Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the George Rhoades films of National Parks and other travels, circa 1940-1959

Collection ID:
Rhoades, George
circa 1940-1959
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
42 Film reels
color silent; 5400 feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage taken by George Rhoades of his and his wife, Betty's travels in the United States. George Rhoades was an attorney for the Interior Department. Footage includes the following locations: Arizona, California, Nevada, Glacier Park, Grand Canyon, Hawaii, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Tournament of Roses and Rose Bowl, Utah, Brighton Alta, Sun Valley, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Cheyenne Frontier Days, Lander Wyoming Rodeo, Washington, Montana, Canada, Niagra, Watkins Glen, Boston, Hartford, New York City, Atlantic City, Valley Forge, Spring Lake, Virginia, District of Columbia, Hyde Park, St. Lawrence River, and Gaspe.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Custodial History
Previously titled "George Rhoades Footage of National Parks and Other Travels ca. 1940-1959."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Kenneth O. Fugate in 2000.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
George Rhoades films of National Parks and other travels, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Number
Local Number
HSFA 2000.7.1

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746