Motion Pictures, 1953-1973 | University of Illinois Archives
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Motion pictures including original and negative 16mm color and black and white films, with and without sound tracks, about the Agriculture Department (feeding the nation), Anthropology field trips (McGregor), Art Extension (New Salem), Eliot Banquet, Fencing (Garret), Nursery School activities, Olympic Gymnastics (exercise on saddle), Physical Education for Men (Navy Pier), Purchasing Agent (biographical in form), Abraham Rattner (Art, man walking on campus), mentally disabled children activities, Tau Kappa Epsilon Initiation, the story of the University of Illinois Airport, Educational Research, Rose Bowl Parade, Illinois Football, including Rose Bowl game films (1953 & 1964), Education (Inquiry Training, Contact with Books), Physical Education (Jackson inspection trips), Band and Glee Club tours, Campus Locations, and Installations of Presidents David Henry (1956) and George Stoddard (1946) and other subjects, including a reel of campus shorts in black and white featuring Greek activities during Homecoming 1959, eclipse, architecture model, lectures televised into a classroom, lab rat brain surgery, smoke, Norman Graebner, Sorority Rush 1961, construction on the Quad (possibly Illini Union expansion ca. 1962), Art short course at Allerton Park (w/ sound), 4th of July parade 1959, the University Library, and Founders' Day 1959.
Note: record series 39/1/812 has been integrated into this record series.
See also Record Series 35/2/57 for a DVD-R copy of these films.
Documents and Files:
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Motion Pictures, 1959-1962