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Jewish life in prewar Kovno, Riga, and Lvov

Prewar footage (home movies) of the Katz family in 1929.;Kovno street scenes. VAR CUs of Katz family strolling along Laisves al., showing Dita’s mother Liola, grandfather, brother, uncle, and grandmother. 01:00:34 MS EXT of the grandfather’s wholesale trade store – C. KACAS – on Presidento gatve. Here, the family sold typewriters, sewing machines, and bicycles.

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Berlin street scenes (1936 Olympics)

Various shots of Berlin street scenes during the 1936 Olympics. Olympic rings, banners. CU, statue. Flags. Sign: “Der Gruessen, Die Gaeste, Der Welt.” Olympic rings. Flags. Torch, flame. Flags. Motorcade. Double-decker bus. Decorations erected in Berlin for Olympic ceremonies. Underground subway station. Flags. Putting flags up. Band playing. Crowd. Bicycles. Torch. MCU, street scene. Flags.

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The Easterwood Family Films, no. 4 – Century 21 Exposition (1962)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwood family visiting the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair – The Century 21 Exposition. The film focuses primarily on the Space Needle, which was the tallest building west of the Mississippi at the time.

The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 11 – Trip to the White Mountains

In this home movie footage from 1928, the Hopkins family travels to the White Mountains region in New Hampshire. The family stays at the Ogontz White Mountain Camp, swimming in a lake and golfing at the nearby Maplewood Country Club. After the older children depart on their own trips through the Mountain Range, the remaining

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