Film and Video

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A curated selection of moving picture content from Hagley's Audiovisual Collections

    For additional selections of online film and video content, select from the following collections:
    Avon Products
    Chamber of Commerce of the United States
    DuPont Company
    Hanford Engineering Works
    History of Kevlar oral history interviews
    MCI Communications Corporation
    National Automobile Dealers Association
    Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division
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MCI Mail Applications
MCI executives and sales representatives discuss the various applications of MCI Mail., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 2000.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Living Legends featuring Charles Kemmons Wilson and Holiday Inn
Living Legends program spotlights Charles Kemmons Wilson, founder of Holiday Inn. Includes interview with Wilson., Interview portion is jittery at bottom of screen. Tape crease at 00:26:00:00. Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series IX. Living Legends videos (Accession 1993.230.IX), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Just Married
On a film set, a newly married couple picks a new home and goes to buy things for their home made from DuPont fabrics. Nylon, Dacron, Orlon textiles are mentioned., Occasional dropout and head switching., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The most important precinct in the world...your precinct
Film about details of political precinct organization work, featuring characters Bill and Susan Boynton., Film has degraded to red., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Making Blasting Caps
The film documents the process of making blasting caps and was probably shot at the Pompton Lakes plant in New Jersey of DuPont Company., No audio., In 1902 the DuPont Company acquired the Smith Electric Fuze Company and some other properties in the Pompton Lakes, New Jersey area. DuPont continued the manufacture of fuses, blasting caps, and other blasting supplies at the plant, adding a shell plant and other facilities. By the end of World War I, some 7,500 people worked at the site. The works diminished in size in the 1920s, concentrating on the manufacturing of commercial blasting supplies., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Making Blasting Caps film (Accession 1996.243), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: U.S./Japan Trade: Conflict or Compromise?
Episode Number 278. Moderator Meryl Comer presents international episode on U.S./Japan trade relations. Interviews include U.S. Ambassador Bill Brock, Japan Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Ambassador Mike Mansfield. Contains an in studio interview with Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor and Richard Lesher from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Meryl Comer interviews Yasuhiro Nakasone, Prime Minister of Japan., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Occasional dropout and head switching noise. Same videocassette as Episode Number 276., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Internet Fair (3 of 3)
An in house seminar presented by Dupont employees about the internet and ways to use it at work. Includes the following talk: 'Internet 101.', Occasional tracking errors. Head switching noise throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1982 Avon commercials by Ogilvy & Mather
"Coast to Coast" (00:06), "Colortwists"(01:11), "More Lash Rev" (01:44), "New Vitality Plus" (02:18), "Bookstore/Haircut" (02:52)., Occasional dropout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Avon Products Inc. photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1997.209), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Protecting the Ozone Layer: A Search for Solutions
DuPont produced video about the discovery of the hole in the ozone layer and efforts by the scientific community to identify, diagnose, and understand the issue. Historical background and use of CFCs. Discovery of the environmental impact of CFCs., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
General Motors historical advertising compilation, 1950s - 1980s
