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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
Note : Parts 1 and 2 end abruptly. Distortion recorded in the original tape. Description : Oral argument by attorneys before the California Supreme Court on February 2, 1993 in a case where two defendants were convicted of murder with special circumstances in the killing of a peace officer in the performance of his duties. Courts in federal and other state jurisdictions have followed the court's rulings in this case 8 times during the period 1993-2013. Additional Description : People v....
Topics: californialightandsound, Right to counsel, Criminal law--California--Cases, California. Supreme...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
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
California State University, Sacramento
by 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
Museum of Performance and Design
by Mullen, Dennis
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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
California State University, Sacramento
by 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