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Wastage of Human Resources (1947)
How crippling disease, avoidable accidents, crime, war, old age, alcoholism and poor living conditions waste human lives and their potential. This film grew out of the effort to build a...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Postwar issues;Health and hygiene;Human rights;
Duration: 00:10:17
Popularity (downloads): 694
 
The Base of the Pyramid in Information and Communication Technologies (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: Base of Pyramid; Bottom of the Pyramid; BOP; entrepreneurs; value-added consumers; socioeconomic grouping; ICT; information poor; insiders; outsiders; developing countries; computers; cell phones; cyber-cafe; economic strategies; sustainable development; Burma; Liberia; natural disaster; Nomads of North Africa; Katrina; C.K.Prahalad; Hart; Allen Hammond; Alice Etim; Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; The Forgotten Man; President FDR; Ross School of Business; Sub-Sahara Africa; village kiosks; village phones; MNCs; world's poor;
Duration: 00:18:21
Popularity (downloads): 21
 
\'Till It Helps! (1959)
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:06:42
Popularity (downloads): 126
 
Cutting sugar cane (1902)
The poor condition of the film, its short length, and the distance of the subject matter from the camera position do not permit much description other than saying some workers...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sugarcane; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 426
 
Men and Jobs (1944)
How the U.S. government tried to match every person to a job during World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Industrial production;Labor: 1940s;
Duration: 00:08:35
Popularity (downloads): 317
 
World at War (Part II) (1942)
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: General;
Duration: 00:16:07
Popularity (downloads): 607
 
World at War (Part I) (1942)
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: General;
Duration: 00:25:35
Popularity (downloads): 1125
 
Amateur film: The World's Fair: August 1940 (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:07:31
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
To New Horizons (1940)
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the 'Futurama' exhibit in GM's 'Highways and Horizons' pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Infrastructure: Highways;
Duration: 00:22:59
Popularity (downloads): 1117
 
Close Harmony (1942)
Discussion on the need for unity between labor and management as the U.S. mobilizes for World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Industrial production;Race relations;
Duration: 00:10:35
Popularity (downloads): 945
 

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