UCLA Film & Television Archive
With over 220,000 films and television programs, and 27 million feet of newsreel footage, the UCLA Film & Television Archive is the world's largest university-held collection of motion pictures and broadcast programming. This includes extensive footage of popular and folk music performances in film and on television and radio. Rare holdings include Vitaphone film shorts from the 1920s and 1930s, and Soundies from the 1940s. The Archive's catalog can be searched (using the "topic or genre/form search") under numerous musical genres, including Jazz, Blues, Folk music, Rap, Swing, and much more.