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  • After launching /

    From Edison films catalog: Taken near the Union Works, San Francisco, Cal., immediately after the launching of the Japanese Man-of-war "Chitose." The scene opens with the pleasure yacht "Unadilla" passing in the immediate foreground, her decks loaded with passengers. The boat slowly passes, until the stern is directly to the audience. The water in the wake of the yacht is churned by her screw ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
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    Flame of Barbary Coast / Catalog Record Only

    Duke Fergus, a Montana cattleman, travels to the Barbary Coast to collect money owed him by Tito Morell, the owner of the gambling joint, El Dorado. Duke falls for Flaxen Tarry, a singer who has earned the name of the Flame of Barbary Coast. Tito cleans out Duke of all his money through crooked means. Duke asks Flaxen to return to Montana with him, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    TR [at Panama-Pacific Exposition, 1915] Catalog Record Only

    On July 21, 1915 TR attends "Roosevelt Day" at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. He gives two addresses, one to enlisted men and officers, and the second to the general public. TR talks animately outside what is probably one of the exposition buildings; army and navy officers are in background. The man wearing a top hat directly behind TR is Hiram Johnson, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
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    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    City confidential. San Francisco : betrayal by the bay / Catalog Record Only

    During an evening in 1991, Artie Mitchell was shot with a high-powered rifle by his brother Jim. The Mitchells were the kings of the porn empire in San Francisco, and Jim said he killed Artie because he as taking his lifestyle too far.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    Willie Brown oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes Willie Brown's memories of growing up in Mineola, Texas, and moving to California where he attended San Francisco State University for his undergraduate and law degree. He recalls joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, starting his law practice and his election to the California State Assembly. He also discusses his participation in the anti-war movement and his ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Willie L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels' Bld'g / Catalog Record Only

    Shows ruins of the San Francisco earthquake and fire in April 1906. The camera pans the still smoking ruins in the vicinity of Market and 5th Streets. A few people walk along the streets, and one man carries two suitcases. On a wall standing amid the rubble a sign reads "Plumbing", while in another direction one lone automobile may be seen coming down a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    The American experience. The great San Francisco earthquake / Catalog Record Only

    Program features the accounts of those who lived in San Francisco before and after it was destroyed by a devastating earthquake and fire in April 1906. Archival footage and rare photos show the event that killed thousands of people and left tens of thousands homeless. It also outlines the remarkable recovery of the survivors who rebuilt San Franscisco within three years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    [The Trail of '98--excerpts] / Catalog Record Only

    Gold fever sweeps San Francisco and the nation and people head for Alaska. Samuel Foote, known as The Worm, forsakes his home; Lars Petersen, a Michigan lumberman, leaves his wife; Salvation Jim leaves the Nevada desert; and the Bulkeys, with a poor relation, Berna, and her grandfather, move their restaurant to Alaska. Evil men, like Jack Locasto, enforce a cutthroat life. The Bulkeys return ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1929
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    The Golden Gate / Catalog Record Only

    Air and ground views of San Francisco and the Bay, with scenes of Chinatown and of the cargoes of pineapples, bananas, coffee, hemp, copra, and silk on the piers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
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    Army pack train bringing supplies / Catalog Record Only

    Shows a U.S. Army pack train bringing supplies to the survivors of the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    The other end of the line / Catalog Record Only

    When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009