• Film, Video
    [Unidentified Staples & Charles. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906]
    San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906
    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 refugee camp. Original intertitles precede each change of scene, but the locations provided are incorrect for three of the five views. The state of the ruins and camp suggest a date ...
    • Contributor: Afi/Staples (Robert) & Charles (Barbara) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    TR in San Francisco, 1903
    Theodore Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903 | President Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903
    The following is a scene-by-scene description of the film: The camera was positioned on the southeast corner of O'Farrell Street and Van Ness Avenue, and pans from north to west to south, and then back to west. [Frame: 0100] The view is north on Van Ness Avenue toward the approaching band and cavalry. Students of Whittier School are in the foreground. [0604] The band ...
    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Willie Brown oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Willie Brown interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby | NVLP Interview of Willie Brown 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. (Willie Lewis) - Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia) - National Visionary Leadership Project - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    [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 ...
    • Date: 1929
  • Film, Video
    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 ...
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    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.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    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, ...
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    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.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    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.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    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, ...
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    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 ...
    • Date: 1906