Tag Archives: United States

Postwar: barn in the US

EXT, MS, Kurt Sluizer wearing a red plaid barn jacket and hat, walking up to pet a horse, pan to a large sheepdog named Toby running in the grass towards Esther Sluizer coming out of the house to their yard in Zena, NY, near the artist colony of Woodstock. Kurt is the brother of Hilde

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Postwar: Christmas in the US

EXT, MS, two unidentified women walking away from camera, their backs eventually face the camera. Cut to MS, man and young girl walking along a street, they pass several parked cars, before getting into a car, there is an unidentified woman there as well- she waves to the camera. MS, young girl dressed in a

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Skiiers; US army maneuvers; West Point

Skiers on a slalom course, a crowd is watching. This is a race, or competition of some sort as all the skiers are wearing large race numbers on their vests. VS, skiers taking the chair lift up to the top of the slopes. 01:02:04 Oceanside, there is a small wooden dock that juts out from

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US Army vehicles; Army-Navy Game

US military supply vehicles travelling down dirt road, arrive at Army barracks. 01:01:19 (black and white) Army vehicles, labeled 104 HQ1. “HQ 1st BN 104th F.A. Message Center” sign. Soldiers sending telegrams. Map. 01:03:25 Camouflaged weapons. 01:05:16 (color) soldiers with map, dead fox. “104th Battalion” title. Play fighting. 01:08:15 Building, CU military car, vehicles lined

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The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 6 – Houston, Henderson, and FDR (1936)

This reel from the Orris D. Brown Collection contains footage from a number of events. The first part includes examples of early film credit techniques, footage of a then-modern, diesel electric streamlined train at Houston’s Railway Post Office, fireworks over Houston’s Buffalo Stadium, and scenes of Clara Mae Brown, Orris D. Brown’s mother, visiting family

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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 10 – Peace gathering for Iran-Iraq War (1982)

This home movie captures scenes of a peace gathering held in 1982 at Austin’s Wooldridge Square Park in response the Iran-Iraq War. After remaining uninvolved during the first two years of the war, in 1982, President Reagan took Iraq off the list of countries “supporting terrorismâ€ and began to sell them weapons. The protesters in

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