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Art In the Negro Schools

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"Educational film surveying the instruction of the fine and performing arts at leading African American institutions, including Calhoun, Dillard, Fisk, Hampton, and Howard. The film argues that exposure to theater, music, dance, and the fine arts produces well-rounded students and enriches their lives." National Film Preservation Foundation.


Calhoun School, The Way to a Better Future

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"Portrait of Calhoun School, founded in 1892, and its vocational work among rural African Americans of Lowndes County, Alabama. The film shows the living conditions of the poor and illustrates how the school makes a difference in health education, agriculture, and road construction." The Field Guide to Sponsored Films.


Work and Contemplation

Date produced: 1941

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"On college student work campers from the Hartwick Seminary and the farmers' cooperative movement in Cooperstown." National Archives.


Our Children’s Money

Date produced: 1936

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Dan Lindsay

Description:

"On teaching children about money management." National Archives.


Lenses and Their Uses

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"On use of camera lenses to produce desired photographic effect. Demonstrates functions of different lenses." National Archives.


Exposure and Exposure Meters

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"On methods and devices used to make correctly exposed pictures. Explains use of photo-electric cell exposure meters." National Archives.


Common Mistakes and Their Correction

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"On camera techniques. Illustrates poor photographic scenes, what caused them, and how to avoid them." National Archives.


Long Beach Earthquake: March 10, 1933

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Cloyd E. Louis

Description:

"Footage of the destruction in the Long Beach area after the Long Beach Earthquake, March 10, 1933. Also discusses two theories on what causes earthquakes." Archive.org


Mayan Rites

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Adelaide Pearson

Description:

The film depicts Mayan rites in 1930's Guatemala along with intertitles describing the destruction of Mayan temples by conquerers and the performance of traditional ceremonies at the steps of churches.


Operation S.T.A.R.

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Jewell Dawson

Description:

"Footage along the American River that was used to save the American River Parkway." Sacramento Public Library.


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