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Social Class in America (1957)
Shows the differences in the life experience of three male babies from three different social classes. One young man succeeds his father as president of the family manufacturing company. Another,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Sociology; Class; 1950s;
Duration: 00:14:49
Popularity (downloads): 1093
Lima Family (1944)
Depicts a day in the lives of the members of an upper class family of Lima, capital of Peru, and points out similarities to a family of the same class...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Peru;Latin America;South America;
Duration: 00:18:09
Popularity (downloads): 374
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Creative Writing Classes (1988)
Fourth Segment: Cleanth Brooks asks if postmodernist literary trends, where from the reader's standpoint it is difficult to determine what is being communicated, are the result of creative writing classes....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; creative writing; classes; talent; learning; literary training; teaching; postmodernism;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 247
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - B.B. King Day (1999)
In the sixteenth segment of the video, Art Tipaldi declares December 7th, 1999 to be BB King Day on the behalf of his American Literature class and the Popular Music...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: History of Popular Music; Students; Art Tipaldi; BB King; Thank-you speeches; Acceptance speeches; World War II; Pearl Harbor; Credits; December 7, 1999;
Duration: 00:02:37
Popularity (downloads): 248
NASA Connect - HASB - Solar Flares Student Activity (2002)
NASA Connect segment involving students in an activity that investigates the cycles of solar flares. The video incorporates problem solving strategies while students compute percentages of M-class flares and graph...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Sun; Solar Flares; M-class Flares; Graph; Problem Solving; Solar Cycles; Student Activity;
Duration: 00:03:08
Popularity (downloads): 1478
Children of Japan (1941)
Shows home, work and school activities of a middle-class Japanese family.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Japan;
Duration: 00:10:10
Popularity (downloads): 408
Golden Years, The (1960)
Bowling made appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and popular design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Recreation;Sports: Bowling;Families;
Duration: 00:14:26
Popularity (downloads): 234
Golden Years, The (1960)
Bowling made respectable and appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and ""Populuxe"" design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Recreation; Sports: Bowling; Families;
Duration: 00:14:26
Popularity (downloads): 415
Understanding Others (1959)
Argues that a person should be judged by his/her true worth and ability, rather than by economic background or social skills. Drama filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Class relations;Teenagers;
Duration: 00:11:40
Popularity (downloads): 548
Success in Business (1928)
Story of a middle-class white-collar worker who finds the way to succeed in business, making his wife and family happy and enjoying affluence.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Business;Occupations: Clerical;
Duration: 00:11:16
Popularity (downloads): 146

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