Ruth Parker Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (300 ft.) : si,. b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (250 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1930 - 1940
Summary
Collection contains home movies including scenes of winter and summer family activities, boating and barbecue. Collection also contains an educational/cultural work: "World's Fair: Wings of a Century" by the Burton Holmes Film Co. includes scenes of fair exhibits re-enacting different periods of American transportation history.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Ruth Parker lived in Maine. The 1933-1934 World's Fair opened May 27 in Chicago.
Genre(s)
Amateur, Educational
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 2
Showing 1 - 2 of 2:
1) [unidentified--home movies]
Amateur: Snowy street, large homes. Snow on coast. Ocean. Men with boat. Old car on snowy road. Homes. 'Curly Meserve' sign on truck. Man waving. Icy bay. Winter scenes end. Bay with me...more
2) World's Fair: Wings of a Century
NHF viewing notes: Educational/cultural work showing fair exhibits that reenact different periods of American transportation history. Begins 'Kaufman and Fabry Present World's Fair: Win...more
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