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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
Reel 56. Crawford and Crittenden Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arkansas
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
Reel 33. Monroe (cont'd: ED 166, sheet 3--end) and Montgomery (part: EDs 94--107 and ED 108, sheet 1) Countie
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Alabama
Reel 1853. Choctaw (cont'd: ED 116, sheet 50--end, and EDs 117-- 119, 181--184) and Creek (part: EDs 49--60, 18
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indian Territory
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,...
Reel 1634. Fannin (cont'd: ED 76, sheet 16--end) and Fayette (part: EDs 28--38) Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Texas
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)
Microfilm (positive). Washington : National Archives of the United States
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Pennsylvania
Reel 490. Meade and Miami Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Kansas
reel 953. Atlantic County (part: EDs 1-15) -- reel 954. Atlantic (cont'd: ED 16-end), Bergen (part: EDs 1-15) Counties -- reel 955. Bergen County (cont'd: EDs 16-34) -- reel 956. Bergen (cont'd: ED 35-end), Burlington (part: EDs 1-20) Counties -- reel 957. Burlington (cont'd: ED 21-end), Camden (part: EDs 30-36, ED 37, sheets 1-3) Counties -- reel 958. Camden County (cont'd: ED 37, sheet 4-end, EDs 38-71) -- reel 959. Camden County (cont'd: ED 72-99, 188, 100-106) -- reel 960. Cape May,...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, New Jersey, genealogy
reel 1557. Anderson, Benton Counties -- reel 1558. Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount (part: EDs 14-22) Counties -- reel 1559. Blount (cont'd: ED 23-end), Bradley, Campbell Counties -- reel 1560. Cannon, Carter, Carroll Counties -- reel 1561. Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne (part: EDs 1-14, ED 15, sheet 1) Counties -- reel 1562. Claiborne (cont'd: ED 15, sheet 2-end), Clay, Cocke, Coffee Counties -- reel 1563. Crockett, Cumberland, Davidson (part: EDs 69-77, ED 78, sheets 1-6) Counties -- reel 1564....
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Tennessee
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
reel 1004. Albany County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1005. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 34-36, 143, 37-61) -- reel 1006. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 62-68, 144, 69-87, ED 88, sheets 1-11) -- reel 1007. Albany County (cont'd ED 88, sheet 12-end, EDs 89-104, 146 [Watervliet Arsenal], 105-113) -- reel 1008. Allegany County -- reel 1009. Broome County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1010. Broome (cont'd: ED 34-end), Cattaraugus (part: EDs 31-46) Counties -- reel 1011. Cattaraugus County (cont'd: ED 47-end) --...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, New York
reel 631. Barnstable, Berkshire (part: EDs 20-28 ED 29, sheets 1-12) Counties -- reel 632. Berkshire County (cont'd: ED 29, sheet 13-end EDs 30-64) -- reel 633. Berkshire County (cont'd: EDs 65-end) -- reel 634. Bristol County, City of Fall River (part: EDs 91-113 ED 114, sheet 1) -- reel 635. Bristol County, City of Fall River (cont'd: ED 114, sheet 2-end, EDs 115-142) -- reel 636. Bristol County, City of Fall River (cont'd: ED 143-end), Bristol County (part: EDs 160-165 ED 166, sheets 1-6) --...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Massachusetts
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, North Carolina
Reel 349. Vermilion (cont'd: ED 81, sheet 7--end), Wabash, and Washington Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Illinois
Reel 1755. Barbour, Boone, and Berkeley Counties
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Topics: Registers of births, etc, West Virginia
Reel 349. Vermilion (cont'd: ED 81, sheet 7--end), Wabash, and Washington Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Illinois
Reel 1344. Woods (cont'd: ED 237, sheet 4--end) and Woodward Cos.; Okla. Terr. Indian Reservation; Indian and m
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Oklahoma
Milford Town Library
by Milford (Mass. : Town). Board of Registrars of Voters.
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Subtitle varies.
Topics: Registers of births, etc.--Massachusetts--Milford (Town), Voting registers--Massachusetts--Milford...
Reel 1634. Fannin (cont'd: ED 76, sheet 16--end) and Fayette (part: EDs 28--38) Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Texas
Reel 1833. Hawaii Island (part: EDs 39--56)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Hawaii
"T623."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Kentucky
Reel 56. Crawford and Crittenden Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arkansas
Positive microfilm made by the U.S. National Archives, Washington, D.C
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Wisconsin
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
Microfilm of the original vols. of the 1900 census dealing with Arizona
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arizona
Reel 561. Calcasieu (cont'd: ED 17, sheet 6--end), Caldwell, Cameron, and Catahoula Parishes
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Louisiana
Reel 56. Crawford and Crittenden Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arkansas
Reel 1833. Hawaii Island (part: EDs 39--56)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Hawaii
Reel 604. Allegany County
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Maryland
reel 799. Adams, Amite Counties -- reel 800. Attala, Alcorn (part: EDs 1-14, ED 15, sheets 1-21) Counties -- reel 801. Alcorn (cont'd: ED 15, sheet 22-end), Benton, Bolivar (part: EDs 1-11) Counties -- reel 802. Bolivar (cont'd: ED 12-end), Calhoun, Carroll (part: EDs 14-19, ED 20, sheets 1-10) Counties -- reel 803. Carroll (cont'd: ED 20, sheet 11-end), Chickasaw, Choctaw Counties -- reel 804. Claiborne, Clarke, Covington Counties -- reel 805. Clay, Coahoma (part: EDs 18-24, ED 25, sheets...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Mississippi
Microfilm. Washington : National Archives of the United States, [1978?]. 57 reels. 16 mm.--(Microfilms 698-755)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Michigan
Reel 1833. Hawaii Island (part: EDs 39--56)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Hawaii
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,...
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, North Carolina
reel 1004. Albany County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1005. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 34-36, 143, 37-61) -- reel 1006. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 62-68, 144, 69-87, ED 88, sheets 1-11) -- reel 1007. Albany County (cont'd ED 88, sheet 12-end, EDs 89-104, 146 [Watervliet Arsenal], 105-113) -- reel 1008. Allegany County -- reel 1009. Broome County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1010. Broome (cont'd: ED 34-end), Cattaraugus (part: EDs 31-46) Counties -- reel 1011. Cattaraugus County (cont'd: ED 47-end) --...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, New York
reel 1557. Anderson, Benton Counties -- reel 1558. Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount (part: EDs 14-22) Counties -- reel 1559. Blount (cont'd: ED 23-end), Bradley, Campbell Counties -- reel 1560. Cannon, Carter, Carroll Counties -- reel 1561. Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne (part: EDs 1-14, ED 15, sheet 1) Counties -- reel 1562. Claiborne (cont'd: ED 15, sheet 2-end), Clay, Cocke, Coffee Counties -- reel 1563. Crockett, Cumberland, Davidson (part: EDs 69-77, ED 78, sheets 1-6) Counties -- reel 1564....
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Tennessee
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, North Dakota
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, South Dakota
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, North Carolina
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
Reel 1833. Hawaii Island (part: EDs 39--56)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Hawaii
Reel 33. Monroe (cont'd: ED 166, sheet 3--end) and Montgomery (part: EDs 94--107 and ED 108, sheet 1) Countie
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Alabama
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, 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
Reel 1544. Union and Williamsburg Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, South Carolina
reel 1557. Anderson, Benton Counties -- reel 1558. Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount (part: EDs 14-22) Counties -- reel 1559. Blount (cont'd: ED 23-end), Bradley, Campbell Counties -- reel 1560. Cannon, Carter, Carroll Counties -- reel 1561. Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne (part: EDs 1-14, ED 15, sheet 1) Counties -- reel 1562. Claiborne (cont'd: ED 15, sheet 2-end), Clay, Cocke, Coffee Counties -- reel 1563. Crockett, Cumberland, Davidson (part: EDs 69-77, ED 78, sheets 1-6) Counties -- reel 1564....
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Tennessee
reel 117. Arapahoe County, City of Denver (part: EDs 1-37) -- reel 118. Arapahoe County, City of Denver (cont'd: EDs 38-65) -- reel 119. Arapahoe County, City of Denver (cont'd: EDs 66-104, ED 105, sheets 1-14) -- reel 120. Arapahoe County, City of Denver (cont'd: ED 105, sheet 15-end, EDs 106-148, ED 149, sheets 1-2) -- reel 121. Arapahoe County, City of Denver (cont'd: ED 149, sheet 3-end; EDs 150, 151,233, 152-155), Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Boulder, Chaffee, Cheyenne Counties -- reel 122....
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Colorado
Microfilm of the original 1900 population census schedules dealing with Iowa, filmed by the Microfilm Laboratory of the U.S. Bureau of the Census
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Iowa
Reel 1508. Providence County, City of Providence (cont'd: ED 60, sheet 13--end, EDs 61--77, 253, 78--85, and ED
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Rhode Island
"T623."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indiana
Reel 1853. Choctaw (cont'd: ED 116, sheet 50--end, and EDs 117-- 119, 181--184) and Creek (part: EDs 49--60, 18
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indian Territory
Reel 1833. Hawaii Island (part: EDs 39--56)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Hawaii
Reel 33. Monroe (cont'd: ED 166, sheet 3--end) and Montgomery (part: EDs 94--107 and ED 108, sheet 1) Countie
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Alabama
Reel 1344. Woods (cont'd: ED 237, sheet 4--end) and Woodward Cos.; Okla. Terr. Indian Reservation; Indian and m
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Oklahoma
Reel 1853. Choctaw (cont'd: ED 116, sheet 50--end, and EDs 117-- 119, 181--184) and Creek (part: EDs 49--60, 18
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indian Territory
12th Population Census of the United States - 1900
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Reel 33. Monroe (cont'd: ED 166, sheet 3--end) and Montgomery (part: EDs 94--107 and ED 108, sheet 1) Countie
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Alabama
reel 1004. Albany County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1005. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 34-36, 143, 37-61) -- reel 1006. Albany County (cont'd: EDs 62-68, 144, 69-87, ED 88, sheets 1-11) -- reel 1007. Albany County (cont'd ED 88, sheet 12-end, EDs 89-104, 146 [Watervliet Arsenal], 105-113) -- reel 1008. Allegany County -- reel 1009. Broome County (part: EDs 1-33) -- reel 1010. Broome (cont'd: ED 34-end), Cattaraugus (part: EDs 31-46) Counties -- reel 1011. Cattaraugus County (cont'd: ED 47-end) --...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, New York
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
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,...
Reel 1738. City of Richmond (cont'd: ED 65, sheet 4--end, and EDs 66--95)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Virginia
"T623."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Kentucky
Microfilm of the original vols. of the 1900 census dealing with Arizona
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arizona
Microfilm copy of original data as collected
Topics: Registers of births, etc, North Carolina
Microfilm of the original vols. of the 1900 census dealing with Florida
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Florida
Microfilm. Washington : National Archives of the United States, [1978?]. 57 reels. 16 mm.--(Microfilms 698-755)
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Michigan
Microfilm of the original vols. of the 1900 census dealing with Arizona
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Arizona
916. Adams, Antelope, Banner, Blaine, Boone (part: EDs 14-15) Counties -- reel 917. Boone (cont'd: ED 16-end), Box Butte, Boyd, Brown, Buffalo Counties -- reel 918. Burt, Butler, Cass (part: EDs 1-6, ED 7, sheets 1-2) Counties -- reel 919. Cass (cont'd: ED 7, sheet 3--end), Cedar, Chase, Cherry, Cheyenne Counties -- reel 920. Clay, Colfax, Cuming, and Dakota Counties -- reel 921. Custer, Dawes, Dawson (part: EDs 86-87 and ED 88, sheets 1-8) Counties -- reel 922. Dawson (cont'd: ED 88, sheet...
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Nebraska
Reel 1826. Albany, Bighorn, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, and Johnson Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Wyoming
Reel 1634. Fannin (cont'd: ED 76, sheet 16--end) and Fayette (part: EDs 28--38) Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Texas
Reel 1853. Choctaw (cont'd: ED 116, sheet 50--end, and EDs 117-- 119, 181--184) and Creek (part: EDs 49--60, 18
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indian Territory
Reel 1853. Choctaw (cont'd: ED 116, sheet 50--end, and EDs 117-- 119, 181--184) and Creek (part: EDs 49--60, 18
Topics: Registers of births, etc, Indian Territory
reel 944. Belknap, Carroll Counties -- reel 945. Cheshire, Coos Counties -- reel 946. Grafton County -- reel 947. Hillsborough County (part: EDs 76-92, 273, 93-108) -- reel 948. Hillsborough County (cont'd: ED 109-end) -- reel 949. Merrimack County -- reel 950. Rockingham County -- reel 951. Strafford County (part: EDs 219-232) -- reel 952. Stratford (cont'd: ED 233-end), Sullivan Counties
Topics: Registers of births, etc, New Hampshire