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[North Texas State University Media Library Orientation]
This video is composed of digitized 35 mm slides related to the North Texas State University (now UNT) media library services and functions. The slides include images of people using audiovisual equipment and materials including film and slide projectors and televisions, images related to the library's film rental and loan program including a brochure for the Gerontological Film Collection, interior and exterior images of Willis Library and Special Collections, unidentified students and library employees engaging in activities such as answering telephones and using the library card catalog, and numerous graphics and illustrations. There is no known existing sound recording or print documentation to accompany this slide presentation and therefore this video relied on the current organization of the slides. The original digital images are retained for preservation.
[North Texas State University School of Music Orientation]
This video is composed of digitized slides and musical accompaniment that were used to promote the North Texas State University School of Music. The slide show consists of segments that discuss the school from the perspective of the university president, an introduction to the university community, the value of the program from the perspective of the Dean of the School of Music, the Music Library and other resources, teaching faculty, performance groups available on campus, and the availability of live performances on and off campus. The slide show begins with images and a performance by the NTSU symphony orchestra as well as images of students practicing and studying. The second segment includes images of and narration by university president C.C. "Jitter" Nolan about the value and importance of the music program and the President's Award which was given to the symphony orchestra as conducted by Anshel Brusilow and the One O'Clock Lab Band under the direction of Leon Breeden. In the third segment, narrator Edward Baird discusses the student community and programs accompanied by images of students on campus, students painting, and students in the university lounge. In the fourth segment, Dean of the School of Music Marceau Meyers speaks about the expanding practice, performance, and recording spaces and the Music Library located in Willis Library and directed by Morris Martin. In the fifth segment, Baird discusses the program's teaching faculty with accompanying images of Eugene Conley, Adolfo Odnoposoff, Anshel Brusilow, Robert Ottman, William Latham, Martin Mailman, Merrill Ellis, Michael Collins, Cecil Adkins, Edward Rainbow, David McGuire, Robert Winslow, and Leon Breeden. Areas highlighted include the electronic music program, musicology, and jazz performance. The sixth includes images of performance groups on campus including the acapella choir, chapel choir, men's chorus, women's chorus, grand chorus, madrigal singers, opera theater, commercial singers, ...
Old Man In A Hurry
This film tells the story of Bion Shively, the oldest man to win the Hambletonian Trotting Classic.
Paul Landacre, Wood Engraver
This short film on Paul Landacre shows the artist as he works on a piece titled "Lot Cleaning, Los Angeles."
The Potent Triangle
This film highlights New Jersey and L. Bamberger & Co. retail stores (now branded Macy's) as two important parts of a "Potent Triangle" of business in their corner of the U.S. - a "quality market" and a "great outlet," respectively. The film represents L. Bamberger & Co.'s call for a "Creative Producer" to complete their Potent Triangle by providing L. Bamberger & Co. with a "California fashion cavalcade."
Princeton Airport Dedication
This film contains an unidentified press event held outside a building labeled Princeton Aviation Elev 160 and Gulf Oil. A Piper N7968W aircraft is displayed to the crowd following the press conference.
Process Group Counseling: A Live Demonstration
This video presents an edited version of an unrehearsed process group counseling session that took place between professor Bob Berg and volunteers from the audience at the University of North Texas Annual Counseling Conference. Dr. Garry Landreth introduces the video.
RCA Violin
This film features two black and white RCA Service Company television ads.
A Rising Tide
Film describing the history of industry in New Bedford, Mass., focusing on the decline of the textile industry. The film presents the planning, implementation, and results of New Bedford's initiatives to foster economic development and create new jobs.
Rural Review
This program on rural living includes segments on the 4H Club; "modern," "step-saving" kitchens; and "modern," time-saving farming equipment.
Sample TV news clip reel
This film contains footage of black and white news clips from the 1950s. Subjects covered in these news clips includes Allis-Chalmers'cement-making process, pilot plant in Milwaukee and the installation of computing equipment ("Northrop Electronic Brain") in Hawthorne, California.
Scandals
This video was created from a digitized 35 mm filmstrip and vinyl record used by the National Republican Congressional Committee in their campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon in the 1952 presidential election. The presentation tallies cases of "dishonesty and corruption" under President Harry S. Truman in the departments Agriculture, Internal Revenue Services, Defense, Justice, Commerce, State, Treasury, and Interior. The presentation also discusses scandal and corruption in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), the United States Post Office, the Federal Housing Agency, Office of Price Stabilization, Veteran's Administration, Maritime Commission, Atomic Energy Commission, and the Democratic National Committee. The presentation argues that gambling, drug use, and juvenile delinquency can be traced back to the White House and lists numerous people associated with the Truman administration and Democratic National Committee who have been involved in scandal and corruption including Tom Pendergast, Harry Vaughan, Matthew Connelly, William M. Boyle, Jr., James P. Finnegan, Loretta Young, Frank Erickson, and Alger Hiss.
