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The audiovisual archives of the Center for Sacramento History contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives here.



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KOVR-TV special report on the flooding in Isleton, California, including footage from a flood event in June 1972. Interviews with those affected by the 1972 flood, along with aerial shots of earthen levee damage and breaks on Andrus Island in the California Delta. Written on the original container and film leader: "KOVR00069 Isleton Flood 1972" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Floods--California
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of George and John Procida, two well-known members of the Sicilian-Albanian community in Sacramento. The interview took place on February 2, 1984 by Janine M. Lodato as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the index for this oral history interview. The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was written in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento...
Topics: Italian, Religion, Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection, Sacramento (Calif.), Sacramento...
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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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, Tower Records,...
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Description: N ews footage from KOVR-TV in Sacramento covering the Zodiac killings of the late 1960s. Seen are detective David Toschi along with attorney Melvin Belli and surviving Lake Berryessa victim  Bryan Hartnell at KGO studios. A man claiming to be the Zodiac demanded he appear on the local program  A.M. San Francisco . When the man called in he asked to be called "Sam" but whe n  Belli agreed to meet with him in Daly City the suspect never showed up. Hartnell, after...
Topics: Zodiac, Killer, murder, San Francisco, homicide, KGO TV, KOVR-TV, Melvin Belli, Bryan Hartnell,...
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Description: Joan Merriam Smith  (1936 – 1965) was an  American   aviator  famous for her 1964 solo flight around the world that began and ended in  Oakland, California , as she set out to follow the same route as the 1937 flight plan of  Amelia Earhart . Mrs. Smith had attempted to become the first woman to circumnavigate the globe by herself, but another woman,  Jerrie Mock , set off during the same week and would complete the task earlier. This KCRA-TV news footage from 1964...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Joan Smith, aviator, aviation, world flight, first woman, Earhart flight plan, Oakland,...
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: audio goes in and out throughout different spliced sections. Description:  Five reels of KCRA-TV news footage of the arrest, trial, and conviction of Richard Chase, a serial killer who murdered six people in Sacramento in the span of one month -- December 1978 through January 1979. Called "The Vampire of Sacramento," Chase cannibalized his victims and drank their blood. Trial footage includes reporting by Mike Boyd and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Serial murderers, Murder, Murderers, Crime and the press, Crime in mass media,...
Source: 16mm film: 5 Reels of 5
Description: A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication "Mom...Guess What?"  The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 - 1971 debated the legality of exotic dancers in clubs and the presentation of adult films. Film highlights include interviews with exotic dancers, including Carol Doda , as well as those...
Topic: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
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Description:  KCRA TV news footage of an interview with Charles Manson on death row at San Quentin prison in the 1970's. Also featured are scenes filmed at the home of actress Sharon Tate the morning after the first night of murders by Manson's "Family", interviews with police and detectives, scenes of "Family" members at Manson's trial, and other historic footage.  Charles Milles Manson (1934 - 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960's, he formed...
Topic: Atkins, Susan, California State Prison at San Quentin, Houten, Leslie Van, KCRA-TV, Krenwinkel,...
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The film logs were the internal inventory of the film collection created by employees at KCRA-TV and include a complete inventory of news stories, their length, and are arranged by the date the news story aired. Commonly used abbreviations found in the logs include MOS = Man On the Street interview, SIL = Silent, SOF = Sound On Film, NSOF = No Sound On Film, MAG/OPT = Magnetic/Optical Soundtrack, and CHAIN = The projector number that ran the film during the newscast. The listed newscasts...
Topic: KCRA TV
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the Squaw Valley tram accident on April 15, 1978, that killed four people and injured over 30 others. Includes interviews with survivors at the hospital and Squaw Valley owner Alex Cushing. Also includes footage of the tram operating on January 6, 1979, the first day it was put back into service after the accident. Written on original container for r01: 1983/131 Squaw Valley Tram Accident April 16, 1978 Written on film leader for r01: S12C 20 03 05; 35:41;...
Topics: californiarevealed, Transportation accidents, Transportation accidents--Investigation,...
