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Division of Agriculture and Extractive Industries Audiovisual Collection

Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Agriculture and Extractive Industries  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 32 films)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Videocassettes
Home movies
Advertisements
8mm films
16mm films
Date:
1938-1994, undated
Summary:
The collection contains films (8mm and 16mm), videocassettes, and audio recordings on diverse subjects related to agriculture and extractive industries
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains films, videocassettes and audio recordings on diverse subjects related to agriculture and extractive industries. Films include amateur footage shot in and around Mississippi in the years between 1939-1951 depicting cotton picking, farm equipment, and rural life. Other subjects found in the collection include: beekeeping, milling, mining, events related to agriculture or extractive industries (World Dairy Expo, Helium Centennial), and advertisements or promotional films created by farming equipment companies (Caterpillar, Minneapolis-Moline).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into three series.

Series 1: Motion Picture Film Motion Picture Film, 1938-1991

Series 2: Videocassettes Videocassettes, 1991-1994, undated

Series 3: Sound Recordings Sound Recordings, 1963-1978
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Viewing audiovisual portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Dairy farms  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Tractors  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
Cotton farming  Search this
Amateur films  Search this
Sawmills  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videocassettes
Home movies
Advertisements -- 20th century
8mm films
16mm films
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1348
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Division of Agriculture and Extractive Industries Audiovisual Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8236e0846-3d40-4bd4-9c08-5a143d7853e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1348

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