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Road to Better Living, The (1959)
Tribute to the mortgage banking industry and its role in building America's housing and industrial infrastructure.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Houses and homes;Finance;Infrastructure: Construction;
Duration: 00:23:27
Popularity (downloads): 895
 
Dynamic American City, The (Part I) (1956)
Advocates urban redevelopment and renewal, 1950s-style. Supports many planning strategies which are criticized today: the destruction of 'blighted' neighborhoods in the name of progress, autocentric planning and construction, and suburban...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Construction;City planning;Urban renewal;
Duration: 00:14:21
Popularity (downloads): 315
 
Dynamic American City, The (Part II) (1956)
Advocates urban redevelopment and renewal, 1950s-style. Supports many planning strategies which are criticized today: the destruction of 'blighted' neighborhoods in the name of progress, autocentric planning and construction, and suburban...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Construction;City planning;Urban renewal;
Duration: 00:14:21
Popularity (downloads): 864
 
Plowshare (Part I) (1961)
Argues for peaceful uses of nuclear weapons in construction, civil engineering and extraction of natural resources. A document of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission's 'Plowshare' program.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Peaceful uses;Engineering;Infrastructure: Construction;
Duration: 00:15:30
Popularity (downloads): 207
 
Plowshare (Part II) (1961)
Argues for peaceful uses of nuclear weapons in construction, civil engineering and extraction of natural resources. A document of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission's 'Plowshare' program.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Peaceful uses;Engineering;Infrastructure: Construction;
Duration: 00:12:46
Popularity (downloads): 292
 
Twin Peaks Tunnel Construction and Opening (1917)
Twin Peaks trolley tunnel under construction and opening ceremony.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure;
Duration: 00:06:41
Popularity (downloads): 186
 
Once and Forever (1956)
On the importance of specifying long-life cast-iron soil pipes when you build your new home.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Construction;Houses and homes;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:13:13
Popularity (downloads): 538
 
Building a Highway (1948)
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;
Duration: 00:10:18
Popularity (downloads): 318
 
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Groundbreaking (1932)
Dignitaries celebrate the beginning of construction on this important structure.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure;Ceremonies;
Duration: 00:07:45
Popularity (downloads): 91
 
New Neighbor (1953)
Building a steel mill from scratch and a city for its workers (Levittown, Pa.).

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Metals: Steel: Steel Industry;Suburbia;Infrastructure: Construction;
Duration: 00:24:49
Popularity (downloads): 632
 

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