Skip to main content

American Libraries

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.



rss RSS

More right-solid
More right-solid
More right-solid
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
Note : No audio from 01:13:35 - end. Description : Arts-in-Corrections Personal Boundaries Exhibit panel discussion and overview of art from the exhibit. 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Arts in prisons--California, California Institution for Men
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...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Aman Folk Ensemble
movies
eye 40
favorite 0
comment 0
NOTE : There are occasional long silences between performances. 
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Aman Folk Ensemble
movies
eye 105
favorite 0
comment 0
Date: 19uu Description: Aman Folk Ensemble Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 8 mm Call Number:  Item 200505amf006 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Program
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk dance music--California, Folk dancing--California, Aman Folk...
Description:  Laura Dean's "Light" performed by Aman Folk Dance Ensemble. Source:  6 Reels of 6: Film: 16 mm Call Number:  Collection 2005.05 Item 200505amf001 - Item 200505amf003, Item 200505amf005, Item 200505amr008, Item 200505amr030 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk dance music--California, Folk dancing--California, Aman Folk...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Aman Folk Ensemble
movies
eye 193
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
movies
eye 35
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
Note : Camera loses focus and fades to gray throughout the tape. Young Saints performance begins at 00:14:18. Content ends abruptly. Series Title : United States, California, Los Angeles, gospel music, 1984-2005 / Evelyn Freeman Roberts Description : "Evolution of Black Religious Music: History, Functions & Social Influence" at the California Afro-American Museum of History and Culture featuring "I Remember Wings Over Jordan." Focuses on the phenomenon of the CBS network...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, Gospel...
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...
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,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy
movies
eye 72
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Video dropouts throughout program as on original tape. Loss of signal at 00:57:10. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-039 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 Holder. In addition, the reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cambodian Americans--California--Music, Cambodians--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,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
movies
eye 45
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
movies
eye 48
favorite 0
comment 0
Description : Guest lecture by Nedra Wheeler in ESM 91P, Music of African-Americans, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Introduction by Dwight Dickerson. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 871 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--Los Angeles--Music, Jazz, Women jazz...
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
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,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Bradford, Bobby, 1934-
movies
eye 53
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Audio recorded at extremely low level with some distortion. Video dropouts and skewing. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Guest lecture by Bobby Bradford, noted jazz musician and educator in Los Angeles, speaking about working with Ornette Coleman and the Los Angeles jazz scene in the 1950s. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-181...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Trumpet music (Jazz), Music--California--Los Angeles, Bradford,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Torres, David (Pianist)
movies
eye 190
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Breakup at beginning of tape, and video dropouts throughout. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. David Torres (d. 2013), pianist, musical director and chief arranger for the Poncho Sanchez Latin jazz band, speaks about growing up in East Los Angeles and his journey to Latin jazz; includes a demonstration/performance on Latin jazz. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Latin jazz, Torres, David (Pianist)
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Stalvey, Dorrance
movies
eye 35
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Video dropouts, breakup at beginning of tape. Description : Ethnomusicology 115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Dorrance Stalvey (d. 2005), composer, educator and director of music programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) speaks about his background as a musician, composer, the Monday Evening Concert series at LACMA, (which he directed from 1971-2005), and the influence of the Pacific Rim on culture and music within Los Angeles, California....
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Stalvey, Dorrance, Los Angeles County...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Loza, Steven Joseph
movies
eye 37
favorite 0
comment 0
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
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Wilson, Gerald, 1918-2014; Boyd, Herb, 1938-
movies
eye 75
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Video dropouts and skewing as on original tape. Some of the speakers are recorded at somewhat low level. Description : Ethnomusicology 115, Professor Steve Loza, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles. Conversation between jazz musician Charles Moore and author/teacher Herb Boyd about African-American music in Los Angeles and how it relates to the African-American experience; then noted musician and educator Gerald Wilson speaks of his life and experiences in the music world. Source : 1 Tape...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Trumpet music (Jazz), Music--California--Los Angeles, African...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Loza, Steven Joseph
movies
eye 118
favorite 0
comment 0
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
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Koslow, Ira
movies
eye 46
favorite 0
comment 0
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
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell; Jones, Isaiah
movies
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Li, Guangming; Hofmann, Johanna
movies
eye 146
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
Note : Heavy breakup and wrinkling from beginning of tape to 00:00:57. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Guest speaker Johnny Mori from "East meets West" contemporary jazz band Hiroshima speaks about growing up in Los Angeles and how it affected his development as a musician. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-183 Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Jazz, Japanese Americans--California--Los...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Chang, Phyllis
movies
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
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...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Perez, Raul
movies
eye 92
favorite 0
comment 0
Note : Video dropouts and some skewing as on original tape. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Raul Perez, Senior Vice President, Music Administration: Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment, discusses music in films, including how music is composed for and used in films. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Call Number : Item 2002.01-212 Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Music trade, Motion picture music, Perez,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Roberts, Evelyn Freeman, 1919-
movies
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
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...