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The Huntington Library collection contains images and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of film, oral history, and recorded interviews concerning working class history and the politics of Los Angeles County and surrounding areas.



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by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Calif. Elect. Power Co., Roll 3 Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 531 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes:  A series of still images of Mt. Lowe set to music and narration. Some flickering and static on image due to degradation of original film. Description:  Written & produced by Philip F. Callahan and narrated by Lynn Adkins. Most notable for 1920s era film footage of people ascending Mt. Lowe in cable car with original audio narrating [19:20-21:28] and trip to Alpine Tavern [22:08-25:58] which includes Ford Motor Co. footage of men scaling rocks as well as a shot of the PERR red car...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 014 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 012 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Note:  High amount of hiss, background noise, program distortion, static, and hum. Multiple gaps between segments. Description : Oral history made by a member of one of the early pioneer families of Los Angeles. The interviewee's father, Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915), was Los Angeles County district attorney, mayor of Los Angeles (elected 1882) and a California state senator. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Carnegie Institution of Washington. Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories
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Note : due to the original recording, sound comes in and out in parts 1, 5; no sound in parts 2, 3, or 4. Reel 1:   The footage begins with general scenes of Mt. Wilson and the Observatory offices in Pasadena. 00:10 Views of the 150' solar tower from ground level with the dome opening.                 Walter S. Adams, Seth B. Nicholson, and Edison R. Hoge (L to R) going up 150' tower in the "bucket."         View from moving bucket, looking up to top of 150' tower.    ...
Topics: californiarevealed, Observatories, Eclipses, Solar eclipses, Astronomy, Mount Wilson Observatory
Source: 35mm film: 5 Reels of 5
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description : Southern California Edison's Solar One began operation in 1982 and was the nation's first large-scale solar generation site. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: [4 Reels of 4]:Film: 16mm
Notes: Some segments repeated in original reel.  Description: Compilation reel. First film "Electricity for the Modern Farm" (c. 1919), contemporary references available online. Followed by Thomas A. Edison as he tours the General Electric Company laboratories in Schenectady, New York in 1922 (Dun's International Review, January 1923). Part 1 15:01-21:03 Footage of Edison with photometer and illuminated lamps; Part 2: 21:59-34:26 Intertitle Mr. Edison and Dr. Charles P. Steinmetz...
Topics: californiarevealed, Agriculture, Electricity, Farm Equipment
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description:  Birthday party for 3 year old Nowland Hong, son of Y. C. Hong. Y.C. appears at 7:40-7:56 and mother Mabel at 8:08. Lily Quan (red dress) is seen at 9:16. Andrew Chin, Mabel's younger brother appears at 9:36 as a child with round glasses. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 07 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, californiarevealed, Home movies, Chinese Americans in...
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Notes:  Last film on reel ("Rounding Up of the 'Yeggmen'") ends rather abruptly or seems to be cut off. Description: Film is comprised of a number of shorts: Circular Panorama of Electric Tower -- Panorama of Esplanade by Night -- Martyred Presidents . The Martyred Presidents is a 1901 American film directed by Edwin S. Porter. The film, just over a minute long, is composed of two shots. In the first, a girl sits at the base of an altar or tomb, her face hidden from the camera. At...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 121  Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 09 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, californiarevealed
Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family. Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 – 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights, founding member of the Los Angeles New Chinatown, and served as grand president of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance and chairman of the Chinese Times Publishing Company.  Intertitles read: "Barbecue Picnic given...
Topic: Chinese Americans
Source: 1 Reel of 1: 16mm Film
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 031 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
Description : Kenneth Hahn greets Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he disembarks from airplane Call Number : mssHahnphoto_unnum00003 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
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by Pasadena Playhouse
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Description : The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and became a leader in the Little Theatre movement that began prior to World War I. During the organization's "golden years" from the 1920s through the 1940s, it staged hundreds of new...
Topics: californiarevealed, Theater--California--History
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 035 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : Nowland Hong, age 3 and an older girl play with stuffed rabbits outdoors, probably at Easter time. Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 004 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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by St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
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Notes:  High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Background Noise on Tape; Static on Tape. Part 1 ends abruptly Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description:  Notes on original containers: Tape 1 - Ruth St. Denis Miss...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film  Call Number:  SCE MP 096 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: JL 1123  Collection Title:   Jack London Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes:  Sound fades out a bit, gets low or harder to hear at 00:13:28 - still audible. Description:  Highlights include: Open House at Etiwanda Steam Station in San Bernardino County; Transmission Tower Raised 7 ft. at Eagle Rock; Work Starts on El Segundo Steam Station; Redondo Steam Station #2 Goes Into Operation; Tested High Voltage Switch Gear at Test Station. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 511 Collection Title: Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film ...
Topic: californiarevealed
The Huntington Library
by Rees, Roger S.
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Note:  High amount of static, hiss, hum, background noise and distortion.  Low-level crosstalk or bleed can be heard at times. Description : Oral history. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
The Huntington Library
by Edmonds, Jefferson Lewis
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/430488 .
Topics: californiarevealed, African American newspapers, Newspaper publishing--California--History--20th...
Source: Newspaper: 12 files (12 x 9 in)
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Note : Shadi Shihab is in the Botanical Division with the job title of Curator, Floristic Gardens. He was born in Israel in 1976; after moving to the United States in 1998, Shihab received a degree in horticulture from Cal Poly Pomona and two related degrees from Pasadena City College. He has worked at The Huntington since 1999, rising from the classification of temporary gardener at the start of his tenure to curator. Shihab speaks at length about the organization of Botanical's work teams and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Botanical gardens -- California -- Employees, Employees -- California -- San...
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Description: Home movies transferred from 16mm film to VHS by Donald W. Whittier. Tape 1: : 01 Joanne and Johan Blokker, Las Brisas, Acapulco 1975, 2:40 Donald Whittier and family, Balboa Bay Island, circa 1942, 15:30 Bay Island, 1943, 20:00 Australia? 1936, 23:58 Violet and Mrs. Bilike, Indio, 27:38-29:59 Woodward family, Holmby Hills 1940's, 1930's children's birthday party. 37:00 Cruise ship to Australia, scenes include swimming (on board?) and a band with costume parade on deck. Collection...
Topics: californiarevealed, California--Description and travel, Children
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: VHS
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Notes : Film begins and ends with an advertisement.  Description : The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and became a leader in the Little Theatre movement that began prior to World War I. During the organization's "golden years" from the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Theater--California--History
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Note : C. Ramiro Ramírez Pinedo is in the Botanical Division with a job title of Lead Gardener. Ramírez Pinedo was eighty years old at the time of the interviews and has worked at The Huntington for 50 years. He is the brother of Cruz Pinedo, another participant in this project. Ramírez Pinedo details his life in Mexico, discussing such matters as his father's work, including his pay as a farm worker and a stint working in Washington state; his mother's and father's family backgrounds; and a...
Topics: californiarevealed, Botanical gardens -- California -- Employees, Employees -- California -- San...
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220511 . Fritz Zwicky (1898-1974) was a Swiss astronomer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1925 to work with Robert Robert Millikan at the California Institute of Technology after receiving the international fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation. He worked most of his life at the California Institute of Technology, where he made many important contributions in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Description: Promotional video for Camp Whittier, named after patron Donald Whittier; produced and directed by Daniel Shear, a Performance Video production. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number: mssWhittier_b58_i03
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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by Unknown
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132131 . This is a performance of "Polar Idea" by Fanchon & Marco, filmed at the Food and Home Show in San Francisco on Oct. 25, 1927. The sister-and-brother duo of Fanchon Wolff Simon (1892-1965) and Marco Wolff (1894-1977) founded the theatrical-production company of Fanchon & Marco Inc. in 1923. The company, located at 5600 Sunset Boulevard in...
Topics: californiarevealed, Dancers--United States, Vaudeville--United States
Source: 35mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 221 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Pettit, Edison, 1889-1962
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220529 . Edison Pettit was an astronomer on the staff of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories for thirty-five years. An observer and instrumentalist, he was a pioneer in the early fields of infrared and ultraviolet research. His collaboration with Seth B. Nicholson on the heat radiation from the planets and moon was the most significant research on these...
Topics: californiarevealed, Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories--History--Sources, Mount Wilson...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These Audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description:  Notes on original container: Tapes on one side 3 3/4 speed. Tape made by Dorothy Lee Tifal at a dinner party at the studio, tape made for Barbara Andres who was in New York. Dinner cooked by...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220518 . Fritz Zwicky (1898-1974) was a Swiss astronomer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1925 to work with Robert Robert Millikan at the California Institute of Technology after receiving the international fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation. He worked most of his life at the California Institute of Technology, where he made many important contributions in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Pettit, Edison, 1889-1962
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220522 . Edison Pettit was an astronomer on the staff of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories for thirty-five years. An observer and instrumentalist, he was a pioneer in the early fields of infrared and ultraviolet research. His collaboration with Seth B. Nicholson on the heat radiation from the planets and moon was the most significant research on these...
Topics: californiarevealed, Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories--History--Sources, Mount Wilson...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Junior League of Pasadena
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Description:  Introduction to The Huntington Library, presented by the Junior League of Pasadena. Narrated by Howard Culver, editorial supervision Stan Gilman. Written by Wendy Crowley, Nancy Edmundson, Lee Herlihy, Kay Onderdonk, Susan Stebbins and Anne Wahle. A Galway Production.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220513 . Fritz Zwicky (1898-1974) was a Swiss astronomer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1925 to work with Robert Robert Millikan at the California Institute of Technology after receiving the international fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation. He worked most of his life at the California Institute of Technology, where he made many important contributions in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Description:  Views of Jess Willard and some other young men wearing LAAC jerseys punching and pummeling Frank Richards, the "cast-iron" human, on a rooftop. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Los Angeles Athletic Club Photograph Collection Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
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Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These Audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape Collection Title: Ruth St. Denis Papers Call Number:  Box 13, Reel 4 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Lockheed Advanced Development Company
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A detailed account of the sprawling Lockheed facility in Burbank, California, with historical footage of early aircraft and commentary by longtime employee Harvey C. Christen. Notes written on original object: Lockheed Advanced Development Company - Motion Picture and Television Department - P.O. Box 250 Sunland CA. 91041 - (818) 847-3391 - LADC FORM 9163-2 For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Aeronautics, Airplanes, Military-industrial complex, Propaganda
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Additional Description : Makes reference to page 4 but only 2 pages provided. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears,...
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Underwood, Carroll B.
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132132 . Footage of Charmian London and other stars and dignitaries, including Ronald Reagan, at the premiere screening of the movie "Sea Wolf", based on the novel by Jack London. Includes footage of the picnic following the screening, held at the Jack London ranch outside of Glen Ellen. The film was screened at the Sebastiani Theater in Sonoma,...
Topics: californiarevealed, Sea-wolf, London, Jack, 1876-1916
Source: 8mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Northrop, John Knudsen, 1895-1981
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A246806 . Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman. Transcription disc recordings of The Army Hour radio broadcasts documenting the P-61 Black Widow aircraft program at Northrop Corporation during World War II. "copy GLASS"
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Transcription disc: 2 Discs of 2
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_42896 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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Note : Due to original tape recording and condition: audio begins abruptly, has a high amount of hiss, distorted at times, has high-frequency background noise, end of the program is muffled and garbled. Description : A.G. Walker was a stenographer and bookkeeper who worked for Henry Edwards Huntington and William Dunn in the Los Angeles Railway offices. He began his employment on May 30, 1903. His reminiscences are hazy at this late date, but they are focused on the regional railways – its...
Topics: californiarevealed, Railroads--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Topics: californiarevealed, Working class--California--History
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Transcription disc
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Notes: Some static in soundtrack around the 00:35:00 mark.   Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Date:  193u Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 012 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Additional Description : Makes reference to page 4 but only 2 pages provided. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears,...
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
Call Number: 264485:06
Topics: californiarevealed, Working class--California--History
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Transcription disc
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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Description : Opera star Marian Anderson is congratulated by Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and Mrs. Fay Allen, Hahn's appointee on the Los Angeles County Music Commission. Call Number : mssHahnphoto_25906 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
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Description : Press conference on  the opening of the David V. Kenyon Juvenile Justice Center and the rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, Juvenile court judge Richard A. Gadbois, Judge David V. Kenyon, and Sheriff Sherman Block. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 6 Reel of 6:Film: 16mm
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by Southern California Edison
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Fogerty Film For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Pettit, Edison, 1889-1962
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220532 . Edison Pettit was an astronomer on the staff of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories for thirty-five years. An observer and instrumentalist, he was a pioneer in the early fields of infrared and ultraviolet research. His collaboration with Seth B. Nicholson on the heat radiation from the planets and moon was the most significant research on these...
Topics: californiarevealed, Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories--History--Sources, Mount Wilson...
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Gloria Molina served as Los Angeles County Supervisor of the First Supervisorial District from 1991 to 2014. Prior to becoming the first Latina elected to the Board of Supervisors in 1991, Molina served as California State Assembly Member from 1982 to 1987 and Los Angeles City Council Member from 1987 to 1991. Notably, she was also the first Latina elected to the state legislature and Los Angeles City Council. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Molina, Gloria, Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Note : Color starting to fade blue. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Reels of 3:Film: 16mm
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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by Figueroa, Anselmo L.
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Description : Mexican-American anarchist newspaper and arm of the Mexican Liberal Party, founded by Jesus Flores Magon and later published and edited by Anselmo L. Figueroa. Collaborators and writers included Ricardo and Enrique Magon. William Charles Owen served as editor of the English language portion of the paper. Series Title : Regeneracion Newspaper Call Number : 443138 CA-R Notes for IA : Page cutouts, tears, and discoloration are inherent to the original copy.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anarchism, California--Newspapers, Radicalism--California--Newspapers,...
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 510; SCE MP 137; SCE MP 131 Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: SCE MP 596 Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Description : Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. Chico Day was born in Mexico in 1907, the son of a Spanish bullfighter, and moved to Los Angeles in 1918. He followed his brother, Gilbert Roland, into the film business in 1932 as a Technical Director and Unit Production Manager and was Assistant Director with Cecil B. DeMille. (Bio notes taken...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 7 Tapes of 7:3/4 inch videotape
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by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Description : Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Randy Newman is one of the most popular songwriters to emerge in the LA scene. His song "I Love L.A." is a wry look at the city he's know since childhood. Newman is considered as a possible host for the First Impressions episode of the Los Angeles History...
Topics: californiarevealed, Los Angeles (Calif.)--History
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by St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
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Source : 1 Disc of 1: Lacquer discs/acetates Collection Title : Ruth St. Denis Papers Call Number : Box 8 (8) Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Call Number: 264485:01
Topics: californiarevealed, Working class--California--History
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Transcription disc