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The Story of North Texas State University (MP 232.c2)

Description: 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.
Date: 1963
Creator: North Texas State University
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Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)

Description: 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.
Date: 1975
Creator: Region One Education Service Center of Edinburg, Texas

Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)

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.
Date: 1975
Creator: Region One Education Service Center of Edinburg, Texas

[Tercio de Varas]

Description: Photograph of a bullring during the Tercio de varas (the lancing third) segment of a bull fight. The focus is on the bull and a picador. Taken in Venezuela during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
Date: 1948~

[Venezuela]

Description: Photograph of Venezuela, taken during filming for the series, Venezuela on the March. In the foreground, a series of vehicles are visible parked on a road lined with palm trees.
Date: unknown