Intertitle: “Caribbean Cruise Reel No. 2” Intertitle: “Gatun Lake, Panama.” Shot of water, taken from moving boat. Intertitle: “Emergency Gates at Canal Locks.” Shot of gates and man in uniform. View of shore and cars on highway. Intertitle: “Locks at Pacific End of Gatun Lake.” View of locks from moving boat or vehicle. Shot of […]
Views of the schooner Bowdoin tied to the dock in Portland, Maine, June 16, 1934. Many visitors are on board, and the dock is crowded with visitors and family members of the crew on departure day. Nine young crew members pose on deck. Luther Holbrook is on far left, squatting. Other members of the crew […]
A few shots of four women, including the women doing a kick line and petting a dog. A shot of a field of flowers. A few shots of a waterfall. A shot of a scenic landscape with hills and houses. Footage of a ferry shot from on the boat, including cars getting on to the […]
Footage of a beach and a rocky shoreline, including people walking along the beach and playing on the rocks. A few shots of flowers in a garden. A few shots of an older man and woman working in a vegetable garden. Footage of a parade, including marching bands, boy scouts, fire engines and cars.
Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 36: ‘Summer & Winter 1970.’ Young boys dressed up. Girls also. Child late. Looking lost. All starting off down the street. (11:15-11:50). Raccoon. Searching the ground. (11:53-12:00). Children watching. Child pets raccoon. Then others dare. Holding its face up for […]
Two shots of a city in the distance shot from a busy street with cars passing in front of the camera. Footage of wild animals, some of which are seen from behind fences, including some large birds, a squirrel, a moose, and a camel and some llamas in a zoo. Footage of Niagara Falls. A […]
The J.R. Nelson, Jr. Collection, no. 10 – American West Road Trip, Carlsbad Caverns and Grand Canyon
This multi-reel home movie captures the Nelson family as they take a road trip across the American Southwest, headed to California via Carlsbad Caverns and the Grand Canyon.
This home movie features silent, black-and-white footage of the Salt Grass Trail Ride in 1956. The kick-off event for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (previously known as the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exhibition), the trail ride began in 1952 after four cowmen decided to reenact the journey of pioneer cattlemen taking their […]
This home movie features silent footage of participants lining up and leaving Brenham for the 1958 Salt Grass Trail Ride. The kick-off event for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (previously known as the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exhibition), the trail ride began in 1952 after four cowmen decided to reenact the journey […]