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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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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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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
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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
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
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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,...
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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
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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
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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...
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California Historical Society
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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History San José
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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
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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
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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...
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Orange County Archives
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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,...
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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...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
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The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history. The Archives' unique research collections in the history of science and technology range from the time of Copernicus to today. They are available to the campus community for instructional and...
Topic: californiarevealed
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UC Davis's Department of Special Collections , established July 1966, houses the Library's rare books, manuscript collections, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials requiring care and control that cannot be provided in the open stacks. The Department's major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars. The Special Collections Department houses the J. Richard...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
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Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for...
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The mission of the Paulina June & George Pollak Library is to uphold the University's commitment to making learning preeminent through its support and enhancement of the teaching, learning, and research activities of the California State University, Fullerton community. The Library will be the hub of an information and instruction network, designed to facilitate the delivery of recorded knowledge and information. Contact Information: Paulina June & George Pollak Library California State...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : Commissioned work by Robert Frank for broadcast on KQED-TV, San Francisco. From Mugu Brainpan: Aired on KQED TV in 1969, the Dilexi Series represents a pioneering effort to present works created by artists specifically for broadcast. The 12-part weekly series was conceived and commissioned by the Dilexi Foundation, an off-shoot of the influential San Francisco art gallery founded by James Newman. Newman, who operated the Dilexi Gallery from 1958...
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The Oral History Center is a research program of the University of California, Berkeley, working within The Bancroft Library . The Oral History Center preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States. By conducting carefully researched, tape-recorded, and transcribed interviews, OHC creates archival oral histories intended for the widest possible use.
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University of California, San Diego, Library
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The collections of the UC San Diego Library are the result of more than 45 years of intensive efforts to build one of the outstanding research collections within the University of California System. The success of our collection-building activity is due to the commitment between librarians, faculty, staff, students, and private donors. With more than seven million digital and print volumes, journals, and multimedia materials, the Library directly supports the research and instructional needs of...
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This is an extensive video archive, originally acquired through purchase in U-matic format and later reformatted into VHS. The coverage includes a major 1982 conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The collection contains presentations of musical theatrical works, cultural events such as el Dia de los Muertos and interviews with performers, artists and authors related to Chicano culture and society in California.
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Eastern California Museum
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The Eastern California Museum was founded in 1928, and has been operated by the County of Inyo since 1968. The mission of the Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret objects and information related to the cultural and natural history of Inyo County and the Eastern Sierra, from Death Valley to Mono Lake. The Museum collection is held in public trust, and a computerized database with over 15,550 records is used to manage the Museum's extensive collections. In addition to those artifacts,...
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Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
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* The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit 501 c(6) corporation and member-driven organization which gathers diverse community interests together to work on common issues that affect the region's economic health. * The Chamber is an advocate for business on issues which impact the ability of the region's businesses to be successful in a competitive marketplace. * The Chamber works to improve and promote the tourism industry of the Bishop Area. * The Chamber assembles community...
Topic: californiarevealed
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 after the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley . Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Fresno County Public Library
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Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, the Fresno County Public Library provides collections and services through its Central Resource Library and 34 branches. We are part of the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS), a cooperative network of 10 public library jurisdictions in the counties of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare. * Mission, Vision & Values * History of the Fresno County Public Library Contact Information: Fresno County Public...
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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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The mission statement of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. The Research Library has been an integral part of the Museum since it's founding in 1913, and its holdings reflect the breadth of its collections. The collection consists of materials in a variety of fields, most particularly regarding anthropology, ethnology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, and history – especially as it relates...
Topic: californiarevealed
Orange County Archives
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Description : Red Carpet style interviews at the opening of the John Wayne Theater in Knott's Berry Farm for the premiere of "Big Jake" including John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Boone, Governor Ronald Reagan and Walter Knott. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : KBF 36 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Orange County Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topic: californiarevealed
El Teatro Campesino Archives
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The archives of El Teatro Campesino are the largest archival collection on Chicano theater, consisting of approximately 157 linear feet of archives and manuscripts. They include a variety of formats, dating from the Teatro's founding in 1965. They include primary materials for researchers with an interest in theater arts, cultural arts, history, political science, labor relations, ethnic studies, sociology, antropology, and women's studies. Most materials are in English; some are in Spanish or...
