This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
This is a film made by Audrey Lewis during her time working as a missionary and, "under great difficulty at a time in Kenya in the 1950s when the country was going through a time of change and pressure with the active Mau Mau terrorist movement."
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this is a film about their course in electrical engineering. It provides a detailed breakdown of the course, integrating study at the college with placements in industry.
A film made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film concentrates on their scientific research facilities, specifically regarding animal research and testing anaesthetics.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film was taken at a textile exhibition. It includes footage of the visitors who make their way around the various stalls as well as specific examples of different types of textiles.
Made by Bradford University, this film is a record of the installation of Harold Wilson as the first Chancellor of the University. A running commentary accompanies the film.
Made by Bradford University, this is a film about life at university. It features students themselves talking of what they consider to be the advantages of studying at Bradford.
Made by Bradford University, this is a film which shows the opening of Revis Barber Halls of Residence on 27th November, 1963.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of their new Library, named after J B Priestly. Priestly himself performs the opening along with the Chancellor Harold Wilson.
This is a promotional film made for the Bradford Institute of Technology which highlights the facilities of the Institute.
Made by Bradford University, this film shows an open day for prospective students at Bradford University.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of the first building for the University Of Bradford by the first Chancellor, the Rt.Hon. Harold Wilson on 11th June, 1965. The film is accompanied by a narration by Richard Baker.
Made by the University of Bradford, this promotional film highlights the benefits of being a student studying at their university. The film features the University’s facilities and various academic programmes as well as provides a good example of 1970s student life in Britain.
This is a film giving demonstrations of dog training and handling in the mid-1940s.
This film is an instructional film which explains the basic workings of a car as illustrated by a woman who is learning to drive. The film was sponsored by Jack Clare Driving School in Sheffield.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of events which take place in 1959 including an annual sports day and awards ceremony at St. Peter's School in York as well as the presentation of the British Empire Medal to William Thackray.
This film was made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Myers Grove Comprehensive School in Sheffield. At that time, the school was home to 1800 pupils, and this film highlights the different lessons and activities in which they are involved including a student fashion show.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
Part of the John Turner collection, this is a short comical fiction film in which two teenage boys fight for the affections of a young girl who is sitting, reading a book on a park bench. The film includes special effects and trick photography. The fiction film is followed by film of some students in an observatory.
This short film was taken at the Mount School in York and features some of the pupils participating in sporting events including netball and hockey. Additionally, there is footage of a military parade in York.
This film features part of a Military Parade which took place in York as well as some school sporting activities at the Mount School.