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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 restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Trends on the job: how women are reshaping the workplace Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition" took to the airwaves on January 20, 1988. The program was aired...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Note : Gap in Part 1 program from 00:21:00-00:21:21 as on original tape. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Titlte : The future of the Space Program Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition"....
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : Southern California earthquakes: past, present and future Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech Edition". The first broadcast of "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California Institute of Technology Archives
by California Institute of Technology; National Public Radio
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Note : Gaps in program between 00:21:50 - 00:22:04 on Part 1 and 00:08:27 - 00:08:40 on Part 2. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : The Search for Ubar Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the third Wednesday of every month and had the title "AirTalk: The Caltech...
Topics: californialightandsound, Air Talk: The Caltech Edition
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape;   Call Number : ECM,OH273 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of John J. Ford, Jr., speaking at the 1993 ANA convention in Baltimore. Ford comments on Max Mehl, Walter Breen, David Hall and 3rd party grading, coins as investments, silver dollar bags, Harry Forman, and other topics. Audio quality is poor to fair.
Topics: Numismatics, John Ford
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of John J. Ford, Jr. at the 1993 ANA convention in Baltimore. Ford comments on William Sheldon, the Major Andre medal at the New-York Historical Society, and rarity v. value in numismatics. Audio quality is poor to fair.
Topics: Numismatics, John Ford
Corona Public Library
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end.   Description : Annual Corona Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Keynote speaker Assistant Los Angeles Police Chief Bob Vernon. Corona Police Chief John Cleghorn is the Master of Ceremonies. Call Number : C-082 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 restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times. Call Number:  ECM,OH 312 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise on tape; Program distorted at times; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number:  ECM,OH260 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by California State University, Sacramento
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Description: Bishop Francis Quinn was the Roman Catholic Bishop of Diocese of Sacramento. He encouraged women to participate and lead in parish governance, educational, liturgical, financial and social ministries. He also participated in political activism, from supporting an AIDS hospice and nuclear disarmament to protesting against the death penalty. In this oral history, Bishop Francis Quinn talks about his life in the church, and how the church reacted to such events as the Civil Rights...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 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: High Background Noise; 4-second gap at 00:31:22 on first part; 10-second gap in program at 00:15:35 in second part. Call Number: SSF007
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number : ECM,OH287 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
by Burg, Peter; Cranz, Galen
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Description: This is documentation of a 1993 program at Headlands Center for the Arts, and significant to California history because it focuses on how the development of cities such as San Francisco can be a natural process to artists. Bay Area social scientists, Peter Berg and Galen Cranz, raise issues of the city as a cultural construct by examining the environmental and social impact of growing urban areas in California and other locals on global culture and ecology, the design of its...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Tony Carlotto
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Audio recording of Tony Carlotto speaking on the subject of coin photography, likely from the Early American Coppers convention in Dallas, 1993.
Topics: Numismatics, Photography
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High background noise on tape; High amount of hiss on tape; All parts cut off at the end. Description : Born in 1908. Lived in Poleta, Round Valley, Warm Springs, Independence, Los Angeles, Merced, Bishop. Jones Family. Jones ranch in Round Valley. Indians in Round Valley. Early Independence. Ranches in Round Valley. Warm Springs ranch. DWP in the Owens Valley in the 2O's. The Alabama Gates episode. Keough's hot springs. Farm life. Call Number:  ECM,OH267 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
The Huntington Library
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Note:  High background noise, high amount of hiss and static. Distorted at times. Whining noise in background throughout. Description : Oral history interview with Diana Gordon Levy, a dancer of Jewish descent who joined the First Negro Classical Ballet. Interview conducted by Kathy Ho. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topics: californiarevealed, Ballet
Source: 1 Tape of 1:DVD-R
GLBT Historical Society
by GLBT Historical Society
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Note:  Portions of these tapes are silent. Description: Oral history of Donna Jackson, a lesbian military veteran from San Diego who challenged the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy during the Gulf War by openly declaring her homosexuality. Call Number:  95-008 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral History, U. S. Military, military, lesbian
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; High background noise; All parts cut off at the end.  Call Number : ECM,OH 264 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Tulare County Library
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Topic: calfiorniarevealed
History San José
by San Jose Historical Museum Association
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Description : Elroy Christian was a machine forger and a life-long San Jose resident, going back four generations. Christian learned his trade working for the John Christian Manufacturing Company, which was founded by his great grandfather in San Jose, and manufactured farm implements.   The interview documents this dying craft, the pioneer family history, and the history of one of the original manufacturing businesses of San Jose. Transcript available Digitized by California Audiovisual...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Laguna Art Museum
by Laguna Art Museum
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Note : Program Distorted at Times; High Background Noise on Tape; Static on Tape. Program is at low volume. Description : Lecture given to public in conjunction with the exhibition Facing West: Art in Laguna Beach After 1945 (August 27-October 31, 1983). Exhibition and lecture looks at art in Laguna Beach in the postwar period with artists who have been important in the local art community as well as key players in the development of West Coast art. Exhibition is the fourth exhibition in a...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Activist and folk singer; describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a shipfitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist. Collection Guide : Faith Craig Petric Oral...
Topics: californialightandsound, Agricultural laborers--California--1930-1940, Folk...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Butte County Library
by James, Ernest C.
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Note : Handling noise and previously recorded content at beginning of program on tape. Occasional channel instability. Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : The subject was relocation and reconstruction of the Bidwell Bar Bridge. They also discussed the preservation of local history. Note on original container :   Clear - good information. They are looking at pictures, goes slowly, but information does come out. Call Number : 2016-050-0001 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Suspension Bridge...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
South San Francisco Historical Society
by South San Francisco Historical Society
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Note: Due to the original recording: High Background Noise, clicking sound throughout. Call Number: SSF016
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Headlands Center for the Arts
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Description : Original program notes: History of the Forts | Sun August 15 1993 | Park Ranger, Historian John Martini. Troops who served at forts in the Marin Headlands from the 1930s to the Vietnam era will share their memories of everyday military life. Veterans will join John Martini for this informal reunion, filled with reminiscences and stories. This event is organized in cooperation with the Sausalito Centennial celebration. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected...
Topics: californialightandsound, Martini, John A.
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Corona Public Library
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Description : Interview with Angie Ramirez. Ms. Ramirez talks about her family and childhood in Corona. She attended Washington School, Corona High School, and then worked at the Foothill Lemon Company. Call Number : C-143 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 restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Laguna Beach Historical Society
by Bing, Barbara
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Note : False starts at beginning of tape. Content ends abruptly. Description : Barbara Bing oral history interview with David Young. Collection Title : Laguna Beach Historical Society - Oral History Tapes, B. Bing Call Number : Tape #12 Rights : Rights are owned by Laguna Beach Historical Society. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Corona Public Library
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Description : Mr. Grant discusses the history of the Corona airport, flight in southern California since 1948, and his family history. Call Number:  C-078 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 restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with former Superior Court Judge James F. Roach, focusing on his service as a Superior Court Judge in Yolo County from 1979 to 1992. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Oral History Project 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 restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident Ret. Major Kenneth Brown, focusing on his family history, experiences during the Depression and WWII, and as a business man in Yolo County. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Oral History Project 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 restrictions, privacy...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Yolo County Archives
by Friends of the Yolo County Archives
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Description : Oral history interview with Yolo County resident Mary Ramos, focusing on her experiences as the daughter of Spanish immigrants in a rural California farming community. Series Title : Friends of the Yolo County Archives Oral History Project Rights : Rights are owned by the Yolo County Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Claremont Heritage
by Claremont Heritage
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Description : Interview with Mrs. Irene Garner conducted on May 13, 1993. Irene Garner is the sister of Herman Garner and discusses the early days growing up in the Pomona Valley and Bess and Herman Garner's involvement in the Padua Hills Theater. Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 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: High Background Noise. Call Number: SSF017
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
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Additional Description : Notes on original container: Jim Klewer - Oral History Interv. April 27, 1993 Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Coll. A1890 #81 Collection Title : Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Sacramento City College. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Program ends at 00:13:19, followed by unrelated content beginning at 00:22:30 Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : President, United Educators of San Francisco; officer, American Federation of Teachers; worked as a high school teacher for nearly thirty years at Lincoln and Lowell high schools; describes her involvement with school unions, 1955-1970, and her rise to become president of the United Educators of San Francisco in 1984; discusses her views on bilingual...
Topics: californialightandsound, Labor unions--California--San Francisco--History,...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Whittier Museum
by Owens, Lee
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Description :  John Nagel operated the Los Angeles East Side Airport, frequently called the Whittier Airport, located in neighboring town Pico Rivera, in the late 1920s, early 1930s. He is interviewed by Lee Owens, whose father was a friend and employee of Nagel . Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
by Sacramento City College
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Note : High amounts of static in right channel. Additional Title : History interview Collection Title : Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sacramento City College Special Collections. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Program distorted at times; Two overlapping programs can be heard in part 5; All parts cut off at the end. Call Number : ECM,OH 274; , ECM,OH 257 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape; Background noise on tape; Interview officially begins after the first 26 seconds. Call Number:  ECM, OH317 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Laguna Art Museum
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Note : Static on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape. Description : Latino artist Gilbert Lujan is interviewed about our family car. Interview in conjunction with museum's exhibition Kustom Kulture: Von Dutch, Ed Big Daddy roth, Robert Williams and Others (July 17-November 7, 1993). The extremely popular exhibition examined contributions of artists to American and Los Angeles popular culture.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Laguna Art Museum
by Laguna Art Museum
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Note : High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times. Description : Lecture to docents by Margy and walk-through gallery by Maynard of current exhibition Loners, Mavericks, and Dreamers: Art in Los Angeles Before 1900 (November 26, 1993-February 20, 1994). Exhibition first to explore Southern California's rich artistic roots of the late 19th century.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
by Sacramento City College
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Additional Title : History interview Collection Title : Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sacramento City College Special Collections. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Abreu interview cuts at 00:07:06 on Part 1. Bunting interview begins at 00:07:33 on Part 1. Description : Part 1: Manuel Abreu came to Alviso area in 1921. Manuel talks about Farias, work, and the blacksmith shop. The interview was done on Oct 6, 1993 in Glenmore; BJ Bunting discusses working in the rairoad and being a yard master nesr Shinn house. Part 2: BJ Bunting continues his talk about the railroads in and near Niles. Call Number : 2007.39.160.1 Rights : Rights are owned by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
by Sacramento City College
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Note : Left audio is severely diminished throughout. Additional Title : History interview Collection Title : Ruth Heitfeld Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sacramento City College Special Collections. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Pacific Film Archive
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Description : Bay Area video artist/filmmaker/poet/educator/activist Marlon Riggs is honored in this tribute night, only six months before he passed away. Speeches, words of praise, and performances are included. Collection Guide : Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Accession Numbers : 4000-01-2147 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American motion picture producers and directors--Interviews,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : High frequency noise on original tape. Description : 8/3 - KFRC-FM, 00:08; 8/3 - KFRC - AM, 00:45. Collection Guide : Noah's New York Bagels collection Call Number : 2016.5.10.17 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : At the time of the fire, Anna Bush-Hardin lived on Tunnel Road and owned a beauty salon. When the fire started, she was at home. Collection Guide : African Americans Affected by the East Bay Hills Fire Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
Topic: californiarevealed
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 : Hiss and background noise as on original tape. Content stopped multiple times throughout. Speed fluctuation. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei male, born February 6, 1898 to a farm family. As the second son, he would not inherit the family estate, so he came to California at age twenty to earn money and eventually return to Japan. Benji worked at his uncle"s store in Loomis, California and lived briefly in San...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by LaBerge, Germaine; Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Bouche discusses his family history in Brittany, French education, the French army, and his apprenticeship in wood carving. He speaks about his experience as a immigrant and his decision to become an American citizen. He compares that experience to that of Japanese Americans during World War II. He covers the living and teaching conditions at the Manzanar Relocation Camp, including mentions of Ralph Merritt, the camp director, and Ansel Adams, the official camp photographer. He...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Hiss, static, and background noise as on original tapes. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Caucasian female, born March 17, 1905 Juarez Chihuahua, Mexico to Mormon missionary parents. Eada graduated from Brigham Young University in 1927 and married Kent Silverthorne, a lawyer who worked in his father"s law office. He applied for and was hired by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) to conduct loyalty hearings at Tule Lake...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 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
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : At the time of the fire, Henry and Leileni Cotten lived on Tunnel Road, Henry worked for an insurance company, and Leileni was co-owner of a pre-school. When the fire started, Leileni was home while Henry was away from home and heard of the fire on television. Collection Guide : African Americans Affected by the East Bay Hills Fire Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topic: californiarevealed
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 : Hiss and background noise as on original tape. Mic hits throughout. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born February 26, 1913 in Florin, California to farming parents who died by the time he was thirteen. He left school to help support the family. Hideo married Dorothy Nishikawa in 1937. When Hideo was nineteen in 1942, his family was evacuated to Fresno, California, then to both Jerome and Rohwer, Arkansas. Their...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : At the time of the fire, Ida and Percy Williams lived at the Parkwoods Apartments on Caldecott Lane, and both were retired. When the fire started, they were both in Reno on a trip. Collection Guide : African Americans Affected by the East Bay Hills Fire Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
by African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Note : Occasional glitches throughout, recorded on tape. Description : At the time of the fire, James and Barbara Coleman lived at the Parkwoods Apartments on Caldecott Lane, James worked for the San Mateo County Juvenile Hall, and Barbara was a mortgage banker. When the fire started, James and Barbara were both at home. Collection Guide : African Americans Affected by the East Bay Hills Fire Oral History Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the African American Museum and...
