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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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Museum of Performance and Design
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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
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
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Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : San Francisco State University English professor and leader in the faculty strike of 1969; hired by SFSU in the fall of 1964; describes SFSU in the 1960s as a "liberal teacher's dream"; details his leadership of the SFSU faculty strike, its development, and its legacies. Collection Guide : Eric Solomon Oral History Transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul...
Topics: californialightandsound, Carroll, Peter, Solomon, Eric, 1928-, San Francisco State College--Student...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Peak, Penny; Freidman, Jeff
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Description : Circle the earth is Anna Halprin's contemporary dance healing ritual, created to challenge HIV and other life-threatening illnesses. 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 materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Circle the earth (Choreographic work:...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Napa County Historical Society
by Napa County Historical Society
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Additional Title : Audiotape #143 Description : Oral history interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Napa County Historical Society. Copyright Holder has 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral history--California--Napa County., Ranches California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Lanny Pinola contributes special knowledge of the male and female forms of the Feather dance. He also contributes his experience of culture context for the Feather dance including appropriate songs and vocal signaling systems, use and crafting of the clapper stick, evolution of costuming, and additional decorative elements. He also contributes his experiences on honoring teachers, dance leaders and the land from a Native-American perspective. Additional Description : Interview...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Indians of North America--costumes and...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Recollections by Ray and Irene Brown, residents of Inyo County, specifically Bishop, California. Stories included relate to Owens Valley cattle and alfalfa ranching, mining history in the White Mountains and Inyo Mountains, townsites of Laws, Chalfant and Benton, Crowley Lake Dam construction and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Narrow Gauge Railroad, and Paiute Indians in Benton area. Call Number : 2014_CAVPP_.21.1-6 OH 134 Rights : Rights are owned by the...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Agriculture--California, Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept....
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Oral interview with John Eaton, born 1920, in Los Angeles, California. John Eaton is the son of Fred Eaton, who was principal superintendent of the Los Angeles City Water Company,and later served as Mayor for the City of Los Angeles, from 1898--1900. He worked closely with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Chief Engineer William Mulholland to create and develop the Los Angeles Aqueduct, completed in 1913. Stories included relate to the relationship between William...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Los Angeles (Calif.), Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : San Francisco State University professor and leader in the faculty strike of 1969; describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at SFSU in 1952-1968; and offers a detailed look into his role as leader of the San Francisco State faculty strike. Collection Guide : Arthur K. Bierman Oral History Rights : Copyrighted....
Topics: californialightandsound, Carroll, Peter, Bierman, A. K. (Arthur Kalmer), 1923-, San Francisco State...
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by 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
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Oral interview of Mary DeDecker, born in 1909, in Oklahoma. Stories included relate to DeDecker's years in Independence, marriage to Paul DeDecker, and raising her family in the Owens Valley. Also, her community activism in relation to the Owens Valley Committee and Inyo County water issues, formation and accomplishments of the Bristlecone Chapter of the California Native Plant Society, and issues surrounding the Japanese and Chinese in the Owens Valley. Additionally, DeDecker...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral History, California, Eastern, Asian Americans--History, Japanese...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of Southern California, USC Libraries, Special Collections
by Tepper, Sheila
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Note : Tone in beginning. Program begins at 00:00:37 Series Title : Backstage L.A. Description : "Backstage LA" and "Backstage California" were weekly radio programs of in-depth interviews between artists of all disciplines, scholars, critics, and others exploring issues in the arts and humanities. In this show, Dorothy Crawford hosts a Tribute to Roger Wagner, who had died several weeks earlier. Robert Wagner was a conductor who became a preeminent choral music figure...
