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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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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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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
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 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
The Huntington Library
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:  Mammoth Pool Dam is a hydroelectric dam located on the San Joaquin River in Sierra Nevada Mountains. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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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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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A246802 . These tapes document a series of seminars held at The Huntington Library to examine the state of the art of women's studies. Specialists from many different disciplines delve into topics related to women's studies. The seminars were well-attended and attracted between 75 to 149 people, revealing a deep interest in the topic of women's studies. The featured...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Audio cassette: 2 Tapes of 2
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...
The Huntington Library
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
The Huntington Library
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 Frandsen, Tom; KRCA
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Description:  Show aired on television station KRCA, Hollywood, California. Automobile road trip with Tom Frandsen into the High Sierra and territory around Big Creek. Frandsen shown touring the plant, fishing, boating, and swimming in the area -- probably Huntington Lake pictured. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film  Call Number: SCE MP 595 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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: 2 Pages of 2: Newspaper (17 x 22 in.)
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_48357 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 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%3A220524 . 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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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_53396 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.)
The Huntington Library
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Description: Note inside container: "1927 Film of Estate (taken by chauffeur): Euston gates -- car up hill -- desert garden -- flag -- front of a.g. -- Alfonso Gomez -- Leslie Bliss -- public entering library -- North Vista - circles around --front of the library -- statuary -- tea room -- rose and herb gardens -- Japanese garden -- garage -- flag - half staff -- funeral -- railroad car -- library building."  Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: The Huntington...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description: Whittier Old Family Movies 2:  Footage of Whittier family and friends circa 1935-1955 transferred from various films to VHS.  00:10-00:43 Title card:  A Hollywood Party Celebrating the Coming of the End of Ye Depression, footage of a baby shower circa 1935, followed by mother and baby and other mothers and children enjoying outdoor life in California.  1:50:55 Sailing on the yacht Paollape, Los Angeles. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Ships
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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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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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
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison
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Images of a man playing golf, a spaceman, worker in protective suit at San Onofre Written on film leader: "Short Film" For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Note : Slight hum in the audio. 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. The son of Mexican farm workers, Luis Valdez is one of the most well-known and influential directors and writers to emerge from the Chicano culture in California. He was first recognized for his play Zoot Suit, which is based on the Los Angeles Sleepy Lagoon murder...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3:3/4 inch videotape
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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
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes : Film ends somewhat abruptly. Description : Fictionalized account of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the rise of hydroelectric power to fuel the growth of the city of Los Angeles; includes scenes of downtown and power plants, circa 1922. Produced by Robert Brunton for the Board of Public Service Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles. Detailed footage of downtown Los Angeles; Mayor Fred Eaton in his office; the Board of Public Water Commissioners in a meeting; William Mulholland surveying...
Topics: californiarevealed, Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film  Call Number:   SCE MP 203 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description : Dedication ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include master of ceremonies Ted Watkins (mayor of Watts), Reverend Hogan (invocation), Kenneth Hahn, Romana Acosta Bañuelos (Treasurer of the United States - representing President Richard Nixon), Dr. Julius Hill, and Dr. Emerson Walden (President of the American Medical Association).  Includes musical program.  Speakers include Ted Watkins, Kenneth Hahn, Senator Alan MacGregor...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R
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 Hull, Suzanne W., 1921-
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A216063 . These tapes document a series of bi-monthly sessions held at The Huntington Library to examine the state of the art of women's studies. Specialists in eleven different disciplines described the progress (or lack of progress) of women's studies in their fields of interest. The sessions attracted between 75 to 149 people and revealed a deep interest in the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Audio cassette: 2 Tapes of 2
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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 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
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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
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
The Huntington Library
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San Gabriel Valley Civic Ballet dancers; footage taken over a period of time. Begins with solo dancer rehearsing in small studio, then joined by male partner at 6:27. 12:31 dancers rehearse in large studio, voice of instructor, presumably Rickard, can be heard giving instruction from this point until the end of the footage. Location alternates between small studio and large studio. Choreographer Joseph Rickard (1918-1994) founded the First Negro Classical Ballet (FNCB) in Los Angeles in 1946,...
Topics: californiarevealed, African American dance, Ballet, Rickard, Joseph, -1994
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 Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title: Hong Family Home Movies Source:  2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 040; mssHong MP 041 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_unnum00002 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 Unknown
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220432 . Arthur Ito was a prominent figure in the floral industry. He and his wife Aiko owned and operated Flower View Gardens in Hollywood from 1962-2000, a business which served many television and film productions. Ito was the first chairman of the California State Florist Association and a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), Florists'...
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese American families, Cut flower industry, Ito, Arthur T., 1918-2006
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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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
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. 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 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
Note:  Audio has a high amount of hum and hiss. Program is distorted at times. Description : Message about airport noise interference on the Inglewood Unified School District. Includes records of airplane noise in Inglewood classroom. Also includes a recording of airport noise in residential areas surrounding Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Narrated by Inglewood Superintendent of Schools and Don McGrath (Housing and Development). Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/4 inch audio tape
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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, Kenny Hahn has served as an elected official in this city for 40 years. He is the longest serving County Supervisor in California. Hahn was instrumental in bring the Dodgers to Los Angeles, initiated the building of the Sports Arena, and has been a driving force...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4:3/4 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. Charles Ducommun, 75, is a third generation descendent of one of L. A.’s first century families. The family business, Ducommun Incorporated, which began as a jewelry and hardware store during the Gold Rush, has continued to grow and prosper, most recently under the leadership of Charles Ducommun...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 5 Tapes of 5:3/4 inch videotape
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by Southern California Edison
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Airplanes & control tower, then spliced to what appears to be a SCE employee picnic For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Southern California Edison
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For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Note on original container: "16mm motion picture films of So. Cal. Edison officials at play on mountain trips etc. 1930-1938. The Mountaineers: Mssrs. Bayer, Mullendore, Reppy, Trott, Kelley, Cross, Fluno, Staal, Larkin, Lewis, F. Miller, Ammann, Hoxie, Lee, Cunningham, Ross and Woodard." On original reel: The Mountaineers: Mineral King + [Carnival] Lake, 7-4-28; 5-30-33". Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 134 Collection Title:   Southern...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description : Kenneth Hahn, daughter Janice age 11, Jackie Stalcup age 10 and Mrs. Stalcup with Postman Lawrence Trabue at dedication ceremonies for new Florence branch Post Office at 1355 East Florence Ave. Call Number : mssHahnphoto_24198 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 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
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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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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%3A220431 . Speeches given by Arthur Ito while President of Florist Transworld Delivery Association (FTD). Tape #1: 1985 Practice speeches with review of events after convention Tape #2, Side A: CSFA speech Hilo Hawaii Side B: 2 speeches board Apr 1986 District 4B Bay City, Michigan. Tape #3 1986: San Diego, Philadelphia and Toronto, Side B: Japan March meetings; Tape...
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese American families, Cut flower industry, Ito, Arthur T., 1918-2006
Source: Audio cassette: 4 Tapes of 4
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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%3A220528 . 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
The Huntington Library
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Description : Farm hand burns cactus for cows to eat, house and church with snow; Howard and Ruth Whittier and Mrs. Whittier explore Native American adobe structures and cemetery. Collection Title:  Whittier Family Collection Call Number:  mssWhittier_b55_f03
Topics: Whittier, Howard, Whittier, Ruth, Cows
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220460 . Created at The Huntington Library's botanical gardens and featuring James Folsom, Director of the Botanical Gardens, "Mr. Huntington's Garden" spans a ten year period starting in 1995, with new episodes produced monthly for broadcast on public television stations in Southern California. In this episode: Jim on Shakespeare Garden: plants and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Huntington Botanical Gardens
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
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by Grey Advertising
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For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Big Creek (Calif.)--History
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
by Brady, Jack
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One of a series of promotional films produced by Southern California Edison to promote nuclear power. Jack Brady, The Turning Point, 1060 ft. Inter-Neg & A-Wind For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Air--Pollution, Electricity--California, Nuclear Energy
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
Description : Unique groundbreaking ceremony on roof of the Los Angeles County Museum in Exposition Park, from left, Dr. M. Norvel Young, President of Pepperdine College, Dr. Herbert Friedmann, Museum Director, Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, C.V. Duff, chairman of the science committee of the Board of Governors, and Jim Moore of the County Mechnical Department; pictured is a large fossil and other bones. Call Number : mssHahnphoto_18532 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description : Mammoth Pool Dam is a hydroelectric dam located on the San Joaquin River in Sierra Nevada Mountains. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Reels of 2:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Title : Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number : SCE MP 074 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison
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For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
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%3A220510 . Fritz Zwicky (1898-1974) was a Swiss astronomer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1925 to work with 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 theoretical...
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
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%3A220436 . Arthur Ito was a prominent figure in the floral industry. He and his wife Aiko owned and operated Flower View Gardens in Hollywood from 1962-2000, a business which served many television and film productions. Ito was the first chairman of the California State Florist Association and a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), Florists'...
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese American families, Cut flower industry, Ito, Arthur T., 1918-2006
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
The Huntington Library
by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220480 . Created at The Huntington Library's botanical gardens and featuring James Folsom, Director of the Botanical Gardens, "Mr. Huntington's Garden" spans a ten year period starting in 1995, with new episodes produced monthly for broadcast on public television stations in Southern California. In this episode: Folsom at Carriage House (Boone Gallery),...
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Source: Betacam: SP: 1 Tape of 1
The Huntington Library
by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220449 . Created at The Huntington Library's botanical gardens and featuring James Folsom, Director of the Botanical Gardens, "Mr. Huntington's Garden" spans a ten year period starting in 1995, with new episodes produced monthly for broadcast on public television stations in Southern California. Many Botanical staff members are featured explaining their...
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Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Call Number: 264485:04
Topics: californiarevealed, Working class--California--History
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Transcription disc
The Huntington Library
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%3A220533 . 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...
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
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%3A220442 . Home movies depict the Ito and Kuromi families at work and play. Scenes include summer and winter outdoor activities, and a large organized group gathering of Japanese Americans at a lakeside resort. Early views of Flower View Gardens circa 1948, flower conservatory and fields, large scale floral arrangements and customers in the shop buying flowers. Arthur...
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese American families, Cut flower industry, Ito family, Kuromi family
Source: DVD: DVD+R: 2 Discs of 2
The Huntington Library
by St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
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Notes: Lots of static and crackle at the end of recording. Side B is blank. Source : 1 Disc of 1: Lacquer discs/acetates Collection Title : Ruth St. Denis Papers Call Number : Box 11 (5) Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Note on original container: "California Electric Power". Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 032 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
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Notes: Side B is blank. Description: Disc 1:  Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for Burke Gilliam from Dana Andrews. Disc 2: Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for M.B. Rudman from Dana Andrews. 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...
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The Huntington Library
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, Previn was conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the time of this interview. He began his career as an arranger and Oscar-winning film composer for the movie studios in the 1940's and 1950's. (Bio notes taken directly from transcription provided by KCET)....
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2:3/4 inch videotape
The Huntington Library
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%3A220526 . 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
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison
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Commercial promoting SCE. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
The Huntington Library
by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220504 . Created at The Huntington Library's botanical gardens and featuring James Folsom, Director of the Botanical Gardens, "Mr. Huntington's Garden" spans a ten year period starting in 1995, with new episodes produced monthly for broadcast on public television stations in Southern California. In this episode:
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Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
The Huntington Library
by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A220487 . Created at The Huntington Library's botanical gardens and featuring James Folsom, Director of the Botanical Gardens, "Mr. Huntington's Garden" spans a ten year period starting in 1995, with new episodes produced monthly for broadcast on public television stations in Southern California. In this episode:
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Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Description : Title on DVD, "Huntington Centennial Film Footage". 1968 footage of Huntington security guards, groundskeepers and other staff may have been speeded up to achieve a playful effect. Source : 1 Disc of 1: DVD Collection Title : The Huntington Institutional Archives Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Topic: californiarevealed