California & Sierra Nevada Tourism: The Golden Gate Empire – 1960 Educational Documentary – Ella73TV

Travelogue & tourism information about San Francisco, Northern California and Sierra Nevada areas. Shows Wine making; Agricultural production and farmworkers in Central Valley; San Simeon; Hearst Castle; Monterey Peninsula; Sierra Nevada and Yosemite; Extended tour of San Francisco including downtown areas, cable cars and the Golden Gate bridge. Ella73TV – … Continue reading

The Story of Television – 1956 RCA Educational Documentary – WDTVLIVE42

The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) traces scientific advances related the development of television from the 1920’s to 1950’s, including the introduction of color broadcasts. The film includes technical examples of how televisions work, and notable broadcasts from TV’s early days. The film is very much a showpiece for advances … Continue reading

The Evolution of the Oil Industry – Educational Documentary – Ella73TV

The United States Bureau of Mines & Sinclair Refining Company produced this educational film to educate the general public about the petroleum & oil industries within America. The shows oil exploration activities, drilling for oil, the refining processes and uses of the the final products. Includes many transport related scenes … Continue reading