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.
Family footage of the Herz family vacation in Europe in 1937. Footage shows images of Jewish-American life before World War II with its European roots.;Jacob’s wife walks towards the camera on board the “Ile de France.” Belle and Judith play ring toss on the upper deck. Jacob and his wife lounge in chaises. High angle
Home movie shot at Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The film is the second of two reels in the collection that documents the children parading in their Halloween costumes.
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).
Home movie shot at Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The film is the first of two reels in the collection that documents the children parading in their Halloween costumes.
Home movie shot at Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The film features winter scenes of the orphanage, including shots of ministers, nuns, children posing outside, children sledding, boys riding bicycles and a commuter railroad train.
Home movie that begins with scenes of acrobats and circus performances within a circus tent. This is followed by brief scenes at an airport and various scenes of New York City, including: nuns parading down the street, the Staten Island Ferry, New York cityscape, the numerous neon signs of Times Square and a stage performance.
This home movie from the Morkovsky collection captures a class, probably from St. Joseph’s school in Amarillo, picnicing in the shadow of the large rock formations of Palo Duro Canyon.
This home movie from 1965 captures scenes of the Gonzalez family at home celebrating birthdays. Cristela Gonzalez hosts a slumber party, and keeping with strict slumber party tradition, she and her friends break out into a pillow fight. Her older sister then celebrates her birthday at a party where she and her friends dance enthusiastically,