The Wright Military Flyer Soars on Celluloid: Uncovering the Story of Our Oldest Government Film

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The oldest known government-produced film in our holdings is First Army Aeroplane Flight, Fort Myer, Virginia , which captured daring test flights of the Wright Military Flyer. According to Agriculture Department lore, this early filmmaking was done with a degree of secrecy.

Feel Good Ukraine Tractor Story Highlights Ag Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

Related Stories DEF CON: Security Holes in Deere, Case IH Shine Spotlight on Agriculture Cyber Risk Episode 235: Justine Bone of MedSec on Healthcare Insecurity Episode 234: Rep. Growing Threats to agriculture. and Western nations’ military support of Ukraine’s army. And we’ve already seen early signs that the agriculture sector is “in play” for cybercriminal groups – many with sympathies for the Russian government, if [link] direct links to it. The good news?


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“Edited by Laura Thornburgh,” Pioneer of Motion Picture Education

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While women often served as editors or scenario writers in the early days of film, we had seen little evidence of women working on military films, or really any early government films, so this was cause for excitement. Army Signal Corps United States Department of Agriculture

RG 263 CIA Published Maps: A Digitization Project In Progress

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Many maps also show information regarding political, economic, and transportation features such as roads, railroads, communication lines, industries, agricultural crops, natural resources, boundaries, and military installations.

The U.S. Forest Service Presents: Winter Olympics

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The film Winter Olympics is from Record Group 16: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture and was produced by the Department of Agriculture to document the contributions of the U.S. Forest Service (an agency of the Department of Agriculture) to the Olympics.

Special Media Catalog Updates

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General Radio Programs Recordings Relating to Secretaries of Agriculture, 3/8/1941 – 1/19/1993 (NAID 100989, Local Identifier 16-GENERALa) (1483 new item descriptions, no audio files). Moving Images Relating to Military Activities, ca.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs – Photographs Finding Aid: A Closer Look

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We can search for a variety of topics, listed in alphabetical order, from Agriculture to Transportation. We searched under the topic “Military Service”, which returned 30 results, including this image of Pfc.

Queens of the Air: American Women Aviation Pioneers

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Once the United States entered World War I, flying for non-military purposes became restricted to save resources for the military and the Stinson School of Flying was forced to close.

Hunting the ICEFOG APT group after years of silence

Security Affairs

Military contractors, shipbuilders, satellite operators, high-tech companies ) in Japan and South Korea. A security researcher found new evidence of activities conducted by the ICEFOG APT group, also tracked by the experts as Fucobha. Chi-en (Ashley) Shen, a senior security researcher at FireEye, collected evidence that demonstrates that China-linked APT group ICEFOG (aka Fucobha ) is still active.

50 Years Makes a Difference! How Film Research Has Changed Since the 1972 Conference on Audiovisual Archives

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In recent years, we’ve seen a steep increase of scholarly interest in government films, including numerous researchers investigating films made by the United States Information Agency and an entire volume of essays on films made by the United States military. [3]

Visual Cues and Clues: Looking ON the Photo

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The United States Army Signal Corps have long been the units responsible for photographing military activities, especially during wartime. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.”

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

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The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture. Military personnel enjoy their day while riding the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad , Jungle Cruise , Submarine Voyage , Matterhorn Bobsleds , and It’s a Small World. Los Angeles, the City of Angels, La-La-Land, Tinseltown, no matter what you call it, the city of Los Angeles has long been a center of commerce, culture, and entertainment in the United States.

Summer Road Trip: Chicago and Pittsburgh

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While we enjoy the modern cosmopolitan sights, it’s fun to remember the lengthy history of the city as an agricultural and industrial hub. Projectiles for guns below 5″ High explosive Nose Fuel Shell French and English; 165-WW-198D-24 : Standard military filed kitchen manufactured by Variety MFG. We head next to Chicago!

Student Societies of Amherst Academy & Their Questions

Archives Blogs

Is the manufacturing interest of our Country more important than agriculture?”. Have military heroes been beneficial to the world?”. Ought Quakers to be compelled to do military duty?”. This week’s blog post comes from our Bicentennial Metadata Librarian, Amanda Pizzollo: As avid readers of this blog will know, Amherst College was conceived out of the previously existing Amherst Academy.

Web 2 Preview: DigitalGlobe: The World Is The Index

John Battelle's Searchblog

In essence, the US Government uses DigitalGlobe for the same reason it uses FedEx to move military supplies around the world: it's just faster, better, cheaper, and easier. OK, so there's the answer for why the US Government is such a big customer (and it's not just military, of course. There's NASA, there's NIH, there's Agriculture, you get the picture, no pun intended). I had an extraordinary day yesterday, in terms of who I got to talk with.

Summer Road Trip 2019: San Francisco and Yosemite National Park

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The area began as a military garrison built by the Spanish in 1776 and, after nearly 150 years as a U.S. This hand-colored glass lantern slide is one of a series found in the records of the United States Department of Agriculture. In Patriotic Activities (Local Identifier: 111-H-1215 ), we see how the military installation was used to train women in basic formations, flag signalling, and first aid. This post was co-written by Audrey Amidon and Ashley Behringer.