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Out of the Dark (1954)
Traces the history of illumination by artificial means from the stone lamp to incandescent lights.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:13:59
Popularity (downloads): 292
What It Means To Be an American (1952)
Much discussion about how Americans can feel free to speak openly without fear. stresses value of cooperation and independence. Most visuals are less than Hollywood-quality, though acceptable for most uses....

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:22:03
Popularity (downloads): 201
Your Chance to Live: Earthquake (1972)
Presents the story of a teenage couple caught in the tragic path of a Tsunami as a means of explaining the nature of earthquakes and the consequences of their power.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Earthquakes;Tsunamis;Civil defense;
Duration: 00:12:12
Popularity (downloads): 1963
NASASciFiles - Belaying (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment describing how belaying tools and techniques provide a safe means of vertical ascent.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Doug Harding; Rock Climbing; Harness; ATC; Figure 8; Dynamic Rope; Rappelling;
Duration: 00:01:47
Popularity (downloads): 1536
Marriage Today (1950)
Post-World War II film for young couples advising them of means to strengthen their marriages. Directed by Alexander Hammid.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Marriage;World War II: Postwar issues;
Duration: 00:23:28
Popularity (downloads): 164
Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco (1950)
A musical short illustrating how Lucky Strike chooses and processes tobacco. Features Frank Sinatra, Kay Kaiser and more.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:09:14
Popularity (downloads): 252
Sound Waves And Their Sources (1933)
Sources of sounds and characteristics of sound waves, shown by means of oscilloscopes and animated diagrams.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:09:38
Popularity (downloads): 380
Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, and loading it into boats (1902)
The film covers four operations involved in shipping ice: sawing the ice from frozen-over lakes, transferring it by means of speciality constructed freight cars to a dock some distance away,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 531
Outbreak of Salmonella Infection (1954)
Studies a simulated outbreak of food-borne illness caused by organisms of the salmonella group. Examines source and means of contamination, factors aiding the survival and transfer of the organism, conditions...

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:12:42
Popularity (downloads): 379
NASASciFiles - Ocean Pressure (2004)
Ninth segment of the Ocean Odyssey describes Ocean Pressure and how that limits the depth to which people can dive. In the ninth segment they discuss alternative means of exploring...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA SciFiles; The Ocean Odyssey; Tides; Waves; Oceans; Ocean Current; Pressure; Submersibles;
Duration: 00:01:48
Popularity (downloads): 1138

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