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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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The first 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. The Seattle Channel launched “City a Go-Go” in August 2002 as a weekly program created, hosted and produced by Nancy Guppy. In 2003, the series was modified to air monthly installments. In their annual reports, the Seattle Channel describes the show’s content as focusing “on Seattle’s arts...
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Nancy Guppy, City A Go-Go, Seattle Channel, Seattle, arts and culture
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Noam Chomsky at the University of Washington in 2005.
Topic: Noam Chomsky
MIPoPS
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickels' Press Conference for a climate friendly taxis program. Item 12718, 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. 
Topics: Greg Nickels, Taxicabs, Energy-Conservation
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickel's press conference on the Police Accountability Report for the Seattle Police Department. Item 12715, 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.
Topics: Greg Nickels, Seattle city government, police-community relations, police brutality, police...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A short promotional/informational segment on the World's Fair in Seattle highlighting the space travel and future visions exhibit, "The Five Worlds of the Century 21 Exposition." Part of a series of "promo station id's" originally airing on WTVJ Channel 4 Miami to promote various aspects of the World's Fair.
Topics: Construction, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair,...
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickels' Press Conference at the King Street Station Transfer Ceremony, held in front of King Street Station. Speakers include Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, Seattle City Councilmember Jan Drago, and Andrew Johnsen (Assistant Vice President, BNSF). A check is presented to BNSF Railway for $10.00 from the City of Seattle to purchase the station (see note for details). Footage includes a tour of the King Street Station building interior during construction and an interview with...
Topics: Seattle city government, Greg Nickels, King Street Station (Seattle, Wash.), Railroad-Stations,...
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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...
MIPoPS
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickels' Press Conference to discuss the Pike Place Market Levy, held in front of "Rachel the Pig" bronze statue/piggybank. Speakers include Mayor Greg Nickels and Jackson Schmidt (Chair, PDA Council). Item 12720, 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. 
Topics: Pike Place Market (Seattle, Wash.)--In art
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A short promotional/informational segment on the World's Fair in Seattle highlighting the space travel and future visions exhibit, "The Five Worlds of the Century 21 Exposition." Featuring Dr. Dixie Lee Ray (Professor, University of Washington) describing the science exhibits featured at the World's Fair. Part of a series of "promo station id's" originally airing on WTVJ Channel 4 Miami to promote various aspects of the World's Fair.
Topics: Construction, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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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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,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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The fifth 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. The Seattle Channel launched “City a Go-Go” in August 2002 as a weekly program created, hosted and produced by Nancy Guppy. In 2003, the series was modified to air monthly installments. In their annual reports, the Seattle Channel describes the show’s content as focusing “on Seattle’s arts...
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Nancy Guppy, City A Go-Go, Seattle Channel, Seattle, arts and culture
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Coverage of the 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration sponsored by King County. Originally aired January 17, 2002 on King County Civic Television (KCTV). Item 12649, 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.
Topics: African Americans, Total Experience Gospel Choir, Larry Gossett, Ron Sims, King County government,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
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Overview of Seattle's Bicycle Program from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.  Includes Discussion of Comprehensive Trail System and On-Street Improvements. Date estimated. Item 4420, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: bicycles, engineering department, bikeways, transportation planning, public-safety, citizen...
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
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
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for Cover to Cover, episode # 6, featuring the Greenlake Branch Library, storytime with Grandpa Jim and librarian Toni Myers. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8610, 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 Public Library, Libraries, Librarian, Seattle neighborhoods, Greenlake, Storytime,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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An episode of the Seattle Channel's Seattle Voices hosted by Eric Liu, with guest Gary Luke. Seattle Voices (2004-2015) was a talk show featuring one-on-one interviews with the city's politicians, musicians, scientists, entrepreneurs, young activists, educators and other newsmakers. Item 8774, 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, Eric Liu, Gary Luke
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickels' Press Conference to discuss how the City will be repairing potholes.  Item 12719, 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. 
