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American Libraries

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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BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
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The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections. Bancroft's holdings include: * more than 600,000 volumes * 60,000,000 manuscript items * 8,000,000 photographs/pictorial...
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California Historical Society
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The mission of the California Historical Society is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store. * Keeps an active public program schedule, including exhibitions, lectures, and other public events. * The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials...
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The UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections collects, maintains, preserves, and makes accessible the UCSB Libraries’ most valuable, rare, and unique materials. Included are printed materials such as books and serials, as well as manuscripts, and audio-visual materials. The department’s materials are non-circulating, but are available for research in the reading room during posted hours. Among Special Research Collections holdings are approximately 250,000...
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The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest...
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Orange County Archives
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The Orange County Archives serves as the main repository for historic property documents, vital records and other materials from county government. The Archives is open daily to offer assistance to local historians, property researchers, genealogists and students. The Archives is also home to a vast collection of historic photos and archival materials from affiliated government agencies, as well as the Knott’s Berry Farm Collection, the federal court record of the county’s 1994 bankruptcy,...
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At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research. Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections...
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The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County. Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books. Many of these materials date back to 1882 when George Chaffey and...
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The Department of Special Collections and University Archives within the Stanford University Libraries exists to arrange, describe, preserve, and make available documents of enduring historic value, both as intellectual items and as historical artifacts, to support the research needs of the undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and other scholars at Stanford University and beyond. Stanford University Library curators actively seek out collections to enhance our holdings, primarily in the...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
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The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history. The Archives' unique research collections in the history of science and technology range from the time of Copernicus to today. They are available to the campus community for instructional and...
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The Oral History Center is a research program of the University of California, Berkeley, working within The Bancroft Library . The Oral History Center preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States. By conducting carefully researched, tape-recorded, and transcribed interviews, OHC creates archival oral histories intended for the widest possible use.
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Humboldt State University Library
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The Humboldt State University Library supports the research and information needs of Humboldt State University. The University, located in Arcata, California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system, serving the northwestern region of the state. The HSU Library houses over 500,000 print monographs, provides access to more than 79,000 ejournals and 40,000 ebooks, and is a federal depository for United States government publications. In addition to its main monographic and...
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Orange County Archives
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Description : Red Carpet style interviews at the opening of the John Wayne Theater in Knott's Berry Farm for the premiere of "Big Jake" including John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Boone, Governor Ronald Reagan and Walter Knott. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : KBF 36 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Orange County Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : Commissioned work by Robert Frank for broadcast on KQED-TV, San Francisco. From Mugu Brainpan: Aired on KQED TV in 1969, the Dilexi Series represents a pioneering effort to present works created by artists specifically for broadcast. The 12-part weekly series was conceived and commissioned by the Dilexi Foundation, an off-shoot of the influential San Francisco art gallery founded by James Newman. Newman, who operated the Dilexi Gallery from 1958...
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University of California, San Diego, Library
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The collections of the UC San Diego Library are the result of more than 45 years of intensive efforts to build one of the outstanding research collections within the University of California System. The success of our collection-building activity is due to the commitment between librarians, faculty, staff, students, and private donors. With more than seven million digital and print volumes, journals, and multimedia materials, the Library directly supports the research and instructional needs of...
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California College of the Arts Libraries
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California College of the Arts , formerly California College of Arts and Crafts, was founded in 1907 by Frederick Meyer, along with Xavier Martinez, Perham Nahl, and Isabelle Percy West. Originally in Berkeley, California, the college moved to its Oakland campus in 1922. Another campus in San Francisco was established in 1986. Reflecting the history of the college as an art and design school, the library collections focus on the practice of contemporary art and design as well as on the...
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Additional Title : The Commonwealth Club of California presents closeups of the club's founder, the late Edward F. Adams Description : Motion picture film from 1928 of Commonwealth Club of California founder Edward F. Adams. Also, footage of the club's first executive secretary, E. A. Walcott; Luncheon Committee chairman Alonzo Grimes McFarland; 1928 Luncheon Committee members Hibberd and Raas. Film contains intertitles. Additional content notes : Adams seated at desk, talking, smoking,...
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Source : Film: 16mm : 1 Reel of 1 Collection Guide : Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional Archives Call Number : V/989 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 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist...
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Computer History Museum
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The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience. The Computer History Museum was formally established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1999. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international...
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The Autry Museum of the American West
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Description : Jay and Deeth Harney are contemporary Vaqueros. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: MiniDV Call Number : F855.2.S75 H37 2003; IAL.0130 AUTRY Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Autry National Center Institute of the American West. 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...
Topics: Vaqueros--California, Cowboys--California, Cattle trade--California, Ranching--California,...
Yolo County Archives
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The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes. Online finding aids are available at Online...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Bishop Chamber 9 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...
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Description : Poet Ross MacDonald focus of Writer's in America series Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : BANC MSS 2014/210 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Eastern California Museum
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Description : Opened in 1918, Union Carbide’s Pine Creek Mine was once the largest tungsten producer in the United States. Located in the Eastern Sierra, northwest of Bishop, California. In its heyday (1940 – 1990) the mine produced 162,000,000 tons of ore and 8,350,000 20-pound “units” of tungsten oxide with a total value of more than $400,000,000. As well, Pine Creek produced approximately $30,000,000 worth of molybdenum and silver. During World War 2, the mine became an important...
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Description : Documentary footage of the recovery of Southern Pacific SD-9 diesel locomotive No. 4310, one of four locomotives marooned at Eureka following the Island Mountain Tunnel fire. The footage documents the 1979 movement of the detrucked diesel by Bigge Drayage from Alderpoint to Dos Rios, where it was put back onto NWP/SP rails. This is a bit of odd California railroad history, more recent history at that. The Island Mountain tunnel was the longest tunnel on the Northwestern Pacific...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel, and Sacramento fans...
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Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
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The Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives support the curriculum and preserve the records of the Graduate Theological Union. The collections are dedicated to diverse religious dialogue, the Christian and wider religious intellectual heritage, the American religious experience in the West, and the ministries and missions of the Member Schools and Institutes of the GTU. Contact Information: Graduate Theological Union 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, California 94709 USA (510) 649-2500...
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California State Military Museum
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Notes in original box : "OCD 10424" 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, 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...
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Sacramento City College
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Description : This media contains information about black history in California. Mr. John Griffin is the author of, "Black like Me" which is a unique attempt of sociological study of what it was like to be a black person in America. Mr. Griffin disguised himself with the help of a dermatologist and traveled through Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Georgia. He recounts his experience in the book entitled "Black like Me". Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the...
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Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : A behind the scenes look at the 1973 Miss California Pageant and the state of the feminist movement. By the early 1970s, pageants had become a target of feminists and the organizers and contestants found themselves facing protests and scrutiny from the media. Optic Nerve presents both sides neutrally, allowing the clueless pageant community to make the feminists' case for them.--Media Burn Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film...
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Humboldt State University Library
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Description : This recording includes footage of Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ronald Reagan and Billy Graham arriving by plane to Humboldt County and attending the dedication of Redwood National Park. Notes on film leader : "NROTC" TV-67-12 60 sec, Graphic Film, U.S. Navy Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Humboldt State University. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
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University of California, San Diego, Library
by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Description : The film consists of the best footage of benthic life generated by the "Monster Camera" project conducted in 1970. In this NSF-sponsored project, Isaacs and his team dropped a bait pail, light source and cine camera on the sea floor at various locations at depths of 200-3700 meters in order to get photographs of life on the sea floor. The film includes a detailed description of the underwater camera system and images of sea floor activity. This film was initially shown...
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Note : All abnormalities seen in files are on the tape. Best possible transfer was achieved for this pre-EIAJ format. Part 5 is missing sound during Unruh's speech, until 00:15:23 Description : This series seems to capture the news media's coverage of the 1970 California Gubernatorial Campaign. While the majority of the coverage seems to focus on Unruh, a good amount of coverage does focus on appearances by Governor Reagan as well. One of the more notable incidents of the campaign that is...
