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[HOME MOVIES — CONDEE, NEWCOMB. 01 / LIONS CLUB CONVENTION IN SAN FRANCISCO; INGLEWOOD BANK DELEGATION; GRAF ZEPPELIN AND MORE / CA. 1926 – 1929]

[HOME MOVIES — CONDEE, NEWCOMB. 01 / LIONS CLUB CONVENTION IN SAN FRANCISCO; INGLEWOOD BANK DELEGATION; GRAF ZEPPELIN AND MORE / CA. 1926 – 1929]

Abraham Katz–home movies. Reels 56-69

Black and white and color amateur footage of the Katz family around Cambridge, MA, construction of the EMF store, family vacations around New England including Benson’s Wild Animal Farm, collecting aluminum for the war effort during WWII, parade, farming, fishing, cars, and people visiting a graveyard. Reel 65 contains views from a visit to a

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[North Star Camp/Gillingham Family] Reel 2

Family scenes. Boy in high chair with little girls. Woman feeds boy. Father holds boy. Cartoon (Coco the Clown). Laundry being hung on line (shot from inside the house, looking through a window). Camping as a family. Baby and mother walk through field. Boy in washtub. Girls on porch. A boy with chickens. Boy “helping”

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The Richard Eisenhour Collection, no. 6 – Galveston (c. 1939)

This home movie, from an unknown Galveston family, captures scenes of life on the island. Footage includes the family enjoying time on the beach, riding the ferry, sailing in the harbor, and visiting the San Jacinto Monument. Also of note are shots of the SS City of Joliet (a freighter torpedoed and sunk in 1942

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The Easterwood Family Films, no. 14 – Holidays in Houston (1958)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwoods spending their winter holiday in Houston in 1958. The family goes to the nearby Galveston Harbor, visits with extended family, and stays in a motel.