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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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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6, 1993 – FRIDAY MARCH 19, 1993 John Bennett, George Bennett, Chien-Ming Chao, Adonis Cleanthous, Irena Ivanovich, Ray-Han Jin, Andrea Ljahnicky, Chung-Ting Lo, Senhiko Nakata, Jordan Parnass, Astrid Perlbinder, Eric Worcester Distraction/Surveillance  is an installation created by final-year students from the Graduate School of Architecture at Colombia University under the supervision of Hani Rashid. The exhibition was to question the role of architecture and image-making...
Topics: Installation, Student, Columbia University, Image-Making, Information, John Bennett, George...
SATURDAY APRIL 3, 1993 – SATURDAY MAY 1, 1993 In  Body Object Landscape , Michele Saee examined architecture as a spatial extension of all of the senses of the body beyond visual ones. His architectural work emphasizes the role of the human hand in the creative process, in attempting to counteract the proliferation of machine-created forms.
Topics: Body, Senses, Hand, Creative, Machine
SATURDAY MAY 8, 1993 – TUESDAY JUNE 8, 1993 This exhibition presents models, drawings, and other materials from four architectural projects: Suspension at La Guardia Airport, Altered Residence for a Neurobiologist, Imperfect Utopia: A Park for the New World, and Un-Occupied Territory: An Economic Ecology. The spatial arrangement within the gallery  was intended to raise questions around issues of contingency, interval, and discontinuity.
Topics: Models, Drawings, Projects, Contingency, Interval, Discontinuity
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Charles Stuart Kennedy, Lent C. Johnson
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Oral history of Lent C. Johnson, MD, chief of Orthopedic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Recorded April 21, 1993.
Topics: orthopedics, orthopedic pathology, oral history, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, AFIP
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
California State Library
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Taiko drummers at the Obon Festival, Anaheim, California, ca. 1993 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Anaheim, Teiko...
California State Library
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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,...
California State Library
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Dorothy Armstrong on 66th birthday in tandem dive with jumpmaster, Taft, California, 1993. Dorothy and husband, Art, founded Taft School of Sport Parachuting, 1961. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
California State Library
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Anthony Arevalo wearing traditional Mexican charro outfit for rodeo appearance, Long Beach, California, 1993. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach, Rodeo...
Watsonville Public Library
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Description : Oscar Rios on a tour of Alfaro's Bakery making cheese bread. Alfaro's Bakery was located in Santa Cruz but moved to 413 E. Riverside Dr, Watsonville, CA in 1993 and closed in 2012. Series Title : Shades of Watsonville Call Number : SWAT-001-096
Topics: californiarevealed, Watsonville (Calif.)--History, Watsonville (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photographic Negative (2 1/2 x 3 in.)
Watsonville Public Library
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Description : Circle time at Salsipuedes Head Start, Watsonville CA.; part of an outdoor science class on the lawn in back of the school. Series Title : Shades of Watsonville Call Number : SWAT-001-325
Topics: californiarevealed, Watsonville (Calif.)--History, Watsonville (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photographic Negative (2 1/2 x 3 in.)