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Title Work

Title No: 4883

Title: Eli Whitney

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1951 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Dramatizes the life story of Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin.  Describes his experiments in designing the cotton gin, tools, and machinery for the manufacture of muskets.  Explains why he is considered a pioneer of mass production."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Dramatizes Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin which bolstered the economy of the South, and his experiments in the design and manufacture of muskets, which subsequently provided the technical basis for mass production."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 18 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Cotton--Handling--Southern States; Cotton gins and ginning; Firearms industry and trade--United States

Name As Subjects: Whitney, Eli

CreatorEmerson Film Corporation
Distribution CompanyEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
CoordinatorWilliamson, Harold Francis

Items x1

4883-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library