2 Items in This Collection
1) [James M. Lindsley--home movies] Reels 1-5
Amateur (and some commercial?) footage of family activities and travel.    more
2) [James M. Lindsley--home movies] Reels A-D
"A": reel notes: "Trenton Fair 4." "Kuruppe." 400 ft. b&w. no dc. Macy safety stock. Dupe? "B": reel note: "1." 400 ft. b&w. dc 1926?. "C": reel notes: "2." "[6 or 9]." 250 ft. color....   more
Lindsley, James Elliott Collection
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Collection Date Range
1926 – 1949
Summary
Collection contains [James M. Lindsley--home movies], a mix of family events such as vacations, holiday rituals, hunting and fishing trips, and sporting activities. New England scenes include lobster fishing, ferryboats, and a lighthouse at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, and the ferry at Bucksport, Maine. Significant regional events are included such as the first electric train between Hoboken and Morristown, New Jersey. Also of interest is color footage of Colonial Williamsburg (1930s); scenes of the ruins of the luxury liner "Morro Castle" at Asbury Park, New Jersey; and views of a steamboat on the Hudson River.
Biographical/Historical Notes
James M. Lindsley (1896-1962), James Elliott’s father, shot the films, except possibly for one reel that James Elliott Lindsley shot ca. 1947-1949.
People and Organizations
Lindsley Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
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