This is The Big Picture, an official television report of the United States Army, produced for the armed forces and the American people. Now to show you part of The Big Picture here is Master Sargent Stuart Queen
The series consists of ~822 documentaries produced by the United States Army Signal Corps Army Pictorial Service from 1951 to 1971 to educate both soldiers in uniform and the American public about military concerns as well as things like historical battles, world geography, famous soldiers, the latest weapons, space exploration, strategic objectives, peaceful initiatives, and the life of a soldier. Being a product of the Federal Government it belongs to the the American people, and is thus freely available to all to copy and distribute. Most can now be viewed on archive.org [more inside]
From the mid 40s to the mid 50s Coronet Instructional Films
were always ready to provide social guidance for teenagers on subjects as diverse as dating
, preparing for being drafted
, and shyness
, as well as to children on following the law
, the value of quietness in school
, and appreciating our parents
. They also provided education on topics such as the connection between attitudes and health
, what kind of people live in America
, how to keep a job
, supervising women workers
, the nature of capitalism
, and the plantation System in Southern life
. Inside is an annotated collection of all 86 of the complete Coronet films in the Prelinger Archives
as well as a few more. Its not like you had work to do or anything right? [more inside]
Communist Space Babies.
Title says it all, really. The tags were pretty easy too.
Peasant! Free your pregnant wife from work, don't allow her to pick up heavy items since this will harm her and the child
. An excellent collection of vintage
, public health
, and infographics
posters from 20s to 30s, many with full translations
If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?
(1971). This film
based on the pro-Jesus/anti-Commie teachings of Baptist minister Dr. Estus Washington Pirkle (3/12/1930–3/3/05)
warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. Fun for the whole family!
Also by Reverend Pirkle: The Burning Hell
& The Believer's Heaven
. Good times.
Your portrait painted like a propaganda poster.
Become a socialist hero... in just 4 easy steps. To start, pick a poster from among the selection
. Two weeks later, your painting is ready. (via STaAatCK)