Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860 (Video recording : 1987)
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications Search this
2.08 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
These records document elements that contributed to the creation of "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860" the video epilogue to the National
Museum of American History's exhibition of the same title. The video was produced during 1986 for the National Museum of American History and was completed in 1987. Materials
include the original video footage, widow dubs of missing original footage, and master video tapes.
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
5.14 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Motion pictures (visual works)
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of films and videos for exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Some materials
may be footage of an exhibition or public program. In a few cases, neither the title of the video nor the exhibition is known. Materials include videotapes, film, magnetic
tape, and audiotapes. Some materials are in electronic format. Smithsonian Productions was previously known as Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998, and the
Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996.
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction Search this
3.9 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
This accession includes records documenting the film, video, and radio production activities of John P. Meehan, Audio-Visual Production Specialist; Jacquie Gales Webb,
Producer; and Paul B. Johnson, Director. Material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; performer's licenses; production logs; contracts and releases; music cue
sheets; blueprints; interview transcripts; grant information; audio scripts; photographs and slides; drawings; budget summaries; meeting agenda; proposals; and information
on the Smithsonian Video Collection.
Productions documented in these records include "Piano Grand!," "Black Radio: Telling it Like it Was," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "The Sawyer
and His Mill," "Creatures Great and Small," "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition," "The Last Wheel Works," "Smithsonian Quest," "Smithsonian World," "Yorktown,"
"The First Ladies," "Engines of Change," "Beyond the Ocean, Beneath the Leaf," "River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi," "Piano 300," "Jazz Smithsonian," "What in the
World," "Science in American Life," "Jazz in Paris: 1914-1940," and "Smithsonian Minutes."