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Film footage of San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, ferries in San Francisco Bay, and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge;shipwreck near Seal Rocks;Los Angeles County, including Colorado Street Bridge and streets;highway tunnels;Pony Express plaque;Hotel Riverside;water treatment plant;laboratory (probably at Cal Tech). Includes footage of city and government buildings as yet unidentified.
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, […]
Driving POVs in Southwest US, a little shaky;A newish (1957 or 1958) vehicle parked outside the house bears California plates, presuming this roll was shot by visitors from California;elder females on porch of small house, white working-class family hangs out in front of small house, fades to white, older folks in poor togs (man in […]
No. 2, Westward – Ho, A Trip through the National Parks, No. 2, July 7 – Aug 1, 1952
Footage of neighborhood children and adults engaged in play and various other activities.
Yoka and Francisca Verdoner playing outdoors, they seem to be out in the country. They are running past a fence, down a paved strip. VS of the children and other family members outside in a garden. Some shots of Franicisca and Yoka near water
Footage of Mahoney Middle School, including the school band playing in the bleachers and cheerleaders cheering outside, as well as shots of the building. Footage of a parade, including a marching band and majorettes.
Public humiliation of a young couple guilty of “Rassenschande” [racial shame or racial defilement] in Steinsdorf [present day Scinawa Nyska, Poland] in Silesia. Sexual relations between Germans and non-Aryans were forbidden and punishable by law in Nazi Germany. Bronia, a 16 year old Polish slave laborer, had been working with Gerhard Greschok (Krzeszczok), a 19 […]