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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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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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Tales of the Pit River Indians as recounted by anthropologist Jaime de Angulo for KPFA in 1949. Re-edited and produced by Gui de Angulo in 1991. Call Number : BD0018.01 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. 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, californiapreservationservice, Police--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Complaints...
Source: 22 Tapes of 22: 1/4 inch audio tape
Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives
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Description : Werner Erhard discusses EST (Erhard Seminars Training) at a research seminar sponsored by the Center for the Study of New Religious Movements, Graduate Theological Union. The research seminar included 17 other participants, who asked questions and commented on the speakers' remarks. The first half hour of the seminar was not recorded due to a technical difficulty. Tape Label : NRM Seminar, 4-23-81, Werner Erhard Note : Side b of Tape 1 is blank. Beginning of Part 3 (first 7:32) is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Erhard seminars training, EST, an Educational Corporation
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Parts 1-4, 15-16, & 19 are interviews and conversations with Frank Herbert. Parts 5, 6, 20, & 21 are lectures by Frank Herbert. Parts 7 - 14 include Herbert reading aloud with some interaction / discussion with others. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herbert, Frank
Source: 11 Tapes of 11: ⅛ inch audio cassette
Elizabethtown College
by High Library at Elizabethtown College
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Bruno Bettelheim lecture on the "Future of the Family" given at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on March 16, 1976.
Topics: High Library, Elizabethtown College, Bruno Bettelheim, family
California State University, Chico, Meriam Library
by Lee, Hector
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Note : Audio levels are very low and in Left channel only until 00:00:38. Call Number : 2006_64_B09; Tape B9 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California State University, Chico. 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folklore--California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio cassette
Description : Pabasa ng Pasyon (Reading of the Passion) by the Loma Lane-Doublegrove Block Rosary Group (Baldwin Park, California). Call Number : 2003.05-105; 2003.05-106; 2003.05-107; 2003.05-108; 2003.05-109; 2003.05-110 Collection Guide : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA) Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: DAT
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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Concerning John Muir, the Sierra Club, Yosemite Valley, conservation, etc. Collection Guide : Charlotte Mauk Sierra Club papers Call Number : Phonotape 185:1 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Sierra Club, Conservation of natural...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Voice of America (Washington, D.C.)
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Description : Voice of America radio broadcast of interview with Steinbeck, discussing how things have changed since he wrote "The Grapes of Wrath." 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....
Topics: californialightandsound, Authors, American--California--20th Century
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Elizabethtown College
by High Library at Elizabethtown College
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Comedian Dick Gregory's news conference at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on September 29, 1970.
Topics: High Library, Elizabethtown College, Dick Gregory
Corona Public Library
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Note : Audio pauses throughout part 1; part 2 is not Pearl Harbor content.  Description : Radio news broadcasts about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Call Number : C-081 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...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Diego Air and Space Museum
by San Diego Air and Space Museum
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Description : Reel-to-reel tape recording (speed 1 7/8) of San Diego local radio broadcast of the moon landing on 20 July 1969. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by San Diego Air and Space 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...
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Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Periods of static throughout as in original recording. Description :  Allen Ginsberg begins by practicing meditation and then he recites his lyric poem Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Death Chamber. The poem lambastes the government, politics and the president.  Call Number : T1657 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Beat generation--Poetry, Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California Historical Society
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Note : Distortion and radio noises in original recording. Call Number : MS 4136; Audio tape 1 Description : Ham radio transmissions between Peoples Temple members in Guyana and San Francisco, California, intercepted by amateur radio station W6FWX in San Francisco. Jim Jones and other Peoples Temple members discuss the group's supporters and detractors, including Mayor George Moscone and California State Assemblyman Willie Brown, and other issues affecting the group. Note on original label l:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures. Photographs inserted. Appended: copy of...
Topics: californialightandsound, White, Clarence H., 1871-1925, Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, Dixon, Maynard,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : From Richard Nixon's first presidential campaign. Additional Description : Note on original label: Words by - Olivia Hoffman Music by - George Stork, Clarence Fuhrman. 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...
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Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record (45)
Description : Glass performs and researches folk dances from around the world. He has offered workshops in many forms of folk dance throughout the United States for over twenty years between 1976 and 1996. With collaborator Rosemary Hallum, he has also contributed major educational materials for children's movement. These materials still serve as standards in the field of children's movement curricula. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Folk dancing, Movement, Children, Glass,...
