Saundra Brown Armstrong training to become Oakland's first African American policewoman. She went on to become a Senior Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and still presides over cases in the Oakland Federal Courthouse. (1970) Original 16mm, shot by Ch.4 KRON-TV can be viewed here (link: http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/227950) Original KRON-TV reporter Valerie Dickerson interviewed Judge Armstrong about her pioneering career in 2016, reuniting them on-camera after 46 years (link https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/230799) Courtesy: Bay Area TV Archive (link:https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv )

AMIA Resources

Most of AMIA’s publications, Guides, and resources are developed through our committees. , task forces, and working groups. These resources are intended to serve the full community of audiovisual archivists.

Film Shrinkage Gauge
The gauge can be used to measure the linear shrinkage in any roll of 35mm, 16mm or regular 8mm film.  The Shrinkage Gauge is available for loan at no charge to members.  If you are not a member and wish to borrow the Shrinkage Gauge, contact amia@amianet.org.

Waveform Monitor/Vector Scope
The Waveform Monitor is available for loan at no charge to members.  If you are not a member and wish to borrow the Monitor, contact amia@amianet.org.

Home Film Preservation Guide
Simple guidelines for preserving motion picture film materials outside of specialized archives, with a focus on storage at home.