Topics: Seattle city government, Potholes, Streets - Repair
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV segment profiling women who work for the Water Department. Item 8636, 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 Water Department, City employees, Women at work, Labor, Local government, Government-access...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A short promotional/informational segment on the World's Fair in Seattle highlighting the various exhibits featured. Part of a series of "promo station id's" originally airing on WTVJ Channel 4 Miami to promote various aspects of the World's Fair.
Topics: Arena, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair, Soundac...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
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Zoo Parade television program from 1955 covering the Woodland Park Zoo. Features many animals in studio, and wild footage of animals. Shows Bobo the gorilla at 4 years old, the bear grottos, and the feline house. Item 3524, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, zoo, animals, gorillas, bears
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickels' Press Conference for the KeyArena Improvement Proposal. Item 12717, 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.
Topics: Seattle city government, Key Arena (Seattle, Wash.), Arenas
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Germane Covington interviews Angela Oh about human rights issues.  Item 12657, 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.
Topics: Germaine W. Covington (SOCR Director), Angela Oh
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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A short piece on the North Cascade Environmental Learning Center (NCELC), including dedication, overview of facilities and history of the project. Speakers at the dedication include Fran Mainella (Director, National Parks Service); Jorge Carrasco (Superintendent, Seattle City Light); and Saul Weisberg (Executive Director, North Cascades Institute). Narrated by Dan Williams. Item 6802, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made...
Topics: Outdoor education, North Cascades, Washington State
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 Friends of Pike Place Market
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25th Anniversary celebration at Victor Steinbrueck Park. Features Peter Steinbrueck, Steve Raible, musician Jim Hinde. Item 2142, Record Series 1628-04, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Pike Place Market, Historic Seattle, Victor Steinbrueck, Peter Steinbrueck, Steve Raible,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
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Cartoon of Sparky, fire prevention dig pointing out sources of fire in residential homes. Item 813, Record Series 2801-11: Seattle Fire Department Moving Images Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Fire Department, Fire Protection
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Coverage of the 2002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration sponsored by the City of Seattle.
Topics: African Americans, Seattle city government
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Aerial footage of the Tolt River treatment facility. Item 8947 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, Archaeology
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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An unedited episode of Book Talk, a tv program about books hosted by Sharon Griggins and Nancy Pearl. Produced by the Seattle Channel and the Seattle Public Library. The episode's guest is Mark Kernahghan, and the topic is Travel Writing. At 00:38:38, footage of a Seattle Community Technology Alliance Event, held 9/28/2000, begins. Item 9051, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle Public Library, Author talk,...
Aerial footage of Seattle Center, 705 Charles Street before demolition; Blue Angels on tarmac at Boeing field and Seattle skyline.
Topics: Seattle city government, Seattle Center, Blue Angels, Boeing Field
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 Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for Cover to Cover, episode # 5, including classes for seniors. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8597, 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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Color with sound. 2004-2005 collection of the Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Poetry read at Seattle City Council Public Safety, Civil Rights and Arts Committee meetings from October 12, 2004 - June 21, 2005. Poets include Grant Cogswell, Bryan Miller, M. White Chester, Sarah Mangold, Johnny Horton, Tina Hertzel, and James Arthur. Produced by Seattle Channel. Copies of the poems, curated by Grant Cogswell, can be found through SMA's Archive-It site:...
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Poetry, Nick Licata
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage from a forum about the development of the Seattle waterfront. Item 8808, 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 Waterfront, Public forum,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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An episode of Seattle Channel's History in Motion series focused on Century 21 - Seattle's World's Fair.
