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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Sydney Walker was a well-known character actor who took part in more than 60 productions with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and appeared in films such as Prelude to a Kiss and Mrs. Doubtfire. Note on original container : "An interview with Sydney Walker, a member of the acting company of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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
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
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
by Western Jewish History Center
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Collection Guide : Western Jewish History Center collection on the San Francisco Jews of Eastern European Origin, 1880-1940 oral history project Call Number : WJHC 1976.006 Rights : Rights are owned by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
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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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
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
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
by Western Jewish History Center
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Collection Guide : Western Jewish History Center collection on the San Francisco Jews of Eastern European Origin, 1880-1940 oral history project Call Number : WJHC 1976.006 Rights : Rights are owned by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Briggs sponsored Proposition 6 (also known as the Briggs Initiative) for the 1978 General Election. Adoption of Prop. 6 would have made it possible to fire teachers based on homosexual acts or activities. The Briggs campaign singled out Berner, a second grade school teacher for the Healdsburg Union Elementary Schools in Healdsburg, California. In 1979, after the Briggs Initiative failed, Berner brought suit against Briggs for defamation of character. The case settled in Berner's...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
Description : Comments on student days at UCLA; graduate work at UC Berkeley, 1931-33; association with Communist Party; work as warehouseman; San Francisco waterfront strikes; warehouse organizing drive; growth of ILWU and union leadership; Harry Bridges; relations with Teamsters' Union; etc. Call Number : Phonotape 1637 C Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 43 Tapes of 43: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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
California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Youth Authority-Administrative Services
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Note : Hiss and background noise recorded on original tape.  Additional Title : Youth Authority Oral History  Description : This oral history details Paul J. McKusick's employment history with the Youth Authority as Superintendent of Fred C. Nelles School for Boys, Administrative Officer to the Youth Authority Board and Superintendent of Preston School of Industry. Source:   3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette Call Number : 89-140  Collection : Youth Authority Records   Rights :...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : John O. Rowe, a 1913 graduate of UC Davis, raised milking shorthorns in Yolo County. The interview discusses ranching, his Innisfail herd of milking shorthorns, state fairs, the Cow Palace, and the Farm Bureau. Transcript available 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 copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
Call Number : AR-113 Description : During this oral history interview, Ernest Blackwelder discusses the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company, whose work focused on the development of tomato harvesters, sugar beet harvesters, and other agricultural equipment. He also talks about the UC Blackwelder tomato harvester. In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Interview is incomplete, missing one tape.  Description : Trescony owned Rancho San Lucas, a Mexican land grant in Monterey County. Trescony was known for progressive ideas in livestock and crop production. Transcript available   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 copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : High amount of background noise and machine noise as in original recording. Additional Title : Interviews with persons involved in the development of the mechanical tomato harvester: the compatible processing tomato and the new agricultural systems that evolved Description : In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
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
Note : Varying levels of buzz on Parts 1-15, as on original tapes. Parts 16-25 recorded mono. Description : State and local law enforcement in California, 1944-1970; Democratic party political activities; district attorney's office in San Francisco and Alameda counties; responsibilities and issues in the attorney general's office; Earl Warren, Edmund G. Brown, Sr., and Lynch as attorneys general; California statewide campaign, 1950, 1958, 1962, 1966; presidential campaigns, 1960, 1968. Call...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 13 Tapes of 13: 1/4 inch audio tape; 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
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
Kitchen Sisters Collection
by Kitchen Sisters
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Description : Oral history with Led Engelsman, cowboy, rodeo champion, philosopher, historian, who worked all his life at Wilder Dairy Ranch in Santa Cruz and stayed on as a caretaker when it became a State Park in the 1974. Call Number : 843; 844; 845; 848; 828; 850; 852; 853 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Kitchen Sisters. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
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Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio level varies across programs. Some distortion and buzzing on tapes. Description : Interviews conducted 1978 by Ruth Teiser and Catherine Harroun for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Warren R. Howell. Copies of photographs inserted. Comments on career of his father, Thomas E. Shumate, as physician, pharmacist, and San Francisco police commissioner; growing up in San Francisco; his own medical career as dermatologist: development of interest in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 14 Reels of 14: 1/4 inch audio tape
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
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
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
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:25. Description : Also known as the Briggs Initiative, California Proposition 6 was an initiative in 1978 that proposed to ban LGBT individuals and their supporters from working in public schools. It was part of a broader movement to limit gay rights sponsored by Anita Bryant and the Save Our Children organization. The campaign failed overwhelmingly following a vigorous opposition by public figures including Harvey Milk, then-governor Ronald Reagan, and Jimmy...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Note : Static and background noise on original tapes. Additional Title : Human medicine comes to University of California, Davis: an oral history: reflections on the birth, early infancy and childhood of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1966-1980 Description : Human medicine comes to University of California, Davis: an oral history: reflections on the birth, early infancy and childhood of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1966-1980. Transcript...
