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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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GLBT Historical Society
by BML Videos
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Description : Folsom Street Fair (FSF) is an annual BDSM and leather subculture street fair held in September, that caps San Francisco's "Leather Pride Week". The event started in 1984 and is thought to be California's third-largest single-day, outdoor spectator event. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by Department of Corrections
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Description: Orientation video for new employees of the Department of Corrections. A thorough background of the agency is given, including organization charts and function of each division is reviewed. Locations and functions of various correctional institutions are reviewed and a brief history of the agency is given. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Call Number : 2001-03-32 Collection: Inventory of the Department of Corrections Records Rights: Material in the public domain....
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:45. Audio is L channel only. Description : Brian Tripp is a well known Karuk artist whose work has been featured throughout the United States and abroad. A traditional dancer and singer, he is actively involved in the ceremonies of northwest California and is deeply committed to Native American sovereignty and to the struggle this involves. On this tape, the artist discusses himself and his work as a tribal person without a homeland, focusing on the Native...
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Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
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Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : This video includes Santa Barbara, California Mayor Sheila Lodge talking about her life growing up in California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection Guide : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers Call Number : V/1500 Rights : Copyrighted. The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code)...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Reading, George
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Note : Content begins at 00:01:30 after bars and tone and black. Description : George Reading narrates a promotional film on the Campbell Soup Company's Sacramento, California plant. This sixteen-minute film was produced on August 28, 1989 under the title "Newsline." The film briefly describes the history of the plant which opened in 1947, shows clips of production and canning operations, and interviews by various plant employees including John Staszewski, Jim Mork, and Joe...
Topics: Battaglia, Joe, Campbell Soup Company, Canneries -- Calfornia -- Sacramento, Mork, Jim, Sacramento...
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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Description : This video is about the organization Lesbians and Gays of African Descent United (LAGADU), taken in the year it was founded. LAGADU was founded in San Diego in 1989. It was the first African-American group to march in San Diego's Gay Pride Parade. LAGADU was formed by local activist Martie Mackey in 1989 as a way to support and unify her fellow African American LGBT community. The group organized fellowship programs and educational forums that emphasized safe sex and leadership...
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Attorney General's Office
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Description : Press footage from Desert Prison Camps in California, from the California Attorney General's Office. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains flutter and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Steve Whipple was an Associate Bridge Engineer working out of the Richmond Office when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. In this interview Steve discusses his responsibilities for the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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Note : Some sections are silent. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 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, licensing and trademarks....
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Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-057 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. Transcript available at the California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born on March 3, 1896 to a farm family. She developed a love for craft art from her mother who was educated in Japanese cultural arts. In 1914, at age eighteen, Kotono came to America as a picture bride for Mr. Kato. Her life was to change forever: from 1914 to 1942 she lived under harsh conditions, performing hard field labor, housework, and child...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Survey of the 1989 earthquake damage Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm video Call Number : Motion picture 911:5 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...
