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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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South San Francisco Historical Society
by South San Francisco Historical Society
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Note: Due to original recording: loud clicking noise throughout in parts 3 and 4; high background noise. Call Number: SSF026; SSF027
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Bennett's speech is difficult to hear because of high amount of hiss, hum, and high background noise on tape. Description : William Bennett delivers a speech about educating California and the nation's youth in virtue as well as scholarship. Call Number : Box 12 / Item 43; Drawer 1 / Item 39 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,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Napa County Historical Society
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Additional Title : Audiotape #155 Description : Speech/presentation Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Napa County Historical Society. Copyright Holder has 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 purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, Napa County (Calif.)--History, Local.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
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Description : Original program notes: Talking Trash | Joe Garbarino & Mierle Ukeles | Sun Dec 5 1993. How can activists and artists work together in developing broader responsibility for the treatment of the trash that we create daily? Joe Garbarino is an avid recycling activist and the director of the renowned Marin Recycling Center in San Rafael. This multimillion dollar complex is recycling more of the refuse it receives than any other recycling center in the United States. Mierle...
Topics: californialightandsound, Garbarino, Joe, Ukeles, Mierle
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Eric P. Newman
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Eric P. Newman presentation at the American Numismatic Society Coinage of the Americas Conference, 10/30/1993.
Topics: Numismatics, $, Dollar Sign
Headlands Center for the Arts
by Children from the Sausalito Literacy Project
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Description: In 1989 the Headlands Center for the Arts began sponsoring a program for children in the Sausalito public school with the goal of stimulating literacy in all its forms. In this recording, children involved in the Literacy Project from the Martin Luther Jr. School proudly read their poetry developed during the project. This nomination is paired with a series of photographs documenting the program. Call Number: Tape 4
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Painter, Carol
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Description : Life history of woman of Chinese/Mexican descendent, born in Drytown, California in 1904 and educated in Sacramento. Ms. Lee's story is read by Carol Painter. Call Number : 1993/058/002 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. 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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
San Diego Air and Space Museum
by San Diego Air and Space Museum
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Description : Walt Lawr was a commercial pilot in and around San Diego in 1930s. Call Number : C-54 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by San Diego Air and Space 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 gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio tape
GLBT Historical Society
by GLBT Historical Society
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Description : Oral history of Winifred Briggs, a California native and resident who discusses being a lesbian in World War II, as well as AA, US Army Nurses, and same sex relationships in the 1940s 1950s. Call Number:  95-01 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californiarevealed, Oral History, World War II, military, AA, US Army Nurses, relationships, 1940s,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Dixon Public Library
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Note : Hiss and background noise throughout both parts. The very beginning of part 1 sounds like it was recorded over a previous program that was not fully erased. Additional Title : Dixon Women's Improvement Club Talk Description : Members of the Dixon Women's Improvement Club Ardeth Sievers Riedel, historian, and Grace O'Neill, club president, present a talk recorded in 1993. They discuss the history of civic improvement projects that the Women's Improvement Club has accomplished since its...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Dixon Public Library
by Dixon Women's Improvement Club
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Note : Background noise and hiss throughout. Additional Title : Dixon Women's Improvement Club Talk Description : Members of the Dixon Women's Improvement Club Ardeth Sievers Riedel, historian, and Grace O'Neill, club president, present a talk recorded in 1993. They discuss the history of civic improvement projects that the Women's Improvement Club has accomplished since its beginning in 1904. This talk is a continuation of "Women's Improvement Club Presentation: Ardeth Riedel and Grace...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of a portion of a preliminary round of the World Series of Numismatics, held at the 1993 American Numismatic Association convention in Baltimore. Teams included are The Scholars, Minerva's Conquerors, Veni Vidi Vici, Baltimore's Best, and Young Numismatists 2. 
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Assocation
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of the conclusion of a preliminary round of the World Series of Numismatics, held at the American Numismatic Association (ANA)  convention in Baltimore. Teams succeeding to the next round are Minerva's Conquerors and Veni Vidi Vici. Following the World Series of Numismatists (approximately ten minutes into the recording), the audio moves to the reception and opening program of the Numismatic Literary Guild bash (including a kazoo band at 24:20), also held at the ANA convention.
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Assocation
GLBT Historical Society
by GLBT Historical Society
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Description : Oral history of Zoe Dunning, a northern California resident who attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business and publicly announced her homosexuality while serving in the military during Don't Ask, Don't Tell.  Call Number: 95-01 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californiarevealed, Oral History, World War II, lesbian, military, family, Janet Reno, legal issues
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape