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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Educational Films
by Allan, Catherine; Ornellas, Maile, joint author
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Also issued as videorecording
Topic: Hyperactive children
Educational Films
by Associated Press; Oxford Films
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eye 183

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Uses footage dating back to 1896 and highlights taken from each Olympiad since, to trace the American participation in the games. Shows the pageantry and traditions that make up this international institution
Topics: Olympics, Athletes
Educational Films
by Avery, Charles; Levinson, Nick; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 184

favorite 3

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Presented by Charles Avery
Topics: Monuments, Sculpture, Renaissance, Art and state
Educational Films
by Ballard, Robert D; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 197

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Presenter: Robert Ballard
Topics: Famous (Expedition) (1973-1974), Famous (Expedition), Oceanography
Educational Films
by Bennett, Richard Rodney; Broughton, Edward; Open University
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eye 188

favorite 2

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King's Singers; Edward Broughton Band
Topic: Composers
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation; Open University
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eye 223

favorite 2

comment 0

Topics: Geology, Sea level, Climatic changes
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 271

favorite 4

comment 0

Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Diabetes, Diabetes in children
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University
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eye 382

favorite 3

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Speakers, Mike Pentz, Keith Hodgkinson
Topics: Celestial mechanics, Planets, Lunar eclipses
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University
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eye 1,164

favorite 26

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Investigates acinar cells using an electron microscope. Examines the structure of typical cells using such specialized analysis techniques as autoradiography and freeze-fracture. Cell sections are stained with uranium and lead ions for electron microscope analysis in place of colored dyes used to stain cells for analysis in a light microscope
Topics: Electron microscopy, Cells, Cytology, Fixation (Histology), Histology
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University
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eye 898

favorite 6

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Secular Music of the Renaissance Three artists-in-residence in high schools in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Colorado discuss their methods of teaching young people. Provides an insight into the teaching-learning process and into the development and encouragement of creativity. For use in teacher training.
Topics: Music, Instrumental ensembles, Vocal ensembles, Vocal ensembles with instrumental ensemble
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University
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eye 316

favorite 6

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Cataloging information taken from guide
Topic: Sea-floor spreading
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Gass, I. G. (Ian Graham); Styles, Peter
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eye 212

favorite 5

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Presenter: Ian Gass, Peter Styles
Topics: Oceans., Historical geology.
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 253

favorite 6

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Allosteric regulation
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 787

favorite 20

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Figure sculpture, Art, Greek, Antiquities
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 406

favorite 10

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Drawing, Italian
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 393

favorite 5

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, Music, Composers, Twelve-tone system, Intellectual life
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 515

favorite 10

comment 0

Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Enzymes
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 408

favorite 5

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Geology
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 464

favorite 18

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Uses computer-generated anaglyphic photography of ball-and-stick models of a hemoglobin molecule to explain the biochemical mechanism by which hemoglobin binds and releases oxygen. Illustrates the roles of several of the individual amino-acid residues by building the molecule stage by stage
Topic: Hemoglobin
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 283

favorite 5

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VHS
Topics: Mechanics, Applied, Machinery, Kinematics of, Kinematics
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 403

favorite 4

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Coal, Coal-tar industry, Coke, Coal gasification
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 272

favorite 4

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D, City planning
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 199

favorite 3

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Skeleton, Natural selection, Adaptation (Biology)
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 263

favorite 2

comment 0

Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Enzymes
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 288

favorite 5

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Paleoclimatology, Glacial landforms, Glaciology
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 253

favorite 3

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Riccio, 1470-1532, S. Maria del popolo (Church : Rome, Italy), Church architecture, Architecture,...
Educational Films
by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952. Big red barn; Moreland-Latchford Productions; Oxford Films
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eye 269

favorite 5

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With study guide
Topics: Language arts (Elementary), Domestic animals
Educational Films
by Chalmers, Neil; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University. Science Foundation Course Team
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eye 329

