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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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Description : Media collective Optic Nerve interviews San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk at Castro Camera, a camera shop operated by Milk since he opened it in 1972 and center of the neighborhood gay community. Note: Optic Nerve tapes 12, 13 and 38. Note on Tape 3: "Harvey Milk at Castro Camera - moving day. Financial and top of B of A." Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Call Number: PM0016985; PM0016986; PM0016695...
Topics: californialightandsound, Milk, Harvey, way bay
El Teatro Campesino Archives
by El Teatro Campesino
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Description : (1) Documentary on "Zoot Suit" play. (2) Various speakers: Juan Gomez-Quinones, Bert Corona, Alice Greenfield, George Shibley, Mauricio Mazon, Mike Gomez, Daniel Valdez and others. (3) Various scenes from the play. Los Angeles: KNXT (Now KCBS), Ch. 2. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : El Teatro Campesino Archives Call Number : cusb-v1154 Rights : The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Chicano movement--California
Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives
by Program for the Study of New Religious Movements in America
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Additional Title : Jewish Mysticism in America, Occasional Forum, Sponsored by New Religious Movements in America, June 7, 1978 Description : Jewish Mysticism in America with Dr. Arthur Green, Dr. Charles Rosen, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter, an Occasional Forum sponsored by the Graduate Theological Union Program for the Study of New Religious Movements in America, Berkeley, CA, on June 7, 1978. In the introduction by Jacob Needleman, program director, he says, "We have here I think a unique...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mysticism--Judaism, Spiritual life--Judaism, Green, Arthur, 1941-, Rosen,...
California Historical Society
by Peoples Temple
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Description : Amateur movie documenting the Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission in Jonestown, Guyana. Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 17 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Finding Aid : Peoples Temple records Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jonestown (Guyana)
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Additional Title : March 1979 Easter [Bro. Jared.] Arianne. Description : Footage shot in 1978 at a Children's fairyland type park in Stockton, CA. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in...
Topic: californialightandsound, kids, children, playing, Filipino, Filipino-American, family, Pixie Woods
Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
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Description : Likely a film depicting events associated with Huck Finn Day. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Bishop Chamber 15 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : Oral history interview of Harold Musser by Dr. Robert Collins, recorded at the Ontario City Library on February 3, 1978. Mr. Musser discusses the operation of the dairies in Chino and Ontario. He also discusses many of the pioneer families of Ontario and Upland. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Harold Musser 2-3-78, dairyman, former owner of Shadygrove Dairies" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection...
Topics: Musser, Harold, Collins, Dr. Robert, Ontario (Calif.), Upland (Calif.), Dairying--California,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description :Oral history interview with Sanford Ballou. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Ballou Rights: Rights are owned by the City of Ontario. 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...
Topics: Ballou, Sanford, Collins, Dr. Robert, Ballou, Sanford, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario City Library,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Note : Part 4 has a moment of silence between 5:20 and 6:20 (recorded in the original tape). Description : Wide-ranging discussion with filmmaker/activist Robert Kramer, made before he would leave the country permanently for exile in France. "Robert Kramer made an important distinction about his films: they were not about the Movement, they were of the Movement. Of their time, just as Kramer himself can be said to have been of his: radicalized by studying philosophy and Western history in...
Topics: californialightandsound, Motion pictures--political aspects--United States, Politics in motion...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Performing Artists and Speaker Series at Alfred University
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Additional Title : In Discussion Description : "In Discussion" a joint production of Alfred University and Alfred State College. Liberal Arts students Bob Popkin and Mike Richardson interview Don Ellis at Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y. Produced by Performing Artists and Speaker Series at Alfred University. Directed by Tim Rohan. Assistant Director: Joan Goodemote. Host, John Marshall, Alfred University. Faculty Consultant, Gary Muck, Alfred University. Faculty Advisor: Jerry A....
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don, Marshall, John, Popkin, Bob, Richardson, Mike
Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
by Bensch, F. and Saeed, F.
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Description : Interview with Pat Brown, Governor of California from 1959-1967, concerning his view of events during the Free Speech Movement which occurred in 1964 at the University of California, Berkeley. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape (dub from 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel) Collection : Media Resources Center Collection Call Number : Video/C3805 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Brown (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 -- Interviews, University of California,...
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description : California Propositions 8 and 13 were two competing property tax initiatives on the ballot in June 1978. In this discussion at the Commonwealth Club a few weeks before the election, Howard Jarvis asserts that Proposition 13 will cut property taxes and allow the elderly to stay in their homes. State Senator Peter Behr explains local revenue limitations. He concludes that Proposition 8 will bring 48,000 jobs to California, while Proposition 13 will cost 451,000 jobs in California....
Topics: californialightandsound, Real property tax--California, Local finance--California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Youth Authority-Administrative Services
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Additional Title : Youth Authority Oral Histories Description : Heman G. Stark describes his employment history as the the longest serving Director of the California Youth Authority. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette Collection : Inventory of the Youth Authority Records Call Number :F3738:645 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Heman G. Stark
Orange County Archives
by Clark Family
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Description:  Mammoth fishing, Jeff and Mom Source  1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project  (CAVPP)
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Note : Part 1 begins and ends abruptly. Audio levels fluctuate at the beginning. There is some distortion and hiss. There is feedback at the very end. Part 2 begins abruptly. There is a gap from 00:10:28-00:10:40. Part 3 begins abruptly. There is some distortion throughout and a gap from 00:05:42-00:05:50. Part 4 begin and ends abruptly. There is distortion throughout. Part 5 contains a high amount of hiss throughout. Part 6 ends abruptly. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Nightclubs--California--Los Angeles
Source: 4 Tapes of 4 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : Harriet Chaffey Payne discusses the books she has written: Hand of God, Two Worlds Are Ours, That Other World, and Eternal Crucible. She discusses her work on the Manhattan Project and her work as a machinist. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Mrs. Harriet Chaffey Payne, daughter of Charles Frances Chaffey and Margaret English Chaffey" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Payne...
Topics: Payne, Harriet Chaffey, Collins, Dr. Robert, Manhattan Project (Organization) Ontario (Calif.),...
Description : Gracie Villagomez and Alfredo H. Zuniga interviewed Don Juan Villagomez about his life. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Villagomez, Gracie, Zuniga, Alfredo H.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
El Teatro Campesino Archives
by El Teatro Campesino
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Description : [Subject covered: "Zoot Suit"]. Los Angeles: Metromedia, Ch. 11. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : El Teatro Campesino Archives Call Number : cusb-v1152 Rights : The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Chicano movement--California
California State University, Sacramento
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Description :  Dr. Bernie Zilbergeld discussed the emotional and physical aspects of sex for men and hope to help men overcome performance pressures.   Call Number : T2179 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Sexuality
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Part 3 audio level varies throughout. Part 4 is incomplete, audio ends abruptly. Audiences questions difficult to hear on all recordings. Additional Description : Note on original container: Defective equipment Side 1: Ken Price "Happy's Curious" 8 June, 1978 Side 2 - Track 2: Paul Conrad cartoons & drawings 22 March, 1979 Side 2 - Track 4: DeWain Valentine: New York October 5, 1979 Call Number : RL-0375-5 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Los Angeles County Museum...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Clapboard at beginning and then black before program starts at 00:00:50 Call Number : V0069/UM Description : This tape has clips of the play plus members of the Asian American Theater company talking about the play. 'Yellow is My Favorite Color' explores the Japanese American experience, including internment camps during WW II and subtle forms of discrimination. cast: Adriane Kinoshita-Myers, Lane Nishikawa, Emilya Cachapero, Ron Denny, Bill Hammond, Paula Mezynski, Diana Moore, Rebecca...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Asian American theater--California--San...
American Jewish University
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Description : Dennis Prager discusses the Mitzvah System: Judaism Based on God, Torah and Israel at an Introductory Weekend the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.). Rights : Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, Commandments (Judaism), Judaism, Israel, Judaism, Jews, Jewish law, Jewish...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sonoma State University
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Note : Significant buzz/distortion during early car scene in part 1. Sound doesn't start in part 2 until 00:11:11. Created for educational use by an employee of Sonoma State University. May be publicly shared for non-commercial use only. Description : Documentation of Bay Area artists' second soap box derby race held at McLaren Park in San Francisco to raise money to purchase artwork for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Call Number...
