Scope and Content
Title: California State University, Dominguez Hills Video Collections
Collection Number: Consult repository.
California State University, Dominguez Hills
[30 linear ft]
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Archives and Special Collections
Archives & Special Collection
University Library, Room 5039
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, California 90747
Phone: (310) 243-3013
The collection consists of videos produced by various departments from the 1970s to 2006
at the California State University, Dominguez Hills, along with footage about CSUDH
produced by television news and other entities. The collection consists of ¾" Tape[20 & 30 minute],
VHS and Betamax medias that includes events videotapes, Faculty Forum Videotapes, Instructional
Media Video, Moot Court Videotapes and promotional and publication tapes.
Language: Collection material is in English
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
[Title of item], INVENTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS VIDEO COLLECTION, Courtesy of the Department
of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills
Materials in this collection were transferred by various departments at California State University Dominguez Hills.
The collection was processed by Roel L. Bonayon in 2011.
California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is currently located on land once part of the historic
Rancho San Pedro, the oldest land grant in Los Angeles. Through its development the University has
flourished establishing itself as a major commuter University for Southern Los Angeles and Northern Orange
County geographic region. Today the University attendance stands around 13,000 students. The content of
this collection documents the increasing use of visual media by students, staff, faculty, local and
national news media and other entities to broadcast academic shows, increase University exposure and
document important University events. This collection can be used as a forum for the many changes the
university has experienced from the late 1970s to the early 2000s.
Scope and Content
This collection includes events videotapes, Faculty Forum Videotapes, Instructional Media Video,
Moot Court Videotapes and Lyons Videotapes and promotional and publication tapes from the late 1970s
to the early 2000s. The media primarily used consists of ¾" Tapes [20 &30 Minutes,] VHS Cassettes,
Reel tapes and BETAMAX cassettes. The content of the tapes varied from University produced academic
shows, Moot Court, Student Video projects, local and national news media clips, faculty and staff
resource tapes and other CSUDH related tapes. The University Video Collection focuses on Campus
Development, History and planning.
"Comline with Frank Paine" was a popular marketing and development tool that included diverse
group of guests like President Gerth, Chinese Journalists Fan Zhilong and Tzhao Yibe, various University
Professors and media personalities.
"The Faculty Forum Series" dealt with more controversial issues through dialogue amongsts experts on
the issues. Topics included topics such as "Gays in the Military, Euthanisia and Foreign Affairs."
The Faculty Forum Series documents campus discussions on academics, research and recruitment of
"The Moot Court Videos" focuses on debates held by the CSUDH Pre Law program at the College of
Business Administration and Public Policy. These videos were produced from the early to late 1980s
when footage of the Student’s participation in Regional finals was available.
The rest of the videos fall under the category of University Development and Outreach. Videos include
interviews with Congresswoman Juanita Millender McDonald on University and community achievements,
race relations with African Americans, post 9/11 America as well as Miguel Perez’ story on immigration
and University support. This series also tackles the wider use of computers in the campus, continued
exposure of the campus to local and national media including interviews of professors and University
personnel as well as the growing Student project video collection. Also included are tapes of NASA
Town Hall meetings that engaged the opinions of South Bay residents on the space program. All videos
encompass the University’s desire to engage and encourage the community through dialogue by means of a
The last series in this collection contains videos of graduations, dedications, celebrations and
other events at CSUDH. These videos document landmarks and key figures and accomplishments in CSUDH’s
Included are appearances by: Mike Dunlap, Cawthron Ellington, Dolores Huerta, Frank Paine, Dr.
Robert Alt, Dr. Norman Neuerberg, Dr. George Hennegen, Rob Reed, Laurie Insley, Duane Crothers,
Kate Moakler, Dr. John Auld, Dava Yanai, Dr. Donald Gerth, Dustin Schuller, Josie Jack, Marianne Frank,
Steve Combs, Chao Li Chi, Dr. Jack Adams, Anita Dotson, Alan Hersh-Field, Bernice Ward, Ron Remsberg,
Gaylord Carter, David Mayo, Fan Zhilong, Tzhao Yibe, Dr. Demento, Hazel Resmondo, Adrian Shaw,
Gail Lissaier, Dr. James Welch, Eddy Vanguyse, Rodney Allen Rippy, Chancellor Barry Munitz, Melba Coleman,
Hal Charnofsky, Miguel Perez, Donald P. Loker, Katherine B. Loker, John Cleese, Richard Bunger,
David Bradfield, Dr. B. Chrispin, Marshall Bailosky and Dr. Karl Skindrud.
"Comline with Frank Paine," "The Faculty Forum Series," "The Moot Court Series Videos," and the other
supporting videos represent the University’s strong internal growth in academics and the growing need for
Arranged in 5 series:
- Series I. Comline with Frank Paine
- Series II. Faculty Forum Series
- Series III. Moot Court
- Series IV. University Development and Outreach
- Series V. Graduations and University Events
California State University, Dominguez Hills—History
Education, Higher – California
Public universities and colleges – California
Facility Design and Construction.
African American Legislatures
alifornia State University and Colleges—History
9/11 Public Discourse Project
McDonald, Juanita Millender
Gerth, Donald R.
Mori, Allen A.
American Society of University Composers
California State University. Chancellor's Office.
California State University, Dominguez Hills.
NUCEA (National University Continuing Education Association)