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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.


Saharan Trails 1925-1926

Date produced: 1925

Filmmaker(s):

Bradley Tyrrel

Description:

"Edited film shot during the Franco-American Expedition to Algeria which was sponsored jointly by the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, and the Algerian government. Led by Alonzo Pond, Byron Khun de Prorok, and Maurice Reygasse, the expedition traveled from Biskra to Tamanrasset and back in three specially constructed Renault vehicles in October and November of 1925. The expedition excavated both prehistoric and ancient Sahara habitations and observed various Hoggar Tuaregs. Film features excavations on the ancient tombs near Tamanrasset (including the tomb of Queen Tin-Hinan, ancestral mother of the Tuaregs), French colonial outposts, encounters with Tuareg chiefs, and a wrestling match, a slave tent, and head shaving in a Tuareg camp," Human Studies Film Archives.


Milk, Its Production and Pasteurization

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

A. C. Baxter

Description:

"To make clear the entire course of sanitary milk production, from pasture to home table, the State of Illinois Department of Public Health, in Springfield, Ill., is using a two reel, 16mm. film entitled Milk, Its Production and Pasteurization. Produced by Dr. A. C. Baxter, ACL, assistant director of public health, the film presents in interesting and informative sequences the modern technique of dairy farming and the relation of the department to it." Movie Makers, June 1934, 262.


High Spots of a High Country

Date produced: 1942

Filmmaker(s):

Ralph E. Gray

Description:

"The people of Guatemala and their volcanic country with its romantic cities, markets, and farms are shown." See and Hear, March 1947, 46.


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