Compilation of historical commercials and marketing for various vehicle brands including Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro, Pontiac, Oldsmobile Cutlass, Buick, and Cadillac. Some footage of vehicles driving on road. Compilation of clips on Chevrolet dealerships, salesmen recruitment, advertising. Short feature showcasing the 1957 Cadillac Director. Also includes short film (beginning at 34:35) 'Going Places' about the 1954 General Motors Motorama car show coming to town showcasing new car models. Footage compiled for NADA's documentary '100 Years of America's Auto Dealerships : The First Century' (2006), Some clips contain no audio. Occasional dropout and Head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Teflon B-Roll compiled for 50th anniversary of the discovery of Teflon
Collection of Teflon B-Roll. 1960's Commercial for Du Pont Teflon, Shots of Du Pont's Jackson Laboratory and Punkett's original lab notes. John Glenn climbing into the Friendship 7 space capsule, which had a heat shield coated with Teflon. Shots of various Du Pont researchers exploring new uses of Teflon. Fly by of the Statue of Liberty whose copper skin is protected by an insulator made of Teflon. Soundbites by Roy Plunkett, the man who discovered Teflon., Audio on Channel 2 only. Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series VIII. Video (Accession 1993.230.VIII), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pusey & Jones Company Motion Pictures Cassette #2
Cue Sheet notes Cape Race, Williams-Ballard, Albert J. Myer, Marina, Cape Comfort, Union Mills Paper Mfg. Co., Albermarle Chesapeake Co., Charleston, SC, Southern Paperboard Corp., Port Wentworth, GA. Includes footage of large rolls of paper being manufactured and ships being launched., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pusey and Jones Corporation motion pictures of ship launchings and paper machines (Accession 2002.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Internet Fair (2 of 3)
An in house seminar presented by Dupont employees about the internet and ways to use it at work. Includes the following talks: 'All's Fair in Modeling and Simulation,' 'Surf's Up at Government Labs,' 'Internet Use in Life Sciences,' 'Treasures Found on the Internet,' 'Netsmarts: Secure Use of the Internet,' and 'Use of Client Software over Phone Lines.', Occasional tracking errors. Head switching noise throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
E-Mail: The World at your Fingertips
Video for MCI employees explains and outlines the importance of the use of electronic mail within MCI. Video also details the multiple advantages of this form of communication within an organization., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 2000.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont focus on safety commercial
Man enters frame wearing safety equipment. Spokesman discusses how DuPont's accident rate in 1916 was high, but due to safety training programs, safety devices and protective clothing, the rates were greatly improved. A DuPont technician operating a 160 horsepower automobile engine is shown, testing chemicals added to gasoline to improve its efficiency. Safety measures such as an automatic cut off and a double layer of safety glass to protect the worker are pointed out. Other safety equipment used in the laboratory and safety meetings held throughout the company are mentioned., Segment from original FC252., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont commercial on shaped charges for civilian use
Spokesman discusses bazookas, used in World War II, and what gave them their power. He explains the term 'Shaped charge' and animation depicts different types. He then points out DuPont has been working with oil companies using shaped charges in oil drilling. The 'jet perforator' is shown in use in animation., Segment from original FC01., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Freon commercial
Spokesman introduces Freon and its many applications, such as refrigerators and aerosols. He gives a demonstration of freezing a flower with Freon and its inflammability. He then shows how aerosol cans work, such as insecticides and shaving cream., Segment from original FC02., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Camp Construction and Construction Shops
