[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 7

29:49-30:10 Sign: “Waldo-Hancock Bridge 300 Feet” with arrow pointing direction, then LS pan of bridge from Waldo to Hancock side with hills in B/G, and village seen along the shore. Scratches throughout.;30:10-30:29 Views of road entrance to bridge on Waldo side, several views of the whole bridge from that side, then rear view of car […]

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[Laurence Bray–home movies] Reel 5

Viewing Notes Family. House. Cars. Cat. Boat named Bowdoin [Schooner Bowdoin](?). Women and man with goats outside barn. Dalmatian. Chickens. Boston terrier. Fishing. View of water from boat. Shoals. Sparse woods. Hunters stringing up animal. Old car. Hunters again with deer. Family leaving house. Downtown scene with demolished buildings and wrecking ball at work. XLS […]

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[Laurence Bray–home movies] Reel 4

Viewing Notes Harbor. Snowy woods and houses. Man pushing power snow shovel. Downtown Boston. Rural yard. Boston Harbor. Rural snow scene. Slow pan of snowy trees and street. Family watching horse. Cat. Toddler. Men building boat outside mobile home. Family with baby goat. Man shoveling dirt and using tiller. Women. Horse pulling cart. Deer strung […]

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[Laurence Bray–home movies] Reel 11

Viewing Notes Mixed breed dog. Rural or small town homes. Snow scene. Cat. Man on tractor plowing field by mobile home. Small girls. Young men working in field. Dalmatian. Women. Black cat. Old cars, one of which has Rhode Island license plate. House with ’90’ street address. Small town street. Horse-pulled carriage with ‘Hayes Service […]

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 3 – Parties at Gomez Baptist Church

This home movie captures scenes of various celebrations at Gomez Baptist Church in the rural Panhandle town of Brownfield. Couples dress up for a Valentine’s Day banquet, children wear costumes and play games for Halloween, and the young women at the church take part in a pageant. Also included are scenes of a potluck dinner […]

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 4 – Holiday Celebrations (1973)

This home movie captures scenes of the Thomas F. Freeman family celebrating Christmas and the holiday season in 1973. The family enjoys unwrapping presents, assembling gifts, and attending holiday parties. Footage of Thomas Jr. playing bass guitar and singing in a performance with his band is also included in this video.

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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 9 – Family Life and Festivals (1977-78)

This home movie captures scenes of the Montgomery family in 1977-78 as they celebrate holidays, spend time around the house, and attend festivals in Austin. Of note are scenes of a street fair on the University of Texas’ West Campus, the Montgomery girls dressed in Star Wars costumes for Halloween, and Eeyore’s Birthday festival in […]

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