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Sep 21, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Extension Service.
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Part 1: Secretary of Agriculture D.F. Houston sits at his desk and presides at a tree planting ceremony on the Mall, Washington, DC (1919). Part 2: Secretary of Agriculture Jardine is sworn in at the Agriculture Building in Washington, DC on March 6, 1925. Part 3: Shows Assistant Secretary of Agriculture R.W. Dunlap (1925). Part 4: President Wilson marches at the head of a draft parade in Washington, DC in 1917. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7438
Topics: Department of Agriculture. 1862-, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, Motion pictures, Parades, Trees
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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Reel 1 maps proposed routes, shows the highway under construction, and describes the construction of 12 bridges between Washington, D.C., and Mount Vernon. Reel 2 shows machinery used in the highway's construction, and traffic on the completed road. Pres. Hoover inspects the road on Jan. 16, 1932. Sen. Simeon D. Fess presides at a meeting of the American Association of State Highway Officials formally opening the road. Secretary of Agriculture Hyde, Association president F.E. Everett, Sen....
Topics: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885, Motion pictures, Bridges, Highway...
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Extension Service.
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Secretary of Agriculture Edwin T. Meredith, Mrs. Meredith, Miss Edna Meredith, and Dr. Elmer Dorwin Ball view a chrysanthemum show at the Department of Agriculture Building in Washington, DC. Miss Meredith and Dr. Ball walk through the Department grounds. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7437
Topics: Department of Agriculture. 1862-, Motion pictures
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Extension Service.
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Parts 1-3; Show President Hoover in the Executive Office and shots of the inaugural parade, March 4, 1929. Part 4: Show additional parade scenes. Part 5: Shows Hoover in his office. Part 6: Shows President Hoover and former President Coolidge on the steps of the White House. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7434
Topics: White House (Washington, D.C.), Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Motion...
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Extension Service.
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Secretary of Agriculture Meredith poses with members of the American Bankers Association in Washington, DC. The group watches a demonstration of grain dust explosions at the Bureau of Standards. Meredith inspects green houses with members of the Chicago White Sox baseball team, including Eddie Collins. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7431
Topics: Chicago White Sox (Baseball team), Motion pictures, Dust explosions
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Extension Service.
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Part 1: Professor Lee C. Corbett attends a lily show at the Department of Agriculture Building in Washington, DC (1913). Part 2: Representatives Champ Clark and Asbury Lever, Senators G.E. Chamberlain and Willard Saulsbury, and Herbert Hoover watch President Wilson sign the Food Control Act of 1917. Part 3: Secretary of Agriculture Henry C. Wallace and Senator George H. Moses attend a conference of the Joint Commission on Printing in the Capitol Building, DC. Part 4: Secretary of Agriculture...
Topics: U.S. Congress. 1789-, United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Wilson,...
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Sep 19, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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A Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine film on grasshopper plagues. Shows dust storms in the Great Plains and abandoned farms, swarming grasshoppers among crops, devoured crops, and close-ups of five types of hoppers. Cattle are loaded into railway cars and shipped away due to lack of food. Charts grasshopper outbreaks from 1797. Farmers discuss grasshopper damage to their crops. Illustrates the grasshopper's life cycle. Shows favorable conditions for their hatching, some natural enemies,...
Topics: United States, Motion pictures, Agriculture, Dust storms, Entomology
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Sep 18, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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A Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics Service film on research work performed by the U.S.D.A. in the fields of food and nutrition, textiles and clothing, housing and household equipment, and family economics. Shows the research laboratories in Beltsville, Md., and some of the tools, equipment, and methods of work there. Chief of the Bureau Hazel Spively speaks from her desk. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7426
Topics: Beltsville (Md.), Motion pictures, Consumer education, Food, Home economics, Nutrition, Textile...
