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Human Bridge, The (1949)
Traces the birth of the 1949 Ford from the drawing board to the roads of the world, showing different stages of automobile design and manufacturing.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Design and Manufacturing;Automobiles: Engineering;Occupations: Automobile Manufacturing;
Duration: 00:27:17
Popularity (downloads): 343
 
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
 
Speaking of Rubber (Part II) (1951)
Narrated by a retired 'rubber man,' this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Rubber;Occupations: Rubber workers;Chemistry;
Duration: 00:14:25
Popularity (downloads): 694
 
Speaking of Rubber (Part I) (1951)
Narrated by a retired 'rubber man,' this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Rubber;Occupations: Rubber workers;Chemistry;
Duration: 00:13:44
Popularity (downloads): 684
 
Bookbinders (1961)
Shows the work of bookbinders and the final steps in the process of manufacturing printed books. From the 'Americans at Work' series.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Books;Occupations: Bookbinding;Occupations: Printing;
Duration: 00:13:24
Popularity (downloads): 933
 
Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part I) (1962)
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: U; S; History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;
Duration: 00:17:02
Popularity (downloads): 418
 
Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part II) (1962)
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: U; S; History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;
Duration: 00:18:23
Popularity (downloads): 295
 
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
 
Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup
This automobile race was filmed from many camera positions. Several different types of motor cars from all parts of the world are seen. A series of interconnecting roads was used...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Automobile racing; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:10
Popularity (downloads): 1077
 

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