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Screening notes: Dearborn Inn / VS Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Mich. / Children playing on sand dunes / Kids on slide / Great Lakes port and pierside, steamship Elba / swimming in lake / Cottage by lake / Christmas tree with many presents beneath / doll / opening presents / Little Lulu picture puzzle / jewelry […]
Footage of the National Mall in Washington D.C., including the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. Footage of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. A few shots of a horse- driven mill amidst the hay. A few shots of dilapidated wooden buildings. A few shots of the ruins of a fort. A few shots […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Ayala family visiting the Alamo in San Antonio. The family takes a tour, poses for photographs in front of the mission, and enjoys Alamo Plaza. Also included are scenes of the family having a picnic and swimming at a park in the area.
This home movie captures scenes of operations at oil rigs in Abilene run by Lamar Moore’s two drilling companies, Moore and Moore Drilling Co. and Moutray-Moore Drilling Co. Scenes of the machinery in operation and drilling teams working on the rigs are included.
Griffith Park Children’s Zoo (Los Angeles Zoo) and San Diego Zoo: chimpanzee playing with doll;children visiting animal habitats – seals, ducks. Babies, toddlers, and school chidren at petting zoo with goats, llama, deer. Chimp plays with blanket as zoo visitors observe from fence.
Arthur Smith was born in Silver Spring, Nevada in 1909 and passed away in 2000 after having lived in the Bay Area and Big Bear Lake, California. According to his typewritten autobiography, after high school he began working for the Pacific Telephone Company as a telephone repairman. He was asked by the company to make […]
title at head: “Robert Takes Phyllis for an Airplane Ride — Detroit Metro Airport, Oct. 30, 1960”;This is a lackluster reel compared to the rest of the Croft material.
Footage of a river and the surrounding area, including a road passing by the river, water rushing through a small gorge at Snow Falls, animals grazing in a field nearby, people standing by their houses, factories along the shores, a train yard, a sign that reads, “Spring Water”, and bridges. Footage of a picnic, including […]