1945 wedding of combat cameraman

June 1945 wedding ceremony of Sergeant Arthur Mainzer, a combat cameraman who filmed the liberation of Buchenwald for the U.S. Army Air Forces, to Germaine Girardot, a French woman. The film was taken by other combat cameramen and photographers with the Ninth Air Force as a gift to Arthur.;Various CUs of a crowd outside the […]

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Parade in Munich

Parade. Nazi banners hang from the buildings as people in costumes parade through the streets of Munich? (for Carnival?). Float poster reads “Negerdorf Neubiberg.” Religious procession follows, and people heil Hitler. Panning shots of a rainy day in Munich. The city’s triumphal arch and other buildings are visible

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The Ewen Collection, no. 2 – Christening, Jimmy is Born, Cole Park (1955-56)

This home movie captures scenes of the Ewen family in 1955 and 1956, including Mike’s christening in Denton in 1955, Billy and Mike playing in the yard in both summer and winter, the family bringing Jimmy home from the hospital in Midland in 1957, Jimmy’s christening, and the boys attending several birthday parties, including one […]

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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 21 – Father Kolar

Parishioners dressed in their Sunday best file out of a church after attending Father Kolar’s Lenten Day of Recollection. This may have been at St. Leo’s church in San Antonio, where Father Morkovsky was pastor; notes on the film can indicate that this would have been a Czech program.

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