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The Alaska Railroad
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produced by Louis R. Huber, fl. 1950 (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior), 15 mins
Documentary: The Alaska Railroad is owned and operated by the Department of the Interior, which transports freight and people into central Alaska. Shows port city of Seward, where the railroad begins, its headquarters in Anchorage, Mt. McKinley National Park, its termination in Fairbanks, and railroad stations and...
produced by Louis R. Huber, fl. 1950 (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior), 15 mins
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Big Bend. National Park Service. 194-
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produced by United States. Department of the Interior (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior), 6 mins
Travelogue: On Big Bend National Park. Shows mountains, arid flat lands and the Rio Grande River. Shows vegetation such as wild flowers, cactus, and bluebonnets.
produced by United States. Department of the Interior (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior), 6 mins
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Carpenter-Whitney Expedition--Alaska
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1929), 33 mins
Reel 1, shows the route of the Carpenter-Whitney expedition on a map of Alaska. The expedition's ship passes sea gulls and sea lions. A train leaves Anchorage with the expedition. Shows the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines near Fairbanks; deer, goats, sheep, and husky dogs. The expedition departs fr...
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1929), 33 mins
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A Day at a Nature Leader's Camp
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produced by United States. National Park Service (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1950), 19 mins
Documentary: A group of young people are instructed on how to become 'nature leaders'. Most classes are held in the forest where they observe and study flora and fauna. They take an afternoon swim and sing songs around a campfire after dinner.
produced by United States. National Park Service (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1950), 19 mins
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Death Valley
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 9 mins
Shows a panorama of Death Valley and scenes in its ghost towns of Rhyolite, Panamint, and Leadfield, and of the abandoned Keane's Wonder Mine and Old Eagle Borax Mine. Includes views of wrecked and abandoned mining machinery, Indian charcoal kilns, Death Valley Junction, cactus, Furnace Creek Inn, and the Pacific...
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 9 mins
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Everglades National Park
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 7 mins
Shows views of Everglades National Park, including a motor launch on a lake, the lake's shoreline, a house on piles in the lake, palm trees, ducks, cranes, and other waterfowl.
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 7 mins
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A Forest Playground
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produced by United States. Department of the Interior (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 9 mins
This film is on Maryland's Patapsco Forest State Park. The footage shows the park's forests and streams and a close-up of Avalon Dam on the Patapsco River. Scenes show Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) men as they worked on the park's roads with picks and shovels, cleared the banks and drained swampy areas, laid o...
produced by United States. Department of the Interior (District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 9 mins
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Glimpses of Yosemite National Park
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 11 mins
Tourists mount horses at Hotel Ahwahnee, ride through the park, and view its points of interest. Includes views of Arch Rock Ranger Station, Merced River, Yosemite Falls, Three Brothers peaks and 'Eleven Mile Trail,' Vernal Falls, Nevada Falls, 'Zig Zag' and 'Four Mile Trail', 'Lookout,' 'Union Point,' Tioga Pass,...
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 11 mins
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Grand Coulee
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 20 mins
Reel 1 shows the Rocky Mountains, forests, lakes, and the rushing waters of the Columbia River. Workmen operate power shovels, bulldozers, and other equipment to construct the Grand Coulee Dam near Spokane, Wash. Tractors and trucks haul excavated material and dump it on conveyor belts to be carried away. Cement i...
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1937), 20 mins
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Hawaii National Park
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 7 mins
Tourists drive a car into Hawaii National Park and visit scenic points. Shows Kilauea volcano, the forest, 'Thurston Lava Tube,' 'Twin Craters,' 'Summer Camp,' Makaopuha, and Holemaumau. Includes views of a cemetery.
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 7 mins
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