Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive



1. Boule, Michelle Anne. Hot Rods, Shy Guys, and Sex Kittens: Social Guidance Films and the American High School, 1947–1957. Doctoral Dissertation. New York: New York University, 2004. (accessed April 12, 2022).

2. Garrison, Joshua. "The teenage terror in the schools": adult fantasies, American youth, and classroom scare films during the Cold War.” American Educational History Journal 36, no. 1 (2009): 3-21.

3. Smith, Ken. Mental Hygiene: Classroom Films, 1945-1970. New York: Blast Books, 1999.

4. Stemm-Wade, Megan. “Careless Girls and Rependent Wives: Gender in Postwar Classroom Films.” The Journal of Popular Culture 45, no. 3 (2012): 611-627.

5. Neuhaus, Jessamyn. “‘Shake this Square World and Blast Off for Kicksville’: Teaching History with Post-WWII Prescriptive Classroom Films.” The History Teacher 44, no. 1 (2010): 35-50.

6. MacDonald, Jonathan R. Reel Guidance: Midcentury Classroom Films and Adolescent Adjustment [master's thesis]. Blacksburg, Virginia: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: 2017.