Home Movies: Can 11310: San Francisco Scenes, ca. 1929, with Newsreel Fragments of San Francisco Earthquake Damage, 1906

Reel combining duped newsreel fragments (origin not yet researched) picturing damage from 1906 San Francisco earthquake with home movies shot in and around San Francisco, ca. 1929. Scenes include: San Francisco waterfront, Nob Hill, point-of-view driving shots, view from Twin Peaks, and Ocean Beach.

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History of 303rd Field Artillery

Col. Redding chronicles the progress of the 303rd Field Artillery, primarily in Germany, includes DPs, POWs, and camps for Russian and Polish refugees.;Map of Marienbad. Footage of the spa town around May 5, 1945. Newspaper headlines: VE Day, “Churchill, King George Speak Today.” GIs on lawn in front of hotel. Radio. Roads with released German […]

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Jeanne and Frits Kan as bride and groom

Dutch intertitles. Home movie of two unknown children reenacting the courtship and wedding of Dutch Jews Frits Kan and Jeanne Bloch. The first section of the film introduces various children with a title and then a shot of that child. “Mei 4, 1924” Boy identified as Frits and a little girl, Jeanne, leaving a car […]

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1925 wedding of Dutch Jews (tinted 35mm print)

Dutch intertitles. Hand-tinted color home movie of two unknown children reenacting the courtship and wedding of Dutch Jews Frits Kan and Jeanne Bloch. The first section of the film introduces various children with a title and then a shot of that child. “Mei 4, 1924” Boy identified as Frits and a little girl, Jeanne, leaving […]

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Tennenbaum family films; Jewish life in Nazi Austria

Robert (Bobby) Tennenbaum (donor) as a young child just learning to walk. Bobby toddles along the path of a park and climbs stairs in a park in Baden, a suburb of Vienna. His relatives, including his grandparents and uncle, stand by to catch him in case he falls. Bobby plays with his cousin Edith. Lots […]

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Third Congress of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone of Germany

INT, meeting of the Third Congress of the She’erit ha-Pletah in Bad Reichenhall, Germany. Shots of Jewish DPs (orthodox and secular) in attendance, the press, voting, speakers, and the stage with featured participants. Spectators touring a photograph exhibition. 01:02:53 Short dark sequence of Yizkor ceremony, followed by more images of the exhibition, including CUs of […]

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Vosskamp family takes a summer holiday near Offenburg

The Vosskamp family plays outside on a summer holiday. A man pushes a woman and child on a tree swing;others swim. Children dig in a sandbox. Three of the family members (Johannes’s brother in Lederhoesen?) go hiking in the hills. They come across an old lady with whom they stop and chat. Waterfalls. The children […]

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Home movies of Fuchs family at the beach

Friends of Hana’s parents — Oskar Fuchs and Rosa (Krasa) Fuchs — (one identified as Dr. Spousta) walking down street, car in BG. At right, Olga Klepetarova (Hana’s aunt) drinking coffee with her friends. Boys on bicycles, including Hana’s brother Jiri (George). At beach with frisbee. 01:01:50 Hana crawling at beach with her friend Inge, […]

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Home movies of Fuchs family at the beach

Boy playing on rings, jungle gym. 01:01:02 Swimming, playing in water. 01:03:11 Hana’s brother Jiri on bench eating. Fuchs family dressed well, preparing for departure. Eating at table, garden, playing cards (game called Marias). 01:03:55 Older woman? 01:04:06 at restaurant. 01:05:03 CUs of girls. Hana with tennis racket. 01:06:14 Hana’s parents Oskar Fuchs and Rosa […]

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