Home movie picturing Mt. Shasta, Yellowstone National Park and steamship journey aboard S.S. Octorara to Buffalo, ca. early 1930s.
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.
Home movies shot by travelers visiting Detroit, Michigan and Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1951. Shows displays and possibly a parade associated with the Detroit 200th Anniversary Celebration, scenes of Belle Isle Bridge and ferries, downtown street scenes, and high-angle shots and street scenes in Milwaukee.
Scenes shot on San Francisco Bay during Fleet Week (ca. 1929-31), on a lake and at a zoo.
Home movie shot at Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The film features winter scenes of the orphanage, including shots of ministers, nuns, children posing outside, children sledding, boys riding bicycles and a commuter railroad train.
B&W home movie of a trip to Los Angeles, California for the 1932 Olympics. Includes railroad footage of the Sierra Nevada, an Olympic procession, a tour of a Japanese garden, an Olympic track and field event, a crowded Los Angeles beach and a visit to an unknown grove and estate.
B&W home movie of a spring or summer visit to a farm, followed by footage of an Indiana State fair and more urban residential scenes of a Thanksgiving gathering. Includes footage of airplanes and automobiles.