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Natalie Walsh Collection, 1961-1976

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Collection Identifier: C.2008-01
Extent of collection
7 reels of 8mm film totaling 1,580 feet; 18 reels of Super 8mm film totaling 3,295 feet
Inclusive Dates
1961 - 1976
Bulk Dates
1961 - 1976
The Walsh Collection was shot between 1961-1975. In addition to numerous birthday and Christmas celebrations, the collection depicts several family vacations (Detroit, Florida, Mexico, San Francisco and the Virgin Islands), a Girl Scout International Rally, a trip to Lincoln's Tomb & New Salem State Historic Park, a visit to Southern Illinois University and a 1967 Midwest snowstorm. A few experimental reels by Steven Walsh featuring stop-go animation and sailing scenes also reside in the collection.
Walsh, Natalie (created by)
Custodial History
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Access Restrictions
This collection is open to on-site access. Appointments must be made with Chicago Film Archives. Due to the fragile nature of the films, only video copies will be provided for on-site viewing.
Use Restrictions
CFA owns the copyrights to these films. No restrictions.
Collection Item
1961-1962: Vacations
1961 or 62: Going to School - Easter Eggs - Egg Hunt - Laura Egg - Karen’s 7 or 8th Birthday - Abbey
1963: Aud’s Communion - Plentywood Farm - Another Christmas - Another Easter - Fishing Trip at Star Lake - Starved Rock - Springfield & New Salem
1965-1966: Nato’s Birthday - Christmas - Kad Overnight Party - Rib Mountain Trip - 1966 Christmas
1966: Easter - French Lich - Peone Pagent Parade - Glenview Blue Angels Air Show - Fireworks