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031/10. Films/Audio-Visual

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 031/10

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Action-Reaction films, ca. 1963

Identifier: 031.10.07
Description of the Collection

Two 16 mm reels, label on first reel reads "Action - Reaction, Acceleration - Deceleration," black and white, silent, 4½" diameter, ca. 8 min. The reel is rusted. Second reel's label reads "Orbit - ( Action - Reaction Demo ), ARF (?). IIT/Ralph Luoma" Film is 100 feet, color, 3½" diameter, ca. 5 min., on spool, perforated number: 725811336. Note: Ralph Luoma was IIT campus photographer circa 1963.

Dates: 1963

Industry on Parade film, 1951

Identifier: 031.10.05
Description of the Collection

16 mm film, "Industry on Parade." Black and white, 8½" d., DuPont Safety film. The film is about 20 minutes with two soundtracks. Film begins with: "Pictorial Review of Events in Business and Industry Produced each week by the National Association of Manufacturers". the film includes a segment on Armour Research Foundation. See acc. No. 1998.180 Technology Center Events, issue March 12, 1951 for a mention of this film and ARF's segment.

Dates: 1951

Motorboat films, 1962

Identifier: 031.10.06
Description of the Collection

Two 16 mm film reels with the following identification on canister, film reels and/of film leaders: "Motor Boats / LUOMA ?" and "Motor Boats Armour Research Foundation, "overexp istop," July 1962." Ralph Luoma was Illinois Institiute of Technology's campus photographer ca. 1963. Both films are B & W, silent, 16mm, 3½" d., ca. 5 min. Perforated number: 727841513 and 727849506.

Dates: 1962

Research: Key to Progress film, 1956

Identifier: 031.10.03
Description of the Collection Film titled Research: Key to Progress: The Story of Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology. Sound and color with narration, music, and cartoon-type graphics. Produced by ARF, filmed by Lewis and Martin Films, Inc. Ca. 10 minutes. Probably made as a promotion to attract potential clients who would hire ARF to conduct research. Haldon A. Leedy, director of ARF 1948-1963, speaks about research; views of ARF buildings (designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)....
Dates: 1956

Snow Cruiser film, 1939

Identifier: 031.10.09
Description of the Collection Black and white silent film: From Armour Institute to Little America - With Byrd and Poulter. Probably produced by Armour Research Foundation for promotional purposes. Contains only a few feet of footage of the Cruiser being driven down a street (probably from Pullman shops to Grant Park). Also contains footage of the plane taking off from unidentified airport. Balance of film is apparently stock footage added to suggest the Cruiser's transport to Antarctica. 1998.29.a 16 mm film reel (copy...
Dates: 1939

Space! film, 1961

Identifier: 031.10.02
Description of the Collection Film titled "Space!" which was commercially produced for television broadcast. Black & white with sound, intended as a 30 minute program; film included the commercials run with the original broadcast which was aired in 1961 (October 26?) by WBKB, Channel 7, the ABC affiliate in Chicago. Norman Ross interviews scientists (on-site in labs and offices at ARF) from Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology about research being conducted in connection with the U. S....
Dates: 1961

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