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1) 0993_VHS
VHS; 25 min.; Sound; Color
The Victory Bells
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0993.0003
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Promotional footage for Colby College: 'The Victory Bells' (25 min.). Original footage is 720 ft. of 16 mm. film. NHF cataloguer's notes: Film about receiving a million dollar grant from Ford Company, a matching grant, so this is a fundraising film to raise the matching funds. Intended for alumni. Gives history of the college. Film clip from paramount News about groundbreaking for new campus site. Famous alma mater in the 1930s. Library and tower started in 1939. Tallest building in Maine. Etc. Academic standards. Superb campus and instructors. Bixler Art and Music Center. Library. Athletic facilities. Needs 3,600,000 dollars to get 1,800,000 from Ford Foundation. College was 150 years old in 1962.
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