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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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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Sonoma State University
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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...
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Manzanar National Historic Site
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Note : Interviewee audio is sometimes echoey. Beeping in part one from 00:26:30 to end, likely due to low camera battery. Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Okui was one of the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar. This interview records his recollections of life there. Sue Embrey was also one of the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar....
Topics: californialightandsound, Okui, Mas, Embrey, Sue, Manzanar War Relocation Center
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by 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.)
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.)
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 : 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
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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
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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-
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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)
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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
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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
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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-
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,...
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers
by 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...
Topic: californialightandsound