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Troop Train (1943)
Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American countryside;...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Logistics;World War II: Homefront;Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:15
Popularity (downloads): 261
 
Men and Jobs (1944)
How the U.S. government tried to match every person to a job during World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Industrial production;Labor: 1940s;
Duration: 00:08:35
Popularity (downloads): 317
 
World at War (Part I) (1942)
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: General;
Duration: 00:25:35
Popularity (downloads): 1125
 
World at War (Part II) (1942)
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: General;
Duration: 00:16:07
Popularity (downloads): 607
 
Amateur film: The World's Fair: August 1940 (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:07:31
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
To New Horizons (1940)
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the 'Futurama' exhibit in GM's 'Highways and Horizons' pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Infrastructure: Highways;
Duration: 00:22:59
Popularity (downloads): 1117
 
Remember These Faces (1945)
Intense view of American soldiers in combat, produced to sell World War II bonds.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Europe;
Duration: 00:17:12
Popularity (downloads): 657
 
Close Harmony (1942)
Discussion on the need for unity between labor and management as the U.S. mobilizes for World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Industrial production;Race relations;
Duration: 00:10:35
Popularity (downloads): 945
 
These Are the People (1944)
Workers of a Wisconsin town mobilize for World War II production.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;World War II: Industrial production;Occupations: Pulp and paper;
Duration: 00:15:24
Popularity (downloads): 686
 
These People (1944)
Frigidaire plant converts to military production during World War II.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Homefront;Occupations;World War II: Industrial Production;
Duration: 00:15:08
Popularity (downloads): 593
 

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