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Ephemeral Films

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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Ephemeral VHS
by Nebraska ETV/Great Amwell
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Children's poetry dramatizations.
Topics: vhs, poetry, educational, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Fred Glass  ( From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement ), takes a long look at the labor history of California with  Chris Carlsson  ( Foundsf.org ), who focuses on the ebb and flow of class war in San Francisco.
Topics: Labor, unions, San Francisco, Oakland, California, strikes, SEIU, OPEIU, ILWU, Oxnard, teachers
The Narabot Stacks
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Find out more about the Trans- States organisation at: http://www.trans-states.org Follow us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/transstates/ Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/Trans_States Follow us on Instargram at: http://www.instagram.com/trans_states/ OUT NOW FROM FULGUR PRESS: "Trans-States: The Art of Crossing Over" Edited by Cavan McLaughlin Foreword by Alan Moore. BUY THE BOOK HERE:...
Topics: Youtube, video, Education
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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50 years ago this fall, on November 20, a group of people that came to be known as Indians of All Tribes began a 18-month occupation of Alcatraz Island. This act of self-determination emerged from conditions faced on reservations and in urban centers, from the activism of the Third World Strike at San Francisco State, and resulted in major changes taking place across the continent. From a new consciousness of sovereignty to at least ten major policy and law shifts, Mary Jean Robertson , host of...
Topics: occupation, 1969, Alcatraz, Indians of All Nations, AIM, indigenous, canoe, San Francisco, American...
Ephemeral VHS
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"...journey to the Middle East...cruise on the Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai, bottom of the Red Sea, Jerusalem's religious sites, Masada, relaxing in the therapeutic Dead Sea"
Topics: vhs, Egyptology, King Tut, Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai,...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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International volunteers rushed to Spain in 1936 after General Francisco Franco led a military coup against the Spanish Republic.  Adam Hochschild , author of  Spain In Our Hearts , brings to life remarkable characters in this bloody and bitter conflict that consumed Spain for 3 years. 80 years ago this spring the conflict ended, leaving the country under three decades of military dictatorship.
Topics: Revolution, Barcelona, Madrid, Spain, Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, FDR, Franklin Roosevelt,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Andy Pollack came to San Francisco as a teen in the late 1960s and fell in with the Diggers for a time. Later he went to the New College Law School and became an alternative tax lawyer to hundreds. He was a director of The Farm in the early 1980s when it became a storied punk rock venue, he spent time in the far north of California at the infamous Black Bear compound (a Digger-ish back-to-the-land project), and much more... he has a unique perspective on what being "alternative" in...
Topics: underground, counterculture, hippies, pot, Diggers, New College, Law School, The Farm, punk rock,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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The Maritime Museum at Aquatic Park recently underwent extensive renovation, bringing to public view murals and sculptures from the WPA that have long been hidden and overlooked. Other beautiful artworks grace public buildings throughout the East Bay and San Francisco, including Coit Tower, and on Treasure Island, where Maritime Museum artists went on to create work for the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939. Join  Richard Everett  (Maritime Museum),  Anne Schnoebelen  (Treasure...
Topics: New Deal, art, architecture, WPA, PWA, murals, Diego Rivera, SF Arts Association, San Francisco Art...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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The San Francisco Poster Syndicate has been creating inspiring silkscreen posters at protests, demonstrations, street fairs, art events, and parties for the past decade or more. A steady stream of new participants has kept it fresh, and tonight we’ll hear from veterans and newbies alike. Art Hazelwood, Jos Sances, Lucia Ippolito, Joanna Ruckman , and Christopher Statton , and more!
Topics: posters, political posters, art and politics, free, silkscreening, demonstrations, public space,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Take It MediaGmbH
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"Official Battle Of TheYear 1999 Video Documentation."  Breakdance Crews include: Bag of Trix, Five Amox , Fresh in Attack, South African Allstars et.al.
Topics: vhs, DJ Swiftrock, DJ Leacy, Studio 17, Hip Hop
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Adaptation Infrastructure and Rising Seas: the Delta, the Delta Tunnels, restoration projects around the bay..... Tim Stroshane  ( Restore the Delta ) and  Brenda Goeden  ( San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission ) discuss the politics and prospects of facing our rapidly changing future around and health of the bayshore. Wetlands restoration, Sea Level Rise, Delta Tunnels, Clean Water Act, future of EPA, and more.
Topics: restoration, wetlands, rising seas, delta tunnels, california plumbing, adaptation, dredge,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Kent Minault, an original Digger from San Francisco in the 1960s, describes the events at the beginning of 1967, starting with the Diggers' effort to critique and provoke the Human Be-In, then the emergence of the Artists Liberation Front, and gives a first-hand account of the epic Invisible Circus that took place at Glide Memorial Church in the Tenderloin.
Topics: Diggers, Be-In, Artists Liberation Front, ALF, Emmett Grogan, Peter Berg, Peter Coyote, Invisible...
Ephemeral VHS
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"Learn how easy it is to use the Internet. Let Lycos ® show you the wonders of the Web with acclaimed actor John Turturro." -- description from box.
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Topics: vhs, internet, turturro, lycos, education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
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favorite 55

