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To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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by Unknown
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favorite 383

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Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favorite 86

comment 5

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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favorite 333

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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eye 11,292

favorite 194

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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favorite 37

comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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eye 7,385

favorite 123

comment 2

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 22,620

favorite 310

comment 14

Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
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eye 28,966

favorite 32

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Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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eye 19,329

favorite 82

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 22,184

favorite 97

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170003_apparent_alt: 1940s Northern California landscapes Pitt River to NASA Ames
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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eye 3,637

favorite 18

comment 0

Home movie: 098168: 1960s Canada family with two boys
Topics: 1960s, Canada, home, family, domestic, Mom, 1960s fashions, boys, cat
Home movie: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
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eye 11,185

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Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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favorite 34

comment 0

Home movie: 170004_003: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station
Home movie: 170004_001: 1940s Russian River trip and California agriculture
Topics: 1940s, California, Russian River, tourism, Guerneville, wildlife, hunting, road trip, play, humor,...
Home movie: 170004_007: 1940s California family life and taxidermy room
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County family, babies, children, taxidermy room, taxidermy
Home movie: 170003_E: 1940s California landscapes with dam construction
Topics: 1940s, California, dams, dam construction, Shasta Dam, Sierra mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead,...
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favorite 5

comment 0

Home movie: 097823: 1920s, 1930s Havana Cuba with winter hiking
Topics: 1920s, 1930s, Havana, Cuba, city streets, ship lock, canal, forest fire, circus, circus tent...
Home movie: 170003: 1940s California road trip, landscapes, agriculture, blimps
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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Home movie: 170003_D: 1940s California peach harvest soft focus
Topics: 1940s, California agriculture, orchards, peaches, peach harvest, soft focus
Home movie: 170001_001: California agricultural life and landscapes with shipwreck
Topics: 1940s, California, delta, Bay Area, landscapes, farm family, rural life, agriculture, Sunol water...
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Home movie: 170004_002: 1940s California agriculture and Bay Area
Topics: 1940s, California, agriculture, peaches, orchard, harvest, San Francisco, Telegraph Hill, tourism,...
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eye 9,356

favorite 75

comment 3

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
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eye 27,695

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170005_001: California and Oregon places with Celilo Falls
Topics: 1940s, California, Visalia, parade, Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River gorge, Crown Point,...
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Home movie: 170006_001: 1930s Oregon tourism and Calexico
Topics: 1930s, Oregon, Crater Lake, chipmunk, Crooked River, dam construction, Calexico, schools, school...
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favorite 152

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (partially on 4156_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_6)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Home movie: 010069: 1960s teenagers at a dance with Florida and home
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Florida, tourism, alligator, swamp tour, beach, family, Christmas, girls, gifts, teenagers,...
Home movie: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
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favorite 7

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Home movie: 000487: 1960 Russian River vacation
Topics: 1960, Russian River, California, family vacation, Shasta Dam, Weaverville, fly fishing
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favorite 64

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 3,139

favorite 12

comment 0

Home movie: 170004_004: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station, dam, reservoir, Lake...
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favorite 39

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
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Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
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Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favorite 9

comment 0

Home movie: 098161: 1950s Georgia family and neighbors
Topics: 1950s, working-class family, integrated neighborhood, Georgia, families, military family, army...
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The 1936 New Year's Party
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home movies
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comment 0

Home movie: 098055a: 1940s three toddlers and zoo
Topics: 1940s, three toddlers, young children, zoo, pet rabbit
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favorite 15

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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eye 31,147

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Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
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by Weirton Steel Company
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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Home movie: 098150: 1950s Brandeis University graduation and train wreck
Topics: 1950s, New Jersey, birthday party, Brandeis University, graduation, train wreck, snow, emergency...
Home movie: 010131_001: 1950s amateur film of women at beach in La Jolla
Topics: 1950s, filmmaking, technical, film, color balance, California, Route 1, coast, La Jolla, amateur...
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Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home movie: 010129_001: 1950s Pennsylvania road trip and New York City
Topics: 1950s, Pennsylvania, highway, Kittatinny Mountain, Blue Mountains, Pittsburgh, funnicular, home,...
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Viewing notes state: Boys fight Girl dances Girl with bike Grandparents 75th wedding anniversary Girl with baton and rides a tree trunk Girls put on a show Posing in a cemetery
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. From 0165_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_4_06_00_39_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Weirton Steel Company
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favorite 56

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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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12 min., black and white, late 1960s. Surreptitiously filmed at the 7th Avenue Subway platform, capturing a cross section of New Yorkers waiting for trains: working people, fashionable people, families, hippies, kids, and older adults. Most do not notice the camera.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: New York, subway, 7th Avenue, work, workers, hippies, 1960s, fashion, African-American, surveillance
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favorite 17

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home Movie PA 097836
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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17 min., color: Road trip through the Northwest Territories and Yukon on the ALCAN Highway, with landscape and wildlife scenery including rivers, a car ferry across the Mackenzie, Alexandra Falls, and road signs. 2-minute standalone sequence is rooftop observations of people in a city attending a gathering in 19th century historic costumes, c. 1970.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Canada, Northwest Territories, Yukon, ALCAN, Alaska Highway, Mackenzie River, Hay River, Alexandra...
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favorite 102

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Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This footage is on 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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favorite 5

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Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, camp, Emmaus Boys Camp, 1930s, Missouri
17 minute reel from a New York family documenting the construction of the London Terrace apartments and the Parc Vendome apartments, with the last half showing a wealthy family at leisure at Lake George in the Adirondacks, boating, camping, fishing.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: New York, Adirondacks, construction, labor, 1929, architecture, building, wealth, leisure, boating,...
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movies

eye 1,937

favorite 3

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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movies

eye 3,054

favorite 18

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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favorite 57

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0629 PA8770 [Parade in New York] 16 Koda orig pix
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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Home movie: 098114: 1950s Oakland California family
Topics: 1950s, California, Oakland, family, home, children, Muir Wood, Oakland neighborhoods, kinetic...
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eye 2,761

favorite 34

comment 1

Viewing notes state: Linda in hospital with baby baby through glass (long) more baby shots Xmas girl’s birthday baby with bad haircut parents with baby (Johnny Carson on TV) more baby shots
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home movie: 000404: 1950s African American family, Long Beach
Topics: 1954, Long Beach, African American family, California, airplane, tourism, San Francisco
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favorite 76

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies

eye 1,644

favorite 11

comment 1

Home Movie PA 000233
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 000233
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7 min., color and BW: Central Park (forward through first 53 seconds, then:) park festival scenes, hippies, excited kids, live music, rock and roll, a mime show, marionette show, "Save the Park" event, upper East side street scenes, gay men on a front stoop, a motorcycle
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Central Park, New York, hippies, marionettes, rock and roll, concert, families, counterculture,...
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movies

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favorite 5

comment 1

Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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eye 1,532

favorite 14

comment 1

Home Movie PA 000115
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 000115
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by Weirton Steel Company
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eye 40,589

favorite 60

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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Home movie: 010072_001: 1950s cabin at the lake birthday party and Christmas
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1950s, family, young girls, knotty pine, camp, lake, lakeshore, recreation, cigarettes, smoking,...