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The American experience. / Mr. Sears' catalogue

Author: David G McCulloughMark ObenhausEdward GrayKen LevisPBS Video.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [1990], ©1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : DVS versionView all editions and formats
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Describes the beginnings and development of the Sears, Roebuck and Company catalog and presents biographical information on Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck. Discusses the impact of the Sears catalog on the development of American society, particularly on rural America.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Richard Warren Sears; Alvah Curtis Roebuck; Alvah Curtis Roebuck; Richard Warren Sears
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; Mark Obenhaus; Edward Gray; Ken Levis; PBS Video.; Obenhaus Films (New York, N.Y.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 30326849
Notes: Audio enhanced for the visually impaired.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
A presentation of WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York, and KCET/Los Angeles.
Described for blind and visually impaired audiences by Descriptive Video Service.
Originally broadcast as a television program on PBS.
"AMED 207."
Credits: Editor, Ken Levis ; co-producer, Elizabeth Kreutz ; original music, Frank Ferrucci ; series editor, Llewellyn Smith ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough ; narrator, Mark Obenhaus.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences. ; 1/2 in. + 1 student worksheet.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Mr. Sears' catalogue.
Mister Sears' catalogue.
Responsibility: an Obenhaus Films, Inc. production ; written and produced by Edward Gray and Mark Obenhaus ; directed by Edward Gray and Ken Levis.

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Describes the beginnings and development of the Sears, Roebuck and Company catalog and presents biographical information on Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck. Discusses the impact of the Sears catalog on the development of American society, particularly on rural America.

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