Movie Collection (1956-1966)
This movie collection consists of approximately three hours of movie recordings that took place in the City of San Diego. The original film was 8mm that was converted to an MP4 format for the preservation of the film, 8mm film offers 16 frames per second.
Water management in the City of San Diego and throughout other areas surrounding areas of San Diego County.
Everything the City of San Diego is doing for its citizens with an emphasis on value for the tax dollar. From offices in the county building, property taxes are collected and spent wisely on expanding city services. New roads and new subdivisions are planned and inspected. The police and fire departments protect citizens from danger. The parks department promotes recreation and the health department give kids injections while the Navy watches us from beneath the waves.
Celebrating growth with an expanded City Council housed in a new city hall. Also, a new airport control tower, a new fishing pier in Ocean Beach and a soon to be completed stadium in Mission Valley.
Police, fire, parks, library, public works and state of the art data processing demonstrate how they are protecting, serving and saving the city money.
The 1967-1968 was the City of San Diego’s reorganization period in the City Manager’s office. Newly added services to the charter City, twenty-seven-million-dollar stadium and a newly developed Citizens Assistance Office and Community Development, identifying goals and objectives throughout the City.
Short film promoting the new civic theater and convention center. Promises of economic benefits have not changed in 54 years.
Short film promotes Improvement Districts and demonstrates how one is used to pave a neighborhood street.
Floats, marching bands and costumed equestrians present a pageant of San Diego’s frontier heritage.
Filmed on the corner of 6th Avenue and Grape Street across from the reviewing stand and narrated by a knowledgeable commentator.
Short film that discusses the need for expansion due to the increase of traffic of new airplanes and companies in the City of San Diego. This film discusses San Diego International Airport (formerly known as Lindbergh Field), Montgomery Field Municipal Airport and Brown Field Municipal Airport and some of our well-known aviation pioneers.