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Lambda Archives of San Diego
by Beautiful Lesbian Thespians (BLT); Labrys Productions
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Description : This is footage of a lesbian variety show produced by the Beautiful Lesbian Thespians (BLT) / Labrys Productions theater group. The variety show format featured a series of songs, parodies, skits, and plays. Additional notes : Note in box: videotape from Kithey Gately. Vertez Burks, Veronica Cunningham, Andrea Villa, Lesbian Health Heros video by Cindy Nelson UCSD with Renee Richetts, Diane F. Germain & others, Roxanne Orneles, Sherry Hopwood, Lois Gail & Kithey Gately....
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Anthony, Earle C.; Kales, Arthur
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Description : The Bohemian Grove is owned by The Bohemian Club in San Francisco, a private men's club founded in 1872, by a group of newspapermen and artists. Every July for two weeks, some of the richest and most powerful men in the world including U.S. Presidents and other world leaders gather at the Bohemian Grove, a 2,700 acre campground in Monte Rio, Calif. The Club is so exclusive that at one point the waiting list for membership was reportedly 33 years long! Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film:...
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Department of Employment
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Description: This film was aimed at employers to encourage them to expand the employee pool to workers who they may not traditionally consider. This promotion was advertised in newspapers as well, and encouraged employees to consider all workers, regardless of age, but did emphasize the particular skills and expertise more experienced workers do bring to the workplace. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number : AC77-17 Collection : Inventory of the Department of Employment and the...
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Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-356 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Department of Water Resources
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Description : Illustrates the Department of Forestry's various different methods of responses to wildfires.   Dispatch center as well as ground and aerial fire fighting are also demonstrated.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm  Call Number : 2015-154  Digitized by  California Revealed .
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Department of Fish and Game
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Description: Documents the events surrounding the oil spill off Santa Barbara's coast. This oil spill led to subsequent environmental protection legislation. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number : F3498 Collection: Inventory of the Fish and Game Records Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California State University, San Marcos
by Amoaku, Komla
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape 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 agreements, donor...
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A 9-minute film documenting the aftermath of an explosion that occurred on a freight train transporting Vietnam War-era bombs in Roseville, California. Footage includes aerial and ground views of the damage of the explosion and the resulting fires.  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...
Topics: Explosions--California--Roseville, Railroad Trains--California--Roseville, Roseville (Calif.),...
Description : A promotional film about the economy of Sacramento, shows many street scenes aerial shots from around downtown and the Sacramento region. Call Number : 2005/054/2558 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, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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Description : Photocopy of a newspaper article titled, 'X' marks spot after planes leave Grand Central" Source : 1 Page of 1: Newspaper Digitized by California Revealed .
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San Diego Air and Space Museum
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The San Diego Air and Space Museum celebrates aviation and space flight history and technology. Contact Information: San Diego Air and Space Museum 2001 Pan American Plaza San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 234-8291 Phone (619) 233-4526 Fax Email
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA- TV, Biondi, Vic
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Note : Some silent sections. Description : A nineteen minute film containing mostly raw footage of a Vietnam War protest in Oakland, California which was recorded by KCRA-TV,Sacramento. It includes part of a news report by Vic Biondi of KCRA News. The film also highlights a mass of protesters blockading the Oakland Induction Center and attempting to blockade the streets as police escort inductees. Singer Joan Baez is seen singing to the protesters and is one of many who are arrested. A portion...
Topics: Baez, Joan, Draft--United States, Vietnam War, 1961 -1975--Protest Movements--California--Oakland,...
University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections
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Description : The film shows men and women packing pears at the Sacramento River Association. There are also scenes of pears being loaded onto the Pacific Fruit Express. Lug labels for the following brands can be seen: American Beauty, Capital Pak, Gold Crest, River Boy, and Royal Gold. Three quarters of the way through the film, the location changes to Nevada County. Footage includes an area several miles outside of Red Dog and You Bet. The film ends with scenes of the Nevada County Narrow...
