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Early California Way of Life, 1971


Content Description

From the Collection:

The Santa Barbara Legacy Reel Audio Tape Collection contain recordings of oral histories, radio programs, meetings, lectures, telephone conversations, ceremonies, and music perfomances of local old timers and influential people. These ninety-eighty (98) quarter-inch (1⁄4") reel-to-reel magnetic tapes represent the earliest audio recordings made by the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.


  • 1971

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


3 Electronic files ; 02:37:38

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Materials Specific Details

Presentation by historian and descendant Rosario Curletti on the way of life in early Spanish and Mexican California in three parts. Part One covers Spanish and Mexican general social customs. Part Two covers clothing and fashion. Part Three contains descriptions and performances of traditional folk songs by Elizabeth Hvolboll.

Repository Details

Part of the Gledhill Library Repository

136 E. De La Guerra
Santa Barbara California 93101 USA