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Speakers: Neil Chalmers and others
Topic: Paleontology
Educational Films
by Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990; Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University; Media Guild
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eye 280

favorite 5

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Ives, Charles, 1874-1954, Composers
Educational Films
by Einon, Geoff; Toates, F. M. (Frederick M.); Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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eye 237

favorite 7

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Speakers, Geoff Einon, Frederick Toates
Topic: Neurophysiology
Educational Films
by Else, Jon, 1944-; Peoples, David Webb; Peoples, Janet; Frees, Paul; Chevalier, Haakon, 1902-1985; Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005; Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985; Pyramid Films, inc
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eye 2,194

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Narrator: Paul Frees
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Topics: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967, Physicists, Nuclear weapons, Atomic bomb, Biographical films,...
Educational Films
by Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Ontario Educational Communications Authority
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eye 518

favorite 9

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"A personal view by John Kenneth Galbraith."
Topics: Land reform, Land use, Economic history
Educational Films
by Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; Ontario Educational Communications Authority
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eye 361

favorite 9

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To be used with chapter 3 of John Kenneth Galbraith's book, The age of uncertainty
Topics: Marxian economics, Economics, Economic history, History
Educational Films
by Gielgud, John, 1904-2000; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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eye 707

favorite 10

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topics: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881, Bratʹi͡a Karamazovy (Dostoyevsky, Fyodor)
Educational Films
by Hamilton, Guy, 1922-2016; Douglas, Kirk, 1916-; Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Devil's disciple; Indiana University, Bloomington
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eye 774

favorite 8

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Directed by Guy Hamilton
Topic: Feature films
Educational Films
by Hoskins, Mary; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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eye 463

favorite 10

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VHS
Topics: Navigation, Sailing ships, Underwater archaeology, Antiquities
Educational Films
by Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920; Barr Films; Orkin-Flaum Productions
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eye 4,283

favorite 21

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Producers, Thea Flaum, Dick Orkin ; associate producer, Loretta Petersohn
Topic: Christmas stories
Educational Films
by Jaworski, John, 1945-; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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eye 570

favorite 10

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Group theory
Educational Films
by Jones, Roger R; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Open University
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eye 249

favorite 6

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Speakers, Charles Kurland, George Stoffler
Topic: Ribosomes
Educational Films
by Kemeny, John; Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016; Brittain, Donald; Owen, Don; Howells, Barrie; Leach, Paul; Racine, Roger; Fortier, Laval; Douglas, Don; National Film Board of Canada
movies

eye 463

favorite 4

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Documentary
Topics: Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016, Cohen, Leonard, 1934-, Poets, Canadian
Educational Films
by Lambert, Evelyn; Office national du film du Canada
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eye 357

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Réalisation, Evelyn Lambart
Topics: Air, Pulvérisation et poudrage aériens en sylviculture
Educational Films
by Landsburg, Alan; O'Brien, Edmond, 1915-1985; Films Incorporated
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eye 687

favorite 3

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Directed by Alan Landsburg and narrated by Edmond O'Brien
Topics: Scopes, John Thomas, Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Evolution
Educational Films
by Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997; Olson, Charles, 1910-1970; National Educational Television and Radio Center; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
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eye 1,218

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Poetry Denise Levertov and Charles Olson Interviews Richard Wilbur and Robert Lowell. Explores their interests in poetic expression and the origins of the ideas in their respective poems. Wilbur reads On the marginal way, Love calls us to the things of this world, and Advise to a prophet. Lowell reads Water, Soft wood, A flaw, Fall, 1961 and The opposite house.
Topics: Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997, Olson, Charles, 1910-1970, Poetry
Educational Films
by Lipscomb, William N; Harburn, George; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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eye 373

favorite 7

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Chemistry, organic.
Educational Films
by Lorsch, Jay William; Hobel-Leiterman Productions; Ontario Educational Communications Authority
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Professor Jay W. Lorsch uses selected organizational examples to illustrate the contingency theory of management. Explains that the type of structure that an organization uses depends upon the tasks to be accomplished, which in turn reflects the work styles and values of the people doing the jobs
Topics: Organization, Organizational effectiveness
Educational Films
by Media Guild; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 252

favorite 3

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Produced by the BBC for the British Open University
Topic: Petroleum
Educational Films
by Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999; Ontario Educational Communications Authority; Mississippi Authority for Educational Television; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
movies

eye 480

favorite 9

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Guide, covering all 8 titles in the series: The music of man, with no.1
Topics: Composers, Music
Educational Films
by Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999; Ontario Educational Communications Authority; Mississippi Authority for Educational Television; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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eye 434

favorite 8

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Guide, covering all 8 titles in the series: The music of man, with no.1
Topic: Music
Educational Films
by Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999; Ontario Educational Communications Authority; Mississippi Authority for Educational Television; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
movies

eye 583

favorite 10

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Guide covers all 8 titles in the series: The music of man
Topic: Music
Educational Films
by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); ABC Video Enterprises; Opus Films; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Metropolitan cats
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eye 713

favorite 13

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Cats in art
Educational Films
by Nunn, Jean. pro; Cleminson, Neil. pro; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 573

favorite 11

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912 feet
Topics: Mathematics, Calculus
Educational Films
by O'Brien, Edel; Asch, Frank. Bread and honey; Landmark Films
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eye 505

favorite 5

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Colin Wyse, Catherine Byrne, Sean Madden
Topic: Children's films
Educational Films
by O'Brien, Edmond, 1915-1985; Landsburg, Alan; Films Incorporated
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eye 1,031

favorite 6

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Narrated by Edmond O'Brien and directed by Alan Landsburg
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971, Military...
Educational Films
by O'Connor, Flannery. Displaced person; Learning in Focus, inc
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eye 3,572

favorite 36

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An adaptation of the short story of the same title by Flannery O'Connor
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Topics: Polish people, Feature films
Educational Films
by O'Hara, Eliot, 1890-1969; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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eye 604

favorite 12

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Kodachrome
Topics: Pen drawing, Painting
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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The NYA office in Illinois conducts an essay contest to get ideas for useful projects for NYA work centers. Announcements are mimeographed and printed, posters designed and posted, and essays judged. Administrator Aubrey Williams presents awards to winning youths at the state fair held at Springfield, Ill. National Archives Identifier: 37226 Local Identifier: 119.5 * Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration....
Topics: Motion pictures, Springfield (Ill.), Work, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 436

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The NYA trains girls to sew, to make military and civil defense posters and signs, to prepare food, and to assist in hospital work (feeding and massaging patients, sterilizing instruments, making x-ray pictures, etc.). Women learn to operate machine tools (drill presses, lathes, etc) in an airplane plant, to weld sheet metal, to solder and drill radio parts, and to inspect finished work. Eleanor Roosevelt introduces and narrates the film. National Archives Identifier: 37236 Local Identifier:...
Topics: Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Nurses, Roosevelt Eleanor 1884-1962, Welding, Women, Work, World...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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Boys build and fly gliders at an NYA center at Lake Cassidy, Mich. The boys work with model planes and drawings to learn fundamentals. Class study and shop work are also shown. Glider parts are made and assembled. Gliders are towed by automobiles and are flown and landed. National Archives Identifier: 37248 Local Identifier: 119.27 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent)...
Topics: Aeronautics, Cassidy Lake (Mich.), Gliders (Aeronautics), Motion pictures, Work, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 468

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On NYA activities in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Reel 1, Puerto Rican children and young men idle on street corners and in saloons. NYA youths hoe corn, gather tomatoes, transplant seedlings, and drain mosquito-infested ditches. Girls assist nurses. Reel 2, Puerto Rican girls donate blood and work in a selective service office. Boys do woodwork, grade a road, and level an airstrip at Losey Field, P.R. Reel 3 (color) shows aerial and ground views of coastline, flowers, and cities in the...
Topics: Agriculture, Cooperative, Air bases, Highway construction, Motion pictures, Nurses, Puerto Rico,...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 287