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Fresno County Public Library
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Additional Title : Coalinga Earthquake May 1983 Part 2 Description : This is video footage taken after the Coalinga Earthquake of 1983. This earthquake was devastating to the Fresno County town of Coalinga. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape 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,...
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Additional Title:  Embracing a complete directory of residents in the counties of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Tehama, and Yuba Description: Listed by town, with residents listed alphabetically. Contains many advertisements for businesses within the region covered. Source :  428 Pages of 428 : Book ( 22 cm. ) Call Number : CR 917.943 M Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Micheals, Spencer
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:38 after bars and tone and black. Some segments are silent. Description : A 21-minute film shot by Sacramento's KCRA-TV that documents the Black Panther protest at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The film also captures the subsequent police detention of many Black Panther members at a Union 76 gas station across from the Hubacher Cadillac dealership. The Mulford Bill, which sparked the protest, forbid carrying loaded weapons in public. KCRA...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Capitols -- California -- Sacramento, Firearms -- Law and Legislation --...
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
by Barr, Arthur
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Additional Title : Indians of California Part I Series Title : California Indian Life Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Arthur Barr. The copyright holder has given the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 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...
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University of California, San Diego, Library
by US Navy: SeaLab III Command Information Bureau
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Alternative Title : 100 fathoms deep Description : SeaLab III was a 1968 Navy experiment in which five diving teams of eight aquanauts lived for a 12-day period in a sea-floor habitat placed at a depth of 620 feet off San Clemente Island, California. This experiment was also called the Deep Submergence Systems Project. This film describes the SeaLab III project. It includes footage of the SeaLab habitat being lifted from the deck of a ship and deployed at sea. It shows divers working underwater...
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Orange County Archives
by Rick Spalla Video Productions
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Additional Title : Knott's Berry farm Reel # 37 Description : A short news package higlighing the opening of the John Wayne Thestre at Knott's Berry Farm. John Wayne, Walter Knott and Govenor Ronald Reagan all appear in the clip. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : KBF 37 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Orange County Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright...
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Description : This film was shot at President John F. Kennedy's appearance at the University of California, Berkeley Charter Day, March 23, 1962 at which he was awarded an honorary LLD degree. The film begins with many shots of the crowd filling Memorial Stadium. The academic procession enters--class representatives, faculty, Regents, R.O.T.C. honor guard, President Kennedy and officials. Several people make introductory remarks. President Kennedy is awarded an honorary law degree. Kennedy...
Topics: University of California, Berkeley--History--1961-1970, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald),...
Description: Fundraising speech by Governor Ronald Reagan held at the Veterans' Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa on October 25, 1967. The fee for attending the fundraiser at the time was $100. Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape Call Number: C125 Collection: Inventory of the Ronald Reagan Papers Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California: Office of Emergency Services
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Description : The Hanley Fire took place in Calistoga in Napa County in 1964 and burned over 50,000 acres. This silent film documents that fire. This film appears to have been taken by the California Highway Patrol. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 92-12-05 Collection : Inventory of the Records of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services . Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
by Western Dir. Co.
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Description : Glendale City directory. 1923 Source : 425 Pages of 425: Book (10 x 7 in.) Call Number:  917.9493 G 1923 Digitized by California Revealed .
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University of California, San Diego, Library
by National Science Foundation
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Description : This film depicts the work of D/V Glomar Challenger on the NSF sponsored Deep Sea Drilling Project. The film includes footage of drilling operations and cores and describes the theory of sea floor spreading. The D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) mission was the coring of deep ocean sediments in waters of twenty thousand deep in the oceans of the world. The mission was broken up into cruises or legs, each lasting about two months. Film shows ship activity, the computer that was used,...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title : Politics '66 motion picture films Description : Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate for governor of California, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees four days before the election. Shermer L. Sibley, president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Reagan. Actor Chuck Connors is on the stage as Reagan's guest. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees...
