Finding aid of the County Employee Photograph and Film Collection

Trista Raezer
Santa Clara County Archives
1875 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Phone: (408) 755-7895
Fax: (408) 755-7897
URL: http://archives.sccgov.org
Email: Archives@ceo.sccgov.org
© 2008
Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the County Employee Photograph and Film Collection

Collection number: 2006-021

Santa Clara County Archives

San Jose, California
Processed by:
Trista Raezer
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Trista Raezer
© 2008 Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: County employee photograph and film collection
Dates: 1956-1979
Bulk Dates: 1956-1958
Collection number: 2006-021
Collector: Ott, Marilyn
Collection Size: .5 cubic foot
Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Abstract: The County Employee Photograph and Film Collection consist of photographs of county employees and films of a strike at the Berger Drive county building in 1975. The photographs include employees at county events and parties.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

Preferred Citation

County employee photograph and film collection, 2006-021, Santa Clara County Archives.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Trista Raezer working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website.

Scope and Content of Collection

The County Employee Photograph and Film Collection consist of photographs of county employees and films of a strike at the Berger Drive county building from 1975.
The photographs were donated by C. J. Neil MacPherson, Facilities Manager and Parks and Recreation Director, and Clara Viso, a Personnel Department employee. The photographs include county events, parties and portraits. Important figures included in the photographs are: Ed Levin, Executive Officer Robert Sorensen, City Manager Dutch Hamann, Supervisor Sam Della Maggiore, Controller Ed Glaeser, and Executive Officer Paul Yarborough.
There are four films of a strike at the Berger Drive county building from 1975. The black and white films include footage of picketing and graffiti and damage to buildings.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series, Photographs and Films.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Events
Film
Group portraits
Parties
Personnel departments--Employees
Photographs
Portraits
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Strikes and lockouts


Container List

Box: 1

Series I: Photographs, circa 1950s-1980s

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series contains photographs of county employees at events and parties.
Box/Folder: 1/1

Photographs presented by C. J. Neil MacPherson, circa 1950s-1970s

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/2

Community Leaders, circa 1950s

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/3

Community Events, circa 1950s

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/4

Pictures presented by Clara Viso, Personnel Department, circa 1950s-1980s

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box: 1

Series II Films, 1975-1979

Physical Description: 5 films

Series Scope and Content

This series contains films of a strike.
Box/Folder: 1/1

Memorandum, May 3, 1979

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Memo from Chief Photographer, Eddie Chong, to C. J. MacPherson, Facilities Manager, on May 3, 1979. Memo explains Chong's involvement in filming the strike at Berger Drive.
Box/Folder: 1/2-5

Film, July 14-15, 1975

Physical Description: 4 films

Scope and Content Note

Films of picketers,strike graffiti and damage to building.