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Title Work

Title No: 5572

Title: Stop destroying America's past

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1970 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Shows the need to preserve historical remains of America before it is destroyed. Stuart Struever, archeologist of Northwestern University, appeals for preservation of archeological sites in Cahokia, Illinois."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Describes the archeologist's race against time to conserve what's left of Cahokia, a city that was the capital of the Mississippi culture and a major center of Indian culture between 100 B.C. and 400 A.D. Shows a Northwestern University field party undertaking an emergency excavation of an old crematory in the Illinois Valley."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 22 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Illinois--Antiquities; Cahokia (Ill.)--Antiquities; Indians of North America--Illinois; Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.); Historic sites--Illinois

Distribution CompanyMcGraw-Hill Films
CreatorNorthwestern University
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
CoordinatorStruever, Stuart

Items x1

5572-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library