This video features student attending orientation at the University at Albany in 1951, on the downtown campus. There are two separate orientation camps depicted, one for the women and one for the men. Students are depicting canoeing, student bonding activities at a campground. There are many scenes of students studying, working on projects and interactions between students and faculty. Many different sports are depicted, such as, archery, basketball, baseball, wrestling, and tennis. There are shots of students eating dinner, playing bridge, and socializing in front of the fire. Also "moving up day" is featured.
A live fundrasing telethon held SUNY Albany students benefiting the Albany State Chapter of Big Bothers Big Sisters and the Wildwood School for Developmentally Handicapped Children. Featuring a number of student and community performers in the Campus Center Ballroom, hosted by Marleen Michaelson and Stuart Greskin [?].
This video contains 1989 interviews with Raymond Falconer, Vincent Schaefer, Duncan Blanchard, and Bernard Vonnegut discussing the early days of cloud seeding and the development of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University at Albany, SUNY. Schaefer helped found ASRC in 1960 and served as its Director of Research until 1966 when he became Director. Schaefer brought highly qualified atmospheric science researchers to ASRC, many of whom he had met through his work at GE and Munitalp. Bernard Vonnegut, Raymond Falconer and Duncan Blanchard were all veterans of Project Cirrus who joined Schaefer at ASRC during the 1960s. It also includesd footage and images of cloud seeding and ASRC.