Query: Amateur films
Martin D. Bruner sample video
Creators:
Bruner, Martin D.
Dates:
1991
Size:
1 Videocassettes (VHS) (Approximately 63 minutes)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2008.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video created by John M.R. Bruner to provide historical insight into his father's amateur film collection for the Human Studies Film Archives. The video is an example of the value of documenting amateur film collections and saving contextual materials. Dr. Bruner shows the projector, a reel of film and the …

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in HSFA.2008.15 for Amateur films
Young Family Home Movies
Creators:
Young family
Young, Wilbur
Dates:
circa 1926-1939
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0718
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Home movies documenting the Young family of suburban Northern Virginia. Records family members at home, at play, participating in family activities and celebrations.

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Harry B. Taylor films
Creators:
Taylor, Harry B.
Dates:
circa 1928-1934
Size:
16 Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 4,500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2016.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Harry B. Taylor films contain amateur film recording daily life in an American missionary community (Episcopal Diocese of Wuhu renamed the Diocese of Anking) for promotional and fundraising purposes as well as personal use. Film footage also includes rural and village life in China and family home movies in the United States.

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in HSFA.2016.19 for Amateur films
Joseph Ross Travel Film Collection
Dates:
1937-1961
Size:
17 Reels (16mm, black and white/color, silent. camera original reversal/print, 18,180 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2018.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Little is known about the filmmaker Joseph Ross He travelled extensively and also had an intense interest in gardens and gardening. The films reflect these interests. Although most document his travels, several were shot around his home of gardens being planted and mature gardens.

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in HSFA.2018.02 for Amateur films
John W. Moyer films
Creators:
Moyer, John W. (John William)
Dates:
1938-1965
Size:
Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film footage shot in India ca. 1965, amateur edited film on India from footage, amateur edited film, YELLOWSTONE (1938). 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 …

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in HSFA.1998.02 for Amateur films
Memories of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Pezzano, Frank J., 1908-1983
Dates:
1939-1940
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0592
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, titled "Memories of the New York World's Fair" by filmmaker Frank J. Pezzano documents the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Pezzano edited the film and included hand-drawn and typed intertitles identifying the various locations and activities he filmed.

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Walter Link travel films
Creators:
Link, Walter, 1902-1982
Dates:
circa 1930-1969
Size:
22 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 16,447 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.22
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film footage shot by geologist Walter O. Link of oil exploration in Indonesia and Borneo and amateur travel films shot in Brazil, Peru, Caribbean, China, Europe, United States, North Africa, Australia and the Arctic. Collection also contains home movies. Please note that the contents of the collection and the …

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in HSFA.2004.22 for Amateur films
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)
Dates:
1940 - Ongoing
Size:
825 Digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.SC.0001
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Great Migration is a unique, ongoing digitization service program that partners the National Museum of African American History and Culture with individuals across the United States to preserve their important analog audiovisual media. While major motion picture film and television historically lacked diverse representation, black history was instinctively being preserved in everyday home movies. Today, these personal narratives serve as an invaluable tool for understanding and re-framing black moving image history, and provide a much needed visualization of African American history and culture.

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Scudder Mekeel films
Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
circa 1930-1945
Size:
2 Film reels (60 minutes, black-and-white silent; 2155 feet)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film shot by Scudder McKeel of Central America, Sun dance and misc. Collection also contains still film and clippings. 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 …

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in HSFA.1992.08 for Amateur films
Foppe Hooghiemstra films of Namibia
Creators:
Hooghiemstra, Foppe
Dates:
1957-1959
Size:
2 Film reels (59 minutes, color silent; 800 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2018.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage shot by Foppe Hooghiemstra of the Laurence Marshall family expeditions to Namibia, 1957-58 and 1959. Hooghiemstra was a mechanic and shot his own amateur films of his experience. Film footage includes trucks travelling through various terrains and wildlife encountered. He also captures Ju/'hoansi (N!ai featured in "N!ai …

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