Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Women in the news. [Vol. 1, no. 42?]
    Variant title: Women in the news | Inventory title: Women In the news II | Inventory title: Women in the news with Betty Gray. November 1950
    Weekly television newsreel featuring women. Depicts the activities of businesswomen, housewives, factory workers, artists, philanthropists, athletes, celebrities and ordinary women demonstrating their interests and accomplishments in all walks of life. Highlights of this issue include segments about: Anna Naegel and other passengers arriving about the Queen Mary (Personalities in the news); table tennis champion, Sally Green; national amateur swimming champs, Jackie LaVine and Maureen...
    • Contributor: Cumming, Adelaide Hawley - Gray, Betty - All American News, Inc - United Artists Television (Firm)
    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video
    Women in the news. Vol. 1, no. 34
    Variant title: Women in the news | Inventory title: Women in the news with Adelaide Hawley
    Weekly television newsreel featuring women. Depicts the activities of businesswomen, housewives, factory workers, artists, philanthropists, athletes, celebrities and ordinary women demonstrating their interests and accomplishments in all walks of life. Highlights of this issue include segments about: Missouri women sewing a U.N. flag from a kit created by the National Committee on Boys and Girls Work (later, National 4-H), one of thousands of such...
    • Contributor: Cumming, Adelaide Hawley - All American News, Inc - United Artists Television (Firm)
    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 3]
    Inventory title: All American news 8 | Inventory title: All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about women working at a machine shop, and a Big 10 track meet.
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 4]
    Inventory title: All American news 8 | Inventory title: All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about a meeting of the National Conference of Colored Parents and Teachers, and...
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 2]
    Inventory title: All American news 13 | Inventory title: All American news XIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about women making munitions in the Washington Navy Yard, Adam Clayton Powell addressing a...
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-04, no. 2]
    Inventory title: All American news 8 | Inventory title: All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about Harriet Wright chosen by soldiers to receive a set of silver, the...
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-01, no. 3]
    Inventory title: All American news, 1945, unidentified issue
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about the retirement of Mr. Lucas, steward on the President's private railcar, who served...
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-01, no. 2]
    Inventory title: All American news 13 | Inventory title: All American news XIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about Horace Cayton's book, Black Metropolis, the Junior Police and Citizens Corps boys club...
    • Contributor: All American News, Inc - Alexander, William D. - Barnett, Claude - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.)
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    Women suffragettes visit TR at Sagamore [1917]
    Women suffragettes visit Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore, 1917
    Film is the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. The first campaign, beginning in 1913, was unsuccessful; the woman suffrage amendment was rejected by the voters in 1915. On Nov. 6, 1917, the suffrage amendment to the New York State Constitution was approved by the voters. The suffragists invited to Sagamore Hill were headed...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Whitehouse, Vira Boarman - Reid, Helen Rogers - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton)
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video
    Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921
    Pathé news
    On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association is officially begun with the laying of the Roosevelt House cornerstone. Views of crowds pressing around platform; Major General Leonard Wood, TR's longtime friend and political associate, preparing to set stone in place; Corinne Robinson, TR's sister and a frequent participant in Roosevelt House activities, speaking to assembled crowd....
    • Contributor: Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt Memorial Association
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video
    [A better America?] Shows WPA projects being carried out on a nationwide level during the depression. Includes sewage disposal plants and sewer construction, medical services for the indigent, sewing rooms where women make garments for needy families, education projects, and nursery schools.
    • Contributor: Pathé News, Inc - U.S. Government Films Collection (Library of Congress) - United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Date: 1937
  • Film, Video
    Angel. The insurance policy
    Insurance policy
    Angelique, known as Angel, moves from France to the United States to marry American architect, John Smith. The newlyweds set up housekeeping in Los Angeles, California. She tries her best to be a good housewife but sometimes runs into problems as she learns English and adapts to her new life and culture. In this episode Johnny is made lead architect on a big project,...
    • Contributor: Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Quillan, Joe - Davenport, William - Burlingame Productions - Stone, Ezra - Fargé, Annie - Molin, Bud - Thompson, Marshall ... Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Quillan, Joe - Davenport, William - Burlingame Productions - Stone, Ezra - Fargé, Annie - Molin, Bud - Thompson, Marshall - Gordon, Gale - De Grasse, Robert - Daniel, Eliot - CBS Television Network - Feldman, Edward H. (Edward Henry) - Arthur, Louise - Oppenheimer, Jess
    • Date: 1961
  • Film, Video
    Angel. The second marriage
    Second marriage
    Angelique, known as Angel, moves from France to the United States to marry American architect, John Smith. The newlyweds set up housekeeping in Los Angeles, California. She tries her best to be a good housewife but sometimes runs into problems as she learns English and adapts to her new life and culture. After attending a wedding, Johnny feels badly that Angel did not have...
    • Contributor: Stafford, Hanley - Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Quillan, Joe - Davenport, William - Burlingame Productions - Stone, Ezra - Fargé, Annie - Molin, Bud ... Stafford, Hanley - Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Quillan, Joe - Davenport, William - Burlingame Productions - Stone, Ezra - Fargé, Annie - Molin, Bud - Thompson, Marshall - De Grasse, Robert - Daniel, Eliot - CBS Television Network - Feldman, Edward H. (Edward Henry) - Oppenheimer, Jess
    • Date: 1961
  • Film, Video
    Angel. Togetherness
    Togetherness
    Angelique, known as Angel, moves from France to the United States to marry American architect, John Smith. The newlyweds set up housekeeping in Los Angeles, California. She tries her best to be a good housewife but sometimes runs into problems as she learns English and adapts to her new life and culture. In this episode Angel wants to spend more quality time with Johnny....
    • Contributor: Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Oppenheimer, Jess - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Burlingame Productions - Davenport, William - Fargé, Annie - Thompson, Marshall - Molin, Bud ... Singleton, Doris - Keefer, Don - CBS Films - Oppenheimer, Jess - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Burlingame Productions - Davenport, William - Fargé, Annie - Thompson, Marshall - Molin, Bud - Daniel, Eliot - De Grasse, Robert - Lynch, Kenneth - Pelletier, Louis - CBS Television Network - Trump, Gerald - Feldman, Edward H. (Edward Henry) - Johnson, Lamont
    • Date: 1961
  • Film, Video
    The truth revealed
    Original French title: Lavendières | Alternate French title: Lavandières | Lavendières | Lavandières
    The young squire impudently stops at the stream where the women are washing clothes. His unsuccessful efforts to flirt with one of them, Mary, are caught in a photograph by his companion. Another of the women, Kate, plotting in conjunction with the squire, maliciously tells John, a stable hand, that Mary, who is John's sweetheart, has been flirting with the squire. John's discomfort is...
    • Contributor: Afi/Miller (Cecil) Collection (Library of Congress) - Motion Picture Distributing and Sales Co - Lux (Firm)
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video
    [Mary Pickford and the Coquette contest winners]
    Mary Pickford and beauty contest winners
    A film featuring the 25 "Coquette girls", winners of a contest conducted as a sales promotion for Mary Pickford's first sound film, Coquette. Newspapers such as the Washington evening star, the New Haven register, and the Louisville courier-journal held a contest in January, 1929. The contestents appear to have been chosen on the basis of "letters of nomination" written by, or for, the girls....
    • Contributor: Pickford Corp
    • Date: 1929
  • Film, Video
    San Francisco's future By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism...
    • Contributor: Rodiester, Claire - Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress) - Rolph, James
    • Date: 1916