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Orange County Archives
by Orange County Sheriff's Department
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Description : Video of President George H.W. Bush's visit to Rancho Del Rio, a former base of operations for international drug smugglers. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS 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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California State University, San Marcos
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : VTC-10 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California State University San Marcos. 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 some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording includes static and background noise. Audio drops out during the first 30 seconds. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the interview, Jim McCrank was the Branch Chief of Traffic Operations Systems for Caltrans District 4 in San Francisco. In...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Right channel was recorded at a lower level. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Paul Lukkarila was an Assistant Bridge Engineer with Caltrans in Sacramento. In this interview...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Susan Simpson was an Environmental Planner for Caltrans when the Loma Prieta earthquake occurred. Susan wasn't involved with emergency efforts however, she gives a personal recollection of the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the interview, John McMillan was a Senior Construction Engineer with Caltrans in San Francisco. In this interview he describes his personal earthquake experience and how it was like...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Tony Vasquez was a Caltrans Equipment Operator based at the Santa Maria Maintenance Yard when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. In this interview Mr. Vasquez retells his experience as a member of a maintenance team in District 5...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Steve Mellon was a Senior Bridge Engineer for Caltrans on the Post Earthquake Investigative Team (PEQIT). In this interview he describes...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Otherwise OK. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Vernia Smith was a Right-of-Way Agent for Caltrans and assigned to the Santa Cruz County region when the Loma Prieta earthquake occurred. Although not directly involved with recovery...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Richard Wilhelms was a Senior Engineering Geologist for the Headquarters Transportation Laboratory at the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. In this interview Richard details his...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Wallace Murphy was a District Safety Officer for Caltrans. In the interview, he describes his personal earthquake experience in Hayward and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Diego Air and Space Museum
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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...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this interview Shanhar Kutty was a Transportation Engineering Technician for Caltrans at the Materials Lab in San Jose. This interview is his personal experience of what it was like...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Part 2 of 2 begins at 00:00:25 after color bars. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Jacqueline Taylor with Guests: Leslie King, Sharon Power Scott, Dara Mark, Sojourner Kincaid Rolle. Music: Bruce BecVar. This show has two parts. One is from August 8 and the other from September 9, 1989. Women talk about the event in their life that threw them into transition. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers Call Number : V/1721; V/1565...
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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Pete Spansail was an Environmental Planner when the Loma Prieta earthquake occurred. In this interview Pete discusses his personal experience with the earthquake. On the evening when the earthquake occurred Pete was at the Oak Street...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Kyle Nelson and Dave Paulson were Public Information Officers for Caltrans. This interview was done at the Cypress Structure site. In the beginning of the...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Butte County Library
by Streeter, Steve
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Note : High background noise on original tape and subject somewhat muffled. Description :  Most of  the  video is of Evelyn Joslyn's 100th birthday party at the Lott Home. Not of particular  historic  value, but it is interesting to see many Oroville citizens who appear in the footage. At the end there is a short segment  of  Evelyn commenting on various historic houses in  Oroville  as she was driven by them. The quality of filming is very poor with the camera jumping around from...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences (Oroville), Buildings and...
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording includes distortion and background noise. Part 1 ends abruptly. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this interview Jim Lazzarini was a Systems Software Specialist for Caltrans at the District 4 office in San Francisco. In this interview he...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the earthquake Mr. Shadle was a Senior Environmental Planner based out of the Oak Street office. The days after the earthquake Sid volunteered in a capacity to answer the phones at...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Ruby Louie was the Facilities Manager for Caltrans at the 150 Oak Street office. In this interview she describes her personal earthquake...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. The interviewer speaks English at times. High amount of background noise and hiss throughout. Both parts begin and end abruptly. Audio fluctuation throughout. There is a constant clicking sound for the duration of Part 2. English transcription available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born December 21, 1906 and came to the United States at age ten. Hideko"s parents returned soon after her birth but...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Mann's speech begins at 00:20:57, ends 00:30:11 (Part 1). Luckman's speech begins 00:35:13 (Part 1), ends 00:03:22 (Part 2). Description : Ted Mann, operator of Mann Theaters, and architect Charles Luckman are honored with degrees and deliver speeches at Seaver College Graduation. Call Number : Drawer 5 / Tape 16 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Note : Recording includes hum, static, distortion, speed fluctuations, warble, gaps and abrupt starts and stops. Call Number : 014.019.0011
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from 1862-1863. In 1900, Jane Stanford donated the home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Skip Young was an Associate Transportation Engineer with Caltrans when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. The night of the earthquake he worked alongside other Caltrans personnel...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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Description : Walsh v. Cicmanek was San Diego's first AIDS discrimination lawsuit. Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : V0671; V0672; V0673 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 Holder. In addition, the...
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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
by Arnold Advertising, Inc.
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Description : Glendale City directory. 1989-1990 Source : 572 Pages of 572: Book (10 x 7 in.) Call Number:  917.9493 G 1989-1990 Digitized by California Revealed .
