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Home Movies

This collection of home movies includes amateur films and videotapes from the collections of the Center for Home Movies, the Prelinger Archives Home Movie Collection and many other home movie aficionados. This collection includes amateur productions, home movies and home videos of family activities, travelogues, dramas and a variety of homemade films from the last century, as well as ephemeral films about home movie making.



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The Center For Home Movies
The Center For Home Movies
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331
ITEMS
358,014
VIEWS
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Our mission is to transform the way people think about home movies by providing the means to discover, celebrate, and preserve them as cultural heritage.
Topic: home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 112,384

favorite 286

comment 4

Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 23,686

favorite 117

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 4,286

favorite 16

comment 1

Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 7,198

favorite 123

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,527

favorite 108

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
movies

eye 11,593

favorite 28

comment 3

Unidentified Super 8 surgery film. Donated to the Center for Home Movies collection by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movie, surgery
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 3,235

favorite 18

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 2,741

favorite 38

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 1,677

favorite 22

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 20,127

favorite 210

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 14,406

favorite 59

comment 2

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 11,450

favorite 26

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 28,398

favorite 26

comment 5

Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 8,983

favorite 9

comment 2

Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 26,510

favorite 25

comment 2

Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 4,629

favorite 78

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
collection
90
ITEMS
33,055
VIEWS
collection

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This is a wonderfully eclectic portfolio of film footage donated by Jack Burns. Jack hopes that sharing his collection of personal, family and unique films will inspire others to do the same. Jack hopes that people will enjoy watching these as much as he enjoyed taking the films.
Don Knuth Home Movies
collection
24
ITEMS
9,584
VIEWS
collection

eye 9,584

Digitized by the Internet Archive.
Topics: don knuth, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 34,553

favorite 93

comment 15

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This footage is on 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Lavelle Family Home Movies
Lavelle Family Home Movies
collection
12
ITEMS
9,061
VIEWS
collection

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Home movies shot on Super 8 and Regular 8mm film. Footage by David Lavelle, Sr. from 1955 to about 1979. Footage by Phyllis Lavelle from 1979-1984. Footage by Tim Lavelle from 1970-1980's. Chronicles a blue-collar Catholic family of six children growing up in San Francisco during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Their children begin to emerge in the 1970's. Also includes sub-collection of Deehan Family Home Movies, filmed on Regular 8mm film from 1950-1955 by Ken Deehan, largely in San Francisco and...
Kaplan Home Movies
collection
25
ITEMS
5,371
VIEWS
collection

eye 5,371

Digitized by the Internet Archive
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 16,908

favorite 61

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
movies

eye 29,084

favorite 66

comment 2

Shot by Gregg Arthur, of Marine Corps unit D Co/1st Battalion 26th Marine Regiment 5th Marine Division, on a Super 8mm Canon camera in 1966-67. Footage shows return from battle in Operation Deckhouse in Republic of Vietnam to Philippines, Subic Bay for re-supply, flight over Chu Lai area, and field hospital at Tien Shau. Copyright: All rights reserved. Licensing requests should go to Gregg Arthur at 2123421@cableone.net
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 39,596

favorite 55

comment 6

Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 196,673

favorite 88

comment 10

Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 2,887

favorite 1

comment 2

Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, camp, Emmaus Boys Camp, 1930s, Missouri
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 1,043

favorite 9

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 174,589

favorite 165

comment 7

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 59,614

favorite 138

comment 7

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (partially on 4156_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_6)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Don Knuth Home Movies
movies

eye 831

favorite 5

comment 0

dk
Topic: dk
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,292

favorite 32

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 896

favorite 9

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 652

favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 365

favorite 0

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 569

favorite 5

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Home Movies
movies

eye 1,065

favorite 6

comment 1

Christmas 1981
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Christmas 1981
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 678

favorite 7

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Home Movies
movies

eye 4,916

favorite 27

comment 1

Unidentified orphan 8mm home movie reel, circa 1950. Donated to the Center for Home Movies collection by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 4,549

favorite 35

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 12,360

favorite 75

comment 5

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 18,233

favorite 28

comment 5

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 30,204

favorite 108

comment 7

Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
Home Movies
movies

eye 1,847

favorite 6

comment 0

Summer 1982 / Summer 1983
Topic: Summer 1982 / Summer 1983
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 982

favorite 13

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 425

favorite 1

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 374

favorite 2

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 646

favorite 0

comment 1

Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 10,600

favorite 39

comment 2

Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Aviation: Commercial
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 363

favorite 0

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Home Movies
movies

eye 9,571

favorite 13

comment 2

Behind the scenes footage of a Spaghetti Western in production in Spain, 1975. Gorgeous footage that takes us right inside the extravagant, but totally lo-fi, sets and action. Diane Dobronte shares the story behind the film that goes behind the film: It was 1975 and my boyfriend,  Tony Anthony , had written, produced and was starring in an American-Italian co-production film called  Get Mean  – in the spaghetti western genre. Tony had already done several of these:  The Stranger in Town...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 1,768

favorite 22

comment 3

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 455

favorite 4

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 403

favorite 1

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 517

favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Home Movies
by Rodney K. Ketcham
movies

eye 4,037

favorite 31

comment 0

Ketcham family home scenes, New York and Pennsylvania, 1971-1976. Rodney K. Ketcham Collection: This large collection of 8mm and 16mm amateur films by Rodney Kenneth Ketcham is familial, yet international, in scope, showing both travel throughout the United States and abroad and domestic home movie scenes. Content notes are from Dr. Ketcham’s daughter Jerri Ketcham McDermott. Dr. Rodney Kenneth Ketcham (1909-2002), grew up in Lestershire, New York. Dr. Ketcham was a Cornell graduate (B.A....
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 409

favorite 0

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 24,533

favorite 63

comment 7

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 181,215

favorite 30

comment 7

Two unhappy-looking dogs, sporting an American flag, pull a dog cart and its juvenile cargo.
favoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Animals: Dogs, Transportation: Dog carts, Children
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 609

favorite 3

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 353

favorite 0

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 3,987

favorite 48

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
by Robbins Barstow
movies

eye 376,566

favorite 34

comment 11

Sixteen year old Robbins Barstow, an Amateur Cinema League member and a fan of Johnny Weissmuller's Tarzan movies, rounded up his siblings and friends and led them into the wilds of Granby, Connecticut for this epic tale of a journey into Edgar Rice Burroughs' Africa. Also available with commentary by the filmmaker on the DVD "Living Room Cinema: Films From Home Movie Day, Vol. I".
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: home movie, Barstow Travel Adventure.
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffman
movies

eye 383

favorite 1

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffman (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffman dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 1,067

favorite 4

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 3,003

favorite 36

comment 3

Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 400

favorite 2

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,765

favorite 26

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (found on 0164_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_04_00_47_00)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 466

favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 316

favorite 1

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Henry & Elizabeth Dewenter
movies

eye 1,738

favorite 8

comment 0

Henry John Dewenter was born in Peckelsheim, Germany in 1884. Elizabeth Auer was born in Austria in 1889. Both immigrated to the US in 1907. They were married in 1914 in Los Angeles. They purchased land in Southern California, and oil was discovered on the property. They built up an orange ranch north of La Verne, California, now on the National Register of Historic Places (listed as the DeWenter Ranch/DeWenter Mansion). The elder Henry Dewenter passed away in LA in 1954 and Elizabeth passed...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 15,017

favorite 92

comment 2

Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, California: Scenics, Oregon: Scenics
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 26,725

favorite 54

comment 5

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffman
movies

eye 527

favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffman (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffman dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 2,101

favorite 32

comment 3

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger