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The Active Peacetime Service

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Administrative Department]

Description: Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Original caption: "Administrative Department".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Media Library

An Album of Christmas Carols

Description: This film features the Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols off of their album, "Columbus Boychoir Christmas Carols."
Date: unknown
Creator: Smith, Paul Lincoln & Bryant, Donald T.
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

An American Museum

Description: A film about the City Art Museum of Saint Louis. It includes information on the roles of museum staff, including the duties of the curator. The film provides examples of how artifacts are examined for authenticity, techniques for display and information on traveling exhibits.
Date: 1954
Creator: Guggenheim, Charles & Torno, Laurant
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Americans at Home: Treasure for your Table

Description: Film about the history of craftsman housewares in America, such as crystal ware, fine china, and sterling silver.
Date: 1956
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Oser, Jean & Turner, Howard
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Backfire

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

The Banshee

Description: A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Building America

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Price, Sherman
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

The Building of a Tire

Description: This film shows the process involved in the making of Firestone tires (in the 1940s). This film contains some animated sequences.
Date: 1945
Creator: The Walt Disney Company
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Cannons on Wings

Description: This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Card Files]

Description: Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. A woman takes notes on card files.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Cast During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]

Description: Photograph of Tim Holt and an unidentified boy seated on a log while on location to film "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt." The boy is holding a long wooden "gun" resting on the ground in front of him. Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Checking Films Before Rental]

Description: Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Two of the men in the room are checking film with machines. Original caption: "Checking Films Before Rental"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Media Library

Coaxial and Microwave Miracles

Description: This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Developing Room]

Description: Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Media Library