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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Washington State University Libraries
Jun 11, 2018 Frykman, George A., 1917-
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George Frykman's 271 page text presents a formal look at the institutional development and evolution of Washington State University. It is one of three books written in 1989-1990 for the school's centennial. Frykman came to Washington State University in 1950, primarily teaching in the History department until his retirement in 1987.
Topic: Washington State University
Washington State University Libraries
Apr 18, 2018 Washington State University
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This 1980 film was created as part of Washington State University's Women in Science series. It consists of an interview with Astronaut Sally Ride conducted by WSU's Dr. Sue Ritter, talking about Ride's experiences in classrooms as well as her physical training with NASA as a member of the Astronaut Training Program.  In 1983, Sally Ride would become the first American woman in space. This was digitized from a 3/4" U-matic film held by Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives,...
Topics: Sally Ride, NASA