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Nonfiction Films.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fort Devens Film Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00005
Overview: American soldiers were among the best informed in the world on developments in war material and in the problems and progress of their comrades on various world fronts. Motion pictures played a major part in disseminating this information by providing not only entertainment, but also keeping troops up to date on current events, advances in war technology, teaching the history of the armed forces, and training soldiers on getting along in foreign cultures. The 16mm film in the Fort Devens Film...

Harvard Science Center Film Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00014
Overview: In addition to texts, motion picture films play an integral role in communicating information and explaining complex ideas. For this reason films were often used in classrooms to supplement traditional course material. This 16mm film collection from the Harvard Science Center features educational science films from 1933 to 1998 focusing on a variety of scientific subject matter including physics, chemistry, biology and astronomy. The intended audiences for most of these films were high school...

Somerville High School Film Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00030
Overview: Consisting of 385 educational films produced for classroom use between the 1930s and 1980s, the Somerville High School Collection provides a representative sample of the subjects and genres of educational media used in classrooms during this period. Though collected by Somerville High School, the films are aimed at students from primary grades through high school and cover a variety of subjects including art, math, music, science, health, and social studies. A highlight of the collection is the...