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
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Description:  A twenty-four minute film containing original news footage on the Zodiac murders of the late 1960's in the San Francisco bay area. The film features an interview with victim Bryan Hartnell from his hospital bed after he and his girlfriend, Cecelia Shepard, were attacked at Lake Berryessa. Also featured are interviews with the detectives and police working on the case, scenes from one of the Zodiac's victim's funeral, and an interview with celebrity lawyer Melvin Belli. The well...
Topic: Forensics -- Crime Scenes -- Criminal Investigations, KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Serial Killer --...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  An eighteen-minute film containing original footage about the Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco bay area in the late 1960's and early 70's. The film features detectives at work, press conferences where sections of the Zodiac's letters are read and shown, a school bus driver discussing the killer's threat to children, and an interview...
Topics: KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Zodiac -- Serial Killer -- Lake Berryessa Stabbings -- Napa (Calif.)
Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner, Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter Harry Martin interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during its heyday in the early 1970s. It is likely that this was the first time the mansion was filmed for broadcast. Also seen is a press conference with Hefner, Benton, and Bunnies and the tour of the Playboy Mansion with...
Topic: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
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Note:  Due to the original recording, most segments of this footage are silent. Description: KCRA News film footage of various events surrounding the Firehouse Restaurant, which was opened in 1960 by brothers Carl, Lawrence S., and Newton A. Cope, Jr. Scenes inside the restaurant with Carl Cope c. 1970; Carl Cope's funeral July 8, 1980; Coverage of a fire at the restaurant on July 22, 1970; and Carl Cope speaking at the announcement about the installation of a statue commemorating the Pony...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Description:  KCRA - TV news clips featuring a Women's Abortion Rights rally in San Francisco in the early 1970s. Featured at the beginning of the footage is activist Betty Friedan. Also seen are interviews with participants and scenes of the group marching with banners and signs.  Betty Friedan  (1921 - 2006) was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Women's Movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the...
Topic: KCRA-TV, 1970's, Abortion Rights -- Women's Rights -- Protests, Friedan, Betty -- Feminist -- The...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner,  Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter  Harry Martin  interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during it's heyday in the 1970's. The film also shows a press conference with Hefner,...
Topics: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  A twenty-four minute film containing original news footage on the Zodiac murders of the late 1960's in the San Francisco bay area. The film features an interview with victim Bryan Hartnell from his hospital bed after he and his girlfriend, Cecelia Shepard, were attacked at Lake Berryessa. Also featured are interviews with the detectives and police...
Topics: Forensics -- Crime Scenes -- Criminal Investigations, KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Serial Killer --...
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Description:   On August 1, 1975, a magnitude 5.9 ( m b ) earthquake occurred approximately 8 km SSE of the town of Oroville, California.  This KCRA-TV news film features scenes of damaged stores and homes, aerial views of the town, as well as interviews with those who experienced the quake. A later news story covers the subjects of seismic studies and earthquake-predicting technology. Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 080 Copyright: Rights are owned by...
Topic: Earthquakes -- Natural Disasters -- Oroville Earthquake (Calif.), KCRA TV, Seismology, Sacramento...
This video shows footage of the excavation in the yard of 1426 F Street in Sacramento, California, as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. It appears to be the original video used for the edited version in People's Exhibit 710 . This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056). This version of the video has been edited by the Center for Sacramento History to remove graphic imagery, however all...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder
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Description:   Gregory Peck  (1916 – 2003) was an American actor and was one of the most popular  film stars  from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five  Academy Award for Best Actor  nominations, and won once – for his performance as  Atticus Finch  in the 1962 drama film  To Kill a Mockingbir d . In this KCRA-TV news footage, shot on 4/28/1964, Peck discusses his film work as well as his involvement as chairman of a cancer research fundraising campaign.  Source:  Original...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Gregory Peck, actor, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1964, Academy Award, Best Actor, chairman,...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips. Description:  KCRA - TV news clips featuring a Women's Abortion Rights rally in San Francisco in the early 1970s. Featured at the beginning of the footage is activist Betty Friedan. Also seen are interviews with participants and scenes of the group marching with banners and signs.  Betty Friedan  (1921 - 2006) was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A...
Topics: KCRA-TV, 1970's, Abortion Rights -- Women's Rights -- Protests, Friedan, Betty -- Feminist -- The...
