[HOME MOVIES — BROOKS, RICHARD. 01 / GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN; BASEBALL GAME WITH SATCHEL PAIGE PITCHING; TENNIS AND MORE / CA. 1936 – 1948]
The Jung Family lived in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California,
REEL 1 (personally shot or purchased?) LS of a moving train from different angles. Train tracks. Train passes a station. Sheep graze on a hill and run. Sign for “Malvern Theatre / George Arliss / The Iron Duke…” (a 1934 British film) on a brick building. [Malvern Hills is in the West Midlands of England]
This home movie of the Hopkins Family captures the family in a number of situations, from on a trip to the northern United States that includes stops in Sandusky, Ohio, and visiting the Irish Hills Towers in Michigan, to a Christmas morning at home in Dallas. Also on the film are snapshots of daily life,
This home movie from the HP Wells family captures scenes of the Junior League of Abilene preparing for a rummage sale. Women hang up clothes and display housewares, shoes, toys, and sporting equipment. The footage ends with a crowd rushing into the store to begin hunting for bargains.
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman at Houston’s Rice University on his first day as a professor there in 1972, one of the first African-American professors at the newly desegregated school. Dr. Freeman would go on to teach in Rice’s Religious Studies department for 20 years. Many shots of Rice’s campus