Segment from film "War Construction in the Desert". Includes shots of construction of the camp and various workshops., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Avon Commercials, Historic Reel, 1950s to 1980s
A reel of commercials including clips from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Avon Products, Inc. records (Accession AVD.2155), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
An Introduction to Digital Computers
Video is an animated tutorial on basic computer hardware and functionality., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Kevlar commercial featuring Stephanie Kwolek
Featuring Stephanie Kwolek. Several Versions., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
War Construction in the Desert, Reel 02
Contains construction footage of areas 100 and 200. Shots of administrative and supervisory personnel include Major General L.R. Groves (Commanding General, Manhattan District, United States Corp. of Engineers), Colonel F.T. Matthias (Area Engineer), Lt. Col. B.T. Rogers (Deputy Area Engineer), Major W.F. Sapper (Executive Officer), H.D. Riley (Major, Corp. of Engineers), E.G. Ackart (Chief Engineer, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co.), G.M. Read (Assistant Chief Engineer), M.F.Wood (Manager, Construction division), F.H. Mackie (Manager, War Construction division), G.P. Church (Field Project Manager), T.L. Pierce (Assistant Field Project Manager), G.E. Bubb (AFPM, Field Construction), L.S. Grogan (Field Superintendent), W.E. Redman (Assistant, Field Superintendent), H.F. Nunn (Safety Superintendent), W.V. Krewatch (AFPM, Office Engineering), A.D. Day (Engineering Office Superintendent), E.L. Plenninger (Service Superintendent), T.W. Brown (Chief Accountant), G.E. Hillman (AFPM, Control), B.M. Taylor (Housing Superintendent), J.M. Wetherhold (Medical Supervisor), R.E. Burton (AFPM, Service and Housing) and H. Villa (Control Superintendent). \n, Reel 2 of 2., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Kevlar promotional video
Promotional tape for Kevlar, an engineering fiber used for tires, reinforcement for electromechanical cables and fiber optics, protective clothing, ropes and aircraft., Occasional dropout and head switching., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Jeep: There's Only One
Narrated history of the Jeep including its use by the military during World War II, post-war production by Willys, redesign in the 1960s for civilian use, purchase by the American Motors Corporation in 1970, introduction of the Jeep Cherokee in 1973, and the 1986 purchase of AMC by Chrysler. Footage compiled for NADA's documentary '100 Years of America's Auto Dealerships : The First Century' (2006), Occasional dropout and Head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The most important campaign in the world
Film about the details of running a political campaign, featuring characters Bill and Susan Boynton., Film has degraded to red., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
"The Inside Story of Tires" DuPont commercial
Film explains super strength tire made from nylon cords used in heavy duty trucks. Strength demonstration of nylon cord versus ordinary tire cord. Heat test using both samples also done. Animation of moisture issues included., Segment from original FC251., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont commercials circa 1950s - 1990s
Includes the following commercials: Teflon II/Silverstone/Suprex No-Stick Seal 'Don't Get Stuck' (00:01:05); Stainmaster 'Take off' (00:01:54); Stainmaster 'Fancy Party' (00:02:38); SilverStone 'Bolts' (00:03:20); Antron Carpet Fiber 'Caveman/Dancers' (00:04:06); Cavalcade of America: The Inside Story of Tires(00:04:52); Teflon 2, non-stick cookware (00:08:15); Teflon 2 (Italian) (00:09:00); DuPont Presents: The Wonderful World of Nylon, 1964 (00:09:50); Coolmax fabric, "Explosion" featuring Andre Agassi (00:22:53); Fishing line Magnum 720 and 1440 (00:23:45); Fishing Products 'High Impact,' 1990 (00:24:40); Teflon II Deserted Island (00:25:42); SilverStone Deserted Island (00:26:00); SilverStone Supra Deserted Island (00:26:18); Dacron, Pillow Talk (00:26:45); DuPont Theater: DuPont Chemistry, Standards of living (00:27:52); Kevlar: Survivors Club (00:31:05); Nomex: Race Car Drivers featuring Mario Andretti (00:31:58); FE 1301 fire extinguishing agent: Ring of Fire (00:33:18); Tyvek suits: Pharmaceuticals (00:34:38); X-Ray Subtraction system (00:35:50); Double Wall Oil Tanks: Applause (00:37:14); Lycra: Freedom (00:37:55); Stainmaster Carpet: Baby foot traffic (00:38:42); Stainmaster: Fancy Dinner Date (00:39:30); Plastics for Prosthetics featuring Bill Demby, 1987 (00:40:43); Blood Testing: Emergency, 1987 (00:42:05); Safety Auto Glass: Wedding/Windshield, 1988 (00:43:20); Glean Herbicide: Kids born after 1983 (00:44:23); Stainmaster Carpet: Snag (00:45:02); Lucite Paint: Secret Room (00:46:03); Lucite Paint: Bananas (00:47:19); Corfam Shoes: A Step Into Tomorrow (00:48:10); Rally Car Wax: Batman and Robin (00:50:27); Teflon: Husband cleans up (00:51:10); Industrial and Consumer Products: DuPont contributions (00:51:55); Kevlar: Heliocopter (00:52:45); Maidenform Tric-o-Lastic Lycra bra: Dance (00:53:28) ; Corian: 'Real Estate,' 1993 (00:54:31) ; Corian: Bath, 1997 (00:55:22) ; Food: Freshness featuring Vinay Chowdhry, 1996 (00:56:06); Composites: Shoes featuring Rich Gould, 1996 (00:57:03); Asphalt: Roads featuring Bob Statz, 1996 (00:57:54); Teflon featuring Tom Del Pesco, 1995 (00:58:50); Film: Holography featuring Sylvia Stevenson, 1995 (00:59:44); Kevlar featuring Stephanie Kwolek, 1995 (01:00:37); Bridges: Composites featuring Mike Bowman (01:01:42); Synthetic fibers featuring Henry Kobsa (01:02:14); Polyester Plastic: Recycling featuring Pam Jones (01:02:46); Nylon: Toothbrush featuring Didi Belonio (01:03:18); Smokey Joe's Cafe musical revue promotional piece [audio without picture] (01:04:04); Cirque Ingenieux show promotional piece [audio without picture] (01:10:23); Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile play promotional piece [audio without picture] (01:13:20), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: Capitalism in Trouble
Episode Number 964. Exclusive interview with George Soros (Chairman, Soros Fund Management). Guests include James Glassman (American Enterprise Institute), Jurek Martin (Financial Times), Edward Yingling (American Bankers Association) and William Beach (The Heritage Foundation). Walter Murphy (Senior Market Analyst, Merrill Lynch) gives a stock market forecast. Lastly, an interview with Nicholas Negroponte (Director, The Media Lab, MIT)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Xanadu Excerpts 1931 to 1933 (reel one)
Home movie featuring du Pont and Laird family members in Varadero, Cuba at or near Xanadu, the home of Irénée du Pont. Film includes clips of various people on boats and on the beach, the house, a Cuban city, the beach, and ox carts., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies (Accession 1994.316), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Toyota Advertising Retrospective : 1976-1998
A collection of historic Toyota commercials by marketing campaign. Includes "You Asked for It, You Got it, Toyota", "Oh, What a Feeling", "Who Could Ask for Anything More, Toyota", "Toyota Quality, Who Could Ask for Anything More", "Toyota, I Love What You do for Me", "Toyota/Everyday", Extensive dropout. Head switching noise. Audio clipping on channel 01 on original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pusey & Jones Company Motion Pictures Cassette #1
Cue Sheet notes Quaker, Cavalier, Chester Harding, Adabelle Lykes, New York-ferry, Florioda-ferry, Haines-dredge, Cape Henlopen, Cape Nome, P.H. Glatfelter Paper Mills-erecting paper making machine, Cape Farewell, Cape Mohican, Cape Horn, Cape Charles, Cape Douglas, Cape Bon, Cape Breton. Includes footage of Lykes Lines ship being launched as well as many other ship launches., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pusey and Jones Corporation motion pictures of ship launchings and paper machines (Accession 2002.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Untitled DuPont Co. commercials compilation
Video starts right in, cuts between movie clips with person using remote control. Commercials for DuPont Cooling System Cleanser, Dacron, Nylon, Orlon and Lucite Paint., Occasional dropout and head switching., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
What Do You Want?
