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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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Ephemeral VHS
by Nebraska ETV/Great Amwell
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favorite 4

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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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eye 185

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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
movies

eye 568

favorite 1

comment 0

"...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
movies

eye 274

favorite 2

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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
movies

eye 206

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 99

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 1,061

favorite 7

comment 0

"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
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 9,104

favorite 36

comment 1

"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.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, internet, turturro, lycos, education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 4,810

favorite 55

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: VHS, Bibleman - The Incredible Force of Joy
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 1,268

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: VHS, Big Firetrucks
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 2,947

favorite 0

comment 1

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
movies

eye 99

favorite 0

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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
movies

eye 213

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 370

favorite 5

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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
movies

eye 96

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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,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 104

favorite 0

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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
by Flyaway Productions
movies

eye 3,844

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 395

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 315

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 328

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 563

favorite 3

comment 0

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
movies

eye 338

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 878

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 504

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 421

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 434

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 324

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 602

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 425

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 483

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 297

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 356

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 467

favorite 1

comment 0

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 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 3,658

favorite 3

comment 1

"Diamond Dave" Whitaker recites his Digger poem
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Diamond Dave Whitaker, Diggers, counterculture
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 950

favorite 9

comment 0

Topics: VHS, Disney Cruise Line 1999 Vacation Guide
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 98

favorite 0

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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
movies

eye 89

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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,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 95

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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
movies

eye 169

favorite 1

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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
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 140

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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
movies

eye 656

favorite 1

comment 0

"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
Shaping San Francisco
by Caitlin Manning
movies

eye 26,345

favorite 15

comment 0

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
movies

eye 2,334

favorite 2

comment 1

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

eye 149

favorite 1

comment 0

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

eye 239

favorite 0

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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 302

favorite 0

comment 0

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
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 141

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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
movies

eye 401

favorite 0

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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
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 103

favorite 0

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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
movies

eye 679

favorite 14

comment 0

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
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 579

favorite 0

comment 0

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

eye 252

favorite 0

comment 0

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 3,007

favorite 3

comment 1

Monica Lewinsky Interview on 20/20 with Barbara Walters See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 74

favorite 0

comment 0

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
The Dope Tapes
movies

eye 198

favorite 0

comment 0

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
movies

eye 413

favorite 3

comment 0

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
movies

eye 642

favorite 1

comment 0

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
movies

eye 62

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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
movies

eye 356

favorite 0

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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
movies

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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,...
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
movies

eye 497

favorite 1

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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
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
movies

eye 421

favorite 1

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In this program, students learn how engineers and scientists use geometry in the solar system to navigate a spacecraft to Mars. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Mars exploration
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
movies

eye 296

favorite 2

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The modern airplane must be made of stronger and lighter materials to safely carry more people and to be fuel efficient. This program features a NASA scientist who uses a knowledge of the physical properties of materials, compounds, and mixtures and a variety of measuring techniques to develop new “composite” materials for airplanes. Students will learn how data from laboratory experiments are recorded, displayed (visualized), and interpreted. The lesson and classroom experiment will...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
movies

eye 472

favorite 2

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Objects with varying shapes have different aerodynamic characteristics. In this program, a NASA researcher will introduce students to the wind tunnel and the computer, two of the tools used by aeronautical engineers to measure the fundamental design characteristics of experimental and production aircraft. The lesson and classroom experiment will involve students in observation and in measuring, organizing, comparing, and interpreting data. To license this film and get a higher quality version...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 255

favorite 0

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In The Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives, students are introduced to the study of atmospheric science and the measurement of aerosols. They investigate science, mathematics and remote sensing techniques to show how the Sun’s radiation and elements and compounds in the atmosphere react to each other. They also investigate how human activity affects these resulting gases and particles or aerosols in the atmosphere. While visiting the corresponding web page for this program,...
Topics: NASA, atmospheric sciences
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 663

favorite 3

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“The Measurement of All Things: Tools of the Aeronautics Trade” is the first of seven programs in the 1999-2000 NASA CONNECT series. Produced by NASA Langley Research Center’s Office of Education, NASA CONNECT is an award-winning series of instructional programs designed to enhance the teaching of math, science and technology concepts in grades 5-8. NASA CONNECT establishes the “connection” between the mathematics, science, and technology concepts taught in the classroom and NASA...
Topics: NASA, mathematics, aeronautics
Ephemeral VHS
by Gloria La Riva
movies

eye 1,565

favorite 7

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Discusses the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia.  Includes interviews with victims.
Topics: vhs, Kosovo, International
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by National Professional Resources, Inc.
movies

eye 151

favorite 0

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Previews of teacher training videos.
Topics: vhs, education, teaching, schools
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 109

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Efforts to integrate history and ecological restoration can be found tucked away in most San Francisco neighborhoods. Neighborhood greenways and corridors are most often the result of initial community-based activism to beautify an urban space, and end up becoming much more complex projects. Sophie Constantinou shares stories of creating the Buchanan Street Mall project and a newly accessible open space along the Bernal Cut, and how the different neighborhoods shaped these similar projects....
Topics: public space, neighborhood corridors, wildlife, habitat, gardens, parks, vollunteers, Recreation...
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 117

favorite 1

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A collaborative effort of the  San Francisco Department of Memory , this project digitally preserves and promotes San Francisco community newspapers. Over 1,600 issues generated in eight neighborhoods dating back to the 1960s are now available online. Collection project manager LisaRuth Elliott , along with journalist and historian Elizabeth Creely , present highlights of the collection.
Topics: community, community groups, archive, archiving, archivist, Department of Memory, San Francisco...
Ephemeral VHS
by Picture This America
movies

eye 844

favorite 6

comment 0

"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..."
Topics: vhs, African American history, Joe Louis, early Black Filmakers, Todd Duncan:the First Porgy, slave...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 140

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Last year we embarked on a grand collaborative journey through the under-recognized LGBTQ+ history of North Beach with Seth Eisen’s OUT of Site performative walking tours. Seth returns with a look at his new SOMA tours coming in June and September, bringing forgotten queer histories and sites to life and exploring the intersections of labor history, the leather scene, bars, nightlife, and the immigrant experience.   This is part of a series of solo artists giving a behind-the-scenes and...
Topics: queer, two-spirit, gay, LGBTQ, history, walking tours, performance, historical tours, SOMA, Happy...
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"Sing along with Pete, Peggy, and Mike Seeger on some of the country's best-loved folk songs for young people" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, folk songs, children's songs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
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During a Shaping San Francisco Public Talk on Storytelling and Memory Keepers, artist Susan Schwartzenberg describes the development and creation of "Philosophers Way," a meandering circular path that integrates older paths around McLaren Park into a new circumnavigation of the whole park. Elegant marble plaques quoting historic events, musings, and set in under-appreciated view spots, highlight the tour.
Topics: Public art, philosophy, plaques, views, McLaren Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Excelsior, public...
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"Power Surge! 16 minuets of fast-paced rockumentary with hip graphics and great music, on topics that every teen deals with!....Teens will listen as their peers tell how they got back on the right track.   Experts who relate to teens add encouragement and insight.   Its's all in a...style that is guaranteed to hold their attention!"
Topics: vhs, Attitude, Hot Topics, Teens
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX