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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
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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.
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Seattle Municipal Archives
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...
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 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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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
Seattle Municipal Archives
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,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Promotional video for the city of Seattle produced by Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, MagicHour Films, and Bozell Advertising. Item 8929 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, Travel promotion, Visit Seattle,...
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
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by Seattle Channel
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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.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
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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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
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by Seattle Channel
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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,...
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by Seattle Channel
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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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by Seattle Channel
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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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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
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
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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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
Raw footage used in "Timeless Zoo video" including: interview with John Bierlein about the zoo's mission, exhibits, and Species Survival Program with other zoos; interpreter teaching a class of children about hedgehogs Item 12826, 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, Education, Zoo
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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
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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
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 Channel
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Footage recorded for the TV segment "Low Water Gardens," featuring Suzy Marglin and shots of her Bellevue garden. Item 8111, 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...
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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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
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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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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
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
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...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Unedited footage of Ross Dam spillway, river and surrounding areas taken from land and on a boat. Camera work by Jeff Martin. Item 7568, 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: Dams, Ross Dam, Hydroelectric Power, Flooding, Washington State
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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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
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by Seattle City Light
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A "Seattle Focus" segment on Earth Day's global warming theme. Item 7556, 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: Earth Day, Seattle City Light, Energy conservation, Seattle city government, Climate Change
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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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by Seattle Channel
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Raw footage intended to be used in a TV segment about healthy buildings, including shots of NW Credit Union. Item 8818, 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, Green building, Architecture,...
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by Seattle Channel
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B-roll footage of water, watersheds, forests, and dams. Item 8883, 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, Watersheds, Forests, Water, Natural...
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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,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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A Seattle City Light "Special Report to the Citizen Owners" segment. Topics include hydroelectric power updates; osprey; and goats. Hosted by Kelly Guenther with and Peter Clarke reporting. Produced and edited by Peter Clarke. Videoography by Peter Clarke and Ian Devier. Written by Kelly Guenther and Peter Clarke. Item 6807, 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, Osprey, Goats, Bird habitat, Habitat restoration, Washington State
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by Seattle City Light
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Unedited B-roll footage of the Gorge Dam and Powerhouse including spillway, river and along the road (with tunnel). Item 7575, 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, Gorge Dam, Pacific Northwest, Public utilities
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Unedited footage for Seattle Spotlight featuring Seattle City Light's Skagit Project, #2. Item 7971, 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, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Upper Skagit, Skagit River,...
Footage from the Seattle Water Department showing water tanks and reservoirs in West Seattle, including the Myrtle Reservoir and the West Seattle Reservoir. Item 8298, 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 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
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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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by Civilian War Commission
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This moving image content is public record and does not require permission for use. We ask that moving image materials are cited Courtesy of the Seattle Municipal Archives and that the item number is included. The videos streaming here are a low resolution copy. If you require a higher resolution copy, please contact archives@seattle.gov.
Topics: World War II, Volunteers, University of Washington, Civil defense
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by Seattle Channel
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Silent footage of construction, including of the Space Needle, Key Arena, Pacific Science Center, Monorail, and the Seattle Center House, as well as views of Century 21 meetings and office shots. Also includes shots featuring models of the fair grounds. A woman tours the fair including the exterior of the Pacific Science Center, Exposition Hall, and the Seattle Center House. She takes a tour of the Carnation Farms exhibit. There is a fashion show in the Expo Hall. The woman rides the Monorail...
Topics: Construction, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
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Raw footage used in "Timeless Zoo video" including: African Savanna with giraffes, zebras, secretary birds; family visiting aviary; egret; weaver birds; ducks   Item 12818, 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, Children 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,...
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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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by Seattle Channel
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Footage of an archaeological site on the Tolt Project. Item 8973, 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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by Seattle City Light
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Interviews with female employees about their participation in the Clerical Upward Mobility Program, which was designed to give clerical workers opportunities to work in traditionally male-dominated positions such as machinists and warehouse workers. Item 4279, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Names: chermerhorn, Betty; Dodd, Judy; Harada, Bev; Hunyady, Kellie; Hodo, Dawn; Mosely, Linda
Topics: Women, Non-traditional jobs, Seattle, utilities
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by Seattle City Light
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Public service announcement on ways to reduce residential energy consumption. Presented through a rap performed by Steve Wesley (lyrics by Sir Mix-A-Lot) and featuring the Madrona Youth Theater. Item 5542, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Energy conservation, public service announcement, utility bills, Seattle, rap, Seattle City Light
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by Seattle City Light
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Footage of the Ross Dam in various phases of construction, estimated from 1937 to 1941. Also included is footage of workers and inspectors, wildlife, and scenery. Item 5197, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit River Hydroelectric Project, Ross Dam (Wash.), Rivers, Dams, Mountains,...
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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
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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
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
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Portafilms Production
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A partial animated short of a cat, a bird and dog in a children’s educational program about electrical safety for wires and outlets. The film explains what is meant by electric power, shows how electricity travels to and through our homes, and illustrates electrical hazards and safety precautions. This reel only contains the first part of the 9 minute, 26 second film.
Topics: animation, electricity, safety, educational film, children's education, Portafilms Production,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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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...
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
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by Seattle City Light
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A demonstration of safety aids and protective gear for electrical poles. Item 7564, 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: Safety gear, Occupational saftey, Workplace saftey, Electrical safety, Utility poles
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage created for a presentation about bus rapid transit. Item 8750, 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, Transportation, Buses, City bus,...
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage of the Mayor's Press Conference - 2/28/2002 - Viaduct Press Conference and b-roll. Item 8814, 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
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Documentary TV segment about the Great Blue Heron, which is the official bird of the City of Seattle. Speakers include: Mark Buckley, Executive Director of the Seattle Audubon Society; Kevin Mack, Naturalist with PAWS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center; Alex Morgan, Conservation Program Director of the Seattle Audubon Society; Michael Hamilton, wildlife photographer. Item 8941 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Great Blue Heron, Birds, Ecology,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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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
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by Seattle Channel
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Footage of Seattle Public Utilities Field Operations Meeting featuring Raj Manhas. Item 8171, 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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Judy Nicastro Interview & B-Roll. Judy Nicastro served on Seattle City Council. Item 8877, 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, Judy Nicastro, Seattle City Council
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A Seattle City Special Report to the Citizen Owners on a brief history of the utility. Item 7651, 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: Seattle Municipal Archives, Hydroelectric power
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Footage of grafitti along a Metro Bus Arterial, south of the Metro Bus Barn, South of Royal Brougham To S. Spokane St. Item 8164, 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: Graffiti, Neighborhood cleanup, Sodo, Seattle neighborhoods, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Nick...
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Footage of Seattle Public Utilities Field Operations Meeting, including Maintenance-Electronics, Water Ops-Distribution, Solid Waste-Transfer Station, and some Halloween shots. Item 8175, 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 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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TV program about art in Seattle. This episode features Anne Gerber and the Seattle Mime Theater Item 8992, 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, Art and Culture, Seattle Mime...
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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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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