History of 303rd Field Artillery

Col. Redding chronicles the progress of the 303rd Field Artillery, primarily in Germany, includes DPs, POWs, and camps for Russian and Polish refugees.;Map of Marienbad. Footage of the spa town around May 5, 1945. Newspaper headlines: VE Day, “Churchill, King George Speak Today.” GIs on lawn in front of hotel. Radio. Roads with released German […]

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Frieders vacation in Europe

The Frieder family takes a vacation. The first shots show a tour of the Coliseum in Rome, family at 01:07:56, and a group of schoolboys. 01:08:27 Men and women in uniform pose and salute (fascist). Views of the Arch of Constantine, outside the Coliseum, more Italian architecture, ruins, and landscape. 01:09:48 The bronze East doors […]

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Frieders on vacation, horseback riding, playing

People play and relax on the beach, probably in Hawaii. Morris Frieder and his girls wearing flowered leis aboard a boat.;00:00:47 Pan of a large garden in the Philippines, probably in Baguio City (see Tape 2957 at 00:02:56 for film of the same location when the girls are younger). Peggy and a younger girl (likely […]

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Frieders travel home via China

The Frieder family stops over in Hong Kong (like the brief shot in Tape 2956 at 00:02:46) – Corinne and the children ride in rickshaws, locals in the street. The Frieder family tours a park with massive Buddha statue. More street scenes with locals. 01:08:52 Rickshaws with the Frieders. Crowds next to a large docked […]

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Levy family on SS France – departure and arrival in France

Levy family on the SS France ship from May 21-28, 1927. Crowds gathered on the French Line pier in New York to see the SS France depart on May 21, 1927. New York harbor and Statue of Liberty. At leisure on the boat walking toward the camera: Lou Hartman on left with August Levy;Clara Levy […]

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Le Havre harbor and on board Normandie ship to the U.S.

Title: “Havre. Homeward Bound on the ‘Normandie’.” Le Havre harbor. HAS, construction of boat, docks. View of the rival ship ‘Queen Mary’ anchored, seen from the deck of ‘Normandie.’ On deck, people on red chaise lounge chairs, man in swimming pool behind. Good view of the Statue of Liberty

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