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Archives

box 416

Miscellaneous statements re Synanon through Synanon v. Hearst - pleadings.

box 417

Pleadings (loose) Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner (folder 1) through Examiner miscellaneous (folder 1 of 3).

box 418

Examiner miscellaneous (folder 2 of 3) through Interrogatories and responses (loose) Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner (folder 3 of 4).

box 419

Interrogatories and responses (loose) Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner (folder 4 of 4) through Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner plaintiff's first set of interrogatories #4-12.

box 420

Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner plaintiff's first set of interrogatories #A-13, A-75 through Synanon v. Hearst - loose material case.

box 421

Synanon v. Hearst - loose material re case 6 folders.

box 422

Synanon v. Hearst - loose material re case 6 folders.

box 423

Permanent outcard through Synanon v. Hearts - tapes: Faucette interview (w/transcripts).

box 424

Synanon v. Hearst - jury instructions through Synanon v. Hearst - loose pleadings - Dirty Tricks case (folder 3 of 3).

box 425

Synanon v. Hearst - loose pleadings - Dirty Tricks case through Pleadings (loose) Dirty Tricks case (folder 3 of 3).

box 426

Synanon v. Hearst - loose pleadings - Dirty Tricks case (folder 3 of 3) through Synanon v. Hearst - loose pleadings - Dirty Tricks case (folder 2 of 3).

box 466

Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner - working papers through Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner - petition for hearing in Supreme Court re CED & Sorking.

box 468

Writ file - Patterson's petition for writ of prohibition through Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner - Rob Patterson's petition for writ of prohibition.

box 469

Synanon v. San Francisco Examiner - registry of charitable trusts through Correspondence - miscellaneous.

box 470

Chico v. Synanon - statement of Liz & Tony Giglio through Working papers.

box 471

Judge & juries through Synanon v. Hearst - investigations requests & reports (151 - 200).

box 472

Synanon v. Hearst - investigation requests & reports (201 - 250) through [no title].

box 473

Synanon v. Hearst - investigation requests & reports (551 - 600) through Investigation #571.

box 474

Synanon v. Hearst - investigation #661 through Synanon v. Hearst - request to produce log.

box 475

Timelines for court case [unidentified] - 3 items [OVERSIZE BOX].

box 476

List of California counties that had articles re Synanon through Synanon v. Hearst - discovery U. - plaintiffs' request to produce.

box 477

Synanon v. Hearst - discovery - correspondence through Holsinger, William.

box 478

Hernandez, Olga through 5113.

box 479

Haynesworth, Robb - miscellaneous through Gutman, Jeremiah.

box 480

Gross, Richard - documents shown to witness during December 1986 - January 1987 through Gross, R. - testimony re witness.

box 481

Gross, Richie through Gross, Richard - testimony re witness - Synanon v. ABC - fellowship files.

box 381

SSM literature project - schools literature through CED quotes - fellowship files.

box 382

Mini-fellowships through Summaries and reports.

 

Audio PR Spot Tapes

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box 275

Synanon commercials through Wild spot.

box 276

Public service - wild spot through Synanon public service spot - January 23, 1976.

box 277

Synanon public service spot (folder 1 of 2) through Synanon public service spot - C. Downs May 30, 1975.

box 278

Production tribe tape (folder 1 of 2) through Grok general meeting.

box 279

4 reels - public service spots through 4 reels - public service spots June 23, 1976 June 23, 1976 / July 11, 1972.

box 280

Public service spots January 23, 1976 - 4 reels through Public service spots January 23, 1976 - 4 reels.

 

Betty D.

 

Betty's Book

box 24

The Betty Dederich Foundation through Quotes by and from Betty Dederich.

box 25

Quotes about and from Betty Dederich through Betty's season book #10 - annual stockholder's report 1966.

box 26

Betty's season book #10 - Synanon game: red room (surgery on orgasm) through No time for Yeah But - complete set.

 

Biography

box 41

Out card (Wilber interview) through Reynolds, Ed (rough drafts).

box 42

Betty Dederich: Synanon interview with Marge Sorkin - through Betty Dederich resource material: papers by others. July 1974

box 43

Betty Dederich resource material: for biography through Betty's day game circle - the strip - April 1978.

box 44

Transcript: Betty D ceremony - Washington, D.C. - through Women in Synanon. April 1978

 

Business Files

box 44

Betty D through KL - Synanon archives - publications.

box 45

KL - Betty D slides through Betty Dederich of Synanon (bound manuscript).

 

Chron Files

box 22

Microfilm - files - #1 - 81 through August 1961-May 1977 December 1972.

box 23

through January 1973-February 1973 April 1975.

box 24

through May 1975 May 1977.

 

I'm Betty D - No time for yeah but

box 46

Betty Dederich of Synanon (bound manuscript) through To the women.

box 47

Ode to Chuck through Poetry drafts - unused - No room for yeah buts - file #1.

box 48

Poetry drafts - unused - No room for yeah buts - file #2 through The new prophets - No room for yeah buts.

box 49

Women's lib - No room for yeah buts through To Chuck Jr - No room for yeah buts.

box 50

In the Synanon game - Take care of me - No room for yeah buts through Betty D.

 

Mud Files

box 20

Mud file index through Mud service: philosophy and education.

box 21

Outside PR through Mud circ. copies.

box 22

Mud circ. through Kathy Lebel: chrons - Betty Quist beginning July 24-August 15, 1975 March 1, 1976.

 

People Files

box 16

Adams, Pat (aka Binns) through Ciampa, Joanna Lee.

box 17

Clark, Ernestine through Green, Edna.

box 18

Green, Sharon through Middleton, Billie.

box 19

Migacz, Cheriot through Starr, Lois.

box 20

Stefenel, Ellen through Yettra, Maury and Phyllis.

 

Things File

box 26

File index through Breeders (includes Hatcherey, etc.). 1975

box 27

Career apparel through Christmas party: Home Place 1976.

box 28

Saturday night party through Operation bootstrap.

box 29

Game and miscellaneous notes through Requests, suggestions, preliminary plans.

box 30

General correspondence through IDCA: applications.

box 31

IDCA: correspondence through Staff meeting notes - - Santa Monica. October 4, 1966

box 32

Staff meeting notes - - Santa Monica through Ouija sessions - November 11, 1966 December 1976-July 1968.

box 33

Ouija sessions - through Bank of America Point Reyes - checking account. May 1969-August 1976

box 34

Bank statements - Joseph Magnin's through School children's letters.

box 35

School through Subscription information.

box 36

Synanon design through Wedding festival - couples (#2 of 2). 1975

box 37

Wedding festival - guests and housing through Women, study of. 1975

box 38

Women's activities reports - Tomales Bay through Women.

 

Transcript Files

box 38

Five O'Clock shadow - Making a commitment - Chisler's stew - through The Synanon process - through January 1975 May 1975 1974-1978.

box 39

Betty fires up SM - Five O'Clock shadow - through Intercharge on missions - Home Place - through May 1975 May 1976 1974-1978.

box 40

Out card (S game - marriage) through Betty D ceremony (partial transcript) - through April 1978 1974-1978.

 

Alpha

box 14

A through H - I.

box 15

J - K through R.

box 16

S through X - Y - Z.

 

Bulletin Boards 1973-1974

box 108

Bulletin boards - through Bulletin boards - June 1973 October 1973.

box 109

Bulletin boards - through Bulletin boards - November 1973 April 1974.

box 110

Bulletin boards - through Bulletin boards - May 1974 August 1974.

box 111

Bulletin boards - through Bulletin boards - September 1974 June 1974.

 

CED

 

Alpha Active Continued

box 538

Mummert, Thad through Roberts, Elliot.

box 539

Roberts, Jack through Schiff family correspondence.

box 540

Schutz, Shari through Speert, Dennis.

box 541

Stallone, John through Walker, Portie.

box 542

Walker, Portie through Yettra, Maury and Phyllis.

 

Educational Tools Project

box 50

Educational tools files through Dichotomies.

box 51

Education through Massive doses.

box 52

Educational tools manual copy through Rough notes.

box 53

Interface: Simon, Simon & Blessing - an experiment in education - through Transcript (excerpt) - morning court - 1971 June 1977.

box 54

Transcript (excerpt) - morning court - through Reel-to-reel tape: Think table excerpts (4 of 4). July 1977

box 55

Transcript - X step basic drill #4 - overlap - through Zen master. September 1970

 

Biography

box 55

Paper: transcription of the Unicept tape through Transcript: X step basic drill #6 - getting into motion - October 1970.

box 56

Log: Unicept posse workshop - reel 2 of 2 - through CED's LSD experience. February 1970

box 57

Out card (transcript: Chuck Dederich's religious conversion - ) through CED draft. October 1978

box 58

Out card (CED conversion) through Grey Thompson interviews (#1 & 2) - rough transcripts- 1978.

 

Chron 1965-1981

box 542

CED chrons miscellaneous - through CED chron file - 1959-1966 1965-1967.

box 543

Chron file - through Chron file - January 1968-March 1968 October-December 1972.

box 544

CED chron - through CED chron - July-September 1972 July-September 1975.

box 545

Chron - through CED chrons - October-December 1975 1982-1987.

 

Literature

box 202

Anti-hustling meeting with CED and Matt Rand through By-pass #4 - being and becoming.

box 203

Being and becoming through CED holds court.

box 204

Contracts through Excerpt #9.

box 205

Excerpts - general through Monday night game - introduction.

box 206

The key through CED talks on rearing children.

box 207

Religious conversion experience through You've got to take that walk alone.

box 208

Synanon family report through Holy war battle - Westport connecticut. 1976

 

People Alpha Active - DEI-L

box 533

Deissler, Karl J., M.D. through CED - Garrett Family - Glenda, Alice, Debbie and Mike.

box 534

CED - Garrett, Dorothy (Nee Salant) through CED - Griggs, David.

box 535

CED - Gross, Jan, M.D. (aka Schwartz) through Kaplan, Ellis.

box 536

Kaufman, Jon through Lustky, Cyril.

 

People Alpha Active - Mac-Sm

box 537

Macartney, Margo through Mullen, Rod.

 

People Files - Active

box 494

Seawall - meanderings of a dog robber through CED holiday cards & responses December 1985.

box 495

CED birthday cards & responses through LAIR: Brush, Helen. March 1989

box 496

Bulles, Dick through Cook, Pamela (aka Anderson).

box 497

CED - Cook, Ron, President through Betty Dederich - condolence cards & letters. February 1975-May 1975

box 498

Betty D. memorabilia through CED love match.

box 499

Pilot license through CED - Dederich, Sherry.

 

People Files - Closed

box 499

Adams, Pat (nee Binns) through Carter, Alice (nee Gripps).

box 500

Cherkas, Marshall S. through Endore, Guy - call me Shakespeare.

box 501

Endore, Guy - Humanist article through Heaphy, Richard.

box 502

Henry, E.G. through Levitt, Mortimer.

box 503

Linton, Barbara through Norten, Allen.

box 504

Notkins, Matt through Stevens, R.W.

box 505

Starso, Mike ) through Miscellaneous. (November 1971

 

Things Files - General

box 491

Home Place facility - general through Oakland - general.

box 492

Oakland game club reports through Santa Monica - game club.

box 493

Santa Monica - general through Stew files - Tomales Bay.

box 494

Dissipation reports through Seawall - meandering of a dog robber.

 

Things Files - Inactive, A-G

box 481

Aerobics through CED Synanon archives.

box 482

CED archives / CED publications - Simon, etc. through Buttons.

box 483

Chairman's conference - - reports through CED communications wire schedules - January 1972 1974-1975.

box 484

Communications - audio tape through Cube, the.

box 485

Cube club through Educational staff seminar visits to Synanon - 1973.

box 486

Education, Board of (Vickman) through First Thirty partnership.

box 487

Food services through Graphics.

box 488

Staff meeting notes - through SOS - miscellaneous correspondence. January 1966

box 489

Synanon industries - Gulf station through OEO literature.

box 490

Non-California - State of Colorado through Synanon industries - weekly sales reports.

 

Things H-R

box 521

Habitat through Home place review file - June 1973-December 1973.

box 522

Home place review file - through Lifestyler study. January 1, 1974

box 523

Look Magazine through Pedro Soto day #2.

box 524

Pedro Soto day III through CED - Public relations news bulletins.

box 525

Public safety and connect logs Tomales - through Reliable weekend - September 1975 November 17-21, 1976.

 

Things H-Y

box 526

CED - reliable investors - the next 200 through CED - resources (supply).

box 526

CED - reliable investors - the next 200 through CED - resources (supply).

box 527

Responses to letters - re LSR interviews through Yale University.

 

Things Inactive

box 532

Tape survey through Sunset house.

box 528

S.C.R.A.M. through S.D.C. - survey of living/working.

box 529

Service Station through Stew complex CED - 1975.

box 530

Stew complex. through CED - Synanon International - Germany. 1974

box 531

Synanon logo through CED - Time Incorporated.

 

Transcript Files. 1960-1970

box 224

CJD limited edition photos project through Log - an introduction - October 17, 1962.

box 225

Blackboard counselors through Indoctrination of C. Lauricello.

box 226

Transcript - new role of women - through I love Chuck in 25 words - tape #142. January 2, 1963

box 227

Log - Huntley council - through Transcript - Operation By-pass #2 - October 7, 1963 March 11, 1965.

box 228

By-pass transcripts through Log - Operation By-pass #7 - April 29, 1965.

box 229

Transcript - Operation By-pass #8 - through Transcript - SFVSC lecture #3 - Ten questions - May 6, 1965 January 26, 1965.

box 230

Transcript - SFVSC lecture #3 - Ten questions - through Transcript - making love - October 26, 1965 March 19, 1966.

box 231

Transcript - SFVSC lecture #17 - role or not through Out card - CED - first arts committee meeting.

box 232

Log - CED discuss Del March acquisition at press conference through Transcript - the realized thought - January 1, 1968 July 1, 1968.

box 233

Transcript - bald head symbiology - through Log - CED & Betty in the stew - stew - July 1, 1968 July 12, 1968.

box 234

Stews, scribes and spectators - through Out card CED, Betty & DLG in stew - July 13, 1968 August 23, 1968.

box 235

Dan's dissipation - through Transcript - interthink with mamas and papas - August 8, 1969 January 7, 1970.

box 236

Log - innerthink - through Regent's dissipation - August 24, 1968 July 23, 1969.

box 237

Mamas and papas' tribe interthink - through New emphasis on health - reel 1 of 1 - 20 January 1970 April 1965.

 

Transcript Files. 1970-1975

box 237

Transcript - unicept posse - overlaps & paradox - through CED talks about friendship - September 23, 1970 May 26, 1971.

box 238

CED in stew - through Dorothy in stew - June 3, 1971 September 3, 1971.

box 239

CED in stew with Joe Scalza & Lenny Feiner - through CED interviewed by Jean Debelle - September 6, 1971 September 6, 1972.

box 240

Transcript - First academy trip opening address - through Log - CED - straddle excerpt - employee - September 22, 1972 April 24, 1973.

box 241

Log - CED meeting - straddle bit - through Transcript - directors' conference - April 26, 1973 August 13, 1973.

box 242

Directors' conference - through Foundation stew #3 - August 13, 1973 December 23, 1973.

box 243

Keynote address - Chuck Dederich - through CED in community - January 4, 1974 March 19, 1974.

box 244

CED in community stew - through CED - contract game is evil - March 20, 1974 July 10, 1974.

box 245

Discussion of basic training corps - through Log - Monday night game - July 11, 1974 September 9, 1974.

box 246

Executive meeting - through Executive meeting - September 13, 1974 December 19, 1974.

box 247

Executive meeting - through Executive directors' meeting - December 20, 1974 April 29, 1975.

 

Transcript Files. 1975-1977

box 248

Education & interchanges through Betty D story.

box 249

Badger executive couples game - through Breaking away from the Synanon community - May 28, 1975 September 2, 1975.

box 250

Documentation project - meeting #2 - designing the religious life through Pedro/Soto III - January 9, 1976.

box 251

Transcript - Robbie Robinson's life story - through Transcript - chairman's conference - education meeting - January 10, 1976 April 9, 1976.

box 252

Transcript - morning meeting - Betty Dederich on the PX - through Transcript - CED session - April 16, 1976 October 22, 1976.

box 253

CED lunch - Jenkins love match - through Transcript - CED session - act as if / free will - October 22, 1976 March 1, 1977.

box 254

Morning court - through Transcript - excerpts from board of directors' game - March 9, 1977 April 24, 1977.

box 255

Board of directors' meeting - through Morning court - April 25, 1977 June 2, 1977.

box 256

Synanon people - through Dinner game circle - June 3, 1977 July 1, 1977.

box 257

CED court - through Stockholders' meeting & game - July 1, 1977 August 20, 1977.

box 258

Outcard - stockholders meeting and game. through Game - the new marriage. August 20, 1977

box 259

CED think table - through Transcript - Saturday night game October 13, 1977 November 19, 1977.

 

Transcript Files. 1977-1981

box 260

AP interview through CED session Novermber 23, 1977 January 3, 1978.

box 261

Eight group game through CED Jr. runs his game - January 4, 1978 February 3, 1978.

box 262

Think table through Celebration of life ceremony for Devon Green February 4, 1978 April 21, 1981.

 

Chairman's Office Chrons - 1971-1977

box 547

Founder's office chrons - through Chairman's office chrons - November 1977 March 1977.

box 548

Chairman's office chrons - through Chairman's office chrons - February 1977 March-April 1976.

box 549

Chairman's office chrons - through Chairman's office chron - January 1 February 29, 1976 March 1975.

box 550

Chairman's office chrons - through Chairman's office chrons - February 1975 October-December 1971.

box 551

Chairman's office chrons - through Chairman's office chrons - Box not full. July-September 1971 January 1 - June 30, 1971

 

Development Files

box 2

ADGAP through Archives - video equipment inventory.

box 3

Archives - videos requested and received through Betty - University Writers conference August 1980.

box 4

Board correspondence through Office chron 1980.

box 5

S.S. chrons through Divinity.

box 6

Education through Equipment - manuals.

box 7

Equipment - Sony catalogs & brochures through Forms - tape analysis sheets.

box 8

Forms through Grants - innovation in management.

box 9

CED collective works grant - time sheets through Media.

box 10

Microgame - correspondence through Newsletters & brochures - Association for Humanistic Psychology.

box 11

Newsletters & brochures - miscellaneous through Literature - Growth center brochures.

box 12

Literature - miscellaneous through SRI - Barbara Newmark.

box 13

SRI - Carlos Patterson through Wire [transcripts].

 

Early History and Interviews

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box 1

Tapes and transcripts; Gift. ca. 1970.

 

Exeter

 

Adult Education

box 443

Legal massive dose group log through Havasu High School - apprenticeships.

box 444

Education - high school - through Education reports - to Ellen Burke - 1981 1981.

box 445

Moral judgement interview - Form A1 - standard scoring manual through ATC. 1977

box 446

Monthly report - Joe McNamee & Sandy Higgins- through Unicept book on Walter's weekend - 1977 August 1979.

box 447

Seminar report from log through Corporal punishment logs.

 

Linda Kaiser - Education

box 373

Psychology today article through Reaches and massive doses.

box 374

Western Psychological Association through Operation Excess LWB.

box 375

Research - changing partners through The Carnegie Corporation.

box 376

Foundations - LWB through Chicago. 1973

box 377

Energy auditing course through Research testing correspondence - 1974.

box 378

Executive manual through Games - Bank Ace, shopping bag, Big Deal, Cutting Corners.

box 379

Science experiments through Fundamentals of math - computer software.

box 380

First aid through Porterville - master test copies.

box 381

Porterville - answer sheets through Pre-algebra tests and objectives.

 

Office of Education

box 326

History of Western Civilization - 2 through Synanon correspondence and memos - 1975.

box 327

Algebra - Geometry through English mechanics.

box 328

Exams through Science.

box 329

Mathematics massive dose through Ellen Delgado - school - TBA.

box 330

Finishing school through Education - lists from Books of lists - 1979.

box 330

Miscellaneous education through Joi Chron - file information.

box 331

Education - lists - from Books of lists - through Boys - girls corps course descriptions - academic year. 1980 1975

box 332

Eileen Rost chron - file - through Janie Tent / Terri Haberman chron - September 7, 1976 - December 7, 1976 April 1-6, 1976.

box 333

Jarrie Tent / Terri Haberman chron through Irene Mckenna chron file - June-August 1976 April-June 1975.

box 334

Linda Mellstein chron file - through Jarrie Tent chron file - September-November 1976 April-June 1975.

box 432

Synanon school quarterly attendance reports - through [OVERSIZE BOX]. 1979

box 451

punk Title I testing through 1976 - testing evaluations. 1976

box 452

Scoring evaluations - through Scoring evaluations - 1978 1982.

box 453

Scoring records - through College entrance examination boards (1 of 2). 1981

box 454

College entrance examination boards (2 of 2) through July-September 1975.

box 455

October-December 1975 through 1971 1975-1978.

box 447

Education file index through Masters evaluation forms - 2d quarter - 1978 1975-1978.

box 448

Masters (employees) - SAF - through Reed-Tesser, Barbara - SAF-1977-1978 1979 1975-1978.

box 449

Three year review through ITA Journal (1978) - 1975-1978.

box 450

Accredidation - primary & secondary schools (1 - 12) - through MAZE/Guin COC - 1976 1975-1978.

box 451

Measurement and evaluation through Kidsnatchers - 1979.

box 433

1979 chairman's conference - education report - Steve Haberman through Education - Kerhonkson - education proposal - 1979.

box 434

Education - job descriptions - schools - through 12-15 - San Francisco, 1979 - 1979 1979.

box 435

12-15 - Tomales Bay, 1979 through Lynn Ritter, Linda Millstein - chron file - February 15-March 31, 1976 - 1979.

box 436

Supply correspondence through Children's personality questionaires & materials- 1979.

box 437

Academic testing - 1979 through March-April lower school daily log - 1979.

 

Synanon School - 1980-1988

box 437

Education - reports from Ellen Burke - 1981 through Outcard - education reports - 1986-1989.

box 438

Education - reports - general - through Education files - transcripts - 1982- 1986.

box 439

Education - file index - 1979 through Upper school COC notes - 1979.

box 440

MAZE change of cube - through Controller. 1979

box 441

Letters from children - through Medical consent forms. 1977

box 442

Quarterly education reports - through Young people's game notes. 1980

box 443

Havasu High School - general info through Young people's reports re school in Havasu.

box 371

Education - miscellaneous through Chart of accounts.

box 372

Education - cash disbursement records - Synanon School through Worksheets completed (folder 2 of 2).

box 365

Stock requisitions through Chron - managers desk - Rod Mullen and Jarrie Tent - July-September 1974.

box 366

Girls corps correspondence - through Outgoing correspondence May-July 1974 January-April 1973.

box 367

Santa Monica School - correspondence - through SIDS 1972. 1973-1974

box 361

Medical consent forms for minors through High school - general info - 1973.

box 362

Miscellaneous correspondence - through Outcard - files pulled for IRS case 1974-1975 1982.

box 363

Synanon School - CED Master Library through From audio Brandon films.

box 364

Rise of the free school - copy 1 through Second quarter - Younger's language logs. 1980

box 365

Animal husbandry - training through Visual training correspondence.

box 368

Hatchery Notes - through Hatchery reports. 1974

box 369

Contract inquiries - through Oakland school - prospective kids in school - 1976 1969-1971.

box 370

School - Oakland School through Oakland child custody - 1973.

box 335

Jarrie Tent chron file - through Miscellaneous correspondence - January-March 1975 May-June 1975.

box 335

T.N. Middle School - course description through S.M. course description 4-12 yrs 1973-75 1974-75.

box 336

Curriculum S.M. Lower School through Job descripts. 1975

box 337

Synanon tools - currency training through school - cube change - notes and logs. 1977

box 338

Millstein chron - through Lower school January 1972-February 1978 1978.

box 339

Lower School yard project through Lower School daily log.

box 340

Tower School daily info log - through Skin - Notes. May-August 1977

box 341

TB Lower School through Lower School - cube change notes - 1976 January 1976-January 1977.

box 351

Education - assistant registrar 1980 through Outcard - Ellen Delgado - 1980 chron - May 9, 1985.

box 351

Synanon School - apprenticeships - high school second quarter 1981 through Education - Havasu guardianships 1980-1981.

box 352

Education - clothing - through Guin Huot - change of cube. 1980

box 353

Graduation through Graduate project - Synanon School.

box 354

Education - curriculum - third quarter apprenticeships - through Outcard - reports - - Ellen Delgado. 1980 1980

box 355

TB School - California State and Margin County Department of Education through TB School - course forecast first and second quarter - office of education. 1980 1980

box 356

Education - curriculum - Synanon School first quarter - through Training course number 2 - 1980 1976.

box 357

Course descriptions corps - through Education - Curriculum - third quarter - - Synanon School. 1978-1979 1980

box 358

Office of Education - curriculum - strip school through School classes - Naomi Crawford (copies). 1980 January 1977-July 1978

box 359

School classes - Naomi Crawford (originals) through Miscellaneous. January 1977-July 1978

box 360

Steve Marks through Jarrie Tent job - 1975.

box 342

Lower School chron file - through Application - children. October 1977-January 1976

box 342

C. Benton outgoing correspondence through Corps - interface 1977 1977.

box 343

Corporal punishment through Terri Haberman - outgoing correspondence. January-December 1977 January-March 1977

box 344

Crawford v. Crawford custody case through Lower development COC notes 1979 1977-1980.

box 345

Lower development COC news through Upper development daily logs January-April 1977 October 1977.

box 346

Lower school - lower development COC notes - video equipment through Massive doses - Synanon - Tomales Bay School 1977 April 10, 1977 1978 1980.

box 347

School (2 - 12 year olds) SAF - through Outcard - daily logs - corps 1978 1980.

box 348

Daily logs - upper school through TB School - personnel- 1980 1980.

box 349

Education - personnel through Education - chron Ellen Delgado - 1979-1980 1980.

box 350

Office of education - Ellen Delgado - personal - through Synanon School apprenticeships - high school first quarter 1980 1981.

 

Film (to eventually be deleted)

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box 567

Outcard - vol.20 - IRS religion - document to Janet Lejower; Outcard - 2 religion notebooks - to Jim Law.

box 716, item 21

Synanon on film - April 1972.

box 568

Wedding & newcomer explosion - orig. - outs - pic. - 1971.

box 568

Governor Miliken at Detroit House - 1970.

box 568

October newsreel 1971.

box 568

Badger - Synanon in the Sierras - w.p. - outtakes - pic. 16mm color - 1972.

box 568

Quest for freedom.

box 716, item 22

Legal suit - orig. - pic. November 1972.

box 568

Professional weekend - orig. & w.p. - pic. 1972.

box 719, item 21

Tomales construction - orig.

box 719, item 20

Halloween party - 1972.

box 568

Children of Synanon - duplicate.

box 568

Birth of a calf - Original & W.P. - 16 mm mag. music track - pic. - 1971.

box 569

Boom - orig. and w.p. - outtakes - pic. - 1972.

box 569

Boot camp - orig. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 569

To slay a white horse.

box 569

Tanker - orig. and w.p. - outtakes - pic. - 1972.

box 569

San Francisco anniversary - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 569

Badger Synanon in the Sierra - w.p. - outtakes - pic. 16mm color - 1972.

box 569

Female boots - orig. - outs - pic. - (1 of 2). 1972

box 569

Happy birthday C.E.D. - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 576, item 19

Synanon wedding festival titles.

box 576, item 20

[Untitled 8mm film ca. 1965] 1980.

General

Film content is of an explicit sexual nature.
box 569

[Untitled film].

box 569

Female boots - orig. - outs - pic. - (2 of 2). 1972

box 569

Jitney unch - orig. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 570

Crawford wedding - 1967.

box 717, item 6

School - orig. - pic. 1971.

box 720

Instant guide to Synanon (4 of 4).

box 720

[Untitled film].

box 720

[Untitled film].

box 570

Swimming slobs - orig. and w.p. - outs. - pic. - 1972.

box 570

San Francisco anniversary - orig. - outs - pic. 1972.

box 570, item 10

Mobile dental unit - orig. - outs pic. - 1972.

box 717, item 13

Synanon on film - December 1972.

box 720

Instant guide to Synanon (2 of 4).

box 720

Instant guide to Synanon (1 of 4).

box 570

Professional weekend - w.p. - outs. - pic. - 1972.

box 720, item 16

Synanon wedding festival - through 1972. 1972

box 720, item 9

Behind the scenes of Synanon.

box 720

Instant guide to Synanon.

box 570

Instant guide.

box 570

Children of Synanon (n.d.).

box 570

Children of Synanon - 1968.

box 570

The wedding festival.

box 570

Synanon wedding festival.

box 570

Synanon the people ranch - 1972.

box 720, item 14

Synanon on film - August 1972.

box 720

Instant guide to Synanon (3 of 4).

box 571

Ski trip Badger - w.p. - pic. - 1973.

box 571

Ski trip Badger - orig. - 1973.

box 571

NBC film mosquitoes - 1971.

box 571

Hatchery - 4H - dental - music track.

box 571

Reno House - Cronkite - 1966.

box 717, item 14

Steven Allen clip - 1962.

box 571

Instant guide to Synanon.

box 717, item 7

The Synanon Cure - w.p. - outs. - pic. - 1971.

box 717, item 17

Filthy McNasty - 1971.

box 717, item 9

Hatchery - 4H - dental - voice track.

box 571

Let's make a movie - 1971.

box 571

Synanon Detroit House.

box 571

Dance footage - 1962.

box 717, item 23

Camp Badger.

box 717, item 18

Steven Allen clip - 1962.

box 571

Synanon wedding - August 6, 1972.

box 717, item 4

Synanon on film - April 1973.

box 571

Hut & chet test - Mag. TK.

box 717, item 8

The creative cube - 1973.

box 571

Interview with Jack Hurst - original.

box 571

The mighty Columbia River.

box 715, item 7

School.

box 572

Women - voice track - 1972.

box 572

To slay a white horse - 1964.

box 572

Cartridge 2 - newsreel.

box 572, item 22

Del March Club and facilities.

box 715, item 10

Del March Club - pre-Synanon - 1958.

box 572

CBS news clip - no sound - 1961.

box 572

Synanon on film - March 1972.

box 572

Synanon on film - August 1972.

box 572

Synanon - color.

box 715, item 16

Footage of ranch and bay.

box 715, item 5

Beauty contest at Del March club - 1972.

box 572

Behind the scenes at Synanon - 1964.

box 715, item 13

Nevada State Prison.

box 715, item 14

Synanon on film - December 1972.

box 572

Or die.

box 715, item 6

Group picture.

box 715, item 17

Chester's arrival.

box 715, item 19

Seawall.

box 715, item 8

Stew demonstration.

box 572

Newcomer auditions.

box 715, item 18

Building dam - 1971.

box 715, item 15

The Synanon cure - silent.

box 573

A Synanon film - 1972-1973.

box 573

Garrett lecture #2 - orig. - pic. 1973.

box 573

Synanon - Oakland.

box 573

Synanon on film - main title.

box 573

Synanon history lecture #1 - work print - pic. - 1973.

box 573

Santa Monica wedding - orig. - pic. - 1973.

box 573

Upward mobility - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 573

Bay to breakers - w.p. - pic. 1973.

box 573

Instant guide - orig. - master material - 1973.

box 574

Portrero Hill.

box 574

10th year anniversary celebration - 1968.

box 574

Wedding festival - orig. roll #2 - pic. - 1973.

box 574

Synanon Foundation - wedding tests.

box 574

Badger in the Sierras - 1973.

box 574

Wedding festival - 1973.

box 574

Instant guide - 1973.

box 574

Wedding / the hatchery - orig. - 1972.

box 575

Children of Synanon - 1968.

box 575

Synanon on film - April 1973.

box 575

Synanon commercial #1 (2 of 2).

box 716, item 10

Synanon commercial #1 (1 of 2).

box 716, item 9

Behind the scenes at Synanon (2 of 2).

box 575

Behind the scenes at Synanon (1 of 2).

box 575

Camera & film tests - color - August 1972.

box 716, item 5

Hatchery - outtakes - 1972.

box 716, item 7

Promenade and ceremony.

box 575

Instant guide to Synanon (2 of 2).

box 575

Instant guide to Synanon (1 of 2).

box 575

Synanon's people ranch.

box 716, item 4

Synanon Oakland and Tomales Bay - 1970.

box 575

Synanon people ranch.

box 716, item 16

Synanon the people ranch.

box 575

Synanon wedding festival - 1972.

box 716, item 20

Synanon, the people ranch - 1972.

box 575

Children of Synanon (1 of 2).

box 575

Children of Synanon (2 of 2).

box 716, item 19

Children of Synanon.

box 576

B & w - strangers - children at play - swimming.

box 576

[Untitled - 2 small reels in one container].

box 717, item 7

Synanon basic training #19.

box 717, item 6

Synanon basic training #14.

box 576

B & w outtakes - not viewed.

box 576

B & w outtakes - not viewed #2.

box 576

Flag ceremony at Candlestick Park in S.F. - 100 Synanon people - July 4, 1976.

box 717, item 8

Synanon basic training #20.

box 717, item 11

Synanon basic training #11.

box 717, item 10

Synanon basic training #8.

box 576

Synanon basic training #1.

box 576

Instant guide #2.

box 576

Synanon wedding festival.

box 576

Synanon law lecture #2 - Dan Garrett - master 16mm - - reels 1 & 2. 1973

box 576

People ranch - master A-roll - orig. pic. - black and white - 1972.

box 717, item 9

Synanon basic training #13.

box 576

Outtakes - black and white - not viewed.

box 577

Red Room report #1 - orig. - pic. - trims & outtakes - 1973.

box 577

Music tape - Synanon seen #1 - Oakland - November 6, 1971.

box 577

Wedding festival - master material - mag tracks 1 & 2 - 1972.

box 577

Synanon on film - April - mag track & work print - master material - 1972.

box 577

Wedding festival - master first answer print - 16mm - 1972

box 577

Wedding sound track C.

box 577

Wedding sound track B.

box 577

Red Room tests - orig. - pic & mag trac - 16mm. - black and white - 1973.

box 577

Wedding sound track A.

box 718, item 5b

Synanon lecture series - cutaways audience - orig. - outs - black and white - 1973.

box 578

Instant guide - w.p. - outs - black and white & color - 1973.

box 578

KTVU commercial - outtakes & trims - pic. - 1973.

box 578

Badger - title w & without - copy[right] 1973 - pic. - orig.

box 718, item 10d

Synanon - lecture #1 - D.D. Harvey - orig. - outs - black and white - 1973.

box 578

Wedding festival - orig. - outs - roll #3 - pic. - 16mm - color - 1973.

box 578

Instant guide - w.p. - color & black and white - live action - trims & outtakes - 1973.

box 578

Instant guide - orig. - outtakes - live action rolls 1 & 2 - 1973.

box 718, item 8

Footage of Oakland dining room & living room.

box 578

Pete Harvey - Synanon history lec. #1 - audience pic & track - outtakes - 1973.

box 579

Charlie Hamer - orig. - orig. pic. - 1972.

box 579

Magic - flute - video to film - orig. - 16mm. - black and white - 1973.

box 579

Bay to breakers - orig. - pic. - 16mm. - black and white - 1973.

box 579

Trip - orig. & work print.

box 579

Badger - Sierras - 3 magnetic soundtracks - - edited. 1972

box 579

Upward mobility - w.p. - pic. - 16mm. - black and white - 1972.

box 579

S.O.F. August - master - pic. 16 mm. - voice & music track - 1972.

box 579

Steve Simon lecture #5 - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 579

Wedding festival - master material - w.p. - pic. - & soundtrack #1 - 1972.

box 579

Profile - Charlie - w.p.

box 580

Directions '65 - ABC News.

box 719, item 13

Aerial footage of Oakland & San Francisco.

box 580

Synanon in prison - Walter Cronkite - CBS - March 16, 1966.

box 580

Miracle on the beach.

box 580

Hollywood yesterday.

box 580, item 18

General Electric Theater Presents: Night Club

box 719, item 16

Synanon group pic. - 1962.

box 719, item 11

Blood.

box 580

Detroit House - 1972.

box 719, item 15

A/V Oakland School.

box 719, item 10

Aerial footage of ranch & bay.

box 719, item 1

Instant guide to Synanon.

box 580

Man of sorrows - 1970.

box 719, item 3

Public service spot - Natalie Wood, Chuck Connors.

box 719, item 2

[Untitled reel - super 8 mm].

box 719, item 8

Or die - 18 min. - black and white.

box 580

Narcotic addicts fight habit - interview with CED - 1959.

box 719, item 9

Synanon commercial.

box 580

Aerial footage of bay & ranch.

box 581

Ground breaking - w.p. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Synanon on film - 1972.

box 581

Synanon the people ranch - 1972.

box 581

Mobile rental unit - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Wedding.

box 581

Lighting with quartz.

box 581

Egg eating - orig. - outs. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Badger trucking - w.p. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Thickened light day - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Oakland trip - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Bill Stern on Lew Irwin reports.

box 581

Synanon at 1351.

box 581

Cardboard as as if - w.p. - outtakes - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Synanon wedding festival - 1972.

box 581

People ranch ridge outs - pic.- 1972.

box 581

Dance footage negative. 1962

box 581

Synanon - 10th anniversary - orig. - printing master - 1960.

box 581

NBC footage from 10th year celebration.

box 581

Badger trucking - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 581

Wedding - KGD orig. - [ceremony, dance, hoopla].

box 581

Mechanical rolls.

box 581

NBC 10-year anniversary - Interviews at Ocean Front.

box 581

IDS - Ruth Stein.

box 581

Industries move - orig. - outs. - pic. - 1972.

box 582

Basketball game - orig. & w.p. - pic. - 1972.

box 582

Children's summer camp - orig. - pic. - 1972.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS PROCESSED AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Special equipment will be required for viewing. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproduction of this film is available.
box 582

People ranch - w.p. - pic. - 1972.

box 582

Experiments in living - orig. - pic. - mag - 1972.

box 582

Chinatown must change now.

box 582

4H Club - orig. - pic. - 1972.

box 582

WC construction - orig. & w.p. pic. - 1972.

box 582

10th anniversary.

box 582

[Unmarked container].

box 582

Harvey Synanon history lecture - A & B roll - orig. - 1973.

box 582

People ranch - copyright & title - A & B roll - pic. - 1973.

box 582

Tomales construction - wk print - pic.

box 582

Titles - copyright-1972 - orig. & color. w.p. - pic. - 1973.

