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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Khan Academy
collection
2,738
ITEMS
4.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.1M
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Bangladeshi American educator Salman Khan. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the website supplies a free online collection of more than 2,400 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and now computer science.
Topics: Khan Academy, education, lessons, Salman Khan
Academic Film Archive of North America
collection
379
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.6M
The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition. The AFA defines academic film as any film in the broad subject areas of the Humanities and Sciences which were sold into secondary school, university, and public libraries. Such films might have been made by educational film companies, television networks, non-profit...
TED Talks
collection
2,942
ITEMS
929,143
VIEWS
by Academic conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Harry Marks, technology, design
collection
eye 929,143
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." http://www.ted.com/ Videos in this collection include originals in 420p quality MPEG4 16:9 aspect ratio, and a derived letter-boxed version in NTSC Standard Definition MPEG2 in a 4:3 aspect ratio that is broadcast ready. This collection contains only those TedTalks that don't contain trailing commercials. TedTalks...
Topic: Ted Talks
collection
eye 847,806
In its 120-year history, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has collected nearly one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Three gallery floors feature materials from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia. This collection on the Internet Archive represents a portion of the motion picture...
California Revealed
collection
26,563
ITEMS
381,554
VIEWS
by California Revealed
collection
eye 381,554
Historical archival materials from California Revealed in partnership with over 250 libraries, archives and museums  across the state. California Revealed provides digitization, digital preservation and online access services for archival materials documenting state history, including books, documents, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and ephemera. This collection provides glimpses and whispers of our state's rich heritage- there is much more to be mined and discovered. We must...
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 359,394
favorite 30
comment 3
This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Anatomy, Breast...
Pankaj Oudhia
collection
17,546
ITEMS
334,794
VIEWS
collection
eye 334,794
I am Pankaj Oudhia working independently as researcher and documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Herbs and Insects in India. Presently my work is focused on Medicinal Rice of Asia.
Topics: Traditional Healing, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Medicinal Rice
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
collection
100
ITEMS
283,143
VIEWS
collection
eye 283,143
The Timothy Leary Archive covers forty years of lectures, TV guest appearances, performance art, talk shows, and experimental films from Timothy's personal archives. News report of the start of this collection in February 2009.
Anarchivism
collection
212
ITEMS
229,754
VIEWS
collection
eye 229,754
Anarchivism is an ad-hoc group of volunteer archivists who are primarily aimed at saving and preserving both digital and analog media when current methods of preservation seem lacking. Officially started in 2012 as a way to pool together projects by several individuals, the group has become a centralized haven for capturing and sharing little-known or forgotten media. This does not simply include copying files from a website, but hunting down missing entries and filling holes to create as...
Topics: iptv, archiving, conference
Fadiman Social Documentaries
collection
67
ITEMS
195,796
VIEWS
collection
eye 195,796
Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for more information about Dorothy Fadiman's films . All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast any of Dorothy Fadiman's films .
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
collection
806
ITEMS
190,689
VIEWS
collection
eye 190,689
The audiovisual archives of the  Center for Sacramento Histor y  contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives  here . Founded in 1953, the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) is funded by the City and the County of Sacramento and is the repository and research center for City and County historic collections. These collections are held in the public trust and reflect the many aspects of the social,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Educational Films
by Thomas G. Smith
movies
eye 181,526
favorite 171
comment 2
This film examines the process of holography, types of holograms, and the uses of the hologram for artistic and scientific purposes, as demonstrated by Tung H. Jeong, PhD, Lake Forest College. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: "Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor, holography’s inventor, saw the film after it was made and said it was the best film on the subject that he had seen. It is such a visual subject it made for a good film. I knew the 3-D quality could only be appreciated if...
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Topics: Physics., Photography., Light.
collection
eye 152,973
BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet...
Topic: californiarevealed
Emersons California Bar Review
collection
171
ITEMS
148,613
VIEWS
by Emerson Stafford
collection
eye 148,613
Emerson Stafford's eight week course for preparing for the California Bar exam.
Topics: law lectures, legal terminology, California Bar Exam, law
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
movies
eye 126,482
favorite 70
comment 7
Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores -- California -- Los Angeles, -- Tower Records,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Richard Leacock
movies
eye 121,617
favorite 106
comment 7
This PSSC film utilizes a fascinating set consisting of a rotating table and furniture occupying surprisingly unpredictable spots within the viewing area. The fine cinematography by Abraham Morochnik, and funny narration by University of Toronto professors Donald Ivey and Patterson Hume is a wonderful example of the fun a creative team of filmmakers can have with a subject that other, less imaginative types might find pedestrian.
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Topics: physics, science, PSSC
Media Burn
collection
21
ITEMS
114,679
VIEWS
collection
eye 114,679
The Media Burn Archive contains a unique collection of 5,000 non-fiction videotapes reflecting historical, political and social reality as seen by independent producers from 1972 to 2002. It supplies a major dose of American studies, media history and electronic literacy. You are invited to enjoy this small selection of films from the Media Burn Independent Video Archive! Click to go to the webpage of the Media Burn Independent Video Archive .
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
movies
eye 96,754
favorite 4
comment 0
Description : A documentary on independent truckers. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion. 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...
Topics: Truck drivers--United States, Optic Nerve, californialightandsound
movies are made
collection
877
ITEMS
94,329
VIEWS
collection
eye 94,329
Film snippets for teaching movie storytelling techniques
Topic: movie storytelling techniques
Academic Film Archive of North America
by William Deneen Productions
movies
eye 77,921
favorite 38
comment 3
Sponsored by the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, Bill Deneen traveled three days by bullock cart to the remote Keng Tung Leprosy Colony (today called Naung Kan) run by Father Cesare Columbo in Kengtung (Kyiang Tong), Burma. Intended to be used for fundraising, the film is a fascinating documentary about a humanitarian effort that would soon be terminated by the Burmese government. Shortly after the film was made, Columbo was deported, never to return. He is still fondly remembered by...
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Topics: Burma, Myanmar, leprosy, Hansen's Disease, Cesare Colombo
collection
eye 74,742
Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of...
Topic: californiarevealed
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
426
ITEMS
73,200
VIEWS
collection
eye 73,200
On May 2, 1981, the California State Railroad Museum opened to the public, as did the Museum Library. The library has been an integral component of CSRM since the project's inception. It was clear to the founders of the Museum that a thoughtfully assembled collection of published, manuscript, and pictorial materials would not only enhance the museum's services but also support its conservation and education programs. With this goal in mind, as railroad equipment and artifacts were gathered for...
Topic: californiarevealed
The Ghost Players Collection
collection
6,284
ITEMS
66,539
VIEWS
collection
eye 66,539
The Ghost Players originated with the pro ball players in the movie Field of Dreams. Since the movie’s 1989 release, they have played exhibition games, performed comedy routines, taught kids’ baseball clinics on the Field of Dreams and at ballparks around the world. The Ghost Players Collection consists of almost 60 hours and more than 6,000 clips of the Ghost Players and their travels between 1989 and 2008.
Topics: Field of Dreams, Iowa, baseball
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
collection
117
ITEMS
65,275
VIEWS
collection
eye 65,275
Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art. Among the museum’s strengths are its...
Topic: Museum of Art
Buckminster Fuller Archive
collection
12
ITEMS
62,132
VIEWS
collection
eye 62,132
During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topic: Buckminster Fuller
collection
eye 57,965
The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections. Bancroft's holdings include: * more than 600,000 volumes * 60,000,000 manuscript items * 8,000,000 photographs/pictorial...
Topic: californiarevealed
California Historical Society
collection
126
ITEMS
54,720
VIEWS
collection
eye 54,720
The mission of the California Historical Society is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store. * Keeps an active public program schedule, including exhibitions, lectures, and other public events. * The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials...
Topic: californiarevealed
PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
39
ITEMS
54,522
VIEWS
by PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
eye 54,522
prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose....
Global Lives Project
collection
1,237
ITEMS
53,530
VIEWS
collection
eye 53,530
The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of our own communities. For more information, please visit globallives.org .
Topic: globallives
Khan Academy
movies
eye 49,759
favorite 2
comment 1
Chromosomal basis for gender. Sex-linked traits.
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Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
collection
eye 48,324
The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest...
Topic: californiarevealed
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 47,334
favorite 4
comment 0
Shows how a typical labour should be managed, including abdominal and vaginal examination, the second stage of labour, the patient prepared for delivery, the control of the foetal head, examination of the umbilical cord, use of the mucus cather, ligation of the cord, expulsion of the placenta and an examination for vaginal and perineal lacerations. 1 segment.
Topics: Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor, Obstetric, Medical sciences, Birth, Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor,...
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Daniel Meyers
movies
eye 46,643
favorite 49
comment 47
When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories illuminates a largely undocumented era, from the end of the 19th century through the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973. This Academy Award-nominated film features compelling first person accounts, which reveal the physical, legal, and emotional consequences during the era when abortion was a criminal act. Until recently, the era of illegal abortion had been a "sealed chapter" in U.S. women's history. The aura of shame surrounding...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Academy Award, Oscar, Concentric Media, reproductive rights, women, women's...
collection
eye 45,796
The UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections collects, maintains, preserves, and makes accessible the UCSB Libraries’ most valuable, rare, and unique materials. Included are printed materials such as books and serials, as well as manuscripts, and audio-visual materials. The department’s materials are non-circulating, but are available for research in the reading room during posted hours. Among Special Research Collections holdings are approximately 250,000...
Topic: californiarevealed
Chicago Film Archives
collection
39
ITEMS
44,727
VIEWS
collection
eye 44,727
Chicago Film Archives is a regional film archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and providing access to films that represent the Midwest. CFA incorporated in late 2003 in order to preserve and catalogue over five thousand 16mm films donated by the Chicago Public Library. Since then, CFA's collection has expanded to over fourteen thousand films of various genres and forms. In addition to collecting films by commercial, experimental and documentary filmmakers, CFA is particularly interested...
Topics: Chicago Film Archives, CFA, Midwest, 16mm film, 8mm film, Chicago Public Library, commercial films,...
Khan Academy
movies
eye 44,329
favorite 0
comment 0
Introduction to basic algebraic equations of the form Ax=B
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Silas Johnson
movies
eye 42,604
favorite 17
comment 5
Johnson is another "lost" filmmaker, who worked out of Coronado, California. This film boasts beautiful color footage of old Baja, before Pemex stations lined the Cuota and Libre. Hunt travels from Ensenada to Cabo San Lucas, enchantingly stopping at the waterless village of Magdalena Bay, Tortuga Bay, and the vineyards at Santo Tomás.
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Topics: Santa Tomas, Magdalena, Tortuga, Baja, Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada
collection
eye 42,135
California's first legislature, meeting in 1849–50, charged the Secretary of State to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California…" The California State Archives, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, continues to serve in the spirit of those early instructions, providing a...
Topic: californiarevealed
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Claude Lelouch
movies
eye 41,555
favorite 46
comment 2
Far more than a travelogue with pretty pictures, this little-known film won six international awards shortly after its release. 'Iran' consists of spectacular geographical and archaeological footage interspersed with "slice of life" shots, evidencing best juxtapositional editing we've ever seen. This is a buried masterpiece from the director of 'A Man and a Woman,' 'Happy New Year,' and 'And Now My Love.' Lelouch reportedly shot six miles of footage to make this film, which apparently...
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Topic: Persia, Petroleum, Qashqai, nomad, Islam, mosque
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 39,538
favorite 4
comment 3
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Academic Film Archive of North America
by Homer Groening
movies
eye 38,995
favorite 28
comment 2
Ever wonder how Matt Groening of 'The Simpsons' got his quirky sense of humor? Probably from his filmmaker dad, Homer Groening, who passed away in 1996. Although known for his documentaries, Homer Groening directed and narrated this film, ostensibly about color, but filled with an ongoing series of bikini-clad bathing beauties. The film is perhaps best viewed as a graphic artifact that will interest media historians seeking additional insight into the elements that influenced the cartoonist.
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Academic Film Archive of North America
by MPO Productions
movies
eye 38,963
favorite 95
comment 15
This outrageous parody of the prototype 'commercial' family was apparently made as an in-house joke by one of the largest producers of television commercials. Their clients would have never seen this gem, which parodies products as well as the people that buy them.
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Topics: parody, advertisement, asian
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
movies
eye 38,456
favorite 9
comment 0
A fan video from a student at the University of California from the 1990's, with footage from an early Burning man.
A Year At The Wheel
collection
163
ITEMS
38,355
VIEWS
collection
eye 38,355
The people Shane and Amy Bugbee encountered all across America, every manner of character from every walk of life, were thoughtful and thinking, and they had a lot to say - much of it might be surprising. The footage contained in this collection is all of the raw footage from the entire project. These are the raw interviews as well as road footage of the couple with their dog Cheyenne and their turtle Myrtle, along with interviews and observations from their unique interview subjects, it also...
