Mennonite Central Committee audiovisual presentations

Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 10.30

Title: Mennonite Central Committee audiovisual presentations

Date of creation: ca. 1960-1976

Physical description: 2 cm of textual records and other material
Note: Includes 5 filmstrips, 284 photographs : col. slides, 2 audio cassettes, 4 audio reels

Administrative history: These audiovisual presentations were produced and circulated by Mennonite Central Committee to showcase MCC programs and educate the MCC constituency. The packaged presentations could be shipped out and returned to MCC offices.

Custodial history: Donated to the archives by Mennonite Central Committee Ontario.

File list:

  1. Korea : land of the morning calm / Mennonite Central Committee Information Service. --Akron, Penn. : Mennonite Central Committee, [ca.1960]. --1 script (12 pages), 100 photographs : col. slides (Kodachrome). --Describes MCC's work in South Korea, primarily at Kyung San 
  2. Story of the Mennonite Witness in British Honduras / Mennonite Central Committee. --[s.l.] : Mennonite Central Committee, [ca. 1962]. --1 script (5 pages), 53 photographs : col. slides (Kodachrome). --Describes Mennonite colonies and the work of Mennonite Central Committee in British Honduras, now Belize, with special attention to the effects of Hurricane Hattie. --A tape recorded narration and several slides (# 18,30,32-34,40) are missing
  3. The automated air war / National Action/Research on the Military Industrial Complex. --Philadelphia : American Friends Service Committee [producer] ; [Kitchener, Ont.?] : Mennonite Central Committee [adaptor for use in Canada], 1972. --1 script (17 pages), 1 filmstrip : col.; 35 mm, 1 audio reel (24 min., 50 sec.) : 3.75 ips. --Describes how new automated techniques in air warfare have become a key part of the United States' war strategy in southeast Asia.
  4. Elmira, mud and MDS / [Mennonite Disaster Service]. --[s.l.] : [s.n.], Nov 1972. --1 script (7 pages), 1 filmstrip : col.; 35 mm, 70 photographs : col. slides. --Describes the response of MDS to the flood of the Chemung River in Elmira, New York following Hurricane Agnes in 1972. --Slides are not in order.
  5. Bridgebuilders / written and photographed by Jan Swartzendruber. --Akron, Penn. : Mennonite Central Committee, Aug 1975. --1 script (19 pages). - 1 filmstrip (14 min.) : col.; 35 mm, 1 audio reel. --Describes MCC exchange programs, namely the International Exchange Visitor Program and Polish Agriculturalist Exchange Program.
  6. MCC in a world of need / written and edited by Jan Swartzendruber, narrated by Mark Kelly [sic], photography by MCCers around the world. --Akron, Penn. : Mennonite Central Committee, April 1975. --1 script (19 pages), 1 filmstrip : col.; 35 mm, 1 audio cassette, 1 audio reel (17 min.) : 7.5 ips. --Describes MCC's programs around the world. -- Filmstrip is 1979 version.
  7. Vietnam : a time to build / written by Robert Miller, narrated by Mark Kelley [sic], produced by Ron Sawatsky. --Akron, Penn. : Mennonite Central Committee, April 1976. --1 script (20 pages), 1 filmstrip : col.; 35 mm, 1 audio reel (15 min.) : 7.5 ips, 1 audio cassette
  8. [Haiti slide presentation]. --67 photographs : col. slides (Kodachrome)
  9. Two views of Christopher Columbus / Menno Wiebe.--1992.--approx. 70 photographs : col. slides, 1 audio cassette, 1 script


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