Depicts the progress of computing with ENIAC, BIMAC, UNIVAC including Nike Zuess and Athena military computers. New computer techniques and parts are shown. Also depicted are the LARC and UNIVAC III computers. Also mentioned are Ford instrument and Vickers. J. Presper Eckert explains the future of computers., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Pink tint, probably from color fading on original film., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Honda Commercials 1975-1992
Archival Auto commercials 1972-1992. Includes models Civic, Accord, CRXSI, and Prelude SI. Footage compiled for NADA's documentary '100 Years of America's Auto Dealerships : The First Century' (2006), Last commercial cut off at end of tape. Occasional dropout. Head switching noise in some clips., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
MCI Mail Teleconference
Press conference coverage from Washington DC. The conference introduces, explains and demonstrates the MCI Mail product. Also features new MCI Mail commercials and is followed by a question and answer session. End of program includes beginning of segment shown in the middle of program explaining the MCI Mail service., Minor dropout throughout original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 2000.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Xanadu 1931 & 1932
Home movie featuring du Pont and Laird family members in Varadero, Cuba at or near Xanadu, the home of Irénée du Pont. Clips largely depict various people on boats and on the beach. The Cuban coastline and a horse race are also featured., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies (Accession 1994.316), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Churning water shot/trim
Footage of water churning over a rock., Includes trim in canister., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mess Hall Dance
African American employees dancing in the mess hall. Original housing included phrase "The Black Bottom" which suggests some of the dancing shown is actually the popular African American dance craze originating in the 1920's called "The Black Bottom"., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
MCI Mail Infomercial
News segment explaining the MCI Mail service. Stephen Dart, reports for Gordon News, San Francisco, California., Minor dropout throughout original tape. Original tape unmixed., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 2000.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: 1988: A Look Back
Episode Number 485. A look back on 1988 topics as reported on "It's Your Business". A discussion on the presidential election results with Hodding Carter, III (Broadcast Commentator), R. Emmett Tyrell (The American Spectator), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Haynes Johnson (The Washington Post). A debate on supply side economics with Robert Matsui (Democrat, California), Jack Kemp (Republican, New York) and Robert Kuttner (The New Republic). Bush's Tax freeze with William H,. Gray, III (Democrat, Pennsylvania) and Dean Kleckner (American Farm Bureau Federation). The Stock Market with Jim Cooper (Democrat, Tennessee), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Edward Markey (Democrat, Massachusetts). Bank Deregulations with Dennis Eckhart (Democrat, Ohio), Rep. Bruce Morrison (Democrat, Connecticut) and Sen. John Chafee (Republican, Rhode Island). Foreign investors and Taxes with Elliot Richardson (Washington Attorney), Sheldon Cohen (Washington Attorney) and Susan Tolchin (George Washington University). The U.S. Canada Trade Pact with Byron Dorgan (Democrat, North Dakota) and John LaFalce (Democrat, New York). U.S. Congress with Trent Lott (Republican, Mississippi) and William Schneider (American Enterprise Institute). Parental Leave discussed by Howard Berman (Democrat, California), Donna Lenhoff (Women's Legal Defense Fund), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce), Sen. Thad Cochran (Republican, Mississippi) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (Republican, Utah). Educational Reform with Adam Urbanski (American Federation of Teachers) and William Bennett (Former Secretary of Education). Long Term Healthcare with Mary Rose Oakar (Democrat, Ohio) and Hal Daub (Republican, Nebraska). Environmental concerns with Donna Fitzpatrick (Under Secretary Dept of Energy), Gordon MacDonald (V.P. & Chief Scientist, Mitre, Corp.) and James Wolf (Alliance to Save Energy). The 100th Congress with Dick Cheney (Republican, Wyoming), Barbara Kenelly (Democrat, Connecticut) and Byron Dorgan (Republican, North Dakota). A look ahead to 1989 for President Bush with David Gergen (U.S. News & World Report), Jim Dickenson (The Washington Post) , Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and William Grieder (Rolling Stone Magazine). An assessment of the Reagan years with Robert Mitchel (Republican, Illinois), Christopher Matthews (San Francisco Examiner), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Thomas Foley (Democrat, Washington)., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Occasional dropout and head switching noise. Same videocassette as Episode Number 276., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Velvet Curtain
Civics film examining the significance of voting. Follows newspaper reporters encouraging people to go to the polls., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The most important politician in the world...you!
Discusses the role and function of political parties in the United States, through the eyes of fictitious characters Bill Boynton and Jim Redmond., Film has degraded to red., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Miss Teflon II
Miss Teflon II robot is created and gives a demonstration (with narrator) about the benefits of Teflon II., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: 1984: A Year End Review
Episode Number 276. A look back on 1984 topics as reported on "It's Your Business". Meryl Comer interviews a panel including Mark Shields, Richard Lesher, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Vic Kamber, Political Consultant, David Gergen American Enterprise Institute. Discussion with Senator Dennis DeConcini. Debates on various topics including the dollar with Beryl Sprinkel (U.S. Department of Treasury) and Tom Downey (Republican from New York); Industrial Policy with Rep. John Lafalce (Democrat from New York) and Representative Steven Simms (Republican from Idaho); Election results with Kevin Phillips and Jim Dickenson (Washington Post), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Morton Kondrake (The McLaughlin Group); Taxes with Rep. Barber Conable (Republican from New York). A report on resignations for the second term of Ronald Reagan's administration, with clips from and William D. Ruckelshaus (EPA). Statements from Rep. John Murtha (Democrat, Pennsylvania) and Amb. William Brock (U.S. Trade Representative). Immigration reform is discussed by Sen. Alan K. Simpson (Republican, Wyoming). Walter Williams (Economist), Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and John Palmer (Urban Institute) debate the subject of poverty. Sen,. John Heinz (Democrat, Pennsylvania) and Robert Thompson (Attorney) debate senior citizens in the workplace. Women in the workplace discussion with Robert Townsend (Business) and Kay Koplovitz (USA Network). A 5th anniversary tribute to "It's Your Business" from President Ronald Reagan., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Occasional dropout and head switching noise. Same videocassette as Episode Number 278., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Farewell Party at the DuPont Country Club
Includes male executives enjoying a farewell party at the DuPont Country Club for the Hanford Delegation., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Story of Creative Capital
Animated film on the history of capital and industry in the United States. Based on the 1955 pamphlet 'This Is du Pont: The Story of Creative Capital', it demonstrates the effect of personal investment on the broader American economy., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series XI. Film (Accession 1993.230.XI), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807, Film was preserved with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation in 2009.
MCI Mail TV Spots
Several TV ad spots for MCI Mail., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 2000.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Wonderful World of Nylon
Informational film on nylon products and nylon history., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
War Construction in the Desert, Reel 01
Begins with history of Hanford area, in Washington state, where the project was to be constructed. Explains need for workers and the extensive training involved. Shows construction of camp and various buildings. Includes typical Hanford woman's day and typical Hanford man's day. Both segments begin when subjects wake and go through their entire day at the camp. Also includes amenities offered workers such as entertainment and food services. The 300 area is depicted with medical facilities, training and services offered to workers., Reel 1 of 2., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Steel and America
Produced by Walt Disney Productions, includes animations depicting steel production and Donald Duck., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, American Iron and Steel Institute photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1986.268), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Arrival of Swedish Monument at Wilmington Marine Terminal, cornerstone laying film
Depicts the arrival of the Swedish monument in the Wilmington Marine Terminal during the Tercentenary celebration in 1938 of the first colonization of Delaware by the Swedes. The monument is a statue of the Kalmar Nyckel ship designed by sculptor Carl Milles (1875-1955). The event was attended by Swedish royalty and President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Willard S. Wilson films and ephemera (Accession 1977.219), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
"The Deep freeze Suit" DuPont commercial
Film explains that warm winter clothing has been needed since World War II. Thermal wear, nicknamed 'The Deep Freeze Suit' was created by two civilians for the Armed Forces using DuPont materials. Spokesman shows a test of a man having taken a cold shower and then standing in a refrigerator in the wet clothes. He goes on to show civilian adaptations, regular winter wear for families sold in stores., Segment from original FC01., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
