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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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Creators:
Pezzano, John A.
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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Creators:
Brown Photo Service, Minneapolis, Minn.
Sylvia, Marshall
La Crosse Film Service (La Crosse, Wis.)
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
74 Items (1 folder including photoprints)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0319
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains 74 unmounted silver gelatin photoprints. Sizes range from typical amateur rollfilm snapshots up to 5" x 7" enlargements. A typical range of snapshot subjects is included, such as a wedding group, informal portraits, including people with automobiles, landscapes and waterfalls (including the Temperance River and Gooseberry ...

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Creators:
Crittenden, Evie
Oster, Marvin L.
Oster, Marvin L.
Dates:
circa 1920-1940
Size:
22 Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; black-and-white silent print; 16,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2000.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Primarily amateur travel films willed to Smithsonian by Marvin L. Oster. Travel includes Egypt, Scotland, Marrakech, Benares, Ankor, Monte Carlo in the late 1920s and 1930s. 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 As an historical document, ...

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Creators:
Hay, Benjamin Harrison
Dates:
circa 1930-1940
Size:
2 Film reels (33 minutes, black-and-white silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting coal mine operation and other activities in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania filmed by Mr. Wettereau's uncle, Benjamin Hay. Footage shows local people, school children, mine workers and miners, and a man with a dog (collie) posing for camera or working. Much of the footage shows the daily workings of an anthracite coal mining oper...

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Creators:
Montague, Kate Bigelow
Dates:
circa 1920-1940
Size:
Film reels (6,000 feet; Kodacolor, black-and-white silent; color silent original reversal, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur footage taken by Kate Bigelow Montague of her travels during the 20s and 30. 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 offensi...

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Creators:
Hall, Whipple Spear
Dates:
circa 1930-1940
Size:
3 Film reels (950 feet, 16mm)
Photographs (290 images; prints)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films and photographs shot in the 1930s by American businessman Whipple S. Spear Hall. Locations include Philippines (including Manila), southeast Asia, Oceania, China, Papua New Guinea, Java and possibly Torres Strait. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time...

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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 language and terminology used...

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Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Creators:
Riva, Julia
Jones, Jophe
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
Dates:
1894-2000
bulk 1926-1980, undated
Size:
32 Cubic feet (70 boxes, 26 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0750
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Harry Warren Papers consists of original music manuscripts, scores, song sheets, commercial sheet music, bound scores, scripts, business records, correspondence (business, personal and fan), clippings, magazines, photographs, cassette tapes, LP records, posters and programs and personal memorabilia. The material documents the personal life and...

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