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Lost and Found Films: ‘Play Fair, 1950′

By Peter Kelley

July 27, 2012

Welcome back to 1950 for an installment of Lost and Found Films, old footage promoting a play festival that aims for a Norman Rockwell feel, with maybe a little Twain thrown in. Lost and Found Films is an occasional UW Today series where readers help identify historic bits of film unearthed from the UW Audio…

Lost and Found Films: The UW Nuclear Reactor, 1963

By Peter Kelley

May 18, 2012

It’s 1963 again in our latest installment of Lost and Found Films, where readers help identify historic bits of film from the Audio Visual Materials Library, provided by film archivist Hannah Palin. Can you help her learn what’s happening here?

Lost and Found Films: ‘Inaugural’ from 1958

By Peter Kelley

March 9, 2012

Return with us to 1958 for the latest installment of Lost and Found Films, where readers help identify and describe old film clips from UW Libraries audio visual collections.This weeks film clip is titled “Inaugural,” and probably shows part of the inaugural dinner for UW President Charles Odegaard, which was indeed in November of 1958.

Lost and Found Films: ‘University Parking, 1960

By Peter Kelley

January 27, 2012

It’s a new round of News and Informations Lost and Found Film clips, where readers help identify historic bits of film from the UW’s Audio Visual Materials Library. This time, a 1960 film about campus parking — so then why is a referred to as a “basketball” film?

Lost and Found Films: A Friday Harbor epic

By Nancy Wick

December 7, 2011

This weeks film — and the last one for a while — shows what appears to be the UWs Friday Harbor Laboratories in 1958. People walk between buildings and some kind of experiment is undertaken on a small motorboat. Know any more?

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