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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Computers and Robots, 1983

Computer and computer-driven robots in industrial environments
Online
1983
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: NASA Lab, 1983

NASA Space shuttle avionics integration lab (flight simulator)
Online
1983
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Westinghouse Foundry, 1904

Tapping a furnace at Westinghouse foundries
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: A Generator at Westinghouse Foundry, 1904

Workers welding large ring (piece of a generator?) in a fire
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Street Car Motor Factory, 1904

Very dramatic tracking shot over factory interior where street car motors are made.
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Rotary Testing, 1904

Testing a Rotary. A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check on how it's working.
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Westinghouse Air Brake Co. 1904

Casting at Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Assembly line factory work.
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Westinghouse Works Factory, 1904

Westinghouse Works Area Viewed from Train. East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the winter
Online
1904
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Early Aviation, 1906

Early aviation (1906) effort by Danish aviation pioneer Jacob Christian Ellehammer who made the first powered flight in Europe. Shots of strange 3-tiered plane attempting to fly, 3 men help to guide/control it as it flops around.
Online
1906
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Washing Machine, ca. 1910

Electric Washing Machine. Title "Electricity, the new maid, lightens the labor in the house." Woman putting laundry into machine then sits down to read while another woman is hard at work using old manual style washing machine.
Online
1910