Centuries of Telling Time – 1957

In this short newsreel from 1957, we visit San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences as it exhibits the Horological Collection of

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Willie Shoemaker’s First Victory – 1951

In this short newsreel segment, witness legendary horserace jockey Willie Shoemaker win his first of 8,833 victories. It was 1951

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Navajo Canyon Country – 1954

Produced in 1954, Navajo Canyon Country takes both a historical and anthropological look in examining the traditional lifestyle of the

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Newsreel: Grand Coulee Dam – 1953

With America’s infrastructure crumbling, it’s time we took a look back at our past achievements, their purpose, and why we

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Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program – 1966

Why wait? Use your Golden Touch to see the Americas on Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program. Use it to

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A History of SF & Oakland Streetcars – 1945

1945’s March of Progress, produced by the Key System, a privately owned streetcar system owned by business magnate Francis “Borax” Smith,

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Lady Life Guards – 1930’s

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is just a click away with our next short feature, Lady Life Guards, produced during the 1930’s.  

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Newsreel: Griffith Park Fire Disaster Protest – 1933

A newsreel marking the protest over the Griffith Park fire disaster of 1933, where 29 workers were killed while widening

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Lincoln Highway Groundbreaking – 1913

A promotional film for the Lincoln Highway from 1913, this short reel shows a groundbreaking ceremony for Carl G. Fisher’s

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Black Music in America: From Then Till Now – 1970’s

This tremendous educational documentary from the mid-1970’s examines the priceless contributions of African-Americans to musical heritage, so closely tied to

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Hair Dress Through The Ages – 1950

In this lighthearted documentary, a news announcer fumbles his way through reporting on the history of hairdressing. Not surprisingly, it

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