Topics: californialightandsound, coaster cars, Art, American--California--20th century,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : A grandson of Charles Frankish, Mr. Stroh discusses his grandfather's contributions to early Ontario. Then Mr. Stroh discusses his life and various jobs he has held through the years. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Conrad Stroh, businessman, reporter at large for the Daily Report, grandson of Frankish, prominent builder, land developer" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Stroh...
Topics: Collins, Dr. Robert, Stroh, Conrad, Frankish, Charles, 1849-1925, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario City...
American Jewish University
by American Jewish University
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Description : David Hartman, in dialogue with Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin at a weekend event at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.). Call Number : Cass. 1978 10/29 HOB-AWEI Sun. Rights : Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. In addition,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Berkeley (Calif.)--Intellectual life--20th century, Los Angeles...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Parts 3-9 have a high amount of hiss and buzz on the original tape. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Lucas, Sybil Sanford, 1921-
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
History San José
by Panorama Productions
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Description : The story of the pioneers who settled the Santa Clara Valley, and Oak Hill Memorial cemetery where many of them are buried. Tells the story of San Jose using early woodcuts, pictures, and live footage shot at Oak Hill cemetery. The history is dealt with in order to show the importance of Oak Hill in our heritage. Details mentioned in the film include Donner Party survivors settling in San Jose, the Civil War and Oak Hill, opening of stores, and about the bank and courthouse, and,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cemeteries, Pioneers--California, Oak Hill Memorial Park (San José,...
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Wilson, Kline, 1913-,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Youth Authority-Administrative Services
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Description : Orinn A. Bell discusses his career as an employee with the California Youth Authority, including his position as Superintendent of the Southern Reception Center and Clinic. Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette Call Number :F3738:617, 89-140 Collection : Inventory of the Youth Authority Records Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Orrin A. Bell
Note : Audio levels vary throughout. Some feedback in microphones as recorded. Left channel generally higher than right on Parts 1 and 3. Additional Description : Note on original container: Track 1 - Side 1: Ed. Lect. 8-19-78 Keighly part 3 speaker Ori Soltes Track 2 - Side 2: L.A. Arch - Ed. Dept. Aug 26-78 - Slide & panel discussions --> Track 4 - Side 2: Both channels used --> Track 3 - Side 1: Conclusion to mono Call Number : RL-0353-5 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Mickiewicz, Helen
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Description : KPFA's Helen Mickiewicz produced this news program examining the bill cutting property taxes and services in California, known as Proposition 13. Cheryl McDonald examines how the Jarvis-Gann Amendment has adversely affected educational services in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wendell Harper reports on the mass layoffs of public employees in Alameda County. Joanne Mar looks at Proposition 13's impact on child care services in the Bay Area. Aileen Alfandary reports on tax limitation...
Topics: californialightandsound, Taxation--California, Jarvis, Howard, Gann, Paul, Alioto, Joseph L.
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
American Jewish University
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Description : Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin, in a question and answer session with them and Introductory Weekend guests, at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.). Call Number : Cass. 1978 4/8 IWEI Sat. Rights : Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Spiritual life--Judaism, Jewish law--Interpretation and construction,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Library
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Floriza Garcia in riding demonstration, Long Beach, California, 1978. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach,...
Orange County Archives
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Note : Breakups and dropouts visible throughout. Severe flagging in upper part of image and ripples throughout. Additional Title : Sumner vs Jarvis Description : Judge Sumner and Harold Jarvis debate the Property Tax measure Proposition 13. Proposition 13 limited the property taxes for homeowners and is still debated today. Proposition 13 was a landmark property tax case that is still controversial. Seeing how the issue was debated before passage in 1978 would be valuable for anyone studying...
Topics: californialightandsound, Political participation--California
University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topic: californialightandsound
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Brooks, William J., 1908-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Transcription : Lora Toombs Scott : oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Scott, Lora Toombs, 1895-
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mountain View Public Library
by Impact Inc.; Star, Neil
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Description : Old Mill Mall. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (13 x 17 cm.) Call Number : PHA B38 3 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Santa Fe Springs City Library
by Yarwood, Thomas
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Description: Santa Fe High School cheerleaders perform in front of audience for the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Neighborhood Center. Source:  1 Page of 1: Photograph ( 2.25 x 2.75  in.) Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Series Title : Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) Call Number : Item 2009.01_omvt007 Description : Interview with Los Angeles-based gospel choir director and music educator Maurice "Deedie" McGehee (1914-2003) by Bette Yarbrough Cox in 1978. Part of Cox's Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) series, Musical Heroes and Heroines in the Black Community of Southern California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, Gospel...