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Recording of program produced by Cal Poly's student radio station KCPR, featuring then-Cal Poly student and KCPR DJ, Weird Al Yankovic. [00:24:04] Brian Hackney talks about Jimmy Boyd [00:24:10] Jimmy Boyd - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus [00:27:19] Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby [00:30:51] Ray Conniff - Winter Wonderland [00:33:46] Bing Crosby - Do You Hear What I Hear [00:36:37] Commercials cut out, Brian Hackney discusses Spike Jones [00:37:49] Spike Jones - All I Want For Christmas...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hackney, Brian, Peek, Jerry, Yankovic, Al, 1959-
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Recollections of Kathleen Thompson Norris of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake and fire. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 1684 B Full transcript available 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Norris, Kathleen Thompson, Earthquakes, Fires, Personal narratives, San...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : A series of taped statements and demands given to Pacifica station KPFK in Los Angeles by the S.L.A. (Symbionese Liberation Army), a terrorist group. Eighth tape was delivered on June 7, 1974 and concerns the East 54th Street police shootout. Call Number : BC1866.08 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Blacks--Political activity,...
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interviews with John H. Briones, William E. Colby, Herbert M. Evans and Frank Swett conducted by John M. Jencks and Ernest Lowe for radio station KPFA, Berkeley, 1964. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 3714 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Sierra Club
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
History San José
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Description : Dedication of California Historical Landmark No. 836 plaque commemorating the “Birthplace of Electronics” at the corner of Emerson Street and Channing Avenue, Palo Alto, 20 June 1970, where Lee de Forest developed the first vacuum tube amplifier and oscillator while working for Federal Telegraph Company. Recorded by Noel Porter for the Historical Committee of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers. Part 1: First part of the dedication ceremony held at Old City...
Topics: californialightandsound, Vacuum-tubes--History, Electronic industries--History, Palo Alto (Calif.)
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
Environmental Design Archives
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Description : Talk given by Frank Lloyd Wright to students at the College of Environmental Design; he answers various student questions. 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...
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Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Chico, Meriam Library
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Note : Levels slowly increase over the first minute. Call Number : 2006_64_B21; Tape B21 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California State University, Chico. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio cassette
Description : Dr. Timothy Leary calls into WBAI-FM from La Madrague, Algeria, where he was living in exile with his wife Rosemary Leary in 1970. He acknowledges that his escape from prison and the United States was organized by the Weather Underground and that he is now hiding in Algiers thanks to the assistance of Eldridge Cleaver and the Black Panthers. Leary urges listeners to refuse cooperation with the police or the United States judicial system. Rosemary Leary offers a brief statement at...
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Topics: californialightandsound, The Black Panther Party, The Weather Underground, Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Native Americans discuss their occupation of Alcatraz. Moderated by John Trudell and John Adair. Call Number : BB2309 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Indians of North America--Political...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Renowned beat poet Allen Ginsberg reads selections of his works, including a portion of "Howl." Call Number : BB1893 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Poetry--History and criticism, Trials...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Fullerton, Paulina June & George Pollak Library
by McNelly, Willis E.
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Description : Talk: How to Destroy the World Through Speculative Fiction While Preserving One's Precious Bodily Fluids Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the California State University, Fullerton. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Loyola Marymount University
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Note : Significant amount of static as in original recording. Description : Concert recording. Loyola University Mens' Chorus Spring Chorale with the Mount Singers and the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir. Sonata No. 13 in C Major K. 328 (Mozart); Coronation Anthems (Handel); Sonata No. 1 in E Flat K. 67 (Mozart); Sept Repons Des Tenebrae (Poulenc); Coronation Te Deum (Walton). Series Title : Richard Trame Choral Recordings Collection Guide : Loyola Marymount University Archives" video...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description : Gregory Bateson, renowned anthropologist, social scientist, and cyberneticist, delivered this speech on April 21, 1966 at California State University, Sacramento. Call Number : T1411/T1412 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lectures, Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives
by Program for the Study of New Religious Movements in America
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Description : Diane Louie and Richard Clark discuss their experiences with People's Temple at a research seminar for the Center for the Study of New Religious Movements in America. They led a group of 11 people in an escape on the morning of the mass suicide at Jonestown. The research seminar included 20 other participants, who asked questions and commented on the speakers' remarks. Tape Label : NRM 1/15/81 Collection Guide : Inventory of the Centers and Programs, Center for the Study of New...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, Jones,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Historical Society
by Peoples Temple
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Note : Distortion and static in original recording. Call Number : MS 4136; Audio tape 2 Description : Ham radio transmissions between Peoples Temple members in Guyana and San Francisco, California, intercepted by amateur radio station W6FWX in San Francisco. Much of the conversation is conducted in coded language. Note on original label l: 9:15 PM (Dupe Tape) People's Temple, transcripts of radio communications taken on August 8, 1977 on 14.345 MHz by Amateur Station W6FWX Rights : Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Historical Society
by Toyoshima, Joe
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Description : Sound recording of Joe Toyoshima's 1966 interview with Upton Sinclair in his Monrovia home documenting Sinclair's literary and political career, mostly in Southern California. Notable topics include: Sinclair's role in the Liberty Hill strike in San Pedro and the formation of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California; the End Poverty in California (EPIC) plan and Sinclair's 1934 campaign for governor; the cooperative movement in California; the motion...