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KOVR-TV news footage of the Father's Day 1969 incident in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, California where a group of young African Americans erected a sign in James McClatchy Park, renaming it Brotherhood Park. The incident provoked a fight and after police were called, over 40 people were arrested after more than 100 shots were fired on both sides. No one died and police ransacked the Black Panthers' offices at 2941 35th Street. Written on film leader and paper inside container:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Flooding, Black Panther Party, Black Panther Party
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
This video shows footage of the box Everson Gillmouth was found in and the site where the box was found as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. In some parts, Ismael Florez, the man who Puente hired to build and drop the box, is answering questions. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
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Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder,...
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A 9-minute film documenting the aftermath of an explosion that occurred on a freight train transporting Vietnam War-era bombs in Roseville, California. Footage includes aerial and ground views of the damage of the explosion and the resulting fires.  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...
Topics: Explosions--California--Roseville, Railroad Trains--California--Roseville, Roseville (Calif.),...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication "Mom...Guess What?"  The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 - 1971  debated the legality of exotic dancers in...
Topics: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
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This video shows Sacramento Police Department Detective John Cabrera interviewing Dorothea Puente as part of her serial murder investigation. It is an edited version of People's exhibit 577 , shortened to only include the Puente interview. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, John Cabrera,...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  This footage, reel one of two shot by KCRA-TV in the mid to late 1970's, shows the Sacramento California Highway Patrol behind the scenes.  Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  KCRA-TVSP054 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topics: California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sacramento, helicopter, officers, police, crime, American River
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Note:  Silence/noise for many sections due to original source recording. Description: A VHS tape of Bill Rase Radio & Television Programs – Bill Rase: Fabian–Jimmy Boyd, Lennon Sisters radio, 1958; Connie Francis radio/David Rose State Fair Orchestra/Bosun Bill at Mare Island, 1959; KCRA Telethon, 1962; Bosun Bill Mare Island, San Francisco Emmy Awards, Channel 3 Telerama, 1962; Bill on Channel 40 “Bob Wilkins Show,” 1980. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure....
Topic: californiarevealed, Bill Rase, Radio, Television, Fabian, Lennon Sisters, Connie Frances, KCRA,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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Descriptions:  A television documentary on the California Gold Rush and early California. The film features Sacramento historian James E. Henley (1944 - 2014) and materials provided by the Center for Sacramento History. This episode originally aired November 19, 1992. The Real West  was an American historical television series hosted by  Kenny Rogers  which first aired on  A&E   cable television  from 1992 to 1995. Source:  SVHS Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 048 Copyright:...
Topic: California -- California History -- 19th Century, Center for Sacramento History, Gold Rush -- Gold...
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Description:  An eighteen-minute film containing original footage about the Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco bay area in the late 1960's and early 70's. The film features detectives at work, press conferences where sections of the Zodiac's letters are read and shown, a school bus driver discussing the killer's threat to children, and an interview with an officer at the scene of the Lake Berryessa stabbings. Some segments are AUDIO ONLY or may be silent.  The Zodiac Killer or...
Topic: KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Zodiac -- Serial Killer -- Lake Berryessa Stabbings -- Napa (Calif.)
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Description: Filmed by KCRA-TV at the University of California at Berkeley, this film features the various performers and audience attending the Berkeley Folk Festival of October 23, 1969. Seen in this film are such diverse musicians as Charley Marshall, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, and Country Joe and the Fish, as well as an interview with musicologist Charles Seeger. The Berkeley Folk Music Festival  was held annually from 1958 to 1970 in  Berkeley, California , one of the major...
Topics: KCRA-TV, U.C. Berkeley, Folk Music, Festival, Country Joe, blues, music, live performance,...
Description:  On September 5, 1975,  Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme , a cult member of  Charles Manson's   Manson Family , attempted to assassinate  United States President   Gerald Ford  in  Sacramento.  She wanted to make a statement to people who refused to halt  environmental pollution  and its effects on Air, Trees, Water, and Animals ( ATWA ). Although Fromme stood a little more than an arm's length from Ford that Friday morning and pointed a  M1911 pistol  at him in...
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Topics: Gerald Ford, State Capitol Building, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, assassination attempt,...
This video contains the audio only of footage of the excavation in the yard of 1426 F Street in Sacramento, California, as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. It has been edited by the Center for Sacramento History to remove graphic imagery. The complete video can be viewed at the Center for Sacramento History. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder
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Note : Some silent sections. Description : A nineteen minute film containing mostly raw footage of a Vietnam War protest in Oakland, California which was recorded by KCRA-TV, Sacramento. It includes part of a news report by Vic Biondi of KCRA News. The film also highlights a mass of protesters blockading the Oakland Induction Center and attempting to blockade the streets as police escort inductees. Singer Joan Baez sings to the protesters and is one of many who are arrested.  Source : 1 Reel...
Topics: Baez, Joan, Draft--United States, Vietnam War, 1961 -1975--Protest Movements--California--Oakland,...
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Description: Joan Crawford (1904  – 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a chorus girl on  Broadway . Crawford then signed a motion picture contract with  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  in 1925; her career spanned decades, studios, and controversies. Crawford married her fourth husband  Alfred Steele ,  president of Pepsi-Cola in 1955.  He later was named chairman of the board and CEO of Pepsi-Co....
Topics: KCRA-TV, Joan Crawford, Pepsi-Cola Co. CEO, Alfred Steele, board of directors, 1972, Pepsi Bottling...
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: ends abruptly. KOVR-TV special report on cults and why people join them. Includes interviews and discussion of the need to belong, drug and alcohol issues, and escaping abusive relationships. Written on original container and film leader: "KOVR00127 Cults" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Cults--United States, Cults, Peer pressure, Hippies, Hippies--United States,...
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Description: Steve LaRosa Productions and the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau present a look at Sacramento in 1991.  Source:  VHS Master tape Accession number:  SCVB002 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive 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 CSH. In...
Topics: Sacramento, downtown, Steve LaRosa Productions, visitors bureau
Note : Program begins at 00:01:00 after bars and tone. Description : A twenty-minute film produced by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau provides a tour of the historic buildings in Sacramento, California. A warm welcome is given by Sacramento Mayor Phil Isenberg and the general tour is introduced by California Governor Jerry Brown. Among the sites featured in the film are the State Capitol, Fort Sutter, the Governor's Mansion, Blue Diamond Almond Factory, the Crocker Art Museum, Old...
Topics: Blue Diamond Growers, Brown, Jerry, Crocker Art Museum, Isenberg, Phillip, Sacramento (Calif.),...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  KCRA-TV reporter  Stan Atkinson  speaks with Manson Family member  Susan Atkins  (1948 - 2009) while incarcerated at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, California in 1978. Atkins, along with fellow family members, were charged for the murder of actress Sharon Tate and three others at her home at  10050 Cielo Drive  in...
Topics: Atkins, Susan Denise -- Central California Women's Facility Chowchilla (Chowchilla, Calif.) --...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips. Note : Audio cut off at beginning as in original recording. Description : A twenty-minute film documenting the process and effort required to produce a daily newspaper, such as the Sacramento Bee newspaper. The film describes the activities of various departments within the Sacramento Bee, including the advertising, printing, and news departments. Accession Number :...
Topics: Newspapers -- California -- Sacramento, Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.),...
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Note:  Some segments have no sync sound due to the original source; High Amount of Hiss and hum on source. Description: A VHS tape of Bill Rase's radio and television programs. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He founded and performed with the Bill Rase Band starting in the 1950s until his death. He was a disc jockey on local radio in the 1950s, he hosted a television variety show, and portrayed "Bosun Bill" on a children's television show. Call Number:...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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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...
This video shows footage of Alvaro "Alberto" "Bert" Montoya being interviewed by an unidentified woman who might be his social worker Judy Moise. Montoya was one of Dorothea Puente's murder victims, and it is also suspected that he unwittingly helped Puente dispose of her victims' bodies. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number:...
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Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Alvaro Montoya,...
This video shows footage of the excavation in the yard of 1426 F Street in Sacramento, California, as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. It appears to be an edited version of People's Exhibit 2 . This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . This video been edited by the Center for Sacramento History to remove graphic imagery. All audio remains.  CSH charges use and licensing fees ....
Topics: Dorothea Puente, F Street Murders, Police Video, Detectives, Excavation, Edited, 1426 F Street,...
