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PRESERVED FILMS

Bayshore Round-Up (1920)

Film showing the Bayshore Amusement Park in its heyday, preserved by the Maryland Historical Society with NFPF support.

Where to See More Films Preserved with NFPF Support

Providing access is the vital final step of successful NFPF projects. The list of films preserved through the NFPF grants below are currently available for viewing at the recipient institution's website or video channel. We applaud these institutions for their public-spirited approach to making their films available online. The dynamism and range of the films on display demonstrate the diverse ways that filmmakers of all types have used film to capture the vibrant spirit of American life.

Alabama Department of Archives and History ( )

George Wallace Inauguration Speech (1963), only known color footage of the governor's inaugural speech including the pronouncement “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association ( )

A. Kenneth Jones Collection (1964), home movies showing the aftermath of the 1964 Alaskan earthquake (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Dick Condit Collection (1964), footage of earthquake relief flights, shot by an Alaska Air National Guardsman (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

American Dance Festival ( )

American Dance Festival (1959), rehearsals and performances involving works created by Tony Award-winning choreographer Helen Tamiris (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Appalshop ( )

Appalachian Genesis (1971), documentary in which the young people of Appalachia speak out about jobs, education, and poverty (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Coal Miner: Frank Jackson (1971), worker’s memories of his union and his work underground (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Father Richard J. Reimondo Collection (1951–54), amateur footage shot by a Catholic priest documenting church communities in Hazard, Kentucky (2016 Federal Grants) Play film
In the Good Old Fashioned Way (1973), insider’s view of worship at Appalachia’s The Old Regular Baptist Church (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
Tomorrow’s People (1973), survey of mountain music and culture, with an appearance by banjo-master Lee Sexton (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
UMWA 1970: A House Divided (1971), documentary about the United Mine Workers union (2006 Federal Grants) Play film

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution ( )

Art Discovers America (1944), documentary celebrating the coming of age of American art and featuring footage of Raphael Soyer, John Sloan, Thomas Hart Benton, and Reginald Marsh at work in their studios (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Elsa Rogo in Mexico (1930s), footage taken by the American painter near Taxco, where she founded an art school for children (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Austin History Center ( )

When Granddad Fought the Indians (1934–35), locally produced Chamber of Commerce film showcasing points of interest in Central Texas (2007 Federal Grants) Play film

Bridgeport Public Library ( )

Ice Cutting (1930s), film demonstrating ice harvesting by the Southern New England Ice Company (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
Memorial Day Parade (1920s), parade footage showing downtown Bridgeport (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
Some of Our Bravest and Finest (1912), fire fighters parade in Bridgeport, Connecticut, shot by the local photographer Lewis Corbit (2006 Federal Grants) Play film

California State Archives ( )

Punish or Train (1937), film created by the Whittier State School for Boys to put a favorable spin on its infamous juvenile correction programs (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Center for Home Movies ( )

1944 Republican National Convention (1944), color footage of the convention and its delegates shot by amateur filmmaker Ellwood Hoffmann (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
The Mirror (1950), award-winning amateur thriller by Arthur H. Smith about a mirror which reveals the future (2010 Federal Grants) Play film
Wallace Kelly Collection (1930–39), films by award-winning home moviemaker Wallace Kelly (2008 Partnership Grants) Play film

Center for Visual Music ( )

Chakra (1969), Jordan Belson’s abstract film evoking the states of human consciousness (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
Dockum Mobilcolor System 1970 (1970), performance film showcasing Charles Dockum's “color organ” (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

Chicago Film Archives ( )

