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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
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Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home movie: 010036_001: 1930s Vassar College campus and students
Topics: 1930, 1931, Vassar College, campus, students, co-education, women’s education, picnic,...
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comment 4

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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comment 2

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
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Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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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
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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
Home movie: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
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Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
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Home movie: 098168: 1960s Canada family with two boys
Topics: 1960s, Canada, home, family, domestic, Mom, 1960s fashions, boys, cat
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favorite 81

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home movie: 170003_apparent_alt: 1940s Northern California landscapes Pitt River to NASA Ames
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Home movie: 097823: 1920s, 1930s Havana Cuba with winter hiking
Topics: 1920s, 1930s, Havana, Cuba, city streets, ship lock, canal, forest fire, circus, circus tent...
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Home movie: 170004_003: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station
Home movie: 170003_E: 1940s California landscapes with dam construction
Topics: 1940s, California, dams, dam construction, Shasta Dam, Sierra mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead,...
Home movie: 170004_007: 1940s California family life and taxidermy room
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County family, babies, children, taxidermy room, taxidermy
Home movie: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
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Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
Home movie: 170003: 1940s California road trip, landscapes, agriculture, blimps
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Home movie: 170006_001: 1930s Oregon tourism and Calexico
Topics: 1930s, Oregon, Crater Lake, chipmunk, Crooked River, dam construction, Calexico, schools, school...
Home movie: 170005_001: California and Oregon places with Celilo Falls
Topics: 1940s, California, Visalia, parade, Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River gorge, Crown Point,...
Home movie: 000425: 1970s Detroit family visits Utah, Nevada, California
Topics: 1970s, Detroit, family, cross-country, road trip, Utah, LDS, Tabernacle, Mormon tabernacle,...
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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.
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Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Home movie: 170004_001: 1940s Russian River trip and California agriculture
Topics: 1940s, California, Russian River, tourism, Guerneville, wildlife, hunting, road trip, play, humor,...
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Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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Home movie: 170004_002: 1940s California agriculture and Bay Area
Topics: 1940s, California, agriculture, peaches, orchard, harvest, San Francisco, Telegraph Hill, tourism,...
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The 1936 New Year's Party
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Topic: Home movies
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To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170001_001: California agricultural life and landscapes with shipwreck
Topics: 1940s, California, delta, Bay Area, landscapes, farm family, rural life, agriculture, Sunol water...
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Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
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Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
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Home movie: 170004_004: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station, dam, reservoir, Lake...
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Home movie: 170003_D: 1940s California peach harvest soft focus
Topics: 1940s, California agriculture, orchards, peaches, peach harvest, soft focus
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Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home movie: 000487: 1960 Russian River vacation
Topics: 1960, Russian River, California, family vacation, Shasta Dam, Weaverville, fly fishing
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Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
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Topics: home movies, prelinger, camp, Emmaus Boys Camp, 1930s, Missouri
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home Movie PA 097836
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
Home movie: 010131_001: 1950s amateur film of women at beach in La Jolla
Topics: 1950s, filmmaking, technical, film, color balance, California, Route 1, coast, La Jolla, amateur...
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7 min., color and BW: Central Park (forward through first 53 seconds, then:) park festival scenes, hippies, excited kids, live music, rock and roll, a mime show, marionette show, "Save the Park" event, upper East side street scenes, gay men on a front stoop, a motorcycle
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Central Park, New York, hippies, marionettes, rock and roll, concert, families, counterculture,...
Home movie: 098150: 1950s Brandeis University graduation and train wreck
Topics: 1950s, New Jersey, birthday party, Brandeis University, graduation, train wreck, snow, emergency...
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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
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Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
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12 min., black and white, late 1960s. Surreptitiously filmed at the 7th Avenue Subway platform, capturing a cross section of New Yorkers waiting for trains: working people, fashionable people, families, hippies, kids, and older adults. Most do not notice the camera.
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Topics: New York, subway, 7th Avenue, work, workers, hippies, 1960s, fashion, African-American, surveillance
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Home movie: 010069: 1960s teenagers at a dance with Florida and home
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Topics: 1960s, Florida, tourism, alligator, swamp tour, beach, family, Christmas, girls, gifts, teenagers,...
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17 min., color: Road trip through the Northwest Territories and Yukon on the ALCAN Highway, with landscape and wildlife scenery including rivers, a car ferry across the Mackenzie, Alexandra Falls, and road signs. 2-minute standalone sequence is rooftop observations of people in a city attending a gathering in 19th century historic costumes, c. 1970.
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Topics: Canada, Northwest Territories, Yukon, ALCAN, Alaska Highway, Mackenzie River, Hay River, Alexandra...
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Viewing notes state: Boys fight Girl dances Girl with bike Grandparents 75th wedding anniversary Girl with baton and rides a tree trunk Girls put on a show Posing in a cemetery
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Home movie: 098161: 1950s Georgia family and neighbors
Topics: 1950s, working-class family, integrated neighborhood, Georgia, families, military family, army...
Home movie: 010107: 1928 New York City Central Park and Hunters Island
Topics: 1928, New York City, City Hall, Hunters Island, Central Park, 1920s fashions, sledding, beach,...
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Home Movie PA 000233
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 000233
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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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.
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Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
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0629 PA8770 [Parade in New York] 16 Koda orig pix
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Topic: need meta
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Can markings state: Davis Buffalo Drumlins Debbie __ Rainbow Shows Vernon NY
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, New York (State), Buffalo
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Home movie: 098055a: 1940s three toddlers and zoo
Topics: 1940s, three toddlers, young children, zoo, pet rabbit
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comment 2

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home movie: 000429: 1970s California hippie farmers
Topics: 1970s, California, hippie, youth, farm workers, harvesting, sorting produce
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comment 1

Home Movie PA 000115
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Topic: Home Movie PA 000115
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Home movie: 000567: 1970s Massachusetts teenagers
Topics: 1960s, 1970s, Massachusetts, home, family, summer camp, teenagers dancing, Camp Kippewa, Quebec,...
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Home movie: 000587: 1950s winter wedding and pet budgie
Topics: 1950s, wedding, winter, bride in snow, working-class, home interiors, affection, mechanic, budgie,...
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Home movie, 1966: Family tours Niagara Falls, plays around at home, visits the Cedar Point Amusement Park and rides the Lake Erie Model Railroad
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Topics: Amusement Park, Niagara Falls, New York, Ohio, Cedar Point, Lake Erie Model Railroad, brick homes