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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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Allen County Public Library
by White, Wava Rowe; Daughters of the American Revolution. Florida; Daughters of the American Revolution. Seminole Chapter (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
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Topics: Rowe family, genealogy
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
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Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
Family History Library
by Golding, Lois Hamblin, Delma Golding Johnson
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Biography
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Topic: genealogy
American Libraries
by Monsterberg-Münckenau, Sylvius von
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Hartmann, von Aue, 12th cent, German language, Epic poetry, German, genealogy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=LasLAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Virginia Beach Public Library
by Walter, Alice Granbery
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Spine title: Colonial families of lower Tidewater, VA. II. Includes bibliographical references and index. Part of series: Walter, Alice Granbery. Colonial families of lower Tidewater, Va. ; II.
Topics: Herbert family, Virginia--Genealogy, England--Genealogy
Topics: City Directory, Clearwater, History, Genealogy
Pulaski County Library Yearbooks
by Pulaski County High School
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eye 1,791
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Pulaski County, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, Cougars, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
American Libraries
by Freeman, Edward Augustus, 1823-1892
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066, Normans, genealogy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=72ANAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Allen County Public Library
texts
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Description based on: 1986/1987 (104th report)
Topics: Municipal government publications, Municipal officials and employees, Public records, genealogy
1910 issue has missing pages at the end
Topics: Municipal reports, Public records, genealogy
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
by Graphic Films Corporation
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Description : Recounts the history of the La Brea Tar Pits through narration, animation, archival photographs and film, Going back 40,000 years to the period when great mammals dominated the earth to their extinction about 7,000 years ago, the film describes the geological changes of the region that led to the creation of the asphalt that eventually trapped thousands of animals. Masses of extremely rare fossils were discovered in 1913. By 1915, scientists from the Natural History Museum had...
Topic: californiarevealed
Poquoson Public Library Yearbooks
by Poquoson High School
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eye 640
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Poquoson, Virginia; Hampton Roads; Tidewater
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy,...
York County Public Library Yearbooks
by York High School
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York Couny, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Radford Public Library
by Radford High School
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Radford, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, Bobcats, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Hampton Public Library
by Kecoughtan High School
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eye 581
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Hampton, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, Warriors, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Bristol Public Library Yearbooks
by Sullivan East High School
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eye 484
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Bluff City, Tennessee
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Patriots
Mecklenburg County Public Library
by Central High School
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eye 473
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Victoria; Lunenburg County, Virginia; Butler Memorial Library
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Chargers
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Video levels vary as on original recording; some sections are very dark. Program ends at 00:55:00 then unrelated content to end (audio only). Description : Documentation of eight events at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art revolving around Anna Halprin and the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, including their first "Citydance" (1975-1976). Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young...
Topic: californiarevealed
Hampton Public Library
by Bethel High School
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Hampton, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, Bruins, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Culpeper County Library
by Culpeper County High School
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eye 430
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Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Blue Devils
Portsmouth Public Library
by Churchland High School
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eye 410
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Library of Virginia Yearbooks
by Blacksburg High School
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eye 392
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Blacksburg, VA
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Portsmouth Public Library
by Cradock High School
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eye 382
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Fairfax County Public Library
by Falls Church High School
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eye 380
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Falls Church, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Jaguars,...
Hampton Public Library
by Phoebus High School
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eye 373
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Hampton, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, Phantoms, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Russell County Public Library Yearbooks
by Lebanon High School
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eye 349
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Lebanon, Virginia; Russell County, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
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"May, 1976 ; revised December, 1976 ; submitted June, 1977."
Topics: Sewage disposal plants, genealogy
Mecklenburg County Public Library
by Bluestone High School
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Skipwith; Mecklenburg County, Virginia; Butler Memorial Library
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Barons
Hammond Public Library - Yearbooks
by Hammond Public Library - SGL Local History Room
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This is the 1977 edition of Gavit High School's Futura yearbook from Hammond, Indiana. Includes photographs of students, faculty, and staff.
Topics: Futura, Gavit High School, Hammond, Indiana, Lake County, 1977, GHS, Hammond schools, genealogy,...
Smyth County Public Library
by Marion Senior High School
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eye 322
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Marion, VA; Smyth County, VA
Topics: Yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Marion Scarlet...
Mary Riley Styles Public Library
by George Mason Jr-Sr High School
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eye 316
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Falls Church, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Note : Dropout throughout due to deterioration of original recording. Description : Documentary on Xavier Nash, an affiliate of Anna Halprin who taught street dance to students from a wide variety of backgrounds in an upstairs dance studio in the Fillmore District of San Francisco in the 1970s. Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young teachers and artists in the San Francisco Bay Area of the 1960s and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Hammond Public Library - Yearbooks
by Hammond Public Library - SGL Local History Room
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This is the 1977 edition of Hammond High School's Dunes  yearbook from Hammond, Indiana. Includes photographs of students, faculty, and staff.
Topics: Dunes, Hammond High School, Hammond, Indiana, Lake County, 1977, HHS, Hammond schools, genealogy,...
Eastern Shore Public Library
by Onancock High School
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Onancock, VA; Accomack County, VA; Eastern Shore of Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Petersburg Public Library
by Petersburg High School
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Petersburg, VA
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Humboldt State University Library
by Associated California Loggers
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Description : Note in can: Trucking to Washington DC to protest conservationists attempt to stop logging. stresses vulnerable natural resources. Efforts of local people to stop the creation of Redwood National Park. "Don't park our jobs" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm 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,...
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Allen County Public Library
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Cover title
Topics: Otterbein United Methodist Church (Baltimore, Md.), Church dedication, Methodist church buildings,...
Description based on: 1954
Topics: Municipal government, Finance, Public, Public records, genealogy
Fairfax County Public Library
by Wilbert Tucker Woodson High School
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eye 291
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Fairfax, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Cavaliers,...
Appomattox Regional Library
by Hopewell High School
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Generously doanted by Donna Orr
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Hopewell, VA,...
Fairfax County Public Library
by Hayfield Secondary School
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Alexandria, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Hawks, Fairfax...
Fairfax County Public Library
by Mount Vernon High School
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eye 281
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Mount Vernon, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Majors, Mt....
Lonesome Pine Regional Library Yearbooks
by Clintwood High School
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eye 278
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Clintwood, Virginia; Dickenson County, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Richmond County Public Library
by Rappahannock High School
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eye 273
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Warsaw, Virginia; Richmond County, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Lonesome Pine Regional Library Yearbooks
by Rye Cove High School
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eye 270
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Duffield, Virginia; Scott County, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Smyth County Public Library
by Chilhowie High School
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eye 268
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Chilhowie, VA; Smyth County, VA
Topics: Yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Chilhowie...
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 beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Smyth County Public Library
by Rich Valley High School
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Rich Valley, VA; Smyth County, VA
Topics: Yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, generously...
Fairfax County Public Library
by Robinson Secondary School
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Fairfax, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Rams, Fairfax...
Lambda Archives of San Diego
by Melevin, Paul; Tucker, Jim
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Note : Silent Description : Footage of the 1977 San Diego LGBT Pride Parade Source : 3 Reels of 3: Film: Super 8mm  Call Number : L2016.09 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Lambda Archives of San Diego. 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 copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of...
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Bedford Public Library System
by Jefferson-Forest High School
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eye 239
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Generously loaned by Mona Kanode, patron
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Big...
Rockbridge Regional Library
by Lexington High School
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eye 230
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Lexington, Virginia; Scarlet Hurricane
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Alleghany Highlands Regional Library
by Covington High School
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eye 217
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Covington, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, cougars
Portsmouth Public Library
by I.C. Norcom High School
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eye 214
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
by Maury Elementary School
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eye 204
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Fredericksburg, VA
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, clubs, academics, student life, genealogy
Meherrin Regional Library System
by Brunswick Academy
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eye 203
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Lawrenceville, Virginia; Brunswick County, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Smyth County Public Library
by Marion Junior High School
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eye 202
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Marion, VA; Smyth County, VA
Topics: Yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, generously...