Topics: californialightandsound, Musicians--Biography, Wagner, Robert, 1915-2008, Interview, Los Angeles...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Lambda Archives of San Diego
by Nobiletti, Frank
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Note : Part 3 levels drop gradually from 00:35:00 to end. Part 4 levels drop gradually for first five minutes then come back up. Description : Bernie Michels is one of The Center’s founders. With Jess Jessop, he called the very first meetings of the Planning Committee in 1972, and later became Executive Director of the committee. About 1967, Bernie slowly began exploring his sexual orientation, coming out fully when he started attending early meetings of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) in Los...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by 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
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Recollections of Pearl Williams Budke, date of birth unknown. Stories include early life the Owens Valley with Mother Clara Goodale, a Bishop Paiute and Grandfather George Symmes of Independence. Also included, stories of growing up at Fort Independence, Manzanar War Relocation Center, experiences as a child with public education, Coso Hot Springs, Saline Valley, the Goodale family, teaching Paiute children, and Owens Valley Paiute plants, medicines, ranching, and farming. Call...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Indians of North America--California,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
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Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : President, Bay Area Typographical Union (BATU) Local 21, 1969-1987; born in 1929, Olson moved from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 1939; worked on Treasure Island during World's Fair; joined ILWU in early 1940s; joined BATU Local 21 in 1951 and elected president in 1969; describes the anti-Hearst newspaper strike of 1968; San Rafael Independent Journal strike, ca. 1970s; the shrinking number of newspapers, 1970s-1980s; and the impact of new...
Topics: californialightandsound, Labor leaders--California--Interviews, Labor unions--California--History,...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Bay Area video artist/filmmaker/poet/educator/activist Marlon Riggs introduces his newest film, "Color Adjustment," and representations of African Americans on television. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2042 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American motion picture producers and directors--Interviews,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
History San José
by San Jose Historical Museum Association
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Description : Theron Fox had a long career in newspaper, radio and publishing in San Jose, as well as being an essential force in the San Jose Historical Museum. Fox was interested in magic and was editor of magic magazine "The Bat" for 17 years, as well as Secretary of the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians. The wide-ranging interview covers his experiences during World War I and World War II, local San Jose politics, and life in San Jose. He also covers his family history as a...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
by Ferrero, Pat
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Description : Original program notes: Recasting History: Where Holiness Resides | Saturday, April 11 | 4PM | 1992 | Audio tape | 60 minutes Producer: Pat Ferrero Malcolm Margolin, Dr. Henri Mann, Frank LaPena & Reverend Michael Merriman In Native belief, the earth and everything on it are considered sentient. People are made of the same material, blessed with the same kind of spirit as are animals, plants, rivers, and mountains. For people who have lived on the same land for thousands of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Margolin, Malcolm, Mann, Henri, LaPena, Frank R., Merriman, Michael
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : Interview with longtime resident and business owner, Harmon "Bud" Day. Bud discusses moving to Claremont as a boy and his time growing up in the city. Bud worked for the post office for several years before starting Bud's Bike Shop in the Claremont Village, which he ran for many years. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
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Note : Heavy distortion from 00:1:40 - 00:02:00 followed by silence/static from 00:02:10 - 00:02:20 in part 1. Description : Recollections by Jim Birchim, born September 3, 1923, resident of Round Valley, Bishop and Big Pine. Included are stories related to early days at Birchim Ranch in Round Valley and ranching in Owens Valley, mining in the Eastern Sierra, packing and packers of the Eastern Sierra, specifically Mammoth Lakes area, tourists and resorts at Tom's Place and Mammoth Lakes, and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--California, California, Eastern,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Interview begins at 00:00:21. Description : Graduated from UCLA in 1939. School days. Fire Dept. stories Halloween tales. School friends and memories. Principal, Miss Trusket West Bishop school. Schools: Irving, Sunland, Riverside and Round Velley. Chipmonk Canyon Bootleggers: Fats Camel, Pro Highs, Week George, Slim Burke Black Rock Mine. Selling water for sheep and cattle. Yellow Jacket sold water also Homesteaded, Paradise (Sherwin Grade) Mahalas, Indian...
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
George Washington University Libraries
by Jerome T. Barrett
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Oral history interviews with Bernie Delury, conducted July 15, 1992 by Jerome T. Barrett. LAC0007: Jerome T. Barrett Collection, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The finding aid to this collection can be found at https://library.gwu.edu/ead/lac0007.xml . Digital copies created from cassette tapes.