Note : Due to original recording: no audio until 00:06:13. KOVR-TV news footage of the University of California, Berkeley during the Free Speech movement showing gatherings and music on campus and city parks; U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy rally; Cesar Chavez speaking and being interview; Mayor Milton McGee speaks in front of the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento; Poet Allen Ginsberg sings the Hare Krishna and is interviewed. The final clip seems to be of a Free Huey rally and shows...
Topics: californiarevealed, Black Panther Movement, Project Apollo (U.S.), Free Speech Movement (Berkeley,...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Note : Soft focus throughout. Description : A twenty-seven-minute home movie featuring the Ouye family in Sacramento, California. The movie consists of footage from several different occasions. Opening scenes show the Ouye and extended family members enjoying a trip to Santa Cruz, California. Also featured in this portion are beach scenes and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A second segment of the movie shows the family preparing and eating a Thanksgiving day meal. The third segment is titled...
Topics: Celebrations -- Christmas -- Family -- Holidays -- Thanksgiving, Family Vacations -- Beaches --...
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: no sound until 00:04:07, sound goes in and out through clips. Historical film and KCRA-TV news footage of the Sacramento Solons, including opening day in c.1920 at Buffalo Field at 10th and Broadway; 1960 Solons' Board of Directors meeting and a game against Folsom Prison inmates; and scenes of Hughes Stadium and Hank Aaron in 1974. Notes on paper inside of container: "Solons; S 12 A 180201; Historical baseball games and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Baseball--California--Sacramento, Baseball
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to note in/out points when licencing master clips.  Note : Some sections are silent. Some abrupt edits as in original film. Description : News clips from KCRA-TV feature Dr. King speaking at Sacramento State on October 16, 1967, black and white footage of King on an unknown date, and the memorial march to the State Capitol after his assassination in 1968.  Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm...
Topics: californiarevealed, Martin Luther King Jr, Sacramento State, speech, march, State Capitol,...
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Description: Join KCRA-TV's Harry Martin in this second volume of short interviews with the entertainers and musicians we still know and love today. In this volume we see the first and ONLY interview ever conducted with "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume and make up, a rather shy Barbara Streisand in 1960, the always wonderful Vincent Price, the amazing Bruce Lee in a very early interview during his time as Kato on "The Green Hornet" program, Adam West as...
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Topics: Harry Martin, entertainment, show biz, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara Streisand, Bruce Lee, Vincent Price,...
Note : Intermittent audio. Audio hiss. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as  Segments , below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. In the film, Miss Sacramento Linda Hines is shown at a J.C. Penny Store, reporter Stan Atkinson interviews Lester Maitland, and Solon Gray interviews California Senator Thomas...
Topics: Crime--California--Sacramento--20th Century, Episcopal Church--Clergy--California--Red Bluff,...
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Description:  In April of 1976 KCRA-TV entertainment reporter Harry Martin takes a look at the ever changing neon signs of the Las Vegas strip for the program Weeknight . Iconic locations such as The Mint, The Flamingo, The Stardust, The Dunes and famous names like Dean Martin, Charo, and Johnny Carson light up the night. We also see the infamous Sign Graveyard - now the Neon Museum - where all the old neon artistry is collected and preserved.  Future developments, that never seemed to...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Las Vegas, strip, neon, signs, Harry Martin, sign graveyard
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Note : Intermittent audio. Audio hiss. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as  Segments , below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. Footage includes aerial views and information on Mather Air Force Base, actress Diana Dors appearing at a Hales store, activities at Downtown Day, and construction scenes of...
Topics: Agricultural laborers--California--20th Century, Dors, Diana, Fairs--California--20th Century,...
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by KCRA TV
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Description: Historic footage from KCRA-TV covering the Ed Kemper case of the early 1970's in Santa Cruz, California. The film shows detectives examining evidence in the Kemper case, interviews with women concerning hitchhiking, and policemen searching for the victim's remains in the Santa Cruz area. Kemper would eventually turn himself in for his crimes and is still imprisoned today. Although a model prisoner with a likable personality who has read hours of books to tape for the blind, one...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Kemper, Ed, -- California State Prison at San Quentin (San Quentin, Calif.), Santa Cruz...
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Description:  The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a  counterculture   rock concert  held on Saturday, December 6,  1969  at the  Altamont Speedway  in Northern California near San Francisco. The concert featured  Santana ,  Jefferson Airplane ,  The Flying Burrito Brothers  and  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young , with the  Rolling Stones  taking the stage as the final act. The event is unfortunately remembered for being poorly organized with outbreaks of considerable...
Topics: KCRA, Altamont Speedway, concert, Rolling Stones, Santana, 1969, rock music, violence
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by KOVR-TV
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Description:  N ews footage from KOVR-TV in Sacramento covering the Zodiac killings of the late 1960s. Seen are detective David Toschi along with attorney Melvin Belli and surviving Lake Berryessa victim  Bryan Hartnell at KGO studios. A man claiming to be the Zodiac demanded he appear on the local program  A.M. San Francisco .  When the man called in he asked to be called "Sam" but whe n  Belli agreed to meet with him in Daly City the suspect never showed up. Hartnell, after...
Topics: Zodiac, Killer, murder, San Francisco, homicide, KGO TV, KOVR-TV, Melvin Belli, Bryan Hartnell,...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licensing master clips.  More on this subject can be found at:  https://archive.org/details/casacsh_000596 Description:  Decades after the fact, the name Richard Chase still brings forth feelings of horror, revulsion, and sadness to the people of Sacramento. His reign of terror in the late 1970's has become legend, with the facts of the case difficult to comprehend. In this footage,...
Topics: Chase, Richard -- Serial Killer -- The Vampire of Sacramento -- Murder -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
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Part TWO of TWO Description:  This video shows police interviews as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. The interviews were conducted by Sacramento Police Department Detectives John Cabrera and Terry Brown, and include Puente, Mervin "John" McCauley, Ricardo Ordorica, and John Sharp. Part of the video shows the empty interrogation room with background conversation between the detectives and others talking about the case. This video is part of The People v....
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, John Cabrera,...
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by Natomas Historical Society
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Transcript of the oral history of Russell Fong, whose Chinese-American family farmed in Natomas on Fong Ranch. In the interview, Fong talks about farming in Natomas during World War II, Chinese Christianity in Natomas, development of his family's ranch, and changes he's seen in Natomas. The interview took place October 21, 1996, and was recorded by Kathy Paparchontis as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to stream the audio of this oral history....
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, agriculture, Chinese Americans, Fong Ranch, North Natomas (Sacramento,...
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Description:  Various news and entertainment film clips dating from 1963 to 1973. The twenty-three minute film includes a short interview with Jimi Hendrix's band by KCRA TV's Harry Martin, a segment on Dichondra plants, snowmobiles, an anti-war rally, and more. See: SEGMENTS below for subjects and time codes. Some clips may be silent.  Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession Number:  1983/131; VAM 006 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has...
Topics: University of California, Berkeley, George Waegell, VAM 006, KCRA TV, Sacramento, Calif.
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the 1974 attempted bank robbery and standoff at the Crocker Bank located in Rancho Cordova, California. Two men, Michael Madigan and Bryan Young, after stealing two shotguns, pistols and ammo from a nearby department store, attempted to hold the bank up. A police officer patrolling by saw what was happening and called for backup. A seven hour standoff ensued with several hostages and scores of police and spectators surrounding the scene. Sharif deputy Bob...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Madigan, Michael, Rancho Cordova (Calif.), Robberies -- Bank Robberies -- Hostages, Young,...
This video includes clips of local TV news coverage of the discovery and excavation of bodies at 1426 F Street. It's part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder,...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 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,...
Topic: Patty Hearst, SLA, kidnapping, bank robbery, trial, Symbionese Liberation Army
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by Rase, William
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Description: A retrospective, produced in 1995, of the Captain Sacto Show with Bill Rase, Harry Martin, and Bob Kelly. Vintage local commercials, cartoons, footage of the original show, and more is seen in this fun look back to a very different time in local television. Also seen are interviews with actor Silvester Stalone and Tom Hanks who reminisces about his memories of Captain Sacto and KCRA from his time living in Sacramento.  Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He...
Topic: californiarevealed, KCRA-TV, Captain Sacto, Bill Rase, Harry Martin, Bob Kelly, Sylvester Stallone,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Louise Huebner, witchcraft, Tarot, Occult, Series, Tarot, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism,...
