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22.

The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Marconi's Yacht, 1922

Hallo Mars? - Marconi with new antenna on his yacht
Online
1922
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Ill Conceived Planes, ca. 1930

Ill-conceived flying machines including elaborate precursor to the auto-gyro
Online
1930
26.

The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Automated Cow Milking, 1930

The Rotolactator! Amazing automated cow-milking machine.
Online
1930
28.

The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Autogiro - Helicopter, 1931

Autogiro in action (early relative of the helicopter)
Online
1931
29.

The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Submarine Seaplanes, 1931

Supermarine seaplanes being built and being demonstrated.
Online
1931
30.

The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Driving a Fold Up Car, 1931

Fold-up Cars: Two women push an odd, folded-up vehicle onto street, put it together, drive away.
Online
1931
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Autogyro Demonstration, 1934

Autogyro from 1934 demonstrated, also a bicycle with wings that just won't get off the ground; unusual transportation, inventions
Online
1934
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Robot, 1934

Newsreel of a robot allegedly "controlled by the human voice" - comedic
Online
1934
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Early Computer, 1938

Very early computers tabulating census in Prague - good shots of punch cards and machinery.
Online
1938
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Sky Giant, 1938

Sky Giant: the first four-engine commercial airplane
Online
1938
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: The Walkie-Talkie, 1946

To Blazes with the Walkie Talkie - Walkie-Talkies used in firefighting
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: DDT Spraying, 1946

DDT Covers US town - streets, rubbish bins, drains, houses and cattle treated with insecticide.
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Ejection Seat, ca. 1946

Ejection seat tests/training for jet aircraft
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Medical Advancement, 1946

Plastic breathing apparatus an improvement on the Iron Lung
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Farmborough Jet Research Center, 1946

Farnborough jet research center - how jets are made and tested
Online
1946