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Sep 18, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Topics: FBI, FBI file, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Revolutionary Union
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Sep 18, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 18, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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A Soil Conservation Service film on the proper utilization of the eight classes of land. Shows examples of the eight classes (as classified by the Soil Conservation Service), contour plowing, strip cropping, terracing, pasture land, swamp, deserts, rocky slopes, hunters, cotton, corn, tobacco, and cane. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7425
Topics: Motion pictures, Land use, Soil conservation
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Sep 15, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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On the part played by the Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations and the Technical Cooperation Administration (Point Four) in the introduction of kenaf into Cuba. Shows Cuban fields, products made from kenaf such as twine and sugar bags, Cuban and U.S. agriculturalists at work at an experiment station near Santiago, men planting and harvesting kenaf, ox drawn carts, a processing plant for the fiber, and bags being loaded into a ship. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National...
Topics: Cubam Motion pictures, Economic assistance Agriculture, Cooperative
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Sep 15, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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On the 1948 awards of the Department of Agriculture. Shows the U.S.D.A. buildings in Wash., D.C., still pictures of the 1947 award winners, crowds on the Washington Monument grounds, the Marine Band, farm scenes, lumbering operations, and dairy cattle. Sen. Everett Dirksen (Illinois) speaks and men receive their awards. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7423
Topics: Department of Agriculture. 1862-, Motion pictures, Civil service, Agriculture, Cooperative,...
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Sep 14, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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On the work of the Soil Conservation Service in York County, Pennsylvania. Shows the work performed by a farmer and his family during an entire year. Illustrates the advantages of contour plowing for soil conservation and increased production. Shows several scenes of farm animals and farm activities such as making butter, picking cherries and peaches, and harvesting several crops. Also shows how farm contour lines are laid out and how contour plowing is done. Description courtesy of the...
Topics: York (Pa.), Motion pictures, Farms, Soil conservation, Harvesting
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Sep 13, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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On the work of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Shows the act establishing the Bureau, pictures of the spread of pleuro-pneumonia (cows), stills of sailing ships, swine, inspectors boarding ships and planes, inspection of vehicles crossing borders, quarantined animals, a dip, men inspecting animals in stock yards, meat in a packing plant, the U.S. meat stamp, vets inspecting animals before and after butchering, men inspecting poultry, a poultry plant, laboratories in Beltsville, Md., vets giving...
Topics: Beltsville (Md.), New York, Iowa State College, U.S. Congress. 1789-, Motion pictures, Cattle, Food...
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Sep 13, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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Emphasizes the value of harmonious family relationships in instilling the qualities of courtesy and cooperativeness in children. The parents assist the children in building shelves and toy boxes. A family council meets to plan its finances. Outdoor games are utilized to absorb youthful energy. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7419
Topics: Motion pictures, Family
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Sep 13, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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Shows the history and occupations of the CCC. Reel 1, recruits establish a camp in the woods. A mess hall is constructed and roofed. Enrollees receive medical and dental care. Reel 2, members engage in athletic contests (tree chopping, boxing, swimming). Timber is felled and slash removed. A forest nursery is erected and seeds are planted. Reel 3, trees are thinned and diseased leaders pruned. Check dams are built to prevent erosion. Picnic areas are cleared. Reel 4, drift fences are erected,...
Topics: Motion pictures, Agriculture, Dams, Forests and forestry, Civilians
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Sep 13, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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Dramatizes the efforts of county agents to institute a regularized cattle dipping program to eliminate cattle ticks in a southern community. Reel 1, the cattle dipping program is inaugurated by county officials over the objection of some farmers. Reel 2, a farmer, appointed to round up undipped cattle, is shot and his wife undertakes the task. Reel 3, the dipping vat is dynamited, but the farmer's wife captures the culprit and the dipping operation meets its 100 per cent goal. Description...
Topics: Motion pictures, Cattle
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Sep 13, 2022 United States. Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service.
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This film includes the following: Part 1: Secretary of Agriculture A.M. Hyde is sworn in on March 7, 1929. Retiring Secretary Jardine congratulates him. Part 2: Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson addresses Ohio Corn Club boys in 1913. Part 3: Trans-Atlantic flyer Charles Lindbergh is received in the U.S. (1927). The "Memphis" docks at the Navy Yard, Washington, DC. Lindbergh lands the "Spirit of St. Louis" at a Denver airport and rides in a motorcade. Part 4: Dr. Woods is...
Topics: Denver (Colo.), Spirit of St. Louis (Airplane), Department of the Navy. Washington Navy Yard...
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Sep 12, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 shows typical homes and home owners: a barber, gas station attendant, etc. Part 2 shows low priced homes available in Idaho, Arkansas, Texas, Florida, and New York. Part 3 emphasizes the distinctiveness of modern low priced homes available to prospective buyers. Part 4 explains monthly payments on modern homes emphasizing the financial advantages of buying rather than renting. It also includes shots of a miniature candy city. Description courtesy...
Topics: Florida, Idaho, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Motion pictures, Home ownership, Housing
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 contrasts modern and obsolete bath facilities. Part 2 cites statistics on individual home ownership. Part 3 quotes prices and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) monthly payments on various types of homes. Part 4 shows brief views of homes occupied by Chinese, Dutch, Eskimos, etc. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7047
Topics: Motion pictures, Home ownership, Housing
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Topics: FBI, FBI file, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Henry Aronson, Civil rights violations, Police...
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 12, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 11, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Topics: FBI, FBI file, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Desegregation, University of Mississippi
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Sep 11, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 11, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 11, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 shows views of cottages erected by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) among skyscrapers in downtown Manhattan. Part 2 shows alterations made to grocery stores, tenements, and office buildings with loans from the FHA. Part 3 has animated cartoons showing the remodeling of a Victorian Home in Cleveland, Ohio, into a more modern dwelling. Part 4 cites statistics showing the increase of building activity under the National Housing Act of 1934...
Topics: New York (N.Y.), Cleveland (Ohio), Motion pictures, Buildings, Construction industry
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Sep 11, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 shows buildings in Key West, Florida, remodeled with loans from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to provide tourist facilities. Part 2 shows a bedroom, study, and playroom areas being built into attics. Part 3 shows examples of home architecture prevalent in 1880, 1900, 1920, and 1935 and includes many views of ultramodern architecture. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7043
Topics: Key West (Fla.), Motion pictures, Architecture, Domestic, Buildings, Housing
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Sep 11, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration
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This moving image contains the following: In Part 1 a Boy Scout identifies danger spots in a home - cracked linoleum, faulty electrical wiring, broken staircases, and weak bannisters. Part 2 shows interiors of homes of Hollywood personalities. Part 3 shows types of home fireplaces. Part 4 contrasts the safety of children playing in the yards of privately owned homes with the peril of those playing in a city street. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7044
Topics: Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.), Motion pictures, Accidents, Boy Scouts, Home ownership, Fireplaces
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 3, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 demonstrates the time and energy saved in a modern kitchen designed for efficiency. Part 2 shows architect William Lescaze in his newly remodeled office-home combination. It also show the use of one-way glass to convert a brownstone house into a well-lit building. Part 3 shows colonial homes in Deerfield, Mass. Part 4 diagrams the types of home repairs and improvements for which the home owner can obtain loans under the National Housing Act of...
Topics: Deerfield (Mass.), Motion pictures, Architecture, Buildings, Home ownership, Kitchens
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This moving image contains the following: Part 1 includes aerial views showing the Washington Monument being repaired, including shots of Washington, DC, taken from the Monument. Part 2 describes increased realty value resulting from the remodeling of a New York City store. In Part 3 interior designer Catherine Howard describes the remodeling of a living room. Part 4 shows a raging fire being fought. A fireman describes home dangers that cause fires. Part 5 explains the recovery of building...
Topics: New York (N.Y.), Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Motion pictures, Buildings,...
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Federal Housing Administration.
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This film shows home plans adapted from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Technical Bulletin #4 shows the construction of a low cost home in Bethesda, Maryland, from the selection of its site to its occupancy. It also emphasizes the economy of using stock material and standard sizes. Reel 1 includes an explanation of how to lay a foundation, erect a frame, make stairs, and install plumbing. Reel 2 shows plastering, flooring, heating, and other inside finishing. The film begins with...
Topics: Motion pictures, Automobile industry and trade, Building
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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The film consists of one public service announcement encouraging public participation in the 17th decennial census of 1950. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 208383218
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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Instructs enumerators how to secure and record relevant census information, particularly regarding employment. Shows, in dramatizations, how certain facts are elicited and recorded. Includes scenes illustrating various kinds of living quarters and employment. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7007
Topics: Motion pictures, Census, Housing, Occupations
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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This film shows people as they participated in various activities, such as sailing, watching parades, working and traveling. It discusses the growth of the nation beginning with the American Revolution and documents the country's evolution from a rural to an urban society. The film emphasizes the importance of the census throughout history. Narrated by Burgess Meredith. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 4719176
Topics: New York (N.Y.), Beverly Hills (Calif.), Philadelphia (Pa.), Saint Louis (Mo.), San Francisco...
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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National Archives Identifier: 159138850
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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Script is available. Explains to enumerators how answers to certain questions should be recorded. Consists mostly of dramatizations of enumerators obtaining information and filling out schedules. Includes views of various kinds of habitation to be included in or excluded from the census. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7009
Topics: Motion pictures, Census, Housing
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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Script is available. Explains the purposes and values of the census and briefly relates its history. Describes the responsibility of enumerators and dramatizes one's experience with a woman reluctant to answer his questions. Editors, punch card machine operators, and statisticians work at compiling reports. Director William L. Austin speaks on enumerator's abilities. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7008
Topics: Motion pictures, Census
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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Explains to enumerators the meaning of certain elements of a schedule and shows, in dramatizations, how correct information is obtained and recorded. Includes agricultural scenes illustrating kinds of farms, partial and total crop losses, causes of losses (dust, flood, grasshoppers, frost), and livestock. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7006
Topics: Motion pictures, Census, Farms, Agriculture, Cooperative
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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The film consists of the following six public service announcements encouraging public participation in the 17th decennial census of 1950: The 1950 Census, Growth of the US 1950, Female Population, Drift of Population, Center of Population and Identification Card. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 208383217
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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On the 1960 Census. Still pictures show an old home in Chicago, and downtown Chicago. George Stone and Dr. Philip Hauser discuss problems of urbanization; urban and rural population ratios from 1800 to a projected 1980; rank size of urbanized areas in the U.S.; sex ratios, median ages, and birth rates by population of urbanized areas; scattered metropolitan area population; the movement to the suburbs; the growth of Chicago from its base on Lake Michigan; urban renewal programs; and projections...
Topics: Chicago (Ill.), National Educational Television and Radio Center, Motion pictures, Census,...
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.
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Urges cooperation with the taking of the 1940 censuses. Shows brief scenes representing the various kinds of information that will be sought. Shows Census Bureau personnel working with cards and business machines to tabulate statistics. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 7011
Topics: Motion pictures, Census
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Sep 2, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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A Public Information Film on the modernization of the Washington, D.C. City Post Office, after the installation of the Mail-Flow System, and some of the new sorting and culling machines. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6926
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Postmaster General Summerfield speaks. Mail is delivered. People enter an old post office. Mail and parcel post are sorted by hand and by modern machines. Mail is delivered by postmen using "mailsters" and carts. Shows new post offices and their equipment. Experimental letter-sorting machines are tested. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6919
Topics: Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972, Motion pictures, Postal service
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Sep 1, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Part 1 consists of still pictures of the Bicentennial Commission, including Senator Simeon D. Fess, Vice Chairman; Hon. Sol Bloom, Associate Director; and Postmaster General Walter F. Brown. A part of the crowd at the sale in Washington, D.C., is also shown. Part 2 shows a shipment of World's Fair Stamps being placed aboard an airplane for shipment to Chicago, May 18, 1933. Among those attending this ceremony is Postmaster General James A. Farley. Description courtesy of the National Archives....
Topics: Chicago (Ill.), Washington (D.C.), Farley, James Aloysius, 1888-1976, Motion pictures, Postage...
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Shows how mail is taken from ships and sent to its destination in the United States. A canvas mail chute is used to transfer mail from an ocean liner in New York harbor to a mail boat. Bags are sorted on the boat, unloaded, and put aboard railway cars. Mail is sorted on the train and bags are picked up and discharged en route. Bags are hauled by trucks and conveyors and sorted at the Chicago mail terminal. Shows Postmaster General Harry S. New. Description courtesy of the National Archives....