Topic: californiarevealed
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) has been established to preserve and make available for research and educational purposes the tangible record of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community with a special emphasis on those materials relating specifically to San Diego County and northern Baja California. LASD views all aspects of LGBT life as important to the understanding of our communities' values, interests and issues. To this end, LASD actively seeks to acquire and...
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The Autry Museum of the American West
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The Autry Museum of the American West is a history museum dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West. Located in Griffith Park, the Autry’s collection of over 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts, which includes the collection of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, is one of the largest and most significant in the United States. The Libraries and Archives of the Autry include two research libraries: the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Humboldt State University Library
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The Humboldt State University Library supports the research and information needs of Humboldt State University. The University, located in Arcata, California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system, serving the northwestern region of the state. The HSU Library houses over 500,000 print monographs, provides access to more than 79,000 ejournals and 40,000 ebooks, and is a federal depository for United States government publications. In addition to its main monographic and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Loyola Marymount University
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The Department of Archives and Special Collections houses a variety of rare and unique materials. The Department is located on the third floor of the William H. Hannon Library on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Collections include: * Art & artifacts * Audiovisual materials * Postcards * Rare books * Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Research Collection * Manuscripts * University archives Contact Information: Department of Archives and Special...
Topic: californiarevealed
California College of the Arts Libraries
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California College of the Arts , formerly California College of Arts and Crafts, was founded in 1907 by Frederick Meyer, along with Xavier Martinez, Perham Nahl, and Isabelle Percy West. Originally in Berkeley, California, the college moved to its Oakland campus in 1922. Another campus in San Francisco was established in 1986. Reflecting the history of the college as an art and design school, the library collections focus on the practice of contemporary art and design as well as on the...
Topic: californiarevealed
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The USC Libraries Special Collections Department provides access to and preserves archival, historic, and primary source materials in its main areas of strength: Los Angeles regional history; American literature; Lion Feuchtwanger and the German émigré experience; natural history; Iberian, Latin American, and U.S. Hispanics studies, and USC history and the university’s intellectual life. Our quarters provide an area where students, faculty, and their classes may pursue intellectual exchange...
Topic: californiarevealed
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
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The Santa Clara Valley Water District Library supports the district's mission by providing professional research services for district staff and the public, using its core reference and journal collections, satellite libraries, on-line databases, interlibrary loan, and outside experts. The library maintains a catalog database of the core and satellite libraries. The district library has an extensive collection of books, reports and other materials. While we do not check out materials to the...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
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The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks. Contact Information: Oakland History Room Oakland Public Library 125 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Telephone: (510) 238-3222 Email:...
Topic: californiarevealed
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The Ethnic Studies Library is a consolidation of the four collections in the Ethnic Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley: Asian American Studies Collection Chicano Studies Collection Comparative Ethnic Studies Collection Native American Studies Collection Contact Information: 30 Stephens Hall #2360 University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-2360 Telephone: (510) 643-1234 Fax: (510) 643-8433 Email: esl@library.berkeley.edu
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Additional Title : The Commonwealth Club of California presents closeups of the club's founder, the late Edward F. Adams Description : Motion picture film from 1928 of Commonwealth Club of California founder Edward F. Adams. Also, footage of the club's first executive secretary, E. A. Walcott; Luncheon Committee chairman Alonzo Grimes McFarland; 1928 Luncheon Committee members Hibberd and Raas. Film contains intertitles. Additional content notes : Adams seated at desk, talking, smoking,...
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Few regions can rival the rich, lively labor history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This history is preserved in primary source and vintage history materials at the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) . Founded in 1985 by trade union leaders, historians, labor activists and university administrators, the Labor Archives is a unit of the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University. The Labor Archives collection includes materials from the counties surrounding San Francisco...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source : Film: 16mm : 1 Reel of 1 Collection Guide : Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional Archives Call Number : V/989 Rights : The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist...
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Sacramento City College
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Sacramento City College, Special Collections collects records of the college, unique local artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of the college and surrounding area, and makes them available to the college community and external researchers. The department stores, preserves, and arranges these collections according to standard archival practices. Users may access original materials in the Special Collections Room. The department also creates exhibits, scans photographs, and...
