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Best Made Plans, The (1956)
Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Materials: Plastics;Suburbia;Families: 1950s;
Duration: 00:21:19
Popularity (downloads): 1229
 
Our Changing Family Life (1957)
How patterns of family living have changed from the 1880s to the 1950s, shown in dramatized sequences.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Sociology;Families;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:20:03
Popularity (downloads): 713
 
Day of Thanksgiving, A (1951)
An American family unable to afford a Thanksgiving turkey reviews the things for which they feel thankful. This patriotic film is unusual in that it does not link freedom and...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Patriotism;Holidays: Thanksgiving;Families: 1950s;
Duration: 00:12:28
Popularity (downloads): 202
 
122 Eyes (1950)
Hard times in 1950s St. Louis and the social services that aimed to alleviate them.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social issues: 1950s; Social services;
Duration: 00:10:00
Popularity (downloads): 706
 
Television Commercials (1950s-1960s) (1950)
Examples of broadcast advertising from the 1950s and 1960s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:24:54
Popularity (downloads): 1025
 
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
 
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
 
At This Moment (Part I) (1954)
Importance of railroads to 1950s AmeriDirected by Haford Kerbawy.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:16
Popularity (downloads): 1186
 
At This Moment (Part II) (1954)
Importance of railroads to 1950s AmeriDirected by Haford Kerbawy.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:11
Popularity (downloads): 838
 
Telegram for America (1956)
History, technology and 1950s-era practice of the telegraphy business.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telegrams;
Duration: 00:19:30
Popularity (downloads): 657
 

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