Random Videos From the Collection
Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) (1955)
A young boy travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroads;Tourism;U.S.: West;
Duration:
Downloads: 303
 
Visual literacy (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: visual literacy; diagrammatic reasoning;
Duration:
Downloads: 31
 
ABCs of Walking Wisely (1959)
Illustrates how people walk in streets like the alphabet. Shows among others the G-Walker, who doesn't look where he's going but says 'Gee, look at that,' the Y-Walker, who says...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration:
Downloads: 363
 
Transportation: Bus, Truck, and Taxi (1946)
Jobs moving people.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Transportation;
Duration:
Downloads: 710
 
Soundie - Who's Yehudi? (1942)


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: soundie;
Duration:
Downloads: 523
 
Airport, The (1948)
Functions of the modern airport, showing all aspects of airline passenger service.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Operations;Transportation: Air;
Duration:
Downloads: 1418
 
Egg and Us, The (1952)
Convinces Americans of the strength of their economy and urges them to support their government and help pay off the national deby by purchasing U.S. Savings Bonds. Animation: Pelican Films....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Economics;Patriotism;Consumerism;
Duration:
Downloads: 185
 
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:
Downloads: 1284
 
Lady Lifeguards


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration:
Downloads: 241
 
Esquimaux village (1901)
The first of three camera positions shows a low building resembling an igloo beside a small pool, and an ice floe. Dark-complexioned people dressed as Eskimos run up and down...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N; Y; )Exhibitions--United States; Eskimos--Games; Eskimo dogs--New York (State); Sleds--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration:
Downloads: 436
 
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