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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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Humboldt State University Library
Aug 25, 1992 Murphy, Donald; Webb, Gordon
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Note : Part 5 content ends at 00:46:30 Series Title : Pacific Coast Trawl Fishing Industry Oral History Project Description : This collection of oral interviews focus on the development and history of the Pacific Coast trawl fishing industry. The interviews are with retired trawl fishermen living in northern California and Oregon who participated in the great growth and expansion of this fishery between the 1930s and 1980s. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Humboldt State University....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives
Aug 1, 1992 McCaffery, Larry
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Note : Voices recorded at low level, especially in Part 3. Description : McCaffery was a well-known postmodern literary critic and professor at SDSU. He interviewed David Antin, a respected American poet and performance artist who taught at UC San Diego and mentored several local photographers. Antin still lives in San Diego. Collection : Larry McCaffery Papers Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by David Antin and Larry McCaffery. Copyright holders have given San Diego State University,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Poets, American--California--Interviews
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
Feb 24, 1992 Moore, Barbara
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Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore about Nellie Bly in the Eastern Sierra. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Jan 10, 1992 McGhee, Brownie
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Note : Background noise and hiss as on original tape. Begins and ends abruptly. Description : Side A description: Silence [00:00]; Piano playing [00:06]; Singing negro national anthem, "Lift every voice and sing" [08:44]; Father's claim that Columbus did not discovery America [10:55]; Father's cursing [11:42]; Father's claim that most Black folk songs are not Black [12:06]; Discusses song, "Careless love," old brothel ballad [12:57]; Discusses song, "Easter parade"...
Topics: californialightandsound, McGhee, Brownie
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore. She taught the class Settling the Eastern Sierras in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. from 1991 - 1997. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Native Americans
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore. She taught the class Settling the Eastern Sierras in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. from 1991 - 1997. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore. She taught the class Settling the Eastern Sierras in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. from 1991 - 1997. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore. She taught the class Settling the Eastern Sierras in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. from 1991 - 1997. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
Museum of Performance and Design
1992 Mullen, Dennis
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Description : Rumsey talks about his career in dance administration. He was the company manager, as well as the touring and booking manager of the San Francisco Ballet. He also worked as general manager of the Kansas City ballet and executive director of the Milwaukee Ballet. He was appointed assistant director of the San Francisco Arts Commission in 1987. He also taught arts administration. Erik Bruhn, Moira Shearer, Tomm Ruud, Helgi Tomasson, Richard LeBlond, Michael Smuin, Lew Christensen,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dance companies, Arts--Management, Rumsey,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Lecture by Barbara Moore. She taught the class Settling the Eastern Sierras in Mammoth Lakes, Ca. from 1991 - 1997. Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Microcassette
Museum of Performance and Design
1992 Murota, Carol
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Description : Ruth Hatfield, a modern dancer, choreographer and dance educator, talks about her life and career in dance. Martha Graham, Anna Halprin, Hanya Holm, Louis Horst, Doris Humphrey, Nik Krevitsky, Jose Limon, Gertrude Lippincott, and Bernice Van Gelder are some of the people Hatfield talks about. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dance--Study and teaching, Dance teachers,...
Source: 13 Tapes of 13: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
1992 McGhee, Brownie
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Note : Background noise and hiss as on original tape. Begins and ends abruptly. Description : Side A description: Sister working for family [00:00]; Sister moves to live with mother in New York [00:33]; Brownie's alley [01:08]; Graduation from high school [01:32]; Participation in church activities, religious schooling [02:27]; Leaves the Baptist church [06:50]; Fulbright program and polio surgery [07:48]; Brownie and brother move in with aunt in 1929 [09:36]; Mother's death [10:41]; Living...
Topics: californialightandsound, McGhee, Brownie
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette