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"The Social Beaver" (1956)

A promotional film for prospective students and visitors to MIT, “The Social Beaver” focuses on the community living and range of social and cultural activities that round out a student’s life at MIT, from music groups to hobby clubs, the traditional Field Day competitions and dormitory life. The film was written and directed by MIT alumnus Oscar Henry Horowitz ‘22 and features original music played by MIT Concert Band composed by Andrew Kazdin. Courtesy of the MIT Museum. [T6099]

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Wow! Lifestyles of students at MIT haven’t changed much from way back then. Although, there were no cell phones, computers, or modern technologies that distracted people from learning manually and partaking in old-fashioned fun.
http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/7467-backpack-to-briefcase-2010-buying-a-home#comment-fieldset

Posted almost 4 years by Heidispeare

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