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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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Vermont Railroads Collection
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Central Vermont locomotive 5810 on turntable, with repair shop in the background.
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroad repair shops, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Mr. Meza-Overstreet (far left) posing with his Grade six students for a classroom photo at Malabar Street Elementary School. Circa 1992. This image was provided by Mark Overstreet and the Malabar Elementary Centennial Committee for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Meza-Overstreet, Mark, Elementary...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Charles Stuart Kennedy, Thomas Carlyle Jones
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Oral history of Thomas Carlyle Jones, chief of Veterinary Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and a leading force in the establishment of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Recorded March 17, 1992.
Topics: oral history, T.C. Jones, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, veterinary medicine, veterinary...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Charles Stuart Kennedy, Sharon Weiss
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Oral History of Sharon Weiss, MD, assistant chair and then chair of Soft Tissue Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Recorded March 16, 1992.
Topics: pathology, oral history, soft tissue pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, AFIP
Mountain View Public Library
by Bonne, S.; Peninsula Times Tribune
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Description : This martian sculpture was part of an exhibit located in the Civic Center Plaza called "Plaza Art '92." Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph  Call Number : phl a02 3 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Storefront Façade
by James Keyden Cathcart, Frank Fantauzzi,Terrence Van Elslander
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In  Unprojected Habit , James Keyden Cathcart, Frank Fantauzzi and Terrence Van Elslander installed five functioning portable toilets directly into Storefront’s facade. Normally used at construction sites and fairgrounds, these prefabricated metal units were accessible from the street, while their bodies, together with the fragments of the removed facade, projected into the exhibition space. The role of the gallery was inverted: the general public became the user/ viewer, while the...
Topic: Unprojected Habit
Mountain View Public Library
by Peninsula Times Tribune
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Description : The Castro Street Bar and Grill opened in the early 1990s. located at 174 Castro Street, the restaurant shares the same bar and some of the same kitchen facilities as neighboring Tien Fu. The Castro Street Bar and Grill occupies the former site of Andy's Chinese Restaurant--a longtime Mountain View establishment. 5 - Image no. 5: Chez Yvonne was opened in 1949 by Yvonne Frelier and her son, Roger Frelier. The site at 1854 West El Camino Real was originally opened as Charlotte's, a...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Santa Fe Springs City Library
by Yarwood, Thomas
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Description: Aztec dancers kneel on stage as one blows into a conch shell during their performance. A performer on the far right hits a large drum during the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Neighborhood Center. Source:  1 Page of 1: Photograph ( 1.5 x 1  in.) Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 1992 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 31, 1992 Pressure Buildings and Blackouts  is Mark West's site-specific installation that engages with Storefront’s gallery space, its façade, and the street. Employing a technique in casting concrete with tension membranes, West created a series of sensual, organic concrete forms that extended onto the street via specially-carved openings in the gallery’s façade. These experiments allude to an entirely new, unexplored territory of...
Topics: Installation, Façade, Street, Membrane, Concrete, Organic, Drawings, Collages, Photographs
Mountain View Public Library
by Mountain View Voice
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Description : Named "Ibis" located in lobby of City Hall. November, 1992. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 x 12.5 cm.) Call Number : PHA B02 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Storefront Façade
by Jan Kaplicky,Amanda Levete
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Headed by Jan Kaplicky and Amanda Levete, London-based architecture practice Future Systems explored the application of advanced and adaptive technology in architecture. Influenced by the automotive, marine, aviation and space industries, Future Systems envisaged a new generation of ecological architecture defined by its versatility, efficiency and performance. Merging technology with organicism, their projects utilized advanced industrial materials such as satinised light-reflectors, PVC...
Topic: Future Systems
Santa Fe Springs City Library
by Yarwood, Thomas
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Description: A singer performs with a microphone during the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Neighborhood Center. Source:  1 Page of 1: Photograph ( 1.5 x 1  in.) Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Central Vermont Railway caboose 4014
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Cabooses (Railroads)
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Fresno County Public Library
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Series Title : Shades of Fresno Collection Description : Making Kufte meatballs with Bulghur. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph(5.5 x 7 cm.) Call Number : 98-06-058 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Santa Fe Springs City Library
by Yarwood, Thomas
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Description: A group of Aztec dancers in ceremonial dress circle the stage during the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Neighborhood Center. Source:  1 Page of 1: Photograph ( 1.5 x 1  in.) Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
SATURDAY MARCH 21, 1992 – SATURDAY APRIL 25, 1992 Memory of the Future  presents two major projects by Austrian architect Gunther Domenig: the Steinhaus in Steindorf and the Funder Factory. The presented materials are drawings, photographs, models, and video documentation of the construction sites. 
Topics: Austrian, Drawings, Photographs, Models, Videos, Construction Site
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_325244 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Vermont Railroads Collection
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The former Brainard station on the Corkscrew Division of the Rutland Railroad, southeast of Albany.
Topics: Railroad stations, New York, Brainard
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Fresno County Public Library
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Series Title : Shades of Fresno Collection Description : Brother in 1992, still a farmer, surveying land for a house. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph(5.5 x 7 cm.) Call Number : 98-06-040 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Mingei International Museum
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Note : Dirt and debris embedded in original. Call Number : B005-4-1001-101-b005-054
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Slide (2 x 2 in.)
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Central Vermont caboose 4045 at convention of the Central Vermont Railway Historical Society.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_316967 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Watsonville Public Library
by Phares, Ana Ventura
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Description : A double wedding. Photo of the brides Ana Ventura Phares and her sister Juana Ventura with their father Leon Ventura at the Federation San Pablo De Colores Hall, 505 San Juan Road in Pajaro/Watsonville, CA. Series Title : Shades of Watsonville Call Number : SWAT-001-019
Topics: californiarevealed, Watsonville (Calif.)--History, Watsonville (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photographic Negative (2 1/2 x 3 in.)
Watsonville Public Library
by Palacios, Esther Carrillo
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Description : Placida Carrillo celebrating their annual Christmas tradition at home with her daughter Esther Carrillo. Series Title : Shades of Watsonville Call Number : SWAT-001-175
Topics: californiarevealed, Watsonville (Calif.)--History, Watsonville (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photographic Negative (2 1/2 x 3 in.)