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On the work of boys and girls in NYA centers in Rhode Island and Connecticut after the hurricane of September 1938. Reel 1, youths perform their normal work at the Kingston and Providence (R.I.) Centers and at the New Haven (Conn.) Center. Shows hurricane damage at New London and Norwich (Conn.) and at Providence. Personages: A. W. Williams, Gov. R. E. Quinn. Reel 2 shows damage at Norwich, Hartford, and New London, Conn, and at West Warwick, Charlestown, and Narragansett, R.I. Men and boys...
Topics: Floods, Hurricanes, Motion pictures, Roosevelt Eleanor 1884-1962, Work, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 236

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Shows opportunities in aviation offered by the NYA. Boys at Camp DeSoto, Tampa, Fla., work on motors and in wood and metal shops and classrooms. College students study aeronautics and meteorology. A seaplane lands and takes off at Glen Cove, Long Island. NYA administrator A. W. Williams and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt witness the installation of a seaplane base at Poughkeepsie, N.Y. National Archives Identifier: 37233 Local Identifier: 119.12 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War...
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Aeronautics, Meteorology in aeronautics, Motion pictures, New York, Poughkeepsie (N.Y.), Roosevelt...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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On the visit of Their Majesties in June 1939. Scenes of the visit include the arrival at Union Station, a parade to the White House, and visits to the British Embassy and Mount Vernon. The King lays a wreath on the tomb of George Washington. National Archives Identifier: 37254 Local Identifier: 119.33 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent) From: Series : Motion Picture...
Topics: Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain 1926-, George VI King of Great Britain 1895-1952, Motion...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 306

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The NYA trains youths for jobs. Describes modern industrial and agricultural machines (hay balers, threshers, reapers, etc.) which displace manpower. Unemployed youths loiter in hobo gangs. Boys receive training in the use of machine tools, carpentry, and auto mechanics at an NYA center. Girls are trained to cook and make dresses and to become beauticians (manicuring nails, setting hair, and applying facials). National Archives Identifier: 37222 Local Identifier: 119.1 * Creator(s): Office for...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Agricultural machinery, Automobiles, Beauty, Persona, Cooking, Machine-tools, Motion pictures,...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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Graduates of NYA schools operate lathes, presses, and milling machines a machine shop. Airplane, wings and fuselages are drilled and welded by girls. Life Jackets are tested. Life rafts are assembled and waterproofed. Deck section of a submarine are moved and assembled in a shipyard. Bulkhead sections are welded. The submarine is launched. National Archives Identifier: 37223 Local Identifier: 119.2 * Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training....
Topics: Life rafts, Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Ships, Submarines (Ships), Work, World War 1939-1945,...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 790

favorite 10

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On a typical day at an NYA girls center at Cherrydale Kansas. Girls arise; do calisthenics; breakfast; clean their rooms; cut patterns, design dresses, and use sewing machines; wash clothes; type; do quilting; participate in volleyball, baseball, and tennis games; cook supper; dance with each other; and go to bed. Includes a style show in which girls model clothes they have made. National Archives Identifier: 37249 Local Identifier: 119.28 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War...
Topics: Girls, Motion pictures, Sewing, Work, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 227

favorite 3

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On cooperation among the NYA, the Public Health Service, clinics, and private physicians and dentists to improve the health of U.S. youth. Boys and girls receive physical examinations at a free clinic. Children play and exercise in an orthopedic clinic. Includes shots of a Public Health Service dietary kitchen and of youngsters swimming, boxing, doing calisthenics, and practicing archery. National Archives Identifier: 37238 Local Identifier: 119.17 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management....
Topics: Children, Medical care, Motion pictures, Physical education and training, Sports
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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On the operation of a NYA farm at Weiser, Idaho. Boys finish construction of a dormitory, dig a ditch for a septic tank, grade a road, bale hay, plow, feed chickens and pigs, weld steel ladders, and erect a fire escape. Girls wash clothes, take dictation, sew clothes, attend a dressmaking class, and serve meals. National Archives Identifier: 37244 Local Identifier: 119.23 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration....
Topics: Agriculture Cooperative, Highway construction, Home economics, Motion pictures, Work, Living New...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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eye 408