8 Flags for 99 Cents (1970), Chuck Olin’s profile of a Chicago blue-collar community and the Vietnam War (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
Adam’s Film (1963), experimental work by Lawrence Janiak, combining abstract designs and live action (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Black Moderates and Black Militants (1969), discussion between two African Americans—a Black Panther Party member and high school principal—on how to promote social change (2005 Partnership Grants) Play film
Cicero March (1966), film documenting an African American protest march through a white suburban neighborhood (2005 Partnership Grants) Play film
The Corner (1963), profile of the Vice Lords, a Chicago street gang (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
Disintegration Line #1 (1960), abstract exploration of texture by Lawrence Janiak (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Disintegration Line #2 (1970), abstract color experiment by Lawrence Janiak (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Faces and Fortunes (1960), sponsored film about corporate branding, made by Chicago’s Goldsholl Design Associates for Kimberly-Clark (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Fairy Princess (1956), stop-motion animation by award-winning amateur filmmaker Margaret Conneely (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
From A to Z: The Story of Special Summer Schools (1964), sponsored film made by Goldsholl Design Associates for the Chicago Board of Education (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
I’ve Got This Problem (1966), Don B. Klugman’s satiric short tracing the relationship of a young couple (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
Law & Order Versus Dissent (1969), one of four films by the Film Group exploring the final two days of the 1968 Democratic National Convention (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Lord Thing (1969), fictionalization of the rise of the Vice Lords gang in Chicago (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
A Matter of Opportunity (1968), Chuck Olin film, shot at Howard University Hospital and sponsored by two professional associations, about opening up medicine to African Americans (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
Metro!!!: A School Without Walls (1970), profile of a Chicago-based progressive experimental high school (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
Mi Raza: A Portrait of a Family (1973), cinéma vérité study of the daily life of Mexican-American immigrants (2008 Federal Grants) Play film
Nightsong (1964), Don B. Klugman’s portrait of the Chicago Near-North folk club and nightlife scene. (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
The People’s Right to Know: Police Versus Reporters (1968–69), Chicago Film Group’s look back at the confrontations between police and demonstrators at the 1968 Democratic National Convention (2005 Partnership Grants) Play film
Police Power and the Freedom of Assembly: The Gregory March (1969), one of four films by the Film Group exploring the final two days of the 1968 Democratic National Convention (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
The Right to Dissent: A Press Conference (1969), one of four films by the Film Group exploring the final two days of the 1968 Democratic National Convention (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
A Soil for Growth: A Story of the Gifted Child Program (ca. 1966), sponsored film made by Goldsholl Design Associates for the Chicago Board of Education (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
You’re Putting Me On (1969), Don B. Klugman’s film following a Chicago couple who “psychoanalyze” their relationship en route to a swinging sixties party (2007 Federal Grants) Play film

Circus World Museum ( )

Al G. Barnes Circus (1931), footage of regional circus troupes in the Midwest (2008 Federal Grants) Play film
Christy Bros. Circus Film (ca.1930), footage of the independent circus troupe on tour during the Great Depression (2016 Federal Grants) Play film
Paul Van Pool Circus (1928–39), footage of regional circus troupes in the Midwest (2008 Federal Grants) Play film
Sparks Circus Film (1928), footage of the independent circus troupe performing in Macon, Georgia (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

Clyfford Still Museum ( )

Still in Motion (1970), home movies showing abstract expressionist Clyfford Still in his studio (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

Coe College ( )

Coe College (1940), promotional film for a midwest liberal arts college (2002 Federal Grants) Play film
Coe College—1965 (1965), a portrait of life at a small liberal arts college before the student unrest of the late 60s (2003 Federal Grants) Play film

Council Bluffs Public Library ( )

Man Power (1930), town booster film created to lure back businesses to Council Bluffs, Iowa (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ( )

WLAC Radio Staff in Studio (1949), behind-the-scenes footage of Nashville radio station (2007 Federal Grants) Play film

Dartmouth College ( )

Quetzalcoatl (1961), documentary about the fresco created for the college by Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

Dover Free Public Library ( )

Dover’s Fourth Annual Baby Parade (1926), small town celebration (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

Duke University ( )

Asheboro, North Carolina (1940), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Asheboro, North Carolina (ca. 1938–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2002 Partnership Grants) Play film
Caroleen, Avondale, and Henrietta, North Carolina (1940), town portraits by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Cliffside, North Carolina (1937), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Cliffside, North Carolina (1940), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Erwin, North Carolina (ca. 1937–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina (ca. 1937), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Granite Falls, North Carolina (ca. 1941–42), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Kannapolis, North Carolina (Reel 1) (1941), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Kannapolis, North Carolina (Reel 2) (1941), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Kannapolis, North Carolina (Reel 3) (1941), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Lexington, North Carolina (ca. 1937–45), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2004 Federal Grants) Play film
Lexington, North Carolina (ca. 1935–53), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2004 Federal Grants) Play film
Lillington, North Carolina (ca. 1939), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Louisburg, North Carolina (ca. 1936–37), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Madison and Mayodan, North Carolina (Reel 1) (ca 1939–41), town portraits by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Madison and Mayodan, North Carolina (Reel 2) (ca 1939–41), town portraits by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Madison and Mayodan, North Carolina (Reel 3) (ca 1939–41), town portraits by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Martinsville, Virginia (ca. 1937–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Mooresville, North Carolina (ca. 1937–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina (Reel 1) (ca. 1939), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina (Reel 2) (ca. 1939), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Salisbury, North Carolina (1940), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Siler City, North Carolina (Reel 1) (ca. 1937–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Siler City, North Carolina (Reel 2) (ca. 1937–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Statesville, North Carolina (1940), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2004 Partnership Grants) Play film
Taylorsville, North Carolina (1939), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Thomasville, North Carolina (Reel 1) (ca. 1936–40), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Thomasville, North Carolina (Reel 2) (ca. 1936–40), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Thomasville, North Carolina (Reel 3) (ca. 1938–39), town portrait by H. Lee Waters (2006 Federal Grants) Play film

East Tennessee State University, Archives of Appalachia ( )

Alex Stewart: Cooper (1973), demonstration of the use of traditional tools in making wooden buckets and barrels (2000 Federal Grants) Play film
Buna and Bertha (1973), traditional ballads sung and discussed by two North Carolina mountain women (2002 Federal Grants) Play film
Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker (1973), film of the noted craftsman at work (2002 Federal Grants) Play film
Gandy Dancers (1974), short documentary showing railroad men singing chants as they lay track (2000 Federal Grants) Play film
The Kidnapper’s Foil (1948), production by itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker shot in Elizabethton, Tennessee (2004 Federal Grants) Play film
Ott Blair: Sledmaker (1973), demonstration of the craft of building wooden farm sleds (2000 Federal Grants) Play film

Emerson College ( )

Robbins Clinic (1955), profile of a clinic dedicated to treating speech and hearing problems (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Strong Hand—Helping Hand (1960), profile of a clinic dedicated to treating speech and hearing problems (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Thayer–Lindsley Nursery (1966), promotional film for a new facility helping children with speech and hearing problems (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

Filson Historical Society ( )

Judge Arthur E. Hopkins Collection (1930s), home movies exploring sites linked to Abraham Lincoln, revolutionary war hero George Rogers Clark, and Kentucky history (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Judge Arthur E. Hopkins Collection (1930s), amateur films documenting visits to New York, New Orleans, and Kentucky (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

Florida Moving Image Archives ( )

Marine Studios, Ocean World, Aquatarium, and Florida Land (early 1950s–76), footage of regional amusement parks (2008 Federal Grants) Play film
Ringling Brothers Circus (1929), amateur film, with intertitles, documenting a special circus performance at E.F. Hutton's estate (2003 Federal Grants) Play film

Folkstreams ( )

Adirondack Minstrel (1977), film portrait of Lawrence Older, the Northeast lumberjack, singer, and storyteller (2007 Federal Grants) Play film
The Cradle Is Rocking (1967), jazz documentary created for the United States Information Agency featuring trumpeter George “Kid Sheik” Cola (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
Welcome to Spivey’s Corner (1978), documentary on the “National Hollerin’ Contest” held annually in rural South Carolina (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio ( )

George L.K. Morris Travel Films (ca. 1934), home movies of the abstract painter’s Far Eastern travels (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum ( )

Hoover Kodacolor Home Movies (1928–30), films taken by Herbert Hoover’s family showing trips and White House activities (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

Hoover Institution, Stanford University ( )

Francis Bishop Film (1930), rare moving images of Soviet Russia taken by an American student of physiologist Ivan Pavlov (2014 Federal Grants) Play film
Frederick L. Anderson Collection (1942–45), footage shot by a U.S. Air Force major general including a holiday trip with Winston Churchill to Cuba (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
John Kenneth Caldwell Collection (1930s), home movies shot by an American diplomat in China and Thailand (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
Lieutenant Colonel William P. Miller Collection (1943–45), color home movies shot in North Africa, France, and Germany during WWII (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Soviet Russia Through the Eyes of an American (1935), travelogue shot in Russia and Soviet Georgia by mining engineer Charles Stuart shortly before the implementation of Stalin's five-year plan (1999 Partnership Grants) Play film

Illinois State University ( )

Concello Troupe Film (1937), only known footage of the Flying Concellos, the renowned husband-and-wife trapeze act (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

Japanese American National Museum ( )

Akiyama Collection (ca. 1935), home movies by Issei businessman Masao Akiyama (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
Aratani Collection (1926–40), home movies by Setsuo Aratani, community leader and founder of the Guadulupe Produce Company in central California (2004 Federal Grants) Play film
Evans Collection (1943), 16mm footage of the Japanese American detention camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Fukuzaki Family Collection (1942), home movies of Los Angeles' Terminal Island before the Japanese American fishing community was forced into World War II detention camps (2002 Federal Grants) Play film
Hashizume Collection (1945), home movie showing the daily routines of the Japanese Americans interned at the Heart Mountain detention camp (2003 Federal Grants) Play film
Kiyama Collection (ca. 1935), home movies by the owner of the 7th Street Produce Market in Los Angeles (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
Palmerlee Collection (1942–45), color films of life in the World War II Japanese American detention facility in Tule Lake, California, made by teacher Charles Palmerlee () Play film
Sasaki Collection (1927–1969), films of Japanese American communities in Los Angeles, Stockton, and Tacoma by Buddhist minister, Rev. Sensho Sasaki () Play film
Tatsuno Collection (1938–60), home movies, including Dave Tatsuno's documentation of the World War II detention camp near Topaz, Utah, honored by induction into the National Film Registry in 1996 () Play film
Yamada Collection (ca. 1930s and 1950s), home movies of the wedding of Tsuneko Kato and Yaju Yamada and their silver anniversary party twenty-five years later (2005 Federal Grants) Play film

Johns Hopkins University ( )

VT Radio Proximity Fuze (1945), public information film from the university’s Applied Physics Laboratory (2007 Federal Grants) Play film

Josef and Anni Albers Foundation ( )

Josef Albers at Yale (1954), documentary by John Cohen showing Albers in the classroom (2005 Federal Grants) Play film

Knox County Public Library ( )

Our Southern Mountaineers (ca. 1918), newsreel scenic showing Appalachian culture and life (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

Louisiana State Museum ( )

Snoozer Quinn (1932), only known sound footage of the legendary jazz guitarist (2009 Federal Grants) Play film

Mariners' Museum ( )

Arthur Piver Collection, Part 1 (1960–65), footage of the testing, construction, and launching of sailing vessels designed by the "Father of the Modern Multi-hull." (2005 Partnership Grants) Play film

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum ( )

Marie Dickerson Coker Collection (1942–53), home movies by the African American jazz musician, including scenes filmed in Honolulu after Pearl Harbor (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Medical University of South Carolina ( )

Contractile Force (1948), heart experiment film (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Mennonite Church USA ( )

The Call of the Cheyenne (1953–55), first film by a Mennonite on the church’s work (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

Minnesota Military Museum ( )

WPA Construction at Camp Ripley (ca. 1935), documentation of Works Progress Administration builders assembling the camp’s National Guard training facility (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

Montana Historical Society ( )

Montana…Land of the Big Sky (1973), tour of the state’s recreational offerings, narrated by Montana native Chet Huntley (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

National Archives And Records Administration ( )

Why We Fight (1942–45), seven films commissioned by the U.S. War Department to explain the World War II effort to nine million Americans in uniform and to help overcome the isolationism still common in many parts of the country () Play film
The Yellowstone Kodacolor (ca. 1930–32), early Kodacolor home movies of Yellowstone National Park (2014 Federal Grants) Play film

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution ( )

Claudia (1972–73), Jorge Prelorán’s playful portrait of a five-year-old girl (2010 Avant-Garde Masters Grants) Play film

New York Public Library ( )

Japan (1957), acclaimed International Film Foundation documentary on modern Japan (2004 Federal Grants) Play film
Roaches’ Lullaby (1973), humorous documentary by Eliot Noyes and Claudia Weill in which three zealous New York roach-haters share extermination techniques (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

New York University ( )

11 thru 12 (1977), avant-garde meditation by Andrea Callard on the principles of the I Ching (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Fluorescent/Azalea (1976), Andrea Callard’s study of light in lower Manhattan and the plant life it supports (2009 Federal Grants) Play film

Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum ( )

Twin Peaks Tunnel (1917), sponsored film celebrating the construction of the trolley tunnel that opened settlement of western San Francisco (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

North Carolina State Archives ( )

H. Lee Waters in Burlington (1939–40), film from the Movies of Local People series shot by the itinerant filmmaker (2010 Federal Grants) Play film
H. Lee Waters in Burlington (1939–40), profile of the Carolina town (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
South Pacific Air Force Films (ca. 1942–44), amateur footage of the daily life of WWII Air Force personnel stationed on various islands (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

North Scituate Public Library ( )

Lewis J. Boss Collection (early 1930s), community portraits of North Scituate, featuring hand-tinting and humorous intertitles, by a local amateur filmmaker (2014 Federal Grants) Play film
Lewis J. Boss Collection, Part 2 (1929–32), community portraits of North Scituate, featuring hand-tinting and humorous intertitles, by a local amateur filmmaker (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

Northeast Historic Film ( )

Cary Maple Sugar Company (1927), silent documentary on the harvest, manufacture and marketing of Vermont maple syrup and candy () Play film
Cyrus Pinkham Collection (ca. 1938), four scripted films from the amateur filmmaker (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
Rapid River Races (1940), scenes from the first National White Water Championship, held on the Rapid River in Maine (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Northern Arizona University ( )

Apache Indian Camp Life Among the White Mountain Apaches in Arizona (1940), educational film by Southwest photographer Tad Nichols (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
Navajo Indian Life (1939–40), educational film by Tad Nichols (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
Navajo Rug Weaving (1938–39), early documentary by Southwest photographer Tad Nichols (2009 Federal Grants) Play film
Yaqui Easter Celebration (1941–42), documentation by Tad Nichols of a seven-week tribal ceremony and fiesta (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Oklahoma Historical Society ( )

CCC Company 810 in Heavener, Oklahoma (1930s), footage of the New Deal program at work in Oklahoma (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
The Kidnapper’s Foil (mid–1930s), production inspired by Our Gang, starring townspeople from Shawnee, Oklahoma (2003 Federal Grants) Play film

Oregon Historical Society ( )

Beach Hike (1958), conservation film about a 3-day hike protesting a proposed coastal highway along the Olympic Peninsula (2015 Federal Grants) Play film
The Boy Mayor (1914), Progressive-Era short profiling Portland, Oregon’s juvenile government system, and teenage mayor Eugene J. Rich (2012 Federal Grants) Play film
Raymond Rogers Home Movies (1940s), documentation of major events in Portland, Oregon (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Portland State University ( )

Albina Mural Project (1977), story of the project by eight Portland artists to create a 120-foot mural in an African American neighborhood. (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
The Seventh Day (1970), student-made documentary about the May 1970 strike at the university following the Kent State shootings (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

Purdue University ( )

Gilbreth Collection, Part 3 (1940–60), time efficiency studies conducted by Lillian Gilbreth (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

San Francisco Media Archive ( )

Blackie the Wonder Horse Swims the Golden Gate (1938), newsreel story covering the Wonder Horse’s legendary transbay swim from Marin to San Francisco (2010 Partnership Grants) Play film

Smithsonian Institution Archives ( )

The Smithsonian-Firestone Expedition to Liberia (1940), footage from the National Zoological Park's collecting expedition, complementing personal papers and scrapbooks from Zoo Director William Mann and his wife (2000 Partnership Grants) Play film

Southern Methodist University ( )

The Blood of Jesus (1941), landmark African-American independent feature, written and directed by Spencer Williams (2008 Partnership Grants) Play film
Carib Gold (1956), African American crime drama set among the shrimpers of Key West, with Ethel Waters and Cicely Tyson (2009 Partnership Grants) Play film

Stanford University ( )

Richard Bonelli at the San Francisco Opera (1930s), backstage footage of the American baritone (2002 Federal Grants) Play film

Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound ( )

Kidnapper’s Foil (1949), itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker’s town portrait of Bristol, Tennessee, inspired by the Our Gang series and starring local children (2010 Federal Grants) Play film

Texas Archive of the Moving Image ( )

The Kidnapper’s Foil (ca. 1930), itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker’s production of his Our Gang–inspired script made with the townspeople of Childress, Texas (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
The Kidnapper’s Foil (ca. 1940), itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker’s second production featuring the townspeople of Childress, Texas (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Story Sloane Collection (1915–25), events filmed in and around Houston (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

Trinity University ( )

Claude and ZerNona Black Collection (ca. 1955), home movie by civil rights activists from San Antonio, Texas (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

UCLA Film & Television Archive ( )

The Way of Peace (1947), an animated plea for pacifism written and directed by Frank Tashlin for the American Lutheran Church (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

UCLA Library ( )

Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company Collection (1948–58), footage of the largest African American insurance company in the West, including a tour of its landmark office designed by Paul Revere Williams (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ( )

Siege (1940), Julien Bryan’s Academy Award nominated short about the fall of Poland (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Akron ( )

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Films (1931–33), 35mm nitrate film of the construction of the U.S.S. Akron, one of the largest airships of its time (2014 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Alaska Fairbanks ( )

Alaska ’35 (1935), footage by glaciologist William Osgood Field documenting fjord research and farmers in the New Deal settlement program at Alaska’s Matanuska Valley (2016 Federal Grants) Play film
Seppala Collection (1926–46), footage shot by the sled dog breeder whose heroic delivery of diphtheria serum in 1925 inspired the annual Iditarod race (2003 Partnership Grants) Play film
We Live in the Arctic (1947), lecture film about the Alaskan adventures of Bud and Constance Helmericks (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Arkansas ( )

Opportunity for Arkansas—The Buffalo National River (ca. 1964), film by conservation activist Dr. Neil Compton, made to rally public support for the protection of the Buffalo River (2011 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Cincinnati ( )

Dr. Mont Rogers Reid Surgical Films (ca. 1935), footage of operations performed by the author of The Mont Reid Surgical Handbook (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Georgia ( )

Ethridge Home Movie Collection (1939–56), home movies taken on the historic Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm (2006 Federal Grants) Play film
Fitzgerald, Georgia (1947), town portrait (2009 Partnership Grants) Play film
Kaliska-Greenblatt Collection (1920s–30s), home movies showing Atlanta’s first Jewish country club, the carving of Stone Mountain, and the University of Georgia (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
Louis C. Harris Collection (1947–53), home movies by reporter Louis C. Harris documenting life in Augusta and a 1953 atomic bomb test (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
Max Moore Collection (1942–52), footage from behind the scenes of “King Biscuit Time,” one of the first radio shows to feature live blues performances (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Idaho ( )

