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Film, Video American scrapbook

digital viewing copy

About this Item


  • American scrapbook


  • Dramatized incidents show various phases of life in the United States: the use of the centralized traffic control to direct the passing of two trains on a single track; the use of modern transit systems in the mass transportation of people; the enjoyment of fishing as a sport; the quiz program; modern applications of the principle of jet propulsion.


  • General Electric Company
  • Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : General Electric Co., 1954.


  • -  Traffic engineering
  • -  Fishing
  • -  Jet propulsion


  • Educational films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Film editor, Richard Marvin.
  • -  Narrator: Ted Campbell.
  • -  Source used: MBRS shelflist card.
  • -  viewing print; Received: 1956-07-27; copyright deposit; Copyright Collection.


  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (13 min.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (13 min.) : sd., b&w.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAA 3254 (viewing print)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2011600300

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

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Chicago citation style:

General Electric Company, and Copyright Collection. American Scrapbook. United States: General Electric Co, 1954. Video.

APA citation style:

General Electric Company & Copyright Collection. (1954) American Scrapbook. United States: General Electric Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

General Electric Company, and Copyright Collection. American Scrapbook. United States: General Electric Co, 1954. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.