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The audiovisual archives of the Center for Sacramento History contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives here.



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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
Description: A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication "Mom...Guess What?"  The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 - 1971 debated the legality of exotic dancers in clubs and the presentation of adult films. Film highlights include interviews with exotic dancers, including Carol Doda , as well as those...
Topic: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
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by KCRA-TV (Television station : Sacramento, Calif.)
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: audio goes in and out throughout different spliced sections. Description:  Five reels of KCRA-TV news footage of the arrest, trial, and conviction of Richard Chase, a serial killer who murdered six people in Sacramento in the span of one month -- December 1978 through January 1979. Called "The Vampire of Sacramento," Chase cannibalized his victims and drank their blood. Trial footage includes reporting by Mike Boyd and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Serial murderers, Murder, Murderers, Crime and the press, Crime in mass media,...
Source: 16mm film: 5 Reels of 5
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the Squaw Valley tram accident on April 15, 1978, that killed four people and injured over 30 others. Includes interviews with survivors at the hospital and Squaw Valley owner Alex Cushing. Also includes footage of the tram operating on January 6, 1979, the first day it was put back into service after the accident. Written on original container for r01: 1983/131 Squaw Valley Tram Accident April 16, 1978 Written on film leader for r01: S12C 20 03 05; 35:41;...
Topics: californiarevealed, Transportation accidents, Transportation accidents--Investigation,...
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
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Description:  A twenty-four minute film containing original news footage on the Zodiac murders of the late 1960's in the San Francisco bay area. The film features an interview with victim Bryan Hartnell from his hospital bed after he and his girlfriend, Cecelia Shepard, were attacked at Lake Berryessa. Also featured are interviews with the detectives and police working on the case, scenes from one of the Zodiac's victim's funeral, and an interview with celebrity lawyer Melvin Belli. The well...
Topic: Forensics -- Crime Scenes -- Criminal Investigations, KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Serial Killer --...
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The film logs were the internal inventory of the film collection created by employees at KCRA-TV and include a complete inventory of news stories, their length, and are arranged by the date the news story aired. Commonly used abbreviations found in the logs include MOS = Man On the Street interview, SIL = Silent, SOF = Sound On Film, NSOF = No Sound On Film, MAG/OPT = Magnetic/Optical Soundtrack, and CHAIN = The projector number that ran the film during the newscast. The listed newscasts...
Topic: KCRA TV
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  An eighteen-minute film containing original footage about the Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco bay area in the late 1960's and early 70's. The film features detectives at work, press conferences where sections of the Zodiac's letters are read and shown, a school bus driver discussing the killer's threat to children, and an interview...
Topics: KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Zodiac -- Serial Killer -- Lake Berryessa Stabbings -- Napa (Calif.)
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Description: N ews footage from KOVR-TV in Sacramento covering the Zodiac killings of the late 1960s. Seen are detective David Toschi along with attorney Melvin Belli and surviving Lake Berryessa victim  Bryan Hartnell at KGO studios. A man claiming to be the Zodiac demanded he appear on the local program  A.M. San Francisco . When the man called in he asked to be called "Sam" but whe n  Belli agreed to meet with him in Daly City the suspect never showed up. Hartnell, after...
Topics: Zodiac, Killer, murder, San Francisco, homicide, KGO TV, KOVR-TV, Melvin Belli, Bryan Hartnell,...
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Description:   On August 1, 1975, a magnitude 5.9 ( m b ) earthquake occurred approximately 8 km SSE of the town of Oroville, California.  This KCRA-TV news film features scenes of damaged stores and homes, aerial views of the town, as well as interviews with those who experienced the quake. A later news story covers the subjects of seismic studies and earthquake-predicting technology. Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 080 Copyright: Rights are owned by...
Topic: Earthquakes -- Natural Disasters -- Oroville Earthquake (Calif.), KCRA TV, Seismology, Sacramento...
