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Flying Businessman (1953)
How businesspeople can benefit from general aviation. With many shots of flying businessmen, airports and airport and aviation facilities in the Fifties. Kodachrome.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: General; Transportation: Air; Occupations: Management;
Duration: 00:12:56
Popularity (downloads): 400
 
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
 
Key to Our Horizons (1952)
A mid-century tribute to the automobile and its importance in American life and the economy.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Economic effects;Car culture: General;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:10:46
Popularity (downloads): 1123
 
It Takes Everybody to Build This Land (1951)
Traces the development and discusses the importance of specialization in American industry and agriculture, with the added attraction of a left-populist folkie score.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Interdependence;Labor;Occupations: General;
Duration: 00:19:55
Popularity (downloads): 121
 
Automotive Service (1940)
Opportunities for employment servicing America's vast motor fleet.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Automotive;Car culture: General;Automobiles: Service and repair;
Duration: 00:10:02
Popularity (downloads): 225
 
Why Braceros? (1959)
Produced to justify the bracero farm labor program to the general public, especially American citizens in California who felt threatened by the influx of workers over the border from Mexico.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Mexican Americans;Occupations: Agriculture;California: History;
Duration: 00:18:53
Popularity (downloads): 708
 
You Can Tell by the Teller (1945)
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone;
Duration: 00:18:41
Popularity (downloads): 316
 
Life Insurance Occupations (1948)
Career opportunities in the industry.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 338
 
Printing (1947)
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Printing;Communication: Printing;
Duration: 00:10:40
Popularity (downloads): 636
 
General Motors News Parade
0710 PA8667A/B General Motors News Parade 35 B&W comp print (2 cans, reels 1 and 2) M-1442

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:17:05
Popularity (downloads): 234
 

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