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The mission of the Archives is to support the goals of the City of Seattle and the citizens of the City by identifying, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and making accessible - for the use of City agencies, scholars, students, and the general public - the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials.



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B-roll footage of mountain peaks around the Tolt Watershed. Item 8970, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Tolt River, Tolt Watershed,...
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B-roll of crocodile skin boots, animal products being shopped for and worn. Followed by still images of sea turtles, baby sea turtles, and sea turtle eggs. Item 12833, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoos
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These three short educational videos were used for interactive zoo exhibits, with introductions asking a question and inviting the visitor to press a button to watch the video for the answer. "Are gorillas ferocious?" "How many hours does a lion sleep each day?" "Will wild animals in the African savanna survive?" They were produced for Woodland Park Zoo by KOMO TV and feature correspondent Dan Lewis as narrator. Item 12865, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo...
Topics: Education, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage from the Seattle Police Department. Item 8651, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Police, Seattle Police Department, Policing, Local government, Government-access television, GATV
Raw footage used in "Species Survival Plan" video including: Humboldt penguins swimming, penguin in wooden house Item 12872, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor's Press Conference - 03/03/1998. Item 7362, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
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Episode of 48 Hours, CBS about Seattle's cold case detectives. This episode features the 1993 murder of Seattle musician Mia Zapata. Item 8753, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, 48 Hours, Cold Case, Murder, Detectives, Crime, Murder investigation, Mia Zapata, Kristen...
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Footage of Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) & the Mission performing as part of the Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas at Town Hall in Seattle. DBR & the Mission consists of Daniel Bernard Roumain (violin), Earl Maneein (electro/acoustic violin), Matt Szemela (custom six-string violin), Jon Weber (viola), Jessie Reagen (cello), Jim Roberson (bass guitar), Wynne Bennett (keyboards/piano), Elan Vytal, aka DJ Scientific (turntables, laptop and beat-boxing) and Kenny Grohowski (drums)....
Topics: Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Performing arts
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by Seattle Channel
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B-roll footage of the Seattle skyline at night. Item 8858, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle skyline, Aerial footage,...
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by Seattle Channel
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The 7th episode of the Seattle Channel's monthly variety show Big Night Out featuring local talent, filmed in front of a live audience at the Columbia City Theater. Hosted by Kevin Joyce. This episode includes performances from Iranian traditional music ensemble Kamand, a monologue from Matt Smith, magician Joey Pipia, singer/songwriter Ian Moore, adult shadow puppet troupe Sgt. Rigsby and His Amazing Silhouettes, Japanese drum ensemble One World Taiko and juggler Sergey Krutikov. Item 12726,...
Topics: Joyce, Kevin Joyce, Matt Smith Pipia, Joey Pipia (magician), Ian Moore (singer/songwriter), Sergey...
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A short educational video about Woodland Park Zoo's history and modern exhibits and conservation efforts. Features footage of animals, visitors and families, interviews with zoo staff, and construction of elephant house. Item 12823, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Zoo, Conservation, Threatened and Endangered Species
MIPoPS
by Seattle City Light
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Silent footage of Seattle City Light workers installing new street lighting in a residential neighborhood.
Topics: Seattle City Light, street lighting, utility work, City employees
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Footage of a bald eagle who was rescued and rehabilitated being released back into the wild. Includes interviews with zoo keepers who worked with the eagle. Item 12835, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Animals, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoos
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Seattle City Light employees playing golf at the Rainier Golf & Country Club in Seattle.
Topics: Seattle City Light, Rainier Golf & Country Club, golf, recreational activities, recreational...
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British television program about wetland conservation. Shows birds and other species that dwell in wetlands, human activities that threaten wetlands, and international efforts towards saving wetlands. The creator, Television for the Environment (tve), is a UK organization that creates videos and other media highlighting environmental issues. Item 12868, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a...
Topics: Animals, Conservation
Raw footage used in "Species Survival Plan" video including: Interview with Erica Harris continued from video #12870; footage of Humboldt penguins swimming Item 12871, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, City Employees, Conservation, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoo
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A collection of Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Curated by Sibyl James from June 3, 2011 to December 14, 2011. Poems read monthly or twice monthly at the beginning of the Housing, Human Services, Health and Culture Committee chaired by Council Member Nick Licata. Poets include Sibyl James, Emily Warn, Larry Laurence, Sharon Cumberland and Kathleen Flenniken.   Copies of poems can be found on Councilmember Licata's harvested website on Archive-It:...
