The KCRA-TV Film Collection documents the work of Sacramento's NBC television affiliate from 1957 to 1982. The bulk of the
collection contains day-to-day news stories, politics, crime, local events, sports, and human interest stories occurring in
northern California and the Sacramento region. In addition to daily news coverage, the film includes commercials, travelogues,
specials, documentaries, consumer advocacy investigations, and public service features that aired separately.
902 linear feet
(10 million feet of 16mm film)
All requests to publish or quote from private collections held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted
in writing to email@example.com. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Center for Sacramento History as
the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also
be obtained by the patron. No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.
of requested film to a digital format for use may be required and may need specialized third-party vendor services. If the
Center does not own an access copy, the cost of migration, to be paid fully by patron, will include 1) any necessary preservation
efforts upon the original film, 2) a master digital file to be retained by the Center, and 3) a digital access file to be
retained by the Center. The access file will be shared with the requesting patron upon completion of digitization; sharing
of the master file is contingent upon licensing. Pricing and project time-frame will be quoted upon request. Note that the
length of time for migration of the film depends on vendor services and the payment for these services by the party requesting