[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 42

A shot of three men holding large, dead game birds. A shot of workers and pack mules carrying large, wooden poles. Footage of ruins, including a few bridges and shots along the river the bridges had previously spanned. Footage of a small village in Turkey, including a group shot of local men. Footage of ornate […]

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 10

Footage of a riverbank shot from the river including shots of buildings, temples, boats passing by, ferries unloading people on the shore, locals on the bank and in the river working, swimming, washing clothes, etc. and an ornate private barge being rowed down the river. Footage of a temple garden with a reflecting pool and […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 7

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 7: ‘1954 & 55.’ Playing in the snow. Coasting (13:09). Preteen boys with mortarboard (13:40). Singing. In actor costumes too. Gal with parasol. With boat. Bunch in sailor hats saluting (13:40). Bus unloading. trip to Boston?. Picnic at science museum. […]

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