Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 7

A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original metal film reel (b) and original metal film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the seventh in a collection of nine films. On the outside of the metal can are handwritten inscriptions on three […]

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Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 5

A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original plastic film reel (b) and original plastic film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the fourth in a collection of nine films. Inscribed on the outside of the canister in is [#] in red […]

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Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 2

A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original metal film reel (b) and original metal film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the second in a collection of nine films. There is an inscription on the metal canister in red ink that […]

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Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 1

A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original metal Kodascope film reel (b) and original plastic film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the first in a collection of nine films. Consists of: 16mm Film (a), Original Film Reel (b), Original Film […]

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1964-1967: 1967 Little Pete – 1964 Milwaukee Zoo – Holy Hill – Christmas

Home movie of the Sisak family featuring a trip to the Milwaukee zoo and Holy Hill as well as children riding amusement rides, Christmas morning, a boy’s birthday party and First Communion festivities. The film ends with parents posing with their newborn and shots of the baby in his crib.

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1965: Summer – Christmas – Jeff’s 5th Birthday – Judy 7th Birthday – Halloween

Sisak family home movie shot primarily in Racine, Wisconsin. The film features a visit to a deer farm, children riding amusement rides, children swimming in a backyard swimming pool, Door County lake scenes, family Christmas scenes, children ice skating, children riding bicycles, a young girl’s birthday party and another feeding zoo. The final scenes include […]

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1961-1962: Seattle

A Sisak family home movie shot in Seattle, Washington while Mr. Sisak and his family were stationed there during the 1961 Berlin Crisis. The film features historical Seattle sites, including the Capitol Building and the Space Needle. The film also includes panoramas of the city, family visits to gardens, rural driving scenes and footage of […]

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