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Creators:
National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
Kalem Company
Lambert, Jeff
Dates:
1914-1917
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1435
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three film elements of three films: The Dairy Industry and the Canning of Milk; Making High Grade Papers and From Ore to Finished Product as part of the National Film Preservation Foundation's collaborative film repatriation project with the EYE Filmmuseum.

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Creators:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-1978
Size:
39 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0684
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine 16mm films on various subjects relating to telephone systems and communications, such as pole worker safety; party line etiquette; the transition from silent film to sound film; and the application of satellites, lasers and transistors to sound communication.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1968-1970; 1978; 1982-1983; 1985-1987; 1994-1995
Size:
13.04 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 tall document boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting 13 productions created by Smithsonian Productions. 1) "The Sawyer and His Mill" was a 1969 exhibition film shown in the National Museum of American History's Agriculture Hall. The 4:50 minute film compared ancient and modern sawmills. It won the Bronze Medal at the International Film and TV...

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Dates:
circa 1950s-1970s
Size:
4 Film reels (1675 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2017.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Bamboo Harvesting films contain film footage of the propagation and harvesting of bamboo and manufacture of bamboo products.

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Dates:
1937-1961
Size:
17 Reels (16mm, black and white/color, silent. camera original reversal/print, 18,180 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2018.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Little is known about the filmmaker Joseph Ross He travelled extensively and also had an intense interest in gardens and gardening. The films reflect these interests. Although most document his travels, several were shot around his home of gardens being planted and mature gardens.

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Creators:
Goetz, Walter, 1930-2018
Dates:
1949-1986
Size:
116 Film reels (color silent reversal; 44,350 feet, 8mm and Super 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2019.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Walter Goetz was an amateur photographer who shot films on his many vacations. This collection contains film footage from 41 trips that he took between 1949 and 1986.

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Creators:
Speed, Francis
Harper, Peggy
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
2 Film reels (22 minutes, black-and-white sound; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

"Studies in Nigerian Dance, no. 1 and 2" made ca. 1966 by Francis Speed. Collection includes associated texts. 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 termino...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Dates:
1968-1981
Size:
15 Items (15 films, 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0685
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fifteen 16mm composite optical track sound films of varying length, all in color except for two. The films were acquired by the National Zoo and presumably used as training films exhorting employees to practice safe work habits and avoid accidents. Each film provides full credits and the distributors and producers are listed.

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Creators:
Eckhart, Percy B. (Percy Bernard), 1877-1969
Dates:
1925-1954
Size:
23 Film reels (14,300 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2017.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Percy B. Eckhart was a lawyer, a prolific oil painter, and a supporter of the arts. Most of the film footage in this collection is of travel, but there is also film footage of his family, and of a fiction film.

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Creators:
Danske filminstitut
Dates:
circa 1915-1986
Size:
10 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0543
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains primarily black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, produced by film studios and distributors for advertising and theater lobby display purposes. The films are mostly American, although the collection includes some European and Japanese films. Some films are accompanied by small booklets in Danish.

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