30 Items in This Collection
1) Turtle Races [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 1
Turtle Races First Day at School;Sign: '3rd Annual Grand National Turtle Race' Sweepstakes Big Cash Awards Sunday, May 2 1948 Joshua Tree California   more
2) Snow Cabin [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 2
Snow Cabin;San Bernadino, California   more
3) Snow Cabin, 1948 [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 3
Snow Cabin - 1948;San Bernadino, California   more
4) Pine Knot Part 1 [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 4
Pine Knot Part 1 Cabin;Cabin was in San Bernadino, California.   more
5) Pine Knot II [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 5
Pine Knot [Cabin] II Cabin II;Cabin was in San Bernadino, California.   more
6) Pine Knot III [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 6
Pine Knot [Cabin] III;Cabin was in San Bernadino, California.   more
7) R.H. Dana Junior High School [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 7
R.H. Dana Junior High School;Title Card: 1939;Located in San Pedro, California.   more
9) Backyard and Stuff [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 9
Backyard and Stuff [address - see file]   more
10) Zoo [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 10
Zoo Zoo and Angeles [Port? Coast?];Probably Los Angeles Zoo   more
11) Angeles Crest [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 11
Angeles Crest;Angeles Crest Highway, Los Angeles County, California.   more
12) Low Bridge [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 12
Low Bridge Fishing;Probably California   more
13) Desert Holiday [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 13
Desert Holiday;Title Card: 'Desert Holiday Easter Vacation 1939;So. California desert.   more
14) Blue Pacific 1939 [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 14
Blue Pacific Waters Beach;Title Card: 'Blue Pacific 1939'   more
15) Wide-Open Spaces [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 15
Wide - Open Spaces;Title Card: 'Wide Open Spaces Hisperia 1939'   more
16) Treasure Island [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 16
Treasure Island S.F. Fair;San Francisco   more
19) Red Rock Canyon [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 19
Red Rock Canyon;Title Card: 'Red Rock Canyon Spring 1939';North of Los Angeles   more
20) Palm Springs [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 20
Palm Springs;Title Card: 'Palm Springs 1939-40' Film shows downtown, hotels, camping, oil fields (San Pedro).   more
22) Alaska 1 [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 22
Alaska - 1 [MS Nothland];Title Card: "Cruising an 'Aisle of Isles'"   more
28) Army Pictures [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 28
Army Pictures - Double Exposure;George Fowler, Sr. was in WWII, ca. 1943-45 - enlistment years.   more
30) The End [George & Patricia Fowler--home movies] Reel 30
Title Card: 'The End' Short fragment   more
Fowler, George & Patricia Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (4330 ft.) : si. b&w and col. ; 8mm
Collection Date Range
circa 1939 – 1948
Summary
The George & Patricia Fowler Collection includes 30 reels of silent 8mm film, some B&W and some color, for a total of about 4,300 feet. The content is primarily of the California coast with cities San Pedro, Los Angeles, some San Francisco, with others shot north and south in the national parks like Yosemite, Death Valley, Red Rock and places like Palm Springs, Seattle and greater distances like Alaska and Oregon.
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