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On the 1941 inauguration. Reel 1 shows crowds along the parade route, NYA parade units forming, the Presidential car passing to the Capitol from the White House, and Pres. Roosevelt being sworn in by Chief Justice Hughes. FDR waves to the crowd as his car leaves the Capitol grounds. Reel 2, parade units pass in review: cavalry, tanks, West Point cadets, Annapolis midshipmen, NYA contingents, the Marine Corps band, etc. National Archives Identifier: 37235 Local Identifier: 119.14 Creator(s):...
Topics: Hughes Charles Evans 1862-1948, Inauguration Day, Motion pictures, Roosevelt Franklin D. (Franklin...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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On NYA work training projects. Boys work on milling machines and lathes, make dies, forge and shape metal for army cots, cut and shape sheet metal for oil cans, and pour lead casings. At Buffalo, N.Y. boys and girls machine small metal boxes for electrical units, work in a foundry, assemble gliders, and assist in the construction of Flying Fortresses in an aircraft plant. National Archives Identifier: 37228 Local Identifier: 119.7 * Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower...
Topics: Airplanes, B-17 bomber, Gliders (Aeronautics), Machine-tools, Motion pictures, New York, Work,...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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NYA boys learn to use machine tools at various residence centers in Illinois. The boys operate lathes and milling machines, learn to weld, make incubators in a sheet metal shop, pour steel into molds, do blacksmithing work, and attend classes in auto mechanics, mechanical drawing, and radio repairing. Includes views of the meals served and of recreational facilities at the centers (libraries, sports contests, and billiard tables). National Archives Identifier: 37250 Local Identifier: 119.29...
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Topics: Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Steel, Work, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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On activities of youth. in the out-of-school program of the NYA in New Mexico. Spanish crafts are practiced at Albuquerque (Mountain Park Recreation center), Cienega, Las Vegas, and Jemez Springs. Boys work with wood and tin and girls weave and embroider. Other activities include tennis court construction, restoration of kivas, school construction, and furniture making. Shows recreational activities at the camps. National Archives Identifier: 37240 Local Identifier: 119.19 Creator(s): Office...
Topics: Archaeology, Handicraft, Motion pictures, New Mexico, Students, Work
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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favorite 11

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On NYA centers in Georgia and Alabama. Reel 1, Negro boys feed chickens and pigs, plow with tractors, landscape grounds, and repair dormitories at centers in Boligee, Ala., and in Dorchester, Ga. Girls prepare and serve meals, weave baskets, and make mattresses. Reel 2, boys construct chairs in a woodworking class at an Atlanta high school. Shows home economics classes, radio instruction, and shoe making courses at Georgia State College Girls cook meals, make dresses, and attend nursing classes...
Topics: Georgia State College (Atlanta, Ga.), Home economics, Landscape, Livestock, Motion pictures, Work,...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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Shows many views of the gardens and exterior shots of the Embassy of Great Britain in Washington, D. C. National Archives Identifier: 37237 Local Identifier: 119.16 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent) From: Series : Motion Picture Films, compiled ca. 1937 - 1942 * Record Group 119: Records of the National Youth Administration, 1934 - 1945 * Item Type(s) of Archival...
Topics: Department of State. U.S. Embassy Great Britain (06/22/1893 - ), Motion pictures, Living New Deal
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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President Roosevelt converses with bystanders while seated in an auto. Eleanor Roosevelt escorts a group of people over the grounds of the estate. Men on a small sailing boat display a catch of fish. Includes shots of roadside scenery taken from a moving vehicle. National Archives Identifier: 37246 Local Identifier: 119.25 Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent) From: Series...
Topics: Hyde Park (Dutchess County N.Y.), Motion pictures, Roosevelt Eleanor 1884-1962, Roosevelt Franklin...
Living New Deal Project
by Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
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On activities at the NYA work experience center, Wilberforce University, Ohio. Shows classes in woodwork, metal crafts, machine shop, cooking, and typesetting. Negro youths mold and make bricks which are used in the construction of a field house. National Archives Identifier: 37234 Local Identifier: 119.13 * Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration. (09/17/1942 - 01/01/1944) (Most Recent) * From: Series : Motion...
Topics: Cooking, Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Work, Living New Deal