Jewish life in prewar Kovno, Riga, and Lvov

Prewar footage (home movies) of the Katz family in 1929.;Kovno street scenes. VAR CUs of Katz family strolling along Laisves al., showing Dita’s mother Liola, grandfather, brother, uncle, and grandmother. 01:00:34 MS EXT of the grandfather’s wholesale trade store – C. KACAS – on Presidento gatve. Here, the family sold typewriters, sewing machines, and bicycles. […]

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Berlin street scenes (1936 Olympics)

Various shots of Berlin street scenes during the 1936 Olympics. Olympic rings, banners. CU, statue. Flags. Sign: “Der Gruessen, Die Gaeste, Der Welt.” Olympic rings. Flags. Torch, flame. Flags. Motorcade. Double-decker bus. Decorations erected in Berlin for Olympic ceremonies. Underground subway station. Flags. Putting flags up. Band playing. Crowd. Bicycles. Torch. MCU, street scene. Flags. […]

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The Baylor Family Collection, no. 25 – 1978

In this home movie, the Baylor family celebrate baby Darin’s second birthday, hunt for Easter eggs, and take a trip to San Antonio’s Brackenridge Park where they ride on the train and Skyride.

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The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 11 – Trip to the White Mountains

In this home movie footage from 1928, the Hopkins family travels to the White Mountains region in New Hampshire. The family stays at the Ogontz White Mountain Camp, swimming in a lake and golfing at the nearby Maplewood Country Club. After the older children depart on their own trips through the Mountain Range, the remaining […]

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