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San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Poly Alumni Association (San Francisco, Calif.)
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Note : Background noise as on original tape. Microphone is closer to interviewer than to interviewee. Part 2 is less than a minute long and has a loud screech for the duration. Description : First-person account of San Francisco in the early - mid-20th century from a former student of Polytechnic High School. Collection Guide : Poly Alumni Association Records Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by Taylor, Jacqueline
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:32 after color bars. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Frank Kelly and Sojourner Kincaid Rolle talk with Jacqueline Taylor about public service and politics. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers Call Number : V/1569 Rights : The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title...
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Escondido Public Library, Pioneer Room
by Ryan, Frances Beven
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Description : 1989 "La Huerta" program at Orange Glen Elementary School. Demonstration of how to make WeeWish from acorns. Features Frances Beven Ryan, Villianna Hyde, and Ada Butler. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Tape of Orange Glen 4th grade (Mrs. Sobel teacher) under tree "QUELLA" May 23, 1989 - Frances Ryan, Villianna Hyde, and Ada Butler. Call Number : VII-1-4 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note:  Recording includes background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this interview Donald Lichliter was a Tree Maintenance Worker I for Caltrans at the San Leandro Maintenance Station. When the Loma Prieta earthquake happened, he was driving home...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note : Side B is Blank; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape Additional Title : Caltrans Earthquake History of Erol Kaslan Series Title : Loma Prieta Oral History Project Description : In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. This recording is the Loma Prieta Oral...
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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and hiss. Right channel was recorded at a lower volume. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the interview, Johnny McFarland was a Security Officer at 150 Oak Street in San Francisco for Caltrans. The interview is about...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mountain View Public Library
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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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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and speed fluctuations. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Ron Vandergroen was an Equipment Operator operating at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. In this interview Ron discusses how he...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Robert Wardrop was a Highway Equipment Operator for Caltrans based out of the Santa Maria Maintenance Yard at the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. He was a member of a Maintenance crew that volunteered to assist with the earthquake...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording includes background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Ray Zelinski was a Senior Bridge Engineer for Caltrans and served as a member of the PEQIT Team based out of the Farmer's Market building in Sacramento when the Loma Prieta...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Notes: Recording contains background noise. Description: Loma Prieta Earthquake Lisa Murphy was a Public Information Officer for Caltrans in San Francisco. In the interview she describes her personal earthquake experience in San Francisco and what it was like leading tours to the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge and answering media questions for the first two weeks after the earthquake. Digitized by California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Kirk, Leah
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Static on tae; High Frequency interference on tape; All parts cut off at the end. Description : Born on the Isle of Man. Lived in Bishop, Keeler, Lone Pine, Independence. Parents Thomas Henry and Margaret Watterson. Bishop in 1915. Lived on Academy (Now Chalfant House). Surrounding area was agriculture and cattle. Moved to Keeler. Moved to Lone Pine to a ranch in 1918. High school in Lone Pine. Ranch life. Owned a dairy. Keeler life. Store in Keeler....
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Roberta Morena was a Landscape Maintenance Worker for Caltrans at the San Leandro Maintenance Yard. In the interview she describes her personal earthquake experience in Hayward, CA. Morena after...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains distortion and background noise. Right channel was recorded at a lower level. Recording ends abruptly. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Judy Silvestre was the Radio Room Supervisor of the Caltrans Oak Street office when the Loma Prieta earthquake...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Rich White was a Caltrans employee whose office was at the Toll Plaza Building for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. This interview is important as...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Mike Vujovitch was a Resident Engineer for Caltrans at the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. In this interview, Mike discusses the amount of work that it took to survey the highway conditions in...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Note: High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from 1862-1863. In...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Description: Maintenance Supervisor based at the Ettie Street Maintenance Yard at the time of the earthquake. In this interview Michael reflects on his personal experience with the earthquake and his department's response to the destruction caused by the earthquake. Maintenance had to assist the rescue operations at the Cypress structure as well as close highway routes, repair damaged highway surfaces and shoulders, and bridges. Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Loyola Marymount University
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Note on original container: : Views on the affiliation & merger etc. Call Number : Audio tape box 12d12 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Loyola Marymount University. 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, licensing...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from 1862-1863. In 1900, Jane Stanford donated the home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background office noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. John Wood was a Lead Maintenance Worker for Caltrans in District 5 based out of the Templeton Maintenance Yard when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. The days following...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording has some speed issues and contains background noise and static. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Richard Murphy was a Deputy District Director in charge of Right-of-Way for Caltrans in San Francisco. In the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the earthquake, Ken Van Velsor was a Transportation Planner for Caltrans. In this interview Ken discusses his and his wife Joan's - a geologist for Caltrans - experience inspecting...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Note : Program recorded at a very low level. Hiss and machine noise recorded in the tape. Description : Interview with Paul Scott in which he discusses his time in the hotel industry, his experience working at the Claremont Inn and later the Red Hill Country Club. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake Jimmie Mitchell was an Automotive Attendant I with Caltrans at the Oak Street Motor Pool. In this interview he describes his personal...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
GLBT Historical Society
by BML Videos
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Description : Leather and Feathers was a costume contest held at the historic leather bar, the SF Eagle in San Francisco. This recording is likely from Halloween. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Claremont Heritage
by Soper Productions
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Note: General Poor Recording Quality as recorded to tape; Flagging video error visible in picture; Video Noise Visible in Picture; Poor quality dub. Description: Long-time Claremont citrus rancher, Ray Soper is interviewed by Sarah E. Crowley regarding his Claremont ranch and agriculture and farming techniques. Film includes footage of Mr. Soper visiting and talking about the first orange trees in Riverside and includes footage showing citrus picking, processing, grading, and sorting in the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording contains background noise and distortion. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this interview John Lich was a Maintenance Supervisor for Caltrans at the Cupertino Maintenance Station. When the Loma Prieta earthquake happened, he was at home in...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note: Recording includes distortion and background noise. Description: In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Jim Walters was a Superintendent II for Caltrans based out of Santa Cruz at the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake on October 17, 1989. In this oral history, Jim discusses his...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Environmental Design Archives
by City of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation
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Note:  Overall low audio levels. Low light shots have greenish tint, possibly due to camera picture tube used during the original recording .  Audio overlaps at 00:08:15   followed by a brief loss of sound at 00:12:57. Description : From the collection of Hester/McNally, this is a movie that was used in the citizen participation class about Runyon Canyon taught by Hester/McNally. It has four sections: 1) Forming a Citizen's Group; 2) Interviewing Techniques; 3) Presentation to Commission; 4)...
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California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Note: Both sides of the tape warble, and then the talking stops abruptly. Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
by Loma Prieta Oral History Project
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Note :  High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Static on Tape; Speed issue at the end of side A; Speed fluctuations throughout side B. Additional Title :  Loma Prieta Oral History Project. Description : In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this...
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California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview in Japanese. English transcription available in the California State University, Sacramento Library. Description : Issei female, born on July 1, 1906. Her father was already in American in 1923 when Hana, her mother, sister and brother came to join him as Yobiyose ("one who is called"). In 1926, at the age of twenty, she married Kuichi Kodama and settled on a Florin farm purchased under someone else"s name. They grew strawberries and grapes but lost their...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, San Diego, Library
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Description : Neil Morgan advertising the San Diego Evening Tribune in the form of news spots and radio jingles. Collection Guide : Neil Morgan 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 publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Note: High Frequency Background Noise on Tape Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from 1862-1863. In 1900, Jane Stanford...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Series Title: The Stanford Home State Historical Park Oral History Project Description: The Stanford House State Historical Park Oral History respondents were orphans and former residents, priests, nuns, administrators, and members of the ladies auxiliary of the Stanford and Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children. The Stanford Mansion was once owned by Leland Stanford, who was the California Governor from 1862-1863. In 1900, Jane Stanford donated the home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette