Guide to the Sam Tagatac collection CEMA 107

Finding aid prepared by Mari Khasmanyan, 2015.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-9010
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu; URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/special-collections
2015 August 6


Title: Sam Tagatac collection
Identifier/Call Number: CEMA 107
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet (144 reels of film, 16 reels of audio)
Date (inclusive): 1969-1980s
Abstract: This collection contains films of Filipino-American filmmaker Sam Tagatac documenting Filipino culture in California, including "Manila Town" in San Francisco and the I-Hotel. Tagatac is a poet, writer, and artist living in Billings, Montana.
Physical Location: Performing Arts
Language of Materials: The collection is in English.
creator: Tagatac, Sam

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Sam Tagatac collection, CEMA 107. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sam Tagatac on March 1, 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Callie Bowdish and Lauren Cain, 2014. Revised by Mari Khasmanyan, 2015.

Scope and Content

This collection contains two series.
Series I. Films consists of 144 reels. The video content includes footage of Filipino American culture in San Francisco in the late 1960's and early 1970's.
Series II. Audio consists of 16 reels.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Filipino Americans--California
Filipino Americans--California--San Francisco Bay Area

 

Films Series I.

Film V2617/F1

Goat Thesis undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound; Film Length: 276 ft.
Film V2618/F1

Burning and Cooking a Goat #2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16 mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 108 ft.
Film V2619/F1

Cutting Meat- Family at Home undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 108 ft.
Film V2620/F1

Burning and Cooking a Goat undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 104 ft.
Film V2621/F1

City at Night undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 38 ft.
Film V2622/F1

City at Night- Rain and Ocean undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 95 ft.
Film V2623/F1

City at Night- Rain and Ocean- Man Sweeping undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 98 ft.
Film V2624/F1

Night Street Scene undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 27 ft.
Film V2625/F1

Night Street Scene- Pool Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 109 ft.
Film V2626/F1

Kids, Urban Daytime to Urban Nightlife undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 420 ft.
Film V2627/F1

City Kids- Classroom undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 212 ft.
Film V2629/F1

Exterior Building- Fire Escape undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 6 ft.
Film V2630/F1

Hotel Exterior/Interior- "Filipino/SF- 1970" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 237 ft.
Film V2631/F1

Family at Beach undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound, color; Film Length: 87 ft.
Film V2632/F1

Filipino Youth Activities #2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 93 ft.
Film V2633/F1

Filipino Youth Activities undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound, Color; Film Length: 93 ft.
Film V2634/F1

Formal Event at Banquet Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 125 ft.
Film V2635/F1

Girl and Metronome undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2636/F1

Girl and Trees undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16 mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2637/F1

Child in Park undated

General note

Audio/Visual: Super 8, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2638/F1

Interview- Barbershop undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2639/F1

Interview- Doctor undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 76 ft.
Film V2640/F1

Interview- Farmers Market and Barbershop undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 202 ft.
Film V2641/F1

Interview- Farmers Market Woman and Man at Hotel undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 154 ft.
Film V2642/F1

Interview- Farmers Market, Barbershop, Man in Office- Performing Arts undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 450 ft.
Film V2643/F1

Interview- Farmers Market, Old Man, Man in Office undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2644/F1

Interview- Group of Men- Farmers Market undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2645/F1

Interview- Group of Men, Old Man at Hotel, Women- Optimist Club undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 130 ft.
Film V2646/F1

Interview- Man in Kitchen and Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 210 ft.
Film V2647/F1

Interview- Men and Women Ethnic Dancing undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 284 ft.
Film V2648/F1

Interview- Old Man in Apartment undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2649/F1

Interview- Woman and Child undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2650/F1

Interview- Woman and Man at Farmers Market undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 163 ft.
Film V2651/F1

Interviewer in Classroom undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 99 ft.
Film V2652/F1

Interviews- Man in Office, Caucasian Man- Inside Hotel/Housing undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 900 ft.
Film V2653/F1

Interviewer in Plaid Suit undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 16 ft.
Film V2654/F1

