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Lincoln Middle School Collection

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Collection Identifier: C.2015-07
Extent of collection
679 reels of 16mm film
Inclusive Dates
circa 1950 - 1988
Chicago Film Archives acquired this collection from the Lincoln Middle School in Park Ridge, Illinois. The collection consists of educational films made for primary and secondary school-age children. Film producers and distributors in this collection include BFA Educational Media, Coronet Instructional Films and Encyclopedia Britannica Films. Film subjects range from grammar, science and history to social manners and world cultures. Selected highlights listed from the collection include films that tie into Chicago and the Midwest.
Coronet Films and Video (was created by)
BFA Educational Media (was created by)
Encyclopedia Britannica (was created by)
Custodial History
The Lincoln Middle School Collection was originally stored in the library of Lincoln Middle School in Park Ridge, Illinois. The films were donated to Chicago Film Archives in July 2015.
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.