War Construction in the Desert
Begins with history of the area in Hanford area, Washington, where the project was to be constructed. Explains need for workers and the extensive training involved. Includes shots of construction of the camp and various workshops. Contains footage of the sign shop, transportation, the project patrol, fire department, construction equipment, trains, dispatchers, demonstrations during fire prevention week and barracks of prisoners who picked fruit in the orchards. Includes typical Hanford woman's day and typical Hanford man's day. Both segments begin when subjects wake and goes through their entire day at the camp. Also includes amenities offered workers such as entertainment and food services. The 300 area is depicted with medical facilities, training and services offered to workers. Contains construction footage of areas 100 and 200. Shots of administrative and supervisory personnel include Major General L.R. Groves (Commanding General, Manhattan District, United States Corp. of Engineers), Colonel F.T. Matthias (Area Engineer), Lt. Col. B.T. Rogers (Deputy Area Engineer), Major W.F. Sapper (Executive Officer), H.D. Riley (Major, Corp. of Engineers), E.G. Ackart (Chief Engineer, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co.), G.M. Read (Assistant Chief Engineer), M.F.Wood (Manager, Construction division), F.H. Mackie (Manager, War Construction division), G.P. Church (Field Project Manager), T.L. Pierce (Assistant Field Project Manager), G.E. Bubb (AFPM, Field Construction), L.S. Grogan (Field Superintendent), W.E. Redman (Assistant, Field Superintendent), H.F. Nunn (Safety Superintendent), W.V. Krewatch (AFPM, Office Engineering), A.D. Day (Engineering Office Superintendent), E.L. Plenninger (Service Superintendent), T.W. Brown (Chief Accountant), G.E. Hillman (AFPM, Control), B.M. Taylor (Housing Superintendent), J.M. Wetherhold (Medical Supervisor), R.E. Burton (AFPM, Service and Housing) and H. Villa (Control Superintendent)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Volkswagen of America Historical Footage
Historical footage of Volkswagen beetles and other models. Vehicles driving on road, factory footage, commercials, excerpt from news program interviewing man from Volkswagen. Footage compiled for NADA's documentary '100 Years of America's Auto Dealerships : The First Century' (2006), Occasional dropout. No audio for some clips. Head switching noise in some clips., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Young & Rubicam UNISYS Commercials
Reel of three UNISYS commercials. \"Creation\" :60 (:02), \"Scottsdale Rev 2\" :30 (1:07), \"Corporate/Banking\" :30 (1:41)., Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Workman's Lesson
Safety film produced for NAM by Thomas Edison Studios. Stresses the importance of using safety equipment in the workplace., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession AVD.1411), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A New World Through Chemistry
Includes several DuPont laboratories and plants showing the manufacturing of chemical products and household setting using the products, including Neoprene, Zelan, Nylon, Rayon and Lucite., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Audio clipping on original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Bill and Susan Boynton go into politics
Public service film encouraging greater political activity. Follows a plant worker who becomes involved in politics, climbing the ladder to become a campaign manager in a successful congressional campaign, Film has degraded to red., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1973.418), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Story of the Atomic Energy Commission's Savannah River Plant Riser Plant
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Atomic Energy Division, Savannah River Plant photographs and films (Accession 1989.335), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Crime of Carelessness
Safety film produced for NAM by Thomas Edison Studios. Warns of the danger of smoking in the workplace., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Association of Manufacturers records (Accession AVD.1411), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lindbergh visits Wilmington
Film depicts Lindbergh flying in to private airport of Henry B. du Pont, the motorcade that brings him to dais with speakers including Delaware Governor Robert P. Robinson and William J. Highfield. Lindbergh speaks at podium then prepares to take off again. Stands for photographs with Henry B. du Pont., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Willard S. Wilson films and ephemera (Accession 1977.219), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1974 Avon commercials by Ogilvy & Mather, Full Year
"New Girl in Town" (00:04), "I Should Know" (00:52), "Value/1st Quarter" (01:39), "Going Shopping" (02:24), "Timeless/Musicians" (03:13), "Christmas Collection/Variety" (03:50), "Christmas Collection/Value" (04:29)., Major dropout and distortion throughout. Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Avon Products Inc. photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1997.209), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: Clean Air
