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The Devonian Elementary School Library: An Experiment in Quarters and Organization

The Devonian Elementary School Library: An Experiment in Quarters and Organization

Date: 1959
Creator: The Andrews Public Schools
Description: This silent film documents the activities of librarians, educators, and students using the library at Devonian Elementary School in Andrews, Texas. Title cards are included and are shown here parenthetically. The film begins with children entering the school building ("A School Day Begins" and "Let Us Follow These Three Pupils"). Children enter a library and classroom ("The Library Has Open Sides") and an unidentified person makes marks on a library floor plan. Students demonstrate the process of checking out books ("There is a self-charging system of circulation") with close ups of the library checkout card for "The Book of Indians." Children read and check out books and a teacher checks out a film strip and projector ("Fines and Dates Due are Eliminated"). Back in the classroom, the librarian teaches the Dewey Decimal Classification system ("An Index to the decimal classification is used in lieu of a subject catalogue") and a librarian helps children find books on horses and North American Indians. There are close-ups of a checkout card for "Mickey's Magnet" by Franklyn Branley checked out by Lynda Slover as well as checkout cards for "Maple Sugar for Windy" and "Putt-Putt Skipper" ("Titles are given an emphasis in shelving and ...
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Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)

Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)

Date: 1975
Creator: Region One Education Service Center of Edinburg, Texas
Description: This educational film concerns educational techniques for teaching Spanish-language kindergarten students how to read in English. Techniques include teaching children to read in Spanish before learning to read in English. The film discusses a 3-year pilot program to teach these techniques at the Lamar School in Edinburg, Texas, which began in 1969. Kindergarten and first grade teachers Marcelia Reyes, Ninfa Guerra, Eva Corona, and Christina Chavez discuss their positive experiences with the bilingual education method discussed in the film. The narrator introduces Jacinto Lopez, a child who came from Mexico not knowing any English, went through the program, and now tested at the third grade level on the California Achievement and SPACHE tests. The film concludes with other students involved in the pilot program and their scores on the CAT and SPACHE tests.
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North Texas State University Center for Studies in Aging (MP1545)

North Texas State University Center for Studies in Aging (MP1545)

Date: 1976
Creator: Flores, Rachel A. & Lumpkin, Michael
Description: This short film promotes the North Texas State University (NTSU) Center for Studies in Aging, established in 1967 by Hiram J. Friedsam, Cora Martin, and Herbert Shore with an grant from the Administration on Aging. The film discusses the institution's goal to prepare students for service to older persons. Students are seen in classrooms, viewing a slide show, and working in real-life situations. Cora Martin speaks about the success of students who graduated from this program.
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Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)

Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)

Date: 1975
Creator: Region One Education Service Center of Edinburg, Texas
Description: This educational film demonstrates educational techniques for teaching English to Spanish-speaking students in Kindergarten with a focus on students of Mrs. Guerra at the Ford Elementary School in Pharr, Texas. These techniques can be found in the teacher's manual, "Teaching English Early," which is part of the set of materials in the Region One Curriculum Kit (ROCK). This film shows the students and Mrs. Guerra participating in language exercises.
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Don't Just Roll The Dice: Simple Solutions for Circulating Game Collections Effectively

Don't Just Roll The Dice: Simple Solutions for Circulating Game Collections Effectively

Date: June 26, 2016
Creator: Guerrero, Steven; Phillips, Jessica & Robson, Diane
Description: This presentation discusses a year-long research project by the UNT Media Library to assess different preservation techniques to extend the life of a game collection and minimize missing pieces.
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University of North Texas Media Library Gaming Collection Proposal

University of North Texas Media Library Gaming Collection Proposal

Date: July 2011
Creator: Robson, Diane; Stanton, Kimberly & Durkee, Patrick
Description: This proposal contains details regarding the acquisition policy and collection development principles to guide the expansion of UNT's Media Library Gaming Collection.
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Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"

Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"

Date: 1933
Creator: Universal Newspaper Newsreel
Description: This film from Universal Newsreels shows the stars of the motion picture "Gold Diggers of 1933" arriving in San Francisco for the film premiere at the Paramount Theater to the music of "We're in the Money" and "Pettin' in the Park." Mayor Angelo J. Rossi presents the keys to the city to the actors. Actress Glenda Farrell is appointed Mayor for the day and Actors Joe E. Brown and Warren William are named as Chief of Police and Fire Chief. Other stars of the film listed on the Paramount marquee include Ruby Keeler, Joan Blondell, Aline Macmahon, Ginger Rogers, and Guy Kibbee & 300 Gorgeous Girls.
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A New Way of Gravure

A New Way of Gravure

Date: 1950
Creator: Paley, Jess
Description: In this film, American Artist Stanley William Hayter describes his technique of engraving on copper from the first rough sketches on paper through pulling the final print.
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[Man with Camera]

[Man with Camera]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man operating a large camera outdoors in Venezuela, taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
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[Sound Equipment Set Up Outside Custom Vehicle]

[Sound Equipment Set Up Outside Custom Vehicle]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela. In this photo, a sound station of equipment from the Mobile Sound Unit vehicle is set up outside the rear door. The vehicle has 1947 New Jersey license plates.
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[Mobile Sound Unit and Crew]

[Mobile Sound Unit and Crew]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
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[Mobile Sound Unit with Mountains and Monument]

[Mobile Sound Unit with Mountains and Monument]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
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[Princeton Film Center Bus Stopped in the Road]

[Princeton Film Center Bus Stopped in the Road]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the custom bus used by the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, while they filmed in Venezuela.
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[Filming from the Top of the Mobile Sound Unit]

[Filming from the Top of the Mobile Sound Unit]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph outside the Museo de Bellas Artes in Venezuela. Two men operate a camera from the roof of the Mobile Sound Unit, and crew members below listen and look on to an out-of-frame scene. Taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
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[Custom Bus with Mobile Sound Unit]

[Custom Bus with Mobile Sound Unit]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Princeton Film Center's bus and Mobile Sound Unit.
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[Princeton Film Center Bus in Venezuela]

[Princeton Film Center Bus in Venezuela]

Date: 1948~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the custom bus used by the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, while they filmed in Venezuela. "The location dormitory bus, built to Film Center specifications by the Flxible Company of Ohio, has sleeping accommodations for nine, a galley, shower, two lavatories, refrigerator, air-conditioning, and its own power plant and water purifier." -original caption
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Princeton Film Center scrapbook

Princeton Film Center scrapbook

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Libraries.
Date: unknown
Creator: Princeton Film Center
Description: A scrapbook compiled by the Gordon Knox family containing materials (press releases, newspaper and journal clippings, advertisements, trade notices and other ephemera) about and related to the Princeton Film Center and Gordon Knox film productions. The items contained in the scrapbook were produced between 1941 and 1961.
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[Custom bus in Venezuela]

[Custom bus in Venezuela]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the custom bus used by the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, while they filmed in Venezuela.
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[Gordon Knox and Gunther von Fritsch on location in New Mexico]

[Gordon Knox and Gunther von Fritsch on location in New Mexico]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Gordon Knox and Gunther von Fritsch filming Son of the Conquistadors in New Mexico in 1941. Fritsch and Knox are shown standing on the roof of a car looking over a camera on a tripod. A woman is visible behind the car seated behind another tripod. "100 Years, A New Mexico Film Celebration," is written in the top right corner.
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It Happens Every Spring

It Happens Every Spring

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Holton, L. H. & Capsis, John
Description: This film briefly explores the history of the New York Wire Company and the making of aluminum wire screening.
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Jobs for America

Jobs for America

Date: 1962
Creator: Huntley, Chet; Knox, Gordon; Pfister, Walter & Ewing, Maxwell
Description: This film explores how relationships between struggling communities and the Area Redevelopment Administration helped struggling local economies by creating new jobs.
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Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Date: 1942
Creator: Eliot, George Fielding; Hall, Radcliffe & Knox, Gordon
Description: This American propaganda film from the 1940s sought to educate Americans on the Japanese people, their land, and their alleged plan to take over the Pacific.
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Land Based Helicopter Operations: Precautions

Land Based Helicopter Operations: Precautions

Date: 1953
Creator: United States. Navy
Description: United States Navy training film on helicopter maneuvers and safety.
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Lenox TV spot

Lenox TV spot

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This short video features three B&W commercials for Lenox fine china.
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