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Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Yuen, Hoh-Kun (H.K.)
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Description : Sermons and speeches by Dr. King - some excerpts - [KPFA broadcasts]. Reel also includes an interview with Huey P. Newton from his cell at the Alameda County Courthouse. Note : There is a slight high pitched squeal throughout Parts 1 and 2 recorded in the original tape. Last 4 minutes of Part 5 are silent. Collection Guide : H.K. Yuen Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents and KPFA. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
by Alaska Packers Association
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Description : Footage of the Alaska Packers Fleet and the Star Fleet, circa 1909-1918. Call Number : P79-179 (SAFR 14965) Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 35mm Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : Harold Huycke motion picture film of C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) restoration. Reel 1: Hood Canal to Maritime Shipyard, Tugboat Titan and schooner C.A. Thayer. Reel 2: New stern, stepping masts, painting ship's name, and Maritime Shipyard to Winslow. Reel 3: Winslow rigging to sea, sternwork, sailing return voyage to San Francisco. Reel 4: Deckhands at work and on rigging, sailing, lowering sails, arriving in San Francisco. Reel 5: Arrival in San Francisco assisted by...
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Permanente Metals Corp., Kaiser Company, Inc.; Kaiser Cargo Inc.
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Description : Here is presented the human and production spectacle of the Richmond Shipyards and their part in the origin of victory. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Motion Picture 600 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...
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by Employment Development Dept.-Public Affairs Branch
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Description : Governor Reagan regularly filmed these prepared statements on the status of events, from his perspective, in Sacramento and sent those films to television stations throughout the state for broadcast. This proved controversial as Democrats in the State Legislature often argued for equal time as they argued these were often partisan broadcasts and merited "time" under FCC rules and regulations. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : 2006-013 Collection :Employment...
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Description : The first program features a group of honorary scholastic students at Jesuit High School in Sacramento. It was taped on location in one of the studios of Channel 10. Labels on the videotape indicate that this tape concerns the College of Marin, 19 December 1973. While there is no introductory slate, Reagan's spoken introduction states it to be Jesuit High. There is no confirmation of the date on the label. A public safety announcement (PSA) about seat belts precedes the main...
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Computer History Museum
by Computer History Museum
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Accession Number : 102695051 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Computer History Museum. 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 agreements,...
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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
by Western Dir. Co.
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Description : Glendale City directory. 1922 Source : 336 Pages of 336: Book (10 x 7 in.) Call Number: 917.9493 G 1922 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Stanford University, Special Collections and University Archives
by Ampex Corporation
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Ampex Corporation Records Item Identification : M1230_s3_346 Rights : Rights are owned by Stanford University Libraries. All Rights Reserved. This includes all rights now in existence or which may hereafter come into existence in the Ampex Historical Collection, including but not limited to print, audio, electronic, video, CD ROM, photographic, digital and film, and all revenues deriving from copyright exploitation.   This work is protected by...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 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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Coronado Public Library
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The mission of the Coronado Public Library is to  acquire  and make available a collection of books, audio-visual, and other library an d information resources to meet the informational, recreational,  and cultural needs of the community and to actively promote reading, life-long learning, and the pursuit of knowledge. Contact Information : Coronado Public Library 640 Orange Ave Coronado, CA  92118 Telephone: ( 619) 522-7390 Email: consult...
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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 University, San Marcos
by Amoaku, Komla
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape 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 agreements, donor...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Rutland, Ginger
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : Two films totaling 38 minutes, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. The films contain clips related to the Oak Park area of Sacramento. It highlights several aspects regarding Oak Park, including neighborhood disturbances, Sacramento Unified School District meetings regarding busing, and interviews with children at Caleb Greenwood School who are bused there. The film also contains footage of Sacramento Mayor with Black Panther leader Charles...
Topics: Black Panther Party -- California -- Sacramento, Brunson, Charles, Busing for School Integration --...
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...
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