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Marvin Has It Made

Produced for the ILGWU's Union Label Division in 1964, this film showcases new women''s apparel, suggesting to consumers that when the ILGWU makes their clothes, 'you have it…

From  Melissa Wallace on April 13th, 2018 84 plays 0  

ILGWU spokeswoman

The ILGWU launched an aggressive Union Label campaign in 1975, with a song written by Paula Green and composed by Malcolm Dodds as its centerpiece. These are a selection of Union Label commercials…

From  Melissa Wallace on April 12th, 2018 66 plays 0  

Adam Levine: American Insecurity

Many Americans feel their financial well-being is under threat by factors such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs, and spiraling college tuition. Yet few of us are motivated to…

From  Sean Taylor on February 8th, 2016 52 plays 0  

The American Family, Who Cares?

Made in 1976, this is a taped lecture of Professor Urie Bronfenbrenner discussing the break-up of the traditional American family, the general state of isolation and the impact on children and…

From  DCAPS on January 29th, 2015 324 plays 0  

Whatcha Doin' Mama: Part 1

Made around 1969, this film examines the role of home makers versus working mothers in terms of time/use and productivity in terms of housework, child rearing and household finances.

From  DCAPS on January 29th, 2015 55 plays 0  

Consuming Mexican Labor: From the Bracero Program to NAFTA

Mexican migration is a highly contentious issue in the eyes of many North Americans, and every generation seems to construct the northward flow of labor as a brand new social problem. In a Chats in…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 131 plays 0  

The Homemaker and the Home Economist: Definitions and Identities in the Second Half of the 20th Century

In a talk co-sponsored by Mann Library and the College of Human Ecology, recipient of the 2009 CHE Fellowship in the History of Home Economics Anna Flaming describes how home economists proposed a…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 59 plays 0  

Accumulating Insecurity: Violence and Dispossession in the Making of Everyday Life

Security is often sought through armaments and containment, which can lead to the impoverishment rather than the nourishment of laboring bodies. Under increasingly precarious conditions, governments…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 29 plays 0  

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity

The need to better understand the causes and consequences of obesity, and how to prevent and treat it, has become urgent worldwide. In a Chats in the Stacks book talk at Mann Library, John Cawley…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 24 plays 0  

Forsaken Females: The Global Brutalization of Women

In a book talk timed to commemorate International Women’s Day, professor of policy analysis and management Andrea Parrot and health educator Nina Cummings explore the diverse ideologies and…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 40 plays 0  

Food Aid After Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role

Drawing from his acclaimed 2005 book, Chris Barrett reflects on the real impact of US food aid practices in Africa and other countries and argues for simple changes that could make American food aid…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 50 plays 0  

A College of Home Economics

Created in 1948. Film discusses all aspects of Cornell's School of Home Economics, now Human Ecology. It features footage from campus, including classroom and lab settings, and mentions many of…

From  DCAPS on November 8th, 2012 185 plays 0