H.C. Blankenship and John Scott home movie collection

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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1936 – 1967
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of footage of Gordon and Macon (including downtown scenes), Georgia, and families based in Gordon. There are also some early home movies of a kaolin mine's operation that were transferred from their original 16mm to VHS in the 1980s ; the Walter J. Brown Media Archive does not have the original 16mm film. Also included is footage of numerous beach vacation trips in Georgia and Florida, mountain trips, picnics, a trip to England and Scotland, scenes of Central of Georgia railroad trains and stations, a mobile x-ray clinic for tuberculosis, family pets (cat and dog), birthday parties, Zoo Atlanta, Willie B. II gorilla, petting zoos, parades (including centennial of the Civil War parade and a Halloween parade), the Gordon mines, Rock Eagle, Warner Robbins, and miscellaneous family footage.
Extent: 10 - 16mm film : silent, bw 8 - 8mm film : silent, color 1 - Super-8 film : silent, color 4 - VHS : silent, bw, color
Genre: Home movies and video
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by Dupree Blankenship, 1999.
Cite Collection As: H.C. Blankenship and John Scott home movie collection. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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