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REMC Collection

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Collection Identifier: C.2005-06
Extent of collection
90 reels of 16mm film totaling totaling 69,050 Feet
Inclusive Dates
1960 - 1984
The Regional Educational Media Center Association of Michigan (REMC) was founded in 1969, operating through the intermediate school district structure to provide various educational programs and services locally as well as collaborating on statewide programs. This collection consists of 16mm instructional and educational films produced by Coronet, McGraw-Hill, EBE Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation and multiple other production companies. These films span diverse subject matter including but not limited to health and safety, science, history, geography, social guidance and youth, and would have been available to teachers for classroom use.
McGraw-Hill Book Company (was created by)
Custodial History
The REMC collection was part of Michigan's school media collection. They had regional depositories of 16mm educational film collections for use in public schools. Artist and former Chicagoan Ray Harmon helped shepherd the donation of 16mm films in disuse - REMC sent him thousands of prints. Later on, Jeff Economy temporarily took the films and provided a home for them. When Economy moved to New York, he left his films with Faber and she subsequently donated both collections to Chicago Film Archives in 2005.
Language of Materials
Access Restrictions
This collection is open to on-site access. Appointments must be made with Chicago Film Archives. Due to the fragile nature of the films, only video copies will be provided for on-site viewing.
Use Restrictions
CFA does not own copyrights to the films in this collection.
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