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Description:  Timothy Francis Leary  (1920 – 1996) was an American psychologist and writer known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under controlled conditions. He was most famous for his quote "Turn on, tune in, and drop out!" For a time he was incarcerated at Folsom Prison in the 1970's after a number of offenses including escaping from another prison. Interestingly, during his time at Folsom he was kept in solitary confinement...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Timothy Leary, Folsom Prison, drugs, Vacaville Prison, psychologist, prison, 1970s,...
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Description: The Sasquatch People, also known as Bigfoot, are the subject of much curiosity and debate. For hundreds of years there have been stories of sightings and interactions with these beings often seen throughout California, the United States and the world. In this special report by Terry Richards, we explore the myth and reality of this elusive mystery and the effect it has on the small town of The Dalles, Oregon. Interviewed are Anthropologist  Grover Krantz and Primatologist ...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch, Northern California, Oregon, Washington, mystery, anthropology,...
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by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0317 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
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by Barry, Bert; Johnson, Douglas; Jones, F. Clinton; Pope Studios
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Description : An educational film highlighting the economic impact of industry, agriculture, and the government public sector on the economy of Sacramento, California. This mostly aerial view of Sacramento and the surrounding area provides glimpses of various industrial and agricultural sites, the expanding housing industry, the demand for energy to power the city, and how the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is meeting that demand. This SMUD presentation has several contributors...
Topics: Sacramento (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.)--Aerial Views, Sacramento...
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Note : Some portions are out of focus.  Description : A three-and-a-half-minute long home movie produced by Harold Ouye in Sacramento, California. Footage from the movie consist of flowers, bees, and birds in a garden.  Accession Number : 29  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm  Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: Flowers, Garden, Home Movie -- Sacramento (Calif.), Insects, californiarevealed
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Note : Due to original recording: no audio until 00:13:00 and in and out for rest of clips, audio/video cuts in and out occasionally. KOVR-TV news footage of the trial and imprisonment of Lynette Fromme for her attempt to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford on September 5, 1975, in Sacramento's Capitol Park; includes trail sketches and interviews in prison. Written on original container and film leader: "KOVR00004 Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme" For additional information see...
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Topics: californiarevealed, Assassination, Trials, Fromme, Lynette Alice, 1948-, Ford, Gerald R.,...
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Description: This edited presentation of KCRA-TV news footage captures the days immediately following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Featuring scenes from Sacramento and San Francisco, California with Gov. Pat Brown, a man who served in the Marines with Lee Harvey Oswald, as well as several "man on the street" interviews and scenes from various local religious services.  Scenes from this production can be seen in their original condition at: John F. Kennedy On Air...
Topics: John F Kennedy, assassination, KCRA-TV, Pat Brown, Lee Harvey Oswald, man on the street, reactions,...
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Description:  Reel two of b-roll footage shot by KCRA-TV in the mid to late 1970's featuring a behind the scenes look at the men and women of the Sacramento California Highway Patrol. Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  KCRA-TVSP055 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
Topics: California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sacramento, helicopter, officers, police, crime, American Rive,...
Natomas Oral Histories
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Transcript of the oral history of Jerry Inman, who lived on houseboats at the Virgin Sturgeon Marina. In this interview, he walks through the Natomas Historical Society’s Virgin Sturgeon exhibit and discusses the marina and restaurant. The interview took place on April 17, 2010, and was recorded by Anne Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to stream the audio of this oral history. Accession number: 2015/027 Copyright: Rights are owned by the...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, North Natomas, South Natomas -- Sacramento -- Sacramento County (Calif.),...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 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,...
Topic: Patty Hearst, SLA, kidnapping, bank robbery, trial, Symbionese Liberation Army
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by KCRA TV
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Descriptions:  A thirty-minute film featuring clips of the National Farm Workers Association and its co-founder Cesar Chavez in the 1970s. The film highlights several interviews with Chavez, strikes, and UFW marches.  Cesar Chavez (1927 - 1993) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962. Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession Number:  1983/131; VAM 011 Copyright: Rights are owned by the...
Topic: Agricultural laborers -- Labor Unions -- California -- 20th Century, Chavez, Cesar, Delano...