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Description of the Collection This film about the Armour Research Foundation Nuclear Reactor was submitted as a "television news release" along with a 2-page script dated June 28, 1956. Per the news release, the film is 40 feet; 1 minute, 7 seconds long; 16 mm; B&W; silent. Included in this collection (1998.087) is apparently raw footage, negative film, and the final cut of the film as follows: 1) Armour Nuclear Reactor; 3" d.; B & W negative; ca. 2 min.; dupe.; on core. 2) Armour Nuclear Reactor; 1 1/10min.;...
Abstract A nuclear reactor was built in 1956 by North American Aviation, Inc. for Armour Research Foundation on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. The reactor was located in ARF's Physics & Electrical Engineering Research Building (aka, PER Building). The reactor was the first one built in the United States to be used for non-military industrial research. Armour Research Foundation, a private research laboratory affiliated with Illinois Tech, did contact work for both...
Description of the Collection 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...