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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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A/V Geeks
Aug 7, 2022 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunch 6 16 2020 Danger Is Your Companion Social Courtesy Home Front Booby Traps Pvt SNAFU Let's Make A Meal in Twenty Minutes Can Do, Can't Do Time Piece
Topic: 16mm
A/V Geeks
Nov 14, 2021
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
Nov 13, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 3 streamed live on Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 screening: * The Adventures Of Chip And Dip * Lets Find Something Better To Do * Patriotism (With Bob Crane) Tv Guide Ad * Tv Guide Commercials * Recorded Live https://youtu.be/52CYoQqixL0 https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-17-20
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
Nov 11, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show Golden Toe The Story What You Eat You Are Morality for Youth Using a Pocket Calculator AV Geeks Lunch 8 13 2020
Topics: 16mm, football, shoes, Jim Bakken, The Simpsons, Matt Groening, south carolina, BYU, white water...
A/V Geeks
Nov 11, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunch 110 aired live on Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 screening: Retrospect - Why Civil Defense Handy Dandy Filmmaking Film How Rodney The River Rat Made Money Grow Mobile Labs - Any Questions? Survival For Sportsmen Kodak Teenage Movie Awards ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-8-12-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/eifj6TtZEUw
Topics: 16mm, filmmaking, super 8, Learning Corporation, banking, iconographic film, storybook, science...
A/V Geeks
Nov 9, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
Nov 9, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
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A/V Geeks
Nov 3, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 37 aired live on Monday, May 4, 2020 screening: Hardware Wars Hamilton Beach Electric Knife Movie Trailers The Stage Is Yours What's Happening William's Doll ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-5-4-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/PSr4TjDPDgQ
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, playboy, star wars, Paul Frees, home appliances
A/V Geeks
Nov 3, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm lunch streaming show
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm lunch streaming show, transportation
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 27 aired live on Monday, Apr 20, 2020 screening: Drug Effects Graffiti-Fun Or Dumb?. Jack In The Box Communications Marijuana Not So Easy Treehouse ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-20-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/uJfOwbT6CSo
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, animation, graffiti, Counselor Films, Avanti Films, Gene Clark,...
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 26 aired live on Friday, Apr 17, 2020 screening: Bicycle Clown Drugs Are Like That Easy Way Out Fry It Safe I Like Bikes One Got Fat Case Study Lsd The Bike ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-17-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/hozI923IuU8 Fryday! I'm really wanting some fresh hot french fries while I watch these 16mm films.
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, bicycle
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 29 aired live on Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 screening: How Water Helps Us All My Tomorrow's Silent Snow Secret Snow Cipher In The Snow Malakapalakadoo Skip Two ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-22-2020-with-kier-la  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/QDFZhrl7dtc
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 28 aired live on Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 screening: More Life In Living Planet Of The Ticklebops Project The Right Image Public Opinion Teeth Are A Good Thing To Have Where The Wild Things Are ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-21-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/BEFawfRf9NU
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, national dairy council, animation, Learning Company, LCoA,...
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 22 aired live on Monday, Apr 13, 2020 screening: Fallout Shelter: What Is It? Mcgruff's Guide To Personal Safety You And Office Safety Food For America Parents: Who Needs Them Magnificent Major ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-13-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/9CVO6tl9aWw
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, cold war, Chris Bohn, civil defense,public safety, agriculture,...
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 21 aired live on Friday, Apr 10, 2020 screening: What Troubles The Troublemaker? Filmstrip Down And Out 70's Movies Spots Deadly Dangers First Aid Action Leader Lady Madness Neurotic Behavior ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-10-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/LVENnQso2Sk
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 25 aired live on Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 screening: Case For Beer From The Ground Up How To Be A Friend On Every Hand Orange - Fruit Of Life Pitch-In ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-16-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/SFLuefgD7w8
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, beer, orange juice, litter
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 23 aired live on Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 screening: Brussel's World Fair How To Keep A Job The Vandalism Film The Weird Number Where Does Our Meat Come From? ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-14-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/AUkekZ1daHg
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, World Fair
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 24 aired live on Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 screening: Armour And Co Products Inserts Irs Psa Sunbeam Advertising Splicing Motion Picture Films Talking Car Barbara's New Shoes Getting Even ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-15-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/tnLk9p0ORY8
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 17 aired live on Monday, Apr 6, 2020 screening: Buying Food Fur Coat Club Goodbye To Garbage How To Make A Puppet How To Study ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-6-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/0AtgmrnVaLo
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, how to, puppets
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 16 aired live on Friday, Apr 3, 2020 screening: Modern Style Cutting Techniques Sniffy Escapes Poisoning Franco American Spaghetti The Golden Rule Traffic Violation Stop Verbstar ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-3-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/vuDRHOTnNQI
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, Franco American Spaghetti, educational film, puppets, Barr Films
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 20 aired live on Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 screening: All Together Only Way To Fly Nutrition: All American Meal Rats Ol' 23 Tales Of The Riverbank - Let's Have A Party ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-9-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/AlNXm3Ci9dw
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 19 aired live on Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 screening: Very Special Man Eat Good Feel Good Replay I'M Feeling Scared Friends-Philadelphia Personal Hygiene For Boys Rn Serving All Mankind ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-8-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/hN3k4dmqhgM
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, food, WIC, geography, fear, personal hygiene, McGraw-Hill,...
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 18 aired live on Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020 screening: Hurricane Decision Pamela Wong's Birthday For Grandma Single How To Carve A Turkey Shake Hands With Danger ← Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-7-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/5tW0uoN55qc
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show, Shake Hands with Danger
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 15 aired live on Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 screening: Airline Stewardess Great Nutrition Turn On Let's Count The Electric Eel ←Previous  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-2-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/5exfFf8MT9U
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show, 16mm, nutrition
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 14 aired live on Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 screening: Stick It In Your Ear Teaching Tasting Party General Electric Presents Thunderbolt Hunters Three Faces Of Stanley That's Stealing  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-4-1-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/6iYVoFgOnrk
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 11 aired live on Friday, Mar 27, 2020 screening: Banana 1 Basketball Today Huntsman Marble Orange And Blue Rhythmic Ball Skills Single https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-27-2020 https://youtu.be/n4SwAH-4BfA
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 13 aired live on Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 screening: Six Steps To Success. Butcher-Baker-Ice Cream Maker Good Table Manners Ice Little Smokey Pirro And The Telephone  |  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-31-2020  |  Next AV Geeks Lunch → https://youtu.be/hR2lqHIiW80
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show (i00013)
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 12 aired live on Monday, Mar 30, 2020 screening: Coach For Cinderella Heroine Of The Week Obedience One Eyed Men Are Kings Swanson Tv Dinners Viewlex System 16 https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-30-2020 https://youtu.be/H4Mu02Htfo4
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A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 10 aired live on Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 screening: Alco Beat Cooking Kitchen Safety Crash Bang Boom Grapevine Great American Chocolate Factory How Much Cooperation Plastics https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-26-2020 https://youtu.be/SNn5jHCAMgI
Topic: AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm streaming show
A/V Geeks
Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm streaming show AV Geeks Lunch 9 aired live on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 screening: Leisure Time Ussr Art For Beginners - Fun With Lines Lunchroom Goes Bananas Soopergoop Television Serves The Community Telezonia https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-25-2020 https://youtu.be/6yrI8H_NTaQ
Topic: AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm streaming show
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Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunch Time 16mm Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 7 aired live on Monday, Mar 23, 2020 screening: Aviation Oddities Being On Time Care Of Pets Toothache Of A Clown It's Everybody's Business Let's Make A Sandwich Life With Grandpa https://youtu.be/2WRo8S6POPk https://youtu.be/2WRo8S6POPk
Topic: AV Geeks Lunch Time 16mm Streaming Show
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Oct 23, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks Lunch Time 16mm Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 8 aired live on Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 screening: Art Of Cake Decorating. Better Use Of Leisure Time Color Of Health Dickie Builds A Truck Skipper Learns A Lesson The Dinosaur Puzzle https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-24-2020 https://youtu.be/-h0e9J9uves
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Oct 17, 2021
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AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show - Join us for some 16mm films streaming live while you eat some lunch! https://youtu.be/foPXz1m1wvs https://avgeeks.com/
Topics: AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show, Vic Perrin
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Oct 17, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 4 streamed live on Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 screening: Todays Secretary Patterns Of Time 90 Day Wondering All Girl Melody Makers Food Doesn't Fly Commercial PSAs - Blinded Veterans Etc Are You Listening Stalked https://youtu.be/pePZ1Vm4Dvs  https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-18-2020
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show
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Oct 17, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 6 aired live on Friday, Mar 20, 2020 screening: Sindbad The Sailor (Partial) Story Of A Peanut Butter Sandwich Optical Illusions Crossings Death Zones Cereal Tv Ads https://youtu.be/bjqlawcA9T8 https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-20-2020
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Oct 17, 2021 Skip Elsheimer
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AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show AV Geeks Lunch 5 aired live on Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 screening: The Box Baked Goods Ad Is A Career In Radio Or Tv For You? The Box - Presented By Farm Family Films The Box - By M.P. Van Ackeren Half Humonoid Presentation Brown Sugar Water (Pepsi Ads) https://youtu.be/VE1_-sPEb4o https://archive.org/details/av-geeks-lunch-3-19-2020
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm film Lunchtime Streaming Show
Ephemeral VHS
Jul 3, 2021 Microsoft
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Is Your Computer Ready For The Year 2000? A Guide for Preparing Home Computers Featuring Bill Nye, the Science Guy The Microsoft Guide for Preparing Your Home Personal Computer for the Year 2000 is designed to help you, the consumer, understand and test your home PC or small business PC for year 2000 readiness. There are three areas you need to be aware of and test. Hardware: The hardware part of the PC is essentially the foundation upon which everything else is based. Software; Software...
