A Day of Thanksgiving – 1951

Thanksgiving in 1951 might not be as different for many today as it was back then. Bill Johnson’s family can’t

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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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Don’t Be a Sucker – 1947

In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstruct the politically motivated social

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The Star Spangled Banner by the 2nd Armored Division Band – 1970’s

This rendition of America’s National Anthem is performed by the 2nd Armored Division Band based in Fort Hood, Texas. Also

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Don’t Be a Sucker – 1947

In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstructs the politically motivated social

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Rosalie Allen: Chime Bells – 1940’s

Who doesn’t love a great yodeler? It’s Rosalie Allen, who taught herself to play music as a child in Pennsylvania

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Hemp For Victory – 1942

Hemp for Victory, produced by the US government in 1942, made a case for increasing the domestic cultivation of Cannabis

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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

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