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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...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Description: Decades after the fact, the name Richard Chase still brings forth feelings of horror, revulsion, and sadness to the people of Sacramento. His reign of terror in the late 1970's has become legend, with the facts of the case difficult to comprehend. In this footage, filmed by KCRA-TV cameramen, we see Chase in court along with his mother, his apartment on Watt Ave, as well as those who knew him and tried to help him with his mental illness. Reporters Mike Boyd and Spencer Michaels...
Topic: Chase, Richard -- Serial Killer -- The Vampire of Sacramento -- Murder -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
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)
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Description:  KCRA-TV reporter Stan Atkinson speaks with Manson Family member Susan Atkins (1948 - 2009) while incarcerated at the Central California Woman's Facility in Chowchilla, California in 1978. Atkins, along with fellow family members, were charged for the murder of actress Sharron Tate and others at her home at  10050 Cielo Drive  in Los Angeles on the evening of August 8, 1969.   At the time of Atkins' death in 2009, she was California's longest-serving female inmate. Source:...
Topic: Atkins, Susan Denise -- Central California Women's Facility Chowchilla (Chowchilla, Calif.) --...
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
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Deborah Mangum
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Six Phrases in Real Time is a videotape interpretation of an actual videodance event, performed at Serramonte Shopping Mall in Daly City, California. The nontheatrical environment of Serramonte Shopping Mall provided an immediate audience for Six Phrases in Real Time that was unfamiliar with the inside workings of TV and modern dance. The audience's attention was constantly changing from dancers to monitors, to technicians and cameras, to themselves viewing the dance. The interweaving of these...
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University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Very dark image from 00:40:45 to 00:45:54. Description : This recording features a series of speeches and interviews of attendees at the 1978 Whole Earth Festival. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity." A quote at the end of the recording mentions that the footage would be used for a documentary about the festival. The Buckminster Fuller speech can be seen here: Buckminster Fuller at the Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis The Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is...
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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,...
Note : Program begins at 00:01:00 after bars and tone. Description : A twenty-minute film produced by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau provides a tour of the historic buildings in Sacramento, California. A warm welcome is given by Sacramento Mayor Phil Isenberg and the general tour is introduced by California Governor Jerry Brown. Among the sites featured in the film are the State Capitol, Fort Sutter, the Governor's Mansion, Blue Diamond Almond Factory, the Crocker Art Museum, Old...
Topics: Blue Diamond Growers, Brown, Jerry, Crocker Art Museum, Isenberg, Phillip, Sacramento (Calif.),...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by Williams, Benjamin V.
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Description : KPIX news reporter Ben Williams' news report and interview with Sara Jane Moore, attempted assassin of president Gerald Ford in San Francisco, California in 1975. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection Guide : Williams (Benjamin V.) Papers 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...
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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
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,...
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by White, Kenneth
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Description : Motion pictures from the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : League of Women Voters of the Bay Area records Call Number : Motion Picture 978C Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Optic Nerve's Pushed Out for Profit focuses on the consequences of housing speculation in the Bay Area in the late 1970s, documenting the efforts of families and communities in the Mission, the Castro, and Oakland to hold on to their homes and apartments as prices soared and evictions were the order of the day.
Topic: way bay
WLP Collected Documentaries
by Afkhami, Mahnaz; Rowan, Carl
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A documentary from American journalist Carl Rowan (1925-2000) about rising political tensions in Iran released in 1978, one year before the revolution. Opens with a background history of the Iranian Revolution, including interviews with a student dissent the head of SAVAK, and Mohommad Reza Shah Pahlavi, who was still the king at the time of the interview. [24:00 - 30:00] (approx.) Discussion of women's status, role in Iranian society, and the changes instituted under the Reza Shah's rule. At...
Topics: Iran -- History -- Revolution 1979, Fundamentalism, Women’s rights -- Muslim societies, Political...
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
Theater For Ideas
by Producer/host: Terry Doran
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It Can't Happen Here: A Discussion on the Holocaust. location:  Allen County Public Library
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Holocaust, Discussion
University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:11. Ends abruptly at 01:00:25, then no content for last few minutes, as on original tape. Description : Buckminster Fuller spoke at the Whole Earth Festival in 1978. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity.” Source : 1 Tape of 1: MiniDV 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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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Note : Part 1 has no image, blue screen only from 00:05:00 - 00:05:25. Part 1 has audio warble and image break-up in last couple minutes as on original tape. Part 2 has no image, blue screen only from 00:07:00-00:07:30. Additional Title : [Frank Castro: The Skills of a Cowboy] Series Title : The West on Videotape Description : One of the last old-time California cowboys reminisces. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : Motion Picture 350D:13 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
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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.),...
California State Military Museum
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Notes in original box : AFN-108, Unclassified, Air Force 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 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...
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Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
by Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
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Note : Banding, tearing, and some flagging as on original tapes. Part 1: Mary Lou Patterson begins at 00:15:50; Part 2: Ericka Huggins at beginning of tape, Attorney Howard Moore begins at 00:27:00; Part 3: Sister Don Duggan begins at 00:25:06; Part 4: Sister [Aziza] begins at 00:15:35, Charles Chapel from Coalition Against Police Abuse begins at 00:25:40; Part 5: Fleeta Drumgo begins at 00:04:55, Elena Beck from Gary Tyler Committee begins at 00:21:20, Tahimbe from Republic of New Afrika...
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California State Military Museum
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Notes in original box : AFN-106, Unclassified, Air Force 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 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...
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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
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:00. Image is dark throughout as on original tape. Image break-up from 00:26:00-00:27:30. Call Number : 014.035.177 Description : A truck stop waitress creates a love triangle in hopes that one of the men involved will take her out of the desert and away from the job she loathes. Note from original label : Snake Theatre, 24th Hour Cafe, Color, Stereo Sound, Leavenworth Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Chris Hardman, Laura Farabough, Evie Lewis, Larry Graber, Jon...
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Little People of America
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing or trademarks. This work is accessible for the purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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California State Military Museum
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Notes in original box :  AFN-105, Unclassified. Air Force Now Special Report: Readiness 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...
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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...
WLP Collected Documentaries
by Rowan, Carl
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An account of the military and diplomatic relationship between the United States and Iran in the period of time just before the revolution. The scope of the documentary ends just before Mohommad Reza Shah Pahlavi was admitted to the United States for cancer treatment, leading to the protests that resulted in the downfall of his government.
Topics: Iran -- History -- Revolution 1979, Fundamentalism, Women’s rights -- Muslim societies, Political...
Note : Program ends at 00:21:22, then 4 minutes of no content at the end as on original tape. Description : Russell Schweickart and Buckminster Fuller spoke at the Whole Earth Festival in 1978. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity.” The Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is an event that began in 1969 when an art class taught by Jose Arguelles held an “Art Happening” on the University of California, Davis campus. The students used art to teach visitors about...
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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...
Note : Time code burned on image throughout as on original tape. Periodically (from 00:01:00 - 00:01:30, later from 00:27:20 - 00:27:54) interview audio is in right channel only while a speaker describes the interview process in the left channel. Additional Title : [Emma Garrod: Roots of the Sunsweet Cooperative] Series Title : The West on Videotape Description : Emma Garrod's founding and development of the Sunsweet dried-fruit cooperative. Emma Garrod, at 93 years old, tells her story of the...
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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,...
Note : Parts 1 and 2 have audio warble and image break-up in the last 30 seconds, as on original tape. Additional Title : [Ernest Wente: Livermore Valley Wine Grower] Series Title : The West on Videotape Description : Erneste Wente gives a tour of Livermore Valley vineyard and history of Wente wines Source : 3 Tapes of 3: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : Motion Picture 350D:4 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Steven Fisher. Copyright Holder has given the Bancroft Library permission to...
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
by California Department of Water Resources
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Description : Documents flooding and the resulting damage in Southern California in 1978, specifically in Los Angeles County. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm  Call Number : 2015-154  Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Note : Part 1 has image break-up throughout due to deterioration on original tape. Parts 2 & 3 have audio warble and image break-up in last couple minutes as on original tape. Additional Title : [Alden Oliver: The Last Salt Maker] Series Title : The West on Videotape Description : Recall of and film of the first site of San Francisco area salt maker, an industry now overtaken by large corps. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : Motion Picture 350D:6 Rights : Copyrighted....
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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...
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Theater For Ideas
by Producer host: Terry Doran
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A Discussion on the Holocaust Part 1 panel.
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Holocaust, Discussion
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...
University of California, San Diego, Library
by KPBS
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : MSS 131; 7:2 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by University of California, San Diego Libraries. 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 owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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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
Orange County Archives
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Note : Breakups and dropouts visible throughout. Description : Candidates debate for 2nd district Supervisor in Orange county. A debate that would cover all the hot topics of 1998 in Orange County. Still reeling from Orange County's bankruptcy, incumbent Jim Silva defends his position on the proposed expansion of the El Toro marine base into a commercial airport. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KOVR
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Theater For Ideas
by Liz Monnier, Fort Wayne founding member of The Windfall Dancers in 1978 and the Fort Wayne Dance Collective
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A lecture/dance performance with an audience by The Windfall Dancers located in Bloomington IN. Central YMCA Fort Wayne IN
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Lecture, Dance
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
Description : Exhibition opening at Art Center College of Design for "Berggruen at Art Center-- Selected works from the John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco. From 1978." Footage shows people in the gallery for the opening reception and some of the artwork. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : FIL0062 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Art Center College of Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater
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Note : Several performances of Her Building with different content after each. Notes from original labels : t1: Her Building, Sunday Night (Not the best sound.) t2: Her Building, Saturday Night (Opening) t3: Her Building, Monday Night t4: Her Building, Snake Theatre, Tuesday July 4/1978 Sausalito City Hall Call Number : 014.035.192-196 Source : 4 Tapes of 4: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Snake Theater. Snake Theater has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to...
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Siskiyou County Museum
by Schultz, R.G.
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Description:  Location is Lava Beds National Monument and features California Big Horn sheep in their habitat. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Kern County Library
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Note : Audio level at beginning of original tape is virtually inaudible, slightly higher after 00:04:00. Frequent video dropout and break up. Additional Description : Note on original container: "Aired at Warner Cable, 1978-07-10, 1978-10-09, & 1979-02-22." Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel 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...
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Description :  Protest rally in support of the Moody Park Riots Houston, Texas [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: Moody Park Riots, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
California State Military Museum
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Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Note : Double-perf color reversal (picture) and full-coat magnetic soundtrack edited together digitally. 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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The Huntington Library
by Junior League of Pasadena
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Description:  Introduction to The Huntington Library, presented by the Junior League of Pasadena. Narrated by Howard Culver, editorial supervision Stan Gilman. Written by Wendy Crowley, Nancy Edmundson, Lee Herlihy, Kay Onderdonk, Susan Stebbins and Anne Wahle. A Galway Production.
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
Siskiyou County Museum
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Description:  Cross and Kaufman Logging (later named Croman) operation. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description :  Protest rally in support of the Moody Park Riots Houston, Texas [no sound] Collection Guide :  Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: Moody Park Riots, California Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection
Orange County Archives
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Note : Breakups and dropouts visible throughout all parts. Original tape crease visible in upper part of image throughout. Ends abruptly. 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...
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History San José
by KNTV (Television station : San Jose, Calif.)
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Notes:  Portions of these news reels are silent. Description : Footage from KNTV's in-depth "Live Wire" feature, on California Propositions 8 and 13. Prop 13 limited the tax rate for real estate, and Prop 8 allowed for a reassessment of real property values in a declining market. Part 1 comprises interviews with Santa Clara County Supervisor Rod Diridon, Sr.; County Fire Chief Gordon C. "Bill" Payne; and two members of the "Yes on 13 No on 8" campaign. Parts 2 and...
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California State Military Museum
by Army Audiovisual Center
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Alternate Title : National Guard State Missions 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 protected by copyright beyond that allowed...
Topics: californialightandsound, Army Audiovisual Center
Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
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Note : Tracking issues throughout both parts. Abrupt cuts, mostly at the beginning of each part and in the middle of the second part. Dirt on the camera lens. No picture from 25:35-26:12 on Part 2. Image is skewed. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description : Videotape of TriCounty Fair in Bishop - 2 volumes - 1978. Source : 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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California State Military Museum
by Army Audiovisual Center
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Alternate Title : National Guard State Mission 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 protected by copyright beyond that allowed...
Topics: californialightandsound, Army Audiovisual Center
Siskiyou County Museum
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
by Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
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Note : Banding and tearing as on original tapes. Additional Description : Note on original containers: t01: "Afro Amer. studies, Mrs. Christopher Davis Roberts"; t02: "Questions, Afro Am., Davis". Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Department of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Note : Color starting to fade blue. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 3 Reels of 3:Film: 16mm
Theater For Ideas
by Producer host: Terry Doran
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part 1 of series "The Bottom Line" A COMMENTARY ON THE BLIZZARD OF '78. The extreme winter conditions is the stage for this three part series to examine our relationship with technology and each other. Great opening! captures the mood of the blizzard with sound and pictures. Two counselors and the city's coordinator of flood control discuss the effect of "being stranded at home" on our mental health and relationships.
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, commentary, blizzard of '78
Theater For Ideas
by Producer host: Terry Doran
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Terry Doran reads letters of support for Theater for Ideas from a variety of people such as college students, member of the clergy, educators, social workers. Folk School instructor Father Larry Kramer is a guest.
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Letter, Support
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Berkeley Stage Company
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Notes: Collection: Berkeley Stage Company records, 1973-1984 Call Number: Motion Picture 416 A
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Theater For Ideas
by Producer host: Terry Doran
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Part 2 of a four part series "The Bottom Line" with artist and bicycling enthusiast Hector Garcia, Carl O'Neal, engineer, City of Fort Wayne, and a representative from the Bus Company discuss our love affair with cars and the paradox they pose, as the blizzard of '78 dramatically illustrated. Perfect
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Bicycling, Freedom, Cars
Theater For Ideas
by Producer host: Terry Doran
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Pt 3 of a three part series The Bottom Line. The personal and political implications of the coal mine strike in western Indiana are discussed by professors in labor studies and business administration, and the public information officer for the Fort Wayne Police Department.
Topics: Fort Wayne, Theater for Ideas, Public Access TV, Coalmine, Strike
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Notes: Due to original recording: buzzing sound. Collection: Magic Theatre Records, 1967-1990 Call Number: Motion Picture 387 D
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape
Note: Due to original recording: audio cuts in and out, for example in part 2 starting at 07:50:13. Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the Squaw Valley tram accident on April 15, 1978, that killed four people and injured over 30 others. Includes interviews with survivors at the hospital and Squaw Valley owner Alex Cushing. Also includes footage of the tram operating on January 6, 1979, the first day it was put back into service after the accident. Call Number: 1983/131 Container notes:...
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Source: 2 Reels of 2: 16mm film