Random Videos From the Collection
When You Are a Pedestrian (1948)
Pedestrians and motorists share the responsibility for accident prevention. Filmed on the streets and sidewalks of Oakland, California, and on a tabletop with model cars and dolls representing pedestrians. The...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Safety: Pedestrian;Animation: Stop-motion;San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;
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Downloads: 603
 
America Goes Over (Part III) (1918)
Government-produced historical record of major World War I battles.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War I;
Duration:
Downloads: 220
 
Family Portrait
How the Metropolitan Life Insurance company operates.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Insurance;
Duration:
Downloads: 229
 
NASA 25th Anniversary Show, Segment 03


Genre: Documentary
Keywords: NASA;Space;
Duration:
Downloads: 7579
 
Taping coils, Westinghouse works (1904)
Numerous women stand at several rows of tables where they appear to be wrapping tape around some devices, presumably coils. Male supervisors walk down the aisles, observing the women's work....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Supervisors; Industrial--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration:
Downloads: 593
 
NASAKSN - Boiling Fluids (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining why NASA is boiling foods in space.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Boil; Microgravity; Bubble; Vapor; Convection; Buoyancy; Dense; Weightless; Experiment; Space; Technology; Energy Transfer;
Duration:
Downloads: 1231
 
ACM CSCW 1996 - Majic and DesktopMajic (1996)
This video shows a multiparty videoconferencing system “MAJIC” and a multiparty desktop conferencing system “DesktopMAJIC”. MAJIC is composed of 2 video cameras, 2 video projectors, a one-way transparent screen, and...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: CSCW; videoconferencing; MAJIC; DesktopMAJIC; awareness; collaborative environment;
Duration:
Downloads: 502
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT3 - Aviation Systems Capacity (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring a new program called Aviation Systems Capacity to help improve the problem of flight delays and airport conjestion.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Flight Delay; Aviation Systems Capacity; Airport Conjestion; Air Traffic System; Weather; Advanced Air Transportation Technologies; Terminal Area Productivity; Technology; Airborne Information for Lateral Spacing; Civil Tilt Rotor Aircraft; Vertical; Fixed Wing;
Duration:
Downloads: 1593
 
Williamson Reel No. 14 (1934)
According to the notes written by hand in the film canister, this reel shows Williamson Inspecting troops, in Tibet in 1934.

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Sikkim;Tibet;Bhutan;Anthropology;
Duration:
Downloads: 903
 
Target Invisible (1945)
Illustrates the use of radar on a dramatized mission over Japan.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Radar;World War II: Japan;World War II: Army Air Forces;
Duration:
Downloads: 1381
 
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