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A home movie collection that documents the Homer Henselt Howard family of Skokie and Glenview, Illinois. Included in the collection are suburban residential scenes shot in Skokie, Illinois, a glimpse inside a Kingsley Stamping Machine factory as well as trips to Los Angeles and Wisconsin's Lake Geneva.
The Ron Doerring Collection contains numerous award-winning amateur films made in the Midwest by members of the Society of Amateur Cinematographers. The majority of the films in the collection were made by John and Evelyn Kibar, a husband and wife filmmaking team from Racine, Wisconsin. The Kibar’s films include travelogues, documents of historical reenactments, and polished, often humorous, amateur shorts. The collection also contains amateur works by other members of the Society of American Cinematographers including Billy Meers, Will Marshall, George Ives, Sidney Moritz and two experimental films by Sol Falon.
Identifier: F.2008-06-0037
Identifier: F.2008-02-0066
Filmmaker: Cring, Marquis Ritchey
Identifier: F.2008-02-0054
Filmmaker: Cring, Marquis Ritchey
Identifier: F.2007-04-0004
Filmmaker: Gasul, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morris)
Identifier: F.2011-02-0059
Identifier: F.2005-02-0014
Filmmaker: Kibar, John, Kibar, Evelyn
Identifier: F.2005-01-0208
Identifier: F.2005-01-0163
Identifier: F.2005-01-0162
Identifier: F.2005-02-0053
Filmmaker: Kibar, Evelyn, Kibar, John
The Soucie Collection is comprised of 85 reels of 8mm acetate films, an issue of the Sam Campbell Special newsletter sponsored by the Chicago and North Western Railway, and the original inventories created by the filmmaker. These films are amateur travel films of classic American festivals, rituals, amusement parks, parades, Civil War re-enactments, national parks, industrial shows, railroad fairs and Native American tribal ceremonies.