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Farmer Miller Goes Into High Gear (Part II) (1920)
A farmer is convinced that his tractor will do more and better if it rolls on Goodyear tires rather than steel wheels. Includes scenes of tractor tire manufacturing.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Tires;Agriculture: Farms and farming;Rural America;
Duration: 00:15:44
Popularity (downloads): 147
 
Farmer Miller Goes Into High Gear (Part I) (1920)
A farmer is convinced that his tractor will do more and better if it rolls on Goodyear tires rather than steel wheels. Includes scenes of tractor tire manufacturing.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Tires;Agriculture: Farms and farming;Rural America;
Duration: 00:11:07
Popularity (downloads): 168
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis (2000)
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Highway 61; Memphis, Tennessee; Beale Street; WDIA;tractor driver; picking cotton; hitchhiked; produce truck; cousin; Booker White; music business; fuel tanks; job; Sonny Boy Williamson; broadcast; Helena, Arkansas; King Biscuit Time; lunch; dinner; West Memphis, Tennessee;"Blues at Midnight"; four walling; Miss Annie; 16th Street Grill; gambling; Las Vegas; jukebox; $12.50 a night; Mr. Pepper; Mr. Ferguson; country and western music; Professor Nat D. Williams; Pepticon; Hadacol; tonics; jingle;
Duration: 00:12:03
Popularity (downloads): 381
 
Bus Driver, The (1946)
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Bus;
Duration: 00:10:02
Popularity (downloads): 1102
 
Tomorrow\'s Drivers (1954)
Socialization through driver education begins at a tender age in Phoenix.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Children;Automobiles: Advertising;Phoenix, Arizona;
Duration: 00:10:58
Popularity (downloads): 105
 
Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. (1903)
This film, part of series on the various activities of the Post Office, starts with a scene of a large railroad mail car on a siding. A horse-drawn, four-wheeled vehicle...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railway mail service--Cars; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 554
 
Special Delivery (1963)
How Superior Coach Co. school buses move children safely to and from school, told through the experience of Mickey Miller, who is just a bit too young to ride the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Children: Psychology; Transportation: Buses: School buses; Safety: School buses;
Duration: 00:25:21
Popularity (downloads): 417
 
NASASciFiles - Gears and Compound Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple and compound machines affect the effort necessary to perform tasks involving force.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Gear; Simple Machine; Wheel; Axle; Teeth; Primary Gear; Driver; Follower Gear; Rotational Speed; Multiply Force; Force Multiplier; Trade-Off; Compound Machine;
Duration: 00:04:20
Popularity (downloads): 1987
 
Sheep run, Chicago stockyards (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sheep--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 864
 
Street mail car, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The first scene appears to have been taken on a main thoroughfare of large city. In the immediate foreground is a horse-drawn U.S. mail vehicle waiting at the side of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail receiving and forwarding services; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:21
Popularity (downloads): 443
 

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