Random Videos From the Collection
Your Permit to Drive (1951)
Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Safety: Driving;Car culture;Infrastructure: Roads and highways;
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Downloads: 122
 
Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. (1904)
About fifty canoes filled with people on an outing in the summertime were photographed from a single camera position from a bridge overlooking the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Canoes and canoeing; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration:
Downloads: 578
 
Master Hands (Part III) (1936)
Classic 'capitalist realist' drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the 'master hands' of the assembly line workers, it seems more...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing;Labor: 1930s;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration:
Downloads: 673
 
Always On Call
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Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration:
Downloads: 232
 
Oceanfloor Legacy, segment 14 of 14 (1991)
Closing credits - produced by Stephen Wessells

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Ocean;Radioactive waste;San Francisco;
Duration:
Downloads: 279
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction 2 (1999)
In the sixth segment of the video, BB King continues his Blues lesson by performing an uptempo, cheerful Blues song. He follows it with a performance of "The Thrill...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; uptempo music;
Duration:
Downloads: 336
 
ACM CHI 1994 Issue 97 - The Attribute Explorer (1993)
The Attribute Explorer video demonstrates a graphical interactive tool for visualising the relationships within multi-attribute data sets. Rather than using 2- or 3- dimensional multiple views of the data,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: CHI; information visualization; interactive graphics;
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Downloads: 522
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Mysterious Red Light (2003)
NASA Why? Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Why? Files segment describing some of the major volcanic events throughout history. NASA Why? Files segment describing the effects of...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. Textbook; Vulcan; Pele; Eruption; Vesuvius; Pompeii; Pelee; St. Pierre; Mt. St. Helens; Northern Jet; Subtropical Jet; Fred Yco; Boston Museum Of Science; Michael Sheiss; Light House; Sun; Photon; Atom; Proton; Neutron; Electron; Energy; Light Wave; P
Duration:
Downloads: 1970
 
Gift of Green (1946)
Explains through animation the process of photosynthesis, and discusses its importance to our daily lives.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Biology;
Duration:
Downloads: 193
 
The Great Web of Water, segment 10 of 12 (1996)
The southern portion of the Central Valley Project is described

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration:
Downloads: 323
 
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