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Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945

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Author:
Rice, Robert B. 1900-1976
Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
United States Navy
Newark College of Engineering
North Carolina State University
Physical description:
2 cu. ft
15 reels of film, 16mm., black-and-white, sound
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1936
1936-1945
1910-1960
1930-1950
Notes:
Rice was a consulting engineer and a professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.
Summary:
Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.
Cite as:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Repairing
Engineering
Engineers
Diesel motor
Marine engineering
Mechanical engineering
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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