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Destination Paraguay (1967)
Added: 8th March 2014
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"'Destination:Paraguay' takes viewers to one of two landlocked countries in South America to observe the lives of Gildo and Felix in their rural environment, and Elsa and Laura in their urban environment....viewers gain insights into rural and urban life in Paraguay and Peace Corps...

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Story Of Copper (1951)
Added: 8th March 2014
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Tells the story of the mining and manufacture of copper from the crude ore to the finished product. lots of footage of giant machines, some blasting. - 33:34

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South Dakota Saga (1938 ca)
Added: 8th March 2014
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History of South Dakota and mining at the Homestake mines. - 32:42

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The Fireman (1954)
Added: 8th March 2014
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Shows how firemen work, describes their equipment in action. Care of equipment, drills, testing of trucks, hose, ladders, and life saving devices are illustrated. A real fire is shown with firemen answering the alarm and extinguishing the blaze. - 10:04

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Trees For Tomorrow (1941)
Added: 8th March 2014
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Discusses the importance of forests as a renewable resource, and emphasizes the scientific management of woodlands and prevention of forest fires. Shows both early American and modern utilization of wood, and illustrates how trees are grown as renewable crops on tree farms.. Trees growing...

Tags: Trees Tree Farms Renewable Resource Forest Fires
Waves of Green (1950)
Added: 8th March 2014
Posted By: Mystic
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Tribute to america's land-grant colleges. Good agriculture and farm material. Ships, marine, sea shots. - 38:07

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Peru - The Mysterious Journey
Added: 8th March 2014
Posted By: Mystic
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Educational video on Peru - 1:19:00

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San Francisco (1955 Cinemascope film)
Added: 7th March 2014
Posted By: Mystic
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Cinemascope homage to the city of San Francisco made by amateur filmmaker and inventor Tullio Pellegrini. - Release Date: 1955 - 21:28 - Rated: Not Rated

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Of Forests and People
Added: 13th March 2013
Posted By: Mystic
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Forests cover a third of the Earth’s surface. They are home to over half of terrestrial species and hundreds of millions of human beings. Forests provide part of one in four people’s incomes. For 7 billion people, most of the world’s population, forests are resources for the food they eat,...

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Desertification
Added: 13th March 2013
Posted By: Mystic
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Contrary to popular perception, desertification is not the loss of land to desert or through sand-dune movement. It refers to land degradation resulting from climatic variations and human activities. It is not a natural process; it is the result of mankind's actions. Today, a third of land...

Tags: Desertification Environment Ecology Climate Climatic Variations
The Fisher Folk of Lake Patzcuaro (1951)
Added: 5th March 2013
Posted By: Mystic
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The Taracsan Indians, living on the island of Janitzio, are shown fishing with their butterfly nets. - Release Date: 1951 - 13:21

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Understanding The Dollar (1953)
Added: 5th March 2013
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A dramatization which explains the essential purposes of money as a medium of exchange, analyzes factors which affect the value of the dollar, and shows the effects of rising prices on people with various types of income. - Release Date: 1953 - 09:39

Tags: Money Dollar Inflation