Topics: Seattle World's Fair, Seattle Center, Space Needle
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
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Footage of Seattle Fire Department firefighters and dive team fighting a fire on the underside of Pier 57 on Seattle's waterfront. Reel/case notes: Pier Fire Scuba Divers under pier Firefighting / Date: 8-23 / Time in: 105/P / Cam: PE RPT: RW / Property of KIRO T.V. / 77-274; Note on film: J2 55 25725 (634). Item 6542, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Scuba diving, Scuba diver, Underwater, Seattle waterfront, Public safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Unedited footage covering the second day of the trial for the City of Seattle vs. Eric Larson (Case# 371924). The trial was aired in its entirety on the Seattle Channel. Item 8695, 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, City government, WTO Protests, Battle for Seattle,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of E.S.D. Awards, in the Dome Room. Item 7463, 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
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B-roll and music for Seattle Citizen, including footage of the City of Seattle's 6th Annual Diversity Awards ceremony. Speakers include Norma McKinney, singers Patrice Brown and Verna Green, Mayor Paul Schell, and Joanne Anton with Performance Resource Group. Award winners include: Director of Executive Services Dwight Dively, Charles Hawkins of the Seattle Fire Department, ESD’s Wendy Gallegos Valdez, Seattle Public Utility’s David McDonald and Michael Davis, PIPE program tutors, South...
Topics: Seattle city government, Diversity in the workplace
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Host Kelly Guenther discusses the Elevated Transit system. Item 6621, 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 Spotlight, Transportation,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV program about artists, featuring Ela Lamblin and Leah Mann. Artwork profiled include s"Whirl Piece", "Lelavision", "Longwave", "Pandamonium", and others. Item 8928 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 Artists, Seattle Art,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for the TV segment "Waterwise Gardening" #12. Item 8127, 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 Seattle Channel
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An episode of Seattle Citizen, with host Natasha Jones and guest Mayor Greg Nickels. Item 8272, 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, Mayor Greg Nickels, Greg Nickels,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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An episode of The Salmon Exchange Program, part of the Salmon Information Television Network. Discusses Salmon facts, history, and ecology, biology, conservancy and more. Hosted by Nancy Guppy.  Produced by Meg McHutchison and One Reel. Produced at the Seattle Public Schools. Instructional Broadcast Center in association with the Tri-County ESA Executive Committee and the Salmon Information Television Network. TVSea (Seattle Channel) is part of the SITN and has  provided footage,...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Salmon, Salmon migration, Fisheries,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
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Footage of people enjoying Seattle parks.  Parks include Volunteer Park and Conservatory, Green Lake, Gasworks, and Alki.  Shots of  art museum, playgrounds, beaches, and zoo also included. Item 920, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Volunteer Park, Seattle, Alki Beach, Greenlake, Gasworks Park, Woodland Park Zoo, parks,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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A public service announcement on sewers. Tape/case note: INVIS CITY Sewers / Green Serum / FOREIGN PSA. Item 6794, 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: City employees, Sewers, Infrastructure, Public Service Announcement, Seattle
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Interview with a library supporter from the business community. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8512, 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 Public Library, Library, Libraries, Local government, Government-access television, GAVT
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV program Seattle Citizen, featuring a debate about WTO events in Seattle. Item 8259, 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, WTO Protests, Battle for Seattle, Public debate
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Documentary about Title IX, followed by PSAs about discrimination.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Documentary, Title IX
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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B-roll footage for Neighborhood Stories #3, including shots of Kubota Gardens and the surrounding neighborhood. Item 8894, 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, Pike Place Market
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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The third 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. The Seattle Channel launched “City a Go-Go” in August 2002 as a weekly program created, hosted and produced by Nancy Guppy. In 2003, the series was modified to air monthly installments. In their annual reports, the Seattle Channel describes the show’s content as focusing “on Seattle’s arts...
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Nancy Guppy, City A Go-Go, Seattle, Seattle Channel, arts and culture
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,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for the TV segment "Waterwise Gardening", including information on mowing, and featuring the lawn at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens demonstration garden. Item 8113, 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: Gardening, Water conservation, Seattle, Landscaping, Xeriscaping, Xeriscape, Seattle city...
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Footage from Bumbershoot 2002, of Charles Everett Pace portraying Malcolm X. Nancy Pearl does the introduction. Item 8797, 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, Bumbershoot, Bumbershoot Music...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Interview with a patron about using genealogy resources at the Douglass-Truth Branch Library. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. May be included in the program Cover to Cover 3. Item 8557, 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 Seattle Channel
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Footage from a council forum on same-sex domestic violence. Item 8847, 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: Seattle city government
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Unedited footage of an event hosted at Eagle Hardware to raise awareness about Seattle City Light's light bulb recycling program, including demonstrations of heat safety and energy efficiency. Item 7558, 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: Energy conservation, Recycling, Lightbulbs, Public utilities, Seattle city government
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TV segment featuring the Seattle Police Chief. Item 8654, 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: Chief of Police, Police Department, Seattle Police Department, Policing, Local government,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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A collection of PSAs from the Seattle Water Department, including Elaine Miles PSA, "Women in Water," Leadfree PSA, and a re-edited version of "Watersheds." Item 8639, 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 Water Department, Labor, Women at work, Watersheds, Water quality, Public Service...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A television segment hosted by Jennifer Braden and Col. Paul Little, M.D. Topics covered include Mad Cow Disease, sun safety, soft landing systems for deploying medical cargo from airplanes, Ephedra, breast feeding, the 50th anniversary of the Korean War, depleted-uranium shells, using the internet for medical research, moulage (or emergency medical training), the health risks of different insects to army personnel, and a veteran (SPC Dean Johnson) who saved others in a car accident.
Topics: Army personnel, Health
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV segment about the Cedar River Watershed Habitat Conservation Plan. Item 9073, 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, Cedar River, Watershed restoration,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A short promotional/informational segment on the World's Fair in Seattle highlighting the various exhibits featured. Part of a series of "promo station id's" originally airing on WTVJ Channel 4 Miami to promote various aspects of the World's Fair.
Topics: Arena, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair, Soundac...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
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Groundbreaking and construction of Kingdome from dedication in November 2, 1972 to 1975. Includes ground breaking ceremony with cheerleaders and bands including the Kent Meridian Royals; construction at various stages, view of downtown Seattle, and completed Kingdome.  Item 489 Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Kingdome, sports, stadium, baseball, construction, dedication ceremony
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Item 7708, 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 Seattle Channel
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Footage of Mayor Greg Nickel's press conference on the 2007 Seattle Crime Statistics. Speakers include Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, Seattle Chief of Police Gil Kerlikowske, and Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess. Item 12714, 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. 
Topics: Seattle city government, Police Department, Crime Prevention, Gil Kerlikowske, Greg Nickels, Tim...
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Footage of Ask the Mayor – 2005/01/26     A TV program from the Seattle Channel where host C.R. Douglas interviews Seattle mayor Greg Nickels about a tunnel replacement for the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Key Arena renovations, and a land sale at Seattle Center.  Item 7727, 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, Greg Nickels, Mayor Greg Nickels, Seattle city government, Government-access television,...
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Coverage of the 2001 Blacks in Government 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemorative Banquet sponsored by the City of Seattle.
Topics: African Americans, Seattle city government
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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 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
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Footage of Neighborhood News: Southwest Sector. Item 8146, 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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Footage from the Seattle Water Department. Item 8292, 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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Footage of water gushing out of a hydrant during hydrant flushing. Item 8792, 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, Fire fighting, Fire control, Public...
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Footage from the Washington Centennial Ethnic Heritage Project. The Iu Mien people are a Southeast Asian subset of the Yao people, a minority group originally from China. Displaced by the Vietnam War, many settled in the United States from the late 1970s to the mid 1990s. From China, the Iu Mien migrated to Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. They speak the Iu Mien language. Item 8734, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in...
Topics: Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Iu Mien, Mien, Seattle, Pacific Northwest