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Reno Flood (1927)
Raging floods cut a wide swath through Reno, Nevada.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Natural disasters;Nevada: Reno;Rivers: Western U.S.;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 211
 
Boulder Dam (Parts III and IV) (1931)
Shows the beginning of construction on the Hoover Dam (later called Boulder Dam) project in southern Nevada. With excellent footage of Boulder City, the model housing community built to provide...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Dams; Boulder Dam; Nevada;
Duration: 00:24:01
Popularity (downloads): 425
 
Boulder Dam (Part I) (1931)
Shows the beginning of construction on the Hoover Dam (later called Boulder Dam) project in southern Nevada. With excellent footage of Boulder City, the model housing community built to provide...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Dams;Boulder Dam;Nevada;
Duration: 00:10:27
Popularity (downloads): 176
 
[Hawthorne Ammunition Depot: Black Beauty Dam] (1950)
Dedication ceremony for dam built to supply water for Hawthorne Ammunition Depot, an isolated naval base in the Nevada desert. Newsreel story.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Infrastructure: Dams; Hawthorne, Nevada;
Duration: 00:36:00
Popularity (downloads): 406
 
[Reno Rodeo] (1950)
Action footage of Reno, Nevada rodeo. Jimmy Lederer, Universal Newsreel cameraman, receives ""Wrangler"" framed award. Newsreel story.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Sports: Rodeo; Reno, Nevada;
Duration: 00:01:19
Popularity (downloads): 388
 
House in the Middle, The (1954)
Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Civil defense;Cold War;Waste disposal;
Duration: 00:12:09
Popularity (downloads): 468
 
Operation Cue (1955) (1955)
Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Weapons;
Duration: 00:14:36
Popularity (downloads): 1817
 
This Is My Railroad (Part II) (1940)
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;U.S.: West;California: History;
Duration: 00:11:01
Popularity (downloads): 346
 
This Is My Railroad (Part I) (1940)
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;U.S.: West;California: History;
Duration: 00:17:57
Popularity (downloads): 2155
 
Operation Cue (1964 revision) (1964)
Study of a nuclear test in 1955 at Nevada Test Site.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Weapons;Atomic/nuclear: Civil defense;
Duration: 00:14:02
Popularity (downloads): 1258
 

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