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Million dollar dirt : how the "Valley of Heart's Delight" became Silicon Valley

Author: Mary Jo IgnoffoCharles OlsonDeborah OlsonYvonne JacobsonRay LesterAll authors
Publisher: Sunnyvale, CA : Craig vonWaaden, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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This documentary explores Silicon Valley's roots in agriculture. It examines how the valley has transformed from "the valley of heart's delight" to the technology capitol of the world. The fields and orchards that once dominated the area have virtually disappeared. Over just a few decades, the chips of silicon have replaced the fruits and vegetables of the land. But despite the changes, some farmers are still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Mary Jo Ignoffo; Charles Olson; Deborah Olson; Yvonne Jacobson; Ray Lester; Joe Francia; Ben Francia
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jo Ignoffo; Charles Olson; Deborah Olson; Yvonne Jacobson; Ray Lester; Joe Francia; Ben Francia; Craig VonWaaden
OCLC Number: 58047164
Notes: Title from container.
Performer(s): Yvonne Jacobson, Mary Jo Ignoffo, Charles Olson, Deborah Olson, Joe Francia, Ben Francia, Ray Lester.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (19 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: How the "Valley of Heart's Delight" became Silicon Valley
Responsibility: produced and directed by Craig vonWaaden.

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This documentary explores Silicon Valley's roots in agriculture. It examines how the valley has transformed from "the valley of heart's delight" to the technology capitol of the world. The fields and orchards that once dominated the area have virtually disappeared. Over just a few decades, the chips of silicon have replaced the fruits and vegetables of the land. But despite the changes, some farmers are still raising crops in Silicon Valley. This documentary tries to answer how the valley changed from agriculture to hi-tech and who are the remaining farmers in Silicon Valley.

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