A Day of Thanksgiving – 1951

Thanksgiving in 1951 might not be as different for many today as it was back then. Bill Johnson’s family can’t

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American Scene: Tuesday in November – 1945

On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, every two years, citizens of the United States cast their

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Navajo Canyon Country – 1954

Produced in 1954, Navajo Canyon Country takes both a historical and anthropological look in examining the traditional lifestyle of the

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A History of SF & Oakland Streetcars – 1945

1945’s March of Progress, produced by the Key System, a privately owned streetcar system owned by business magnate Francis “Borax” Smith,

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Military Science Tests Nukes – 1953

In this short piece from 1953, experience the raw power of nuclear weaponry. Watch the US government test soldiers in

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Report on Korea – 1953

In this newsreel from 1953, visit the demilitarized zone on the Korea peninsula during the height of the Cold War.

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Despotism – 1946

“The State – I am the State.” – Louis XIV In this timeless educational film from 1946, the pernicious mechanics

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The Enemy Agent & You – 1960’s

This Cold War counter-spy instructional film was created to convince government officials traveling with top secret info to watch their

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