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Department of Water Resources
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Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape
Russell County Public Library Yearbooks
by Castlewood High School
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eye 193
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Castlewood, Virginia; Russell County, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Hanover Central High School - Yearbooks
by Lake County Public Library
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This is the 1977 edition of Hanover Central High School's Key (Cedar Lake, Indiana). Includes photographs of students, faculty, and staff.
Topics: Hanover Central High School, Key, Cedar Lake, Indiana, Lake County, 1977, HCHS, Hanover Community...
Petersburg Public Library
by Peabody Junior High School
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eye 187
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Petersburg, VA
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, lions
Portsmouth Public Library
by Frederick Military Academy
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eye 186
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
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 beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Lonesome Pine Regional Library Yearbooks
by Ervinton High School
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eye 184
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Nora, Virginia; Dickenson County, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Rockingham County Public Library
by Sharp, Hattie McCollum.; Wilson, Ruth McCollum.; Sutton, Leonora Wall.
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Topics: Sardis Primitive Baptist Church (Madison, N.C.), Cemeteries--North Carolina--Madison., Rockingham...
Mecklenburg County Public Library
by Park View High School
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eye 165
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South Hill; Mecklenburg County, Virginia; R.T. Arnold Library
Topics: yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, Dragons
Newport News Public Library
by Dozier Intermediate
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eye 164
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Newport News, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Newport News Public Library
by Huntington Intermediate
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eye 163
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Newport News, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Note : In part 1 there has no audio from beginning to 00:01:45, as well as in the last 3 to 4 minutes, and part 2 has no audio in the last 2 minutes, and during B-roll shots. Additional Title : [Aubrey Lyon: The transformation of Owens Valley] Series Title : The West on Videotape Description : Owens Valley's struggle to maintain water rights and protect local environment. Aubrey Lyon gives a personal recollection of the transformation of the Owens Valley from an agricultural economy to a...
Topic: californiarevealed
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by First Generation
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Description : Documentary on photographer, theorist, curator, and publisher Lew Thomas, who, with Donna-Lee Philips in San Francisco in 1976, founded NFS Press, which published and distributed landmark conceptual photography books through the 1970s and early 1980s. Produced by First Generation (1974 -1980), a partnership between Dede Tisone Bartels, Betty Estersohn, and Joan Valdes, who were young teachers and artists in the San Francisco Bay Area of the 1960s and 70s. It was a vibrant and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Lonesome Pine Regional Library Yearbooks
by St. Paul High School
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St. Paul Virginia; Wise County, Virginia
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy
Description :  Interview with former California Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown. Brown discusses his family and youth; early friendships and marriage; law school, legal practice, and first political steps; adventures as a young attorney; work as San Francisco District Attorney and state and national politics; election as Attorney General and Democratic party politics; the 1956 presidential campaign; the 1958 election and first years as Governor; organization and operation of the Governor's...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audiotape; 18 inch audio cassette
Allen County Public Library
by Hampden County (Mass.). Treasurer's Office; Hampden County (Mass.). County Commissioners. Reports
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Topics: Hampden County (Mass.). Treasurer's Office, Finance, Public, Public records, Budget, genealogy
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Fisher, Stephen
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Description : Filmed oral history of Emma Garrod by Stephen Fisher. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Motion Picture 402C Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
by Western Jewish History Center
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Description : San Francisco Jews of Eastern European Origin, 1880-1940 was an oral history project conducted from 1976 to 1978 by the Western Jewish History Center and the American Jewish Congress. Its goal was to provide information about the experiences of Eastern European Jewish immigrants to the U.S. and about their interaction with other groups in the context of the times. The project emphasized the south of Market Street district in San Francisco, where many of the immigrants first...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette