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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 : Oral argument by attorneys before the California Supreme Court on November 2, 1993 in a suit concerning damages to be awarded to residents living near a landfill where dumping of toxic substances had occurred. Courts in federal and other state jurisdictions have followed the court's rulings in this case 114 times during the period 1993-2013. Additional Description : Potter v. Firestone & Rubber Co. (1993) 6 Cal. 4th 965 (Citation); Label on tape: "11-2-93, Sacramento,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hazardous wastes--California, Liability for emotional distress,...
Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
- Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times. Call Number:  ECM,OH 312 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
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Description : Original program notes: History of the Forts | Sun August 15 1993 | Park Ranger, Historian John Martini. Troops who served at forts in the Marin Headlands from the 1930s to the Vietnam era will share their memories of everyday military life. Veterans will join John Martini for this informal reunion, filled with reminiscences and stories. This event is organized in cooperation with the Sausalito Centennial celebration. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected...
Topics: californialightandsound, Martini, John A.
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Loyola Marymount University
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:27 after bars, tone, and slate. Description : Interview with Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan. This program was recorded a few weeks after Richard Riordan took office as the 39th Mayor of Los Angeles, California. Additional Title : Show 4010 Series Title : KCET's Life and Times Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Collection Guide : KCET-TV Collection of "Life and Times" video recordings Call Number : B-14497-3 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins 00:01:01. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with James K. Gude, M.D., pulmonary specialist at Sonoma County Community Hospital (later Sutter Health Santa Rosa). Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and mid-1990s for Sonoma County public access cable television under direction of the Sonoma County...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Medicine, Comparative, Japan, Medical economics,...
Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Activist and folk singer; describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a shipfitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist. Collection Guide : Faith Craig Petric Oral...
Topics: californialightandsound, Agricultural laborers--California--1930-1940, Folk...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Video dropouts and skewing as on original tape. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Loza discusses cultural identity in Los Angeles music, focusing on Gangsta rap and Chicano rap. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-178 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Rap (Music), Loza, Steven Joseph
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:54.  Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Joe Rodota, Mayor of the Town of Windsor, and Bert Wills, Windsor Town Manager on location at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.  Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and mid-1990s for Sonoma County public access cable television under direction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Municipal government, Mayors, Windsor (Calif.), Windsor...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:55 after color bars. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Dan Nicholas, Emergency Services coordinator. What to do in the event of an emergency? Discussion of the possibility of earthquakes and the Rodger's Creek Fault which runs through Sonoma County. Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late...
Topics: californialightandsound, Emergency management
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:26 after color bars. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as Dr. Shirley Kennedy and Mrs. Anita Mackey. Among the many shows she produced are A Tribute to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.), Rolle, Rod, Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:28 after color bars. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as Dr. Shirley Kennedy and Mrs. Anita Mackey. Among the many shows she produced are A Tribute to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.)
GLBT Historical Society
- GLBT Historical Society
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Note:  Portions of these tapes are silent. Description: Oral history of Donna Jackson, a lesbian military veteran from San Diego who challenged the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy during the Gulf War by openly declaring her homosexuality. Call Number:  95-008 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral History, U. S. Military, military, lesbian
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Jazz band West Coast Express performs. Music created by inmates in the California prison system. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program led to the formation of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prisons--California--Songs and music, Prisoners' songs--California, Music...
Note : Audio comes in at 00:00:55. Description : Guest lecture by Brenda Holloway in ESM 91P, Music of African-Americans, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 237 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Music, Soul music, Women musicians,...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:02 Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Carol Presho, Park Ranger, and Mike Feeborg, Supervising Park Ranger for Sonoma County Regional Parks, filmed on location at Spring Lake Park, Santa Rosa.  Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and mid-1990s for Sonoma County public access cable...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Parks, Sonoma County Regional Parks, Sonoma County (Calif.)
Note : Program ends abruptly. Description : Andre Rainer was one of the participants in a video-recording project coordinated by documentarians Maxi Cohen and Wendy Apple. In the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. riots, Korean-Americans, Latinos, African-Americans and Caucasians living and working in the areas most affected by the L.A. Riots, told their stories using Hi-8 video cameras. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : South Central L.A.: Inside Voices records Rights : Public...
Topics: californialightandsound, Los Angeles (Calif.)--Race relations, Los Angeles (Calif.), Watts (Los...
Loyola Marymount University
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:31 after bars and tone and black. Description : Bosnia: The War at Home profiles Los Angeles-area residents from the Serbian, Croatian and Bosnia Muslim communities and reveals the concerns they each feel about conditions in their former homeland. Not unexpectedly, relationships among the three communities have reflected the tensions abroad. Bringing the group together to discuss ways to improve understanding is Grace Aaron, an activist from the Peace Action...
Topics: californialightandsound, californialightandsound
Note : Video dropouts and low audio level as on original tape. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Loza and students discuss how class and race interrelate within the city of Los Angeles, California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-192 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, California--Race relations--History, Loza,...
Note : Breakup and wrinkling at beginning of tape. Video dropouts throughout. Speakers are recorded at low level. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Johanna Hofmann speaks about Native American music as expressed through powwow events and culture in Los Angeles; Guangming Li talks about the differences in the communities and musical traditions of the Los Angeles Chinese-American neighborhoods of Chinatown and Monterey Park in the San...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Indians of North...
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Savio examines student political activism, in particular his own activism in Berkeley in the 1960s. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: Savio, Mario, History, College students, Political activity, Student movements, Sonoma State...
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:47 after a couple minutes of set up. Colors are incorrect for a few seconds at 00:30:32 due to camera set-up, inherent. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as...
Topic: californialightandsound
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Note : Gap in Part 1 program from 00:21:00-00:21:21 as on original tape. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Titlte : The future of the Space Program Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition"....
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
- Aman Folk Ensemble
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NOTE : There are occasional long silences between performances. 
Topic: californialightandsound
California State University, Sacramento
- Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. It is difficult to hear the speakers at times. Mr. Miyao speaks Japanese at the end of Part 3. Content ends abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library Description : Nisei male, born on January 4, 1914 in the Florin area to a farm family growing strawberries and grapes. In 1942 when George was twenty-eight, his family was evacuated to Jerome and Rohwer, Arkansas, then to Amache, Colorado. The...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Loyola Marymount University
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:32 after bars and tone. Description : Life & Times visits Hamilton High School to explore the world of a Los Angeles public secondary school at a time when urban education and the Los Angeles Unified School District are in crisis. Hamilton High is among the most ethnically diverse and integrated schools in the district with a student population that is 30% Latino, 30% white, 30% African American and 10% Asian. Life & Times profiles new principal Nina...
Topic: californialightandsound
Note : Breakup and wrinkles at beginning of tape as recorded. Video dropouts throughout. Static on audio. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Ira Koslow, the manager of major musicians such as Linda Ronstadt, speaks about the popular music business in Los Angeles, California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-210 Rights : Copyrighted....
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Music trade, Koslow, Ira
Eastern California Museum
- Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; Program distorted at times; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number:  ECM,OH260 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
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Description : Retirement interview by Jack Halligan with Richard Pierucci who was Sacramento City College football coach and administrator from 1961-1993. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sacramento City College Special Collections. 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...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Corona Public Library
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end.   Description : Annual Corona Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Keynote speaker Assistant Los Angeles Police Chief Bob Vernon. Corona Police Chief John Cleghorn is the Master of Ceremonies. Call Number : C-082 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. In this Introductory lecture, Loza discusses how the class will examine on a cross-cultural basis the diverse musical contexts within the city of Los Angeles. Includes observations about gangster rap, Korean American culture in Los Angeles, and the LA Riots which occurred the previous year. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Loza, Steven Joseph
Eastern California Museum
- Potashin, Richard
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Note : High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Right channel was recorded at a lower level; Call Number : ECM OH 245 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Juanjo Dominguez is a prominent Argentine guitarist, known especially for his virtuosity of tango music. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program led to the formation of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music in prisons--California, Guitar music, California Institution for...
Note : Shutter adjustments to gain luminance results in less frames captured per second from approximately 00:01:00 - 01:10:28. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-041 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cambodian Americans--California--Music, Cambodians--California--Music,...
Petaluma Historic Library and Museum
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Note : Silent until 00:27:15.Time code in video throughout as on original tape. Note on original container : Lipschrtz + Mandolin - copy from VHS to Hi8 Window Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Petaluma Museum Historical Library & Museum. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials...
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Note : Part 1 is first half of game; part 2 is second half. Audio is split - left channel is commentary and right channel is music. Description : The best high school basketball players in the county compete in a North vs South All-Star Game.   Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 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...
Topic: californialightandsound
California State University, Sacramento
- Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Static and hiss as on original tapes. The recorder is stopped multiple times throughout interview. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei female was born in Sacramento, California June 22, 1914 to parents who worked on large farms. Lily was sent to Japan during her parents divorce and lived with an aunt from 1920 to 1925 when she was sent to Hollywood, California to live with her father and new stepmother who considered...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State Library
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Squid tempura barbecue at the Obon Festival, Anaheim, California, ca. 1993 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Anaheim, Barbecue
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Organizations and people involved with this video are: The United First Methodist Church at Santa Barbara (where the Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony took place), Louversa Harris, Los Campanas Bells, Voices of Santa Barbara Mass Choir, Inner Light Community Gospel Choir, William B. Simms, John Simms, Edward William II, Dr. Richard Hurd, Rev. L. Leander Wilkes, Rev. Julius B. Brooks, Mattie Brewer, Shirley Kennedy, Afro-American Community...
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Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Flow video then 30 seconds of silence and then a short interview with actress Cecily Tyson with loud room noise in the background. Video freezes at the end.  Series Title : Outrageous Women  Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Miller studied modern dance with Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky. She has taught and performed belly dance and creative moment in the Bay Area since 1965. Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins, and Sonia Ivanova are some of the people she talks about in the interview. She also talks about Buddhist philosophy and communism. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Modern dance--San Francisco Bay Area...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
- Aman Folk Ensemble
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Description:  Los Angeles-based Aman Folk Ensemble's first work in modern dance/folk fusion, collaborating with composer-choreographer Laura Dean. The 24-month project was funded by Phillip Morris, the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts. The finished work, "Light," was a special commission made to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Los Angeles-based Aman Folk Ensemble. In addition to choreography, Dean is credited with costume design and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk dance music--California, Folk dancing--California, Aman Folk...
Note : Audio over color bars for first several seconds. Text on screen recorded into original video. Interview begins at 00:05:49. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Petaluma Museum Historical Library & Museum. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of...
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Chad Jackson receiving Taft Union High School diploma from Les Clark, with Superintendent Gerald Dragoo in background, Taft, California, 1993 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:55 after color bars. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Ellen Draper and Cathleen Wolford, coordinators, introduce Friday Night Live and Club Live, two youth-led environmental prevention strategies to reduce underage drinking use and related problems. Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Youth--Alcohol use, Alcoholism--Prevention
Note : No audio and heavy breakup and creasing to 00:07:00. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Guest lecturer Phyllis Chang, Korean-American singer/songwriter, speaks about her experience growing up in Los Angeles as a fourth generation Korean-American, and her experience as a female Korean-American songwriter in Los Angeles; includes a performance of a few of her songs. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Korean Americans--California--Los...
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Southern California earthquakes: past, present and future Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Note : Gaps in program between 00:21:50 - 00:22:04 on Part 1 and 00:08:27 - 00:08:40 on Part 2. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : The Search for Ubar Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Mann studied ballet with Theodore Kosloff, Alexandra Baldina, Lew Christensen, Willam Christensen, and others. She toured with Ballet Russe in Europe. She returned to California and founded Ballet Valmann. Mann taught ballet until her retirement in 1992. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Ballet Valman, Ballets Russes du Col. W. de...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
- Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape;   Call Number : ECM,OH273 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:50. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Nancy Terhurst, Patient Care Manager of Labor and Delivery, and Madrone Williams, Prenatal Education Manager.  Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and mid-1990s for Sonoma County public access cable television under direction of the Sonoma...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Infant health services, Maternal health services, Community...
Sonoma County Library
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:05. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Tour of Hanna Winery, Occidental, California, and interview with Christine Hanna, President. Interview with Bernice Peterson, County Recorder starts at 00:08:25.  Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and mid-1990s for Sonoma County public access cable...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Wineries, Wine and wine making, County government--Records and...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:57. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Filmed on location at the Chalais at Oakmont restaurant. Short interview with Bob Schreck, owner. Interview with David Hansen, Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, starts at 00:04:05.   Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced between the late 1970s and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Land use--Planning, Sonoma County (Calif.). Agricultural Preservation and...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:56 after color bars. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Ron Peoric, Deputy County administrator. Filmed on location at the Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa. Interview with John Duffy, owner John Ash & Co Restaurant at the Vintners Inn. Interview with Ron Peoric starts at 00:08:32. Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were...
Topics: californialightandsound, County government, County officials and employees
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:56. Tracking error 00:04:10 - 00:04:20 as on original tape. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Short Interview with Jeff Madura, chef of John Ash & Co. filmed on location at the Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa. Interview with Bill Traverso, Professional Wine Judge, and Sheila Quince, Fair Exhibit Coordinator, starts at 00:10:33.  Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cooks, Wine tasting, Sonoma County Fair, Sonoma County (Calif.)
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Everett studied dance and ballet in Los Angeles while working as a commercial dancer in music videos and television. In New York he studied ballet with Robert Blankshine. In the Bay Area he danced with Oakland Ballet and ODC/San Francsico. Everett also choreographed. Brenda Way, Ney Fonseca, and Val Caniporoli are some of the people he talks about in the interview. Frank Everett died in 1992 of AIDS-related illness. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Aids (Disease), Gay men, Ballet...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Francisco Leon was one of the participants in a video-recording project coordinated by documentarians Maxi Cohen and Wendy Apple. In the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. riots, Korean-Americans, Latinos, African-Americans, and Caucasians living and working in the areas most affected by the L.A. Riots, told their stories using Hi-8 video cameras. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : South Central L.A.: Inside Voices records Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use....
Topics: californialightandsound, Riots--California--Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.)--Race relations, Los...
Note : Tone at beginning. Program begins at 00:00:32. Series Title : Backstage L.A. Description : Backstage LA and Backstage California were weekly radio programs of in-depth interviews between artists of all disciplines, scholars, critics, and others exploring issues in the arts and humanities. In this show, director Peter Sellars discusses his production of Aeschylus' "The Persians" at the Mark Taper Forum with Gordon Davidson, artistic director of the Forum. Collection : Sheila...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Los Angeles (Calif.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Eastern California Museum
- Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times; Two overlapping programs can be heard in part 5; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OH 274; , ECM,OH 257 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:50 after color bars. Left audio channel begins to dropout in the last 30 seconds. Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as Dr. Shirley Kennedy and Mrs. Anita...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
- Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid
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Series Title : Outrageous Women Description : Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is an African American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist and television producer. She produced a well-received local public television show, Outrageous Women, from 1988-1995, featuring interviews with local notables from the African American, community such as Dr. Shirley Kennedy and Mrs. Anita Mackey. Among the many shows she produced are A Tribute to Chumash Elders, segments on journalist Charlayne...
Topics: californialightandsound, Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Note : Audio levels are low, as in original recording. Description : Guest lecture by Margaret Pleasant Douroux, ESM 91P, Music of African-Americans, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 190 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Music, Gospel music, Gospel music--California, Gospel...
California Institute of Technology Archives
- California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Trends on the job: how women are reshaping the workplace Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
- Roberts, Evelyn Freeman, 1919-
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Note : Dark camera setup with blue tint. Dropouts, head switching, and creasing as on original tape. Content drops out from 00:11:03 - 00:12:17. Series Title : United States, California, Los Angeles, gospel music, 1984-2005 / Evelyn Freeman Roberts Description : Young Saints Rehearsal for House of Blues Performance -- Evelyn Roberts -- William Smith. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Call Number : Item 2005.08 AMVHS_20 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Evelyn Freeman Roberts. Copyright Holder...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, Gospel...
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:03. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Robert Kambak, Sonoma County General Services Architect since 1991. During his 19-year career, Kambak oversaw construction of the Main Adult Detention Facility Expansion, the new Sheriff’s Building, the new Juvenile Justice Center and Valley of the Moon Children’s Center. Kamback retired in 2010. Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Public architecture, Architects, Sonoma County (Calif.)....
Note : Lecture begins at 00:02:43, after a couple minutes of students learning video cameras. Description : Guest lecture by Clora Bryant in M110A, African American Musical Heritage, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 196 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Music, Jazz, Trumpet music (Jazz), Women...
Sausalito Historical Society
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Description : Oral history of Mignone Trouette Conner by interviewer Betsy Kraemer. Born in 1908. Long-term resident of Sausalito. Talks about local Sausalito residents: Father Valentini, Mayor Thomas, George Maxwell, Wossers, Fiedlers, and her grandfather who was constable. She speaks about the gambling era and efforts to clean up the town. She speaks about Sausalito as a wild place, the growth of civic mindedness in the town and the diphtheria epidemic. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned...
Topics: californialightandsound, History, Sausalito (Calif.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Video dropouts and some skewing as on original tapes. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Tape 1: Presentations of fieldwork projects on subjects within the Los Angeles music community, including interviews with Gerald Wilson, jazz and classical bass musician David Parmeter, Nelson George (author/producer of the movie "CB4" starring Chris Rock, a mockumentary on gangsta rap), a discussion of LA clubs the Roxbury, Trips,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Loza, Steven Joseph
Description : Tow-Up: The Story of One Family's Fight with Drugs & Life. (Theater). An Allen Washington video. King Kil-ya-man-difer and The Mendekas perform No Justice (rap music). Allen Washington, Carl Hampton, vocals; Warren Jones, keyboard; James Lee, bass; Tom Starke, percussion; R. Nelson, drums. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prisons--California--Songs and music, Prisoners' songs--California, Music...
Note : Some breakup towards beginning of tape. Video dropouts throughout tape. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Guest speakers Professor Jacqueline DjeDje and Rev. Isaiah Jones (1940-2008) speak about gospel music in Los Angeles; includes performed/participatory examples. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-175 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights...
Topics: californialightandsound, Gospel music--California--Los Angeles, African Americans--California--Los...
California State University, San Marcos
- California. Legislature. Senate. Special Committee on Border Issues
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Description : Senator William A. Craven, chair, said that the purpose of the meeting is: Receive public comment on the study commissioned by the committee under the auspices of the Auditor General and prepared by Dr. Lewis Gray and Dr. Richard Parker of San Diego State University, on undocumented immigrants residing in San Diego county; secondly, to receive information from representatives of state agencies who were not initially included in the study but have a presence in San Diego County and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Illegal aliens--Services for California--San Diego--Costs
Sonoma County Library
- Sonoma County (Calif.). Public Information Office
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:55 after color bars and black. Series Title : Sonoma County in the 90s Description : Interview with Nick Esposti, 4th District Supervisor. Esposti discusses challenges and positive developments in his district, the largest in Sonoma County. Topics include the Community Hospital and Warm Springs Dam. Additional Description : This video recording is part of a large series of television programs entitled "Sonoma County in the [70s, etc.]," were produced...
Topics: californialightandsound, County government, County officials and employees
Description : Claremont McKenna College, founded in 1946, is one of The Claremont Colleges located in Claremont, CA. Source :1 Tape of 1: 1/2 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....
Topics: californialightandsound, Benson, George C. S. (George Charles Sumner), 1908-1999, McKenna, Donald...
Loyola Marymount University
- KCET
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:38 after bars & tone and black. Series Title : KCET's Life and Times Note on original tape : Life & Times Monday Studio Edition #4054 L.A.'s Homeless Call Number : B-18812-3 Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Collection Guide : KCET-TV Collection of Life and Times video recordings Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by KCET, Community Television of Southern California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topics: californialightandsound, Los Angeles County (Calif.)