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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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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 PA 097836
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
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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.
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Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
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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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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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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...
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Topics: Japanese Americans, concentration camps, incarceration, racism, Asian Americans, Arkansas, World...
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home movie: 000454: 1920s Europe: Rhine River, Alps, Versailles
Topics: 1920s, Rhine river, Germany, Switzerland, France, cruise, Ehrenbreistein, Lorelei, Heidelberg,...
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...
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Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
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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: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
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Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
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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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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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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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Topic: need meta
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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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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Viewing notes state: Linda in hospital with baby baby through glass (long) more baby shots Xmas girl’s birthday baby with bad haircut parents with baby (Johnny Carson on TV) more baby shots
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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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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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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
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Topics: Central Park, New York, hippies, marionettes, rock and roll, concert, families, counterculture,...
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Home movie: 098168: 1960s Canada family with two boys
Topics: 1960s, Canada, home, family, domestic, Mom, 1960s fashions, boys, cat
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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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
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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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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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14 min., color: Continues from 098193: shipboard and coastal small town scenes in Mexico, from an American tourist perspective. Architecture, murals, Mexico town scenes, Port of Long Beach.
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Topics: 1966, cruise, Canadian Pacific Steamship, Princess Cruise, Acapulco, Mexico, MX, air travel,...
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Home Movie PA 000115
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Topic: Home Movie PA 000115
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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)
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
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Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
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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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0697 PA8660 Amateur Film: Navy Initiation at Sea
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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: 170003_E: 1940s California landscapes with dam construction
Topics: 1940s, California, dams, dam construction, Shasta Dam, Sierra mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead,...
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To come.
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Topics: home movies, prelinger, families, 1920s
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Home movie: 000559: 1956 wedding reception
Topics: 1956, wedding reception, Jewish wedding, dancing
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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.
Topics: New York, subway, 7th Avenue, work, workers, hippies, 1960s, fashion, African-American, surveillance
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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 ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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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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Home movie: 000571-2: 1950s
Topics: 1950s, New York, home, family, wedding anniversary, beach, picnic, ocean, swim, tractor pull...
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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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Home movie: 170006_001: 1930s Oregon tourism and Calexico
Topics: 1930s, Oregon, Crater Lake, chipmunk, Crooked River, dam construction, Calexico, schools, school...
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Riotous celebrations in San Francisco and Redwood City, California as soldiers, sailors and civilians celebrate the end of World War II.
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Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Celebrations, Riots
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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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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Home Movie PA 000218
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Topic: Home Movie PA 000218
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Home movie: 098055b: 1940s Washington, DC home and tourism
Topics: 1940s, brick homes, row housing, Washington, DC, Washington Monument, tomb of the unknown soldier
Home movie: 170005_001: California and Oregon places with Celilo Falls
Topics: 1940s, California, Visalia, parade, Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River gorge, Crown Point,...
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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
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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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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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Original can indicates Mexico, 1939.
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Topics: home movies, prelinger, Mexico
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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
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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This 16mm home movie clip shows a wild ride through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Movie marquees help date the clip to around 1932. This film is from Prelinger Archives. Personal and community reuse is encouraged. For access to higher-resolution elements for commercial or production use, please contact rick@archive.org
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Topics: home movies, Los Angeles, 1930s, automobiles, motion picture marquees, theaters, Los Angeles City...
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...