Topics: californialightandsound, Strikes and lockouts--California--San Pedro, Political...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Middlebury Special Collections
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This is a digitized archival cassette from the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives. Track 01a : Billy Boy - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 01b : Jim Fisk - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Classification #: LAF18. Dated 1931. Track 02a : Two Brothers (Twa Brothers) - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Classification #: CH049. Dated 04-06-1932....
Topics: Field recordings, Ethnography, Helen Hartness Flanders, New England, Folksongs, Folk Music, Wax...
California State University, Fullerton, Paulina June & George Pollak Library
by McNelly, Willis E.
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Note : High amount of hum throughout, and high frequency intermittently during the last five minutes of program, all recorded on the original tape. Description : Note in original container: "Recording at the house of Frank Herbert" Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the California State University, Fullerton. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Blacklisted filmmakers Abraham Polonsky and Alvah Bessie discuss Hollywood during the Cold War, the Hollywood Ten, and anti-communism with writer Nora Sayre and scholar Michael Rogin after a screening of the Cold War-era film "My Son John." Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Call Number : 4000-01-574; 4000-01-575 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Polonsky, Abraham, Sayre, Nora, Bessie, Alvah, Rogin, Michael, Hayes,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 286 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965, Riots--California--Los Angeles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
St. Joseph's College, McEntegart Hall Library
by St. Joseph's College, New York
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Voices of SJC is an oral history project curated by McEntegart Hall Library/Archives in collaboration with Brooklyn Campus Honors Program.  Read the interview transcript  View photos from the interview session  To learn more about Voices of SJC, visit  McEntegart Hall Library Archives
Topics: Saint Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Oral History,...
LACMA with The European Fine Art Foundation
by Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Additional Description : Note on original container: (2-screen version) Call Number : RT-0068-7 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
St. Joseph's College, McEntegart Hall Library
by St. Joseph's College, New York
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Voices of SJC is an oral history project curated by McEntegart Hall Library/Archives in collaboration with Brooklyn Campus Honors Program.  Read the interview transcript  View photos from the interview session  To learn more about Voices of SJC, visit  McEntegart Hall Library Archives
Topics: Saint Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Oral History,...
Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis and the Hindustani Jazz Sextet "live" at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), March 24, 1966. Night in Tunisia -- Bombay Bossa Nova -- Demonstration in 19 -- Sweet 19 -- Blues for Hari -- Turks Works Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Call Number : Collection 2000.02 AMR 272 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ellis Music Enterprises. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
California Historical Society
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Description : Sound recording of Sue Cobble's 1976 interviews with Caroline Decker Gladstein documenting her experiences as a Communist Party activist and labor organizer in the 1920s and 1930s across the United States. Topics include: the 1931 Harlan County, Kentucky, coal miners' strike; Communist organizing campaigns in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and California; the Cannery and Agricultural Workers Industrial Union; and farm workers' strikes in California. Collection Guide : Finding aid to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Strikes and lockouts--Agricultural laborers--California, Strikes and...
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8" audiocassette
California State University, Fullerton, Paulina June & George Pollak Library
by McNelly, Willis E.
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Note : Distortion and hiss on original tape. Ends abruptly. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the California State University, Fullerton. 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: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Generally poor recording quality with hiss and distortion. Hiss only from 01:00:53 to 01:01:17 and from 01:28:26 to 01:28:44. Ends abruptly. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the California State University, Fullerton. 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,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Montana State Library
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Topics: Automobile driver education, Automobile driving
Note : Silence between programs from 00:15:12 to 00:16:30. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
St. Joseph's College, McEntegart Hall Library
by St. Joseph's College, New York
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Voices of SJC is an oral history project curated by McEntegart Hall Library/Archives in collaboration with Brooklyn Campus Honors Program.  Read the interview transcript  View photos from the interview session  To learn more about Voices of SJC, visit  McEntegart Hall Library Archives
Topics: Saint Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Oral History,...
History San José
by Rasmussen, Irv
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Description : Series of interviews of Douglas M. Perham, the creator of the Perham Collection of Early Electronics, recorded at his New Almaden Museum in June and July 1963 by Erv Rasmussen. Perham was an early wireless experimenter and radio broadcaster, and a life-long collector. The Perham Collection parallels Perham’s career and documents early electronics in the West, particularly the Santa Clara Valley, from the early 1900s to 1960. Perham was Federal Telegraph Company’s first...
Topics: californialightandsound, Electronics, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Video artist/filmmaker/poet/educator Marlon Riggs introduces his films "Tongues Untied" and "Affirmation," and discusses the films, homophobia, and representations of gay African Americans in mass culture. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-1022 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American motion picture producers and directors--Interviews,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Program is distorted at times as on original tape. Parts 1 and 2 contain entire event but with high distortion. Part 3 - 6 duplicate most of the content in Parts 1 and 2 at a better quality, but some segments are missing, so both copies are included. Part 3 - Same content as Part 1 beginning to 00:12:10. Part 4 - Same content as Part 1 00:12:10 - 00:18:05. Part 5 - Missing 2 minutes. Same content as Part 1 00:20:01 - 00:31:20. Then skips to same content as Part 2 00:10:23 -end. Part 6 -...
Topics: californialightandsound, Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Tone heard for 10 seconds at beginning of Part 1 and periods of silence throughout. Part 2 begins and ends abruptly and contains a tone within the first 30 seconds. There is brief audio dropout in Part 3,12 seconds in. Periods of silence or very low background noise throughout Part 4. Part 5 begins abruptly. Recorder stopped at 00:23:32 for a few seconds. Part 6 has audio dropout at 00:05:29 and 00:40:56. Periods of silence or very low background noise throughout. Begins and ends...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Nightclubs--California--San Francisco
Source: 7 Tapes of 7 : 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Filmmaker Stanley Donen and photographer Richard Avedon discuss the making of the film "Funny Face," (directed by Donen, with Avedon as "visual consultant,") as well as their collaboration together. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-363 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--United States,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
The Autry Museum of the American West
by Lummis, Charles Fletcher, collector
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"El Charro," recorded by Charles Lummis in Los Angeles, 1904.
Topics: Spanish Songs, Wax Cylinders, Folk Songs, Spanish, Charles Lummis, Los Angeles, California, Spanish...
Elizabethtown College
by High Library at Elizabethtown College
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Anthropologist Margaret Mead speaking at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on October 5, 1972. (Note: File El43_no14 is Margaret Mead's presentation, while files El43_no_13_1-2 and O3_El43_No13_3 are from her news conference.)
Topics: Anthropology, High Library, Elizabethtown College, Margaret Mead
The Autry Museum of the American West
by Uruchurtu, Rosendo, performer
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Rosendo Uruchurtu performs "El Charro," recorded by Charles Lummis in Los Angeles, Calif., 1904.
Topics: Spanish Songs, Wax Cylinders, Folk Music, Charles Lummis, Los Angeles, California, Folk Songs,...
Description : Harland E. Hogue, 1908-1999, was professor emeritus in homiletics and church history at the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA. The collection contains an 8 audiocassette oral history recorded from 1996 to 1998 by Doug Adams and other tapes of his sermons and lectures. The interviews focus on seminary education during his time as a student at San Francisco Theological Seminary, his later education and teaching career prior to arriving at PSR, his years at PSR, and his...
Topics: californialightandsound, Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif), Graduate Theological Union,...
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Fresno County Public Library
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Additional Title : Fresno County Centennial Additional Description : Note on original label: "Fresno County Centennial, Song of Fresno Co., Fresno My Home Town - Radio KYNO" 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 or trademarks. This work is accessible for the purposes of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Hollywood costume designer Walter Plunkett discusses working on the film "Singin' in the Rain," and Hollywood history in general, especially his work as a costume designer for RKO in the 1930's and MGM in the 1950s. He also discusses his time as a UC-Berkeley undergraduate. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-351 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Costume design--United States--History--20th century, Motion...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 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
History San José
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Description : Interview with "Trader Lew" well-known collector of antiques and memorabilia in San Jose, whose collection of antique vehicles was donated to the City of San Jose in 1965. Bohnett ran "Trader Lew's Amusement Park" on Monterey Road in San Jose. Bohnett walks through his collection with Clyde Arbuckle and describes the history of each vehicle. Call Number : 1966-1-28 Rights : Rights are owned by History San Jose. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, Collectors and collecting, Museums, Horse-drawn vehicles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Yuen, Hoh-Kun (H.K.)
