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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
 
American Harvest (Part I) (1955)
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Manufacturing;Automobiles: Economic effects;Sustainability: 1950s;
Duration: 00:13:11
Popularity (downloads): 1284
 
American Harvest (Part II) (1955)
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Manufacturing;Automobiles: Economic effects;Sustainability: 1950s;
Duration: 00:16:39
Popularity (downloads): 1300
 
Triumph of America (Part I) (1933)
Auto manufacturing as an expression (and motivator) of America's economic success.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: General;Automobiles: Advertising;Free enterprise;
Duration: 00:10:21
Popularity (downloads): 740
 
Triumph of America (Part II) (1933)
Auto manufacturing as an expression (and motivator) of America's economic success.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: General;Automobiles: Advertising;Free enterprise;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 564
 
Wheels of Progress (1927)
Reviews the history of transportation in the U.S. and promotes the economic and social benefits of more and better public roads.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Automobiles: History;
Duration: 00:13:41
Popularity (downloads): 711
 
Going Places (1948)
Defines the profit motive and dramatizes the part it has played in the economic development of our country. Stresses the need for continued industrial profits if our economic vitality is...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:11:00
Popularity (downloads): 232
 
Just a Spark (1937)
Chevrolet automobiles fight forest fires.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;
Duration: 00:09:02
Popularity (downloads): 545
 
Girl on the Magazine Cover, The (1940)
How professional models (and new automobiles) are photographed.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Gender roles; Automobiles: Advertising; Media: Photography;
Duration: 00:08:48
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
Girl on the Magazine Cover, The (1940)
How professional models (and new automobiles) are photographed.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Gender roles;Automobiles: Advertising;Media: Photography;
Duration: 00:08:48
Popularity (downloads): 798
 

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