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MP_1545

MP_1545

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 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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60 Seconds to Safety

60 Seconds to Safety

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Neeman, Robinson & Wilson, Donald
Description: This film outlines suggested fire safety measures for schools.
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The Active Peacetime Service

The Active Peacetime Service

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon
Description: This film shows the many ways that the U.S. Coast Guard serves its country. Viewers learn that, among other duties, the U.S. Coast Guard regularly monitors the weather, warns ships of nearby icebergs, and patrols inland waterways.
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An Album of Christmas Carols

An Album of Christmas Carols

Date: unknown
Creator: Smith, Paul Lincoln & Bryant, Donald T.
Description: This film features the Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols off of their album, "Columbus Boychoir Christmas Carols."
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Anesthesia for Operative Procedures of Short Duration, for Induction Prior to Ether and to Complement Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen

Anesthesia for Operative Procedures of Short Duration, for Induction Prior to Ether and to Complement Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert; Gray, Hugh & Snow, William
Description: "This film has been prepared as an aid to the physician in obtaining a more complete understanding of the procedures, the limitations, and the advantages of Vinethene anesthesia" - from film.
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The Automobile and the American Way of Life

The Automobile and the American Way of Life

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film about how automobiles have enhanced our daily lives.
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Backfire

Backfire

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Description: "This story is based upon the actual classroom experiences of Thomas J. Shelly, teacher of Economics and History in the Yonkers High School, Yonkers, New York. The American Economic Foundation is happy to present this example of how common sense combats economic fallacies" - from film.
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The Banshee

The Banshee

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
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Building America

Building America

Date: unknown
Creator: Price, Sherman
Description: Film on US infrastructure development, with topics including homes of the future, the role of lumber dealers in home building, the importance of home maintenance, and the importance of urban development. This film includes animated sequences.
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Cannons on Wings

Cannons on Wings

Date: unknown
Creator: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Description: This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
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Coaxial and Microwave Miracles

Coaxial and Microwave Miracles

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
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Fabric Magic

Fabric Magic

Date: unknown
Creator: Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Description: A short film examining the strengths of three Milliken-made fabric blends - nylon and wool, orlon and wool, and dacron and wool.
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Forget Not These Children

Forget Not These Children

Date: unknown
Creator: Lyon, Sumner; Smith, Ardis & Holton, Hamilton
Description: This film discusses children with mental disabilities and the people and institutions that help them become functioning members of their communities. "Funds for this work were made available through the National Mental Health Act." - from end credits
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Giant Killers

Giant Killers

Date: unknown
Creator: van Nostrand, Wallace & Deventer, Van
Description: This film shows the material and manpower that go into making Elco PT boats.
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The Grumman Gulfstream

The Grumman Gulfstream

Date: unknown
Creator: Milligan, Richard & Joyce, William F.
Description: This film discusses the Grumman Gulfstream airplane, its construction, and the qualities that make it useful, specifically for traveling business men
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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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Junior Club

Junior Club

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film contains home video footage and includes images of a car stuck on a beach and of a woman throwing snow balls into a canyon.
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The King Means Business

The King Means Business

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film shows how Yale Load King electric hoists can improve production safety and efficiency for both small and large factories and workshops.
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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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Materials Handling

Materials Handling

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film discusses how the development of bigger and better machinery over the years has improved work efficiency, especially in fields that involve moving materials and building structures.
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Men Bet Their Lives On It

Men Bet Their Lives On It

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Winsten, Archer
Description: Film focusing on Packard engines, the Packard company, Packard engine production, and Packard's contributions to the war effort in the 1940s are the focus of this program.
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Modern Packaging

Modern Packaging

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film touches on the design and importance of packaging for items like food products and mail shipments.
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The Navy's Blue Angels

The Navy's Blue Angels

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Skoggard, Bruno; Blume, Wilbur T. & Lipton, Rex
Description: This film looks at The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, a highly trained group of precision flying pilots.
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