Filming Television Series "Window to the Past," Marion Corwell Shows Toys from the Collection, Henry Ford Museum, August 1955

Summary

Beginning in the 1950s, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village partnered with WTVS, Detroit's local educational television station, to bring American history into the classroom. Marion Corwell, the museum's Manager of Educational Television created and hosted the first program for this collaboration, Window to the Past. This 15-minute weekly series showcased the museum's collections and taught students about historic people, places and events.

Beginning in the 1950s, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village partnered with WTVS, Detroit's local educational television station, to bring American history into the classroom. Marion Corwell, the museum's Manager of Educational Television created and hosted the first program for this collaboration, Window to the Past. This 15-minute weekly series showcased the museum's collections and taught students about historic people, places and events.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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