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Three to Get Ready: A Progress Report from BART (1967)
Shows stages in the construction of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: BART;Transportation: Subways and metros;San Francisco Bay Area: Infrastructure;
Duration: 00:13:30
Popularity (downloads): 144
 
California Is Climate (1958)
Promotional film for the eastern San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda and part of Contra Costa counties) emphasizing its excellent weather, advanced infrastructure, and cultural and economic advantages.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County;San Francisco Bay Area: Industry;Weather;
Duration: 00:13:51
Popularity (downloads): 136
 
NASA Connect - PSA - Volume and Surface Area Activity (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity that investigates volume and surface area in two different cylinders. The video also explains basic mathematical functions to help answer the questions.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Student Activity; Volume; Surface Area; Math; Equations; Ratios; Diameter;
Duration: 00:03:08
Popularity (downloads): 786
 
Along the Way (1968)
Depicts actual construction progress throughout the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit System during 1967-68, emphasizing the original and continuing aims of the district--to provide safe, fast, economical and comfortable...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:12:41
Popularity (downloads): 297
 
Circular panorama of housing the ice (1902)
The camera photographed an area of industrial activity. Against a hill approximately one hundred feet in height, ten escalatorlike conveyors have been constructed. The film indicates that the system was...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:12
Popularity (downloads): 391
 
Amateur film: Colaci collection, roll 1-B (1940)
Life in the San Francisco Bay Area just after World War II: families stand on the Golden Gate Bridge and watch troops returning on naval vessels; a man spraypaints a...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar;Motion pictures: Amateur;San Francisco Bay Area;
Duration: 00:11:23
Popularity (downloads): 3513
 
Oakland Oaks Baseball Season Opens (1918)
Baseball season opens in Oakland, California: April 2, 1918; auto parade through downtown streets and pregame warmup.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Baseball;San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;Sports: Baseball;
Duration: 00:02:19
Popularity (downloads): 351
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT2 - Supersonic Flight (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the soundbarrier and how the theory of area rule enabled efficient, supersonic flight to be possible.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Supersonic Flight; Sound Barrier; Aerodynamicist; Area Rule; Drag; Lift;
Duration: 00:04:05
Popularity (downloads): 1852
 
NASA Connect - GWTF - Drag Activity Part Two (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity. The video explores how surface area affects drag.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Drag; Surface Area; Geometry; Algebra; Variables; Student Activity;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 1247
 
Welding the big ring (1904)
A group of men weld one area of a large ring in a fire. They lift the ring, which is hanging horizontally on chains, out of the fire. Four men...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Welding; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Welders (Persons)--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric generators--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:45
Popularity (downloads): 947
 

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