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Description : Excerpts of King speeches including 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' and 'I Have a Dream'. Reel also includes King Memorial on KPFA, with excerpts from King on Sproul Steps, May 1967 and Bobby Seale at a Huey P. Newton Defense Fund Rally, Feb 1968. 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, KPFA...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
The Autry Museum of the American West
by Lummis, Turbese, vocalist
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Turbesé Lummis sings "La Noche Esta Serena," recorded by Charles Lummis in Los Angeles, 1914.
Topics: Spanish Songs, Wax Cylinders, Folk Songs, Spanish, Charles Lummis, Los Angeles, California, Spanish...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Bay Area filmmaker/poet/educator/gay rights activist Marlon Riggs discusses his newest film, "Ethnic Notions," and images of African Americans in mass media throughout the years. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-894 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,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--San Francisco Bay...
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 horticulturalist Warren G. Roberts, focusing on the history of the Briggs Reservoir and the University of California, Davis Arboretum. 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: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
History San José
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Additional Title : The Eimac Story; Charles Litton; Dr. Leonard Fuller Description : Interviews by Erv Rasmussen conducted in 1963. Part 1: a) Interview with William Eitel and Jack McCullough, founders of EIMAC, conducted at the EIMAC plant in San Carlos, California; b) Interview with Charles Litton, glassblower and vacuum tube maker, and founder of Litton Industries, conducted in Grass Valley, California. Part 2: Interview with Dr. Leonard F. Fuller, chief engineer of Federal Telegraph Company...
Topics: californialightandsound, Rasmussen, Erwin A., Litton, Charles, Eitel, William, McCullough, Jack,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
The Autry Museum of the American West
by Villa, Luisa, performer; Villa, Rosa, performer
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Luisa Villa and Rosa Villa perform "Hamaca," recorded by Charles Lummis in Los Angeles, 1904.
Topics: Spanish Songs, Wax Cylinders, Folk Songs, Spanish, Charles Lummis, Los Angeles, California, Spanish...
History San José
by Rasmussen, Erv; Perham, Douglas M.
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Description : Interviews conducted by Erv Rasmussen and Douglas M. Perham at Perham's home in New Almaden, California, on June 14, 1963. Part 1: Wireless pioneer Archie Stevens was born in Litton, Iowa, and graduated Stanford University (1909). He discusses the earthquake in Palo Alto in 1906; working for Poulsen Wireless/Federal Telegraph Company as chief draftsman, designing and installing wireless stations in California, Oregon, Washington, and the Midwest. He left Poulsen/Federal with Cyril...
Topics: californialightandsound, Rasmussen, Erv, Perham, Douglas M., Stevens, Archie M., Laird, Ken, San...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by Reagan, Ronald
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Description: Audio Recording of Governor Ronald Reagan's Inauguration as the State's 33rd Governor. Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape Call Number: C125 Collection: Inventory of the Ronald Reagan Papers Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Additional Title : The Sixties: What it was and what it wasn't Description : The artistic, cultural, and political moment of the Bay Area (and beyond) in the Sixties is discussed by key figures of the era, including R.G. Davis (founder of the San Francisco Mime Troupe), filmmaker Bruce Conner, filmmaker/distributor Peter Gessner (founder of Newsreel), and curator Tom Luddy. Topics include the link between politics, activism, and filmmaking;, the role of the artist in tackling politics; the Bay...
Topics: californialightandsound, Luddy, Tom, Davis, R.G., Gessner, Peter, Gitlin, Todd, Gorin, Jean-Pierre,...
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Middlebury Special Collections
by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 1, Cylinder 1 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (from label): "Steamboat quickstep" "Lamplighter's hornpipe" "Miss McLoud's reel" "Larry O'Gaffe"
Topics: Helen Hartness Flanders, Ballads, Folksongs, New England, IRENE scans, Wax cylinders
Ted Nelson Archive
by Ted Nelson
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Alert message for your computer-- Orson Welles cries WARNING! three times.
Topics: Orson Welles, audio alert
The Autry Museum of the American West
by Autry National Center Institute of the American West
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Description : Interview with Riley Quoyavema conducted at the Southwest Museum on February 25, 1991. Mostly a discussion of Mr. Quoyavema's paintings of kachinas in the collections of the SWM in which he identifies the subjects and provides information on their roles. Mr. Quoyavema also discusses influences on his art, including Fred Kaboti, Jack Hokeah, Awa Tsireh, Tonita Pena, Julian and Maria Martinez, Nampeyo, Waldo Mootzka and former Museum director F. W. Hodge. The oral history includes...
Topics: Kachinas, Hopi Artists, Hopi Indians--Education, Hopi Indians--Rites and ceremonies, Quoyavema,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette