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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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Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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Topics: Folsom (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.), Folsom (Calif.) -- Maps, Folsom (Calif.) -- Land and...
Source: folio
Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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There is an index in the back of the book. It is unclear who created this book, but it is possibly the Sacramento County Assessor.
Topics: Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Maps, Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Land...
Source: folio
Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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Topics: Galt (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.), Galt (Calif.) -- Maps, Galt (Calif.) -- Land and...
Source: folio
Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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Topics: Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Maps, Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Land...
Source: folio
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Scholastic Magazines, inc.
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   This is one of the films in the 'Toute La Bande' series. This film is a landmark of interracial personal relationships in educational films. In his book 'Films You Saw in School,' (McFarland) Geoff Alexander writes: ‘Toute La Bande’ was an exceptional thirteen-part French language instruction series of 1970, created by language educator Mary Glasgow and produced by Donald Carter. [1] Each film in the series consists of a light drama, sequentially beginning with the arrival of a student...
Topics: French, foreign language teaching
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts Department
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1986 Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts production of "Arsenic & Old Lace".  March 2nd, 1986. Port Washington, NY.  Directed by Jeff Roberts.  Cast:  Ann Richman, Erika Kane, Brian Hecht, Adam Richman, Ed Schuldner and Matt Epstein.
Topic: Schreiber High School Performing Arts
A Year At The Wheel
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Politics, Art, Religion, Revolution By Shane and Amy Bugbee This is the full length experimental film produced from the A Year At The Wheel Project by Shane and Amy Bugbee. It offers a compelling look of a large cross section of the American people from coast to coast during the year leading up to the 2008 election. The film features clips from Craig Newmark founder of Craigslist, Ian MacKaye of Fugazi, Minor Threat and founder of Dischord Records, revolutionary and poet John Sinclair,...
Topics: A Year At The Wheel, bugbees, shane bugbee, creatives, scholars, madmen, individuality, freedom,...
A Year At The Wheel
by Shane & Amy Bugbee
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departure day, over a week delayed. shane & amy featured. elgin, ill as the bugbees sponsor leaves them high and dry the depart a few days late. this footage includes: the bugbee's leaving with less than $200. and no credit cards. conversation includes: the adam curry deal falling thru, amy shows her worry and interviews cheyenne, details their departure and plans, shows off the truck we are leaving in. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU...
Topic: A Year at the Wheel
A Year At The Wheel
by shane and amy bugbee
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The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America By Shane and Amy Bugbee, 2012 This 534 page epic is the culmination of a year's travel and interviews with a rich variety of Americans - Every stop between the Christian right and the liberal left, with anarchists, nihilists, and beyond questioned in more than 40 interviews. The subjects covered in the interviews are Politics, Religion, Art and Revolution, including questions on voting and capitalism. This book is a true slice of life, and a deep...
Topics: shane bugbee, creatives, scholars, individuality, freedom, artistic expression, speech, the soul of...
A Year At The Wheel
by shane and amy bugbee
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this is a key so you might watch the footage from the a year at the wheel collection (  https://archive.org/details/ayearatthewheel ) in a row, in order, by date, making it the worlds longest documentary... clocking in at over 140 hours of footage.  If the footage listed is out of order when sorted by date on the archive.org site there will be a couple of stars added ** before the words out of order. we would suggest clicking on the url that is following the title in this key. in order to...
Topics: a year at the wheel, bugbee, shane bugbee, amy bugbee, project a year at the wheel, usaodd,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Shanta Herzog, Eric Acevedo, Steve Ruiz, Milan Herzog
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Milan Herzog produced, both as a line producer as well as an executive producer, an estimated 400 titles, probably more academic films than anyone in history. Born in Vrbovec, Croatia, on August 23-24, 1908, Milan’s greatest influence in film was as Encyclopaedia Britannica Films’ Vice President of Production, where he influenced, supported, and befriended filmmakers such as Chuck Finance, Tom Smith, Bert Van Bork, and Larry Yust. Milan passed away on April 20, 2010. Milan had an...
Topics: afana, milan herzog, academic film
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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Agre- New Cool Crypo Antoniewicsz- Attacking Proximity Card Access Systems Atlas of Doom- Ghz or Bust! Benninger, Sobell-Intro to Near-Field Communication Berthaume- Java Backdoors and Cross Framework Abuse Bowers- Building Measurement and Signature Intelligence Bruce "The Shmoo" Potter- Closing Remarks 2012 Bruce "The Shmoo" Potter- Opening Remarks 2012 Caroland, Conti- Lessions of the Kobayashi Maru Clark, Blaze, Nelson-Fisher, Elmore- Inside the OODA Loop Credit Card...
Topics: hacker, conference, shmoocon
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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Our second ShmooCon was on January 13-15th 2006, at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel. We sold out on December 20th at over 600 people. We had many improvements, including super-quick registrations and onsite video production. This was the first year for the Hacker Arcade. Bigger and better, we still had a great time, and we keep on learning. Keynote - Dan Geer Jon Stewart- Behavioral Malware Analysis Using Sandnets Dan Moniz, Patrick Stach- Breaking LanMan Forever Steve Manzuik - Network Policy...
Topics: shmoocon, hacker, conference
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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ShmooCon 2009 2009 Presentations Keynote: Matt Blaze Since 2004, Matt Blaze has been a computer science professor at the University of Pennsylvania; prior to that, he spent a dozen years on the research staff of AT&T (Bell) Labs. Matt's work focuses on cryptography and its applications, trust management, physical and human scale security, designing secure systems, and networking and distributed computing. He's particularly interested in security related to public policy, such as...
Topics: shmoocon, hacker, conference
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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Becoming Jack Flack: Real Life Cloak & Dagger Taylor Banks and Adam Bregenzer Are you on too many social networking sites? Have all of your exes found you on facebook? If the fuzz came looking, how easy it would be for them to find you? kaos.theory, the creators of Anonym.OS, bring you this abridged guide to becoming (and staying) anonymous. Privacy is your right, anonymity is your path, and kaos.theory will be your guide. We address anonymity at three progressively comprehensive levels -...
Topics: hacking, convetion, shmoocon
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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All Your Apps Axelle- Defeating MTANG Coyne-Defenses of Data Extrations Crenshaw-USB Crowley-URL_enlargement Davidson-Labs_College Dunlop-AndroidRE Edwards-AYD Friedburg-Fun With Flow Gavin-DLP Gutierrez- Attacking Google Web Toolkit Hoffmann-SnS Klinedinst-Modelling of Real-Time Security Events Kovach-Hairspray Detector Larimer-USB_AutoRun Long-Hack_Planet McNabb- Hacking Smartwaves Moulton-PaperweightHD Mudge-Keynote Oakley- Exploting Dwart Pawleski- Intersect Root Potter- Opening Remarks...
Topics: shmoocon, hacker, conference
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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21st Century Shellcode for Solaris - Tim Vidas Advanced Protocol Fuzzing - What We Learned when Bringing Layer2 Logic to SPIKE Land - Enno Rey and Daniel Mende Backtrack Demo Baked not Fried Performing an Unauthorized Phishing Awareness Exercise - Syn Phishus Closing Remarks Forced Internet Condom - Aaron Higbee and Jaime Fuentes Forensic Image Analysis to Recover Passwords - David Smith Got Citrix Hack It! - Shanit Gupta Hacking Windows Vista Security - Dan Griffin Hacking the Samurai Spirit -...
Topics: hacker, conference, shmoocon
Anarchivism
by ShmooCon
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ShmooCon 2007 2007 Speakers Speaker Selection We promised to list our CFP selection commitee. This team reviewed a ton of quality papers. A true thanks goes out to these folks: 3ric, Bob Fleck, cazz, cowboym, freshman, gdead, Johnny Long, Ken Caruso (ipl31), Shmoo Manchu, w0mbat ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Keynote Speaker - Avi Rubin Bio Dr. Aviel D. Rubin is Professor of Computer Science and Technical Director of the...
Topics: shmoocon, hacker, conferenc
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Silas Johnson
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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
Media Burn
by Skip Blumberg, Paul Challacombe, Joel Gold, Judy Hoffman, Anda Korsts, Jim Mayer, Jack McFadden, Tom Shea, Tom Weinberg, and Jim
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Excerpt from hour-long program inspired by Studs Terkel's best-selling book, Working. In the book, people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about it. The documentary explores what it is actually like to be on the job with some of these people. The opening of the piece declares, "As experimental video journalists, we hope to demonstrate that new small-format television equipment allows people to speak for themselves, simply and directly and that real people in real...
Topic: Chicago Hello
Anarchivism
by Smashface / Revision3
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Save Rev3 -- anarchivism.org Show: EPIC FU [Complete Series] Format: Large h264 Notes: Complete series. Numbering off, but all episodes accounted for. revision3.com Archived: 2012-06-07 EPIC FU is your guide to what the web is buzzing about. Every Tuesday and Thursday we bring you the coolest in art, tech, music and culture from a globally-minded, geek perspective. It's the owner's manual for the Internet generation.
Topics: revision3, iptv, anarchivism
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
A/V Geeks
by Southerby Productions
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Illustrates the role of nurse practitioners as members of the health care team by showing them at work in hospitals and clinics. Discusses the education and on-the-job training necessary to achieve certification.
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Topics: nursing, career
A/V Geeks
by Southerby Productions
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The catalogue says "Uses fantasy and humor in order to break down the resistance to treatment of people arrested for drunken driving and to promote alcohol safety." The film ends with mom, dad, and two kids plunging over a cliff to their deaths. Designed for use in Alcohol Safety Action Project programs.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: driving, dui, drinking
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Man showing the process for making jewelry, detailing the decorations on the container for a Torah scroll, circumstances surrounding welcoming a baby.
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Scholar working at a desk.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Controversy of Samaritans view of themselves as true Israelites. Stops almost immediately.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Instrumental music.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Views of scenery
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Synagogue shots, children learning, landscape shots
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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The auido cuts in and out, but it's two men talking, and services in the synagouge
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio goes in and out, working on a farm
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Film of: discussing immigration of Bene Israel
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Opening narration about Cochin Jews
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman showing jewelry on a couch, man talking, outdoor shots. Video cuts out between 7:10 and 9:20
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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The grounds of the community center
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man discussing confirmation ceremony, a Samaritan coming-of-age rite, and arranged marriage
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Mother and daughter reading at a table
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Guitars and singing, also chatter. Audio cuts in and out.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Lecture (in English) on archeological finds relating to the Samaritan temple.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Metallic drum, and then men singing
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Establishing shots, man talking, men praying, children learning
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Various clips of daily life
Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Maps, outdoor photos
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman holding up jewelry and talking about it
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravos on Hoshana Rabbah
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Photos of societies, shots of synagogue, jewelry
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman discussing Yemenites in India
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio starts 7:11, stops 9:26, starts again 16:10, stops 17:14. Music and singing
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Stringed instrument, singing, audio cuts in and out
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Indistinguishable shouting
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man chanting, with voiceover narration
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Examining two different stringed instruments, on of which is missing its strings, and a bongo drum. Briefly looking at a set of flutes.
Topic: Jews
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Women bringing children to kiss Torahs in a synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Explaining the 3 communites of Jews in India. Curtain colors on holidays
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man and woman saying camera, speed, action, and stop
Topic: Jews.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio cuts in and out. History of Jews in Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman talking about song of Rachel looking for Joseph, choirs singing, audio cuts in and out.
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Origins of Jews in Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Beginning of Cochin narration
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravos outside
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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People praying in synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Discussing children moving away from Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man talking about photos. He is in Haifa, but they are from Cochin. Dorection for all this is audible.
Topic: Jews -- India.