Accession 2003-0007, Films, 1969-1981

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Addition (67 items, 7.3 linear ft.; undated) consists of 67 16mm films used by "Crist Clinic Audio Visuals" in health education programs (undated). The clinic also offered the films for sale or rent to educators, students, doctors, parents, and others. The majority of the films focus on sex education for children and teenagers. Topics include puberty and menstruation, sex and sexuality, sexual orientation, lifestyle choices, and sexually transmitted diseases. Other topics include abortion; pregnancy and childbirth; infant care and nutrition; marriage and parenting; and drug and alcohol abuse. Arranged in alphabetical order by title. Of note are several experimental films, including a compilation preview reel distributed by the San Francisco Bay Area's Serious Business Company, containing four films with themes of sexuality, and five films made by Laird Sutton or Constance Beeson for the Multi-Media Resource Center/National Sex (and Drug) Forum.


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The majority of the collection is open for research. Accession 2002-0149 is closed to research.

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