Category Archives: Films from the Archive

Survival in the winter storm. (1974)

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Instructions for civilians on how to adequately prepare for winter storms as well as survival tips for those caught in

A Healthier Place To Live (1964)

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Discusses housing and other environmental conditions of migrant worker camps. Shows safeguards against such health hazards as pests, dirt, and

Improve Your Pronunciation (1949)

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Four teenagers and a narrator engage in a discussion ofpronunciation problems. They identify such common problems assound smudging, word grunting, and transposing, changing, dropping and adding sounds. They learn that…

Family Interview 2: Retrospect

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Part of the Civil Defense series, Retrospect. Introduction deals with the path to the war (WW II) in the Pacific and the attack on Pearl Harbor; the closing is on…

Community Protection Through Civil Defense (1963)

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Description of civil defense plans as implemented in Jacksonville, Florida. Buy this film on DVD:

The Little We Have (mid 1960s)

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A very roundabout argument for increasing the radio spectrum bandwidth for public safety. Made to be shown to officials to lobby for changes in the law.It takes a while to…

Retrospect – Personal Responsibility

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Begins with a piece on WW II; the close is about British monarchy from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. Buy this great film on DVD:

London Fire Raids (1941)

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Describes the first fire raid on the City of London on the night of December 29, 1940. Opening sequences in the film are taken from the roof of St. Paul’s…

Display of Operational Data (1967)

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The civilized world might be in chaos but there’s no reason for your data to be presented in a chaotic way! An exercise at an Emergency Operating Center following a…

Manual Damage Assessment (1967)

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Film discusses emergency methods for assessing damage and quantifying supplies following a nuclear attack. Buy this great film on DVD: