Various old time educational films and newsreels. Includes a silent-era educational film about the meat packing industry and newsreels from 1955 spotlighting a new skyscraper (The Prudential building) and the burning down of Mrs. O'Leary's house to make way for a new boulevard.
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00:15Copy video clip URL A silent-era educational film from the Ford company about the Meat Packing business and process. The film highlights how beef is processed from ranch to meat packing plant.
16:24Copy video clip URL Newsreels from the 1950s “Radar Makes Round Trip to Moon” about Army engineers. It cuts off just as it starts.
17:02Copy video clip URL Universal International Newsreel from 1955 spotlighting the 41-story Prudential building, Chicago’s first skyscraper in 20-years.
18:17Copy video clip URL Universal International Newsreel from 1955 spotlighting the 1871 Chicago fire. The feature notes that Mrs. O’Leary’s house was intentionally burned down to make room for a new boulevard.
19:34Copy video clip URL Universal News footage, silent-era film of a Live Stock Show.
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