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The Valley of the Tennessee

Clip #: TFA-149B
Length: 28:13
Year: 1944
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
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The River

Clip #: TFA-65A
Length: 31:20
Year: 1937
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Shows the importance of the Mississippi River to the United States, and how farming and timber practices had caused topsoil to be swept down the river and into the Gulf of Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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They Planted A Stone

Clip #: TFA-311B
Length: 25:57
Year: 1954
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
British documentary that portrays how the construction of the Sennar Dam, part of the Gezira Scheme, transformed the agriculture of the once barren plains and improved the quality of life for the locals.

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Columbia River, Economic Lifeline of the North

Clip #: TFA-259E
Length: 14:24
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1960s
Description:
Follows the flow of the Columbia River that runs through Oregon, Washington and British Columbia and is responsible for providing significant commerce to the Pacific Northwest region.

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The House on the Desert

Clip #: TFA-306A
Length: 25:17
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Documentary narrated in Hebrew about the formation of a farming community / kibbutz in the Palestinian desert near the Dead Sea.

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Opportunity USA

Clip #: TFA-141C
Length: 21:27
Year: 1952
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
A promotional film about capitalism and finance in the USA in the 1940s.

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Look To The Land

Clip #: TFA-63D
Length: 20:13
Year: 1954
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Presents the viewpoint that America has often unwisely used its land and forest resources, that all people are dependent upon the land and must, therefore, be directly concerned with the problems of conservation. Documents the misues of these resources and the resulting problems. Visits a New...

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Southern Highlander

Clip #: MF-31A
Length: 15:56
Year: 1947
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
The people and lifestyle of the Southern Appalachian Mountains in the 1940s.

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Clearing The Way

Clip #: TFA-298A
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Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Documentary about the planning and construction of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and the changing neighborhood of Turtle Bay.

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American Frontier

Clip #: TFA-107C
Length: 28:09
Year: 1953
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
A farmer and teacher in Williston, North Dakota learns about the benefits of oil drilling when he is propositioned by an oil company who wants to drill on his farm.

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