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Provancher, John R.

Overview
Works: 11 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 45 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Drama  Interviews  Magazine format television programs 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Producer, Cinematographer , Interviewer, Narrator
Classifications: BL2211.M6, 952.047
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Most widely held works by John R Provancher
Fuji : sacred mountain of Japan( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains Fuji as one of the most important symbols of Japanese identity in art and religion. Pilgrims now are outnumbered by recreational climbers, but some groups still make an annual pilgrimage. Both Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples are found on the mountain
Discovering Michigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights research being done by Western Michigan University faculty, students, and staff on various aspects of Michigan's 150 year history, including aspects of criminal justice, its contributions to womens' suffrage, business and industry, its immigrant populations, racial justice, political reform, and much more
Solar panel : Western Michigan University( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the construction of a solar panel which was installed on the south wall of the university's Industrial and Engineering Technology building. Professors Richard Schubert and L.D. Ryan designed the system in order to determine whether installation of a solar panel could be cost effective even in the harsh conditions of a Michigan winter. The film addresses the theory underlying the design and construction and reports on data collected to evaluate the solar panel's output
Our appetites in our eyes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Scott, professor of English at Western Michigan University, reads selected poems from his writings and talks about the many sources of inspiration for his work. Simple things like eating dinner with his family, grocery shopping and the daily drive to and from work are potential sources of inspiration. When a thought comes to him, he stops what he is doing and writes it down on a pad of paper he always carries with him
Behavior control from cure to prevention( Visual )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A brief demonstration of the various techniques of behavior modification as applied to education
Film - Flam by Geoffrey Schroeder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A brief look at the historical development of cinematic techniques using excerpts from various classics
The Institute of Cisterican Studies, Western Michigan University( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A short documentary emphasizing the considerable value of the library at Western Michigan University's Institute of Cistercian Studies. Shows the relationship between Western Michigan University and the Gethsemani Abbey in Trappist, Kentucky in making these unique materials available for scholars of Cistercian studies
Black artists : art and social commentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview with well-known black artist and Western Michigan University faculty member Reginald Gammon, including a showing of his works through the film "Reggie" and in the television studio
The Black American dream( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interviews with black leaders help reveal their differing attitudes towards the future of today's black political movements. Stokely Carmichael and Jesse Jackson are among those interviewed
WMU presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Segments include the Milwood Project, a federally funded research project helping to reduce delinquent behavior by improving academic achievement and school climate in a Kalamazoo junior high school; designing fashions for the physically disabled; and, members of WMU's student chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers working on the design of a highly fuel efficient vehicle for entry in the annual Supermileage Competition sponsored by the Eaton Corporation
Remembering the Mentha mint farm( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents the story of the Mentha, Michigan mint farm, centerpiece of the A.M. Todd Essential Oils Company through the early 1940s. Historic and modern views of Mentha and the mint-growing process are combined with reminiscences of Betty Stroud and Mary Vinton, daughters of Richard Stroud, the Mentha farm manager and essential oils expert. The town of Mentha in Van Buren County's Pine Grove Township is now a ghost town, with only a few farm buildings and the general store/post office building remaining
 
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Fuji : sacred mountain of Japan
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