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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1984, 1993
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film of Division of Community Life collections for use in the exhibition "A Nation of Nations" at the National Museum of American History, as well as "The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" which opened at American Festival Japan '94. Materials include motion picture film.

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Creators:
Cutler, Charles Gordon, 1914-1971
Dates:
1940-1974
Size:
212 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cutlchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence including a few letters with Harriet Crane, Cutler's dealer in Cincinnati, Ohio; a 1968 calendar of Cutler's work published by the Harriet Crane Gallery; exhibition catalogs; photographs of Cutler's work; slides; a 16mm film transferred to VHS about the work of Charles Cutler; clippings; printed material; and miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1970-1988
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-323
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of National Portrait Gallery exhibitions and announcements used for broadcast. Major exhibitions documented within this collection include: "American Colonial Portraits: 1700-1776," and "Champions of American Sport." Materials consist of 16mm film and magnetic audio tracks.

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Creators:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
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:
Coe, Norman
Dates:
circa 1962-1970
Size:
141 Film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1230
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scopitones are three minute long 16mm films that were viewed on a Scopitone machine, a jukebox-like player. A precursor to music videos, Scopitones -- both the films and the machines -- were popular in the United States from around 1962 to 1968. The films featured sets, costumes, and dancers in support of well-known performers singing a single song. The collection includes Scopitone films from the United States and Europe.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2.38 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film, 1" videotape and U-matic videotape documenting companion films to exhibitions in the National Museum of Natural History Hall of Indian and Eskimo Cultures. Working titles of films include: Potlatch "Box of Treasures," Potlatch "Strict Law," "Northwest Coastal Masks," "North West Coast Indian Masking," ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H
Dates:
1973-1974, 1976
Size:
12.76 cu. ft. (4 12x17 boxes) (16 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film elements used in the making of "The Collection That Became a Museum" (1974) and "Joseph Hirshhorn: A Portrait" (1976). The films, which Olga Hirshhorn originally gave to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, were commissioned by Joseph H. Hirshhorn and produced by Ron Cavalier of Renaissance Foundry. ...

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Creators:
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Engineering, Division of (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution
Robertson, Donald
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0864
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A 16mm film, published by Bethlehem Steel Corporation, entitled "Building the Golden Gate Bridge", undated.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient ...

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