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by Unknown
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Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
1962 Pittsburgh Railway footage, 23 minutes in 16mm kodachrome, filmed by a rail fan on a chartered tour of the rail system. Extensive footage of downtown Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh bridges and industry, and also residential neighborhoods, exurban areas, and rail yards. Fuzz in the camera distracts from the image for about 10% of the running time.
Topics: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, railway, streetcar, bridges, woman with camera, man with camera,...
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favorite 118

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favorite 203

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
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favorite 2

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Home movie: 000687: 1961 Bahamas tourism
Topics: 1961, Bahamas, tourism, beaches, palms, city streets, airport
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Home Movie PA 097836
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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movies

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favorite 15

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favorite 103

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home movie: 097815: 1940s and 1950s party family
Topics: 1940s, home, young adults, records, LPs, smoking, playing, roughhouse, 1950s, maturity, small...
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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
Home movie: 010054_001: 1940s Great Lakes recreations and Ohio parade
Topics: 1940s, Great Lakes, family, lakeshore, summer recreation, boating, fishing, civic parade, Ohio,...
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favorite 14

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Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 7
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Lost Landscapes, San Francisco
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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by Weirton Steel Company
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favorite 55

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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eye 14,286

favorite 57

comment 2

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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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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eye 4,521

favorite 73

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 11,346

favorite 26

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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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eye 2,444

favorite 33

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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by Unknown
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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
Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
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favorite 46

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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Home movie shot at the Jerome (Arkansas) Relocation Center, ca. June 1944. Jerome was the last concentration camp for Japanese Americans to open and the first to close; upon its closing, detainees were transported to nearby Rohwer and camps in other states. This Kodachrome film was shot by an unknown cameraperson and found on eBay. Includes shots of camp civilian and military staff, camp buildings, Japanese Americans incarcerated in the camp, a high-school graduation, young people reading the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Japanese Americans, concentration camps, incarceration, racism, Asian Americans, Arkansas, World...
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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1920s scenes of a family with teenage girls including close sisters, shown playing a range of games and dressing up in a range of costumes, including sidewalk games, a rowboat sequence, and practicing archery. Elders also shown.
Topics: 1920s, flapper era, flapper dresses, clouche hats, fox stole, twins, teenagers, girls, young women,...
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Home movie: 010069: 1960s teenagers at a dance with Florida and home
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Florida, tourism, alligator, swamp tour, beach, family, Christmas, girls, gifts, teenagers,...
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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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Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, camp, Emmaus Boys Camp, 1930s, Missouri
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favorite 61

comment 3

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 ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies

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favorite 1

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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3:30 min., color: Brief, vivid scenes of 1966 New York: Statue of Liberty Ferry, Times Square, Trinity Church, grave of Alexander Hamilton]
Topics: 1966, New York, Manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Pan Am, Trinity Church, Alexander...
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favorite 20

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Home movie: 170004_003: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station
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Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
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,...
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: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
Home movie: 170004_007: 1940s California family life and taxidermy room
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County family, babies, children, taxidermy room, taxidermy
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by Weirton Steel Company
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eye 18,185

favorite 49

comment 2

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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eye 20,311

favorite 75

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
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favorite 84

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. From 0165_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_4_06_00_39_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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favorite 26

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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
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favorite 3

comment 1

Home Movie PA 11022
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 11022
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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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Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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
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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
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favorite 27

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

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Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34, New York City
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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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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies

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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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 ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Central Park, New York, hippies, marionettes, rock and roll, concert, families, counterculture,...
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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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Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
Home movie: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
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by Unknown
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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
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Home movie: 000689: 1970 backyard picnic
Topics: 1970, backyard picnic, family, lake shore
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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favorite 15

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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favorite 0

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Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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comment 0

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: 010232_001: 1940s Illinois rural life and strike
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1940s, Illinois, World War II, Caterpillar Tractor Protest, farm, rural life, parade, protest,...
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Home movie: 000424_Buffalo: 1947 Buffalo, NY, snow storm
Topics: 1947, Buffalo, New York, city streets, snow
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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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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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home Movie PA 096025 
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 096025
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favorite 11

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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