The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 13 – Trips to the Wider Caribbean Region

This home movie captures scenes of trips to various South and Central American countries between 1926 and 1934, including Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and the United States Virgin Islands. In addition to sightseeing footage, the film highlights the means of transport to these destinations, from ocean liners to trains

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The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 14 РTrip to Cura̤ao, Venezuela, and Haiti (1927)

In this home movie from 1927, the Hopkins family travels to the Caribbean region, visiting Curaçao, Venezuela, and Haiti. During their vacation, the family tours the cities of Willemstad and Caracas Bay in Curaçao before journeying to Puerto Cabello in Venezuela. From there, the Hopkinses board a steamer ship, the S.S. Oranje-Nassau, to take them

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The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 18 – Mardi Gras in Caracas (1927)

In this home movie from 1927, the Hopkins family attends a Mardi Gras celebration in Caracas, Venezuela. During the parade, costumed revelers toss streamers and beads from cars. Following the festivities, locals gather in the streets for a dance party.

The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 17 – Trip to Venezuela (1927)

In this home movie from 1927, E.B. Hopkins travels to Maracay, Venezuela. While in and around the city, he visits the former plantation of Sim