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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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Harrison Memorial Library
by Scriviani, Larry
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Note :  Part 1: difficult to hear the audience asking questions towards the end; Part 1 cuts off at the end.  Description :  Recording of a public lecture given by Brother Larry Scrivani of the Archdiocese of Monterey, at the Harrison Memorial Library, Carmel, CA. This lecture given by presents the story of Santiago Duckworth, the first visionary of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Duckworth was an early Monterey businessman, realtor, and investor. In 1888, he bought rights to develop the Carmel area,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Duckworth, Santiago, Land use--California, Real estate...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Miller studied modern dance with Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky. She has taught and performed belly dance and creative moment in the Bay Area since 1965. Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins, and Sonia Ivanova are some of the people she talks about in the interview. She also talks about Buddhist philosophy and communism. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Modern dance--San Francisco Bay Area...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
Mammoth Museum (Southern Mono Historical Society)
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Part 1: Southern Mono Historical Society 1993 Board Meeting. Part 2: Oral History with long time Eastern Sierra resident and grade school teacher, Irene Marone. Side A: 1993 Board of Trustees. Tony Campbell. Diana Walker Smith. Side B: Irene Marone (grade school teacer), 1993 Speaker at BBQ For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Historical societies
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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
Note : Clicks, static and digital errors on occasion as in original recording. Part 4: One of the speakers is extremely loud; Part 7: Right channel drops out at 01:10:30 to end. Silence and then background noise only from approximately 01:10:20 to 01:25:50; Part 8: Ends abruptly. Approximately 10 seconds of silence at 00:59:24. Additional Title : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA): documenting Filipino American expressive culture in Los Angeles Series Title : Archiving...
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Source: 9 Tapes of 9: DAT
Note : Clicks, static and digital errors on occasion as in original recording. Additional Title : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA): documenting Filipino American expressive culture in Los Angeles Series Title : Archiving Filipino American Music In Los Angeles, AFAMILA Description : St. Columban's Church Sunday Tagalog Mass Origination. St. Columban Catholic Church | Our Lady of the Angels Pastoral Region, Deanery 14 | 125 South Loma Drive | Los Angeles, CA 90026-5712....
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: DAT
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Note : High background noise on tape Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Note : High background noise on tape Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette