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Industrial Arts Department Motion Picture Film, 1944

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Oregon State College. Dept. of Industrial Arts.
Title
Industrial Arts Department Motion Picture Film
Dates
1944 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 cubic foot, including 1 film, (1 box)
Collection Number
FV P 189
Summary
The Industrial Arts Department Motion Picture Film consists of Building Boy Builders which documents a program to encourage vocational training in the building and construction trades.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Industrial Arts Department in the School of Engineering provided training for industrial managers, industrial engineers, industrial teachers for the public schools, and industrial designers and artisans.

George B. Cox was Professor of Industrial Arts Education and Director of the Engineering Shops from 1927 until his retirement in 1961. He earned an MS in Education from Oregon State College in 1940.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Industrial Arts Department Motion Picture Film consists of Building Boy Builders, produced by George B. Cox; the State Building Congress; and Western Forest Products. The film documents a program to encourage vocational training in the building and construction trades and includes footage of teacher training and high school students building model-sized homes. It credits the work of O.G. Hughson in this program. The film is a color, silent 16 mm production about 18 min (475 feet) in length. It exhibits some shrinkage and warping.

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Preferred Citation

Industrial Arts Department Motion Picture Film (FV P 189), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

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