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  • [Chicago archival footage]

    [Chicago archival footage]

    Compilation of 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.

  • [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    Instructional films from the 1940s and 50s. Some are merely humorously outdated, others are downright horrifying — particularly one that concludes that mechanized laundry machines are the best example of women’s liberation in this century. Most deal with dating. Old Chicago footage with streetcars in last segment.

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