Man and Woman at Beach- Multiple Takes undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 16 ft.
Film V2655/F1

Man Meets Woman at Beach- "Leong and Kitty" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 350 ft.
Film V2656/F1

"The Trip" Footage- Joint, Magazine, Man with Ball undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 98 ft.
Film V2657/F1

Man Silhouette- "A" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2658/F1

Man with Ball- "B" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2659/F1

Man with Ball- Man in Chair undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 206 ft.
Film V2660/F1

Man with Ball undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2661/F1

Man with Ball- San Francisco- "C" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: unknown
Film V2662/F1

Men on Sidewalk with Babies undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 200 ft.
Film V2663/F1

Narrative- Man in Marshes undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 208 ft.
Film V2664/F1

Onion Farm- 3 Men undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 33 ft.
Film V2665/F1

Onion Farm- OR1 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2666/F1

Onion Farm 2- OR2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2667/F1

MCO 5th Annual Convention undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2668/F1

Philipino Community in San Francisco undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 365 ft.
Film V2669/F1

Philipino Organising Committee undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 42 ft.
Film V2670/F1

Political Meeting undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2671/F1

Political Rally undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 24 ft.
Film V2672/F1

Pool Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2673/F1

Pool Hall, Band, Street Scene undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 189 ft.
Film V2674/F1

Pool undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound; Film Length: 159 ft.
Film V2675/F1

Pool Tracks undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound; Film Length: 159 ft.
Film V2676/F1

Practicing for a Play- Tino Barbershop undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 420 ft.
Film V2677/F1

Rausch Street- Children Playing undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 70 ft.
Film V2678/F1

Eigth Street and Howard undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound; Film Length: unknown
Film V2679/F1

Urban Street Scenes- Teirrah St., Moss St., and Naroma St. undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 215 ft.
Film V2680/F1

Kearney Central City Scenes undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 108 ft.
Film V2681/F1

Russ Street- Political Sign for Congressman Burton undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 70 ft.
Film V2682/F1

Tino Barbershop- Trans Canada undated

General note

Audio/Visual: black and white; Film Length: 48 ft.
Film V2683/F1

Trans Canada Journey undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound, color; Film Length: 389 ft.
Film V2684/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Bay and Cowboys undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 82 ft.
Film V2685/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Log Rolling, Apple Trees, Cattle and Cowboys undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 221 ft.
Film V2686/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Map of Canada undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 63 ft.
Film V2687/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Skiing, Aerial shots, Waterfall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 167 ft.
Film V2688/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Country Side, Church Jumble Sale undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 127 ft.
Film V2689/F1

Trans Canada Journey- Mountains, Bison, Black Bear, Moose undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm optical sound, color; Film Length: 64 ft.
Film V2690/F1

Unable to view due to damage undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2691/F1

Rural to Urban Scene undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm magnetic sound, color; Film Length: 398 ft.
Film V2692/F1

Urban Shops/Clubs/Cafes- Pool Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2693/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2694/F1

Views of San Francisco undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 327 ft.
Film V2695/F1

Roll #1- R4- R6- Interviews Man in office, Two Women, Mother and Child undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 909 ft.
Film V2696/F1

Roll #2- Interview- Man in Office, Doctor, Man on Sidewalk, Woman on Sidewalk, Farmers Market- Woman, Old Man, Girl undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 1181 ft.
Film V2697/F1

"The Trip"- Tino's Barbershop- Farmers Market- Interview- Man in Office Two Caucasian Women, Interview Man in Bathroom undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2698/F1

The Trip; Intl Hotel Exterior; Farmers Market; Woman Old; Zablones; Kearney Street From Hill; SF From East Bay; Pool Room undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 804 ft.
Film V2699/F1

Tin Can Reel #1- Editing Exercise- The Trip- Interviews undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: 1100 ft.
Film V2700/F1

Tin Can Reel #2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 1096 ft.
Film V2701/F1

Gallon undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2702/F1

Sablones undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 100 ft.
Film V2703/F1

For Your God undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 190 ft.
Film V2704/F1

For Your God- 2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 186 ft.
Film V2705/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2706/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2707/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2708/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2709/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2710/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2711/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2712/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2713/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2714/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2715/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, black and white; Film Length: unknown
Film V2716/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2717/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2718/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2719/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2720/F1

Beth undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 93 ft.
Film V2721/F1

Traffic undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 72 ft.
Film V2722/F1

Traffic 2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 180 ft.
Film V2723/F1

Sync Delmonte undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2724/F1

Tony Boy undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 58 ft.
Film V2725/F1

First Tony undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 154 ft.
Film V2726/F1

Tony- Girl- Tony and Woman- Wild undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2727/F1

Tony- Boys- Pool Hall undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 130 ft.
Film V2728/F1

Guitar Music undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 58 ft.
Film V2729/F1

Before the War- Tino undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2730/F1

A- Tino undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 25 ft.
Film V2731/F1

The Reluctant Students- D Tino- Sync American District undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 96 ft.
Film V2732/F1

Tino undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2733/F1

Tino #5 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 66 ft.
Film V2734/F1

Sync Customer at Tino's undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 43 ft.
Film V2735/F1

Scattered undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 33 ft.
Film V2736/F1

Old Time Band undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 74 ft.
Film V2737/F1

Old Time Band undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 94 ft.
Film V2738/F1

Conversation, Chorus Folk Song, Poll, Atom Bomb undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 376 ft.
Film V2739/F1

Bayrnihans undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 143 ft.
Film V2740/F1

W3- Lost Part Manuel undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 115 ft.
Film V2741/F1

Gallon- A2 undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 43 ft.
Film V2742/F1

Tagalog- Second Old Man- Wild undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 97 ft.
Film V2743/F1

Blank Magnetic Film undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 37 ft.
Film V2744/F1

Wild Sound- Pool Marked undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 55 ft.
Film V2745/F1

Gusaling Pilipino undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 732 ft.
Film V2746/F1

A-B undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 48 ft.
Film V2747/F1

Tenant- N- O undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 22 ft.
Film V2748/F1

Manual Sync undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 217 ft.
Film V2749/F1

Unidentified undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: unknown
Film V2750/F1

"#5 Two Dollars" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 230 ft.
Film V2751/F1

A Track undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 381 ft.
Film V2752/F1

B Track undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 376 ft.
Film V2753/F1

C Track undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 381 ft.
Film V2754/F1

D Track- Blurry Images undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 383 ft.
Film V2755/F1

Street Scene- "Gallon" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 107 ft.
Film V2756/F1

Ness C undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 167 ft.
Film V2757/F1

Collection of Images- Sail Boat, Art Plate, Splashes of Paint undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 146 ft.
Film V2758/F1

Family Get Together Christmas 1969 1969

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent, color; Film Length: 130 ft.
Film V2759/F1

"S" Magnetic Film undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 18 ft.
Film V2760/F1

Aquarius undated

General note

Audio/Visual: unknown; Film Length: 300 ft.
Film V2761/F1

"First Old Man" undated

General note

Audio/Visual: 16mm silent; Film Length: 60 ft.
 

Audio Series II.

Reel A13989/R7

Lip Sync. Interview New, ?, and Tenants undated

Reel A13990/R7

Unidentified #1 undated

Reel A13991/R7

Unidentified #2 undated

Reel A13992/R7

Unidentified #3 undated

Reel A13993/R7

Sync Christmas undated

Reel A13994/R7

Aunt, D undated

Reel A13995/R7

Unidentified #4 undated

Reel A13996/R7

Traffic #1 undated

Reel A13997/R7

Traffic #2 undated

Reel A13998/R7

#3 undated

Reel A13999/R7

Unidentified #5 undated

Reel A14000/R7

Unidentified #6 undated

Reel A14001/R7

Sync April 10th, 1971, 1 4-10-1971

Reel A14002/R7

Particle of Sam 8mm undated

Reel A14003/R7

Music Com. Dec. 1969 December 1969

Reel A14004/R7

Unidentified #7 undated