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: VHS, Bibleman - The Incredible Force of Joy
Ephemeral VHS
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Topics: VHS, Big Firetrucks
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Artist Mona Caron describes the meaning of her mural along the newly christened Duboce Bikeway.
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Topics: murals, Duboce Bikeway, Mona Caron
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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In 1997, 1998, and 1999, a small band of bicycling protesters rode across the Bay Bridge to demonstrate against the lack of planning for bike access on the Bridge, especially with regards to the new east span being constructed to replace the old one after it was damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Dress Wedding was a participant and this is his recollection of that period.
Topics: Bay Bridge, Bike the Bridge, bicycle activism, bicycle access, car-centrism, traffic, traffic...
The Dope Tapes
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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, massage parlor, Board of Supervisors' Public Health,...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Russ Whitney
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"Russ Whitney's Millionaire U Training."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, entrepreneur, sales, property
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Before San Francisco: Spanish and Mexican Peninsula From the original encounters between local indigenous peoples and the first Spanish arrivals, to the spread of the disruptive Mission cattle-based economy, Mexican independence, and eventual abolition of Indian slavery, the peninsula that became San Francisco had a fascinating and overlooked pre-urban history. Author Adriana Camarena covers the period when Mexico was fragmenting and local Californios existed in a pastoral but brutal local...
Topics: Ohlone, indigenous, Californios, ranchos, Spanish empire, Mexico, Mexican Independence,...
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by Shaping San Francisco
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First 90 seconds of Chris Carlsson setting up how he's using the FoundSF.org archive to create a narrative arc explaining the context and precursor movements and events to the 1967 Summer of Love. Filmed at the DeYoung Museum on June 30, 2017 by Adriana Camarena.
Topics: public history, history, historiography, storytelling, narrative form, narration, multimedia,...
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Few local artists have combined the refined skills of a fine artist with the blistering edge of anti-colonial and liberationist critique that  L7  has. He has an incredible body of work and offers a show-and-tell about how his politics have shaped his stunning productions. This is part of a series of solo artists giving a behind-the-scenes and indepth look at what inspires them in the interrelationship between art and politics.
Topics: art, politics, revolution, liberation, Black Panthers, Bloods and Crips, UC Santa Cruz, occupy,...
Shaping San Francisco
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Doing science and making culture are increasingly intertwined as more and more amateur naturalists crowdsource the multi-layered experience of life on this planet. Authors of two new books  Mary Ellen Hannibal  ( Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction ) and  Ursula Heise  ( Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species ) illuminate the tangled, dynamic processes of thinking and doing that help us understand where we are and what we...
Topics: Citizen Science, scientist, amateur, natural selection, Darwinism, cooperation, species, habitat,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Ellen Ullman  writes in her new book  Life in Code  “The penetration of technology into the interstices of human existence is nearly complete,” and then demystifes how humans turn their intentions and ideas into the computer codes that are the language of computers.  Katja Schwaller  puts “Twitterlandia” under the microscope of her critical gaze, showing how the reconfiguration of mid-Market embodies a larger capture and repurposing of public space by private interests. And ...
Topics: computers, programming, public space, commons, coding, feminism, sexism, racism, Silicon Valley,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Flyaway Productions
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Modern dancers "re-purpose" the Copra Crane on Islais Creek for a stunning dance performance. The Copra Crane has been the subject of a campaign to save it as a monument to the old days of longshoring at the creek.
Topics: dance, Copra Crane, Islais Creek
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Icelandic Horses! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Impeachment Vote - No See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Clinton's Reply, Start of Art Kane's Jazz Photo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Jazz Musician's Photo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Earnest Hite, Jr. Kosovo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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HBO Kids shoot up toilets, Drug czar vs. movies, Carla Abbotts! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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eye 506

