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Your Permit to Drive (1951)
Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Safety: Driving;Car culture;Infrastructure: Roads and highways;
Duration: 00:10:17
Popularity (downloads): 122
 
To New Horizons (1940)
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the 'Futurama' exhibit in GM's 'Highways and Horizons' pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Infrastructure: Highways;
Duration: 00:22:59
Popularity (downloads): 1117
 
Caught Mapping (1940)
How road maps are drawn, field-checked and printed.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Cartography;Geography;Infrastructure: Roads and highways;
Duration: 00:08:51
Popularity (downloads): 188
 
Building a Highway (1948)
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;
Duration: 00:10:18
Popularity (downloads): 318
 
American Road, The (Part II)
Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:08:36
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
American Road, The (Part I) (1953)
Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:17:38
Popularity (downloads): 293
 
American Road, The (Part III)
Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:11:55
Popularity (downloads): 264
 
Give Yourself the Green Light (1954)
Advocacy film produced to garner public support for the creation of the Interstate Highway System.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General; Manifest destiny;
Duration: 00:24:07
Popularity (downloads): 327
 
Safe Roads (1935)
Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Safety: Automotive;
Duration: 00:07:37
Popularity (downloads): 1097
 
Conquering Roads (1937)
Highway engineering and development in the pre-Interstate era.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Land use;Civil engineering;
Duration: 00:08:48
Popularity (downloads): 1040
 

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