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Negro Colleges During Wartime

1940's

Negro Colleges During Wartime

Negro Colleges During Wartime - 1944

This documentary produced by the US War Department commences with a stone memorial to Booker T. Washington. We are then presented with an overview of how African-American universities were contributing the nations effort during World War II.  

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Hands

1940's

Hands

Hands - 1944

In this short World War II propaganda montage, the filmmakers examine the uses of hands, and how the united hands of America and her Allies will defeat the Axis. In times of war as in times of peace, hands hold many purposes and functions. Hands are tools with which we play musical instruments, type letters, […]

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News Sketches by Max Fleischer

1940's

News Sketches by Max Fleischer

News Sketches by Max Fleischer - 1944

“News Sketches by Max Fleischer” is a short cartoon created by famed animator Max Fleischer with an irreverent take on bizarre stories “drawn from the wires of the Associated Press.” As the news ticker types away, Fleischer literally illustrates the stories with pen and ink before our very eyes. Using a combination of stop motion […]

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