Scenes in Fort Worth
This silent film is a compilation of a number of different scenes and appears to be news footage from an unknown news agency. In the first scene a man interviews a family in their kitchen, a small child eats while seated on the counter, and a group of young people are gathered next to what appears to be a police car or ambulance. In the second scene, men and women dressed in western or cowboy attire eat breakfast at an unknown event in Fort Worth. The story includes a close up of bacon frying, an unidentified man on horseback, a man in a police uniform being led into a jail in what appears to be a joke, a parade of men on horseback with a sign for Seymour's White Front Store in the background, and a close up of a man drinking a cup of coffee. In the third scene, the Moslah Shrine Chanters are seen at a train station and boarding a train. In the fourth, a man demonstrates the use of a piece of equipment for another man which appears to be a FCDA CD-V700 radiation survey meter or radiation detector. The fifth and final scene is preceded by a title card which reads, "Jury Rules Girl is 'Neglected'" and contains courtroom footage.
The Seven Wonders of Wool
A film of Dorothy Burgess educating consumers on the seven wonders of wool: its wrinkle resistance, its absorbancy, its insulating properties, its "dye affinity," its heat and flame resistance, the way it's "easy to handle," and its durability.
The Seven Wonders of Wool
A film of Dorothy Burgess educating consumers on the seven wonders of wool: its wrinkle resistance, its absorbancy, its insulating properties, its "dye affinity," its heat and flame resistance, the way it's "easy to handle," and its durability. These are described as selling points during a sales training session.
Shooting Straight with Tim Holt
Film of Tim Holt educating his young friend, Porky, on guns and gun safety. Part one covers the history of rifle use by early American settlers, including Buffalo Bill, and displays a matchlock rifle and a Springfield breechloading rifle.
Shooting Straight with Tim Holt
Film of Tim Holt educating his young friend, Porky, on guns and gun safety. Part two covers sighting techniques, target practice, and techniques for loading a Kentucky Rifle. Includes a brief history of the John James Audobon and the habitate of a variety of birds.
Snowbirds
From the filmmaker guide: "An impressionistic portrait of the thousands of older Americans who travel from their homes in the North to spend the winter in trailer parks in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas."
Son of the Conquistadors
This film tells the story of Juan Martinez, a young man who leaves his family to join the US Air Force.
The Story of North Texas State University (MP 232.c2)
This promotional film created by the United Students of North Texas Senate tells the story of life at North Texas State University (NTSU) from the time a student arrives on campus through graduation with exploration of the various academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities available to students. The film begins with aerial footage of the Dallas Expressway, the Denton County courthouse, and the NTSU campus. The narrator introduces the viewer to the processes of registration, moving into dormitories, and attending orientation assembly. Footage includes students on campus and in classrooms, the university library, and the various departments including the college of arts and sciences, business administration, education, industrial arts, home economics, and music. Footage also includes extracurricular and recreational activities such as student organizations, the homecoming parade, sororities and fraternities, the debate team, theater, the yearbook and newspaper, R.O.T.C., athletics, and religious organizations. The film concludes with the various research activities conducted by university faculty and students in the departments of history, sociology, home economics, musicology, business, psychology, chemistry, and nuclear and atomic physics.
Sulmet: Sulfamethazine in the Treatment of Livestock Diseases
This film advocates the use of Sulmet sulfamethazine for treating diseases in livestock.
Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)
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.
Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)
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.
The Telefixit Program
A film of Greg Coleman advising viewers on TV tuning procedures.
Texomaland
This news reel highlights the recreational activities available at Lake Texoma including swimming, water-skiing, and hunting.
Venezuela Elige su Destino: Narracion Fotografica de las Elecciones de 1947
This Spanish language film explores Venezuela and Venezuela's 1947 presidential elections.
Via Port of New York
A film on the Port of New York. Contains animated sequences.
Walter Lantz TV samples
This film contains five animated ads from the 1950s covering services or goods from three companies: Electric Auto-Lite, Carnation, and Coca-Cola.
Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"
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.
Watson Wakes Up
A film about a man named Walter Watson. Walter can barely seem to make ends meet until he realizes the secret to financial stability: saving money.
What is Modern Art? (High Definition)
Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.
What is Modern Art? (Standard Definition)
Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.
Wings of the Future
This film discusses helicopters and looks at how inventors and innovators like Igor Sikorsky, Juan de la Cierva and Arthur Young helped to make helicopter flight possible.
Wings Over Dexter
A film showing the role of local service airlines in modern transportation.
The World of Computers and You
This educational film produced by East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University - Commerce), informs viewers about careers in electronic data processing, applications of data processing and computer science in different industries, and the demand for people trained in computer science. The film concludes by informing viewers how they can achieve personal satisfaction in their professions.
Your Fair Share
This film represents an appeal for donations to the Newark, N.J. area Community Service Association. Presents the stories of individuals with health or social problems who need assistance and then suggests community programs that could help.