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Description:  KCRA TV news footage of an interview with Charles Manson on death row at San Quentin prison in the 1970's. Also featured are scenes filmed at the home of actress Sharon Tate the morning after the first night of murders by Manson's "Family", interviews with police and detectives, scenes of "Family" members at Manson's trial, and other historic footage.  Charles Milles Manson (1934 - 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960's, he formed...
Topic: Atkins, Susan, California State Prison at San Quentin, Houten, Leslie Van, KCRA-TV, Krenwinkel,...
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Description:  The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a  counterculture   rock concert  held on Saturday, December 6,  1969  at the  Altamont Speedway  in Northern California near San Francisco. The concert featured  Santana ,  Jefferson Airplane ,  The Flying Burrito Brothers  and  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young , with the  Rolling Stones  taking the stage as the final act. The event is unfortunately remembered for being poorly organized with outbreaks of considerable...
Topics: KCRA, Altamont Speedway, concert, Rolling Stones, Santana, 1969, rock music, violence
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Description:  Reel FOUR of historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence....
Topics: KOVR-TV, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, crime, Carmichael, Fair...
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by Rase, William
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Description: A retrospective, produced in 1995, of the Captain Sacto Show with Bill Rase, Harry Martin, and Bob Kelly. Vintage local commercials, cartoons, footage of the original show, and more is seen in this fun look back to a very different time in local television. Also seen are interviews with actor Silvester Stalone and Tom Hanks who reminisces about his memories of Captain Sacto and KCRA from his time living in Sacramento.  Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He...
Topic: californiarevealed, KCRA-TV, Captain Sacto, Bill Rase, Harry Martin, Bob Kelly, Sylvester Stallone,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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Description:  More historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist's (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence. Source: ...
Topics: East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, KOVR-TV, Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Carmichael,...
Description: Outtakes from Mike Boyd's "Rape Series" produced for KCRA-TV, 1977. This footage was shot during the height of the East Area Rapist case and features interviews with detectives and other footage not used for the final broadcast.  Viewer discretion is advised.  On April 24, 2018, authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence....
Topics: KCRA-TV, Rape Series, outtakes, East Area Rapist, Mike Boyd, special, Carol Daly, rape, crime, Fair...
Description:  KCRA - TV news clips featuring a Women's Abortion Rights rally in San Francisco in the early 1970s. Featured at the beginning of the footage is activist Betty Friedan. Also seen are interviews with participants and scenes of the group marching with banners and signs.  Betty Friedan  (1921 - 2006) was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Women's Movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the...
Topic: KCRA-TV, 1970's, Abortion Rights -- Women's Rights -- Protests, Friedan, Betty -- Feminist -- The...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner,  Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter  Harry Martin  interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during it's heyday in the 1970's. The film also shows a press conference with Hefner,...
Topics: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
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Description: Filmed by KCRA-TV at the University of California at Berkeley, this film features the various performers and audience attending the Berkeley Folk Festival of October 23, 1969. Seen in this film are such diverse musicians as Charley Marshall, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, and Country Joe and the Fish, as well as an interview with musicologist Charles Seeger. The Berkeley Folk Music Festival  was held annually from 1958 to 1970 in  Berkeley, California , one of the major...
Topics: KCRA-TV, U.C. Berkeley, Folk Music, Festival, Country Joe, blues, music, live performance,...
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of Presbytera Eleutheria Dogias, a well-known member of the Greek community in Sacramento. The interview took place on June 4, 1985 by Diane Holt as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the transcript of this oral history interview. The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was created in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento History Center. Over...
Topics: Community Leader, Greek, Orthodox Church, Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of Mady Moll and Rudy Moll, two well-known members of the Scandinavian/Dutch Indonesian community in Sacramento. The interview took place on November 29, 1983 by Deborah Nicolls as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the index of this oral history interview. The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was created in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named)...
Topics: Dutch Indonesian, Holland, Immigration, Japanese Prison Camp, Prisoner of War, Sacramento Ethnic...
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description:  Reel FIVE of historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence....
Topics: KOVR-TV, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, news footage, Joseph James DeAngelo, rape, crime,...
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0311 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description:  Reel SIX of historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence. Source: ...
Topics: KOVR-TV, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights,...
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Note:  Silence/noise for many sections due to original source recording. Description: A VHS tape of Bill Rase Radio & Television Programs – Bill Rase: Fabian–Jimmy Boyd, Lennon Sisters radio, 1958; Connie Francis radio/David Rose State Fair Orchestra/Bosun Bill at Mare Island, 1959; KCRA Telethon, 1962; Bosun Bill Mare Island, San Francisco Emmy Awards, Channel 3 Telerama, 1962; Bill on Channel 40 “Bob Wilkins Show,” 1980. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure....
Topic: californiarevealed, Bill Rase, Radio, Television, Fabian, Lennon Sisters, Connie Frances, KCRA,...
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Description: Video tribute to Dick Cable that was made when he retired. Accession number: 2018/010/002 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CSH. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: Dick Cable, KXTV, Sacramento, Calif.
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Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Louise Huebner, witchcraft, Tarot, Occult, Series, Tarot, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism,...
Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner, Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter Harry Martin interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during its heyday in the early 1970s. It is likely that this was the first time the mansion was filmed for broadcast. Also seen is a press conference with Hefner, Benton, and Bunnies and the tour of the Playboy Mansion with...
Topic: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A 9-minute film documenting the aftermath of an explosion that occurred on a freight train transporting Vietnam War-era bombs in Roseville, California. Footage includes aerial and ground views of the damage of the explosion and the resulting fires.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
Topics: Explosions--California--Roseville, Railroad Trains--California--Roseville, Roseville (Calif.),...
Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Louise Huebner, witchcraft, Tarot, Occult, Series, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism,...
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by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Micheals, Spencer
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Note : Some segments are silent. Description : News footage shot by Sacramento's KCRA-TV that documents the Black Panther protest at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The film also captures the subsequent police detention of many Black Panther members at a Union 76 gas station across from the Hubacher Cadillac dealership. The Mulford Bill, which sparked the protest, forbid carrying loaded weapons in public. KCRA reporters Spencer Michaels and Vic Biondi conducted interviews...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Capitols -- California -- Sacramento, Firearms -- Law and Legislation --...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to note in/out points for licensed master clips. Description:  A twenty-five-minute film containing original news footage of the Soledad Brothers story, the Angela Davis case, an interview with San Francisco lawyer Fay Stender, footage of Governor Ronald Reagan commenting on Davis, and UC Berkeley anti-Reagan protests. See SEGMENTS below for subjects and time codes.  The Soledad Brothers  were three...
Topics: Davis, Angela -- Civil Rights Activist, Reagan, Ronald -- California Governor -- U.S. President,...
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Description:  Reel 1 of historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist's (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence. Source: Original 16mm...
Topics: KOVR, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, rape, crime, 1970s, Fair Oaks,...
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Description:  An eighteen-minute film containing original footage about the Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco bay area in the late 1960's and early 70's. The film features detectives at work, press conferences where sections of the Zodiac's letters are read and shown, a school bus driver discussing the killer's threat to children, and an interview with an officer at the scene of the Lake Berryessa stabbings. Some segments are AUDIO ONLY or may be silent.  The Zodiac Killer or...
Topic: KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Zodiac -- Serial Killer -- Lake Berryessa Stabbings -- Napa (Calif.)
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  KCRA-TV news footage of the 1974 attempted bank robbery and standoff at the Crocker Bank located in Rancho Cordova, California. Two men, Michael Madigan and Bryan Young, after stealing two shotguns, pistols and ammo from a nearby department store, attempted to hold the bank up. A police officer patrolling by saw what was happening and called for...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Madigan, Michael, Rancho Cordova (Calif.), Robberies -- Bank Robberies -- Hostages, Young,...
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Description:  More historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist's (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder , based upon DNA evidence. Source: ...
Topics: KOVR-TV, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, Carmichael, Fair Oaks,...
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Description:  Reel two of b-roll footage shot by KCRA-TV in the mid to late 1970's featuring a behind the scenes look at the men and women of the Sacramento California Highway Patrol. Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  KCRA-TVSP055 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
Topics: California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sacramento, helicopter, officers, police, crime, American Rive,...
This video shows footage of Alvaro "Alberto" "Bert" Montoya being interviewed by an unidentified woman who might be his social worker Judy Moise. Montoya was one of Dorothea Puente's murder victims, and it is also suspected that he unwittingly helped Puente dispose of her victims' bodies. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number:...
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Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Alvaro Montoya,...
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Note: This is a digitization of a videotape transfer of the original silent 8mm film. Description: A 3/4" video tape of performances of the Bill Rase Band – KCRA-Old Building, 1954; Band-Hotel Senator, 1954; Band-Weaverville, 1955; Band–Rase TV Show, 1958; Band–American Legion-Tahoe, 1959; Band–Party at Rase’s, 1959; Band vs. KCRA Baseball, 1959; Band–Pauls o’ Ranchero, Evlerino, California, 1960; Band–4th of July, Southside Park, 1960; Band–Weimar, 1961; Band–4th July,...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape
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by KOVR
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KOVR-TV special report on the flooding in Isleton, California, including footage from a flood event in June 1972. Interviews with those affected by the 1972 flood, along with aerial shots of earthen levee damage and breaks on Andrus Island in the California Delta. Written on the original container and film leader: "KOVR00069 Isleton Flood 1972" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Floods--California
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Description: See the amazing classic car collection of Bill Harrah in 1969 in a special produced by KCRA's Mike Boyd and Bob Garland. Then, more amazing classic cars gather at the State Capitol in the early 1960's, some crazy custom cars filmed at the Cow Palace in 1973, and then a quick trip to the Sacramento Autorama in 1977.  Note: Harrah's Auto Collection was reassembled using the original 16mm film elements. Unfortunately, some footage is missing. Some segments may be silent.  Call...
Topics: Classic Cars, Bill Harrah, Harrah's Auto Collection, custom, Cow Palace, State Capitol, Autorama,...
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by KCRA TV
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More on this subject can be found at:  https://archive.org/details/casacsh_000596 Description: Decades after the fact, the name Richard Chase still brings forth feelings of horror, revulsion, and sadness to the people of Sacramento. His reign of terror in the late 1970's has become legend, with the facts of the case difficult to comprehend. In this footage, filmed by KCRA-TV cameramen, we see Chase in court along with his mother, his apartment on Watt Ave, as well as those who knew him and...
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Topic: Chase, Richard -- Serial Killer -- The Vampire of Sacramento -- Murder -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
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by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Rutland, Ginger
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : Two films totaling 38 minutes, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. The films contain clips related to the Oak Park area of Sacramento. It highlights several aspects regarding Oak Park, including neighborhood disturbances, Sacramento Unified School District meetings regarding busing, and interviews with children at Caleb Greenwood School who are bused there. The film also contains footage of Sacramento Mayor with Black Panther leader Charles...
Topics: Black Panther Party -- California -- Sacramento, Brunson, Charles, Busing for School Integration --...
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by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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NOTE: Some segments are silent.  Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco...
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Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
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Description: Sherm Chavoor  (1919 – 1992) was a  swimming  coach known for training Olympic swimmers  Mark Spitz ,  Debbie Meyer  and  Mike Burton , among others at Arden Hills Swimming and Tennis Club, in Carmichael, California, which he founded in 1954. Chavoor coached at the Sacramento YMCA prior to starting Arden Hills. In this KCRA-TV footage from 1979 we see Chavoor at his home looking over newspaper clippings and images of those whom he has coached over the years.  Source: ...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Sherm Chavoor, 1979, Olympics, swimming, coach, Mark Spitz, Debbie Meyer, Mike Burton,...
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Description: Stan Atkinson on the Mujahideen freedom fighters in Afghanistan, who fought against the Soviet Union. Written and produced by Stan Atkinson. Accession number: 2018/010/001 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CSH. In...
Topics: Steve Atkinson, Mujahideen, Soviet Union, Afganistan, freedom fighters, Pakistan, KCRA, Kelly...
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Note:  Some segments have no sync sound due to the original source; High Amount of Hiss and hum on source. Description: A VHS tape of Bill Rase's radio and television programs. Bill Rase (1926-2006), was a well-known Sacramento figure. He founded and performed with the Bill Rase Band starting in the 1950s until his death. He was a disc jockey on local radio in the 1950s, he hosted a television variety show, and portrayed "Bosun Bill" on a children's television show. Call Number:...
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KOVR-TV news footage of the Father's Day 1969 incident in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, California where a group of young African Americans erected a sign in James McClatchy Park, renaming it Brotherhood Park. The incident provoked a fight and after police were called, over 40 people were arrested after more than 100 shots were fired on both sides. No one died and police ransacked the Black Panthers' offices at 2941 35th Street. Written on film leader and paper inside container:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Flooding, Black Panther Party, Black Panther Party
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Description: This edited presentation of KCRA-TV news footage captures the days immediately following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Featuring scenes from Sacramento and San Francisco, California with Gov. Pat Brown, a man who served in the Marines with Lee Harvey Oswald, as well as several "man on the street" interviews and scenes from various local religious services.  Scenes from this production can be seen in their original condition at: John F. Kennedy On Air...
Topics: John F Kennedy, assassination, KCRA-TV, Pat Brown, Lee Harvey Oswald, man on the street, reactions,...
Natomas Oral Histories
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Transcript of an oral interview of Paul Shimada leading a tour of his home in Natomas, which once belonged to the Azevedo family. Shimada, a Japanese American from Lodi, came to Natomas to farm after World War II. He was involved in Natomas schools and Boy Scouts, local and state agricultural organizations, and the State Farm Bureau. The interview took place on August 14, 1997, and was recorded by Anne Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, Japanese Americans, Azevedo, North Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.), South...
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Description:  A nineteen-minute film containing footage of the Olympic trials at Echo Summit, California in 1968. The film includes interviews with  including bronze-medal winner John Carlos, Coach Payton Jordan, and various track and field events. Also seen are Dr. Harry Edwards and Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver who supported a ban on the 1968 Olympics in Mexico.    John Wesley Carlos is an American former track and field athlete and professional football player. He was the...
Topic: Carlos, John Wesley, Payton Jordan, Dr. Harry Edwards, Eldridge Cleaver, George Foreman, 1968...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA-TV features the Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley and includes Joan Baez, Mario Savio, and Jack Weinberg. Includes riots, sit-ins, and civil disobedience. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topic: californiarevealed, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California, Free Speech, Joan Baez, Mario Savio, Jack...
Description:  On September 5, 1975,  Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme , a cult member of  Charles Manson's   Manson Family , attempted to assassinate  United States President   Gerald Ford  in  Sacramento.  She wanted to make a statement to people who refused to halt  environmental pollution  and its effects on Air, Trees, Water, and Animals ( ATWA ). Although Fromme stood a little more than an arm's length from Ford that Friday morning and pointed a  M1911 pistol  at him in...
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Topics: Gerald Ford, State Capitol Building, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, assassination attempt,...
Description: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the granddaddy of all midnight movies, has been a part of American culture for over 40 years. Originally a stage play and musical written by Richard O'Brien, the film released in 1974 was a flop until audience members started attending screenings dressed as the characters, sang and danced along with the songs, and developed their own unique audience participation. The Showcase Theatre was the first theater in Sacramento to run the film continuously,...
Topics: KCRA TV, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Showcase Theatre, moves, 1980, musical, ritual, participation,...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  This footage, reel one of two shot by KCRA-TV in the mid to late 1970's, shows the Sacramento California Highway Patrol behind the scenes.  Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  KCRA-TVSP054 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topics: California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sacramento, helicopter, officers, police, crime, American River
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Description : A nineteen-minute film showing scenes at Marshall School in Sacramento, California. The urban school is represented through shots of playground activities, student crossing guards in action, classrooms, and a drama production. Marshall School is located at 2718 G Street and was built in 1903. It closed in 1976 due to earthquake concerns.  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number : 2008/022; CSH 2; CSH 9 Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the...
Topics: Elementary School--California--Sacramento, Marshall School (Sacramento, Calif.), californiarevealed
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as Segments, below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities.   Source: 1 Tape of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number: 1983/131 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected...
Topics: Crime--California--Sacramento--20th Century, Higgins, Frank H., Miller Park (Sacramento, Calif.),...
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by KCRA-TV
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Description: Joan Crawford (1904  – 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a chorus girl on  Broadway . Crawford then signed a motion picture contract with  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  in 1925; her career spanned decades, studios, and controversies. Crawford married her fourth husband  Alfred Steele ,  president of Pepsi-Cola in 1955.  He later was named chairman of the board and CEO of Pepsi-Co....
Topics: KCRA-TV, Joan Crawford, Pepsi-Cola Co. CEO, Alfred Steele, board of directors, 1972, Pepsi Bottling...
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Note : Intermittent audio. Audio hiss. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as  Segments , below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. In the film, Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy is seen addressing a crowd during his whistle-stop campaign in Sacramento. Other clips include Nelson Rockefeller speaking...
Topics: Centro Mexicano (Sacramento, Calif.), Crime -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Kennedy,...
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by KOVR
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: ends abruptly. KOVR-TV special report on cults and why people join them. Includes interviews and discussion of the need to belong, drug and alcohol issues, and escaping abusive relationships. Written on original container and film leader: "KOVR00127 Cults" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Cults--United States, Cults, Peer pressure, Hippies, Hippies--United States,...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of George and John Procida, two well-known members of the Sicilian-Albanian community in Sacramento. The interview took place on February 2, 1984 by Janine M. Lodato as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the index for this oral history interview. The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was written in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento...
Topics: Italian, Religion, Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection, Sacramento (Calif.), Sacramento...
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note : Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: no sound until 00:05:38 and cuts out at 00:22:56. KOVR-TV news footage of President John F. Kennedy's speech at the University of California, Berkeley's Memorial Stadium on March 23, 1962; footage opens with several shots of the campus and protestors. Written on original container: "KOVR00139 John F. Kennedy Berkeley Speech 1962; CSH #13" Written on film leeder: "KOVR00139 John F. Kennedy Berkeley Speech 1962"...
Topics: californiarevealed, Protest movements--California--Berkeley, Anti-war demonstrations, Peace...
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Description: KOVR-TV video news footage of the assassination attempt on U.S. President Gerald R. Ford by Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme on September 5, 1975, in Sacramento's Capitol Park. Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: lines across video images throughout.This video footage was scanned from an original 2 inch quad videotape. For additional information see California Revealed . Copyright:   Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has...
Topics: californiarevealed, Assassination, Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006, Fromme, Lynette Alice, 1948-
Source: 2 inch videotape: Quadruplex: 1 Tape of 1
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Note : Some segments are silent. Description : News footage shot by Sacramento's KCRA-TV that documents the Black Panther protest at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The film also captures the subsequent police detention of many Black Panther members at a Union 76 gas station across from the Hubacher Cadillac dealership. The Mulford Bill, which...
Topics: Black Panther Party, Capitols -- California -- Sacramento, Firearms -- Law and Legislation --...
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Description: This video shows police interviews as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. The interviews were conducted by Sacramento Police Department Detectives John Cabrera and Terry Brown, and include Puente, Mervin "John" McCauley, Ricardo Ordorica, and John Sharp. Part of the video shows the empty interrogation room with background conversation between the detectives and others talking about the case. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, John Cabrera,...
Note : Some dropout throughout. Description : A special broadcast on the history of Old Sacramento hosted by Harry Martin with Jane Goldman and Bob Murphy, and reports from John Gibson and Steve LaRosa. The program includes a history of the area from the city's founding in 1849 through the redevelopment period of the 1970s; a dine-off with the area's restaurants; and an "interview" with John Sutter.  Additional Description : Note on original label: Broadcast mid-seventies.  Source :...
Topic: californiarevealed, Old Sacramento, redevelopment, Weeknight, Steve LaRosa, Harry Martin, history,...
Description:  Historic KCRA TV news footage featuring Robert F. Kennedy in the days before and after his assassination. Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 072 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of...
Topics: Robert F. Kennedy, 1968, Reports, Assassination, Interviews, speeches, Sacramento, Los Angeles,...
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Description: Børge Rosenbaum (1909 – 2000), known professionally as  Victor Borge , was a Danish comedian, conductor, and pianist who achieved great popularity in radio and television in the  United States  and  Europe . His blend of music and comedy earned him the nicknames "The Clown Prince of Denmark," "The Unmelancholy Dane,"  and "The Great Dane."  In this KCRA-TV news footage shot in 1958 at  The Mansion Inn with reporter Stan Atkinson, we get...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Victor Borge, Danish, comedian, conductor, pianist, Stan Atkinson, entertainment
Description: This footage, reel one of two shot by KCRA-TV in the mid to late 1970's, shows the Sacramento California Highway Patrol behind the scenes.  Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  KCRA-TVSP054 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topics: California Highway Patrol, CHP, Sacramento, helicopter, officers, police, crime, American River
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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Transcript of the oral history of Virginia Bennett Harder, whose family farmed in Natomas starting after 1919. In the interview, she recalls growing up and attending different schools in Natomas, social activities, transportation, and changes to the area. The interview took place March 31, 2001, and was recorded by Anne Z. Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here to stream the audio of this oral history. Accession number: 2015/027 Copyright: Rights are...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, agriculture, North Natomas, South Natomas -- Sacramento -- Sacramento...
Note : Intermittent audio. Audio hiss. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as  Segments , below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities. In the film, Bill Baldwin interviews a tomato grower regarding the low market price of tomatoes. Other clips include Vice-Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge addressing a...
Topics: Blundell, Bobby, Blundell, Ruth, Eaglet Theater, Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., Mare Island Naval...
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Description:  A documentary, produced in 1996, focuses on the relationship between humans and the Sacramento River over the past 150 years. It details issues with flooding and how people cope with these issues. It also discusses how mining and dumping affects the river and irrigation of the Central Valley. The film was produced by Kit Tyler and Dave Kaylor for KCRA-TV and is hosted by Tim Russ.  Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 045 Copyright:  Rights...
Topics: Floods -- Flooding -- Levees -- Sacramento River, KCRA-TV, Irrigation -- Central Valley, Sutter's...
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Description:  A half hour film containing footage of presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy delivering a speech at the Greek Theater in Berkeley. The film also shows speeches he gave in and around Sacramento, including a rally with Governor Edmund "Pat" Brown. Also seen are interviews with people on the street about Kennedy's assassination and assorted still images. Note : Some segments are silent.  Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession number:  1983/131; VAM 064...
Topic: Assassination -- Kennedy, Robert F., Campaigns -- Elections -- Kennedy, Robert F., Brown, Edmund...
This video shows footage of the box Everson Gillmouth was found in and the site where the box was found as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. In some parts, Ismael Florez, the man who Puente hired to build and drop the box, is answering questions. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing fees. Accession number: 2014-002-001
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Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder,...
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
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by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0351 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette