Civil Rights Videos and Images

Archive Contents and Access with QR Codes Videos The Civil Rights Videos and Images in the Harvey Richards Media Archive were shot from 1958 to 1966 in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Mississippi in 1963 and 1964. He … Continue reading

Peace Movement Videos and Images

Archive Contents and Access with QR Codes Videos The Peace Movement Videos and Images in the Harvey Richards Media Archive provide the most lively interactions with viewers of any subject we offer. Peace movement videos include Everyman (1962), Women for … Continue reading

Images of 1960s Radical Activism into Contemporary Films

21st Century Films Using Harvey Richards Media Archive Images As more and more film makers put Harvey Richards Media Archive images of 1960s radical activism into contemporary films, I stopped for a moment to review what’s happened so far this century. … Continue reading

Cesar Chavez National Monument

Harvey Richards’ photo mural in Cesar Chavez National Monument In the Tehachapi Mountains of Kern County, California, up on Highway 58 to the south east of Bakersfield, stands the César E. Chávez National Monument of the US National Park Service. It is … Continue reading

Soldiers March in San Francisco, April 6, 1969

David Kirschner Remembers the Day Last month, in March, 2016, I received an email from David Kirschner about a photo on the Harvey Richards Media Archive. “That’s me,” he wrote, “driving my 1957 DeSoto featured in the photo.” His next … Continue reading

Historypin and HRMA Photos

Harvey Richards Media Archive Photos Now on Historypin Historypin is a website that combines Google maps with historical photos. It is an interactive website that provides viewers with ways to share their own photos, experiences and locations. Do you live in Mississippi? Are … Continue reading

1960s Historic USA Photography on the Web

Free Resources for Studying Uprisings of the 1960s A thousand photos in the Harvey Richards Media Archive photo galleries and 22 videos tell the story of the 1960s like only images can. His photographs are full of the events that happened … Continue reading

One Life: Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian

Exhibit Opening – Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian Last October in a blog post, I announced that the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. had acquired Harvey Richards’ photo of Dolores Huerta taken in 1965 during the grape strike for use in … Continue reading

When Filling the San Francisco Bay Was Legal, 1969

Filling the San Francisco Bay 1969 For San Francisco Bay documentary video, click here. In 1970, the Save the Bay movement arose to stop the filling of the bay at a time when filling the bay was legal. To contribute … Continue reading

Jimi Hendrix Experience to Use HRMA Footage

In a Film about Hendrix July 4, 1970, Atlanta Concert Hendrix Experience, LLC, recently licensed footage from the Harvey Richards Media Archive (HRMA) for an upcoming film that his estate is making about his July 4, 1970, concert in Atlanta, … Continue reading