Holy Family Academy: Sophomore Prep June Trip – Slocum Lake 1 Washington – Months of the Year – Children’s Wedding – Washington Trip 1946 – Xmas Dances 1942

A home movie featuring the nuns and students of Holy Family Academy, a Cathollic elementary and high school once located at 1444 West Division Street in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. This particular film features various student field trips as well as recitals and dances held at the school.

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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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