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Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) Records

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Abstract

Title:
Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) Records
Author/Creator:
Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI)
Collection number:
NPBA 90-556
Size:
7.25 linear feet (including 23 photographs)
Bulk dates:
1962-1968
Inclusive dates:
1957-1973, and undated
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The Midwest Program of Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) was a nonprofit organization of educators and television producers who pioneered efforts to transmit instructional television programming before the advent of cable and satellite. The program began as an experiment in 1959 to use DC-6 AB planes to broadcast signals to schools. It operated through a grant from the Ford Foundation from 1961 to 1963. Then, from 1963 to 1968, MPATI relied on membership fees. From 1968 to 1971, MPATI ceased production and broadcasting becoming a tape library. MPATI dissolved in 1971. The collection documents MPATI's efforts to produce and broadcast instructional television courses, its interest in developing and maintaining a base of membership schools, and its eventual dissolution.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) Records, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials page for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

OVERVIEW

The Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) was a nonprofit organization of educators and television producers who pioneered efforts to transmit instructional television to a wide audience before the advent of cable and satellite. Most earlier televised classroom instruction had been produced and shown in house. These efforts represented a new use of technology; planes equipped to transmit broadcast signals sent "classroom television" to member schools that were equipped to receive the transmission.

MPATI's history can be divided into three major periods that reflected the institution's shifting focus and caused internal reorganization. The project which began as an experiment in 1959 was in operation by 1961 through a grant from the Ford Foundation, producing courses in variety of subject areas mostly for primary and secondary education. Beginning in 1963, MPATI moved into its second phase where it relied totally on membership fees but it was never financially stable. MPATI found it difficult to get enough member schools to finance the organization and its problems only grew when the FCC refused MPATI's request for more channels on the UHF spectrum. MPATI executives had hoped that by increasing the signals available from two to six that they could develop more courses and attract a larger membership. In its third reorganization, MPATI, which was unable to meet its expenses through membership fees, ceased producing and broadcasting courses in 1968 and became a tape library.

TECHNOLOGY USED IN A NEW WAY

The line of sight problem that only allowed broadcasters to send signals from ground based transmitters to ground based receivers plagued early television. Yet in 1944, Westinghouse engineer Charles Noble discovered a solution to this problem. A plane flying at 25,000 feet could "see" with a radius of 225 miles which was twenty times more than ground transmitters. Noble's idea was to equip planes with broadcast equipment that would allow them to transmit signals to a larger audience. Westinghouse patented this concept as Stratovision.

The FCC freeze on television channel allocations in 1948 halted Westinghouse's experiments with Stratovision and the idea was shelved until the late fifties. By then, however, television broadcasting had changed. Commercial television for which Stratovision had been originally designed had overcome its early transmitting difficulties. Westinghouse officials, however, recognized that many of the problems of early commercial television were still evident in educational television. In 1958, Westinghouse contacted Philip Coombs, executive director of education for the Ford Foundation, who was very enthusiastic to use Stratovision for educational and instructional television. In 1959, Coombs organized a conference of educators in the Midwest to meet at Purdue University. Those at the conference gave their support for a three-year project funded by the Ford Foundation. Later that year, the FCC allocated two UHF channels for narrowcasting on a 3-megahertz band rather than the 6-megahertz standard to Purdue University for the three year experiment.

MPATI IN FULL OPERATION

In 1960, MPATI, headquartered at Purdue University in Indiana, began the task of organizing, producing, and broadcasting instructional television courses primarily for students in elementary, junior high, and high school. Howard Cromwell became president of the nonprofit organization. In cooperation with other universities, especially those colleges that trained teachers, MPATI began the process of developing courses and selecting television teachers. It selected twenty of more than 300 applicants, some of whom had previous instructional television experience and had even developed courses designed for television while others submitted proposals for instructional programming. Production coordinators helped develop the courses that were screened by professors who assessed each course's academic value and engineers who monitored production quality. Two DC 6 AB planes leased by Purdue Airlines to MPATI transmitted these courses to membership schools.

MPATI AND SELF SUFFICIENCY

The Ford Foundation almost totally funded MPATI during its first year of operation. The Foundation was to phase out its funding for MPATI gradually as MPATI attracted more member schools, slowly becoming totally self sufficient. MPATI Chairman John Ivey of the University of Michigan spearheaded this effort. The process began in 1962 and accelerated in 1963. This period of MPATI's history is marked by the organization's interest in extending membership and developing a network of member schools. From 1963 to 1965, the Membership and Program Services Division of MPATI was perhaps the most dynamic and important division within the organization. The Division divided the Midwestern states and school districts that participated in the venture into eighteen areas which were under the guidance of colleges and universities that served as resource centers for both the MPATI staff and the membership schools. One staff member from each of these universities served as a field representative.

The membership goal necessary for self sufficiency was 5600 schools from a possible 15,000 in the viewing area. Initially membership fees were $1.00 per student in 1963, but these rose to $2.50 by 1966. In 1963, MPATI had approximately 1200 member schools and this number grew to about 1770 by 1967. MPATI, however, was never able to reach its goal of 5600 member schools.

There are several possible reasons why MPATI never reached its goal. First, there was a constant problem with scheduling. Schools in the six state viewing area were spread across the Central and Eastern time zones and the shift by some areas to daylight-saving time compounded the situation. Also, varied class schedules among schools made scheduling problematic and created dissatisfaction. In response, MPATI petitioned the FCC for more UHF channels on a 6-megahertz band to provide for more programming and flexibility in scheduling. The FCC, however, refused.

Other problems contributing to MPATI's failure to obtain self sufficiency were its inability to enlist large school districts in Cincinnati, Columbus, Toledo, Cleveland, and Chicago that were committed to local educational television enterprises. Other districts had a "wait and see" attitude and there were some districts that received MPATI's open circuit broadcasts without payment.

MPATI TURNS INTO A TAPE LIBRARY

In 1967, MPATI executives decided that the organization could no longer produce and broadcast courses based on its membership income. This period marked the third major reorganization of the institution. Under the direction of the Executive Board, MPATI ceased broadcasting and became a tape library in May 1968. For the next three years, MPATI served as a lending library to its member schools.

MPATI DISSOLVES

Due to continuing financial problems, new technologies, and the development of competing educational and instructional television programs, MPATI dissolved in 1971 and its library went to the Great Plains National Instructional Television Library. It turned over its assets and financial obligations to the liquidating agent, Faye Ebrite. Over the next two years, MPATI engaged in contract disputes with Westinghouse and eventually filed suit. However, the two settled the controversy. In 1973, Ebrite settled all accounts marking the end of MPATI and its efforts to bring instructional television to a wide audience.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction Records spans from 1957 to 1973, although the bulk of the material dates from 1962 to 1968. The collection document MPATI's efforts to produce and broadcast instructional television courses, its interest in developing and maintaining a base of membership schools, and the organization's eventual dissolution. Types of documents include contains correspondence, memos, reports, membership surveys, course evaluations, minutes, financial records, pamphlets and brochures, and photographs that comprise the MPATI administrative records.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction Records were donated to the National Public Broadcasting Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries by the Great Plains National Instructional Television Library in June of 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Kristi Mashon, December 1993. Revised by Karen E. King, April 1997

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Karen E. King, April 2005.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Executive Services Division, 1959-1973, and undated (1.50 linear feet)

The Office of the President and the Executive Board were among the offices that fell under the Executive Services Division. This particular series contains records that reveal the mission of MPATI and its philosophy. Its records include the organizing charter, general policies that emerged over time, fundraising records that show how MPATI struggled to get corporate funding and maintain it during its existence, and meeting minutes of the Executive Board. Documents include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and meeting minutes.

Subseries 1.1: General Policies, 1959-1973, and undated (0.50 linear foot)

This subseries contains the organizing documents for MPATI. It also holds general policies established when the organization was founded as well as those evolved during MPATI's history. Planning documents that show how the idea and philosophy behind MPATI are also in this series.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MPATI, 1959-1970series 1.1box 1folder 1
Operating Manual, 1960series 1.1box 1folder 2
Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws of MPATI, Inc., 1962-1968series 1.1box 1folder 3
National Instructional Library Demonstration, 1964series 1.1box 1folder 4
MPATI Financial Projections, 1965series 1.1box 1folder 5
Policies Relating to Use of MPATI Materials Over Ground-Based ETV Facilities, 1965series 1.1box 1folder 6
MPATI Proposal to Establish a Six-Channel Regional Airborne ITV Service, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 7
Plan for State-wide Participation in MPATI, 1966series 1.1box 1folder 8
Status of MPATI, 1965-1967series 1.1box 1folder 9
Status of MPATI, 1965-1967series 1.1box 1folder 10
MPATI Production of ITV Materials, 1967series 1.1box 1folder 11
System Fee Option, 1967series 1.1box 1folder 12
GPNITL Proposal, 1971series 1.1box 1folder 13
Great Plains Regional Instructional Television Library Summary Report, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 14
NIT Proposal, 1971series 1.1box 1folder 15
SECA-MPATI: A Proposal, 1971series 1.1box 1folder 16
Closing Papers, 1971-1973series 1.1box 1folder 17
MPATI - History, undatedseries 1.1box 1folder 18

Subseries 1.2: Fundraising, 1959-1968 (10 folders)

Correspondence from Jack Ivey, who became President of MPATI, soliciting funds from various nonprofit foundations and commercial companies form the bulk of this subseries. These records are primarily from the early days of MPATI's history when the organization was trying to raise enough money to buy equipment and get started.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Aid-to-Education Programs of Some Leading Business Concerns, 1959series 1.2box 1folder 19
Fund Raising Information About Specific Companies (by locality), 1959series 1.2box 1folder 20
Fund Raising: Source Data on Corporations and Foundations, 1969-1963series 1.2box 1folder 21
Ford Foundation, 1961-1968series 1.2box 1folder 22
Ford Foundation, 1961-1968series 1.2box 1folder 23
Ford Foundation, 1961-1968series 1.2box 1folder 24
Ford Foundation, 1961-1968series 1.2box 1folder 25
Ford Foundation, 1961-1968series 1.2box 1folder 26
Corporate Sponsors A-Z, 1960series 1.2box 1folder 27
Fundraising Correspondence, 1960-1961series 1.2box 1folder 28

Subseries 1.3: Meeting Minutes, 1959-1972 (1.00 linear foot)

This subseries primarily holds meeting minutes from MPATI's Executive Board. The Board consisted of educators and broadcasting professionals who volunteered their time to serve on the board of this nonprofit educational organization. Also found in this subseries are meeting minutes from the Advisory Board which was comprised by professors who served to oversee the content of MPATI's instructional television. These professors typically came from midwestern universities whose background was education.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Midwest Council on Airborne Television Instruction Meeting Minutes, 1959-1961series 1.3box 1folder 29
Annual Membership Meeting Minutes, 1961-1970series 1.3box 1folder 30
Fifth Annual Meeting Minutes, 1967series 1.3box 1folder 31
Annual State Group Meeting Minutes, 1962-1967series 1.3box 1folder 32
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes -- Subject Index, 1962-1970series 1.3box 1folder 33
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 34
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 35
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 36
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 37
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 38
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 39
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 40
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 41
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 42
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 43
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1962-1972series 1.3box 1folder 44
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1959-1963series 1.3box 1folder 45
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1959-1963series 1.3box 1folder 46
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1959-1963series 1.3box 1folder 47
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1959-1963series 1.3box 1folder 48
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1959-1963series 1.3box 1folder 49
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 1
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 2
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 3
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 4
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 5
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 6
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 7
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1971series 1.3box 2folder 8
Finance Committee Meeting Minutes, 1962series 1.3box 2folder 9
State ETV Meeting Minutes, 1963series 1.3box 2folder 10
Special Membership Meeting Minutes, 1965-1969series 1.3box 2folder 11

Series 2: General & Administrative Services Division, 1959-1973 (1.50 linear feet)

This series contains memoranda, correspondence, and financial records that document the daily operations of MPATI. The Offices of the Vice President, Secretary Treasurer, and during MPATI's liquidation, Liquidation Officer, are found in this division of the organization. The majority of records found in this series belong to either Robert Woerner who served as Secretary Treasurer during MPATI's entire existence and Faye Ebrite who served as Liquidating Agent from 1971 to 1973.

Subseries 2.1: General Administration & Correspondence, 1961-1972 (10 folders)

This subseries contains memos and correspondence that document the regular operations of MPATI and the responsibilities of its employees. The subseries is arranged first by memos and then by correspondence.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
John E. Ivey, Jr., 1961-1971series 2.1box 2folder 12
John E. Ivey, Jr., 1961-1971series 2.1box 2folder 13
John E. Ivey, Jr., 1961-1971series 2.1box 2folder 14
John E. Ivey, Jr., 1961-1971series 2.1box 2folder 15
R.N. Woerner Correspondence, 1964-1970series 2.1box 2folder 16
R.N. Woerner Correspondence, 1964-1970series 2.1box 2folder 17
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1967-1971series 2.1box 2folder 18
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1967-1971series 2.1box 2folder 19
Staff Meeting Minutes, 1967-1971series 2.1box 2folder 20
MPATI Staff Addresses and Phone, 1968-1970series 2.1box 2folder 21

Subseries 2.2: Budget and Finance, 1962-1972 (0.50 linear foot)

These financial records include budget projections, budget reconciliations, spreadsheets with accounts by department, and reports of travel expenses. These records are generally arranged by type and then by year. These records reveal the financial transactions of MPATI before the liquidation process began.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 22
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 23
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 24
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 25
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 26
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 27
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 28
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 29
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 30
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 31
Budget, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 32
Financial Papers -- Tax Exempt Status, 1963-1965series 2.2box 2folder 33
Financial Statements, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 34
Financial Statements, 1962-1972series 2.2box 2folder 35
Membership and Income Status, 1963-1968series 2.2box 2folder 36
Membership and Income Status, 1963-1968series 2.2box 2folder 37
Membership and Income Status, 1963-1968series 2.2box 2folder 38
Membership and Income Status, 1963-1968series 2.2box 2folder 39
Membership and Income Status, 1963-1968series 2.2box 2folder 40

Subseries 2.3: Contracts and Agreements, 1963-1970 (0.75 linear foot)

This subseries holds the contracts and other agreements with various companies for broadcasting and aviation equipment. In this subseries are the contractual documents between MPATI and Westinghouse as well as records documenting the dispute between the two.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Anaconda, Morgan, and CBS: A Proposal, 1969-1970series 2.3box 2folder 41
Anaconda, Morgan, and CBS: A Proposal, 1969-1970series 2.3box 2folder 42
Anaconda, Morgan, and CBS: A Proposal, 1969-1970series 2.3box 2folder 43
Indiana ETV Commission, 1966-1968series 2.3box 2folder 44
Leases, 1963-1968series 2.3box 2folder 45
National Distribution Users, 1963-1970series 2.3box 2folder 46
Parma Board of Education - Parma, Ohio - Agreement, 1963-1969series 2.3box 2folder 47
Parma Board of Education - Parma, Ohio - Agreement, 1963-1969series 2.3box 2folder 48
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 49
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 50
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 51
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 52
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 53
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 54
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 55
Purdue Airlines Controversy, 1961-1970series 2.3box 2folder 56
Purdue Airlines, 1968-1970series 2.3box 3folder 1
Purdue Airlines, 1968-1970series 2.3box 3folder 2
Purdue Airlines, 1968-1970series 2.3box 3folder 3
Purdue Airlines Inc., AMPEX Corporation, 1968-1970series 2.3box 3folder 4
Purdue Memorial Union, 1968-1970series 2.3box 3folder 5
Purdue University, 1967-1969series 2.3box 3folder 6
Remodeling, 1969series 2.3box 3folder 7
Rollins Burdick Hunter Company Insurance, 1967-1971series 2.3box 3folder 8
Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 1962-1970series 2.3box 3folder 9
Westinghouse Contract, 1960-1967series 2.3box 3folder 10
Westinghouse Contract, 1960-1967series 2.3box 3folder 11
Westinghouse Contract, 1960-1967series 2.3box 3folder 12

Subseries 2.4: Liquidating Agent, 1969-1973 (0.50 linear foot)

This subseries contains financial records and correspondence of Faye Ebrite, Liquidating Agent, and shows her activities in dissolving MPATI.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Ampex Equipment, 1969-1971series 2.4box 3folder 13
Cash Disbursements, 1971-1972series 2.4box 3folder 14
Cash Receipts, 1971-1972series 2.4box 3folder 15
Dissolution Papers, 1969-1972series 2.4box 3folder 16
Illinois Complaint, 1971-1972series 2.4box 3folder 17
Liquidating Agent - Correspondence, 1971-1973series 2.4box 3folder 18
Paid Invoices (Payment Received After 7-1-71), 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 19
Credit Memos, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 20
Duplicating Invoices, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 21
Equipment Sales Invoices, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 22
Miscellaneous Invoices, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 23
National Tape Lease Invoices, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 24
State/Community Participation Invoices, 1970-1971series 2.4box 3folder 25
$10,000 Payment, 1972series 2.4box 3folder 26

Series 3: Membership and Program Services Division, 1957-1971, and undated (2.50 linear feet)

This series documents the activities of the Membership and Program Services Division. This division was the largest and among the most important divisions in MPATI's organizational structure. Its concern was generating new members and collecting registration fees. Initially Membership and Program Services were two separate divisions that merged in 1964. Membership concerned itself with generating new member schools. Program services acted as a liaison between member schools and MPATI. Before and after the two merged, Area Councils served regions of the midwest. These councils were headed by an education professional, usually a college professor. The councils worked to generate membership and ensure that member schools received MPATI broadcasts, etc.

Subseries 3.1: General Administration, 1963-1971, and undated (1.00 linear foot)

Memoranda and reports comprise this subseries that records the administrative activities of the Membership and Program Services Division. It also contains some meeting minutes of Area Council meetings.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Applications - Field Associates A-Z, 1963-1965series 3.1box 3folder 27
Applications - Technical Associates, 1963-1966series 3.1box 3folder 28
William W. Cann, 1966-1969series 3.1box 3folder 29
Field Associate Expenses, 1964-1967series 3.1box 3folder 30
Forms, undatedseries 3.1box 3folder 31
Industrial and Foundation Contacts, 1967-1968series 3.1box 3folder 32
Manual for Classroom Teachers Using Television (revised), 1960series 3.1box 3folder 33
Membership and Program Services Division, 1966-1970series 3.1box 3folder 34
Memos to All Field Associates, 1964-1967series 3.1box 3folder 35
Memos to All Field Associates, 1964-1967series 3.1box 3folder 36
Inter-Office Memos, 1966-1968series 3.1box 3folder 37
Inter-Office Memos, 1966-1968series 3.1box 3folder 38
Staff Travel, 1970-1971series 3.1box 3folder 39
System Fee Option, 1967-1968series 3.1box 3folder 40
Tape and Kinescope Library, 1961-1968series 3.1box 3folder 41

Subseries 3.2: General Correspondence, 1965-1969 (0.75 linear foot)

This subseries contains correspondence between the various vice presidents for Membership, Program Services, and later Membership and Program Services and Area Council leaders as well as school administrators. These letters reveal the relationship between MPATI and its member schools and also show the extent to which MPATI worked to meet the educational needs of member schools based on schools' demographics.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Correspondence - Foreign, 1965-1967series 3.2box 3folder 42
General Correspondence, February - September 1966series 3.2box 3folder 43
General Correspondence, February - September 1966series 3.2box 3folder 44
General Correspondence, February - September 1966series 3.2box 3folder 45
General Correspondence, February - September 1966series 3.2box 3folder 46
General Correspondence, February - September 1966series 3.2box 3folder 47
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 1
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 2
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 3
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 4
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 5
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 6
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 7
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 8
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 9
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 10
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 11
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 12
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 13
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 14
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 15
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 16
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 17
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 18
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 19
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 20
General Correspondence, October 1966 - 1968series 3.2box 4folder 21
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 22
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 23
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 24
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 25
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 26
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 27
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 28
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 29
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 30
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 31
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 32
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 33
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 34
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 35
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 36
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 37
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 38
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 39
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 40
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 41
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 42
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 43
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 44
Correspondence, A - Z, 1968-1969series 3.2box 4folder 45
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1967-1969series 3.2box 4folder 46

Subseries 3.3: Membership Registration, 1963-1968, and undated (0.50 linear foot)

This subseries contains correspondence, memoranda, and reports from field representatives who served as liaisons to member schools and generated new members.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Membership Registration Plans, 1963-1964series 3.3box 4folder 47
Membership Registration Plans, 1963-1964series 3.3box 4folder 48
Planning, 1965-1967series 3.3box 4folder 49
Membership Registration Plans, 1964-1966series 3.3box 4folder 50
Membership Registration, 1966-1967series 3.3box 4folder 51
Prospects (Member Schools), 1967-1968series 3.3box 4folder 52
Membership List (Final), undatedseries 3.3box 4folder 53
Member School Representatives, 1965-1967series 3.3box 4folder 54
Regional Statistics, 1963-1965series 3.3box 4folder 55
Regional Statistics, 1963-1965series 3.3box 4folder 56

Subseries 3.4: Area Councils, 1963-1968 (0.75 linear foot)

This subseries contains correspondence that show the organization and operations of the various Area Councils and reveal their oversight power in both membership activities and course content. These documents are arranged by area.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Area Councils, 1963-1968series 3.4box 4folder 57
Area Council Officers, 1962-1966series 3.4box 4folder 58
Area Council -- DePaul University, Illinois, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 59
Area Council -- Northern Illinois University, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 60
Area Council -- Northwestern University, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 61
Area Council -- University of Illinois, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 62
Area Council -- Ball State Teachers College, Indiana, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 63
Area Council -- Butler University, Indiana, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 64
Area Council -- Indiana State University, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 65
Area Council -- Indiana University, 1964-1968series 3.4box 4folder 66
Area Council -- Purdue University, Indiana, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 67
Area Council -- University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 68
Area Council -- University of Kentucky, 1964-1967series 3.4box 4folder 69
Area Council -- University of Louisville, Kentucky, 1964-1968series 3.4box 4folder 70
Area Council -- Michigan State University, 1964-1967series 3.4box 4folder 71
Area Council -- University of Michigan, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 72
Area Council -- Wayne State University, Michigan, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 73
Area Council -- Western Michigan University, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 74
Area Council -- Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1964-1967series 3.4box 4folder 75
Area Council -- Kent State University, Ohio, 1964-1967series 3.4box 4folder 76
Area Council -- Miami University, Ohio, 1964-1966series 3.4box 4folder 77
Area Council -- Ohio State University, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 78
Area Council -- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1964-1965series 3.4box 4folder 79
Area Council Meeting, 1966series 3.4box 4folder 80
Area Council - Annual Meeting Information, 1967series 3.4box 4folder 81

Series 4: Course Development Division, 1957-1966, and undated (1.00 linear foot)

This series contains applications, correspondence, schedules, brochures and guides. Organizationally, the Course Development Division rivaled Membership and Program Services in importance. This division concentrated on the content of MPATI's educational telecasts. The division was comprised by Advisory Commissions also called Curriculum Commissions. College professors in a variety of academic fields as well as elementary and secondary level educators served on these committees. They were generally arranged by subject area. This series records their activities and documents MPATI's efforts to find suitable television teachers, develop courses, train school teachers on how to use the programs in their classrooms.

Subseries 4.1: Studio Teacher Applications, 1957-1960 (18 folders)

This subseries contains teacher applications arranged alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 1
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 2
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 3
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 4
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 5
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 6
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 7
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 8
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 9
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 10
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 11
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 12
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 13
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 14
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 15
Studio Teacher Applications A-Z, 1957-1960series 4.1box 5folder 16
Reject Teachers A-Z, 1959-1960series 4.1box 5folder 17
Early Audition Tapes and Evaluations, 1960series 4.1box 5folder 18

Subseries 4.2: Copyright Clearance, 1960-1961 (12 folders)

Correspondence and memoranda in this subseries reveals MPATI's attempts to get copyright clearance for courses developed outside MPATI.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 19
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 20
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 21
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 22
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 23
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 24
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 25
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 26
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 27
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 28
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 29
Copyright Clearance A-Z, 1960-1961series 4.2box 5folder 30

Subseries 4.3: Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964 (10 folders)

In this subseries, correspondence reveals the philosophy behind course development as well as the daily operations of the division.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Course Development Inter-Office Memos, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 31
Course Development Inter-Office Memos, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 32
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 33
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 34
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 35
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 36
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 37
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 38
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 39
Course Development General Correspondence, 1961-1964series 4.3box 5folder 40

Subseries 4.4: Advisory and Curriculum Commissions, 1961-1964 (5 folders)

Correspondence and reports document the efforts of the Advisory Commissions to ensure quality programming in various academic areas.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Advisory Commissions, 1961-1964series 4.4box 5folder 41
Science Advisory Committee, 1962-1963series 4.4box 5folder 42
Elementary Curriculum Commission, 1963-1964series 4.4box 5folder 43
Secondary Curriculum Commission, 1963-1964series 4.4box 5folder 44
Higher Education Curriculum Commission, 1963-1964series 4.4box 5folder 45

Subseries 4.5: Course Planning and Courses, 1961-1970, and undated (1.25 linear feet)

Reports, evaluations and memoranda document the process of developing MPATI courses. Course transcripts are not in this subseries.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Consultants, 1961-1964series 4.5box 6folder 1
Planning of Future Courses, 1962-1964series 4.5box 6folder 2
Courses Suggested by Others, 1961-1962series 4.5box 6folder 3
American Association of School Librarians, 1962-1965series 4.5box 6folder 4
American Association of School Librarians, 1962-1965series 4.5box 6folder 5
American Association of School Librarians -- Bibliography, 1964-1966series 4.5box 6folder 6
American Association of School Librarians -- To be Duplicated, 1964-1966series 4.5box 6folder 7
Freedom to Read, 1966-1967series 4.5box 6folder 8
Great Plains - Art at Your Fingertips & Places in the News, 1965-1967series 4.5box 6folder 9
D.C. Heath Company - Parlons Francais & Una Aventura Espanola, 1963-1967series 4.5box 6folder 10
D.C. Heath Company - Parlons Francais & Una Aventura Espanola -- Lesson Highlights, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 11
D.C. Heath Company - Parlons Francais & Una Aventura Espanola -- Promotional Materials, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 12
Initial Teaching Alphabet, 1965-1970series 4.5box 6folder 13
Initial Teaching Alphabet, 1965-1970series 4.5box 6folder 14
Initial Teaching Alphabet -- Bibliiographies, 1965series 4.5box 6folder 15
Initial Teaching Alphabet -- General Information, Publications, etc., 1964-1969series 4.5box 6folder 16
Initial Teaching Alphabet -- General Information, Publications, etc., 1964-1969series 4.5box 6folder 17
Initial Teaching Alphabet -- Speech, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 18
Let's Go Sciencing, 1968-1970series 4.5box 6folder 19
Let's Go Sciencing -- Manual, Telecast Outline, and Production Summaries, 1968-1969series 4.5box 6folder 20
Let's Go Sciencing -- Manual, Telecast Outline, and Production Summaries, 1968-1969series 4.5box 6folder 21
Let's Go Sciencing -- Master Guide, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 22
Listen and Say, 1963-1965series 4.5box 6folder 23
National Instruction Library - Sets and Systems, 1965-1967series 4.5box 6folder 24
Reading Through Television, 1962-1969series 4.5box 6folder 25
Reading Through Television -- MPATI Evaluations - U.S. Department of Health, Education, & Welfare, Project No. 7-E-185, 1967-1969series 4.5box 6folder 26
Reading Through Television -- Program Outlines, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 27
Reading Through Television -- Related Research Materials, undatedseries 4.5box 6folder 28
Science is Discovery, 1967-1969series 4.5box 6folder 29
University of Michigan - American Negro, etc., 1966-1967series 4.5box 6folder 30
Rented Course Contracts, 1965-1968series 4.5box 6folder 31

Subseries 4.6: Broadcast Schedules, 1961-1968 (10 folders)

This subseries contains schedules of MPATI courses distributed to member schools.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Broadcast Schedule for Demonstration Period, January - May 1961series 4.6box 6folder 32
Course Scheduling, 1961-1963series 4.6box 6folder 33
Broadcast Schedule -- Academic Year, 1965-1966series 4.6box 6folder 34
Broadcast Schedule -- Summer, 1966series 4.6box 6folder 35
Broadcast Schedule -- Academic Year, 1966-1967series 4.6box 6folder 36
Broadcast Schedule -- Summer, 1967series 4.6box 6folder 37
Broadcast Schedule -- Academic Year, 1967-1968series 4.6box 6folder 38
Requests for Schedules, 1965-1968series 4.6box 6folder 39
Requests for Schedules, 1965-1968series 4.6box 6folder 40
Requests for Schedules, 1965-1968series 4.6box 6folder 41

Subseries 4.7: Resource Guides, 1963-1969 (7 folders)

This subseries contains informational guides given to classroom teachers on MPATI courses.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Resource Guides, 1963-1965series 4.7box 6folder 42
Resource Guides, 1963-1965series 4.7box 6folder 43
Analysis of Guide Costs and Printing, 1963-1964, 1964-1965series 4.7box 6folder 44
Resource Guides, 1965-1969series 4.7box 6folder 45
Resource Guides, 1965-1969series 4.7box 6folder 46
Resource Guides, 1965-1969series 4.7box 6folder 47
Resource Guides, 1965-1969series 4.7box 6folder 48

Subseries 4.8: Summer Workshops, 1960-1970 (8 folders)

This subseries contains correspondence and other planning documents for summer workshops to orient and train teachers to use MPATI courses.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Summer Workshops, 1960-1965series 4.8box 6folder 49
Summer Workshops, 1960-1965series 4.8box 6folder 50
Summer Workshops, 1960-1965series 4.8box 6folder 51
Summer Workshops, 1960-1965series 4.8box 6folder 52
Summer Workshops, 1960-1965series 4.8box 6folder 53
Summer Workshops, 1966-1967series 4.8box 7folder 1
Summer Workshops, 1966-1967series 4.8box 7folder 2
Utilization Workshops, 1966-1970series 4.8box 7folder 3

Series 5: Research and Evaluation Division, 1962-1968 (0.75 linear foot)

The Research and Evaluation Division conducted two major surveys to evaluate the content of MPATI programming. The first evaluation was conducted in 1961 1962 just three years after MPATI's inception. The purpose of this evaluation was to show contributors how effective MPATI's telecasts were. The second major evaluation occurred in 1967 1968 when MPATI surveyed elementary and secondary member schools to get their assessment of MPATI's programming. Memoranda, correspondence, and survey forms comprise this series.

Subseries 5.1: Central Studies, 1960-1962 (0.25 linear foot)

This subseries contains the information from MPATI's first major survey.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Evaluations - Central Studies, 1960-1962series 5.1box 7folder 4
Evaluations - Central Studies, 1960-1962series 5.1box 7folder 5
Evaluations - Central Studies, 1960-1962series 5.1box 7folder 6
Studies in Televised Instruction -- Improvement of Televised Instruction Based on Student Responses to Achievement Tests - Report 1, March 1961series 5.1box 7folder 7
Studies in Televised Instruction -- An Experimental Comparison of a Conventional TV Lesson with a Programmed TV Lesson Requiring Active Student Response - Report 2, March 1961series 5.1box 7folder 8
Studies in Televised Instruction -- The Contribution of Sequencing, Pre-Testing, and Active Student Response to "Programmed" Instruction - Report 3, April 1961series 5.1box 7folder 9
Studies in Televised Instruction -- An Investigation of the Role of Selected Variables in "Programmed" TV Instruction - Report 4, April 1961series 5.1box 7folder 10
Studies in Televised Instruction -- Issues in Programming Instructional Materials for Televised Presentations - Report 5, May 1961series 5.1box 7folder 11
Studies in Televised Instruction -- An Evaluation of Television Procedures Designed to Stimulate Extracurricular Science Activities - Report 6, May 1961series 5.1box 7folder 12
Studies in Televised Instruction -- The Use of Student Response to Improve Televised Instruction: An Overview - Report 7, June 1961series 5.1box 7folder 13

Subseries 5.2: Surveys, 1960-1963 (0.50 linear foot)

This survey contains memoranda, correspondence, and survey forms from member schools rating the content of MPATI's programs. These records are arranged by state, city, and school.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Equipment Survey, 1960-1961series 5.2box 7folder 14
Coordinator Reports, 1961-1963series 5.2box 7folder 15
Specific Opinions of Courses, 1961-1963series 5.2box 7folder 16
Committee Reports to School Administrators - Opinions & Comments, 1962series 5.2box 7folder 17
Research and Evaluation - Member School Survey, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 18
Membership School Survey -- Illinois, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 19
Membership School Survey -- Illinois, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 20
Membership School Survey -- Illinois, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 21
Membership School Survey -- Indiana, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 22
Membership School Survey -- Indiana, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 23
Membership School Survey -- Michigan, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 24
Membership School Survey -- Ohio, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 25
A Study of Attitudinal Changes of Teachers & Pupils Toward Educational Television & an Analysis of Attitudes of Various Groups Towards Educational Television (Indiana), 1963series 5.2box 7folder 26
Tri-County Educational Television - not MPATI, 1963series 5.2box 7folder 27
Research and Evaluation - Membership Survey Report, 1962-1963series 5.2box 7folder 28

Series 6: Broadcast Services Division, 1962-1968 (0.50 linear foot)

Memoranda, evaluation forms, and reports comprise the records in this series and document the activities of this division. These records reveal MPATI's technical standards for its programs and the quality control measures taken. These records are technical in nature.

Subseries 6.1: General Administration, 1964-1968 (4 folders)

This subseries contains correspondence and reports documenting the criteria MPATI set for the quality of its programming. This includes not only information on how to improve the technical quality of the broadcasts, but how to set up transmitting and receiving equipment as well.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Signal Reception, 1964-1966series 6.1box 7folder 29
Equipping Costs, 1965series 6.1box 7folder 30
Technical - Reception Specifications, 1965-1966series 6.1box 7folder 31
Cleveland Translator, 1967-1968series 6.1box 7folder 32

Subseries 6.2: Production Evaluations of Program Telecasts, 1963-1969 (12 folders)

