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Prelinger Archives: Bob Learns About Ocean Trade [electronic resource]

Bob learns about import and export trade. He watches ships at a large harbor and sees Pinkerton guards, longshoremen, and checkers at work.
Online
2013; 1953
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Prelinger Archives: Civil Rights Rally Presented by I.U.E., AFL-CIO [electronic resource]

Rally in New York of District 4 IUE - demands "All and Now" - with over 1,500 in attendance for civil rights.
Online
2013; 1963
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Prelinger Archives: Babies and Breadwinners [1961 Polio Vaccine Campaign] [electronic resource]

U.S. government film about the polio vaccine being administered to the residents of Columbus, Georgia, and the methods used to promote the vaccination campaign.
Online
2013; 1961
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Prelinger Archives: Sinclair at the World's Fair [electronic resource]

View color footage of 1964-65 New York World's Fair, sponsored by Sinclair.
Online
2013; 1965
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Prelinger Archives: Look to Lockheed for Leadership [electronic resource]

Promotional film about Lockheed aircraft using test pilots and speed records to show how Lockheed is at the forefront of aviation technology. Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lindbergh and Howard Hughes are shown.
Online
2013; 1940
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Prelinger Archives: [Home Movies Medicus Collection--New York World's Fair, 1939-40] (Reel 3) [electronic resource]

World's Fair: New York, 1939-40; amateur films. Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. Foreign Section and Transportation Area. Historical pageant on history of railroads, transportation.
Online
2013; 1939
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Prelinger Archives: American Maker [electronic resource]

Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone.
Online
2013; 1960
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Prelinger Archives: American Portrait [electronic resource]

Tells the story of improvements and better ways of life which have come into being during the last one hundred years. The story centers around a life insurance agent as portrayed by Alan Ladd.
Online
2013; 1940
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Prelinger Archives: 17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making [electronic resource]

How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome.
Online
2013; 1945
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Prelinger Archives: Radar Secrets [electronic resource]

Tells the story of radar developed during World War II.
Online
2013; 1945
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Prelinger Archives: In the Suburbs [electronic resource]

Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
Online
1957
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Prelinger Archives: The Nation at Your Fingertips [electronic resource]

How direct long distance dialing made the U.S. a smaller place, and how instantaneous direct communication between Americans without operator assistance became possible.
Online
1951
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Prelinger Archives: An American Girl-the Problems of Prejudice Part 2 [electronic resource]

An adolescent girl in a small town tests her democratic heritage when she pretends to be Jewish and encounters prejudice. She explores the problem of anti-Semitism by reading her diary at a PTA meeting.
Online
1958
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Prelinger Archives: Girls Beware [electronic resource]

Like its precursor Name Unknown (1951), Girls Beware is a trilogy of tragedies brought about by teenage girls' attempts at independent behavior. Covers dos and don'ts in the babysitting situation. Develops the problem of the 'PICK UP' and the girls who go with boys that are too old.
Online
1961
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Prelinger Archives: Boys Beware [electronic resource]

Anti-homosexual film targeted at teenage boys, urging them to avoid encounters with potential molesters.
Online
1961
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Prelinger Archives: Age 13 Part 2 [electronic resource]

A Sid Davis film about the inner life of an at-risk teenager, told in an idiosyncratic and often surreal manner. Shot in working-class Inglewood, Hollywood and other parts of the Los Angeles basin.
Online
1955
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Prelinger Archives: Boy With a Knife [electronic resource]

Jerry, an "at-risk" young man, uses his knife as an "equalizer" to solve his frustrations stemming from his unhappy home, which is dominated by his stepmother. A group worker reaches Jerry and helps him to transcend his anger.
Online
1956
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Prelinger Archives: The Terrible Truth [electronic resource]

Early (and sensational) film on marijuana use as a route to heroin addiction.
Online
1951
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Prelinger Archives: The Stranger [electronic resource]

Homemade cautionary drama about the case of a young girl who is abducted and murdered by a stranger.
Online
1957