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Frontiers of the Future (A Screen Editorial With Lowell Thomas) (1937)
Produced to convince Depression-weary Americans that new frontiers still lay ahead. Excellent compilation of stock shots of 1930s-era manufacturing, research laboratories and industry.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Great Depression (1930s); Manufacturing; Manifest Destiny;
Duration: 00:09:57
Popularity (downloads): 429
 
Financing the American Family (1935)
How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Economics;Consumerism;Great Depression (1930s);
Duration: 00:10:20
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
The Plow That Broke The Plains (Part I) (1936)
Classic drama which details the Great Plains during the Depression. With Cinematography by Leo Hurwitz, Ralph Steiner, Paul Ivano and Paul Strand. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Great Depression (1930s);
Duration: 00:22:55
Popularity (downloads): 427
 
Boy in Court (1940)
Juvenile court labors to provide a humane alternative for rehabilitating at-risk youth offenders.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency;Crime and criminals;Great Depression (1930s);
Duration: 00:10:15
Popularity (downloads): 129
 
Valley Town (1940)
Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Labor: Unemployment;Great Depression (1930s);Occupations: Steelworkers;
Duration: 00:24:32
Popularity (downloads): 741
 
Valley Town (1940)
Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Labor: Unemployment; Great Depression (1930s); Occupations: Steelworkers;
Duration: 00:24:32
Popularity (downloads): 411
 
About Faces (1941)
State of the American people's teeth during the Great Depression.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Health and hygiene;Medicine: Dentistry;
Duration: 00:10:21
Popularity (downloads): 1294
 
Pick of the Pod (1939)
A peek inside the pea processing operations that culminate in Del Monte brand canned peas. With glimpses of 1930s kitchens and images of Depression-era California agriculture.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Peas;California: Agriculture;California: History;
Duration: 00:20:57
Popularity (downloads): 147
 
Amateur films: Ivan Besse collection: Britton, South Dakota 1938-39 (Part VIII) (1938)
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amateur films;Home movies;South Dakota: Everyday life;
Duration: 00:14:10
Popularity (downloads): 289
 
Amateur films: Ivan Besse collection: Britton, South Dakota 1938-39 (Part VII) (1938)
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amateur films;Home movies;South Dakota: Everyday life;
Duration: 00:17:08
Popularity (downloads): 362
 

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