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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1957: Florida – Cicero – Home Band Worth Days

Home movie that begins with a family’s vacation to Florida, with family posing outside home and swimming in a near by lake. This is followed by suburban Chicago scenes, including footage form a Worth, Illinois parade and a shot of teenage girls displaying trophies. Family posing in front yard / Lake swimming and sunbathing / […]

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1939 circa: Angel Guardian Orphanage Neighborhood

Home movie shot at the Angel Guardian Orphanage and surrounding neighborhood. The film begins with a panorama of the orphanage, followed by scenes of the groundskeeper sweeping, boys playing baseball, train trolleys on a bustling Clark street, children playing on the grounds, boys on horses, a man and his automobile and more baseball.

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1939 circa: Angel Guardian Orphanage Picnic

Home movie of an Angel Guardian Orphanage picnic outing for young boys. The film begins with the young boys arriving to their lake side destination in buses, followed by the boys eating, playing baseball and participating in various field day activities (potato sack races, wheel barrow run, 3 legged race, etc).

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1939 circa: Angel Guardian Orphanage Winter & Florist Scenes

Home movie shot at the Angel Guardian Orphanage and Angel Guardian Orphanage Florist in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The film features boys playing on a frozen lake, green house interiors, boys posing outside the Angel Guardian Orphanage Florist, children playing in the snow, a man showing his horse and panoramas of the orphanage.

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