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Can Descriptions: 1947 and 1948 edge codes on film. // Can label: ‘(?) Lake / Picnic’ Viewing Notes: Views of unknown lake, houses at water’s edge, mountains in background surrounded by the lake. Family clamming on beach. Multi-generational family picnic.
Chicago World’s Fair (Century of Progress Exhibition) 1933 / 1934. New York skyline and cruise ship berths. Salt Lake City.;08:02:39;Aerial view of Fair;08:02:57;Aerial view of building – neoclassical monster;08:03:20;Another nice aerial view;08:06:14;Another monstrosity;08:11:49;Woman walks down street/alley with little cottages;POV shot off back of moving train over salt flats (good). Woman stands by rear end of […]
Cruise South in Cirrus with Ted- 1935 The yacht Cirrus is a Fisher Island Sound 31 class sloop, sail number 11 with a distinctive red hull. She was built at Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI, in 1930 (originally named Kelpie) and bought by Alan Bemis in 1934 or 1935. There were 14 boats in the […]
Amateur drama of a girl’s dreams inspired by a Mother Goose book.Arthur Smith was born in Silver Spring, Nevada in 1909 and passed away in 2000 after having lived in the Bay Area and Big Bear Lake, California. According to his typewritten autobiography, after high school he began working for the Pacific Telephone Company as […]
Can notes: “Labrador 1935 Reel 2 Dr. Forbes” Intertitle: “LABRADOR, 1935- PART 11[sic]; Intertitle: From the camp at Nachvak Lake. Late afternoon sunlight.” Views of very tall rocky mountains rising from the lake.; Intertitle: “Over the Torngat Mts. from Nachvak Lake to Port Burwell.; Views of a waterfall falling over a mountain cliff edge to […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas in 1971 by opening gifts, enjoying Christmas dinner, and, as is their tradition, making popcorn balls. Scenes of Carlotta and Carter Freeman rolling newspapers and getting a bike ready for a paper route are also included.