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  • [stockyards footage]

    [stockyards footage]

    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. Continue reading

  • Person to Person

    Person to Person

    Edward R. Murrow on “Person to Person” interviews Bill and Mary Frances Veeck. About half the time questions are directed towards Mary Frances. Topics include baseball, showmanship, Veeck’s wardrobe, domestic life, and non-conformity. Continue reading