Topic: californiarevealed
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
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
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
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
Allan Hancock College
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Note : Some distortion in the original tape.  Additional Title: Oral History: Jim Brown-Hancock College 1954, WWII, Black Armored Unit 1944   Description : Discusses Hancock College when it moved to present location in addition to military career at Ford Ord, California and in the black armored unit during World War II. Call Number : SHELF AHC 186 - AHC 14 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topic: californiarevealed
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, Calbert, Sadie, 1885-
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : Dedication of June Vail Park on February 9, 1978. Speakers include Claremont residents Melvin Butler, Patricia Newton, John Vail, and mayor Bertye Smith. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
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
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
Note : This recording is verbatim and may contain language and terminology that some may find offensive. Staff do not edit or otherwise alter the recordings. The views therein do not reflect those of UC Davis. High amount of static and background noise as in original recording. Description : Eugene Winters, a tomato grower, discusses his pre-mechanical harvester hiring experiences. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcription Catalog Record : The oral history accounts of the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 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...
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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...
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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
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...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
Note : First 00:01:40 of Part 2 duplicates the end of Part 1. Linkletter speech begins at 00:11:02 and ends 00:21:45 (Part 1). Description : Radio and television personality, Art Linkletter, delivers the Commencement speech at Seaver College. Linkletter shares stories and experiences from his own life to inspire the graduates to pursue what they are passionate about. Call Number : Tape 46 / Drawer 5 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : George Cleve (1935-2015) conducted the San Jose Symphony for two decades and directed the Midsummer Mozart Festival for 40 years. 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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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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
Upland Public Library
by Upland Public Library
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tape. Audio is low in the left channel. Both parts end abruptly. Description : Hazel Cassell was the former Director of Finance and City Clerk for the city of Upland during the 1950s. Call Number : 58 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Upland Public Library. 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...
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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
Computer History Museum
by Adams Convention Reporting
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Note: Side B is blank.  Description: Recording of the session titled " Design and standards" held at the Fourth West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco. the following papers were presented: "Bottom-up design with LSI and MSI components," presented by Chuck Hastings. "Standard specification for S-100 Bus Interface Devices," presented by George Morrow. "Introductory comparison of a personal computer and a large mainframe computer," presented by Stephen...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Description : Mel Zoble was a Yolo County Cooperative Extension representative working with the Department of Vegetable Crops and with processing tomatoes in particular. Zoble was in on the changing cultural requirements for growing the new variety tomato and was a key figure in advising growers on the new methods. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Part 1 begins at 00:00:40 after some "testing," and there is microphone noise and rustling throughout. Part 4 program ends at 00:33:50. Description : Weinland served as a Country Farm Advisor. The interview discusses his agricultural extension work. Transcript available 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...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Jesner Shollander:born 1890 in Iowa;came to Chino as a baby in 1891;Swedish colony in Chino;early Chino Schools;worked in Sugar factory with father;teacher in Chino High School in machine shop;had a 20 acre walnut groves;works at fairgrounds in Chino now. 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...
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Rose Keechler Myrick & mother :recollections of Ontario since 1907;Mary Deeter Keechler, 1880 mothers birthday;Early school recollections of Ontario;drove Saxon car to school;B of A employee;Torleys market;earthquakes;ran Ontario gift shop;buyer for MCDonald-Slater(childrens dept.). 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : George Vinnedge:born in Ontario, 1924;father was a baseball player, semi pro, worked at G.E;went to Lincoln school and Vina Danks Jr. High;talks about teachers;attorney, Law practice in Ontario;trustee Chaffey College. 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...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Note : Moments of silence as speakers look at photographs.   Description : Mr. Hitchcock was born on January 1, 1890 and discusses his father who came to Pomona College as a professor of science in 1892. He goes on to talk about his childhood in Claremont, his student days at Pomona College, and his career in engineering. Mr. Hitchcock served as a consultant to the US Army and later NATO. He retired and served as a member of the City Council and Mayor of San Marino. On side 2 of the cassette...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
by Western Jewish History Center
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Collection Guide : Western Jewish History Center collection on the San Francisco Jews of Eastern European Origin, 1880-1940 oral history project Call Number : WJHC 1976.006 Rights : Rights are owned by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. 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...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
GLBT Historical Society
by The Fruit Punch Collective
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Note : Silence between segments. Part 1 has a gap in program from 00:05:25 until 00:09:11, as on original tape. Description :  Harvey Milk was an American politician who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Along with Mayor Moscone, Milk was assassinated by Dan White in 1978. Part 1: Features interviews with people present at memorial. News coverage about the gay community and Harvey...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape