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Film, Video A better New York Title on film can label: Better New York State

About this Item

Title

  • A better New York

Other Title

  • Title on film can label: Better New York State

Summary

  • Shows WPA projects in New York State, including reservoir construction, improvement of parks and recreation facilities, and employment of trained technicians and clerical workers for the Bureau of Criminal Investigation of the New York State Police.

Names

  • Pathe News
  • United States. Works Progress Administration
  • United States. Work Projects Administration
  • U.S. Government Films Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : [Pathe News], 1937.

Headings

  • -  Public works--New York (State)

Genre

  • Educational films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Summary taken from old LC catalog card, 77-703821.
  • -  Source used: M/B/RS preliminary shelflist card; Collections: U.S. Government file.
  • -  non-viewing print ; Received: ca. 9/17/1956 transfer; U.S. Government Films Collection.
  • -  viewing copy and master; Received: 10/12/2000 from LC video lab; preservation, LWO-36899; U.S. Government Films Collection.

Medium

  • viewing copy 1 videocassette of 1 (Digital Betacam) (ca. 12 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
  • master 1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) (ca. 12 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
  • non-viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 min., 432 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 12 min.) : sd., b&w.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • VAI 1113 (viewing copy)
  • VXB 8848 (master)
  • FAA 0023 (non-viewing print)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2001642607

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Pathe News, United States Works Progress Administration, United States Work Projects Administration, and U.S. Government Films Collection. A better New York. [United States: Pathe News, 1937] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2001642607/.

APA citation style:

Pathe News, United States Works Progress Administration, United States Work Projects Administration & U.S. Government Films Collection. (1937) A better New York. [United States: Pathe News] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2001642607/.

MLA citation style:

Pathe News, et al. A better New York. [United States: Pathe News, 1937] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2001642607/>.