Written by Irv Tunick
Read by Bob Graham
On screen: Kenneth Matthews Director of Education, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum)
Artifacts of the Museum's collections are used to illustrate the history of textiles and fibers.
These are interspersed with animated portions, as intended for a popular (American) audience in the 1950s.
The final third of the film is essentially an "industrial" or advertising for the Dupont Nemours company
The final minute of footage and end credits are cut off.
A history of fibers, partially presented at the University Museum
Kenneth Matthews Director of Education, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum) appears in the Mayan collections to introduce the film
|Topics:||Fibers, Textiles, Textile history, Museums, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Dupont Nemours company|
|Tags:||Dupont Nemours company | Fibers | Museums | Textile history | Textiles | University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology|
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