Topics: Y2K, Year 2000, Microsoft, PC, VHS
Shaping San Francisco
Dec 14, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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In lieu of our normal walking tour, given the stay-at-home order issued in San Francisco in early December 2020, we put our tour together on video today (in the rain!) and share it here...
Topics: Sea level rise, King Tide, San Francisco shoreline, Mission Bay, Mission Creek, McCovey Cove,...
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Nov 17, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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As part of the Shaping San Francisco Covid-friendly outdoor programming this Fall, we took a walk around Philosopher's Way, a loop that circumnavigates McLaren Park... many interesting things came up, beautiful views, and a great day.
Topics: McLaren Park, Philosophers' Way, Visitacion Valley, Cow Palace, Sunnydale, Public Housing,...
Shaping San Francisco
Oct 5, 2020 Leslie Valentine
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Hugh D'Andrade recounts his experiences with the 1990-91 Gulf War protests and compares them to later experiences in the 2003 Iraq War protests, and discusses politics and his trajectory through San Francisco and Bay Area radicalism c. 1990-2005.... Interview by Leslie Valentine
Topics: Iraq, protests, anti-war, Situationist, anarchist, direct action, politics, movements, art
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Sep 27, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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We traverse the grounds of the old military base and discover histories of farms, soldiers, abolitionists, and a lost lagoon. From the Fontana Towers to Aquatic Park we discuss urban development, ecology, slavery, World’s Fairs, and militarism. There are some sound issues in a few spots, but mostly it's clearly audible.
Topics: Fort Mason, anti-slavery, Duel, slavery, Indian slavery, Panama-Pacific International Exposition,...
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Sep 20, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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Shaping San Francisco invites you on a tour of India Basin’s shoreline open space, parks, and historic sites. Not only will you get a close-up tour of this much neglected part of San Francisco, but we’ll be discussing San Francisco’s efforts to plan for sea-level rise even while the overlooked shoreline is suddenly spruced up and made publicly available like never before. After our walk we’ll chat at the west end of India Basin.
Topics: Heron's Head, India Basin, redevelopment, Hunter's Point, shoreline, sealevel rise, Islais Creek,...
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Aug 20, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video looks at the long debate over whether there was a fresh water lake in the Mission, confused with the tidal lagoon called Laguna Dolores. It is the 15th and final of just over a dozen short videos of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the...
Topics: Laguna Dolores, fresh water lake, Mission Dolores, Mission district, creeks, aquifers, tidal inlet,...
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Aug 17, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video looks at Yosemite Slough and Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. It is the 14th of just over a dozen short videos of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix). I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book...
Topics: Candlestick Point State Recreation Area, urban parks, urban state parks, creeks, sloughs, Yosemite...
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Aug 13, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video looks at the role of working women in California campaign for women's suffrage in 1911. It is the 13th of just over a dozen short videos of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix). I hope it will whet your appetite for both...
Topics: suffrage, women, women's right to vote, working women, waitresses, Maud Younger, 1911, progressive...
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Aug 10, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, offering a short account of the epic Los Siete de la Raza case in 1969-70 and the movement that arose out of it, is the 12th of just over a dozen "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will...
Topics: Los Siete de la Raza, Los Siete, Committee to Defend Los Siete, latino, latina, Mission District,...
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 6, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, offering a brief overview of the San Francisco Diggers and their impact on the politics of the 1960s and beyond, is the 11th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it...
Topics: Diggers, free, Panhandle, food, food conspiracy, free stores, food giveaway, life performance,...
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Aug 3, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, showing the remarkable protests that rocked City Hall against the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), is the 10th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it...
Topics: HUAC, House UnAmerican Activities Committee, anti-communism, students, student protest, City Hall,...
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Jul 31, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on the odd and hilarious saga of the early 20th century  Eucalpytus "Wood Rush," is the 9th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite...
Topics: Eucalyptus, hardwood, hardwood famine, hucksters, hustle, get-rich-quick, woodlands, Sutro Forest,...
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 27, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on the remarkable carving and flattening of hills throughout San Francisco's history, is the 8th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for...
Topics: hills, steamshovels, sand dunes, Broadway cut, 2nd Street Cut, Rincon Hill, Irish Hill, Long...
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Jul 23, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on Harry Bridges, long-time leader of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the namesake of the plaza in front of the Ferry Building, is the 7th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix)...
Topics: Harry Bridges, longshore, longshoring, dockworkers, Port of San Francisco, ILWU, International...
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Jul 19, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on the surprising role of the United Farmworkers Union in getting DDT banned, is the 6th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying...
Topics: pesticides, UFW, Mexican-American, Filipino-American, organizing, California agriculture, organic...
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Jul 16, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on San Francisco's storied "Freeway Revolt," is the 5th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: freeway, freeway revolt, Sue Bierman, Embarcadero Freeway, Central Freeway, Malvina Reynolds,...
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Jul 14, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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n February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video is the 4th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: roads, Mission Plank Road, Oregon fir, wooden roads, sand dunes, bogs, bridges, bay mud, aquifer,...
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Jul 9, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video is the third of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: Sailors Union of the Pacific, sailors, seamen, shanghaiing, crimps, able-bodied seamen, Andrew...
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Jul 6, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video is the second of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: racism, underground railroad, Mary Ellen Pleasant, Archy Lee, 1850s, gold rush, slavery, Fugitive...
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Jul 6, 2020 Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video is the first of a "baker's dozen" of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and another 44 "stops" in an appendix of five walking tours) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite both for buying the book (get it at...
Topics: Mission, Indigenous, Ohlone, slavery, Indian slavery, Franciscans, Serra, Mission Dolores, Chula...
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Jun 18, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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As protests erupted across the U.S. in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, San Francisco also hit the streets. This video captures but a tiny fraction of the enormous outpouring of anger and protest that spilled across the City and the Bay Area more broadly. Here is footage of the June 3 protest organized by high school students at Mission High School, followed by June 5's George Floyd Memorial Ride done in Critical Mass style, and finally on June...
Topics: Black Lives Matter, protest, skateboards, bicycles, racism, anti-racism, police brutality, police...
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May 10, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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A silent bike ride around the top of Bayview Hill in San Francisco. Views to all directions, and a full circumnavigation of the upper road.
Topics: Bayview Hill, bicycling, views, San Francisco, Visitacion Valley, Hunter's Point
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Mar 12, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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Hidden San Francisco : Book Release and Birthday! Join Shaping San Francisco’s Chris Carlsson on his 63rd birthday as he presents his new book, Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories . After a quarter century of curating the digital archive at foundsf.org , and conducting bike and walking tours, this book captures the unique and serendipitous connections that course through Shaping San Francisco’s ongoing work.
Topics: history, historiography, San Francisco, guidebook, storytelling, narrative arc, digital media,...
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Feb 27, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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Art & Politics: Miranda Bergman Miranda Bergman , a Mission District resident for many decades and local icon, has been painting public murals since the 1970s when she started as a member of the Haight Ashbury muralists. Her involvement in Central America, Palestine, and women’s politics has shaped her participation in epic works such as Maestrapeace , a Placa mural in Balmy Alley, and many others around the Bay Area and the world.
Topics: murals, community murals, women, children, seniors, San Francisco, Mission DIstrict, Balmy Alley,...
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Jan 30, 2020 Shaping San Francisco
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The Enola Gay Faggot Affinity Group emerged in 1983 during direct action protests against nuclear weapons at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. About a year later they were the very first group to publicly engage in nonviolent direct action to dramatize the AIDS crisis. The "Money for AIDS, Not for War" ritual/protest was held on September 23, 1984, by Enola Gay, a self proclaimed faggot affinity group, at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 50 miles east of San...
Topics: HIV/AIDS, Direct Action, affinity groups, Lawrence Livermore Lab, anti-nuclear, nuclear weapons,...
The Dope Tapes
Jul 22, 2015 Michael Aldrich
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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
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Jul 1, 2015 Robert Miller
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From tape: Hairagami - QVC UK Nov. 12, 1999 2nd show Run Time: Approx. 11 min.
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Topics: VHS, Young People Ask - How Can I Make Real Friends
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May 4, 2015
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Topics: VHS, Disney Cruise Line 1999 Vacation Guide
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Apr 30, 2015
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Apr 18, 2015 Shaping San Francisco
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a landless farmer and half-Indian mother. Her paternal grandfather, a white settler, farmer, and veterinarian, had been a labor activist and Socialist in Oklahoma with the Industrial Workers of the World in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The stories of her grandfather inspired her to lifelong social justice activism. Married at eighteen, she left with her husband for San Francisco, California, where she has lived most...
Topics: Dunbar-Ortiz, American Indian Movement (AIM), activism
The Dope Tapes
Nov 5, 2014 Michael Aldrich
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IN THE 20 TH CENTURY, ZEMECKIS ON DRINK & DRUGS (Showtime 9-13-1999). Robert Zemeckis documentary on alcohol and drug prohibition, with David Courtwright, Bill White, and Dr. Demento! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
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Nov 5, 2014 Michael Aldrich
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Public Health & Environment Committee hearings 8-12-1999. Tape 1 of 2.  Supervisors debate methadone.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
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Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
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