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The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and its partners seek to forge emotional and intellectual connections through preservation and interpretation of the resources and stories of America's maritime gateways, history, and culture, especially the development of the Pacific Coast. The Library Collections consist of over 35,000 book and periodical titles dating from 1536 to the present, 50,000 pieces of ephemera, over 3000 maps and charts covering the Pacific Basin and the West Coast...
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Computer History Museum
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The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience. The Computer History Museum was formally established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1999. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international...
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The Autry Museum of the American West
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Description : Jay and Deeth Harney are contemporary Vaqueros. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: MiniDV Call Number : F855.2.S75 H37 2003; IAL.0130 AUTRY Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Autry National Center Institute of the American West. 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 Holder. In...
Topics: Vaqueros--California, Cowboys--California, Cattle trade--California, Ranching--California,...
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Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available materials with enduring historic value that can be used to support research, teaching, administrative activities, and community involvement. The department consists of rare book collections, archival collections (including the University Archives), the Malibu Historical Collection, and the Churches of Christ Heritage Center. Materials in these collections are available for use by...
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California State Military Museum
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The The California State Military Museum houses over 33,000 artifacts as well a substantial library and archives. In addition to the main facility in Sacramento, the museum also has three satellite museums at Camp Roberts in Monterey County, Camp San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, and the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (under development) in Orange County. We also oversee non-public Regimental Rooms at the San Diego Armory and other National Guard facilities across the state....
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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Description : Poet Ross MacDonald focus of Writer's in America series Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : BANC MSS 2014/210 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. 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 some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Visual Communications
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Visual Communications (VC) is the first non-profit organization in the nation dedicated to the honest and accurate portrayals of the Asian Pacific American peoples, communities and heritage through the media arts. The Visual Communications Archives is the repository for the records generated by and related to the history of Visual Communications. Its purpose is to document the history of the organization by  organizing, preserving, and creating access to primary materials for...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
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The San Francisco History Center contains a research collection of books, newspapers and magazines, photographs, maps, posters, archives and manuscript collections, and ephemera, documenting all aspects of San Francisco life and history. The Center is also the archives for the City and County of San Francisco. The San Francisco History Center contains a wealth of primary and secondary source materials in print, manuscript, audio-visual, and digital formats. These include books, periodicals,...
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Description : Documentary footage of the recovery of Southern Pacific SD-9 diesel locomotive No. 4310, one of four locomotives marooned at Eureka following the Island Mountain Tunnel fire. The footage documents the 1979 movement of the detrucked diesel by Bigge Drayage from Alderpoint to Dos Rios, where it was put back onto NWP/SP rails. This is a bit of odd California railroad history, more recent history at that. The Island Mountain tunnel was the longest tunnel on the Northwestern Pacific...
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Eastern California Museum
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Description : Opened in 1918, Union Carbide’s Pine Creek Mine was once the largest tungsten producer in the United States. Located in the Eastern Sierra, northwest of Bishop, California. In its heyday (1940 – 1990) the mine produced 162,000,000 tons of ore and 8,350,000 20-pound “units” of tungsten oxide with a total value of more than $400,000,000. As well, Pine Creek produced approximately $30,000,000 worth of molybdenum and silver. During World War 2, the mine became an important...
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Yolo County Archives
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The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes. Online finding aids are available at Online...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel, and Sacramento fans...
Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
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The Special Collections and Archives department of the Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo was established in 1969 to build primary source research collections that reflect and support the polytechnic curriculum of the university. Major subject areas in the collections include architects, architecture and the built environment of California; book arts; environmental history; ethnic studies; fine printing; graphic arts; Julia Morgan; landscape...
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Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Bishop Chamber 9 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...
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Manzanar National Historic Site
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Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties. Congress established Manzanar National Historic in 1992. Three distinct eras are represented in the site's museum collection. Owens Valley Paiute inhabiting the area from A.D. 600 to the early 1900s; the early ranching and farming period from...
Topic: californiarevealed
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The Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives support the curriculum and preserve the records of the Graduate Theological Union. The collections are dedicated to diverse religious dialogue, the Christian and wider religious intellectual heritage, the American religious experience in the West, and the ministries and missions of the Member Schools and Institutes of the GTU. Contact Information: Graduate Theological Union 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, California 94709 USA (510) 649-2500...
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Headlands Center for the Arts
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Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the...