Topics: Federal Mediation and Concilation Service, LAC0007
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Interview begins at 00:00:23; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OH 221 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Note : Interview begins at 00:01:38 after intro. Description : Youngest daughter of Charles E. Clevenger, Claremont's first town marshal. Kathy reminisces with her sister Elsie C. Findlay. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : Interview with Nellie Guiterrez Villanueva conducted at the 20 Year celebration of the establishment of the El Barrio Park. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sausalito Historical Society
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Description : Oral history of Robin Sweeny by interviewer Betsy Kraemer. Robin is a long-term resident of Sausalito and was very active in Sausalito government, serving on the City Council and as mayor. She talks about development projects in the city, Sally Stanford, and being a woman on the council. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sausalito Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topics: californialightandsound, Political participation--California, Documentary, Sausalito (Calif.)
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times; High background noise on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Description : "Tape 1 Side A  pp. 1-20 Martha Austin (maiden name Taylor) was born in Los Angeles in 191 3 and came to the Owens Valley in 1920. The family settled at Hogback Creek, and Martha attended school at George's Creek. She recalls other families and their ranches in the area, including Indians from the Shepherd family. Her grandparents (named Fox) had...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Relevant to airflight and use of airplanes in the Owens Valley and Eastern Sierra region, including use in mountain rescue efforts, fire spotting, aerial snow surveys, and recreation. Mr. White's flying service was created in 1944. Many personal anecdotes about hauling pet mules, noteable celebrities, and flying fisherman and their supplies into the back country. Call Number : ECM OH 207d Rights : Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral history
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : An earthquake workshop given by Hartman and Marks in May, 1992. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Oral interview with George Clarkson, born 1929, in Bishop, California. Stories relate to Mr. Clarkson's father's employment with Southern Sierras Power Company, early ranching life in the Owens Valley, specificlaly Alfalfa ranching, the Narrow Gauge Railroad, the founding of the Spark Plug Mine and other mining ventures located in the White Mountains, bootleggers at Yellow Jacket Springs, and anecdotes about local characters including Dutch Pete and Richie Conway. Call Number :...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Agriculture--California, Railroad travel--California,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
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Note : Right channel recorded at lower level for much of program and occasionally drops out entirely. Gap in program in Part 3 from 00:31:54-00:32:26 with heavy buzzing during this section. Description : Throughout 1992, the Columbus Quincentennial, Headlands programing focused on the theme of Cultural Encounters. This program examined the question of discovery and conquest, bringing together Native and non-Native thinkers, artists, environmentalists, and activists to discuss contrasting views...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio tape
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Note : Section of silence from 00:15:05 to 00:15:15. Description : Interview with Esperanza Candelas conducted at the opening of El Barrio Park in Claremont on October 4, 1992. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Note : Interview with Jose Rubio begins at 00:02:42. High background noise throughout. Description : Interview with Jose Rubio conducted at the 20 year celebration of the establishment of El Barrio Park on October 4th, 1992. Rubio discusses his time working at the Padua Hills Theater and the importance of the park for the Mexican Community. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape. Description : Born in 1910. Lived in Diaz Lake. The Diaz School and Diaz Lake - 1917 Early Lone Pine - 1920. Early Lone Pine ranches. Early Keeler. Chinese in Keeler Owens Lake with water. The Bartlett soda plant in 20's. The making of soda ash - working in the plants Mining at Darwin. Owens Valley water war, 1920- 1930. Starting television in Lone Pine. Working at Manzanar Relocation Center. Trucking for mining company. Talc mining. The Modoc Mine. The Salt...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : High amount of hiss as on original tape. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born January 14, 1913 in Florin, California to a farming family that eventually owned fifty acres. As a child Percy experienced racism attending a segregated public school for Niseis and being taunted by racial epithets. Yet he formed strong bonds of friendships with several Caucasians, before, during and after WWII. One such a friend was...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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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
