Home movies shot by Abraham Katz including footage of the Centennial parade in Cambridge, MA, a vacation to Mexico, skiing in St. Johnsbury, VT, and Concord, NH.
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[Notes paraphrased from M.M. Thomas History] Boy driving team of oxen in sugarbush. Oxen pull gathering sled along two track road with another little boy riding on back of sled with tank of sap. Penobscot Native John Lewey and son Roy in front of log cabin and kettle of boiling sap, tapping maple tree and
Irving Forbes, with KF, JF, & FEF and ball. Katharine and Florence skiing; FEFdance; KF & JFdance. Dates on can: 1924, 1925, Dec. 1926, April 1928.
This home movie captures scenes of itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker and his family as they travel through California, visit family, enjoy the outdoors, and attend celebrations, including a wedding.
This home movie from the Maxie Davie Family collection captures the family celebrating several Christmases and enjoying a few vacations. Included in the footage are scenes of the family visiting the Davie gravesite at the Woodmen Cemetery in Dekalb, and the seaside in Corpus Christi.
This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of a family ice skating on their neighborhood street at Christmas in 1967, as well as many scenes of the family taking their boat out on various lakes in New Mexico in 1968.
This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family’s vacation in the Rocky Mountains and New York in 1962. The family hikes and picnics in the mountains as well as travels to Times Square in the evening when numerous billboards are illuminated. The film’s double exposure, likely accidental, juxtaposes the natural beauty of the Rockies
This home movie captures scenes of the Burton family enjoying a variety of outdoor activities. Scenes of Bettie and her friends playing outside, riding bikes, riding a mule and horses, celebrating birthdays, water skiing, fishing, and going on family road trips are included.
Footage from Gatesville’s Bell family enjoying the outdoors during a winter visit with family in North Carolina.