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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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Annual yearbook of the State College of Washington (later Washington State University).
Topics: Washington State University, College yearbooks, Washington (State)
Source: Is found in WSU 46, WSU Publications - Chinooks at Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
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This short silent black-and-white film shows the groundbreaking for Washington State University's CUB (Compton Union Building), held on at noon on Sunday, May 29, 1949. That year's commencement ceremony was held 90 minutes later, explaining why everyone is robed. Among those present are state governor Arthur Langlie, college president Wilson Compton, and Jim Warren, chairman of the College Union Promotion committee. In the background can be seen the old water tower located to the east, and the...
Topic: Washington State University