History

#Time For the 9: An Un/Equal Performance by NJ Mvondo & Juan Miranda

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#TimeForTheNine: Un/Equal Freedoms is a Pocket Films production, written and performed by artists NJ Mvondo & Juan Miranda, for the Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice's Un/Equal Freedoms: Expressions for Social Justice Exhibit at Sacramento State University....

#LaHoraDeLasNueve: Libertades Des/Iguales, es una producción de Pocket Films, escrito y presentado por las/os/xs artistas NJ Mvondo & Juan Miranda,  hecho posible parcialmente debido a una subvención de parte del Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice de Sacramento State University...

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - Apr'21

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(1) Dr. Chloe Duckworth, aka ArchaeoDuck, in her vlog tells us all about how and why archaeologists use aerial photography to find and interpret vanished archaeological sites. (2) This film, produced by the Digital Humanities Initiative at Hamilton College, New York, documents the field and lab research in Slocan Valley, British Columbia, since the year 2000. It explores the questions about and interpretations of the indigenous occupation of the Slocan Narrows, shedding light on the pre-colonial history of the valley.

Produced in 2021 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - Mar'21

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(1) The Yam Festival, known in the local Ewe dialect as “Te Za,” is a harvest festival in the Asogli State in the Volta Region of Ghana. Colorfully combining music, dancing, feasting, and local crafts, this event celebrates family, farmers, culture, and unity. (2) Landing at today’s Tampa Bay in 1539, Hernando de Soto and his army sought gold and glory. 1540 he entered Chickasaw territory and claimed authority over them. The Chickasaw eventually overcame these unwelcome visitors, ending de Soto’s American expedition.

Produced in 2021 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

Honoring Lois Wolk's Contributions to Urban Forestry

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Presented by Tree Davis.

Lois has dedicated her career to Public Service and stewardship of the environment. From Mayor to State Senator, she has been a strong advocate of urban forestry, urban greening and climate change mitigation. As a founding member of Tree Davis in 1993, along with Bob Cordrey and Dick Blanchard, she helped create the public non-profit partnership that still thrives today.

Talking Point - Why Beer with Charlie Bamforth

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Lin Weaver interviews UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of  Food Sciences and Technology, Charlie Bamforth about humankind's oldest beverage,  beer.

Topics discussed are how the brewing of beer is done, the nutritional value of beer, what is drinking in moderation, the taste, look and alcohol content from beer to beer, and a short history of how malt, hops, and yeast were discovered by the nomads, and how in China brewing beer dates back to 5000 years BC.

The Grange - The Movement Overlooked Pt2

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Learn About The Surprisingly Progressive Agenda Of the Grange

Born in the aftermath of the Civil War, for more than 140 years the Grange has played an important role in the fight for prosperity and opportunity for farmers and rural Americans.

It was at the forefront in lobbying for regulation of transportation and public utilities, the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890), the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906) and Universal Suffrage (1919). The Grange has been the driving force behind improving transportation, waterways; rural postal delivery and how we vote.

The Grange - The Movement Overlooked Pt1

This episode is currently not viewable online.

Learn About The Surprisingly Progressive Agenda Of the Grange

Born in the aftermath of the Civil War, for more than 140 years the Grange has played an important role in the fight for prosperity and opportunity for farmers and rural Americans.

It was at the forefront in lobbying for regulation of transportation and public utilities, the
Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890), the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906) and Universal Suffrage (1919). The Grange has been the driving force behind improving transportation, waterways; rural postal delivery and how we vote.

Who Did It - The Clue VCR Game

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In 1985, Parker Brothers produced the CLUE VCR Mystery Game for VHS. Filmed in Massachusetts, it would cast a group of unknown actors to portray the iconic CLUE characters such as Col. Mustard and Professor Plum. While most productions were filmed in Hollywood and New York City at the time, Parker Brothers took a chance and broke the mold by filming with New England based talent. At the time, it became the most successful video board game of its time, revolutionizing the medium of VHS and video gaming.