Topics: Seattle Channel, Nick Licata, poetry, Words' Worth Poetry Program, Seattle City Council, Sibyl...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Unedited footage of salmon underwater, using a fish ladder and other scenic shots of salmon in a river.  Item 7589, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Salmon, Fish, Chittenden Locks
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Very brief video of a spotted owl on a branch in the forest before it flies away. Item 12863, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topic: Animals
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KOMO TV "For Kids' Sake" educational segment about koalas. Hosted and narrated by Steve Pool. Part of a promotion for "Koalaffair" event--the first koala ever to visit the northwest at the Woodland Park Zoo. Item 12858, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Children, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
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Unedited footage created by the City of Seattle Engineering Department featuring shots driving along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the reconstruction of the Ballard Bridge.   The Ballard Bridge was originally built in 1917, spanning 2,854 feet across the Ship Canal, to connect Ballard with the Interbay, Magnolia and Queen Anne neighborhoods. In 1937 the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance authorizing work to begin on reconstructing the bascule bridge. Completed in 1939, the reconstruction...
Topics: Seattle, Engineering Department, Ballard, bridges, construction, paving, streetcars, Aurora,...
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by Seattle Municipal Archives
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Video of a truck in the desert. Item 8863, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Truck, Desert, Field, Outside, Farm
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by Seattle City Light
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History of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project and current operations in 1958. Includes footage of people enjoying tours of dams and powerhouses, as well as camping, boating, and waterskiing on Ross Lake. Also includes basic overview on how electricity and hydroelectric power works. Written and directed by Juel Lange and narrated by Bob Gleason. Item 35, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, hydroelectricity, Ross Lake, dams, camping,...
4 brief TV ads for the Woodland Park Zoo, plus 1 zoo membership ad spot with Steve Pool. Part of a promotion for "Koalaffair" event--"the first koala ever to visit the northwest" at Woodland Park Zoo. Tagline: "Fall in love with a koala. Have a koalaffair!" Item 12860, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and...
Topics: Advertising, Animals, Zoo
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Footage of Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaking at Washington Middle School.
Topics: Desmond Tutu, Youth, Education
Television program documenting a trip to Indonesia to research and film orangutans with actress Stefanie Powers and Zoo Atlanta staff. Video includes a segment with 2 Seattle scientists from Woodland Park Zoo doing fieldwork tracking orangutans in Indonesia on a grant from Zoo Atlanta: Harmony Taylor Frazier and William Karesh (timestamp 31:39) Item 12867, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by...
Topics: Animals, Tourism, Travel, Zoo
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Brief educational video about spotted owls, their habitat, their diet, and environmental threats. Item 12861, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Forests, Threatened and Endangered Species
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by Seattle Channel
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Raw footage of interviews with Seattle Public Library staff, p ossibly recorded for an episode of Cover to Cover [SMA_8589], hosted by  Sharon Griggins.    Also in this footage, book recommendations from Nancy Pearl: Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica by Sara Wheeler, and Dear Genius: the letters of Ursula Nordstrom.  Reference Librarian Steve Kiesow discusses SPL’s role as a federal depository and congressional documents related to the Titanic. Literacy Outreach coordinator, ESL...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Nancy Pearl, Libraries, Librarian, Book recommendation, Local government,...
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Footage from the Seattle Public Library, of Powerpoint slides used in the architect design presentations during the Central Library architect selection process. Item 8462, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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Training video about gender equity in the workplace. Item 8909, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Gender Equity, Amateur Filmmaking,...
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Raw footage of construction of the new Woodland Park Zoo elephant house and exhibit. Shows crews working in pit. Item 12866, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Construction, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Footage of four musical acts performing at the Pacific Northwest Black Community Festival (now known as the Umoja Fest African Heritage Festival & Parade) as part of the 1988 SeaFair festivities. The concert takes place at Judkins Park. Performers include the Amazing Manning Brothers, Sir-Mix-A-Lot, and MB and Crew.
Topics: Community celebrations, Festivals, Judkins park (Seattle), Sir Mix-A-Lot (musician), Anthony Ray,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
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Footage of street scenes taken by the Seattle Department of Streets and Sewers during the 1920s and 1930s. Footage is supplemented with descriptive text stills. The University Bridge and Fremont Bridge are prominently featured. Also present is footage of Department equipment in operation, such as street cleaners and dump trucks. Item 453, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Department of Streets and Sewers, street construction, bridges, Fremont, University District, West...
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by Seattle City Light
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A special report on the Gorge Powerhouse rebuild. Item 7573, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Hydroelectric power, Washington State, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest, Seattle City Light,...
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Interviews with library patrons. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8515, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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B-roll of illegal endangered animal products being shopped for and worn. Followed by footage of dwarf crocodiles at Woodland Park Zoo. Item 12834, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoos
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Raw footage of spotted owls in the forest. Includes both adult and juvenile owls and footage of hunting and eating mice, as well as some observations from camera operators. Item 12862, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topic: Animals
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Footage of a presentation by Bruce Chapman, President of the Discovery Institute on what a Think Tank is and does. Held at the Discovery Institue, Melbourne Tower. Item 7423, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Think Tank, Panel, Lecture, Public...
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An event about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. Introduced by Dr. William Bradford, Professor at the University of Washington. Item 8845, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Martin Luther King Jr., Civil...
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TV program called "To Restore a Legacy: The Struggle for the Snake River's Salmon and Steelhead Trout", presented by the U.S. Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service. Item 8872, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Fish, Fish and Wildlife, Animals,...
Raw footage used in "Species Survival Plan" video including: Interview with Ball continued from video #12869; footage of Humboldt penguins and children watching; interview with Erica Harris Item 12870, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, City Employees, Conservation, Threatened and Endangered Species
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by Seattle City Light
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Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives;  individual shots of workers. Item 432, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
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Interviews with library staff. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8495, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
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Footage of a wildfire from the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources. Item 8757, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Washington State, DNR, Wildfire, Fire
Footage from the Washington Centennial Ethnic Heritage Project, which celebrated the diversity of the State of Washington at the centennial anniversay of it's admission to the union (1889-1989). Includes two episodes of the show First Sunday: "The Forgotten Pioneers" and "Everything Change, Everything Change".  Both are winners from the 1989 Washington State Centennial Ethnic Video Competition. "The Forgotten Pioneers", produced by Merissa Williams and Lisa Cohen,...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Washington Centennial Ethnic...
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Footage from the Washington State Supreme Court as they argue whether the state can prosecute Martin Pang for arson and murder and whether the state can extradite him from Brazil, in State v. Pang. Item 8911, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Washington State v. Pang, Martin...
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Footage from the Power Gen Diversity Workshop. Tape 3 of 3. Item 8904 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Workshop, Diversity, Diversity...
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Footage taken during the WTO Protests in 1999. Item 8849, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, WTO, Battle for Seattle, World Trade...
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Footage of the Chinese Arts & Culture Festival featuring singing, dancing and macrame by Natalie Cisco, Tanya Woo, Sylvia Ma and others. Tape 3 of 3. Item 8786 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Chinese Arts, Chinese Culture,...
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Dick's Drive-In in Seattle has been a city favorite since 1954. In 2008, health regulations required Dick's to change cooking methods for their famous French fries. We investigate to find out the ramifications of this hot potato issue. Originally produced by Feliks Banel for the "CityStream" program for the Seattle Channel.
Topics: Fast food restaurants, French fries
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Silent B-roll shot by Seattle City Light. Footage features cruiser ship in Lake Union, a crew team rowing on Green Lake, children and ducks at Green Lake, a view of the Olympic mountains from West Seattle, and the Vashon Island ferry docking in West Seattle.
Topics: Seattle City Light, Green Lake, crew, children, ducks, West Seattle, Olympic Mountains, B-roll
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by Seattle City Light
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Distinct phases of construction on Ross Dam with captions separating the segments.
Topics: Ross Dam, Seattle City Light, construction, hydroelectricity
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for Cover to Cover, episode # 4. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8601, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Libraries, Librarian, Seattle, Seattle Public Library, Library programming, Local government,...
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by Seattle Channel
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Interview with Jodee Fenton about Seattle Public Library's Fine & Performing Arts Collection. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. May be included in the program Cover to Cover 2. Item 8565, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
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Aerial footage of downtown Seattle, Seattle Center, the Kingdome, the West Seattle Lighthouse & Ports. Item 8851, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Aerial footage, Plane footage,...
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The 5th episode of the Seattle Channel's monthly variety show Big Night Out featuring local talent, filmed in front of a live audience at the Columbia City Theater. Hosted by Kevin Joyce. This episode includes performances from musicians Amy Denio and Ahmad Reza Yousetbeigi; street performer and musician Artis the Spoonman; stage hypnotist HypnoBob; spoken word and drumming from The Artist Order of 144,000 (Obalaye, Queen Nig and AMD); improvisational theater, comedy and training organization...
Topics: Columbia City Theater (Seattle, WA), Alaska Kuteeyaa Dancers include Tiny Barril (director), Melind...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
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A short educational video about Woodland Park Zoo's history and modern exhibits and conservation efforts.   Item 12814, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection   Digitization of this collection was made possible by a directed fieldwork project, a collaboration between Seattle Municipal Archives and MIPoPS.  
Topics: Animals, Conservation, Threatened and Endangered Species, Zoo
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by Seattle City Light
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A montage of clips set to music showing various Seattle City Light facilities historically and currently. Item 5358, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, energy
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Cityscapes Panel on Media: Covering City Hall. Item 7420, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle City Hall, Media, Journalism
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by Seattle Channel
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A performance from the Seattle Public Library's "Folktale Puppet Theatre" series: "Three Pigs/Oniroku." Originally broadcast on the Seattle Channel/Cable 28. Item 8716, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Government-access television, GATV, Seattle, Seattle Public Library, Children's programming, Puppet...
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An educational video about the harm caused by purchasing illegal endangered wildlife products. Highlights pythons, sea turtles, and crocodiles. Item 12831, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Zoo, Threatened and Endangered Species
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of a panel on Seattle's Fashion history, held at the Museum of History and Industry. Speakers include: Dr. Stella Warnick; Steve Miska, Creative Director of Seattle Pacific Industries; Wini Jones, Design Director at ROFFE; Raj Shah, CEO of Shah Safari and International News; Dean Holly; President of Tailor Byrd; David Edlestein, of Foundation Design. Item 7432, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Fashion History, Museum of History...
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by Seattle Channel
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Item 7704, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
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by Seattle Channel
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Episode 1 of the Seattle Channel weekly half-hour program hosted by C.R. Douglas. The program is a mix of news, information and opinion from the people making news at city hall and the people covering it. Each week the program features an “insider” guest from city government, and an “outsider” guest with a different take on the week’s subject. In this episode: Seattle Fire Department Chief Gary Morris discusses cuts to the SFD with C.R. Douglas, and Seattle Weekly and Town Hall...
Topics: Government-access television, GATV, Seattle, C.R. Douglas, Seattle city government, Fire Chief
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Three public service announcements featuring teenagers talking about graffiti, and why you shouldn't graffit, from the City of Seattle's Anti-Graffiti Program. Item 8781 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Graffiti, Street art, Vandalism,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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B-roll footage of the Columbia Branch Library, including children's storytimes and teen librarians. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. May be included in the tv program Cover to Cover. Item 8548, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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Original footage of the Poet Populist 2007-2008 Candidate Read-off at the Richard Hugo House. Bob Redmond (Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival) and Councilmember Nick Licata present opening remarks. Poets include Roberto Ascalon, Shannon Borg, John Burgess, Beth Coyote, Angela Martinez-Dy, Richard Gold, John Olson, and Cody Walker. Item 6419, Record Series 4650-12 Nick Licata Moving Image Collection, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Poetry, Nick Licata, Arts, Library, Performing arts, Bob Redmond, Nick...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A documentary on people experiencing homelessness in Seattle.
Topics: Homeless, Seattle Housing Authority
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Three public service annoucements. The first two are for Disaster SAT, a forum on disaster preparedness, and a third for Nickeloden's The Big Help.
Topics: Public Service Announcements, Disaster preparedness
Seattle Municipal Archives
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The eighth episode of the Seattle Channel's City A Go-Go. A weekly feature produced and hosted by Nancy Guppy, the show looked at the highlights of Seattle’s arts and cultural offerings each week. Item 12763, Record Series 3902-01: Seattle Channel Moving Images  Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topic: Arts
Raw footage used in "Timeless Zoo video" including: Families visiting feline house and lion enclosure, Australia expert talking about koalas. Item 12825, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Children, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Raw footage of python in a grassy field. Beginning and end show keepers driving python in a truck from and back to its enclosure. Item 12832, Record Series 8601-08: Woodland Park Zoo Moving Images Collection Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 
Topics: Animals, Zoos, Threatened and Endangered Species
Seattle Municipal Archives
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The September 2004 installment of the Seattle Channel's City A Go-Go. A monthly feature produced and hosted by Nancy Guppy, the show looked at the highlights of Seattle’s arts and cultural offerings each month. Segments include the Molly Scott Dance and a photo exhibit at the Frye Art Museum.   Item 12779, Record Series 3902-01: Seattle Channel Moving Images   Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and...
Topics: Arts, Museums, Performing arts, Visual arts
The third segment of episode 1 of "The Gentle Doctor", a series about veterinary medicine produced by WEDU in Tampa, FL. This episode premiered fall 1988 on WEDU and winter 1988-1989 nationwide. Episode one's third segment was about naturalistic zoo environments and featured scenes about WPZ taken from WPZ-produced tapes. The video features both Washington, D.C.'s National Zoo, Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, Tampa's Busch Gardens, and the San Diego Zoo. It discusses the trend of...
Topics: Animals, Medicine, Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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B-roll of a building on fire at nighttime located at 35th Avenue and SW Morgan Street. Shots include various angles of the fire burning and firefighters putting out the fire. The fire was a result of a backhoe rupturing a gas line. Three people died in the fire.
Topics: Seattle City Light, Seattle Fire Department, firefighters, gas line, fires, accidents, City...