[Nashua, NH Films] Reel 1

A crowd is seated in bleachers under a ‘Gregg for Governor’ banner behind a man approaching a microphone. A photographer stands on top of a car. Another shot of the crowd. A marching band marches down a street. Footage of streets at night with neon signs visible. A ‘Gregg for Governor’ van drives by. Scenes […]

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The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 1 – The 1928 Democratic Convention

This home movie captures scenes of the 1928 Democratic National Convention held in Houston, Texas. The convention was the first held in any southern state following the Civil War. New York Governor Alfred E. Smith, a strong opponent of prohibition, took the presidential nomination. Ross Sterling was likely attending the convention due to his political […]

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The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 7 – The 1928 Democratic Convention

This home movie captures scenes of the 1928 Democratic National Convention held in Houston, Texas. Scenes from the street show men and women in 1920s fashions. The convention was the first held in any southern state following the Civil War. New York Governor Alfred E. Smith, a strong opponent of prohibition, took the presidential nomination. […]

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