Note : Part 3, L.A. Architecture lecture, ends abruptly. Lectures refer to slides. Description : Recorded lecture, education department Keighly lectures part 4 and 5 by Dr. Ori Soltes; Keighly lecture "From Paris to Puenta La Reina: cathedrals, hospices and monasteries on the Pilgrimage Road" by Ori Soltes; Ed. L.A. architecture speaker Kathryn Smith Additional Description : Note on original container: Side 1 - Tk 1: 22 July 78 Ed. Dept. Keighly lecture by Dr. Ori Soltes pt. 4 Side 1...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Audio levels fluctuate due to machine auto adjusting after loud noises, and lowering levels for awhile. In part 5 there is a buzz during the music sections as on original tape, there is about 30 seconds of silence at 00:16:30, and recording ends abruptly. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Alley, Edward Henry, 1910-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Lecture in part 1 continues in part 2. Lectures refer to slides. Additional Description : Note on original container: Side one - Track 1: Ed. Dept. Lecture 12 Aug 78 L.A. Arch. John Merritt Part 2 A Side one - Track 3: Part B conclusion Side two - Track 2: Ed. Lect. Keighly Art Speaker Ori Soltes 8-12-78 Side two - Track 4: 8-20-78 Ed. Lect. L.A. Arch. Speaker: Margaret Boch Call Number : RL-0352-5 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Crawford, Bernice Clark,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : In parts 4 and 5 interviewee is difficult to understand due to noise on original tape. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Nurse, Augustine A., 1900-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mountain View Public Library
by Impact Inc.; Star, Neil
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Description : Old Mill Mall. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (13 x 17 cm.) Call Number : PHA B38 2 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Audio levels fluctuate due to machine auto adjusting after loud noises, and lowering levels for awhile. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Osborne, Johyne Beverly,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Calbert, Sadie, 1885-
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Library
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Wedding party; Candace Wood and husband Ken wood; children Heather and Brian Wood, Long Beach, California, 1978. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach, Weddings
Note : Lots of hiss on original tapes; interview is sometimes hard to hear. Part 4 ends abruptly. Call Number : GLC 75  Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Referendum--California, Gay liberation movement--California--San...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : In parts 1 & 2 audio levels are louder in right channel than in left channel as on original tape. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Gordon, Benjamin, 1904-
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Buzz and hiss as in original recording. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Thompson, Ray, 1905-
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Ralph Maradiaga Papers Call Numbers : V2090 Rights : Copyrighted. The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mexican Americans, Bilingualism
Opening ceremony for Frazier Park Clinic, Kern County, California, 1978. Left to right: Bonnie Ketterl, Kathy Westmoreland, unidentified, Suzanne Bishop, Bill Starbuck, unidentified, Dr. Rosen, Howard Senke, Fred Kiesner; child in front unidentified. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Frazier Park, Kern...
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Static, buzz and hiss as in original recording. Program distorted at times. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Transcription : Kenneth A. Finis : oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Finis, Kenneth A., 1926-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Broussard, Albert S.; Burnham, Linda
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Note : Part 1 is silent from 00:00:33-00:01:00. Interviewee walks away for a few minutes from 00:13:30 - 00:16:16, no content. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Ritchardson, F. L. (Franzy...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Raymond, Lillian, 1920-
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Broussard, Albert S.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Alberga, Aurelious P., 1884-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Some distortion. Stretches of just low background noise. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis' "Make a Joyful Noise!" at the Pilgrimage Theater, Hollywood, California, June 4, 1978. Louis Palange, Conductor. "Make A Joyful Noise!" was written in summer 1978 for an outdoor music festival. It is the last major work by Ellis before his death. Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Call Number : Collection 2000.02 AMC 110...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Amphitheaters--California, Southern
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Military Museum
by Army Audiovisual Center
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Alternate Title : National Guard State Mission Series Title : [Army National Guard Profile] Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works...
Topics: californialightandsound, Army Audiovisual Center
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Archibald, Frederick, 1907-
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description : Leo T. McCarthy, speaker of the California State Assembly, describes for the Commonwealth Club the outlook for California in 2000. California's population, he says, will increase by 38 percent, and it will define a statewide interest in the preservation of wildlife habitat. The environmental and economic implications of California's current efforts to meet its water needs by 2000 are emphasized. McCarthy discusses water rights and explores what food production will be like in...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Forecasting, Twenty-first century--Forecasts, Forecasting
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : High amount of buzz, hiss, and background noise as in original recording. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Hightower, Myrtle Thompson
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Karl Kaiser Sr.:just passing through when he was camping;came to Chaffey in 1923:Basketball coach at Chaffey High School for 37 yrs,retired in 1960. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
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Note : Brief speed fluctuation at 00:00:30 as in original recording. Description :  In the first half of the lecture, Dr. Harry H.L. Kitano discussed the place of the Japanese American minority in society. They experienced upward mobility to the middle rung on the ladder, but he believed Japanese Americans would not advance to the upper rungs of political leadership, the business and corporate world, or become college and university presidents. Kitano's theory was that the prospect of upward...
Topics: californialightandsound, Japanese Americans, Race relations, Kitano, Harry H.L.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Hammer speech begins at 00:08:40 and ends at 00:26:25 (Part 1). Description : Businessman and Citizen Diplomat Armand Hammer delivers the commencement speech at the School of Business Management graduation ceremony. Hammer delivers a speech on how his example of friendship with the Soviets can be a lesson for the new graduates. He expresses the importance of philanthropy, referencing his efforts in education, medicinal research, and art collecting. Call Number : Tape 49 / Drawer 6 Rights...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Watson, Roberta Scott, 1913-
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives
by San Diego State University. Center for Regional History
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Note : In part 1 levels get very low after 00:05:30 as on original tape. In part 2 there are some sections that are unintelligible due to static on original tape. Description : Mexican migrant worker in Imperial Valley, California discusses life as a migrant worker during the Depression and later. Transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Agricultural laborers--California, Migrant agricultural...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : From Brownsbay, New Zealand;Sister city greetings and reminiscences;sister city contrasts;weather;prices on housing;food;wages;milk;rugby, national sport;its rules;play;competition and place in national life;possibility of a sister cities rugby playoff. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : The Old Mill Shopping Center (also called the Old Mill Speciality Center) opened in 1976. Considered a "Ghiradelli-type" shopping area, the new indoor development boasted boutique shops, movies, trendy restaurants and a waterfall and creek all centering around its namesake working mill. By 1987, the Old Mill was experiencing hard times. It closed, gutted the inside and reopened as the Old Mill Public Market. Here tenants sold everything from kitchenware to dried fruits...
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Mountain View Public Library
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Description : The Old Mill Shopping Center (also called the Old Mill Specialty Center) opened in 1976. Considered a "Ghiradelli-type" shopping area, the new indoor development boasted boutique shops, movies, trendy restaurants and a waterfall and creek all centering around its namesake working mill. By 1987, the Old Mill was experiencing hard times. It closed, gutted the inside and reopened as the Old Mill Public Market. Here tenants sold everything from kitchenware to dried fruits to...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Sausalito Historical Society
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Description : Oral interview of Serge Trubach by interviewer Clayton Mote. Trubach was a Sausalito artists and was involved in local politics. He talks about his early days in Sausalito, and other artists - Varda, Kuhlman, Al Sybrian, etc. He did numerous sketches of local people which are held by the Sausalito Historical Society. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sausalito Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Artists--California--Interviews, Political activity, Documentary,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Featuring Pat Boone, Ralph Edwards, Richard Scaife, and Bill Banowsky, this recording captures the second annual Associate Dinner held by Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California. The event concludes with the presentation of the Tyler Ecology Award by Alice Tyler, which was given to Dr. Russell E. Train. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Pepperdine University, Debates
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
by Warr, Jesse J.
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Note : Part 4 ends abruptly. Description : Oral history project co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the San Francisco African-American Historical and Cultural Society. Series Title : Afro-Americans in San Francisco prior to World War II: Oral history project Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Friends of San Francisco Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--San Francisco, Lumsden, Harry, 1899-1996
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette