Summary of Archive Contents

Archive Material and Stock Footage The Harvey Richards Media Archive (HRMA) holds all of the original film and sound elements used by him to make 22 documentary films. The HRMA also holds film never used in a finished film, as well … Continue reading

About Harvey Richards

Harvey Richards, filmmaker and photographer Harvey Richards began using a camera in the 1950s when he was in his mid-forties. He became a photographer after years of working as a machinist in the San Francisco shipyards, and as a merchant … Continue reading

Archive Licensing History, 1987-2013

Converse Basin, California, October, 1960

Licencing History and Media Archive Outreach (Link to License History List) Harvey Richards’ active career as a photographer ended in the late 1970’s. Even before he stopped shooting film, demands arose from other film makers and media producers who wanted to include … Continue reading

Print On Demand Book Machines Are Happening

  Espresso Book Machine shows a machine that can read a digital file and in minutes turn out a finished, library quality book.  It can print out of print books.  There is one in Sacramento at the public library and in Santa … Continue reading

Houghton-mifflin-harcourt bankruptcy

The ebook drama is transforming publishing.  Agency pricing (putting ebook prices at or above paper book prices) has not shielded the big companies from it.  It has made their situation worse, in my opinion.   Big publishing houses have backed themselves into … Continue reading