Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 8

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 eighth in a collection of nine films. On the outside of the metal can, handwritten in red ink is […]

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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 6

A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original plastic film reel (b) and original metal can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the sixth in a collection of nine films. Inscribed on the outside of the canister in is [#6] in red and […]

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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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1968 Fall: Yard & Ball State

This is footage of a homecoming parade for Ball State University that takes place in the fall of 1968, featuring costumes inspired by Disney characters. Following the footage of the parade, there is footage depicting two of the Godman brothers playing in a pile of leaves in a yard.

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1968 Summer: Chicago River Cruise with Godmans & Howensteins

This is footage of the Godman and Howenstein families boarding and taking a riverboat cruise along the Chicago river. David Godman (age: 3 1/2) and Andy Godman (age: 1 1/2) are seen on the boat. Iconic buildings of the Chicago skyline, such as the Hancock building, are seen.

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1940s: Swimming – New York City & Harlem etc

This black and white film depicts a family trip to New York. Includes African American families lounging, fishing, and swimming near a body of water. Additional footage depicts an old woman and a young woman strolling arm in arm, children playing and a man hanging laundry. There are brief street scenes in front of the […]

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