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Newsreels

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Nonfiction motion pictures originally released to theaters in periodic issues, each issue consisting of a number of news stories reporting or commenting on recent events. Typically American newsreels ran for about ten minutes and were issued twice weekly. They were first produced by French filmmakers in the mid-1890s. Their principal years of production in the U.S. ran from 1910 to the 1960s.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190522.2

Purdue University Newsreels and Year in Review recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 65
Scope and Contents The Purdue Newsreel began in 1956 as a yearly film, and later video, review of university events of the previous year. Contents of each recording focus upon academics, student activities, campus structures, athletics, and special events. One silent film, circa 1943-1945, is also included in the collection. In 2013, the Purdue Newsreel was renamed the Purdue Year in Review.
Dates: 1943 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2019