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Promotional film, 1960-1969

Identifier: 039.01.54

One-minute silent film in color, leader reads "IIT 1 min. TV Spot - Altschul." The film was likely produced for television promotion. The film opens with a shot of a poster titled "Education for the Technological Age."

It includes short (1-2 seconds) shots of Illinois Institute of Technology campus, including students, laboratories, equipment, architectural and city planning models, library, Grover Hermann Hall, Perlstein Hall, main frame computer, and nuclear reactor with sign flashing "reactor on." The film was created circa 1960s by "Altschul," who may have been an Institute of Design student.


  • Creation: 1960s


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Minutes (16 mm film)


The film was found in collection and nothing is known of its history prior to being found in Galvin Library in September 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.099

Existence and Location of Copies

Surrogates available in BetaCamSP and VHS cassettes.


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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