A short compilation of 16mm film clips sourced from the TV Archive, showcasing notable historic figures preserved in the collection. The following images are presented in chronological order and edited to music, covering the period 1940-78: Diego Rivera; Terrence O'Flaherty; Marjorie Trumbull; Frank Lloyd Wright; Goodwin Jess Knight; Willie Mays; Archie Brown; James Baldwin; Dorothea Lange; Dolores Huerta; Willie Brown; O.J. Simpson; Joan Baez; Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr; Mayor John Shelley; Jesse Unruh; Melvin Van Peebles; Michael McClure; Dr. Maya Angelou; Peter Coyote; Artie Seale; Bobby Seale; Dianne Feinstein; Cecil Williams; Ronald Reagan; Edison T. Uno; LaNada Means; Ken Kesey; George Foreman; Angela Davis; Cesar Chavez; Lehman Brightman; Jerry Brown; George Moscone; Tom Ammiano and Harvey Milk. All of these images come from archival film which is currently available to view online in the virtual archive (DIVA).
The Bay Area TV Archive’s digitization projects are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
For questions or comments about the Bay Area Television Archive, contact Alex Cherian, Film Archivist, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 415-405-5565.