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122 Eyes (1950)
Hard times in 1950s St. Louis and the social services that aimed to alleviate them.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social issues: 1950s; Social services;
Duration: 00:10:00
Popularity (downloads): 706
 
Television Commercials (1950s-1960s) (1950)
Examples of broadcast advertising from the 1950s and 1960s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:24:54
Popularity (downloads): 1025
 
American Harvest (Part II) (1955)
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Manufacturing;Automobiles: Economic effects;Sustainability: 1950s;
Duration: 00:16:39
Popularity (downloads): 1300
 
American Harvest (Part I) (1955)
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Manufacturing;Automobiles: Economic effects;Sustainability: 1950s;
Duration: 00:13:11
Popularity (downloads): 1284
 
Telegram for America (1956)
History, technology and 1950s-era practice of the telegraphy business.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telegrams;
Duration: 00:19:30
Popularity (downloads): 657
 
At This Moment (Part II) (1954)
Importance of railroads to 1950s AmeriDirected by Haford Kerbawy.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:11
Popularity (downloads): 838
 
At This Moment (Part I) (1954)
Importance of railroads to 1950s AmeriDirected by Haford Kerbawy.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:16
Popularity (downloads): 1186
 
Navajo Canyon Country (1954)
Culture and life of Dine' people in the 1950s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Native Americans;Arizona;
Duration: 00:11:39
Popularity (downloads): 299
 
Something New From Something Old
Young couple living in a walkup on the Lower East Side in the 1950s with more love than money fixes up their apartment.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Houses and homes;
Duration: 00:12:17
Popularity (downloads): 131
 
Best Made Plans, The (1956)
Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Materials: Plastics;Suburbia;Families: 1950s;
Duration: 00:21:19
Popularity (downloads): 1229
 

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