Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the REMC 2 educational film collection, 1945-1982

Collection ID:
Physical Description:
270 Film reels
color black-and-white sound

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Titles are educational films of ethnographic interest dating back to late 40s but primarily from 60s and 70s.
Some film titles came with teacher instructional information found in film cans.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
REMC 2, located in Traverse City, Michigan, provided media services to public and state recognized private and parochial schools in a 14 county region.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Regional Educational Media Center Association of Michigan (REMC 2) in 1994.
Custodial History
Film prints were part of the REMC 2 distribution library. They were phased out by REMC and subsequently donated to HSFA.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
REMC 2 educational film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Educational films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746