UNT Media Library - 83 Matching Results

Search Results

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."
[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 Center for Studies in Aging (MP1545)
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.
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.
North Texas Now
This promotional film introduces the viewer to Denton, Texas and North Texas State University (NTSU). The film includes footage of students on campus, various university departments and organizations, and the recreational and leisure activities available to students in North Texas.
60 Seconds to Safety
This film outlines suggested fire safety measures for schools.
The Active Peacetime Service
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.
An Album of Christmas Carols
This film features the Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols off of their album, "Columbus Boychoir Christmas Carols."
Anesthesia for Operative Procedures of Short Duration, for Induction Prior to Ether and to Complement Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen
"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.
The Automobile and the American Way of Life
A film about how automobiles have enhanced our daily lives.
Backfire
"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.
The Banshee (High Definition)
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
The Banshee (Standard Definition)
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
Building America
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.
Cannons on Wings
This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
Coaxial and Microwave Miracles
This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
Fabric Magic
A short film examining the strengths of three Milliken-made fabric blends - nylon and wool, orlon and wool, and dacron and wool.
Forget Not These Children
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
Giant Killers
This film shows the material and manpower that go into making Elco PT boats.
The Grumman Gulfstream
This film discusses the Grumman Gulfstream airplane, its construction, and the qualities that make it useful, specifically for traveling business men
It Happens Every Spring
This film briefly explores the history of the New York Wire Company and the making of aluminum wire screening.
Junior Club
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.
The King Means Business
This film shows how Yale Load King electric hoists can improve production safety and efficiency for both small and large factories and workshops.
Lenox TV spot
This short video features three B&W commercials for Lenox fine china.
Materials Handling
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.
Men Bet Their Lives On It
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.
Modern Packaging
This film touches on the design and importance of packaging for items like food products and mail shipments.
The Navy's Blue Angels
This film looks at The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, a highly trained group of precision flying pilots.
New England Idyll
This film includes footage of people on the beach, people on planes, etc. This appears to be excerpt footage from the film "North by Northeast" ( KNOX_26, directed by Wilbur T. Blume and produced by Gordon Knox).
New Wings for the Navy: The Douglas F4D
A film documenting how the Douglas F4D Skyray helped the US Navy break a world speed record.
North by Northeast
This short film - produced in association with Northeast Airlines and Hertz Rent a Car Systems - shows travel opportunities in New England.
[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, ...
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.
RCA Violin
This film features two black and white RCA Service Company television ads.
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.
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.
The Telefixit Program
A film of Greg Coleman advising viewers on TV tuning procedures.
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.
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.
Lasers: Coherent Light Sources for Research and Industry
Film presents the story of laser technology from its initial development, through the present state of the art, to its future potential.
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.
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.
Jobs for America
This film explores how relationships between struggling communities and the Area Redevelopment Administration helped struggling local economies by creating new jobs.
The Liquid Fire
This is a dramatization of the life of labor leader Samuel Gompers.