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Union Iron Works (1898)
From Edison films catalog: Here was built the peerless battleship "Oregon." The scene is taken at lunch hour, and shows a great throng of employees leaving the shop. 50 feet....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Iron-works--California--San Francisco; Shipyards--California--San Francisco; Iron and steel workers--California--San Francisco; Working class--California--San Francisco; Shipbuilding--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif.); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:29
Popularity (downloads): 862
 
Nasa Connect - QTS - Science of Sound (2004)
NASA Connect segment exploring all the basics of sound including how it works and how it travels. The video also explains how the ear works.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Sound; Noise; Acoustics; Hearing; Sound Waves; Light Waves; Pitch; Ear; High Frequency; Ear Canal; Ear Drum; Vibrations; Stirrup; Membrane; Cilia; Low Frequency; Decibel;
Duration: 00:05:04
Popularity (downloads): 2502
 
Magic in the Air (1941) (1941)
How TV works and the promise of its youth.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Media: Television;Electronics;
Duration: 00:07:58
Popularity (downloads): 685
 
Work Pays America (Part I) (1937)
How the WPA's program of public works benefits both unemployed workers and American society.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New Deal: WPA;
Duration: 00:16:07
Popularity (downloads): 339
 
Work Pays America (Part I) (1937)
How the WPA's program of public works benefits both unemployed workers and American society.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New Deal: WPA;
Duration: 00:16:07
Popularity (downloads): 499
 
Work Pays America (Part II) (1937)
How the WPA's program of public works benefits both unemployed workers and American society.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New Deal: WPA;
Duration: 00:15:01
Popularity (downloads): 361
 
Work Pays America (Part II) (1937)
How the WPA's program of public works benefits both unemployed workers and American society.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New Deal: WPA;
Duration: 00:15:01
Popularity (downloads): 235
 
NASASciFiles - How the Ear Works (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining how we hear sounds.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Hearing; Ear Canal; Ear Drum; Cochlea; Auditory Nerve; Brain; Frequency;
Duration: 00:00:56
Popularity (downloads): 2523
 
Working Dollars (1957)
Animated explanation of how the stock market works, told through the story of an Everyman named Mr. Finchley

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Finance;Investing;Animation: Advertising;
Duration: 00:10:44
Popularity (downloads): 1000
 
Behind the Bright Lights (1935)
How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Electricity;Chicago;
Duration: 00:07:09
Popularity (downloads): 268
 

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