Category Archives: Charles S. Houston Collection

[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 6

Intertitle: “CAMP 2 “THE ELYSIAN FIELDS” ON THE MORAINE OF WEST FORAKER GLACIER.” Shots of snow covered mountain peaks. Men take in the view. One man takes a picture. Intertitle: “A DAY OFF.” Footage of men relaxing by a tent, lounging, playing cards and drinking tea. Shots of the horizon and the surrounding mountains. A

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 42

A shot of three men holding large, dead game birds. A shot of workers and pack mules carrying large, wooden poles. Footage of ruins, including a few bridges and shots along the river the bridges had previously spanned. Footage of a small village in Turkey, including a group shot of local men. Footage of ornate

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