Random Videos From the Collection
16mm Motion Picture Projector: Care and Maintenance, The (1961)
Training film for military projectionists

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Projection;
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Downloads: 812
 
Stillman Fires Collection: Albany St Lumber Yard
from Stillman Fires Collection.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration:
Downloads: 262
 
Buffalo Fire Department in action (1897)
From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo (N.Y.)--Fire Dept; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo; Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY) Actuality;
Duration:
Downloads: 1286
 
Changing City, The
0635 PA8740 Changing City, The

Genre: Ephemeral
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Downloads: 262
 
NASASciFiles - Sound Waves and Frequency (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining what sound is.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Vibration; Air Molecules; Tuning Fork; Frequency; Pitch;
Duration:
Downloads: 1428
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT15 - New Materials (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring new materials technology development and how it has revolutionized the world of science and technology.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; New Materials; Composite; Kevlar; Steel; Strong; Bullet Proof; Puncture Proof; Protective Clothing; Lightweight; Synthetic; Structures; Chemistry; High Performance; Electrical Conductivity; Armor; Glass Fiber; Flexible; Polymer; Fabrication; Molecules; Astronauts; International Space Station; Radiation; Meteorites; Aluminum; Carbon Nanotubes; Self-healing Matrix;
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Downloads: 1911
 
Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration:
Downloads: 527
 
Lake Powell, complete video (1997)
This video describes the historical background for building Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona. It takes you on a hike to see the beautiful scenery and a boat ride to show...

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Construction;Dam
Duration:
Downloads: 1104
 
Hockey match on the ice (1898)
From Edison films catalog: The skaters dart to and fro, swinging their hockeys and trying to hit the disc toward the goal. 150 feet. 22.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Hockey--New Jersey--Newark; Winter sports--New Jersey--Newark; Hockey players--New Jersey--Newark; Ice on rivers; lakes; etc; --New Jersey--Newark; Lakes--New Jersey--Newark; Newark (N.J.); ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration:
Downloads: 1160
 
Digital Jewelry: Wearable Technology for Every Day Life (2001)
Video demonstration from the 2001 CHI conference.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Digital; Jewelry; Technology; Life; CHI;
Duration:
Downloads: 1120
 
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