08  Eric Schmidt
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
1982.09.19 Performance A to Z - B: Billy Bell
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
N: 10.01 Sandra McKee 
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Santa Fe Springs City Library
by Yarwood, Thomas
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Description: Councilmembers Armando J. Mora, Bill McCann and Gus Velasco pose with unidentified man during the boxing demo at the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Neighborhood Center. Source:  1 Page of 1: Photograph ( 1 x 1.5  in.) Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
D: 9.21 Ilona Granet
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
E: 9.22  Tzvia Stein
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
L: 9.29  We-Lo
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Q: 10.04  Richard Hambleton
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
by Asquith, Glenn; Underwood, John W.
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Description : La Canada resident, long-time business pilot who owned many aircrafts. MFD Aviation jewelry (pilots wings, lapel pins, etc.) Used his own plane to service airport specialty shops in the west. Died c. 1982. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Digitized by California Revealed .
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F: 9.23  Angela Hans Angela Hans soaked herself with a water hose outside the Storefront, creating a dual action, visual and sound.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
X: 10.11  RL Seltman
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
I: 9.26  Teching Hsieh Teching Hsieh was the only performer that completed his performance at another location, opening the door and entering his house to end his one-year performance of living outdoor in New York City. This performance showed the flexibility of the A to Z event.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
J: 9.27  Phoebe Legere Phoebe Legere  used the people inside the gallery to chat "no more war" under her direction. The sound of the chant, travelling  outside, awoke the curiosity of the neighboring  people, establishing the performance's direct contact with the community.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
S: 10.06  Aigars Kildiss
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-100
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
K: 9.28  R & V Gerlovin
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
O: 10.02  Dragan Ilic
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
National City Public Library
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Description : Hispanic Fiesta 1981. Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 3.5 in.) Digitized by California Revealed .
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Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Laura Andreson exhibition: A Fifty-Year Retrospective in Clay, Mingei International Museum Call Number : 1001-101-b016-137
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
G: 9.24 Barbara Held 
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
M: 9.30  Hugh Levick
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Digitized by California Revealed .
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R: 10.05  Ken Friedman Ken Friedman  created a pattern of lights with candles placed on the gallery floor. He worked in darkness inside Storefront, while a captive audience watched his actions from outside. His way of exiting from the performance was to call a taxi from inside, and run past the audience to disappear in the taxi.
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition: Three Decades of Weaves and Innovations Call Number : 1001-101-b016-049
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Call Number : 1001-101-b016-104
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
California College of the Arts Libraries
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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: 427 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1:5 x 5 cm.
Storefront for Art and Architecture Archive - Performances A to Z
by Stephen Paul Miller
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W: 10.10  Stephen Paul Miller
Topics: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Performance, Performance A to Z
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-106
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition: Three Decades of Weaves and Innovations Call Number : 1001-101-b016-052
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-111
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : At the Laura Andreson exhibit: A Fifty-Year Retrospective in Clay, Mingei International Museum Call Number : B016-1-1001-101-b016-134
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-107
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition: Three Decades of Weaves and Innovations Call Number : 1001-101-b016-094
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-095
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
George Washington University Libraries
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Topics: RG0044, Office of University Relations Records
National City Public Library
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Description : Hispanic Fiesta 1982. Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 3.5 in.) Call Number: NC-18-82 24A Digitized by California Revealed .
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-099
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : B016-5-1001-101-b016-093
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : B016-12-1001-101-b016-047
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-115
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-110
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-103
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-116
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-122
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
California College of the Arts Libraries
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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: 432 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1:5 x 5 cm.
National City Public Library
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Description : Door to the room of Charles Harbison at Chula Vista Inn 1982. Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.) Digitized by California Revealed .
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-092
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Call Number : 1001-101-b016-128
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
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: 431 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1:5 x 5 cm.
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-108
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-109
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : B016-3-1001-101-b016-112
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : B016-6-1001-101-b016-119
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-118
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition: Three Decades of Weaves and Innovations Call Number : 1001-101-b016-048
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : B016-11-1001-101-b016-050
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-117
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-114
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Mingei International Museum
by Natzler, Gail Reynolds
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Laura Andreson exhibition: A Fifty-Year Retrospective in Clay, Mingei International Museum Call Number : 1001-101-b016-136
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-130
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-124
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Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Additional Title : Interior View, Exhibition Call Number : 1001-101-b016-132
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
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: 430 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1:5 x 5 cm.