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, JFK jr., Seattle Riots, Apollo II,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area, AIDS, KPFA, Buzz Aldrin
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, JFK jr. Burial at sea, Monica Lewinsky. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Eclipse, George W. Bush on drugs, Muni, American Airlines,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area, Colombia, Bob Marley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by 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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Judy Appel, Homeless, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, DOPE, Drugs, Bay Area, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Finochio's,  High School Teens,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by 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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by 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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by 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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by 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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Original San Francisco Digger Kent Minault was invited to Berkeley to meet someone to talk about a book on Black America... he was introduced to Huey Newton of the Black Panthers and an entirely different meeting took place instead.
Topics: Diggers, Black Panthers, free food, free breakfast program, Oakland, Berkeley, police, police...
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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"Diamond Dave" Whitaker recites his Digger poem
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Topics: Diamond Dave Whitaker, Diggers, counterculture
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Video of: Kent Minault  tells of the explosive first six months of the San Francisco Diggers. Featuring stories of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, Tim Leary, Huey Newton, Emmett Grogan, Lenore Kandel, Richard Brautigan, and Gary Snyder. His chronicle charts the first Digger free food in the park, tense encounters with the police, the opening of the Digger Free Store, and the Invisible Circus at Glide Memorial Church. Accompanied by photos by Chuck Gould, and music by Peter Coyote. The evening...
Topics: Diggers, Haight-Ashbury, Free, Free food, free stores, Panhandle, Invisible Circus, Black Panthers,...
Ephemeral VHS
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Topics: VHS, Disney Cruise Line 1999 Vacation Guide
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Peter Cole ’s new book  Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area  uniquely compares and contrasts the radical activism of dockworkers on opposite sides of the planet. The San Francisco-based ILWU took direct action to block apartheid-era cargoes, while their counterparts in Durban, South Africa were on the front lines confronting the racist South African government. ILWU Local 10 (ret.)  Jack Heyman  introduces the evening. Co-hosted by Freedom Archives
Topics: anti-apartheid, South Africa, boycott, ILWU, dockworkers, longshoremen, San Francisco, Oakland,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Gopal Dayaneni  (Movement Generation)  and  Jason Mark  (editor,  Sierra Magazine ) discuss urbanity and ecological crisis from their ultra-local, regional, and national perspectives of environmental and ecological justice. The rights of nature, devolution, democratization, and distribution, capitalism and patriarchy, all come in for scrutiny in this wide-ranging discussion.
Topics: Cities, places, ecological justice, social justice, capitalism, patriarchy, decentralization,...
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Rejecting the paradigms of capitalist San Francisco, let’s look at a radically expanded Common Wealth, starting here, but with implications for our entire society: A public bank, free broadband internet, a low-cost public electricity system, dense community gardens and public orchards, widespread high-quality social housing, expanded land trusts, bicycles and free public transit, free innovative childcare (actually a whole new approach to integrating play into everyday life!), a renovated...
Topics: Commons, wealth, riches, free, internet, transit, public bank, electricity, sharing, play,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Cablevision
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"Show topic: 4th grade math, 8th grade math, 10th grade math, Science. Tape 1 of 2."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, math, science, education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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by Shaping San Francisco
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For the Record: Eyewitness Testimonies of the police murder of Luis Gongora Pat Luis Góngora Pat was a Mayan indigenous man, murdered by San Francisco police officers on April 7, 2016 on Shotwell Street near 19th Street in the Mission. His killing came in the wake of other homicides by police of Black and Brown communities members. His family pursued every legal avenue available, including a civil case which was settled in January 2019. Three and a half years later, the story of this brutal...
Topics: police killing, police murder, police brutality, homeless, Mayan, indigenous, neighbors, unhoused,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Cambria Publishing
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"A microcosm of the California experience, past and present, Fountains of Columbia depicts key events in the lives of the Leary family."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, California, Gold Rush
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Today’s San Francisco and our village-like neighborhoods, charming architecture, and quality of life is indebted to the Freeway Revolt that shocked the nation between 1956 and 1965. Most histories have focused on the politicians and city leaders who argued and voted in those years, overlooking the vital role of the emergent middle-class women who spearheaded the Revolt, and kept it going against overwhelming odds. Decades later, a second Freeway Revolt helped reclaim the Embarcadero and Hayes...
Topics: Freeway Revolt, Highways, Department of Highways, I-280, Embarcadero Freeway, Central Freeway, Glen...
Shaping San Francisco
by Caitlin Manning
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The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Topics: public housing, Geneva Towers, implosion
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Lifelong Bernal Heights resident George Will describes growing up in the marshland near the Old Clam House on Bayshore Blvd. in the 'teens.
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Topics: Islais Creek, wetlands, Bernal Heights
Ephemeral VHS
movies

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Informational video for TIAA-CREF retirement plan investors.
Topics: vhs, personal finance, retirement planning
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Robert Miller
movies

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From tape: Hairagami - QVC UK Nov. 12, 1999 2nd show Run Time: Approx. 11 min.
Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 305

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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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by Shaping San Francisco
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250 years ago, life along the edges of what we now know as San Francisco Bay changed forever when the Portola Expedition came upon this hidden magnificent body of water. The Spaniards couldn’t quite understand it when they saw this marvelous sight for the first time on November 2, 1769, but this confluence of many rivers was a thriving home to thousands of people, not to mention an abundance of species of water, land, and sky. Join us to talk with Gregg Castro , t’rowt’raahl...
Topics: First contact, Ohlone, shellmounds, bayshore, wetlands, swamps, San Francisco Bay, grizzly bears,...
A/V Geeks
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Presenting the International Space Station’s Video Progress Report for July 1999: A Home in Space. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, International Space Station
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Chuck Wollenberg  presents his new book  Rebel Lawyer  about Wayne Collins and his defense of Japanese-American rights during and after WWII. Novelist and essayist  Karen Tei Yamashita  shares her introduction to John Okada’s  No-No Boy , the only 1950s novel to reflect on the post-Internment experience among Japanese-American families.
Topics: Japanese Internment, WWII, racism, anti-Asian racism, Chinese Exclusion Act, Japanese Exclusion,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Microsoft
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favorite 15

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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
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Judy Davis, a veteran worker at Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco, reminisces about her earlier days in San Francisco, her life at the venerable cooperative grocery store from its first location near 16th and Valencia, through their time on 15th and Mission, and finally to their current location on Division and Folsom... through the trials and tribulations among workers, customers, and the City.
Topics: Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, workers coops, cooperatives, co-op grocery stores, Mission District,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Alison Balter
movies

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Business software training tape.
Topics: vhs, business, crystal reports, databases
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 3,014

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Monica Lewinsky Interview on 20/20 with Barbara Walters See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Podcasts are shaping the presentation of history through audio delivery. Hosts of several local series tell us why they chose this new technology to delve into the past and how they gauge success. Hear clips of each program in a special podcast challenge! With  David Gallagher  and  Woody LaBounty  (The Western Neighoborhoods Project  Outside Lands San Francisco ),  Liam O’Donoghue  ( East Bay Yesterday ), and  David Boyer  ( The Intersection ).
Topics: video, podcasts, oral history, journalism, history, ethics, storytelling, East Bay, San Francisco,...
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

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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
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Nick Kasimatis
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video by Nick Kasimatis The much-beloved Market Street Railway Mural is set to undergo a professional conservation effort to save the underlying substrate before artist Mona Caron repaints and rejuvenates the original 2003 mural. Historic panels of the many uses of Market Street over the years make this mural not only an incredible resource for local history, but an historic piece in its own right. 
Topics: Market Street Railway Mural, murals, public art, conservation, Mona Caron
The Dope Tapes
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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral Films
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This is a vhsrip of the Millennium Celebrations on the BB1. This was taped for around 9:55PM to 1:53AM on 1999-12-31.
Topics: Millennium Celebrations, BBC1, VHS
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Molly Martin, interviewed in February 2019, and Ruth Mahaney, interviewed in December 2018, speak about their memories of lesbian bars in the 1970s and 1980s.
Topics: lesbians, LGBTQ, bars, dykes, butch dykes, fights, Amelia's, Scott's, Kelly's, Mission District...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Longtime labor and lesbian activist Molly Martin describes her early connection to Project One Warehouse at 1010 Howard Street, where she joined a friend to launch an electrical service business.
Topics: Project One, People's Computer Collective, 1970s
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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Molly Martin, interviewed in February 2019, discusses working on the Women's Building as an electrician, and then the controversy over women entering the SF Police Department as officers, and its relationship to jobs and women's work.
Topics: Lesbians, police, Women's Building, discrimination, equal rights
Shaping San Francisco
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Molly Martin arrived in San Francisco in the mid-1970s, and lived through the long heyday of the lesbian scene along Valencia, worked as an electrician and founded the Wonder Women electrical collective (and wired many of the women's businesses in the Mission), competed in the Gay Games in weight lifting, frequented numerous bars and clubs. She also worked at dozens of blue collar work sites and was part of a major lawsuit to open the trades to women workers, after which she founded Tradeswomen.
Topics: lesbian culture, women's electrical collective, sex discrimination, Project One, Valencia Street,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Elliot Rose Lewis
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Attorney David Mundstock describes briefly fighting to stop the demolitions in 1970s Berkeley.
Topics: demolitions, evictions, redevelopment, displacement
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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Students learn how geometry, geometric shapes, and navigation are used to explore Mars. They also learn how NASA researchers collect, analyze, and interpret the data collected from exploration to develop theories about the existence of water and life on Mars. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, geometry, Mars