This is a training film for the St John Ambulance Service, made at Fox House, Sheffield.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This is a film about the history of the University of Leeds and an appeal for donations to improve its facilities in the future.
A promotional film made by Sheffield Photo Finishers for Sheffield City Council Libraries Committee, this film focuses on the library services in Sheffield. It includes footage of the Central Library on Surry Street as well as the Children’s Library.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film looks at Heaton Primary School in the light of the changes to Bradford's education system.
This is a documentary by Vera Media Production, part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, about the rhubarb growing in West Yorkshire. It features the Oldroyd’s Farm, and through Robin Hood’s School and local historians, it tells the story of rhubarb in the past and today.
This is a documentary on the work of the Ryedale mobile library. It shows the various places covered and the appreciation of villagers for the service. The North Yorkshire Mobile Library Service started in December 1966 and throughout the years has been vital in providing people with a regular supply of reading matter. The Mobile Library stocks over 2000 books, videos and audio-tapes as well as providing information on local matters. Barrie Pickering, who has been working for the Mobile Library out of Pickering for over seventeen years, is our host for the journey.
This is a short film of a school visit to Conisborough Castle, Doncaster.
This road safety cartoon is part of the C.H. Wood collection and was made by, and the theme tune sung by, school children in Bradford with the help of the Bradford City Police Department.
This film comprises two parts:
Part 1: A Church Parade at Bolton Abbey (emulsion codes: 1945 and 1953).
Part 2: Children fancy dress at Baildon School
The film includes footage of children painting outside and a singing lesson in fancy dress performing "Doh rae me fa so..."
This is a film that shows children using a newly opened children's library in Athersley, Barnsley.
This is a film of a family and friends holidaying on a boat on the Humber. Also included in this film are other events, including a wedding, time spent on a farm, an excursion on board the Queen Mary, and time at a school.
This is a film which shows the Bradford School Boys Coronation Holiday to Canada on R.M.S Andania, Cunard White Star, August 1937. It includes a diagram showing the route from Bradford to the Niagara Falls via Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast, Quebec, Montreal and Toronto.
This is a film which shows the second part of the Bradford School Boys Coronation Holiday to Canada on R.M.S Andania, Cunard White Star, August 1937. It includes a diagram showing the route from Bradford to the Niagara Falls via Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast, Quebec, Montreal and Toronto.
This is a fictional story performed by a class of school children at Foxhill Junior School in Queensbury, Bradford, in 1957. Performed outside, the play involves a group of children who capture two bank robbers.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Montreal, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England. This reel is, in places, identical to reel 1706; however these images are in colour.
This is film documents the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group initially taking a voyage across the Atlantic to Canada, where they explore the Montreal and Ottawa. The film also includes interesting shots of life on board the ship, which was part of the Cunard Line.
This is a film about Bradford and its energy conservation.
Part of the BBC film series Planning for People?, this film is about a proposal to build a thirteen mile motorway through the Aire Valley in Yorkshire to relieve congestion on the A650.
This is the fifth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th birthdays. It also shows his first day at school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and visiting Jodrell Bank.
This is the sixth of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 9th, 10th, and 11th birthdays, his first day at secondary school, marching with the Cubs at Skipton Gala Christmas, and playing rugby.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s 5th birthday through to her 7th birthday as well as her first day at school.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of Greatwood School in Skipton.
This is a documentary film made by Derek Knight Productions in association with Kingston-upon-Hull Education Department. It gives the case for comprehensive education through the example of the David Lister High School in Hull. Various lessons are shown, including art and PE, showing the school grounds and students walking around the school. The Head Teacher is extensively interviewed about his views on comprehensive education, stressing equality of opportunity for all.