9 Items in This Collection
1) Africa Trip #1, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 1
Africa #1 ;Shot of the sunset. People swimming at the beach. Shot of people on a different beach. A man wearing a robe walking down the steps. A group of people walking down steps. Shot...   more
2) Africa Trip #2, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 2
Africa #2;Various shots of parrots in trees. Shot of a palm tree-lined beach. People in a boat paddling away from the beach. A crowd of people throw buckets of water on a burning thatch...   more
3) Africa Trip #3, circa 1959--Lillian Edward--home movies. Reel 3
Africa Trip #3;Children playing in the surf. Shot of ships in the distance and small boats in the foreground, with a seawall in the middle distance. A single rowboat on the water. Close...   more
4) Africa Trip #4, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 4
Africa #4;Various shots of people on a market street, seen from above. People pushing a cart full of bundles of rush mats. People walking past a Shell gas station. Various shots of peop...   more
5) Africa Trip #5, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 5
Africa #5;Shots of towns and landscape, seen from the air. Panning shot of a dry landscape, at ground level. A parked airplane: ‘Air France’, tail number F-BBDD. A group of men standing...   more
6) Africa Trip #6, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 6
Last Part Africa Trip #6;A herd of goats. A man in uniform chasing the herd of goats. People washing clothes on the shore. Shot of a town from the air. A herd of cows. People on horseba...   more
7) Hawaii, California, Oklahoma, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 7
Hawaii, Calif., Okla. #4;A woman standing on a balcony, with palm trees and the ocean in the background. People on the beach. The top of a palm tree. A woman pushes two babies in a stro...   more
8) Oklahoma, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 8
Okla. -Dec. 1959 #5 Picnic at Farm, Xmas. Tree & Roller Skates;A boy picking berries. Shot of two women sitting on the ground, then panning up to a boy standing on a hill. Close up...   more
9) Oklahoma, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 9
Oklahoma -Dec. 1959 #6 Garden Work Telephoto Birthday;Two boys playing in a hole. Wider shot of the boys playing in the hole, with a person tending a bonfire in the background. A woman...   more
Edwards, Lillian Collection
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Credit: Lillian Edwards Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Lillian Edwards and her son, circa 1959.
Primary Format and Extent
film (3600 ft.) : si., col. ; 16mm
Collection Date Range
1957 – 1959
Summary
The Lillian Edwards Collection consists of 9 reels of amateur 16 mm film that were shot by Lillian Edwards and document her family's travels in Africa, Hawaii, and California, and life at home in Oklahoma. Of particular interest are reels featuring life in Ghana and Senegal.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Orphan film found in Maine.
Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
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