This subseries contains evaluation forms that rate the technical quality of the telecasts.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Survey - Questionnaires, 1966-1967series 6.2box 7folder 33
Freedom to Read - Telecasts 1-16, 1965-1966series 6.2box 7folder 34
Let's Go Sciencing - Telecasts 1-32, 1968-1969series 6.2box 7folder 35
Let's Go Sciencing - Telecasts 1-32, 1968-1969series 6.2box 7folder 36
Listen and Say, 1963-1966series 6.2box 7folder 37
Listen and Say -- Telecasts 17-32, 1965-1966series 6.2box 7folder 38
Science is Discovery -- (Detroit Science Series), 1966series 6.2box 7folder 39
Science is Discovery -- Teacher Evaluations, 1968series 6.2box 7folder 40
Science is Discovery -- Overall Information Evaluation, 1967-1969series 6.2box 7folder 41
Science is Discovery -- Telecasts 1-35, 1967series 6.2box 7folder 42
Science is Discovery -- Telecasts 1-35, 1967series 6.2box 7folder 43
Space Age Science - Telecasts 1-8, 1966series 6.2box 7folder 44

Series 7: Public Information Division, 1960-1971 (4 folders)

This series contains brochures, flyers, and other materials that were created to distribute to the public and describe MPATI's activities and mission.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
MPATI Pamphlets, 1960-1971 series 7box 8folder 1
MPATI Bulletin, 1965-1971 series 7box 8folder 2
Public Information, 1965-1970 series 7box 8folder 3
Public Relations, 1970 series 7box 8folder 4

Series 8: Photographs, 1957, 1959, and undated (23 photographs)

This series contains photographs that were removed from other parts of the collection. The original location is noted on the back of each photograph. These photographs were submitted by teacher applicants and are promotional stills from their educational courses.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Membership and Program Services - General Correspondence [Magnetic Recorders Company] -- Two rabbits on video magnetic recorder with television screen;Photograph by Magnetic Recorders Company, 710 North La Brea Avenue, Hollywood, California, 90038;Front inscription:We Duplicate Faster; (black and white; 5.00" x 4.25"), undated series 8box 8folder 5
Area Council Officers, undated series 8box 8folder 6
Five men and one woman, center man holding book; Back inscription: "MPATI News - for Cloyd Publishers / Reproduce exact size"; (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 6item 1.0
Seven men and one woman standing around piano; (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 6item 2.0
Seven men and one woman standing around piano; (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 6item 3.0
Seven men and one woman standing around piano; (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 6item 4.0
Seven men and one woman standing around piano; (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 6item 5.0
Studio Teacher Applications -- Robert E. Johnson, April 4, 1959 series 8box 8folder 7
Johnson standing behind woman while holding metal bars on either side of her head; Back inscription: "Robert E. Johnson / Henry Clay High / Lexington, KY / TV Show Atomic Energy / R.R.N. 4/4/59"; (black and white: 8" x 10"), April 4, 1959 series 8box 8folder 7item 1.0
Johnson holding bar and plate; Back inscription: "Robert E. Johnson / Henry Clay High / Lexington, KY / TV Show Atomic Energy / R.R.N. 4/4/59"; (black and white; 8" x 10"), April 4, 1959 series 8box 8folder 7item 2.0
Johnson standing behind young man who is leaning forward and holding a small stick; Back inscription: "Robert E. Johnson / Henry Clay High / Lexington, KY / TV Show Atomic Energy / R.R.N. 4/4/59"; (black and white; 8" x 10"), April 4, 1959 series 8box 8folder 7item 3.0
Studio Teacher Applications -- Jack MacKenzie, undated series 8box 8folder 8
Mackenzie standing behind desk with frog on tray; Front inscription: 'Note - Back Side" Back inscription: [Mackenzie resume]; (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 8item 1.0
Mackenzie standing behind desk with frog on tray; Front inscription: 'Note - Back Side" Back inscription: [Mackenzie resume]; Photograph on matte; (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 8item 2.0
Empty classroom showing tables, chairs, pinned butterflies, etc.; Photograph on black matte; (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 8item 3.0
Dissected frog with scissors, scapel and needle; Photograph on black matte (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 8item 4.0
Studio Teacher Applications -- Virginia Wilhoit, April 1957, and undated series 8box 8folder 9
L-R: Young white boy kneeling, Japanese woman kneeling, Japanese man standing, young white girl kneeling; (black and white; 4.50" x 3.25"), April 1957 series 8box 8folder 9item 1.0
Japanese woman holding small fan with large fan on floor, Man's head with headphones in foreground; (black and white; 4.50" x 3.25"), April 1957 series 8box 8folder 9item 2.0
Five white girls wearing saris surrounding an Indian woman under microphone boom; (black and white: 4.50" x 3.25"), April 1957 series 8box 8folder 9item 3.0
Japanese woman standing (black and white; 4.50" x 3.25"), April 1957 series 8box 8folder 9item 4.0
Wilhoit standing in front of class of three boys and four girls. Two microphones overhead and KCMO-TV camera on left; (black and white; 8" x 10"), undated series 8box 8folder 9item 5.0
Reading Through Television, undated series 8box 8folder 10
Television screen showing millipede on table (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 10item 1.0
Television screen showing teeth on table with word "Fang" in front (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 10item 2.0
Television screen showing hand holding snake [?] (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 10item 3.0
Television screen showing snake (black and white; 5" x 7"), undated series 8box 8folder 10item 4.0

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