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by Unknown
movies

eye 102,418

favorite 253

comment 4

Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 16,757

favorite 86

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 23,628

favorite 59

comment 7

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

eye 13,038

favorite 26

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (found on 0164_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_04_00_47_00)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 38,353

favorite 53

comment 6

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Spielvogel (Bert)
movies

eye 8,724

favorite 19

comment 1

Nighttime action at an outdoor rodeo, shot on a cross-country road trip.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, U.S.: West, Rural America
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 8,925

favorite 17

comment 2

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 18,291

favorite 161

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 10,384

favorite 17

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 5,011

favorite 90

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 32,269

favorite 52

comment 2

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 4,837

favorite 86

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 27,635

favorite 23

comment 5

Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 2,338

favorite 9

comment 1

Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 48,982

favorite 74

comment 2

Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 12,240

favorite 27

comment 2

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 20,422

favorite 81

comment 8

Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 21,518

favorite 34

comment 5

Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34, New York City
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 11,300

favorite 43

comment 4

Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs, San Francisco Bay Area
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 12,005

favorite 71

comment 5

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 7,925

favorite 7

comment 2

Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,388

favorite 54

comment 2

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 14,612

favorite 85

comment 2

Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, California: Scenics, Oregon: Scenics
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,652

favorite 14

comment 3

Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 25,722

favorite 23

comment 2

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Levy Family
movies

eye 7,221

favorite 20

comment 3

Bethlehem in 1933.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Middle East
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 19,335

favorite 30

comment 3

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 ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 59,189

favorite 130

comment 7

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 10,282

favorite 37

comment 2

Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Aviation: Commercial
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 9,671

favorite 18

comment 1

Home Movie PA 097836
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 16,560

favorite 18

comment 2

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 23,530

favorite 44

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 9,238

favorite 31

comment 3

Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 3,918

favorite 66

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 19,986

favorite 71

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 34,069

favorite 91

comment 15

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 7,814

favorite 21

comment 4

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 9,135

favorite 9

comment 1

Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 13,270

favorite 30

comment 5

Pre-World War II San Francisco scenics.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 10,799

favorite 23

comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 914

favorite 12

comment 0

1920s scenes of a family with teenage girls including close sisters, shown playing a range of games and dressing up in a range of costumes, including sidewalk games, a rowboat sequence, and practicing archery. Elders also shown.
Topics: 1920s, flapper era, flapper dresses, clouche hats, fox stole, twins, teenagers, girls, young women,...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 16,141

favorite 56

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 17,809

favorite 27

comment 5

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,487

favorite 20

comment 5

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This is from 0693_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_3_10_00_53_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies

eye 9,847

favorite 30

comment 5

Home movie shot at the Jerome (Arkansas) Relocation Center, ca. June 1944. Jerome was the last concentration camp for Japanese Americans to open and the first to close; upon its closing, detainees were transported to nearby Rohwer and camps in other states. This Kodachrome film was shot by an unknown cameraperson and found on eBay. Includes shots of camp civilian and military staff, camp buildings, Japanese Americans incarcerated in the camp, a high-school graduation, young people reading the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Japanese Americans, concentration camps, incarceration, racism, Asian Americans, Arkansas, World...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 26,329

favorite 50

comment 5

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 9,198

favorite 15

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 10,040

favorite 42

comment 3

Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,374

favorite 6

comment 1

Home Movie PA 096025 
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 096025
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 25,510

favorite 57

comment 4

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,001

favorite 30

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 28,739

favorite 84

comment 7

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,203

favorite 32

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (0664_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_21_00_35_00)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 3,529

favorite 37

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 29,890

favorite 100

comment 7

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
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...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 2,629

favorite 10

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 815

favorite 0

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home movie: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 14,550

favorite 19

comment 2

Riotous celebrations in San Francisco and Redwood City, California as soldiers, sailors and civilians celebrate the end of World War II.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Celebrations, Riots
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,958

favorite 27

comment 4

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 8,383

favorite 31

comment 4

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 1,922

favorite 26

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 12,335

favorite 36

comment 4

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 6,478

favorite 8

comment 0

Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 1,931

favorite 23

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 15,628

favorite 19

comment 2

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 17,923

favorite 44

comment 2

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
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,456

favorite 23

comment 2

Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This is from the beginning of 0693_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_3_10_00_53_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Home movie: 010054_001: 1940s Great Lakes recreations and Ohio parade
Topics: 1940s, Great Lakes, family, lakeshore, summer recreation, boating, fishing, civic parade, Ohio,...
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,...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 30,946

favorite 102

comment 6

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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,...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 8,129

favorite 54

comment 3

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