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  • 1969
  • 27 Seasons

Many Faces of New York. Culturally, New York has become a truly international city with the influx of intellectual, musical and artistic refugees from Europe since the 1930s. The "Big Apple" has had its share of great moments and some forgettable ones as well. This series presents an exhilarating picture of the many ethnic groups that have made New York their home.

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American Frontier
8. American Frontier
 
A school teacher/wheat farmer is solicited by several oil companies for the rights to drill on his family's farm. After accepting an offer he realizes that North Dakota is again a new frontier in America. Shows the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region. Sponsor: American Petroleum Institute, Oil Industry Information Committee.
Our Texas Heritage
7. Our Texas Heritage
 
Depicts important historical events, from the establishment of Franciscan missions to the early 1900's. Illustrates the arrival of immigrants with their various cultures, the Texas Rangers and forts that helped to protect these pioneers, the Alamo and other battles to establish a republic, trail blazers with their longhorns, to prospectors who found natural resources.
Griffith Park Relief Workers Demonstration
6. Griffith Park Relief Workers Demonstration
 
Demonstration in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California. Film title indicates: "against city and city officials which caused murder of 100 relief workers in Griffith Park Fire." Shows crowds, speakers and placards. Year: 1933. Length: 00:02:31. Audio: Silent. Color: Black & White.
Redwood Saga
3. Redwood Saga
 
Cutting, loading, transportation, mill sawing and finishing operations of the Northern California's redwood lumber industry. Producer: Haselton (Guy D.) Year: 1940. Length: 00:10:28. Audio: Mono. Color: Black & White.
Good Wrinkles
2. Good Wrinkles
 
Sunny-sweet the prune shows us how prunes are made from certain kinds of plums, why they're so good for you, and, in live action, some recipes made with prunes. Also explains why California prunes are better than those from the Pacific Northwest and other areas.
Amateur Film: Northwest
1. Amateur Film: Northwest
 
Historic Archival Footage of South Dakota, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore. And other locations in the Southwest. Length: 00:14:38. Audio: Silent. Color.
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Many Faces of New York. Culturally, New York has become a truly international city with the influx of intellectual, musical and artistic refugees from Europe since the 1930s. The "Big Apple" has had its share of great moments and some forgettable ones as well. This series presents an exhilarating picture of the many ethnic groups that have made New York their home.