Episode Number 935. Moderator Meryl Comer interviews experts on air pollution and new EPA regulations. Guests include Dr. Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce), Representative Ron Klink (Democrat, Pennsylvania), Representative Dennis Kucinich (Democrat, Ohio), Paul Billings (American Lung Association)., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: The Roaring Stock Market
Episode Number 933. Moderator Meryl Comer interviews experts on their speculation for the future of the stock market. Guests include Dr. Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce), James Glassman (American Enterprise Institute), Charles Allmon (Growth Stock Outlook) and Robert Mewshaw (Van Sant & Mewshaw, Inc.)., Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lindbergh Flight Across the Atlantic
Newsreel documents Lindbergh's historic flight across Atlantic. Includes footage of previous aviators who tried the trip before him. Also depicts celebrations in Paris and several United States cities after the flight. Last section of film is Lindbergh's hop to Mexico, including preparation, the route and celebration after landing., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Willard S. Wilson films and ephemera (Accession 1977.219), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Patrol, Fire, and Transportation
Segment from film "War Construction in the Desert". Contains footage of the sign shop, transportation, the project patrol, fire department, construction equipment, trains, dispatchers, demonstrations during fire prevention week and barracks of prisoners who picked fruit in the orchards., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Guideposts to Tomorrow, Elmer Sperry
Honoring the 100th Anniversary of one of America's leading men of science. Story of Elmer Sperry and his invention of the gyro compass as well as his son Lawrence and his creation of the first autopilot. Film also depicts World war I and II and the Sperry company's role in basn wars. Guided missiles, gyro controls and associated name equipment produced for World war II are depicted. Possible future inventions are touched upon showing a futuristic control room and operator., Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nissan Historical Footage 1965-1970
Historical footage includes Datsun commercials, Short programs on auto racing (audio editing cut off in original), second program cuts off as well as several segments, until 1967 Datsun sports coupe. Also contains commercials for Datsun pick up truck, 1967 Datsun, 1967 Datsun wagon, 1967 Datsun Patrol, 1st Japan G.P. Car Race (In Japanese), Japanese Tea Garden commercial, program on individuality in cars from Nissan, 1973 East African auto rally, "The Wheels of Nissan", "Nissan and the many worlds of Datsun", Occasional dropout. Head switching noise at top and bottom of frame. Multiple scratches and distortion in film transfer. Abruptly cuts off at end of tape, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Automobile Dealers Association publications (Accession AVD.NADA.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
It's Your Business: Pro Sports-Is it a Bona Fide Business?
Episode Number 159. Moderator Meryl Comer interviews experts on whether Professional Sports should be treated the same as other businesses. Guests include Mark Murphy (Washington Redskins, N.F.L.), Berl Bernhard (Washington Federals, U.S.F.L.), Dr. Richard Lesher (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and Morrie Siegel (Sportswriter)., Occasional dropout throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New Castle County Bathing Beauty Contest; The Last of the Lecky Races; Xerxes; The Hunney-Teeny Prize Fight; Vicious Circles; Slippery Pears
Series of family home movies., No audio., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies (Accession 1994.316), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Computer Comes to Marketing
Film introduction: 'This is another special motion picture report on a subject which Fortune believes to be of wide interest to management - the new business frontier of computer use by marketing executives.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Internet Fair (1 of 3)
An in house seminar presented by Dupont employees about the internet and ways to use it at work. Includes the following talks: 'Introductory Remarks,' 'Collaborative Tools from the Internet,' 'Education by Internet,' and 'Serving Multimedia Technical Information.', Occasional tracking errors. Head switching noise throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Textile Fabrics Department videotapes, photographs, slides and promotions (Accession 2011.320), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont commercial featuring Nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware
Editor of town newspaper 'The Leader', Wright Robinson, discusses how Seaford was once a small farming community but DuPont's Nylon plant, built in 1939, employed about 1200 people and was instrumental in the town expansion., Segment from original FC02., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807