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Golden Harvest...Fifty Years of Calpak Progress (1950)
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Canneries;Occupations: Cannery workers;California: History;
Duration: 00:18:02
Popularity (downloads): 124
 
Golden Harvest...Fifty Years of Calpak Progress (1950)
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Canning; Occupations: Cannery workers; California: History and culture;
Duration: 00:18:02
Popularity (downloads): 364
 
Town and the Telephone, The (1950)
Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: General; Occupations: Electronics;
Duration: 00:27:21
Popularity (downloads): 421
 
Hotel and Restaurant Workers


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Service;
Duration: 00:12:47
Popularity (downloads): 399
 
Radio and Television (1940)
View of the radio industry as it existed in 1940, showing potential occupations at every level. Introduces the new industry of television, emphasizing its need for specially skilled workers. Useful...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Broadcasting; Media: Radio; Media: Television;
Duration: 00:10:30
Popularity (downloads): 351
 
Master Hands (Part II) (1936)
Classic 'capitalist realist' drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the 'master hands' of the assembly line workers, it seems more...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing;Labor: 1930s;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:06:47
Popularity (downloads): 463
 
Master Hands (Part III) (1936)
Classic 'capitalist realist' drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the 'master hands' of the assembly line workers, it seems more...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing;Labor: 1930s;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:05:24
Popularity (downloads): 673
 
More Power to You (1930)
How oil is drilled, transported, refined, reformulated, and consumed. Narrator: Lowell Thomas.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Oil workers; Chemistry;
Duration: 00:09:08
Popularity (downloads): 611
 
Master Hands (Part I) (1936)
Classic 'capitalist realist' drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the 'master hands' of the assembly line workers, it seems more...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing;Labor: 1930s;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:04:56
Popularity (downloads): 762
 
Master Hands (Part IV) (1936)
Classic ""capitalist realist"" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the ""master hands"" of the assembly line workers, it seems more...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:10:12
Popularity (downloads): 407
 

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