Topics: A Year At The Wheel, Paul Krassner, A Year At The Wheel, bugbees, shane bugbee, creatives,...
Appalshop Archive
collection
135
ITEMS
37,751
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,751
Appalshop Archive has made selections from two of its local television collections available on the Internet Archive: Early Headwaters Television, 1980-1984 In 1980 Appalshop launched a weekly television series on WKYH-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Hazard, Kentucky. The series title, Headwaters, was inspired by the many rivers that originate in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. A mixture of folk arts, local affairs and music, Headwaters programs documented regional artists, artisans, and...
Topics: pbs, bluegrass, music, kentucky, appalachia
Rutland Historical Society
collection
353
ITEMS
35,543
VIEWS
collection
eye 35,543
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland.  Our video collection contains the Society’s award winning Historically Speaking Episodes, which includes interviews and historical pictorial material in a flexible TV magazine format. Moments in History Episodes provides brief segments chronicling Rutland’s past.  Notes From the Past...
Topics: Rutland, Vermont
Khan Academy
movies
eye 35,378
favorite 0
comment 0
Introduction to addition. Multiple visual ways to represent addition.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
movies
eye 32,137
favorite 4
comment 1
Overview of the Vietnam War
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Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
History San José
collection
371
ITEMS
31,606
VIEWS
collection
eye 31,606
History San José (HSJ) is Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. History San José preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events.. History San José operates three locations: History Park — a historical and cultural campus featuring 19 partner organizations who each tell their own history in their own words; the Peralta Adobe-Fallon House...
Topic: californiarevealed
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce And Katharine Cornwell
movies
eye 30,868
favorite 86
comment 7
'Journey to the Center of a Triangle' (1976) 8m, dir. Bruce & Katharine Cornwell. Another fabulous film by the Cornwells, created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal. Presents a series of animated constructions that determine the center of a variety of triangles, including such centers as circumcenter, incenter, centroid and orthocenter. The music is Bach's preludes 8 (Eb minor) and 12 (F minor) from the Well Tempered Clavier. More on the Cornwells at http://www.afana.org/cornwell.htm...
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Topics: mathematics, science
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce and Katharine Cornwell
movies
eye 30,627
favorite 74
comment 4
Bruce and Katharine Cornwell are primarily known for a series of remarkable animated films on the subject of geometry. Created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal, they are brilliant short films, tracing Klee-like geometric shapes to intriguing music, including the memorable 'Bach meets Third Steam Jazz' musical score in ‘Congruent Triangles.’ In this melding of art and science, the Cornwells create a quasi-hypnotic take on a mathematical construct. More on the Cornwells at...
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Topic: mathematics, science
collection
eye 29,896
At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research. Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
eye 29,827
The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County. Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books. Many of these materials date back to 1882 when George Chaffey and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Les Goldman
movies
eye 29,582
favorite 62
comment 5
A parable about the consequences of being a bystander to evil, from a disturbing poem by Maurice Ogden, read by Herschel Bernardi. Shadows and shifting geometric planes lend a Chirico-like quality to Julian's animation. Great musical score by Serge Hovey. About the film, Steve Goldman writes: "Les Goldman was my father. Creating this film was one of the most important accomplishments of his life. He was inspired to make this film after hearing the poem 'Hangman' read on Pacifica Radio in...
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Topics: animation, death, horror
Orange County Archives
collection
367
ITEMS
29,385
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,385
The Orange County Archives serves as the main repository for historic property documents, vital records and other materials from county government. The Archives is open daily to offer assistance to local historians, property researchers, genealogists and students. The Archives is also home to a vast collection of historic photos and archival materials from affiliated government agencies, as well as the Knott’s Berry Farm Collection, the federal court record of the county’s 1994 bankruptcy,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 29,106
favorite 21
comment 0
This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Thomas G. Smith
movies
eye 27,561
favorite 78
comment 2
Tom Smith headed up the Special Effects team at Industrial Light & Magic, where he created all the goodies for the 'Star Wars' films. This is his academic film masterwork, which took over a year to create, over 13 weeks to film, and utilized "traveling mattes," with as many as five separate films running in the background, showcasing wonderful models and graphics. About the making of the film, Tom Smith writes: "I made that film in 1976 with Richard Basehart as narrator and a...