Note : Ends abruptly. Description : Oral argument by attorneys before the California Supreme Court on April 7, 1992, concerning whether the defendant, charged with multiple crimes, had not had effective legal representation, in violation of his constitutional rights. Courts in federal and other state jurisdictions followed the court's rulings in this case 18 times during the period 1992-2013. Additional Description : In re Alvernaz (1992) 2 Cal. 4th 924 (Citation); Label on tape: "4-7-92,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Right to counsel, Criminal law--California--Cases, California. Supreme...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Description : Born: Brea, Ca 1923 Tape 1 Father employed at Gorge, 1924, for Edison (Jack Blair) Moved back to Brea. 1929 moved back to Bishop. Cloudburst in Bishop Creek Area Parents: Howard and Alice Pearson. Sisters: Hallie and Cora Lee (aka Cokie). Father employed by DWP at East Portal, 1935 as Pump repair man. Camped at Alpers Ranch. Shaft 1 and 2 and West Portal Wintered at Arcularius Ranch Crestview school, 25 students....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape: All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OH313 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : An oral history interview with Monsignor Barry, Pastor of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Claremont. Reverend Barry speaks about his background, his career, and major issues his faced while serving as reverend in Claremont. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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 : Parts out of order - Interview begins in part 2, then part 1, then part 3. English transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born May 20, 1902 to a farm family. After her basic education, she took up sewing as an art form and also practiced calligraphy. She married Toshihiko Nishimi who worked in an arts and antiques company in Los Angeles. They were married in January 1924, just prior to passage of the Immigration...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatic Bibliomania Society
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Audio recording of numismatic literature symposium held at the 1992 ANA Convention in Orlando. Speaking are John Adams (first 20 minutes, on research related to the Happy While United medal), Q. David Bowers (10 minutes, on the history of collecting numismatic literature and other topics), and Eric Newman (on Newman library acquisitions, and the need for indexes of numismatic literature). See also  The Asylum , Fall 1992 (vol. 10, no. 4) for further coverage of this event. Audio quality is...
Topic: Numismatics
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with past President of the Yolo County Farm Bureau and pat member of the California Farm Bureau board of directors, J. Bernell Harlan, Sr. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; All parts cut off at the end. Description : Born 1909 in Bishop. Parents had ranch in Sunland George Creek ( Pittsburg place). Riding narrow gauge train Gardens to produce family needs. Making clabber, whey and cottage cheese Inyo Creamery. Truck peddling produce. Clothing. Root cellar. Building a house Canals and ditches Milking cows. Sunland families (Larson, Pettison, Schober). Sunland School - teacher, Mrs. Kelso. Manners...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Note: Right channel level was recorded significantly lower than Left on tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Program was recorded in Left channel only on tape Series Title: Family Farming and Community in the Livingston Area Oral History Project Description: The History of Family Farming and Community in the Livingston Area Oral History Project documents the small farming communities and Japanese agricultural colonies of Yamato and Cortez...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number:  ECM,OH 124 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 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 Amount of Hiss on Tape; Speed fluctuation at end of program on tape Series Title: Family Farming and Community in the Livingston Area Oral History Project Description: The History of Family Farming and Community in the Livingston Area Oral History Project documents the small farming communities and Japanese agricultural colonies of Yamato and Cortez in Livingston, California. Intended to be a Japanese Christian utopia by the founder, Kyutaro Abiko, the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Original program notes: Seeing Us as You Would Like Us to Be: Tourism and Encounters with Others, Sat March 7 4PM | 1992, Dean MacCannell, Hartman Lomawaima & Janeen Antoine. For survival, many Native artists are forced to manufacture works for the tastes of an ever increasing tourist trade. What is the relation of these goods to works produced in a tribal context? How has the modern market of museums, collectors, and tourists effected how Indians represent themselves? Given...
Topics: californialightandsound, MacCannell, Dean, Lomawaima, Hartman, Antoine, Janeen
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OHlll Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OH 151 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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,...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times; High background on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number:  ECM,OH 243 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Low audio levels as on tape. David Gardner speech begins 00:12:20, ends 00:31:12 (Part 1). Description : David Gardener receives an honorary degree and delivers the commencement speech for the new graduates and future educators. Call Number : Tape 2 / Drawer 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Napa County Historical Society
by Doud, Jess; Smith, Robert
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Note : Ends abruptly. Additional Title : Audiotape #149 Description : Oral history interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Napa County Historical Society. Copyright Holder has 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Adobe houses--California.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Humboldt State University Library
by 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
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident H. Yamauchi, focusing on experiences during internment from 1942 to 1945. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Japanese American Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; Program distorted at times; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number : ECM,OH 117 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Part 4 and part 9 speed up significantly toward the end. Ends abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born March 9, 1927 in Sacramento, California. He was interned at Pinedale Assembly Center and Poston, Arizona Relocation Center. Source : 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette Call Number : TC475 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number:  ECM,OH231 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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,...
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Early American Coppers
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Eric Streiner speaks at the 1992 Early American Coppers (EAC) convention Education Forum, held April 3, 1992 in St. Louis. Streiner answers audience questions regarding his purchase of large cents from the Ted Naftzger collection. Audio quality is fair, some of the questions are unclear, while audio of the responses is better.  After Streiner, the first few minutes of Denis Loring's presentation on proof large cents follows. EAC member Mike Packard commented on Streiner's talk in Penny-Wise ,...
Topic: Numismatics
Note : Distortion as on original tape. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Petaluma Museum Historical Library & Museum. 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, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatic Bibliomania Society
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Audio recording of the Q&A session of the numismatic literature symposium held at the 1992 ANA in Orlando. Speakers are John Adams, Q. David Bowers, Al Hoch, Eric Newman. Audio quality is poor and many portions are unintelligible.
Topic: Numismatics
Note: : Hiss and distortion as on original tape. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Petaluma Museum Historical Library & Museum. 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, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Whittier Museum
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Description :  Arnold Collins discusses the Strong House in Whittier, owned by Harriet Russell Strong, a prominent walnut rancher in early Whittier. He restored the house after buying it in 1970 as a teardown . Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Description : Wallace Pond talks about Irvington when he arrived with his parents and siblings in 1921. His father was a pharmacist Wallace describes Irvington through rich descriptions and stories. He also talks about the main roads of Fremont. Call Number : 2007.39.160.41 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number:  ECM,OH216; , ECM,OH218 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident, Tim Yoshimiya, focusing on his experiences during internment from 1942 to 1945. Series Title :Friends of the Yolo County Archives Japanese American Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident Anna Yamauchi, focusing on her experiences during internment from 1942 to 1945. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Japanese American Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Napa County Historical Society
by Napa County Historical Society
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Note : Difficult to hear some of the background speakers. Content ends abruptly. Additional Title : Audiotape #152 Description : Speech/presentation Additional Description : Note on original label: "NCHS - Ruth E. Marra, Methodist Church. Nov. 1, 1992. Napa Collegiate Institute (1860-1885) Etc." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Napa County Historical Society. Copyright Holder has permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Napa County (Calif.)--History, Local., California Community Colleges
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 English and Japanese. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei male, born in Manlove, California on November 15, 1916. His father retired from the Japanese army and emigrated to America but was not a succcessful wage earner. In 1924, at age eight, Minoru was taken to Japan by his mother with two other siblings to be raised by his maternal grandparents. Minoru returned to the United States in 1934, at age...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
History San José
by San Jose Historical Museum Association
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Description : McKay ran a publishing press in San Jose and his interview documents the history of the printing business in San Jose in the 20th century, as well as his work publishing local history books and collecting local history. One side of McKay's family (the Barters) came to California by covered wagon in 1853 from Illinois; the other side emigrated from Scotland via Canada and Michigan. Part 3 touches on the development of the Peralta Adobe in downtown San Jose. Interviewed by Patricia...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident Clarence Kimura, focusing on his experiences during internment during World War II. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Japanese American Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Petaluma Historic Library and Museum
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Note : Distortion and hum as on original tape. In part 1 levels are low from 00:22:00 - end. Part 2 has low levels throughout; Left channel lowers at 00:13:30. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Petaluma Museum Historical Library & Museum. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
History San José
by San Jose Historical Museum Association
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Description : DeVincenzi was a professor of art at San Jose State University. His interview covers his Italian family's background (his father was the last of nine children to leave a small town in Genoa in the 1890s), the Italian community of San Jose, his musical and teaching career, and his work as one of the founding members of the Italian American Heritage Foundation and one of the guiding figures of the local art scene. Transcript available Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette