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Machinist and Tool Maker, The (1942)


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Machinist;
Duration: 00:11:00
Popularity (downloads): 263
 
You Can Tell by the Teller (1945)
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone;
Duration: 00:18:41
Popularity (downloads): 316
 
Life Insurance Occupations (1948)
Career opportunities in the industry.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 338
 
Printing (1947)
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Printing;Communication: Printing;
Duration: 00:10:40
Popularity (downloads): 636
 
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
 
Town and the Telephone, The (1950)
Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: General; Occupations: Electronics;
Duration: 00:27:21
Popularity (downloads): 421
 
Color it Clean (1966)
Shows the detailed steps necessary to achieve a high standard of cleanliness in a public restroom and presents the opinions, attitudes and personal feelings of the men who do the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Janitorial;Health and hygiene;Occupations: Building maintenance;
Duration: 00:19:18
Popularity (downloads): 363
 
Radio and Television (1940)
View of the radio industry as it existed in 1940, showing potential occupations at every level. Introduces the new industry of television, emphasizing its need for specially skilled workers. Useful...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Broadcasting; Media: Radio; Media: Television;
Duration: 00:10:30
Popularity (downloads): 351
 
Hotel and Restaurant Workers


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Service;
Duration: 00:12:47
Popularity (downloads): 399
 
Pharmacist, The (1946)
Career opportunities.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Pharmacy;
Duration: 00:09:37
Popularity (downloads): 844
 

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