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The Meriam Library Special Collections and University Archives is a unique regional resource of written and pictorial materials which document the historical as well as the contemporary issues of the 12-county region known as Northeastern California as well as the history of California State University, Chico. Special Collections is composed of several collections which are housed together in this non-circulating area of the library because of rarity, source, condition or form. Access to the...
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California State University, San Marcos
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CSU San Marcos is a comprehensive, medium-sized university. California State University San Marcos focuses on the student as an active participant in the learning process. As a Carnegie classified "community engaged" university, CSUSM students work closely with a faculty whose commitment to sustained excellence in teaching, research, and community partnership enhances student learning. The university offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs distinguished by exemplary...
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Sacramento City College
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Description : This media contains information about black history in California. Mr. John Griffin is the author of, "Black like Me" which is a unique attempt of sociological study of what it was like to be a black person in America. Mr. Griffin disguised himself with the help of a dermatologist and traveled through Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Georgia. He recounts his experience in the book entitled "Black like Me". Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the...
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Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Description : This is a scanned copy of a glass plate negative with the text of a song sung by Chaffey College or Chaffey High School students, called "A Chaffey Song." The song was likely published in an early annual for either the college or the later high school. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.4 x 4 in.) Call Number : gpn_041 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
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Institute of Governmental Studies
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The IGS Library is one of the nation’s major collections in public administration, public affairs, and public policy. The library holds more than 400,000 volumes and is a depository for California local government documents. Special collections include California Reapportionment Archives and California Election Campaign Ephemera. Pamphlets and unbound reports from a broad range of public interest organizations, research institutes and government agencies are the heart of the collection, which...
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University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
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Description : A behind the scenes look at the 1973 Miss California Pageant and the state of the feminist movement. By the early 1970s, pageants had become a target of feminists and the organizers and contestants found themselves facing protests and scrutiny from the media. Optic Nerve presents both sides neutrally, allowing the clueless pageant community to make the feminists' case for them.--Media Burn Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film...
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Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
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The mission of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is to meet the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the residents of the City of Monterey Park by providing free and open access to its resources and services. Contact Information: Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library 318 S. Ramona Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91754 Telephone: 626-307-1368 Fax: 626-288-4251 Email: LibraryReference@montereypark.ca.gov
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California State Military Museum
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Notes in original box : "OCD 10424" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm 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...
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive is one of the most comprehensive transit operator-owned library resources in the United States. As the only multimodal transportation library in Southern California, we serve employees, the public, governments and research institutions. Our collection contains approximately 250,000 items of significance to Los Angeles transportation history from 1873 to the present. This includes 45,000 books, reports,...
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American Jewish University
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The American Jewish University with its Familian campus in Bel Air, California and Brandeis-Bardin campus in Simi Valley, California, is the outcome of the 2007 union of Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) and the University of Judaism (UJ). In 1947, the University of Judaism was founded in Los Angeles, the vision of Dr. Mordecai Kaplan, the author of Judaism as a Civilization, who advocated the creation of an educational institution incorporating diverse elements of Jewish civilization and culture...
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University of California, San Diego, Library
by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Description : The film consists of the best footage of benthic life generated by the "Monster Camera" project conducted in 1970. In this NSF-sponsored project, Isaacs and his team dropped a bait pail, light source and cine camera on the sea floor at various locations at depths of 200-3700 meters in order to get photographs of life on the sea floor. The film includes a detailed description of the underwater camera system and images of sea floor activity. This film was initially shown...
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Kitchen Sisters Collection
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The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva) are Peabody Award winning independent producers. Their non-profit 501c3 production company is dedicated to creating public media and educational programs that work to build community through storytelling. The Kitchen Sisters are the creators of hundreds of stories for public broadcast about the lives, histories, art and rituals of people who have shaped our diverse cultural heritage. They are the producers of the duPont-Columbia Award-winning...
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our subject...
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California State Archives Audiovisual and Cartographic Records
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Note : All abnormalities seen in files are on the tape. Best possible transfer was achieved for this pre-EIAJ format. Part 5 is missing sound during Unruh's speech, until 00:15:23 Description : This series seems to capture the news media's coverage of the 1970 California Gubernatorial Campaign. While the majority of the coverage seems to focus on Unruh, a good amount of coverage does focus on appearances by Governor Reagan as well. One of the more notable incidents of the campaign that is...
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