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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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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
Manzanar National Historic Site
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Additional Title : Arnold Maeda Sings Songs from the Operetta 'Loud and Clear' 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. One of the most influential teachers at Manzanar High School was Lou Frizzell. Frizzell taught music, and wrote many original songs for student performances. One of those students was Arnold T. Maeda. Maeda typed the lyrics to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Maeda, Arnold
Source: 1 Disc of 1: CD-R
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