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Creators:
Young family
Young, Wilbur
Dates:
circa 1926-1939
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0718
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Home movies documenting the Young family of suburban Northern Virginia. Records family members at home, at play, participating in family activities and celebrations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1983, 1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes 16mm and 35mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, videotapes, and cassette recordings documenting the construction of the Quadrangle museum complex and discusses the importance of the collections to be exhibited there. The materials document interviews with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary; Jean Paul Carlhian, Architect of the Quadrangle...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1983 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by the Office of Telecommunications. The production in this accession is "Telling Lives: That Damn Cowboy." It is the pilot program for a series on the art of biography, shot on location at Theodore Roosevelt's home, Sagamore Hill, and hosted by National Portrait Gallery Historian, ...

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Dates:
1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Film reel (16mm color optical track print , (2,000 feet) )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This 1967 program presents a behind-the-scenes look at the White House as President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson host a state visit by the Japanese prime minister. Julia Child leads the tour which includes conversations with Liz Carpenter, Mrs. Johnson's press secretary, James Symington, Chief of Protocal, as well as the head housekeeper and the Whit...

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Dates:
1939
Level:
file
Size:
1 Film reel (16mm color composite optical track print , (approx. 1,000 feet))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This film, produced for the 1939 World's Fair, depicts the processes involved with coffee production from growing and harvesting coffee, preparing the beans, shipping, developing blends, to packing and shipping coffee. Specifically, this film shows how Hills Bros. Coffee goes from plant to cup with extensive scenes in the Hills Bros. San Francisco ...

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file
Size:
1 Film reel (16mm color composite optical track print , (75 feet))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Promotional, informational film discussing Hills Brothers new roasting process which results in a higher coffee yield from each bean. The film is probably circa 1976.

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Dates:
1977
Level:
file
Size:
1 Film reel (16mm color composite optical track print , 400 feet)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A sales film intended to get managers of military commissaries to stock Hills Bros. coffee The film is comprised primarily of still images and includes one Hills Bros. television commercial

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Dates:
1941
Level:
file
Size:
1 Film reel (16mm color silent camera original reversal , (approximately 400 feet))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0395
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A film documenting the Detroit sampling campaign in which red-coated Hills Bros. representatives walked through neighborhoods in Detroit distributing sample cans of Hills Bros. coffee. Hills Bros. entered the Detroit market in 1941 and the activities documented in this film were intended to introduce Detroit residents to Hills Bros. coffee.

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Dates:
1950
Level:
item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0788
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm black and white variable area composite optical track print, 800 ft. Producer: Caravel Films. Content: An instructional film for women selling Fuller cosmetics using the party plan selling. Includes a "sample" party with recommended activities and approaches for selling more products and making contacts for more parties.

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Dates:
c. 1963
Level:
file
Size:
16mm color composite optical track print, 952 feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0583
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Wizard of Oz characters (Dorothy is Dorothy Dealer, a Tupperware character) go down the road to the castle; various prizes presented by Dorothy and Co. (according to the amount of Tupperware sold) e.g. $100.00 Group gets a tea cart or jewel case; $150.00 Group gets AM-FM Radio or blender; $200.00 Group gets tape recorder or watch, etc. Full credits...