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The River

Clip #: TFA-65A
Length: 31:20
Year: 1937
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Shows the importance of the Mississippi River to the United States, and how farming and timber practices had caused topsoil to be swept down the river and into the Gulf of Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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The Valley of the Tennessee

Clip #: TFA-149B
Length: 28:13
Year: 1944
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
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Look To The Land

Clip #: TFA-63D
Length: 20:13
Year: 1954
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Presents the viewpoint that America has often unwisely used its land and forest resources, that all people are dependent upon the land and must, therefore, be directly concerned with the problems of conservation. Documents the misues of these resources and the resulting problems. Visits a New...

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Yours Is The Land

Clip #: TFA-118D
Length: 19:44
Year: 1949
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
A film about conservation of the earth made in 1949 by the Conservation Foundation and the New York Zoological Society.

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The Plow That Broke The Plains

Clip #: TFA-392A
Length: 25:36
Year: 1936
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
The Plow That Broke the Plains is a 1936 short documentary film which shows what happened to the Great Plains region of the United States and Canada when uncontrolled agricultural farming led to the Dust Bowl. It was written and directed by Pare Lorentz. The film was narrated by the American...

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Flatboatmen on the Frontier

Clip #: TFA-299B
Length: 10:45
Year: 1941
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
Reenactment of Ohio Valley farmers building a flatboat used to transport cargo down various rivers to market in the early 19th century.

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Great Lakes, Highway of Commerce

Clip #: TFA-159D
Length: 21:48
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
1940's documentary about industry along the Great Lakes.

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Saga of a White Pine Board

Clip #: MF-18A
Length: 45:48
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Details the journey of lumber produced for the Crane Lumber Company of Thessalon, Ontario, Canada, from loggers felling White Pine Trees in a snow covered forest to lumber being shipped on boats and trains after being sawed at the Thessalon mill.

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The Gulf Coast: The South's Land of Opportunity

Clip #: TFA-397C
Length: 14:36
Year: 1963
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1960s
Description:
An educational film from the 1960s about the Gulf Coast of the U.S.

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Inland Waterways in the Development of America's Transformation

Clip #: TFA-59D
Length: 15:42
Year: 1956
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
An educational film about the development of canals and rivers in the U.S. for transporation and commerce

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