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This collection contains the preserved and restored archival materials from 7 original 35mm nitrate reels, which contain 8 distinct rolls or "views" of THE PICTORIAL STORY OF HIAWATHA, a live pageant performed in Desbarats, Ontario by the Garden River Ojibway community in 1902 - 1903. Katharine and Charles Bowden filmed this pageant so they could screen the moving images as part of their Chautauqua Lecture Circuit presentation of the same name. The reels were discovered in the Valparaiso University Special Collections Library by Judith Miller. Clearly there are reels of the pageant that are missing.
This black and white 16mm film depicts the leisure activities of an affluent family on Chicago's north side. Scenes include a grandiose building that is possibly the Edgewater Beach Hotel and a football game at University of Chicago.
The filmmaker and the family (or families) depicted in the Howard Prouty Collection are currently unknown. The films were purchased by Howard Prouty at a Los Angeles garage sale in the Carthay Circle Neighborhood (6101 Del Valle Dr.). The majority films were shot in the Midwest from the late 1940s to the early 1960s, and were developed at various camera shops in the northern suburb of Waukegan, Illinois. The collection includes footage of weddings, birthdays, various Michigan boat trips, and most notably, footage from the Korean war and the Chicago's Railroad Fair of 1948-1949.
The Regional Educational Media Center Association of Michigan (REMC) was founded in 1969, operating through the intermediate school district structure to provide various educational programs and services locally as well as collaborating on statewide programs. This collection consists of 16mm instructional and educational films produced by Coronet, McGraw-Hill, EBE Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation and multiple other production companies. These films span diverse subject matter including but not limited to health and safety, science, history, geography, social guidance and youth, and would have been available to teachers for classroom use.
Identifier: F.2005-04-0112
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0110
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0196
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0195
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0158
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0157
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0154
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0156
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0087
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob
Identifier: F.2005-04-0160
Filmmaker: Glick, Jacob