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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Con Salud Venceremos

Description: This film looks at health care and disease prevention in Venezuela.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Fabric Magic

Description: A short film examining the strengths of three Milliken-made fabric blends - nylon and wool, orlon and wool, and dacron and wool.
Date: unknown
Creator: Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Forget Not These Children

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
Date: unknown
Creator: Lyon, Sumner; Smith, Ardis & Holton, Hamilton
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Fortress of the Sky

Description: This film shows the work that everyone from Boeing researchers to factory workers put in to Boeing aircraft.
Date: 1943
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Burnside, Norman & Gudebrod, G. David
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Greyhound Bus Driver

Description: This short film depicts interviews of Greyhound Bus driver applicants. Both favorable and not-so-favorable qualities in applicants are discussed.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Giant Killers

Description: This film shows the material and manpower that go into making Elco PT boats.
Date: unknown
Creator: van Nostrand, Wallace & Deventer, Van
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Heart of the City

Description: This short film briefly examines the impact of a factory on a town and its economy.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Grumman at War

Description: This film covers the design, testing, production, and South Pacific combat record of Grumman F6F fighter aircraft.
Date: 1944
Creator: Phelps, Leroy G.; Elwyn, Robert; Rodakiewicz, Henwar; Knox, Gordon & Nagel, Conrad
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Hurricane Hunters

Description: In this film, USAF storm chasers track and study a hurricane and are able to warn a city about the approaching storm.
Date: 1947
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

The Grumman Gulfstream

Description: This film discusses the Grumman Gulfstream airplane, its construction, and the qualities that make it useful, specifically for traveling business men
Date: unknown
Creator: Milligan, Richard & Joyce, William F.
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library