About the Registry
About the Home Movie Registry
Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066.
Senator and Mrs. [Hiram] Johnson [at] Napa Creek, Sept. 18, 1927. From the Hiram Johnson papers, BANC MSS C-B 581.
Camp Katahdin scenes. Dark footage of campers in bunks, bunk-house views, cleaning and packing before a bunk inspection. Swimming. Boys pile in back of truck. Tennis. Staff shot including cooks. Boating. Brief shots of each camper, one by one. End of the day grouping, lowering of flag. Tour plane docked on the water, men and […]
Black-and-white home movies of Houston travel in France.
Home movie footage of a winter outing with mothers and young children. Baby girl attempting to crawl on floor Baby girls in carriages in winter clothing Mothers walking baby girls Young girl playing in snow
James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River, […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans’ vacation on the Texas coast in 1970. The family first goes to Galveston, eating at the Cafeteria at the Jack Tar Hotel, then leisurely spends time on the beach swimming and sunbathing. Later they take a ride on a ferry, The Texas Queen, in Seabrook.