Topics: New York (N.Y.), Chicago (Ill.), New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937, Motion pictures,...
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Sep 1, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Short version of 028.30 ("Air Mail Service") with Spanish subtitles. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6913
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 1, 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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An air mail plane flies from New York City to San Francisco, making various stops. Consists mostly of aerial views of the plane and the terrain. Reel 1 shows the handling of a letter preparatory to the flight. The airplane leaves New York and flies over the Allegheny Mountains. Reel 2, the plane flies to Iowa City, Iowa, making stops at Bellefonte, Pennsylvania; Cleveland; and Maywood, Illinois. Reel 3 shows the flight from Omaha to Salt Lake City, with stops at North Platte, Nebraska, and Rock...
Topics: Maywood (Ill.), Nebraska, New York (N.Y.), Wyoming, Bellefonte (Pa.), Chicago (Ill.), Cleveland...
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Reel 1, German troops cross the Dutch and Luxembourg borders, remove obstacles from roads, rebuild bridges, detour around a blocked road, cross the Albert Canal in rubber boats, cross the Meuse, remove explosives from a bridge, construct a pontoon bridge, guard Dutch POW's, advance under fire with tanks, remove wounded comrades, and load and fire artillery. Tanks move along, trucks and tanks go through Dutch towns and past windmills, halftracks and motorcyclists pass civilians, civilians...
Topics: Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Rhine River, Netherlands, Great Britain. Army, France....
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Instructional film on operating the Westcoaster Mailster, ca. 1950s. National Archives Identifier: 6979
Topics: Motion pictures, Training film, Driving instructions, Mailster
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Instructional film on postal employee safety, ca. 1960s. National Archives Identifier: 6976
Topics: Motion pictures, Employee training
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Post Office Department.
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Promotional film for self-service kiosks, ca. 1960s. National Archives Identifier: 6960
Topics: Motion pictures, Promotional material
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifiers: 5990 , 5991
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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Unedited footage shows the installation of a weather station on the island. A Scottish band plays aboard a Coast Guard cutter. Supplies are unloaded from the cutter into small boats, and then unloaded on shore. A flag is raised on the island. Includes shots of an unidentified city street. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 5983
Topics: Motion pictures, Cutters (Ships)
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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Seamen are initiated as a Coast Guard cutter crosses the Equator. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 5969
Topics: Motion pictures, Initiations (into trades, societies, etc.), Cutters (Ships)
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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On the installation of a Loran station on Bataan, Philippine Islands. Building material, equipment, and supplies are loaded aboard a ship which sails out of San Francisco harbor. Coast Guardsmen survey the Loran site, unload cargo, erect tents, and supervise the building of the station by local labor. The land is cleared and leveled, cement is poured, antenna poles are raised, building foundations are laid, Loran equipment is hauled to the site and checked, and the station goes into operation....
Topics: San Francisco (Calif.), Luzon (Philippines), Motion pictures, Architecture
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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KETC-TV funded by Coast Guard Description courtesy of the National Archives . National Archives Identifier: 6098
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6043
Topic: Motion pictures
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6077
Topic: Moving images
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Sep 1, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6161
Topic: Motion pictures
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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"Safe Boating" Lloyd Bridges :60; "One Cup of Gas" CGMP 10-68 :10; "Safe Boating is No Accident" Kathy Garver; "Something Missing" Kathy Garver '69; Buddy Ebsen :10, :30, :60; "Water Safety". Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6125
Topics: Motion pictures, Public service announcements
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6434
Topic: Motion pictures
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6189
Topic: Motion pictures
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6433
Topic: Motion pictures
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6429
Topic: Motion pictures
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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This film explores oceanographic research in the Arctic and the Antarctic. Scenes show how men mastered the oceans for defense and for the economic betterment of the world. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6430
Topics: Motion pictures, Oceanography
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Aug 31, 2022 United States. Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office.
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National Archives Identifier: 6427
Topic: Motion pictures