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    Early films of San Francisco, before and after the great earthquake & fire, 1897-1916 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Copyright: no reg. Alternate title: San Francisco videodisc. DLC Videodisc operates as a level 3 interactive video when run with the Apple MacIntosh version of the American Memory program or as a level 1 video in a standard CAV videodisc player. Videodisc available in M/B/RS Reading Room. Digital version also available over the Internet. Side A) Trip down Market Street before the fire -- ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • [Unidentified Staples & Charles. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:05 (part 1), 2:34 (part 2), and 2:21 (part 3) at 15 fps. Photographed: late April, 1906. Location: various locations in and near downtown San Francisco, California. This film is made up of five panoramas, four wide and one close-up, of the ruins of downtown San Francisco shortly after the 1906 disaster, plus a panorama and scene in a nearby ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Mabel and Fatty viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco, Cal. /

    Copyright: Keystone Film Company; 22Apr1915; MP313. Duration: 3:16 (part 1), 3:34 (part 2), 3:24 (part 3), 2:59 (part 4), and 3:39 (part 5) at 15 fps. Cast: Mabel Normand, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Photographed: January-February, 1915. Location: San Francisco, California. The 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition was San Francisco's second fair (following the 1894 Mid-Winter Fair) and her first major exposition. The 1915 fair celebrated both the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Luis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Silver Spring, Maryland, 2013-06-27.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Zapata, Luis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-27

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  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77926. Duration: 2:20 (part 1) and 2:25 (part 2) at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is a compilation of panoramas filmed in the ruins of downtown San Francisco and outlying refugee camps following the 1906 earthquake and fire. The film dates from Wednesday, May 9, 1906. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • San Francisco disaster /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 19May1906; H77924. Duration: 2:42 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Photographed: May 5, 1906. Location: Studio, New York City. This film shows the partial burning of a small-scale model of downtown San Francisco in an early attempt at simulating the 1906 disaster. The model is seen in aerial view from above the South-of-Market district, looking northwest toward Market ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Army pack train bringing supplies. /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:46 at 15 fps. Photographed: 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidio, outside the burned part of the city. The Army played a major role in relief and refugee ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    Before and after the great earthquake and fire early films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page (viewed on Feb. 9, 2006). Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress. Site offers a perspective on the effects the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires of 1906 had on the development of the city. Seventeen films shot before the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 1] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77925. Duration: 2:14 at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: Market and Mission streets, San Francisco, California. This film is a compilation of views and pans among the ruins of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire and dates from Wednesday, May 9, 1906. The film was shot in the downtown area ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • San Francisco's future /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:27 (part 1) and 2:13 (part 2) at 15 fps. Location: San Francisco, California. By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels Bld'g /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:15 at 15 fps. This film is a spectacular pan of the downtown area of San Francisco as seen from south of Market Street. The location among low ruins was ideal to view the tall ruined buildings along and north of Market Street. Since the facade of St. Patrick's Church is not visible in the pan, the film is probably ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:39 (part 1), 2:59 (part 2), 3:13 (part 3), and 3:08 (part 4) at 15 fps. This film shows the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, and the devastation resulting from the subsequent three-day fire. The 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:12am and was centered along the San Andreas Fault, which slices through coastal California. Most ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Hollywood--the golden years. Episode five, Dark victory / Dark victory] = Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286. On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series. Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Hollywood--the golden years. Episode one, Birth of a titan / Birth of a titan] = Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286. On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series. Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    A home on the range the Jewish chicken ranchers of Petaluma / Catalog Record Only

    1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    The big house. Alcatraz, Sing Sing / Catalog Record Only

    Narrated by Paul Sorvino. The men who served time in the Alcatraz and Sing Sing speak out in this fascinating look at America's most notorious prisons. Interviews from former inmates, guards, wardens and other insiders offer an unvarnished look at what life is like behind bars, while journalists and historians detail the stories that have become part of prison lore, including the "Escape from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance / Let's face the music and dance] = Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286. On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series. Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    KPFA on the air / Catalog Record Only

    Photography, Stephen Lighthill ... [et al.]. Narrator: Alice Walker. Reviews the 50-year history the first listener-supported community radio station, KPFA in Berkeley, California. Covers its founding by pacifists and poets, news coverage of the McCarthy hearings, peace issues, race relations, nuclear disarmanent, nuclear power, student protests, the Black Panther Movement, and the Vietnam War, to the present day challenges. Not viewed. viewing copy; Received: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Beyond organic : the vision of Fairview Gardens / Catalog Record Only

    Based on books by Michael Ableman: From the good earth and On good land. Photographer/on-line editor, Mark Dworkin. Narrator, Meryl Streep. Tells the story of Fairview Gardens, a 12-acre farm located in the Galena Valley, north of Santa Barbara. Managed for the past two decades by visionary farmer/photographer/author, Michael Ableman, the farm is a model of sustainable food production and community development. Not viewed. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels' Bld'g / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
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    California and the dream seekers / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on container: A&E Television Networks ; 1997. Narrator: Edward James Olmos Editors, Michael D. Couture, Michael P. Gilvary ; music, Jack Tillar. Originally produced as a TV program. A comprehensive history of California, utilizing historical photographs and motion picture film footage. Vol. 1 covers the period from the beginnings with the arrival of the Spanish and the Franciscan fathers ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Hollywood--the golden years. Episode six, Howard's way / Howard's way] = Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286. On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series. Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Hollywood--the golden years. Episode four, It's all true / It's all true] = Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286. On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series. Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    One California day / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround. "A look at the California surfing experience"--Container. Narrator: Devon Howard. Joe Curren, Jimmy Gamboa, Tyler Hatzikian, Alex Knost, Chris Malloy, Dane Perlee, Joel Tudor, and Tyler Warren ; featuring Lance Carson, Tom Curren, Skip Frye, Jeff Johnson, Dan Malloy, Keith Malloy, Terry Martin, Jed Noll, and Greg Noll. Art direction, Jason Baffa, Mark Jeremias ; graphic design, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Birth of a community Jews & the Gold Rush / Catalog Record Only

    Narrator, Joy Carlin. Producer/director, Bill Chayes ; editor, Kitty Rea ; music, Jon Herbst ; script, Elisabeth Friedman. Originally produced in 1994. This program relates the history of Jewish pioneers to California during the Gold Rush, outlining their reasons for coming, and their way of life once they arrived. The history of early Jewish settlements in San Francisco and Sacramento, and in Gold Rush ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996