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Topics: space, universe, Industrial Light and Magic, ILM
University of Washington Libraries
collection
111
ITEMS
27,179
VIEWS
collection
eye 27,179
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America, with a collection of more than seven million cataloged volumes, six million in microform format, more than 50,000 serial titles, and several million items in audio/video/film and other formats. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of audio and video from the UW Libraries' collections. Questions? Email us at medialib "at" uw "dot"...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gene Kearney
movies
eye 26,248
favorite 94
comment 16
Alienation, angst, and schizophrenia are powerful themes addressed by Kearney in this forgotten masterpiece. From a story by Conrad Aiken.
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Topics: schizophrenia, teen angst
Buckminster Fuller Archive
movies
eye 25,041
favorite 27
comment 0
During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topics: Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion house, Wichita House, geodesic domes, tensegrity structures,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
collection
120
ITEMS
24,376
VIEWS
collection
eye 24,376
The Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive includes video of lectures and events from Middlebury College. Lectures and addresses included in this collection have been delivered by speakers from many institutions on a variety of critical topics, and are made available whenever possible via the Internet Archive and other online platforms.
Topics: Lectures, Commencement speeches, Middlebury College
collection
eye 24,129
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives within the Stanford University Libraries exists to arrange, describe, preserve, and make available documents of enduring historic value, both as intellectual items and as historical artifacts, to support the research needs of the undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and other scholars at Stanford University and beyond. Stanford University Library curators actively seek out collections to enhance our holdings, primarily in the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Washington State University Libraries
collection
552
ITEMS
23,940
VIEWS
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Washington State University Libraries have more than two million books and over 30,000 journal and magazine subscriptions. Media, maps, microforms, government publications, ebooks, ejournals, manuscripts, archives, and special collections additionally support WSU's teaching and research programs. Approximately 35,000 volumes are added to the collection annually.
Topic: Academic Libraries
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
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Arts & Media programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
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Description : Features Jim Jones presiding over a meeting, presumably in Redwood Valley. Members offer testimony and songs in praise of Jim Jones and the Lord. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Media Resources Center Collection Call Number : VIDEO/C 2328 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jones, Jim, 1931-1978, Peoples Temple, Cults--California
LA County Library
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Founded in 1912, LA County Library is one of the largest and most innovative library systems in the US. It offers free public resources including books, music, multimedia materials, computer and internet access, and educational and recreational services to 3.4 million residents across 3,000 square miles through its 87 community libraries and mobile fleet of 18 vehicles, including 3 bookmobiles, 10 MākMō maker mobiles, and 5 Reading Machines. LA County Library is dedicated to reducing barriers...
Topic: californialightandsound
Khan Academy
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How to get correct advice when you can only ask one question from either a liar or a truthteller (when you don't know who is what)
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
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Welcome to LION TV, the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION) devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Content for LION TV comes from the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project (ANTS), an international collaborative screencasting and video tutorial project. Whether you are wanting to learn how to do Research, use Google more effectively, understand what is an authoritative web site, or learn about a myriad of issues related to information (such as Privacy,...
Topics: LION, ANTS
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Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see katrina.jwa.org/about#about-oral-history .
Topics: Katrina, Jewish
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies , the power of collective memory and media will bring to...
Topics: home movies, asian
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Kristin Atwell
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WOMAN BY WOMAN documents progressive change for women in some of the least developed villages of India. Vivid images portray the humanity of the people, the beauty of the countryside, as well as the toll of centuries of poverty. We meet courageous women who are coming out of seclusion in order to serve in their communities by teaching other women about family planning resources. We also meet family members who support these efforts - a village husband who works side-by-side with his wife, in a...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Academy Award, Concentric Media, reproductive rights, women, women's rights,...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Peru, Cuzco, Sacsayhuamán, Incan antiquities, Inca ruins
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Baccalaureate address to the Middlebury College Class of 2001, delivered by Fred Rogers. This video is part of the Middlebury College Commencement Archive.
Topics: Baccalaureate addresses, Personal growth, Empathy
Mountain View Public Library
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The Mountain View History Center houses information about Mountain View's past. We collect and preserve books, maps, photographs, directories, newspapers, school yearbooks, and other materials pertaining to Mountain View's heritage. We display artifacts that reflect both the changing and enduring natures of the area once known as The Valley of the Heart’s Delight. The collection is owned jointly by the Library and the Mountain View Historical Association. Contact Information : City of...
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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This a clip from a televised interview with Timothy Leary at home. Leary discusses emerging technology, the Sixties and the youth culture of the 1990s.
Topics: emerging technologies, The Sixties, The internet, youth culture, 1990s