Topic: californiarevealed
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 : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Kibei male, born on April 29, 1920 in Portland, Oregon to hotel keepers. In December 1921, when Kazuo was one and a half years old, his parents took him and a sister to Japan. In 1936 the sister married a visiting Japanese farmer from California who returned to the U.S. with his bride and sixteen year old Kazuo. Kazuo worked as a farm laborer, than as a houseboy for Dr. and Mrs. Bell of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 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. Parts 2, 5, and 6 end abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born on July 21, 1931 in St. Helena, California. His father was in the import-export business in San Francisco. Kenneth had no contact with his parents, an older brother and himself. The Ozawas moved to Berkeley, California where Kenneth met Herbert Pekonen, a loyal friend throughout his youth. The...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 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
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Caucasian male, born May 26, 1918 in Visalia, California. He has spent most of his life in Sacramento and had many Nisei friends. He attended local public schools and Stanford University. At age 24, Coombs went to Minidoka Relocation Center, Idaho as a high school teacher (1942-1944). Faculty included missionaries to Asia, members of religious orders, even some who had never seen Asians....
Topic: californiarevealed
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 : Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. Part 1 begins and ends abruptly. Parts 2 and 3 end abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Nisei male, born November 3, 1917 on a Sacramento farm where his parents raised Tokay grapes on thirty acres. Woody"s current home is on the farm site. The community was racially integrated during his youth and both parents spoke English. When Woody was twenty-five, the family...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of Southern California, USC Libraries, Special Collections
by Tepper, Sheila
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Note : Tone at beginning. Program begins at 00:00:32. Series Title : Backstage L.A. Description : Backstage LA and Backstage California were weekly radio programs of in-depth interviews between artists of all disciplines, scholars, critics, and others exploring issues in the arts and humanities. In this show, director Peter Sellars discusses his production of Aeschylus' "The Persians" at the Mark Taper Forum with Gordon Davidson, artistic director of the Forum. Collection : Sheila...
Topics: californialightandsound, Interview, Los Angeles (Calif.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bill Jones
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Audio recording of Bill Jones speaking on history of the Philadelphia Mint, likely from the Early American Coppers convention in Dallas, 1993.
Topics: Numismatics, Philadelphia Mint
Headlands Center for the Arts
by Sainte-Marie, Buffy; Sneed, Cathy
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Description: This nomination provides viewers a glimpse into the natural environment of the San Francisco Bay Area via a 1993 public program at Headlands Center for the Arts. Part of a public program series focused on the theme of Sustainability, this program is inspired by the beautiful landscapes of the Marin Headlands and the powerful feelings that they evoke, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Cathy Sneed discuss and explore health, one's internal condition, and their relationship to the environment...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Eastern California Museum
by Potashin, Richard
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Note : High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Right channel was recorded at a lower level; Call Number : ECM OH 245 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Sacramento City College
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Description : Retirement interview by Jack Halligan with Richard Pierucci who was Sacramento City College football coach and administrator from 1961-1993. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Sacramento City College Special Collections. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tapes 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