This home movie opens with shots of swimmers wading in the shores of Lake Michigan. It then transitions to a scenic drive through Chicago neighorhoods, including a drivers POV down Martin Luher King Boulevard in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Establishments featured include the Regal Cinema, Vito’s Super Mart, Essex Motel and Church of Divine Guidance.
This is footage of a homecoming parade for Ball State University that takes place in the fall of 1968, featuring costumes inspired by Disney characters. Following the footage of the parade, there is footage depicting two of the Godman brothers playing in a pile of leaves in a yard.
This is footage of the Godman and Howenstein families boarding and taking a riverboat cruise along the Chicago river. David Godman (age: 3 1/2) and Andy Godman (age: 1 1/2) are seen on the boat. Iconic buildings of the Chicago skyline, such as the Hancock building, are seen.
This black and white film depicts a family trip to New York. Includes African American families lounging, fishing, and swimming near a body of water. Additional footage depicts an old woman and a young woman strolling arm in arm, children playing and a man hanging laundry. There are brief street scenes in front of the […]
World travels in the 1960s captured by William (Billy) Darbyshire. Colour, silent film, taking in the sites of the world from Asia to Europe and Africa to the Americas. On this reel, Billy travels to Taiping, Malaysia and Tarakan, Borneo and then journeys throughout Australia during 1961.
World travels in the 1960s captured by William (Billy) Darbyshire. Colour, silent film, taking in the sites of the world from Asia to Europe and Africa to the Americas. On this reel, Billy sets out from the sunny beaches of Sydney on his next journey. Folk dancing is shown aboard ship with destinations in Europe […]