box 583

Synanon basic training #17.

box 583

Synanon basic training #12.

box 583

Synanon basic training #5.

box 583

Synanon basic training.

box 583

Synanon basic training #7.

box 583

Synanon basic training #9.

box 583

Synanon basic training.

box 583

Resources & wedding festival.

box 583

Instant guide to Synanon.

box 583

Steve Simon on the Synanon game - SF - black and white - 1972.

box 583

Synanon basic training #15.

box 583

People business.

box 583

Synanon basic training #10.

box 583

Synanon basic training #18.

box 583

Synanon basic training.

box 583

People ranch.

box 583

Synanon basic training #16.

box 583

Instant guide to Synanon - 1973.

box 583

Synanon basic training #6.

box 584

Teen game - 1967.

box 584

Triptych - Bill Wagner.

box 584

The people ranch.

box 584

[Untitled video master tape].

box 584

Art film.

box 584

Treasure from the sea.

box 584

People ranch.

box 584

People ranch - SM copy.

box 584

Children's game - the heritors / The inheritors - 1967.

box 585

People ranch.

box 585

[Untitled video master tape].

box 585

Cop out - new clue - 1967.

box 585

[Untitled video master tape].

box 585

Synanon - KGO - TV news film.

box 585

Triptych.

box 586

Wedding.

box 586

Service station crew game - reel 1 - - Tomales Bay - with script. January 30, 1967

box 586

Staff game - Tomales Bay - 1967.

box 586

Jack's video game - 1967.

box 586

Teenage game.

box 587

House on the beach - reel 2 of 2.

box 587

House on the beach - reel 1 of 2.

box 587

Female boots - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 587

Five - orig. & w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 587

People ranch - extra copy.

box 587

People's ranch - orig. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 587

Alcohol, drugs or alternatives - A/V - #54.

box 587

How place - orig. film - Sounds of Synanon.

box 719, item 22 and 23

Synanon on film - w.p. - composite track - pic. - 1972.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The original container held one reel of magnetic audio (now item 22 in box 719) and a 16mm workprint (now item 23 in box 719). Please note the magnetic audio has vinegar syndrome and has been removed by Preservation for treatment as of 6/24/2015.
box 588

History lecture # 1 - D.D. Harvey - AV #38.

box 588

CBS jazz scenes - Sounds of Synanon - duplicate.

box 588

Wedding - w.p. - outs & trims - pic. - 1972 (1 of 2).

box 588

Wedding - w.p. - outs & trims - pic. - (2 of 2). 1972

box 588

Synanon on film - A & B roll - pic. - 1972.

box 588

KTVU commercial - master material - A & B roll - orig. - w.p. - sound track - 1973.

box 588

Magic flute - w.p. - pic. - 16mm. - black and white - 1973

box 588

To slay a white horse.

box 589

Jitney bunch - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 589

Tannersville - outtakes - release print - 1968.

box 589

Kid's summer camp - w.p. - pic. - 1972.

box 589

Movie print of wedding videotape.

box 589

Synanon on film - master material - A-roll - mag track & w.p. - 1972.

box 589

Synanon - cassette #2 - master material - A-roll - pic. - 1973.

box 589

Synanon - cassette #2 - B-roll master material - pic. - 1973.

box 589

Synanon cassette #2 - w.p. - pic. - 1973.

box 589

4H - w.p. outs - pic. - 1972.

box 590

116c.

box 590

116a.

box 590

116b.

box 590

116d.

box 590

People ranch - voice mag track - speeded up n.g. - 1971.

box 590

People ranch - w.p. - outs - pics. - 1972.

box 590

Hatchery - orig. - outtakes - pic. - 1972.

box 590

People ranch - orig. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 590

People ranch - orig. - outs - pic. - (1 of 2). 1972

box 590

People ranch - orig. - outs - pic. - (2 of 2). 1972

box 590

Synanon lecture #1 - Mag track ret.

box 591

[Untitled recording ]. April 21, 1967

box 591

Robert Kennedy remembered A/V #43.

box 591

Miracle on the beach - - S.M. 1963

box 591

Synanon in prison - - 20th century. March 13, 1966

box 591

To slay a white horse.

box 592

House on the beach; Oversize flat box.

box 592

House on the beach - A/V #47.

box 593

House on the beach - A/V.

box 593

House on the beach - duplicate #297.

box 593

House on the beach - Rediffusion Television Limited - Denis Mitchell, director - ; Oversize flat box. 1965

box 594

S. o F [Synanon on film] - w.p. - outs - pic. - 1972.

box 594

People ranch - 16mm. - voice & music track - - short version. 1972

box 594

Deputies - outtakes - orig. & w.p. - pic. - ; Oversize flat box. 1972

box 595

The most adult game, parts 1 & 2 - KRON-TV - S.F. - 1967.

box 595

Synanon on film - orig. - w.p. & mag track - pic. - 1972.

box 595

Synanon on film - orig. - A & B roll - pic. - ; Oversize flat box. 1972

box 596

House on the beach (2 of 2).

box 596

The most adult game, parts 1 & 2 - KRON-TV - S.F. - ; Oversize flat box. 1967

box 596

House on the beach (1 of 2).

box 597

People ranch - orig. & w.p. - 1972.

box 597

The neighborhood gets a fix.

box 597

Annual report to stockholders - ; Oversize flat box. 1967

box 598

People ranch - voice & music track - 16 mm. mag. - 1972.

box 598

Synaon on film August - A, B & C rolls - composite track & w.p. - ; Oversize flat box. 1972

box 599

House on the beach - #332; Oversize flat box.

box 599

House on the beach - #293.

box 599

House on the beach - - #1. 1965

box 600

Home movie of a boat trip; Oversize flat box.

box 600

Neighborhood gets a fix.

box 600

Synanon on film - March - Master material - A-roll - composite mag track - 1972.

 

Films

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: This collection contains processed audiovisual materials. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
box 570, case 1

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Print yrlsc_342_570_001 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Color faded. Slightly warped.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Processing Information

Rehoused. Repaired some perf tears with splicing tape, other perforations are stressed throughout. Diagonal cut found ~50 into reel, now a tape splice.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #311. Synanon Films label on can: "Title: The Wedding Festival / No: 45-5 / Property of: Synanon Foundation Inc. / Running time: 16 min. / Feet: 606 / Color / Sound" Lid also labeled: "Duplicate audio/visual of #58 / Wedding Festival" and "Archives Film Circulation Library" Side of can labeled: "45/5 Synanon Wedding Festival" Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 570, case 2

Swimming Slobs: Mag Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_002 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: Base scratches throughout, but emulsion is clear. Tape splices are all a little sloppy with gaps in between.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #249. Side of can labeled: "A-34 - Swimming Slobs - Orig. & W.P. - Outs - Pic. - 1972" Group in swimming pool. Woman diving into pool. Shots of rippling water.
box 570, case 3

Swimming Slobs: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_003 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)75 feet
Physical Description: Some tape residue remains. Redox blemishes throughout, likely caused by original tape. Some splices have overlapping film and some have gaps.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Processing Information

Rehoused. Appears to have originally been loose pieces of film that UCLA staff previously spliced together.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #249. Side of can labeled: "A-34 - Swimming Slobs - Orig. & W.P. - Outs - Pic. - 1972" People in swimming pool. Might duplicate or just have very similar footage to yrlsc_342_570_002.
box 570, case 4

Professional Weekend: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_004 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:51)175 feet
Physical Description: Some broken perfs at splices, likely caused by guillotine splicer. Redox blemishes throughout, likely caused by original tape. Kodak stock, but edge information difficult to read to determine any more specific than that.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Processing Information

Rehoused. Appears to have originally been loose pieces of film that UCLA staff previously spliced together with some leader in between.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #250. Side of can labeled: "A-31 Professional Weekend - WP - Outs - Pic - 72 -" People gathered outside, likely at one of Synanon's ranches in Marin. Arm wrestling on the ground. Standing in a circle and holding hands. Sign for "Synanon 4-H Club" and "Welcome Conventioneers"
box 570, case 5

Professional Weekend: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_005 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)75 feet
Physical Description: Uncut film. Kodak stock, but edge information difficult to read to determine any more specific than that.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Processing Information

Rehoused. Cleaned off some tape residue near head with isopropyl alcohol. Redox blemishes remain at site.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #250. Side of can labeled: "A-31 Professional Weekend - WP - Outs - Pic - 72 -" Driving around on ranch.
box 570, case 6

San Francisco Anniversary: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:10:25)375 feet
Physical Description: Some tape residue remains. Redox blemishes throughout, likely caused by original tape. Tape splices frequently have gaps in between them.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials are available for access. All requests to access digital materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Processing Information

Rehoused. Appears to have originally been loose pieces of film that UCLA staff previously spliced together.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #252. Side of can labeled: "A-13 - S.F. Anniversary - Orig. - Outs - Pic - 1972" Appears to be outtakes related to Synanon celebrating an anniversary of collaborating with NL Industries in San Francisco. NL Industries gave Synanon their old paint factory location in 1970, to which Synanon moved from their Seawall location in San Francisco. Film features press conference with Channel 7 microphones and KQED cameras visible. Wooden house with broken windows and sign "People Live Here." People dancing and band performing in elaborate costumes. Signs shown: "NLI + Synanon = A Nice Thing for San Francisco", "You Made it Possible - NL Industries / Synanon", Synanon: Recycling People and Buildings" Channel 5 microphone and KPIX 5 logo visible during production shots.
box 570, case 7

Children of Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_570_007 1968

Creator: Lester, Howard
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Footage starts abruptly after leader. Might be missing footage at head. Very scratched throughout, though worse predominantly at head. Tear near tail with poor condition tape splice repair - left during inspection.

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Synanon archive #274. Synanon Films label on can: "Title: Children of Synanon / No: 27-5 / by Howard Lester / Running time: 15:34 / Black and white / Sound" Side of can labeled: "27/5 - Children of Synanon" Documentary on children living at Synanon and going to school. Playing the Game. Directed by Howard Lester with assistance from Chick Strand.
box 570, case 8

Children of Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_570_008 1968

Creator: Lester, Howard
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Significantly scratched on both emulsion and base sides. Dull residue on one side of original wind - maybe mold?

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Synanon archive #273. Palmer Film Services label on can: "Title: Children of Synanon - 1968 / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 15:34 / Black and white" Lid also labeled: "Archives Film Circulation Library" Side of can labeled: "H26/4 - Children of Synanon" Documentary on children living at Synanon and going to school. Playing the Game. Directed by Howard Lester with assistance from Chick Strand.
box 570, case 9

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_570_009 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: More scratched on emulsion side than base. Yellow residue (tape of some kind?) at head underlying labeling part of original leader. Some has been removed, but most remains. Looks stable and likely won't affect transfer.

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Palmer Film Services label on can: "Title: Synanon - The People Ranch (1972) / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 16:30 / Feet: 600 / Black and White / Sound" Punch card with title, customer (Synanon), and order number information about film from Consolidated Film Industries included within can. Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 570, case 10

Mobile Dental Unit: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_570_010 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:10:25)375 feet
Physical Description: Some residue from original tape remains. Some new tape splices have slightly overlapping film.

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Rehoused. Appears to have previously been loose segments of film taped together for storage. Likely previous UCLA inspection removed that tape and spliced segments together.

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Synanon archive #251. Side of can labeled: "A-35 - Mobil Dental Unit - Orig. - Outs - Pic - 1972" University of Southern California Mobile Dental Clinic. Dentistry in action. Includes dentistry on piglets.
box 570, case 11

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Print yrlsc_342_570_011 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Color faded. Uncut film. Warping throughout. Base scratching worse than emulsion scratching (and both worse at head).

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Synanon Films label on can: "Title: The Wedding Festival / No: 45-7 / Property of: Synanon Foundation Inc. / Running time: 16 min. / Feet: 606 / Color / Sound" Side of can labeled: "45/7 Synanon Wedding Festival" Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 573, case 1

"Instant Guide to Synanon" Track 2 Voice: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_573_001 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Significantly warped with vinegar syndrome.

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Synanon archive #157. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "D-13 - Instant Guide - Orig. - Master Material - Mag. Track 1, 2 & 3 - 1973" Notes throughout, including "May I help", "Detroit - S.F. - S.M. - Oak", "A-18", "A-16", "375,000", "Where located", and "Plus one"
box 573, case 2

The Synanon People Ranch: Titles: Camera Original yrlsc_342_573_002 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:51)175 feet
Physical Description: Slightly sticky emulsion. Warping near tail, including section crumpled into center of original reel.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_573_002 contains two reels (a and b) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between.

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Synanon archive #195a-b. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "Titles (working) - A Synanon Film & Copyright 1972-1973 Orig." Title: "The Synanon People Ranch / Copyright 1972, Synanon Foundation, Inc. All Rights Reserved" followed by sequence of just copyright line. Black and white text printed onto color film stock.
box 573, case 3

"Synanon Law Lecture #2: Dan Garrett": Composite Reversal Print (Reel 1 of 2) yrlsc_342_573_003 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:30:33)1100 feet
Physical Description: Some rough edges, but no perfs broken or torn. Small tears in soundtrack edge approx. 300' into reel. Occasional grease pencil marks. Some redox blemishes at tail.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_573_003 and 573_004 were found in box together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #158a. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on lid and side: "A-40-2 - [...] Lec. #2 - Orig. - Pic. - 16mm - B&W - 1973" Video to film transfer. Starts with wide shot of stage "Synanon Research University" and then all medium close-up on lecturer. Likely image component to yrslc_342_576_010.
box 573, case 4

"Synanon Law Lecture #2: Dan Garrett": Composite Reversal Print (Reel 2 of 2) yrlsc_342_573_004 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:07:38)275 feet
Physical Description: Hand-drawn sync mark at head. Uncut film.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_573_003 and 573_004 were found in box together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #158b. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on lid and side: "A-40-2 - [...] Lec. #2 - Orig. - Pic. - 16mm - B&W - 1973" Video to film transfer. Starts with snow and calibration light. Finishes lecture and ends with wide shot and back of crowd. Likely image component to yrlsc_342_720_015.
box 573, case 5

Santa Monica Wedding: Camera Original yrlsc_342_573_005 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film)
Physical Description: Emulsion slightly sticking to itself during unwinding.

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Rehoused. Cleaned sticky tape residue on original head leader. yrlsc_342_573_005, 006, and 007 were found in box together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #156a. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "CFI Original - Do Not Project" and "Santa Monica Wedding - Orig. - Pic. - 1973" Likely film of Synanon wedding ceremony in Santa Monica in 1973, one year after the main Synanon Wedding Festival in northern California in 1972. Group on beach at golden hour - very beautiful! Procession on beach outside Del Mar building. Gathered on top of Del Mar building: couples embracing, kissing. Inside, sitting in circle. Ceremony inside with mostly floral print clothes. Many out of focus shots.
box 573, case 6

Santa Monica Wedding: Audio yrlsc_342_573_006 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 1/4 inch audiotape)

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yrlsc_342_573_005, 006, and 007 were found in box together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #156b. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "CFI Original - Do Not Project" and "Santa Monica Wedding - Orig. - Pic. - 1973" Box labeled: "No content" but unclear if the tape is actually blank.
box 573, case 7

Santa Monica Wedding: Audio yrlsc_342_573_007 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 1/4 inch audiotape)

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yrlsc_342_573_005, 006, and 007 were found in box together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #156c. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "CFI Original - Do Not Project" and "Santa Monica Wedding - Orig. - Pic. - 1973" Box labeled: "No content" but unclear if the tape is actually blank.
box 573, case 8

Upward Mobility: Mag Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_573_008 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:15:16)550 feet
Physical Description: Segments originally loosely taped together, now properly tape spliced. Some dusty tape residue remains. Redox blemishes occasionally throughout due to original tape. Segment of mag stripe (single perf) in first half of reel, Kodak TXR 52 Safety stock.

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Synanon archive #155. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "A-10 - Upward Mobility - Orig. - Pic. - 16mm - B&W - 1973" Tail leader: "Tail (PFH) - Synanon - 'A10 CED-SM'" Head leader: "(Roll #1) - Synanon - Head (PFH)" Young men receiving and giving haircuts. Sitting in group, possibly a Game? Exercising on beach outside Del Mar building.
box 573, case 9

Bay to Breakers: Work Print yrlsc_342_573_009 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:22:13)800 feet
Physical Description: All image is black and white, so unsure if Eastman ECO film (color) is just print-through or black and white image has been printed onto color stock.

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Rehoused. Blank "b" film found in can discarded for lack of content.

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Synanon archive #177a. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "A-41 Bay to Breakers - W.P. - Pic. - 16MM - B&W - 1973" Synanon runs Bay to Breakers in San Francisco in 1973. First 100' appear to be print of color original yrlsc_342_722_007. Latter 700' appear to be print of color original yrlsc_342_721_001.
box 573, case 10

Synanon History Lecture #1: Work Print yrlsc_342_573_010 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:27:46)1000 feet
Physical Description: Harvey lecturing sections are video to film transfer with variable density soundtrack printed onto double perf film. Some indentations between sprocket holes indicate misaligned projection at some point. Big tear approximately 800 feet into reel previously repaired with opaque off-white tape. Some isolated instances of broken perfs. Splices in general are sloppy, have gaps. Grease pencil markings at head.

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Synanon archive #154. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "A-40-I - Synanon History Lec #I - [...] - W.P. - Outtakes - Pic. - 16mm - B&W - 1973 - Audience shots" Video to film transfer of lecture on Synanon history at Synanon Research University in 1973. Intercuts lecturing with shots of audience (appear to be originally shot on film). Likely workprint for yrlsc_342_582_009 and yrlsc_342_582_010.
box 575, case 1

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_001 1973

Instant guide to Synanon : a compilation of the most frequently asked questions about our Foundation

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color faded. Original tape splice has gap in between. Many perf tears near head, some repaired with edge tape, others (less severe) not. Some indentations between perfs throughout indicate possible misalignment of projector sprockets.

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Rehoused. Reinforced one cement splice with tape. Pale yellow residue at very beginning (before countdown) that has mostly been removed, but some residue remains.

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Synanon archive #318. In can with Synanon Films label: "Title: Instant Guide to Synanon / Running time: 8:45 / Feet 313 / Color" and "Audio visual #17 duplicate." Side of can labeled: "115/16 - Instant Guide to Synanon" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 575, case 2

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_002 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color faded. Reinforced cement splice with tape. Some edge repair tape previously applied at head to fix torn perfs. Bloop patch at cement splice fell off during inspection.

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Synanon archive #319. Inside can with Synanon Films label: "Title: Instant Guide to Synanon / No. 52-3 / Property of Synanon Foundation Inc. / Running time: 8:45 min / Feet: 313 / Color" and "Duplicate #17 - Instant Guide to (S)" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 575, case 3

Camera and Film Tests: Mag Camera Original yrlsc_342_575_003 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Base side significantly scratched. Switches between silent double perf and mag stripe single perf. Some broken perfs at splice of first switch. Also printed on edge: "EKco H 9/72"

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Synanon archive #271. Side of can labeled: "Camera + Film Tests - Color (Aug 72)" Camera and film development tests mostly shot outside in daylight, on the street or in a parking lot. Some shots inside. Mostly of people holding slates or grey cards and a little bit walking around. Handwritten labels in between each segment indicate development changes, such as "Dev. normal," "Push 1 stop," or "Push 2 stops"
box 575, case 4

Behind the Scenes at Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_004 circa 1965

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Occasional torn perfs throughout. Scratching worse at head. Tape splice with significant gap left.

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Synanon archive #307. In can with Synanon Films label: "Title: Behind the Scenes at Synanon - Trailer 'Synanon' / No. 17-3 / Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc. / Running time: 5 min / Feet: 178' / Black and white" and "Duplicate of #17-4 #3." Side of can labeled: "H 15/3 Behind the Scenes at Synanon" Behind the scenes of 1965 Synanon feature film. Features Synanon House, actors from the movie, and Chuck Dederich.
box 575, case 5

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_575_005 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Beautiful color! Base scratching throughout.

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Synanon archive #312. In can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: Synanon Wedding Festival - 1972 / Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 16: / Feet: 589' / Color" and "Duplicate Wedding Festival #58" Side of can labeled: "45/2 Synanon Wedding Festival" Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 575, case 6

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_006 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Scratching throughout, otherwise in good condition.

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Synanon archive #285. Inside can with Palmer Film Services: "Title: Synanon's People Ranch / Property of: "Synanon Foundation, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 16: / Feet: 606' / Black and white." Side of can labeled: "40/5 People Ranch" Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 575, case 7

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_007 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Occasional torn perfs throughout. Some scratches and minor damage around cement splice.

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Synanon archive #287. Inside can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: Synanon, The People Ranch (1972) / Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 16:30 / Feet; 600 / Black and white." Side of can labeled: "103/14 People Ranch" Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 575, case 8

Children of Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_008 1968

Creator: Lester, Howard
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Minor emulsion scratches and slightly stiff film.

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Synanon archive #301. Note on can: "The green protective leader broke off this film. It needs a new one. " and "Duplicate of audio visual #4." Side of can labeled: "H26/3 Children of Synanon" Bottom of can labeled: "Children of Synanon by Howard Lester #27-3 / 71-042 / Howard Lester - [...]" and "Projectionist: The academy leader is part of the film and is intended to be seen. Begin projection before academy leader." Documentary on children living at Synanon and going to school. Playing the Game. Directed by Howard Lester with assistance from Chick Strand.
box 575, case 9

Children of Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_575_009 1968

Creator: Lester, Howard
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Film slightly warping and brittle. Made crackling noise as the film settled during unwinding.

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Synanon archive #302. Can labeled: "Children of Synanon - Duplicate film of list no. 4" and "Projectionist: Note: Academy leader is part of the film, it is intended to be shown" Documentary on children living at Synanon and going to school. Playing the Game. Directed by Howard Lester with assistance from Chick Strand.
box 575, case 10

Synanon Commercial #1: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_575_010 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)75 feet
Physical Description: Stressed, stretched, and torn perforations throughout film, almost every perf. Light scratching throughout on both sides.

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Synanon archive #314. Label on reel: "#65 - Duplicate Synanon Commercial" Commercial for Synanon. Appears to mostly consist of still photographs of people at Synanon. End card: "Synanon Open House - Saturday 8:30 pm - San Francisco-Oakland"
box 576, case 1

Basic Training: Composite Print yrlsc_342_576_001 circa 1975

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 Super 8mm film; Duration: 00:07:30)150 feet

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Rehoused. Originally in Super 8 cartridge.

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Labeled: "Basic Training #13"
box 576, case 2

"Flag Ceremony at Candlestick Park": Reversal Print yrlsc_342_576_002 circa 1976

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 Super 8mm film; Duration: 00:03:45)75 feet
Physical Description: Blue color cast to entire film.

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In Kodachrome Duplicate Film box: "Flag ceremony at Candle-Stick Park in San Francisco - July 4, 1976 - 100 Syn People"
box 576, case 3

Unlabeled audio reel yrlsc_342_576_003 undated

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 1/4 inch audiotape)

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box 576, case 4

"Musicians": Camera Original yrlsc_342_576_004 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 Super 8mm film; Duration: 00:02:30)50 feet

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Additional edge info: "EKco P 5/72"
box 576, case 5

"Children at Play": Camera Original yrlsc_342_576_005 circa 1970

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 8mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)25 feet

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Home movie. Original label: "B+W - Strangers - Children at Play - Swimming" and "[...] wife playing with the kids in ranch + program." and "She who must be IRU shooting - zoom!"
box 576, case 6

"Children at Play": Camera Original yrlsc_342_576_006 undated

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 8mm film; Duration: 00:04:1050 feet
Physical Description: A few torn perfs at head. Emulsion scratch throughout. Rough film edges, but not many tears throughout.

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Home movie. Original label: "B+W - Strangers - Children at Play - Swimming" and "[...] wife playing with the kids in ranch + program." and "She who must be IRU shooting - zoom!"
box 576, case 7

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Print yrlsc_342_576_007 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Faded print with some scratching throughout.

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Printed-in handwriting at head: "Synanon - MG - Synanon Wedding Festival - Color - Heads - Synanon Prod 'D- [cut off]" Printed-in handwriting at tail: "Synanon Wedding Festival" Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 576, case 8

The Synanon People Ranch: Work Print yrlsc_342_576_008 circa 1967-1970

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: RF foil cue tabs stuck on film throughout. Edge numbers printed onto emulsion side. Many different film stocks, single and double perf, edited together. Some sections more scratched than others.

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Synanon archive #123. Silent work print of "The Synanon People Ranch." Black and white reversal cement-spliced together. Opening and ending titles included.
box 576, case 9

People Ranch yrlsc_342_576_009 undated

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 35mm film)

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box 576, case 10

Synanon Law Lecture #2: Dan Garrett: Fullcoat Mag (Reel 1 of 2) yrlsc_342_576_010 undated

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:27:46)1000 feet

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Rehoused. Difficult to achieve smooth wind due to advanced warping of reel.

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Synanon archive #178.
box 576, case 11

"Erotic 8mm Film c. 1965": Print yrlsc_342_576_011 circa 1965

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 8mm film; Duration: 00:20:50)250 feet
Physical Description: Very low quality print with a lot of scratching on both base and emulsion. Many torn perfs at head.

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box 576, case 12

Synanon on Film - August 1972: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_576_012 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:14:35)525 feet
Physical Description: Signs of projector trouble approx. 1/2 through reel: many torn perfs, tear in film previously repaired with splice time, scratches. Base scratch at this point as large squiggle across entire frame.

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Scope and Contents

Part of internally distributed newsreels. Topics covered, separated by fades to black, include "Hot Time in the Hut," swimming, "Sherrifs and Deputies Move In" (in San Francisco), kayaking, and young women working on the ranch.
box 576, case 13

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_576_013 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:14:35)525 feet
Physical Description: Ektachrome reversal print, though not identified as such in edge information. Color is beautiful. Minor scratching on both sides, though mostly regular projector wear in sprocket area. Portion of missing frame previously repaired with splice tape, leaving gap in film (supported solely with tape). Series of cement splices and minor perf damage at head, suggesting projector damage previously mitigated.

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Synanon archive #284. Printed-in handwriting at head: "Synanon Wedding Festival - Synanon - Prod. 'D-6' - 'C' Roll". Printed-in handwriting at tail: "Synanon 'Wedding Festival' CAP R-1B P/S - Tail Foot - Synanon 'B' D-6" Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 578, case 1

Instant Guide to Synanon: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_001 circa 1970-1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Film slightly sticking to itself during unwinding. Great color. Reinforced one cement splice with tape.

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Synanon archive #265. In Consolidated Film Industries box labeled "1 lite WP" on lid, "D-13 - 'Instant Guide' - Orig. - Out Takes - Live Action Roll #I + II - 1973" on side. Expansion of footage for most live-action scenes in "Instant Guide," including hand dialing in phone booth, Club Casa del Mar Synanon building, child care, car maintenance, monkey testing, San Francisco and Oakland Synanon buildings, scenes on Ranch.
box 578, case 2

Instant Guide to Synanon: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_002 circa 1972-1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Reversal print

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Synanon archive #264. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on side: "D-13 - Instant Guide - W.P. - Color & B&W Live Action - Trims & Out Takes - 1973" Mostly Ranch footage, some of which was used in "Instant Guide." Footage of San Francisco and Oakland Synanon buildings appears to be copied from yrlsc_342_578_001. At very head of film appears to be originally scratched segment for the halos that animate above Synanon members for one scene in "Instant Guide"
box 578, case 3

Instant Guide to Synanon: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_003 circa 1970-1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:19:26)700 feet
Physical Description: Reversal print. Some minor perf tears throughout. Grease pencil marks on some splices. Some footage spliced in upside down.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #264. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on side: "D-13 - Instant Guide - W.P. - Color & B&W Live Action - Trims & Out Takes - 1973" Mostly live action footage from "Instant Guide," including shot of Detroit Synanon building. Some outtakes of animated segments at end of reel, including telephone image and question marks. Shots of slates including for some segments, especially animated ones. "
box 578, case 4

Synanon History Lecture #1: Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_004 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Tape splices all have some degree of overlapping film, at most one frame. Camera original, but only in terms of filming original video material.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_578_004 and yrlsc_342_578_005 originally found in can together and rehoused separately with separate unique IDs.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #270a. Side of can labeled: "D-7 Synanon Lec. #1 [...] - Orig. - Outs - B&W - 1973" Video to film transfer of lecture on Synanon history at Synanon Research University in 1973. Footage is mostly of lecturer speaking, but footage is occasionally interrupted by video tracking errors, causing a hand to interject into the frame to recalibrate.
box 578, case 5

Synanon History Lecture #1: Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_005 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:01:23)50 feet
Physical Description: Tape splices all have some degree of overlapping film, at most one frame. Camera original, but only in terms of filming original video material.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_578_004 and yrlsc_342_578_005 originally found in can together and rehoused separately with separate unique IDs.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #270b. Side of can labeled: "D-7 Synanon Lec. #1 [...] - Orig. - Outs - B&W - 1973" Video to film transfer of lecture on Synanon history at Synanon Research University in 1973. Footage is mostly of lecturer speaking, but footage is occasionally interrupted by video tracking errors, causing a hand to interject into the frame to recalibrate.
box 578, case 6

Camp Badger: Synanon in the Sierra: Title yrlsc_342_578_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)75 feet

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #267. Inside metal can labeled on side: "Badger Title w/ & without Copywrite 1973 Pic Original" Consists only of blue title on black background: "Camp Badger: Synanon in the Sierra"
box 578, case 7

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_007 circa 1969-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:20:50)750 feet
Physical Description: Color quality poorer in 1969 Ektachrome segments (maybe slightly faded?).

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_578_007 and 578_008 were found in box together and rehoused separately with individual unique IDs.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #262. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on top: "D-6 - Wedding Festival - Orig. - Out Takes.- Pic. - 16MM - Color - 1973 - Roll #3" Same information on side of box. Silent footage from the Wedding Festival film. Contains significantly more material than included in finished film, especially of dancing in low light sequence at end of finished film.
box 578, case 8

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_578_008 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:06:56)250 feet

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Originally housed as one reel with leader separating unique IDs alphabetically (and labeled). Reel has been assigned one unique ID for simplicity in 2020. yrlsc_342_578_007 and 578_008 were found in box together and rehoused separately with individual unique IDs.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #262. Inside Consolidated Film Industries box labeled on top: "D-6 - Wedding Festival - Orig. - Out Takes.- Pic. - 16MM - Color - 1973 - Roll #3" Same information on side of box. Wedding Festival footage and outtakes of titles.
box 579, case 1

Magic Flute: Composite Print yrlsc_342_579_001 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:18:03)650 feet
Physical Description: Film starts abruptly, may be missing footage at head.

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Scope and Contents

Box labeled: "A-42 - Magic Flute Opera - Orig. - Video to Film - Pic. - 16mm - B+W - 1973" and "Synanon Original 22714 - Magic Flute - Video to Film - Opera"
box 579, case 2

Oakland Trip Break: Camera Original yrlsc_342_579_002 circa 1967-1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:23)590 feet
Physical Description: Torn perf toward head.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #187a. Box: "F 13 Trip Orig. & Workprint 187. Bag: ORIG DO NO PROJECT." Clapboard Credits - Title: Oakland Trip Break Editor: [...] Camera: Bolex I Date: 12-31-71 Cameraman: [...]
box 579, case 3

Oakland Trip Break: Work Print yrlsc_342_579_003 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:23)590 feet

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Rehoused. Work print contained a number of temporary tape splices that left residue. Cleaned & respliced.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #187b. Box: "F 13 Trip Orig. & Workprint 187."
box 579, case 4

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Fullcoat Mag Track 1 yrlsc_342_579_004 undated

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: The film exhibits extreme cupping, warping, and is fairly brittle. Deformation from hardened tape adhesive. Noticeable vinegar smell.

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Box labeled: "D-6 Wedding Festival Orig. Master: Work Print + Mag. #1 Pic. + Track 16MM Color 1972" Leader labeled: "SYNANON WEDDING TRACK 1 HEAD / VOICE - KTVU COMMERCIAL TAIL (on additionally spliced on material)" Not the final sound mix - contains music & recorded live audio, does not have the narration. / Commercial for Synanon spliced to end.
box 579, case 5

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Work Print yrlsc_342_579_005 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: The workprint has a number of splices using what looks like scotch tape, plus additional scotch tape reinforcements over cement splices. Too many to remove & redo at this time. / Editor note on leader towards tail of work print (record). Workprint is a dupe - edge codes noted are ektachrome EFB and Eastman Safety Film, unclear which one is original filmstock. First wind-through was very sticky (emulsion).

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Box labeled: "D-6 Wedding Festival Orig. Master: Work Print + Mag. #1 Pic. + Track 16MM Color 1972" Leader labeled: "*HEAD* WEDDING PIC - W.P. / WEDDING D.6 WORKPRINT TAILS"
box 579, case 6

Charlie Hamer yrlsc_342_579_006 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:26:23)950 feet
Physical Description: Film warping and slightly brittle due to mag stripe.

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Synanon archive #118a. Palmer Film Services paper bag: "Title: A21 Charlie - Property of: Synanon - Contents: Orig - EDJE# BC0200-BC1138 - L#15890". Consolidated Film Industries box: A-21-Charlie Hamer - Orig. - Pic. - 1972" On a ranch, taking care of animals. Two blonde children - boy and girl. Some scenes may be in Synanon Oakland. Starts with basketball footage similar, if not identical, to yrlsc_342_721_002.
box 579, case 7

Synanon on Film - August 1973: Voice Track Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_579_007 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Noticeable vinegar smell. Film severely warped as winding through. Original splice tape could stand to be replaced.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #121b. Box labeled: "A - Aug. S.O.F. Orig. Master: Voice + Music Track Track 16 MM 1973: 121" Boxed together with other full coat mag track.
box 579, case 8

Synanon on Film - August 1973: Music Track Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_579_008 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Noticeable vinegar smell. Film severely warped as winding through. Original splice tape could stand to be replaced.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #121a. Box labeled: "A - Aug. S.O.F. Orig. Master: Voice + Music Track Track 16 MM 1973: 121"
box 579, case 9

Upward Mobility: Work Print yrlsc_342_579_009 undated

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film)

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box 581, case 1

Thickened Light Day: Mag Camera Original yrlsc_342_581_001 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:48)425 feet
Physical Description: Mix of mag stripe sound (majority) and some silent double perf. All b&w.

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Scope and Contents

Rehoused previously by UCLA staff with note added: "Thickened Light Day - Orig. - Pic. - 1972" added to lid. Footage of some kind of outdoor festival, with music, clowns, facepainting, and more. "Thickened Light" comes from an Emerson quote and appears to have been adopted by Synanon and used as the basis of an internal holiday, Thickened Light Day. "Thickened Light Demonstration" shown with elaborate diagrams on chalkboard. Synanon water tower indicates San Francisco.
box 581, case 2

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_581_002 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:15:58)575 feet

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Scope and Contents

Inside metal can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: Synanon, The People Ranch (1972) / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. [...] / Running time: 16:30 / Feet: 600 / Black and White / Sound" Also labeled "Archives Film Circulation Library" and "Orig # 40-10 Print (S) The People Ranch / Audit #27 and visual tapes." Note inside can indicating dates film was shown (with some signatures of who showed it). Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 581, case 3

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Composite Print yrlsc_342_581_003 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Very color faded. Big tear occurred during inspection, repaired with tape. Heavy, continuous scratches are worse at head and lighten up slightly throughout reel. Moldy film visible on original wind.

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Scope and Contents

Label on can: "Synanon Foundation Inc. / [...] / Title: 1972 Synanon Wedding Festival / Number: 45-8 / Running Time: 16 min. / Feet: 606 / Color / Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc." Same label on metal reel. Other labels on can: "Audio/Visual #58 / Wedding Festival" and "45/8 Synanon Wedding Festival." Festival for mass wedding held in Walker Creek Ranch on August 6, 1972, with 72 couples involved. Includes Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 581, case 4

The Mechanical Dolls: Camera Original yrlsc_342_581_004 1974

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Appears to be camera original, but has been edited into narrative.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #152. Palmer Film Services label: "The Mechanical Dolls - Synanon House - [...] - about 8 min - 1974" Appears to be amateur film of dolls coming to life.
box 581, case 5

The Ids: Camera Original yrlsc_342_581_005 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Appears to be camera original film, but has been edited into narrative.

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Synanon archive #153. "The Ids - [...] - 1972" Full film with titles about flirtatious people and their "ids" in a Synanon coffee shop. Produced by the Synanon School Department of Film.
box 581, case 6

"KGO-TV Synanon Wedding Festival": Mag Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_581_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:10:25)375 feet
Physical Description: Significant deterioration to magnetic stripe soundtrack. Material has stuck to film layer underneath and peeled off, removing the soundtrack from its original position. Soundtrack subsequently likely unlistenable or very degraded. Film on original wind was stiff and bricklike, likely due to soundtrack fusing film layers together. Great reversal color with light base scratching.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #147. Inside metal can labeled: "Spliced Synanon Wedding 8-7-72 Outs - Projectable" and "Box - KGO-TV Outs Reel 2" Side of can labeled: "D-6 Wedding KGO Orig (RL-2) (Ceremony - Dance - Hoopla)" Wedding Festival footage, but appears to not be part of "Wedding Festival" film, due to being filmed by KGO-TV from San Francisco. Starts with wedding ceremony, but second half is mostly footage of "hoopla" dance party outside (in daylight) that followed the ceremony. "Synanon on Film" camerapeople visible in shots.
box 581, case 7

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_581_007 circa 1969-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Occasional light scratches.

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Rehoused. Combined sections of film previously only loosely taped together. White leader slug in between.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #256. Inside can labeled: "D-6 W-9 Wedding - Orig Outs Pic - Never Workprinted 1972" Setting up festival area or other general preparation for "Wedding Festival." Meat preparation. Footage of dance during Wedding Festival. Many shots have color balance incorrect or cut off heads and/or feet, indicating likely reasons these are outtakes.
box 581, case 8

Oakland Trip Break: Camera Original yrlsc_342_581_008 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:51)175 feet
Physical Description: Sharp, beautifully exposed black and white. 24fps

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #146. Side of can labeled: "A-10-Oakland Trip - Orig. - Pic. - 1972" Lid labeled: "Unreleased footage." Possibly refers to a "Trip" which functioned as extended Games over one weekend (48 hours). Footage shows people in white robes interacting with crowd of other people in street clothes. All celebrating, hugging, kissing, smiling, dancing to music. Panel of people also visible, many wearing different robes and Chuck Dederich in overalls.
box 581, case 9

Badger Trucking: Mag Camera Original yrlsc_342_581_009 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Slight warping perhaps due to mag stripe sound decomposition, though soundtrack appears to be in good shape.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #148. Inside Palmer Film Services paper bag labeled: "Property of: Synanon / Contents: Orig / EDJE # AC0000-AC0397 L# 15990" Inside metal can labeled on side: "A-26 - Badger Trucking - Orig - Pic 72" Synanon-branded truck loading equipment / supplies into Badger ranch, likely for construction. Tractor and other construction equipment. Synanon residents loading / unloading.
box 581, case 10

Badger Trucking: Work Print yrlsc_342_581_010 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:10:25)375 feet
Physical Description: Some tape reside at head from original tape label on roll.

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #150. Side of can labeled: "A-26 Badger Trucking - W.P. - Pic. - 72 -" Palmer Film Services label on lid with no further information. Synanon-branded truck loading equipment / supplies into Badger ranch, likely for construction. Tractor and other construction equipment. Synanon residents loading / unloading. Silent copy of yrlsc_342_581_009.
box 581, case 11

Ground Breaking: Work Print yrlsc_342_581_011 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet

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Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #151. Side of can labeled: "A-40 - Ground Breaking - W.P. - Pic - 1972" Lid of can labeled with information for "Legal Suit," possibly indicating can was reused from something related to yrlsc_342_722_010. Construction equipment on ranch. Digging. Men in overalls. Likely related, if not copy of, to yrlsc_342_582_004. Same "A-24 Girl Slobs" at tail.
box 581, case 12

The Synanon People Ranch: Outtakes yrlsc_342_581_012 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Light scratching throughout, though some visible scratches are printed-in, not on the film itself. Redox blemishes throughout from original tape.

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Rehoused. Many small segments of film previously connected with small pieces of tape and now combined with leader slug in between. Repaired with splicing tape one bend/tear in film near head introduced through poor wind that left head untaped and crumpled slightly in the can. yrlsc_342_581_012 contains two reels (a & b) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive 257a. Inside can labeled: "D-5 A-People Ranch - Orig. - Outs - Pic. - 1972" On ranch, group with motorcycles outside. Dederich with group, talking and gesturing. People eating intercut with horses and other animals eating. Classroom scenes, chalkboard.
box 581, case 13

Lighting With Quartz: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_581_013 1970

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:43)350 feet
Physical Description: Uncut film. Film is black and white printed on color stock that has now slightly faded.

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Rehoused. Repaired one tear with splice tape.

Scope and Contents

Can labeled: "0 2 Lighting With Quartz" Reel labeled: "Lighting with Quartz 1970" SMPTE countdown at head. Animated opening title: "Lightweight Lighting / 30 Jun 70" Credits end with line "We're all goin' to jail." Men in U.S. Army uniforms (those identified in the credits) demonstrating using Lowell Quartz 2 Kit for lighting a sound stage for filming. Appears to be instructional film and includes close-ups on light equipment and light meter.
box 582, case 1

Children's Summer Camp: Camera Original yrlsc_342_582_001 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:25:00)900 feet

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Rehoused. Two reels combined & separated with leader.

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01a: "A33 Children's Summer Camp." "Synanon - W.O. #13696 - 'Kids' Original" 01b: A33 Kids original (was workprinted 1st).
box 582, case 2

Synanon's 10th Anniversary: Print yrlsc_342_582_002 circa 1968

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Uncut film. Printed-in edge info "Kodak N 82 Safety Film" with 1965 date code (square circle).

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Printed-in handwriting at head: "10th Anniversary - #29 - Synanon - Head (PFT)." Same info at tail.
box 582, case 3

Tomales Construction: Work Print yrlsc_342_582_003 circa 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:01:23)50 feet
Physical Description: Black and white images, but perhaps printed onto color film stock? Reversal. Only scratches are sprocket wear.

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Synanon archive #183. "E-16 Tomales Construction - Workprint - Pic - 1973" Cows in shadow or out of focus, filmed from barn. Likely filmed in Tomales Bay, Marin County where Synanon owned land and built ranches.
box 582, case 4

Walker Creek Construction: Camera Original and Work Print yrlsc_342_582_004 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:12:21)445 feet
Physical Description: Dot matrix "STOP" printed in at head (over image). A few frames later, two small holes punched in frame at head. Camera issues near tail causing frames to blur out of proper registration. Frame counts printed on edge of film. / Significant base scratching primarily on one of the sprocket sides (and therefore not in the image much). Light emulsion scratching in middle of frame. / Uncut film. / Some tape residue on film from original tape. Printed in edge information: "Ektachrome EFB 7 Safety Film" with same date code. / Base scratching mostly on edges with sprocket holes. / Likely camera issues causing frames to blur out of proper registration. Single frames of black leader have been spliced in between throughout reel, possibly to replace blurred frames. / Mostly black film with short segments of content near tail. Single black frames have been interpolated. Due to fleeting nature of film segments, stock could only be identified as from Kodak without further information about stock or date. Likely 1972.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_582_004 contains seven reels (a-g) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between.

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Synanon archive #133a-g. Inside plastic can labeled: "A-36 - W.C. Construction - Orig. + W.P. - Pic - 1972" Aerial shots of Golden Gate Bridge and the Walker Creek ranch. / Construction equipment at ranch. Men in overalls digging into dirt with shovels. / Duplicate of part a. / "Construct - Wk Print" / Pouring cement at ranch. / Building construction. / "6.00 NET"
box 582, case 5

The Synanon People Ranch: Work Print yrlsc_342_582_005 circa 1969-1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Beginning and end titles have emulsion flipped compared to remainder of film. Some cement splices and one tear required reinforcing with tape during inspection. Others had been previously repaired with tape. Some torn perfs and damage to single perf black leader used for spacing (but then run through double perf system). Edge damage mostly previously repaired with tape. Kodachrome stock only using for black leader spacing.

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Rehoused. Film snapped during winding. Repaired with splice tape.

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Synanon archive #143. "D-5 - People Ranch - W.P. - Pic - 1972" From a generation before end titles were superimposed to image of Chuck Dederich. Instead, they appear at the end on their own.
box 582, case 6

Chinatown Must Change Now: Composite Print yrlsc_342_582_006 1969

Creator: Aiches, Marilynn
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:15:38)563 feet
Physical Description: Infrequent stickers throughout for editing or timing, perhaps. Low contrast image.

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Synanon archive #186. In Palmer Film Services paper bag inside can. Bag labeled: "Title 'Chinatown Must Change Now' - Property of Marilynn Aiches - Feet: 563 - Black and White - (1) 7302 B.+W. Electro Sound Release Print - Client's old answer print" Student film made about protests at San Francisco State College (University, now) in fall 1968. Focuses on student group Intercollegiate Chinese for Social Action and their combination with Third World Liberation Front. Directed by Marilynn Aiches with David Hilberman (The Synanon People Ranch and othersl) as faculty advisor. This may explain why this is in the collection. No information about film available online.
box 582, case 7

Experiments in Living: Camera Original yrlsc_342_582_007 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_582_007 and yrlsc_342_582_008 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #140. "A-16 - Experiments in Living - Orig. Pic - Mag. - 1972" Coffeemaking for group of people. Synanon building (unsure of location). Sign on door: "The New Born Experience - Everyone Welcome." People taking care of babies. People talking in living room environment. Shots of same people walking in or out of an interior door. Communal dinner scene. All lit and exposed well.
box 582, case 8

Experiments in Living: Mag Camera Original yrlsc_342_582_008 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:01:23)50 feet

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Rehoused. Small segment of clear film with mag stripe found in can and attached to tail of this reel with leader in between based on belief that it had previously been taped to the end. Tape splices made only on emulsion side to keep mag stripe exposed. yrlsc_342_582_007 and yrlsc_342_582_008 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #140. "A-16 - Experiments in Living - Orig. Pic - Mag. - 1972." Woman putting sheets on bed.
box 582, case 9

Synanon History Lecture #1: A Roll yrlsc_342_582_009 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:26:23)950 feet
Physical Description: Mix of sound (PXR, date code 1973) segments with silent (TXR, date code 1972). Cement splices are all strong, but some have slight corners coming up that were not taped over. Small cutouts between sprocket holes likely made for print timing.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_582_009 and yrlsc_342_582_010 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #185a. In metal can labeled: "A-40-1 [...] Synanon History Lec. - A&B Roll - Orig. - 1973" and "'Synanon History Lecture #1' - Synanon Orig A&B Ret. L#00638." Inside Palmer Film Services paper bag with no labeling. Synanon history lecture at Synanon Research University in 1973. Footage cuts between lecturing (with sound, appears to be video transfer to film) and audience listening (silent, appears to be film original).
box 582, case 10

Synanon History Lecture #1: B Roll yrlsc_342_582_010 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:29:10)1050 feet
Physical Description: Cement splice at head previously reinforced with splice tape.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_582_009 and yrlsc_342_582_010 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #185b. In metal can labeled: "A-40-1 [...] Synanon History Lec. - A&B Roll - Orig. - 1973" and "'Synanon History Lecture #1' - Synanon Orig A&B Ret. L#00638." Inside Palmer Film Services paper bag with no labeling. Film consists almost entirely of black leader between head title card: "The Synanon Foundation, Inc. presents Synanon History, a lecture by [...]. Copyright 1973 Synanon Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved" and tail title card: "Videotaped & produced by the film department of Synanon Foundation, Inc."
box 584, case 1

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_584_001 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:15:58)575 feet
Physical Description: Some scratching on print, but some scratches also appear to be printed in the image.

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Synanon archive #322. Inside metal can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: Synanon, The People Ranch (1972) - Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc. - [...] - Running time: 16:30 - Feed 600 - Black and White - Sound." Inside plastic shipping case: "From: Film/SF - People Ranch - For ... (crossed out) - 6/25/73 - SM Copy" and "audio visual duplicate" and "People Ranch - Santa Monica Copy" Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 584, case 2

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_584_002 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Mold visible on original wind. Very warped.

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Rehoused. Replaced poor tape splice connecting leader to head of film.

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Synanon archive #323. Side of can labeled: "103/15 People Ranch" Synanon Films label on can: "Title: Synanon's People Ranch - No. 40-15 - Property of [...] - Running time: 16:30 - Feet: 606' - Black & White" . Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 584, case 3

The Synanon People Ranch (Short Version): Composite Print yrlsc_342_584_003 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Many scratches throughout on both base and emulsion sides. Film slightly sticking to itself during unwinding. Attached SMPTE countdown is color faded, but the film itself is reversal black and white.

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Synanon archive #325. Side of plastic can labeled: "103/ 6 The People Ranch / Short / 1972". Palmer Film Services label on can: "Title: The People Ranch - Short Version / Property of Synanon Foundation / [...] / Running time: 10:40 - Feet: 385 / Black & White". Can also labeled: "Audio Visual 'The People Ranch'" Short version of promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 584, case 4

Triptych: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_584_004 circa 1969

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet

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Synanon archive #310. Metal can labeled: "0 1/1 Triptych" "Title: Triptych - Bill Wagner / Property of Wells Fargo Bank / Running Time: 8.5 min / Feet 303 / Color" and "Viewed by Helen + Marie / Not a (S) Film" Three short scenes shot around San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge shots) and featuring one man. Playing guitar. No title information on print beyond "Triptych" title card.
box 584, case 5

Treasure From the Sea: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_584_005 circa 1945

Creator: Walt Disney Productions.
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Very dirty print. Some tears in edge throughout. GREAT COLOR!

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Rehoused. Repaired one tear in blank film at head with splice tape.

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Metal reel labeled: "#2 Treasure From the Sea." Metal can labeled: "03 Treasure From the Sea" "#2 Treasure From the Sea / Do not remove from shop - [...]" and "Non (S) Film Audio/Visual #44 'Treasure From the Sea'" Animated sponsored film made by Disney for Dow Chemical to extol virtues of magnesium as lightweight metal for different applications.
box 584, case 6

"Catholic Imagery Footage": Camera Original yrlsc_342_584_006 circa 1963

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: Uncut film. Dot matrix punched at head: "727866706". Punched at tail: "TXR"

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Inside Kodak TXR 455 (Tri-X Reversal Movie Film) box. Handwritten: "Reel X" and labeled #21, "Non-(S) Film / Art Film #63." Develop before Jan 1965. Shots of various Catholic imagery, including a crucifix, cross, and the 1615 painting of St. Sebastian by Guido Reni. In various close-ups. Possibly all shot at one church?
box 586, case 1

"Wedding Festival News Footage": Mag Camera Original yrlsc_342_586_001 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Gevaert stock is only b/w countdown at head. Remainder of film is color reversal without edge information, perhaps Kodachrome? Bright color. Magnetic stripe in very poor condition, sticking to film underneath and in many cases, peeling off onto film underneath. At tail (center of original wind), majority of mag has peeled off.

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Rehoused. Six original masking tape joins replaced with tape splices and small slug in between. In keeping with original tape splices, new tape was only added to emulsion (non-mag) side. Stretch of original leader ~150' into reel, followed by tape label "Synanon 81 6." Tape was removed and film cleaned, though some residue remains.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #200. In padded "Jiffy" envelope address to [...], KSFO, [...]. KPIX 5 address label. Handwritten on label: "Wedding - Do Not Project." Postmarked in San Francisco, August 15, 1972. Appears to be news coverage from KPIX 5 (microphone visible in interviews) of the Wedding Festival. This footage does not appear to match that in "The Synanon Wedding Festival."
box 587, case 1

The House on the Beach: Composite Print (Reel 1 of 2) yrlsc_342_587_001 1965

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:30:33)1100 feet
Physical Description: Some minor rough edges, but nothing broken or torn. Repeated scuff on emulsion side. Uncut film. This print is from 1973.

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Synanon archive #276. Lid has Palmer Film Services label: "Title: "#18-5 House on the Beach - Reel 1 / Property of: Synanon Foundaction, Inc. / [...] / Running time: 52:20 / Black and white / Sound" Also labeled: "Archives Film Circulation Library" Side of can labeled: "18.5 House of the Beach / Reel 1" Original reel labeled: "Intertel #31 / House on The Beach R-1" Note inside can: "Purchased from University of Indiana July 1973" Documentary on Synanon produced in 1965 by Rediffusion Television and Intertel for distribution by WNET. More information on American Archive of Public Broadcasting website: https://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-20sqvd1d
box 587, case 2

The House on the Beach: Composite Print (Reel 2 of 2) yrlsc_342_587_002 1965

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:22:13)800 feet
Physical Description: Some minor rough edges, but nothing broken or torn. Repeated scuff on emulsion side. Uncut film. Silver mirroring on segment at tail, appears to be short bit of black acetate film spliced in as leader.

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Documentary on Synanon produced in 1965 by Rediffusion Television and Intertel for distribution by WNET.
box 587, case 3

Alcohol, Drugs or Alternatives: Composite Print yrlsc_342_587_003 circa 1975

Creator: Sandler Institutional Films
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:25:00)900 feet
Physical Description: Faded color. Light emulsion scratching on left side of image.

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Educational film produced by Sandler Institutional Films. Does not appear to have direct connection to Synanon except for subject matter. Study guide insert for film including content description, viewing objectives, topics for discussion, and related activities. Card specifying print was purchased new from Sandler Institutional Films for $300 ($330 list price, less "special preview discount" of $30). Card for mailing back preview evaluation to Sandler.
box 587, case 4

The Synanon People Ranch: Composite Print yrlsc_342_587_004 1972

Creator: Hilberman, David, 1911-2007
Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:40)600 feet
Physical Description: Emulsion scratches range from relatively light to medium throughout reel. Some rough edges near head, but nothing broken or torn. Removed yellow tape at head of film (printed leader), only tiny bit of residue remains. Redox blemishes where tape was.

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Printed-in handwriting at head and tail: "People Ranch - Synanon Foundation" Green original head leader: "The People Ranch" Promotional film depicting life in Synanon ranch.
box 587, case 5

Jazz Scene USA - Sounds of Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_587_005 1962

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:26:23)950 feet
Physical Description: Significantly warped throughout and fairly dirty. Light scratches visible. Small section of black leader spliced in ~400' into reel (possibly for commercial break). Inscribed changeover cues at tail. More frequent splices at head than throughout reel, but all splices are strong, cement. A few minor perf tears in head countdown.

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Printed-in handwriting at head and tail: "CBS-TVR Meadowlane Prod. Jazz Scene #7" and "CBS - Jazz Scene #7" Tail leader: "Jazz Scene / Sounds of Synanon" Episode #7 of TV series "Jazz Scene USA" produced by CBS Los Angeles. Hosted by Oscar Brown, Jr. Features Sounds of Synanon band playing in-studio, including guitarist Joe Pass. Kaleidoscope optical effect during one song. Brown explains Synanon with images and reel includes "Life at Synanon" segment, which appears to match content of "Synanon at 1351" reel (yrlsc_342_723_005) Band interviewed with Sounds of Synanon LP prominently displayed. Last song is "C.E.D." and a picture of Chuck Dederich is shown to introduce it.
box 589, case 1

Tannersville: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_589_001 circa 1968

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Many segments spliced together, might be jumbled out of chronological sequence, orientation and emulsion side switches throughout. Some perf tears.

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Synanon archive #206. Can labeled: "A-42 - Tannersville - Outtakes - Release Print - 1968" Sign: "Seminar 'Fish Bowl' 1pm Synanon." People talking in circle (playing Synanon Game?). Close-ups of someone's arm tattoos. Haircut. Likely all shot at Synanon's location in Tannersville, NY.
box 589, case 2

Synanon 4-H Club: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_589_002 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:19:26)700 feet
Physical Description: Trims were spliced together, several sections of edge damage and torn perfs. Damage from masking tape. Some tape residue remains at head. Many spots of redox blemishes throughout reel from tape originally used to connect trims.

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Synanon archive #216. Consists of many different rolls combined together with identifying leader slug in between. They are: 216a - 4-H Animals Outtakes 1972; 216b - Parade 1972 (4-H); 216c - 4-H Prep for Showing WP Out; 216d - 4-H WP Outs Eating at Fair; 216e - 4-H WP Outs Showing 1972 Show; 216f - 4-H Animals Outs; 216g - People and Animals Out; 216h - 4-H Kids Eating Outs; 216i - Working with Animals Out; 216j - A27 4-H WP Oat Animal Eating; 216k - A27 4-H Working With Animals; 216l - A27 4-H WP Out Parade '72; 216m - A27 4-H Audience Out; 216n - A27 4-H WP Out Animals Eating; 216o - A27 4-H WP Outs Audience '72; 216p - A27 4-H WP Outs Showing '72; 216q - A27 4-H WP Out 4-H Sign; 216r - A27 4-H Grooming Animals; 216s - Medals; 216t - Goats Out; 216u - A27 Goats Eating WP Out; 216v - A27 4H Child Eating WP Out; 216w - A27 WP Prep for Show; 216x - A27 4H Awards WP Outs 1972; 216y - A27 4H Children Eating; 216z - A27 4-H Sign Ranch W Out 1972; 216aa - WP Outs People of Interest; 216bb - 4-H WP Outs Teaching; 216cc - 4-H Showing Sheep Oats WP; 216dd - A-24 4-H WP Out Kidwork W/A.; 216ee - A27 4-H Parade WP Outs; 216ff - A27 4-H Children Dressing WP Outs; 216gg - A27 4H Misc. WP Outs 1972; 216hh - A27 4-H Judging Animals WP Out
box 589, case 3

Children's Summer Camp: Work Print yrlsc_342_589_003 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:27:46)1000 feet
Physical Description: Agfa dupe of Kodak Film. Three reels combined & separated with leader. Lots of temporary tape splices with residue - cleaned as best. Some grease pencil notation.

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Synanon archive #s 128a, 128b, 128c. Primarily same content as camera original, but additional color & unknown footage in final reel. Third reel, 128c, previous inspected & spliced together.
box 589, case 4

Jitney Bunch: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_589_004 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:16:48)605 feet
Physical Description: Appears that Eastman is print stock. Also printed on edges throughout are Kodak R 20 Safety Film (same date code) and Agfa Gevaert 1S 551. / Many short outtakes previously connected with flaking masking tape, occasionally labeled with trim number. Some tape residue remains and significant sites of redox blemishes, but sections have now been spliced together with short leader slugs in between. / Very loose original wind, falling off of two-inch core.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_589_004 contains three reels (a-c) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between. Removed small pieces of tape throughout, minor residue remains on film. Reinforced a couple cement splices with tape, including one that came apart during wind. Reattached segment of film at tail that had broken off.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #215. Can labeled: "A-14 - Jitney Bunch - W.P. - Outs - Pic. - 1972" Tape on roll: "A-14 - Workouts - Jitney Bunch - W.P. Outs - " Tape at head: "Workprint - Outtakes" Mental health facility. People talking in rooms, eating lunch. / Shots of Synanon branded Mazda - possibly titular jitney transporting Synanon members. Santa Monica Maxda license plate holder. Some signs throughout: "The Palomar Co." and "Acoustic Control Corporation" and "Lifestylers Cart"
box 589, case 5

Synanon on Film - April 1972: Camera Original yrlsc_342_589_005 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:07:38)275 feet
Physical Description: Some minor tears in perfs previously repaired with edge tape.

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Rehoused. Reinforced one cement splice during inspection, others may be weak.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #136b. Head leader: "April Synanon on Film - Pic Head Orig. 1972" First Anniversary in San Francisco, Synanon Camp - Badger, The Jitney Bunch ... Santa Monica (one frame title), birthday cake for Chuck followed by series of still shots of him, long list of credits at end.
box 589, case 6

"Wedding Festival Video Footage": Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_589_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:19:26)700 feet

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Rehoused. Reinforced one cement splice with tape. Connected two segments that had previously been attached loosely with tape (that came off). Segments now have leader slug in between.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #139. Palmer Film Services lid on can: "Title: Wedding Video Transfer - Property of Synanon - Running time: Complete - Black & White" Side of can: "Movie print of Wedding Video-tape" Video transfer to film with many instances of video distortion printed in. Features Wedding Festival (but not copy of "Wedding Festival" film). Instead, more casual perspective on event, with close-up interviews with many participants, including Chuck and Betty Dederich.
box 589, case 7

Cassette #2: Work Print yrlsc_342_589_007 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:15:16)550 feet
Physical Description: Editing notes throughout made with marker or grease pencil. Very dirty film.

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Synanon archive #170. Head leader: "Synanon: Cassette #2 Workprint Heads"
box 589, case 8

Cassette #2: B Roll yrlsc_342_589_008 circa 1970-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:20:08)725 feet
Physical Description: Mix of silent and mag stripe film. Some cement splices starting to feel weak.

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Synanon archive #169. Can labeled: "Cassette #2 - Synanon - B Roll Masterial Master Pic. 1973" Inside Palmer Film Services bag labeled: "Title: Cassette - Property of Synanon - Contents: B roll - 19966" Lots of black. Most content appears to be on A roll. Airplane. People outside Synanon Casa Del Mar building in Santa Monica. "Synanon's 4-H Club" title. "Synanon on Film" titles at tail.
box 589, case 9

Cassette #2: A Roll yrlsc_342_589_009 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:19:26)700 feet
Physical Description: Film switches between mag stripe and silent throughout. Only color (Kodachrome) section is title card for "Female Boot Camp," otherwise all black and white.

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Synanon archive #171. Can labeled: "Cassette #2 Synanon - Master Material - A-Roll - Pic. 1973" In Palmer Film Services paper bag labeled: "Title: "Cassette #2 - Property of Synanon - Contents: A roll - 19966" "Synanon on Film" titles at beginning. "Upward Mobility" title. "The Jitney Bunch...Santa Monica" title. People working in lab of some kind. Sign for "Acoustic Control Coporation." "Project Boot Camp...Tomales Bay" title. Men running. Footage of Synanon Game. 4-H Club footage. "Female Boot Camp" title.
box 589, case 10

Synanon on Film - April 1972: Work Print yrlsc_342_589_010 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:07:38)275 feet
Physical Description: Minor melt in film approx 40' in. Some broken perfs throughout, some previously repaired with splice tape and some not. Editing marks throughout made with grease pencil or marker.

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Synanon archive #136a. Tape at head: "SoF - April 72 - WP - Pic" Head leader: "Work Print April S.OF Head Picture" Same content as yrlsc_342_589_005, but with "Synanon on Film" titles at beginning and missing end credits.
box 719, case 1

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_719_001 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading, but not too extreme. Lots of blues and green remain. Otherwise, minor wear to image, but print is in great shape.

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Synanon Films label on original can, labeled: "#2 / Title: Instant Guide to Synanon / No. 115/18 / Running time: 8:45 / Feet: 313 / Color / Synanon Films [...]" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 719, case 2

"Wedding Festival Footage": Reversal Print yrlsc_342_719_002 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 Super 8mm film; Duration: 00:20:00)300 feet
Physical Description: First few feet at head crumpled and previously repaired with splice tape, likely due to jam in projector.

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Inside Kodak Movie Reel box & can. Handwriting printed in at head: "31081-0367" Shots of Chuck and Betty Dederich at wedding festival.
box 719, case 3

Public Service Spots: Synanon Foundation, Inc. yrlsc_342_719_003 undated

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 vinyl record)7 inch

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Spots from Natalie Wood and Chuck Connors.
box 719, case 4

Synanon Group Picture: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_004 circa 1962

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:05)75 feet
Physical Description: Tape splices are strong, but there are significant gaps between ends of film spliced together. In some cases, perf has been created in tape between film.

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Synanon archive #104. Palmer Film Services label on can: "....out-takes..... / Title: Group Picture - 1962 / Property of Synanon Foundation, Inc. - [...] / Running time: 2:52 W-9 / Silent Black & White" Side of can labeled: "12. Synanon Group Picture 1962" Group picture outside Synanon House at old National Guard armory building in Santa Monica.
box 719, case 5

Halloween Party: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_005 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet

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Synanon archive #184. Palmer Film Services label on can: "#34 Title: Halloween Party / Property of: Synanon - Lot by [...] / Running time: 12 min 20 sec / Feel: 143 / Black and white" Side of can labeled: "34. Halloween Party 1972" Note inside can: "Halloween Party - Oakland 1971 / Filming of poor quality and uninteresting"
box 719, case 6

Tomales Construction: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:06:56)250 feet

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Can labeled: "Earth moving at Walker - Laying cable at Ranch / Tomales Construction - Orig." Sign: "Thickened Sound Department of Music" Tomales Bay was one Synanon site, at the Marconi Estate.
box 719, case 7

Synanon on Film - December: Work Print yrlsc_342_719_007 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Pattern of stress on perfs and one tear missing one perf in last quarter of film. Eastman stock printed alongside Kodak stocks, unclear which is print stock and which may have been printed in from original.

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Synanon archive #134b. Side of can labeled: "A 25 + 35 - Dec. Synanon on Film - W.P. - Composite Track - Pic. - 1972" Dental care, baby care, Charles Dederich depicted.
box 719, case 8

Or Die: Composite Print yrlsc_342_719_008 circa 1967

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:18:45)675 feet
Physical Description: Slight cupping and brittleness. One tear and perf damage previously repaired with tape.

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Synanon archive #289. Synanon Films label on can: "Title: Or Die / No. 24-1 / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. / Running time: 18:00 / Black and White" Also labeled: "Archives Film Circulation Library" Features talk with "The Tunnel Back: Synanon" on table, possibly author Lewis Yablonsky?
box 719, case 9

Synanon Commercial #1: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_009 circa 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet

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Printed-in on tail: "'B' Roll - Synanon Commercial - Title 44-31" Head leader: "48-2 Synanon Foundation Commercial #1" Locations in San Francisco - Oakland
box 719, case 10

Aerial Footage of Ranch & Bay: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_010 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: Also printed on edge: EKco P 9/71

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Can labeled: "Audio/Visual #70 - Aerial Footage of Range + Bay" Very dark, underexposed footage.
box 719, case 11

"Blood Donation Footage": Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_011 circa 1967

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet

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Can labeled: "Audio/Visual #66 - Blood" Blood donation? Drawing blood.
box 719, case 12

Ranch Footage: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_012 circa 1970

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet
Physical Description: Also printed on edge: EKco P 9/71

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Can labeled: "Audio/Visual #73 - Aerial Footage of Bay + Ranch" Underexposed, dark.
box 719, case 13

Aerial Footage of Oakland and San Francisco: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_013 circa 1970

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: One significant emulsion scratch throughout reel. Edge information also includes: "EKco P 9/71"

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Can labeled: "F11 Oak: S.F." and "Audio/visual #72 - Aerial Footage of Oakland + SF" Aerial urban views. Appears to include Synanon's location at Athens Athletic Club in Oakland. Unsure of SF locations.
box 719, case 14

Oakland School: Camera Original yrlsc_342_719_014 undated

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: Regular indents on non-perf side from being projected in a silent, double-sprocket projector.

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Can labeled: "Audio/visual #62 - Oakland School" and "Trix Roll #2" Children at a school. Home movie.
box 719, case 15

Synanon on Film - December: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_719_015 1972

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Vinegar syndrome. Editing notes written on emulsion side near splices. One appears to connect portion of sound to "hatchery"

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Synanon archive #134a. Side of can labeled: "A 25 + 35 - Dec. Synanon on Film - W.P. - Composite Track - Pic. - 1972"
box 720, case 1

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_001 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading.

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Handwriting printed-in: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 2

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_002 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading. Oldest generation, but much more scratched. Bizarre two feet of label adhered toward head; came off during scanning & spread fine white dust but the rest of the adhesive residue won't come off.

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Printed-in handwriting at tail: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation". Stamped at head: "Permafilm Protected / Hollywood" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 3

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_003 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading. Very light scratches throughout.

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Handwriting printed-in: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation." Stamped at head: "Hollywood Permafilm Protected" Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 4

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_004 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading. It appears that the negative this print was made from had an emulsion scratch down one side. One instance of perf tear previously fixed with edge tape. Base scratches worse at head.

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Red "Do Not Rewind Film" leader at tail. Handwriting printed-in: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation." Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 5

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_005 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading. One perf torn out and previously repaired with edge tape.

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Red "Do Not Rewind Film" tail leader. Handwriting printed-in at tail: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation." Green "Synanon Department of Films" tail leader. Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 6

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_006 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:01)325 feet
Physical Description: Color fading. Run of stretched or torn perfs near tail, along with many splices (cement or tape). May be footage missing. Two small portions of metallic tape in between two perfs and covering part of the respective frames at ~75 and ~200' into reel. Significant emulsion scratch ~150' into reel.

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Red "Do Not Rewind Film" tail leader. Handwriting printed-in at tail: "Instant Guide to Synanon: Synanon Foundation." Green "Synanon Department of Films" head leader. Promotional film for Synanon styled as a Q&A.
box 720, case 7

Basic Training: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_007 circa 1975

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:07:38)275 feet
Physical Description: Color fading.

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Printed-in handwriting at head: "Synanon w/o 0185-004." Printed-in handwriting at tail: "TAILS TION SYNANON 'BASIC TRAINING #2'"
box 720, case 8

Basic Training: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_008 circa 1975

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: One minor perf tear at head. Besides that and color fade, print is immaculate. Uncut.

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Printed-in handwriting at tail: "W.O. 0185-004 'Basic Training' Synanon Foundation A-Wind Color Interneg." and "TAILS TION SYNANON 'BASIC TRAINING #2'"
box 720, case 9

Behind the Scenes at Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_009 circa 1965

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:06:56)250 feet
Physical Description: Some perf tears (one particularly bad) at tail and a few during the countdown at head.

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Behind the scenes of 1965 movie Synanon. Features Synanon House, actors from the movie, and Chuck Dederich.
box 720, case 10

Instant Guide to Synanon: Composite Print yrlsc_342_720_010 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:43)350 feet
Physical Description: Scratching worse at head. Edge repair tape previously used to fix perf damage at head.

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"Hollywood Permafilm Protected" stamped at head. Written at head: "Synanon Foundation: Instant Guide to Synanon - Bulls <> Eye" Included with film: Portion of Daily Variety from May 18, 1976. Connection to Synanon or this film is unclear.
box 720, case 11

The Ids: Outtakes yrlsc_342_720_011 undated

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: Segments of film spliced together and oriented inconsistently. All perforations line up, but subsequently some footage is upside-down and backwards. Order on reel does not match that of the digital transfer. Exact order of footage remains unknown. Splice tape is yellowing and there is some other tape residue at some splices. Some redox blemishes throughout. Torn perfs previously repaired with edge tape, but repair is sloppy. Tape on edges trimmed during inspection, but some perforations may be misaligned with tape.

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box 720, case 12

The Mechanical Dolls: Outtakes yrlsc_342_720_012 circa 1968-1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: Some tape splices have residue from previous tape used, and/or redox blemishes from the previous tape.

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Rehoused. Leader slug was previously added to indicate switch from double perf to single perf.

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Can labeled: "Outtaked - Black + White - Not viewed" Outtakes and title cards for "Mechanical Dolls," described by the cards as an "An enigmatic farce."
box 720, case 13

The Mechanical Dolls: Outtakes yrlsc_342_720_013 circa 1968-1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet

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Rehoused. Leader slugs throughout previously added to indicate switch from double perf to single perf.

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Can labeled: "Outtakes - Black + White - Not viewed" Footage appears to be from film "Mechanical Dolls."
box 720, case 14

Synanon Basic Training: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_720_014 undated

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:06:56)250 feet
Physical Description: Vinegar syndrome

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Written at head: "Synanon Basic Training #1 (...[illegible] Pilot)" Note with film: "Film Drawer" - "Synanon - Basic Training - 75-24-1 - 35-16"
box 720, case 15

Synanon Law Lecture #2: Dan Garrett: Fullcoat Mag (Reel 2 of 2) yrlsc_342_720_015 1973

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Vinegar syndrome. Very warped. Difficult to achieve smooth wind during inspection.

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Synanon archive #179. Inside TODD-A0 16mm High Output Magnetic Film box labeled: "A40-2 - Synanon Law Lec. #2 [...] - Orig. - Master - Mag. Track - 16MM - Reel #2 - 1973" Side of box labeled: "A-40-2 [...] Lecture - 16 Mag. Track - Reel II of II - 1973" Written at head: "[...] Lecture 26ft advance Reel 2"
box 720, case 16

The Synanon Wedding Festival: Titles yrlsc_342_720_016 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: White text on black background, though on color stock.

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Processed by Kodak leader labeled: "Wedding Titles: to be cut into 'c' roll" Titles at beginning read: "Betty Dederich..." / "First day of Synanon..." / "Mother figure..." / "Producer." - These do not appear to be from Wedding Festival film. Remainder of titles (including film title card) match those in Wedding Festival film.
box 721, case 1

Bay to Breakers: Camera Original yrlsc_342_721_001 circa 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:19:26)700 feet
Physical Description: Combination of seven original rolls of 100' each, with original slug in between identifying roll #. Unprocessed shape found at end of each roll, perhaps left behind by previously attached label.

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Synanon archive #181a. Consolidated Film Industries box: "A-41 - Bay to Breakers - Orig - Pic. - 16MM - B+W - 1973" Removed portion of head leader labeled "Head" and with sticker "CFI ORIGINAL - DO NOT PROJECT" due to sticky adhesive of sticker. Remaining head leader labeled: "Head - 607BW40 - 5014230 - Rolls 2-8 - Synanon Foundation". Tail leader: "Foot - 607BW40 - Synanon Foundation - Bay to Breakers - Rolls 2-8 - 5014230 - 607BW40 Foot" followed by ~1' of black film. San Francisco Bay to Breakers runners in Synanon shirts, barbecue
box 721, case 2

Profile Charlie: Work Print yrlsc_342_721_002 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:25:41)925 feet
Physical Description: Light emulsion and even lighter base scratches throughout. Eastman 48 appears to be print stock, while the original edge information appears to be Kodak TXR or PXR. Date code unidentifiable.

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Rehoused. Repaired one tear into frame with tape splice. Reinforced one separating cement splice with tape.

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Synanon archive #188a. Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "A21 - Profile Charlie - WP-" and "Synanon Found. 286363 5x100 7277"
box 721, case 3

Upward Mobility: Workprint Outtakes yrlsc_342_721_003 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:13:53)500 feet
Physical Description: Brittle tape splices left adhesive residue throughout the reel. Redox blemishes left on film where adhesive interacted with silver particles.

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Rehoused. The reel (which is a workprint according to the original housing) was in the box with loose outtakes. The outtakes are now appended to the end of the workprint with a leader slug between.

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Original box labeled: "A-10 Upward Mobility - W.P. - Pic - 16mm - B&W - 1972 / 124" Exercising on beach, haircuts, stage performance.
box 722, case 1

49ers at Synanon: Work Print yrlsc_342_722_001 circa 1971

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:01:23)50 feet

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Synanon archive #187c. Box: "F 13 Trip Orig. & Workprint 187" Core label: "187c"
box 722, case 2

Badger in the Sierras - Track 1: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_722_002 1972

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Other editing notes on base throughout reel.

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Synanon archive #122b. Box: "A-38 - Badger in the Sierras Orig. Mag track 16 MM #1 + 2 1972" / Tape on box: "A-38- Badger/Sierra's - 3 Magnetic Sound Tracks - 1972 edited" / Box label: "122" / Core label: "122b" Boxed together with 2 other full coat mag tracks.
box 722, case 3

Badger in the Sierras - Track 2: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_722_003 1972

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Some editing marks throughout.

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Synanon archive #122b. Box: "A-38 - Badger in the Sierras Orig. Mag track 16 MM #1 + 2 1972" / Tape on box: "A-38- Badger/Sierra's - 3 Magnetic Sound Tracks - 1972 edited" / Box label: "122" / Core label: "122b" Boxed together with 2 other full coat mag tracks.
box 722, case 4

Badger in the Sierras - Track 3: Fullcoat Mag yrlsc_342_722_004 1972

Physical Description: 1 sound recordings(1 16mm full-coat mag; Duration: 00:08:03)290 feet
Physical Description: Some editing marks throughout.

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Synanon archive #122c. Box: "A-38 - Badger in the Sierras Orig. Mag track 16 MM #1 + 2 1972" / Tape on box: "A-38- Badger/Sierra's - 3 Magnetic Sound Tracks - 1972 edited" / Box label: "122" / Core label: "122c" Boxed together with 2 other full coat mag tracks
box 722, case 5

Steve Simon Lecture #5: Camera Original yrlsc_342_722_005 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:51)175 feet

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Rehoused. Cleaned tape reside on original leader with alcohol: some still remains.

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Synanon archive #120. Found with two small rolls of 16mm (#120c) that were discarded for being clear and/or black. Rolls numbered with dot punches: "711405" and "727711405". CFI box: "A-40-5 [...] Lec #5 - Orig - Pic - 1972", "Synanon Foundation - 277178 - [...] #5 - 628BW08 - 1 Orig - 1 Print", and "A-40-5 - Synanon Game Lec. #5 - [...] - Orig. - Pic. - 16mm - B+W - 1973"
box 722, case 6

Profile Charlie: Camera Original yrlsc_342_722_006 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:36)130 feet
Physical Description: Emulsion slightly sticking to itself during unwinding. Frame count stamped on edges on emulsion side. Uncut film.

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Synanon archive #118b. Paper bag: "Title: A-21, Property of: Synanon, Contents: OMG., Edge # BD0000-BD0111, L#16649, Charlie - Orig. Game" CFI box: "A-21 - [...] - Orig. - Pic. 1972"
box 722, case 7

Bay to Breakers: Camera Original yrlsc_342_722_007 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: Emulsion slightly sticking together when unwinding. Minor liquid stains on emulsion side (possibly from incomplete drying during processing). Edge numbers printed on. Uncut film.

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Rehoused. Used alcohol to clean off residue from tape label at head of film on emulsion side.

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Synanon archive #181b. Consolidated Film Industries box: "A-41 - Bay to Breakers - Orig - Pic. - 16MM - B+W - 1973" People running the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. Wearing Synanon shirts. Images of runners stretching, so possibly at beginning of race.
box 722, case 8

Bay to Breakers: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_722_008 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet
Physical Description: 23 individual segments of film found wrapped around each other and spliced together with small sections of leader in between, with attempt to retain order in which film was wrapped. First 18 sections are silent. Final 5 sections were wound together in middle of larger reel with label "MISS. SHOTS." Three of these sections have sound, while the final two sections are silent again (GAF stock). Some sections had tape residue that was cleaned off with alcohol. In some cases redox blemishes have appeared on emulsion side where tape was.

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Synanon archive #181c. Consolidated Film Industries box: "A-41 - Bay to Breakers - Orig - Pic. - 16MM - B+W - 1973" No original leader, but outside of film was taped together with labels: "181c" and "Bay to Breakers - Outs." Mostly appears to be outtakes of Bay to Breakers running. Sound portions appear unrelated and are transfers of video to film. Sound portions may be related to MAGIC FLUTE.
box 722, case 9

Profile Charlie: Work Print yrlsc_342_722_009 circa 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:36)130 feet

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Rehoused. Cleaned tape residue off head with alcohol.

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Synanon archive #188b. Consolidated Film Industries box labeled: "A21 - Profile Charlie - WP-" and "Synanon Found. 286363 5x100 7277" Probable dupe of yrlsc_342_722_006. Printed-in handwriting of this film matches leader of that one.
box 722, case 10

Legal Suit: Camera Original yrlsc_342_722_010 circa 1970-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Majority of film is in one orientation. Segment at tail changes orientation. This explains why original leader describes both ends as "head."

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Synanon archive #194. Head leader: "HDS - Synanon - A-39 - 15083" Tail leader: "Synanon A-39 - 15083 - Tail" and "ORIG. - A-39 - Legal Suit Head." Footage perhaps related to 1972 libel suit against San Francisco Examiner. Film shows reporters at press conference, close-up shot of book "Pattern Interrogatories: Basic Facts" by Douglas Danner, and women xeroxing papers and organizing them.
box 722, case 11

Copyright: Work Print and Camera Original yrlsc_342_722_011 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:01:56)70 feet

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Rehoused. Removed "Palmer Film Services - Original - Do Not Project" sticker from wind and cleaned excessively sticky tape residue with alcohol.

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Synanon archive #192. In Palmer Film Services paper bag: "Property of Synanon, Contents: Original, 20156." In plastic can: "Titles - Copyright 1972 - Original & Color W.P. - Pic. - 1973" yrlsc_342_722_011 contains two reels (a and b) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between. Emulsion is on same side throughout reel, but image flips between films due to differences in wind orientation. Title element: "© Copyright 1972. Synanon Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved." - only content
box 722, case 12

Basketball Game: Camera Original and Work Print yrlsc_342_722_012 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:06:56)250 feet
Physical Description: Work print found as many small segments that had previously been taped together (not spliced). Removed tape and spliced segments together with short leader slug in between. Some were reoriented to match direction of entire reel. Some tape residue remains. Many instances of redox blemishes throughout as a result of the original tape.

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Rehoused. Reinforced one cement splice with tape. yrlsc_342_722_012 contains two reels (a and b) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between.

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Synanon archive #132. Inside Palmer Film Services paper bag labeled: "Title: Roll 2 A-19 / Property of Synanon / Contents: 1-7361 - 1 lite wp - Edje # AJ0000-AJ0150 - C# 13853". Inside plastic can labeled: "A-19 Basket Ball Game - Orig. & W.P. - Pic. - 1972" Synanon basketball game playing a visiting team. Cheerleaders and band perform at halftime.
box 722, case 13

Synanon 4-H Club: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_722_013 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Many segments of film previously loosely taped together. Minor tear along soundtrack edge approx. 50 feet into reel.

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Rehoused. Removed tape and connected each segment with leader slug in between. New splices were made only on the emulsion (non-mag) side to keep mag exposed. yrlsc_342_722_013 and yrlsc_342_722_014 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #142a. Inside paper Palmer Film Services bag labeled: "Title: Syn 4-H A-27 / Property of Synanon / Content: Original - Edje # AD0000-AD0307 - L# 17483" Inside plastic can labeled: "A-27 - 4-H Club - Orig. - Pic. - 1972" Sign for "West Marine Jr. Livestock Show, Point Reyes, June 17-18" Children with animals.
box 722, case 14

Synanon 4-H Club: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_722_014 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:06:20)225 feet
Physical Description: Many segments of film previously loosely taped together.

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Rehoused. Removed tape and connected each segment with leader slug in between. yrlsc_342_722_013 and yrlsc_342_722_014 were found in can together, but housed separately with separate unique IDs.

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Synanon archive #142b. Inside paper Palmer Film Services bag labeled: "Title: A-27 Syn 4-H / Property of Synanon / Contents: Original - L 18135" Inside plastic can labeled: "A-27 - 4-H Club - Orig. - Pic. - 1972" Children eating at restaurant / dining hall. 4-H club awards, charter for club. Children with animals, mostly horse and goat. Sign for Synanon 4-H Club.
box 722, case 15

The Synanon People Ranch: Copyright & Title: A & B Roll yrlsc_342_722_015 1973

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:02:46)100 feet
Physical Description: A roll: Kodachrome stock only used for black leader. B roll: Double perf for title (black and white on color Kodachrome IIA) and single perf for black leader (Kodachrome II). Visible scuffs and some scratching on base side.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_722_015 contains two reels (a-b) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between.

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Synanon archive #193. Inside metal can labeled: "D-40 - People Ranch - Copyright & Title A&B Roll - Pic - 1973." A roll inside paper bag labeled: "People Ranch Copyright & Title / Property of Synanon / Contents: A roll. 20588" B roll inside paper bag labeled: "Copyright & Title 1st Scene People Ranch / Property of Synanon / Contents: B roll. 20588"
box 722, case 16

Bill Stern on "Lew Irwin Reports": Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_722_016 1960

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Perfect condition. Kinescope.

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Can labeled on side: "H 3 Bill Stern on Lew Irwin Reports" Labeled on lid: "Orig. # H3 Print / Audio Visual # 31 / Bill Stern [crossed out] Reports on Lew Irwin [end crossed out] on 'Lew Irwin Reports' " Lid also labeled with Palmer Film Services label: "#5 / Title: Bill Stern on 'Lew Irwin Reports' / Property of Synanon Foundation Inc. / [...] / Running time: 6:00 / Black and white / Sound"
box 723, case 1

Synanon's 10th Anniversary: Print yrlsc_342_723_001 1968

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:05:33)200 feet
Physical Description: Frequent cement splices throughout. Appear strong, but may be weakened with tension. Significant base scratch in middle of reel; moderate emulsion and base scratches throughout. Printed-in edge info: Kodak N 82 (square)(circle) [1965] Safety Film

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Synanon archive #109. Paper tape label that fell off can into box: "A-41 Synanon 10th Anniversary - Orig. - Printing Master - 1968" Boy holding sign near head: "Welcome to Synanon's 10th Anniversary Celebration Oct. 10-13" Other signs, celebration on Santa Monica beach outside Casa Del Mar and Armory buildings. Chain of Synanon people celebrating and holding hands.
box 723, case 2

NBC - Synanon's 10th Anniversary: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_723_002 1968

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:08:20)300 feet
Physical Description: Significant perf damage during countdown at head. Emulsion scratches are heavier at head and lighten throughout film. Base scratches remain relatively constant.

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Rehoused. Removed loose tape join, cleaned, and repaired as tape splice. Some footage may be missing.

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Synanon archive #110. Inside can labeled on side: "28/1 NBC Footage from 10th Year Celebration" Palmer Film Services label on lid: "aired NBC-TV Oct. 9, 1968, Tom Brokaw / Title: Footage from 10th Year Anniversary Celebration - 1968 / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. [...] / Running time: 7:36 / Color / Sound" Note inside can identifies contents: "#28 NBC-TV, 10-9-68 FOOTAGE FROM SYNANON'S TENTH YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION / Tom Brokaw - Santa Monica / Santa Monica Club [Casa Del Mar] - A Synanon Game ([...]), the kitchen, the service [gas] station, the School, an art workshop, the Hoopla / Interviews with [...], [...], and C.E.D. [Chuck Dederich]" Earlier generation copy of same content as yrlsc_342_723_003. Title taken from that copy.
box 723, case 3

NBC - Synanon's 10th Anniversary: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_723_003 1968

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:43)350 feet
Physical Description: Emulsion tacky during unwinding and slightly sticking to itself. Color slightly faded, but mostly all still there. Uncut film. Faint images of Chuck Dederich in clear film tail run-out.

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Side of can labeled: "H 28/2 NBC 10 Year Anniversary" Synanon Films label on lid: "Title: NBC - Synanon's 10th Anniversary No.: H27-2 / Property of: Synanon Foundation, Inc. / Running time: 7:36 min / Feet: 274' / Color" Other labels on lid include: "Also referred to as INTERVIEW AT OCEAN FRONT #1" and "Tape 1 / print / Synanon / Film no. H27 / #61 / 8-08-80" Note inside can identifies contents as "H-27 SYNANON - ITS TENTH YEAR, NBC-TV, 10-9-68, color, 7:36 min. Tom Brokaw narrates / 1910 Ocean Front, various scenes: "stew [game], kitchen, service [gas] station, school, art workshop, hoopla. [...] and [...] talk; about 1/3 of film is an interview with CED [Chuck Dederich] which he begins with: 'We have had the beginnings of a university - in quality - for a long time.'" Later generation copy of yrlsc_342_723_002, but uncut and with fewer scratches. Color quality less good in this copy.
box 723, case 4

Dance Footage 1962: Negative yrlsc_342_723_004 1962

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: Some slightly rough edges, but no torn perfs. Occasional notches in edges likely made for negative matching. Uncut film.

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Synanon archive #102. Metal can labeled: "#11 Dance Footage 1962 Negative." Head leader: "Do not project - Camera Original - Negative - #11 Dance Footage 1962 - Head" and "21404B The Synanon HD." Tail leader labeled: "Foot The Synanon 21404B" People dancing on a stage in harsh lighting (creating big shadows behind them). Some in animal print clothes. Others drumming.
box 723, case 5

Synanon at 1351: Print yrlsc_342_723_005 circa 1962

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:51)175 feet
Physical Description: Torn perforations throughout. Film curling in on itself.

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Palmer Film Services label on can: "Title: Synanon at 1351 - 1962 or '63 . Footage of beach, diningroom, game and Band / Silent / Running time: 3:00 / Black and white silent" Second label: "Orig # H5 / Audit + Visual #28 / Print / Title: Footage of beach, dining room, game - 1352" Side of can labeled: "H5 Synanon on 1351" Synanon Department of Films green "Protect-a-Print" leader at head, followed by clear film labeled: "Jazz Scene U.S.A." Printed-in handwriting at tail: "A Roll - Foot - Synanon Documentary" and red "Do not rewind" leader at tail. 1351 Ocean Front, Santa Monica, was address of National Guard armory building that Synanon took over. Shots of Synanon House sign. Chuck Dederich and others sitting around table inside. Close-ups on signboards with job assignments. Band playing music at end. Appears to have been edited into "Jazz Scene USA - Sounds of Synanon" (yrlsc_342_587_005), with music score performed by the Sounds of Synanon band in that program.
box 723, case 6

Cardroom Kayex: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_723_006 circa 1971-1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet
Physical Description: Small segments of film previously loosely taped together. Now spliced together with leader slugs in between. Tape splices for mag stripe only made on non-mag side. Reel starts with 1971 TXR mag stripe film and switches to double perf silent 1972 PXR approximately halfway through reel. Persistent base scratch throughout reel.

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Synanon archive #253. In metal can with likely erroneous (reused) label: "From Synanon / [...] / To Consolidated Film Industries / Title: Wedding / Prod # D-6 / Film type: 7242 / Roll # ARRI 400' / Date: 8/7 / Develop normal" Head leader labeled: "A26 Cardroom Kayex - Synanon - Head PFH" Men in military uniform rowing boats with children on a sunny day in urban environment. Appears to be on Lake Merritt in Oakland. Close-ups on faces while rowing. Children on dock at lake. Synanon branded kayaks.
box 723, case 7

Industries Move: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_723_007 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:10:25)375 feet
Physical Description: Small segments of film previously loosely taped together. Now spliced together with leader slugs in between. Original head leader disconnected from film and now spliced together. Redox blemishes from original tape throughout. Warping worse at head. Mix of double perf (Kodak) and single perf (Agfa) - all silent. Emulsion scratching more frequent than base.

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Synanon archive #254. Side of can labeled: "A-9 - Industries Move - Orig. - Outs - Pic - 1972" May depict moving Synanon Industries from Southern California to Oakland/Bay Area. Signs in film include: "Welcome to Synanon Oakland - Movie Capital of the Foundation" and "Welcome - We Like Industries :)" and "Welcome to Oakland, Industries, Yeah!!" Synanon Club awning in Oakland. Loading furniture into building. Synanon Industries letterhead in typewriter. "Synanon Industries Wants You!!" recruitment poster. Chalkboard office floorplan. Synanon water tower in San Francisco.
box 723, case 8

Mobile Dental Unit: Work Print Outtakes yrlsc_342_723_008 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:09:18)335 feet
Physical Description: Separate segments of film either previously taped loosely together or wrapped without tape. Now spliced together with leader slug in between. Printed-through stock information: Kodak TXR Safety Film, 1972. Redox blemishes from original tape. Some torn perforations throughout. Film is warping and curling from tight wind. All tape splices were added, any cement splices are original.

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Rehoused. yrlsc_342_723_008 contains six rolls (a-f) that were found in can together. They have been combined onto one reel with leader & labeling in between. One short segment found loose in can and spliced to end with leader slug in between.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #255a-f. Inside can labeled: "A-35 - Mobil Dental Unit - W.P. - Outs - Pic - 1972" University of Southern California Mobile Dental Clinic. Dentistry in action. Chuck Dederich observes the scene. Might include dentistry on piglets as well.
box 723, case 9

Synanon on Film - June 1972: Composite Reversal Print yrlsc_342_723_009 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:11:06)400 feet
Physical Description: Uncut film.

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Plastic can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: #6 Synanon on Film - June 1972 / Property of: Synanon Foundation Inc. / [...] / Running time: 10 min / Feet: 387' / Black and White" Also labeled: "No 11 - Synanon on Film (#6)" on lid. Bottom of can labeled: "JUNE / 'Upward Mobility' / 'Getting the News Past Fresno' / 'T.B. Tanker'" Three news stories: "Upward Mobility"; "Getting the News Past Fresno" including "Welcome back Chuck and Betty" party/reception, a recorded Game session with shots of Sony TC-106A tape recorder, office with sign "The Game: Synanon's Government"; and last story "Tanker (Tomales Bay)" featuring Synanon Fire Department truck driving from city to Tomales Bay ranch. End credit: "Synanon on Film - an Oakland Movie Lot production"
box 723, case 10

Cardboard Act as if - W.P. - Outtakes yrlsc_342_723_010 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:04:10)150 feet
Physical Description: Large number of short segments previously loosely taped together.

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Rehoused. Original tape was flaking and leaving dust behind, much of which was cleaned off. Segments are now spliced together with splicing tape. Some original cement splices were reinforced with tape. One original tape splice near head left intact.

Scope and Contents

Synanon archive #246. Side of can labeled: "A-28 - Cardboard Act as if - W.P. - Outtakes - Pic 72 -" Adult men in uniform with children on boats on urban water (likely Lake Merritt in Oakland). Probably related to yrlsc_342_723_006.
box 723, case 11

Egg Eating: Camera Original Outtakes yrlsc_342_723_011 1972

Physical Description: 1 motion picture film(1 16mm film; Duration: 00:03:28)125 feet
Physical Description: First third of reel consists of segments original found loosely taped together with crumbling and dusty tape. These were spliced together with tape. Remainder of reel consists of original cement splices, some of which were reinforced with splice tape.

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Synanon archive #248. Can with Palmer Film Services label: "Title: A9 - O - Out - Pic - 1972 / Running time: 4:40" Side of can labeled: "A-3 - Egg Eating - Orig. Outs - Pic - 1972" Sign identifies "Great Scrambled Egg Eating Contest" with weigh-in on October 6 and context on Octover 7 in "the Lot." Men sitting at table eating while spectators watch. People cheering with "Right on Rocky" and "Scarfin' Rocky" signs. Rocky likely one of the egg eaters depicted. May start with Pledge of Allegiance recitation. Many out of focus shots.
 

Founder's office chron 1978-1980

box 519

Founder's office chrons - through Founder's office chron - December 1977 June 1978.

box 520

Founder's office chron-July through Founder's office chron - June 1980.

box 521

Founder's office chrons - through CED chrons - July 1980 January 1988.

 

Interviews - Transcripts

box 116

Love & marriage through Religion- July 1979.

box 117

Transcript - SFVSC lecture #1 - curtain raiser - through BD Digest. September 1968

 

Literature

box 324

Where junkies learn to hang tough (New York Times magazine - ) through Scrapbook (2 of 2). 1965

box 117

Addict heal thyself through Synanon looks to the future.

box 118

Synanon offers new lifestyle through Proverbs, slogans & folk sayings in the therapeutic community.

box 119

The school - an overview through Bay Guardian - October 1975.

box 120

The Beam - Michigan Prison - through Synanon: Breaking the chains. January 1976

box 121

Report of assembly intermediary committee on criminal procedure through Synanon the movie.

box 122

Combat liberalism through Daytop village.

box 123

Dederich, Betty - biographical material through Durham Morning Post

box 124

East Ridge - The way out through Emerson - The Oversoul.

box 125

Emerson - Power through Enright, John B.

box 126

Enright, John B - A balanced view of Synanon through Ferderber, Skip - Synanon versus the Examiner.

box 127

Film festival through Fuller - Vertical is to live....

box 128

Fuller - The child & environment - through Garfield, Howard - The Synanon religion. 1966

box 129

Assumptions of the Synanon game through Garrett, Glenda - The bridge.

box 130

Germany House - News from Synanon through Harrison, Bill - The trip.

box 131

Harrison, Bill - The Synanon road toward... through Instant guide - 1974.

box 132

Instant guide - through Journal of drug issues. 1978

box 133

Judicial Highlights - through La pagina del fundador. March 1979

box 134

Los Angeles Times Home Magazine - through Los Angeles Times West. 1966

box 135

Learning - Education in the land of Mao through Leubel, Kathy - Kathy Lewbel on McCarthyism - December 1977.

box 136

Life - Synanon through Long Island Press - March 1964.

box 137

Look articles through Los Angeles Free Press - April 1976.

box 138

Los Angeles Free Press - Life inside Synanon - through Man's Magazine - 1972 1962.

box 139

Manas - through Maslow, Abe. June 1956

box 140

Maslow - Self-actualizing people through MD Medical News magazine - April 1968.

box 141

Men's Stylist through New York Times Magazine.

box 142

New York Times Magazine - through Oakland Tribune Magazine - May 1965 September 1973.

box 143

Ofshe, Richard through Pacific Sun - April 1980.

box 144

Pageant through Patton, Tom - Synanon philosophy.

box 145

People Magazine - through Punk squad thank you cards. March 1975

box 146

QED Renaissance - through Russian Heights, Pacific Hill Gazette - October 1970 April 1964.

box 147

Rehak, Frank J through Synanon libel suit versus Time - 1978.

box 148

The school - A Synanon function through Seven voices from Synanon.

box 149

SFVSC - sociology workshop through Southland Sunday - August 1974.

box 150

So you want to play the game? through Synanon Foundation by CED - October 1958.

box 151

Simon, Steve - the Synanon game - a lecture through Synanon - Nevada State Prison.

box 152

Synanon News - through Synanon Story - 1963 October 1977.

box 153

Synanon Story - through Synanon Story - December 1977 October 1980.

 

Microfilm

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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box 513

Various legal cases [For index - see box 551] Approximately 90 reels [OVERSIZE BOX].

box 514

Various legal cases; Approximately 60 reels [OVERSIZE BOX].

 

Miscellaneous

box 432

Office pictures; 8 items, mounted, relating to events in Synanon's history [OVERSIZE BOX].

 

Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles

box 179

Synanon San Diego battles - through Literature 15. 1967

box 180

Literature 14 through Detroit.

box 181

El Cajon through Articles - November 1978.

box 182

Articles - through Articles - December 1978 1959.

box 183

Historical subject files through Clippings - 1973-1979.

box 184

Articles - (2 of 2) through Clippings - (2 of 2). ca. 1973-1979 ca. 1973-1979

 

Negatives

box 321

B061 through B075.

box 321

B001 through B313.

box 321

001 through 021.

box 322

B11 through J045 Includes - B12-B20, F011-F233, G001-G281, H001-H230, I001-I155.

 

Notebooks

box 552

The best meals in town through seven voices.

box 553

The Synanon game through People business primer fellowship notebook - Curtis and Irene Marshall - 1982.

box 554

Betty had a style through Betty D. writers' conference - original - vol.1.

box 555

Betty D. writers' conference - copy - vol.2 through Newcomer department.

box 556

Mini fellowship summaries - vol.1 (folder 1 of 2) through Chuck Dederich holds court.

box 557

Dissipation class lectures - examiner case (folder 1 of 2) through Synanon religious material.

box 558

Reports to patrons on the accomplishments of the Charles E. Dederich collected works project through Education notebook.

box 559

Thickened light college through Synanon history miscellaneous.

box 560

Summing up notebook - number 1 through CED: transcripts - religion - book 2.

box 561

Home Place press conference through Bald head celebration - 1981.

box 562

Synanon trip - May 23-25 - Yvette Van Dalsem through minutes.

box 563

Synanon research notebook through Synanon miscellaneous.

box 564

Miscellaneous transcripts through Synanon religion notes.

box 565

Not at this table and other miscellaneous transcripts through Synanon School - notes, papers, observations - 1971.

box 566

Unicept through College courser - - Michele Albano. 1974

box 567

Synanon literature miscellaneous through Source notebook - Emerson, Fuller, McLuhan.

 

Office of Education

box 410

Testing correspondence - through - Testing materials and instructions. 1972-1973 1975

box 411

Testing correspondence - through - Synanon School cognitive and achievement evaluation. 1975 1976

box 412

Scoring reports through Testing instructions and materials - 1976.

 

People Files

box 59

Synanon: the people business - scrapbook copy - pp.55-58 missing.

box 153

Alman, Debbie through Bloomfield, Henri.

box 154

Bullis, Dick through Cooper, Milton.

box 155

Cooper, M. - miscellaneous literature through Chairman's office - 1967-1969.

box 156

CED profile through Miscellaneous correspondence - 1976.

box 157

Synanon design reports - through Saga of Synanon. 1975

box 158

Endore, Guy - conferences - through Endore, Guy - manuscript - It will emerge. 1967-1968

box 159

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - manuscript (revised) through Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - manuscript (revised).

box 160

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - manuscript (revised) through Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - manuscript (original).

box 161

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - parts 1 & 2 through Endore, Guy - The nearest thing to heaven.

box 162

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon through Endore, Guy - It will emerge.

box 163

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - series 4 through Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - series 6.

box 164

Endore, Guy - Saga of Synanon - series 7 through Hamer, Charlie - biography.

box 165

Files index through Mud files.

box 166

Music through Speeches to ADGAP women.

box 167

Synanon literature through Miscellaneous to regents, directors, etc. - 1967-1970.

box 168

To Jack Hurst - through Healdsburg. 1965-1972

box 169

R. Kennedy through Reid Kimball - chronology file - 1968-1970.

box 170

Kimball, Reid - listing of audio tapes through Snapshots.

box 171

Kimball, Reid - photos through Kimball, Reid - sympathy letters.

box 172

King, Martin Luther through Maslow, Abe.

box 173

Maslow, Wally through Patton, Tom.

box 174

Pratte, Jesse through Stern, Chester.

box 175

Sorkin, Dan - group 2, file 1 - biography through Yablonsky, Lewis (2 of 3).

box 176

Yablonski, Lewis (3 of 3) through Young, Bob.

box 325

Kimball, Reid - personal effects (1 of 2) through Miscellaneous material.

 

Photos & Negatives

box 427

Loose photos; [OVERSIZE BOX] #1.

box 428

Airplanes - air strip - buses - fire truck through S.

box 429

San Francisco Seawall - paint factory through Loose photos (2 folders) [OVERSIZE BOX].

box 430

Loose photos (folder 3) through Loose photos (folder 6).

box 431

Loose photos; [OVERSIZE BOX] #2.

box 281

1141 through 1275 missing - 1142, 1146, 1154-1160, 1165, 1166, 1173-1175, 1178, 1183- 1184, 1187-1188, 1190-1191, 1193, 1195, 1198, 1201, 1203, 1206, 1208-1209, 1222, 1224, 1229-1230, 1235, 1237-1240, 1245, 1250-1251, 1254-1258, 1260, 1268, 1270, 1272-1273.

box 282

Folder contents begin with 1276 through 1379 missing - 1288, 1291-1292, 1298, 1304. 1311-1312, 1318-1320, 1327, 1331-1334, 1345, 1347, 1362, 1375, 1377-1378

box 283

Folder contents begin with 1380 through 1480 missing - 1391, 1398, 1400, 1402, 1404, 1408, 1412-1413, 1416-1417, 1419-1420, 1426, 1428, 1433, 1440.

box 284

Folder contents begin with 1481 through 1569.

box 285

Folder contents begin with 1570 through 1655.

box 286

Folder contents begin with 1656 through 1736 missing - 1724, 1731-1733.

box 287

Folder contents begin with 1778 through 2087 missing - 1779, 2049.

box 288

Folder contents begin with 2088 through 3035 missing - 2124-2125, 2129-3000.

box 289

Folder contents begin with 3036 through 3109.

box 290

Folder contents begin with 3110 through 3189.

box 291

Folder contents begin with 3190 through 3272.

box 292

Folder contents begin with 3273 through 3368.

box 293

Folder contents begin with 3571 through 5029 missing - 3571, 3750, 4001-4026, 4029-4034, 4036-4039, 4208, 4502-4516, 4518-4520, 4524, 4526-4531, 5001-5025, 5027-5029.

box 294

5030 through 5118.

box 295

Folder contents begin with 5119 through 5207 missing - 5175.

box 296

Folder contents begin with 5208 through 5294.

box 297

Folder contents begin with 5295 through 5375 missing - 5361.

box 298

Folder contents begin with 5376 through 5454.

box 299

Folder contents begin with 5455 through 5539 missing - 5472.

box 300

Folder contents begin with 5540 through 5634 2 of 5590 - missing - 5577, 5627, 5630.

box 301

Folder contents begin with 5635 through 5709 2 of 5695 - missing - 5650.

box 302

Folder contents begin with 5710 through 5799 missing - 5725, 5752, 5757, 5759, 5764, 5793.

box 303

Folder contents begin with 5800 through 5885 missing - 5803, 5805, 5818, 5826, 5837-5849.

box 304

Folder contents begin with 7000 through 8054 2 of 8029, 2 of 8034 - missing - 7041 - 7999, 8010, 8026, 8032, 8042-8043.

box 305

Folder contents begin with 8055 through 8154 missing - 8136.

box 306

Folder contents begin with 8155 through 8249 2 of 8195 - missing - 8211, 8217.

box 307

Folder contents begin with 8250 through 10,067 missing - 8262, 8270-8271, 8275-8999, 9006-9999, 10,006-10,007, 10,029, 10,034.

box 308

Folder contents begin with 12000 through 13020 missing - 12004, 12033, 12037, 12059-13002, 13004, 13014, 13019.

box 309

Folder contents begin with 13021 through 13100 2 of 13067 - missing - 13024, 13028, 13030, 13032, 13034-13035, 13044, 13047, 13050-13052, 13057, 13071, 13080, 13090, 13093-13094.

box 310

Folder contents begin with 13102 through 13138 missing - 13109, 13117, 13119, 13122, 13125, 13127, 13129-13130.

box 311

Folder contents begin with 13052 through 16004 2 of 13153 - missing - 13142, 13144, 13146, 13148, 13154-13155, 13158, 13166, 13168, 13171-13175, 13177, 13180, 13183, 13189-14000, 14004-14005, 14007-16000.

box 508

Folder contents begin with Loose photos #1 through Loose photos #4. 1963-1966

box 509

Folder contents begin with Loose photos #5 through Loose photos #2. 1963-1966 1971-1975

box 510

Folder contents begin with Loose photos #3 through Loose photos #7. 1971-1975 1971-1975

box 511

Folder contents begin with Loose photos 1971-1975 #8 through Loose photos 1977-present.

box 512

Othersize loose photos 1958-1962 through Oversize loose photos [OVERSIZE BOX]. 1977-present

box 312

01 through 09.

box 313

10 through 16.

box 314

17 through 24.

box 315

25 through 30.

box 316

31 through 39.

box 317

40 through 43.

box 318

44 through 47.

box 319

48 through 53.

 

Press Releases 1972-1976

box 112

Undated through September 1973.

box 113

November 1973 through April 1974.

box 114

May 1974 through November 1974.

box 115

December 1974 through 1976 miscellaneous.

 

Saga of Synanon

box 413

Saga of Synanon (bound copy) through Confidential magazine (August 1961).

box 414

Scapbook through Bill Crawford The Trip, Life mags. - [OVERSIZE]

box 415

Saga of Synanon through Jady Dederich's academy notebooks (folders 1 and 2 of 3).

box 416

Jady Dederich's academy notebooks (folder 3 of 3).

 

School Babies - Adult Portraits

box 506

Photos & negatives - Synanon v. Bernstein trial exhibits - corresponds to exhibits #475 - 477 through CED early negs, D - F.

box 507

CED early negs, I - J through Betty - CED negatives - early strips.

 

Scrapbooks

box 456

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 457

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 7 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 458

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 3 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 459

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 3 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 460

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 3 items & loose material [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 461

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 462

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 463

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 1 item [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 464

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 465

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 466

Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 3 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 515

Home Place family The history of women in the trades in Synanon 1979 1958-1981.

General Physical Description note: 4 items [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 516

Newspapers clippings.

General Physical Description note: 1 item [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 517

[Untitled].

General Physical Description note: 1 item [OVERSIZE BOX].
box 518

CED's Synanon v. the Examiner scrapbook.

General Physical Description note: 1 item [OVERSIZE BOX].
 

Slides

box 320

54 through 58.

box 546

CED and others through CED portraits - CED and Betty.

 

Subject Files

box 58

Academy sheet through Addiction 1976.

box 60

Addiction (no dates) through ADGAP catalogues 1978-1979.

box 61

ADGAP catalogues through Art show - Houston - 1982 September 1983.

box 62

Art show - Home Place-1988 through MD - bald head day.

box 63

Baseball cards: CED, Betty & Ginny through Bette Beatty - as the club changes.

box 64

The cube: by department through Joel Kibbee's papers on the Synanon college - 1973.

box 65

Ecology through Ralph Emerson: letter.

box 66

Fairs: through Financial report: 1959-1968 1966.

box 67

Finance: through Ledger books - cash disbursement & receipts - 1966 October-December 1962.

box 68

Financial statement - through Weekly expenses - SM - December 1963 1967-1969.

box 69

Expense account reports: through Fresno country board of supervisors. 1969-1970

box 70

Game: articles through Graphics: logo.

box 71

Graphics: through Holidays: articles / cards. 1966-1972

box 72

Holidays: music / cards through The hut (file added after 1983).

box 73

Industries: through Lawsuits: Faucette case. 1966

box 74

Bequests - legal through Legal: letters 1961-1962.

box 75

John Ciampa - review file through Marks - Rodrigues report.

box 76

Meanderings of a dog robber through Nature of activities.

box 77

Out card (Nevada ) through New York - correspondence. 1962 1972

box 78

No smoking through Athens investors party.

box 79

Former Athens members through Olympics - Santa Monica - 1969-1970 1972.

box 80

Miscellaneous sports through Game file.

box 81

Papers - residents through Population history.

box 82

Population sheets - through Media list - 1966-1968 1967.

box 83

Press releases through Joe Galata - chron file.

box 84

Joe Galata - Chronological through 1967 Conference Meeting. July 30 to September December 1969

box 85

First regents' conference through Reno.

box 86

Reno - Frank Lago - Correspondence - through San Bruno Jail Project. 1965-1966

box 87

San Diego - through San Francisco - 1962-1965 1968-1969.

box 88

Sorkin, Dan - Deposition theatre through SM - negative of store front.

box 89

SM - correspondence - through SM - miscellaneous. 1960

box 90

Santa Monica - photos through SM - director's correspondence - John Coons - 1972.

box 91

SM - correspondence - 1-3 / through Final report on Patton State Hospital project - 1972 1977.

box 92

Santa Monica city council fight through James S. Coleman - article - 1972.

box 93

Rod Mullen, director of education - through Photos - New York - 1973 1978.

box 94

Subject files - SCRAM through Facts & figures re Synanon services / general info - by Steve Simon.

box 95

Sponsors of Synanon - through Stew - heretics - Ron Eschenauer - 1961 1974.

box 96

Stew - Synanonites - Pete Buonaiuto - through Stew - daily events - 1974 November 1975.

box 97

Stew - daily events - through Stew - the mobile Stew - December 1975 1976.

box 98

Stew - Synanon design - through Stew scheduling - 1976 1978.

box 99

Stew filing - through Stockholders report - 1978 1966.

box 100

Stockholders report - through Synanon - 10 & 15 year anniversary. 1968

box 101

Synanon church - Arizona through Screenplay - Synanon House - by S. Lee Pogostin - 1963.

box 102

Screenplay - Synanon - 1st estimating draft - through Synanon - Second Street market - literature. 1964

box 103

Synanon songbook through Tomales Bay correspondence - foreign.

box 104

Weekly reports from Tomales Bay - through Transportation July-August 1965 1969.

box 105

United Farm Workers through A Synanon love match.

box 106

Westport - daily reports through Women - 1964.

box 107

Newspaper articles - through Bulletin boards - 1959-1966 May 1973.

box 107

Women - through Cigarrette hustle / no somoking letters. 1965-1967

 

Synanon Events and Interviews - Reels and Cassettes

box 603

n.d.

box 604

n.d.

box 605

1956, 1961, 1963-64.

box 606

1962.

box 607

1963.

box 608

[See box 605 for 1964]. 1965

box 609

1965.

box 610

1965.

box 611

1966.

box 612

1966.

box 613

1966.

box 614

1966.

box 615

1967.

box 616

1967.

box 617

1967-1968.

box 618

1968.

box 619

1968.

box 620

1968.

box 621

1968.

box 622

1968.

box 623

1968.

box 624

1969.

box 625

1969.

box 626

1969.

box 627

1969.

box 628

1969.

box 629

1969-1970.

box 630, box 631, box 632, box 633, box 634, box 635

1970.

box 636, box 637, box 638, box 639, box 640, box 641, box 642, box 643, box 644

1971.

box 645, box 646, box 647, box 648, box 649, box 650, box 651, box 652, box 653, box 654, box 655, box 656, box 657

1972.

box 658, box 659, box 660, box 661, box 662, box 663, box 664, box 665, box 666

1973.

box 667, box 668, box 669, box 670, box 671, box 672, box 673, box 674, box 675

1974.

box 676, box 677, box 678, box 679, box 680, box 681, box 682, box 683, box 684, box 685, box 686, box 687

1975.

box 688, box 689, box 690, box 691, box 692, box 693, box 694, box 695, box 696, box 697

1976.

box 698, box 699, box 700, box 701, box 702, box 703, box 704

1977.

box 705, box 706, box 707, box 708, box 709, box 710, box 711

1978.

box 712

1979.

box 713

1980.

box 714

1980-1987.

 

Synanon Impact Study

box 184

Impact study listings of materials checked out to law office through IBI 7.

box 185

IBI 8 through IBI 18.

box 186

IBI 19 through IBI 24.

box 187

IBI 25 through IBI 28.

box 188

IBI 29 through IBI 39.

box 189

IBI 40 through IBI 49.

box 190

IBI 50 (1 of 2) through IBI 58.

box 191

IBI 60 through IBI 73.

box 192

IBI 74 through IBI 89.

box 193

IBI 90 through IBI 102.

box 194

IBI 103 through IBI 116.

box 195

IBI 117 through IBI 136.

box 196

IBI 137 through IBI 162.

box 197

IBI 164 through IBI 175.

box 198

IBI 177 through IBI 186.

box 199

IBI 187 through IBI 192.

box 200

IBI 193 through IBI 213.

box 201

IBI 214 through IBI 243.

box 202

IBI 244 through IBI 258.

 

Synanon Music and Musicians

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box 601

Reel to reel tapes.

box 602

Reel to reel tapes.

 

Synanon Scene

box 59

August 1967-September 1968.

 

Transcripts

box 176

Fight, flight or put your head in the sand - STVSC lecture through Operation By-Pass November 7-24, 1965 June 10-11, 1965.

box 177

CED on addiction through SF Examiner libel suit.

box 179

Steve Simon interviews CED on Game - through Steve Simon interviews CED on Synanon - July 31, 1974 July 31, 1974.

box 178

Life article - through SFVSC 17 - role or not - January 31, 1969 April 12, 1966.