[Luther G. Holbrook – home movies] Reel 2

Views of a rocky shoreline with wave crashing over the rocks. In Battle Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, a small iceberg has been towed in, and pieces are hauled up onto the dock with a winch, then dragged to an icehouse to be stored and used for packing salmon for shipping to England and Canada. Views […]

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[Hubert Clemons – home movies] Reel 3

One of several reels of film that depicts a group of school teachers on a seven week University of Maine sponsored bus tour of the U.S., which started and ended at Orono, Maine. Intertitle: “Marineland”, Seals and dolphins in above ground pools, and show with dolphins at Mareineland of the Pacific in Los Angeles County, […]

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[Cary Maple Sugar Company—outtakes] Reel 1

[Notes paraphrased from M.M. Thomas History] Men (George Cary, Albert Leland and others) drive a team of oxen pulling a collection tank up to an unloading trough alongside the Jones sugarhouse. In the background the sugarhouse is billowing steam from the boiling occurring inside. Scene continues to show the process of unloading the sap by […]

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The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 5 – Miami Vacation, The New Klondike (1925)

This intertitled home movie from Texas oilman E.B. Hopkins captures scenes of a family vacation to Miami, Florida in 1925. The family is in the Coral Gables area of Miami as the silent picture, The New Klondike, is filmed, resulting in scenes of alligators used in the film captured in this home movie. Scenes of […]

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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 18 – Battle of Flowers Parade

This home movie from the Morkovsky collection captures scenes from a Battle of Flowers Parade, one of the signature events of Fiesta San Antonio. Across the street, spectators watch from the roof of Walter’s Pharmacy and the Hotel Nuevo Leon, located at the corner of W. Houston Street and N. Santa Rosa Avenue.

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