Harry Webb Marsh Collection, Part 1 (1926–30), three films documenting mining in Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene region (2007 Partnership Grants) Play film
Harry Webb Marsh Collection, Part 2 (1940s–50), home movies of northern Idaho mining, shot by a mining engineer (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign ( )

Joseph T. Tykociner’s Sound Experiments (1922), early sound-on-film demonstrations by the university’s first Research Professor of Engineering (2013 Federal Grants) Play film

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( )

The First 100 (1964), recruiting film for the North Carolina Volunteers, the groundbreaking citizens’ corps that became a model for VISTA (2008 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Oregon ( )

Adaptive Behavior of Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrels (1942), educational film (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology ( )

Tode Travelogue Collection (1930), ten films from the Asian travels of Arthur Tode, founder of the Propeller Club of New York (2007 Partnership Grants) Play film

University of South Carolina, Moving Image Research Collections ( )

The Augustas (ca. 1942), Scott Nixon’s pilgrimage to some 30 places sharing the name of his hometown (2008 Partnership Grants) Play film
Kate Gleason Collection (1928-1931), home movies from the pioneering engineer and businesswoman (2014 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Southern California, Moving Image Archive ( )

Vorkapich Home Movies (1940), playful family montage by the experimental filmmaker who headed the USC School of Cinematic Arts from 1949 to 1951 (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Vermont ( )

Agricultural Experiment Station Films (1940s), three films by rural sociologist Robert Carter documenting techniques for harvesting hay by hand and by machine (2007 Federal Grants) Play film

University of Washington Libraries ( )

Grays Harbor County (ca. 1925–33), a series of community portraits of coastal Washington shot on 35mm by a local photography studio (2005 Federal Grants) Play film
Grays Harbor County (ca. 1925–33), a series of community portraits of coastal Washington shot on 35mm by a local photography studio (2009 Federal Grants) Play film

Washington University in St. Louis ( )

The Streets of Greenwood (1963), civil rights documentary about African American voter registration in Greenwood, Mississippi, with performances by Pete Seeger and Theodore Bikel (2016 Federal Grants) Play film

Wayne State University, Walter P. Reuther Library ( )

WSU Historic Films (ca. 1925–32), student activities, including athletic events and inter-class games (2015 Federal Grants) Play film

Wethersfield Historical Society ( )

Wethersfield’s Tercentenary Parade (1934), color footage of the 300th-year anniversary celebrations of a Connecticut town (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research ( )

Campus Smiles (1920), playful look at the University of Wisconsin-Madison made by two fraternity brothers (2008 Federal Grants) Play film
The Lumberjack (1914), short made in Wausau, Wisconsin, by the Paragon Feature Film Company and featuring town residents (2011 Federal Grants) Play film
Our Own Gang in the Chase (ca. 1933), local production inspired by the Our Gang series, shot in Madison, Wisconsin, by an itinerant film company (2011 Partnership Grants) Play film
Wisconsin Family Vacation (ca.1937–43), home movies of a railroad trip to the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition (2012 Federal Grants) Play film

Wisconsin Historical Society ( )

Bill's Bike (1939), William Steuber's independently produced tale of a Wisconsin boy and his bike (1998 Partnership Grants) Play film
“Fun for the Money” Home Movie (1949), home movie of one of TV’s earliest primetime game shows, shot by an audience member (2013 Federal Grants) Play film
Lunt and Fontanne Collection (1928–39), home movies from Ten Chimneys, the Genesee Depot estate of renowned theatrical couple Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne (2014 Federal Grants) Play film

iotaCenter ( )

World (1970), a film by Jordan Belson exploring metaphysical concepts through abstract imagery (2001 Federal Grants) Play film