Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of home movies from the family of Dr. Gail Jackson. Included is footage of a 1947 road trip on Route 66 West from Joplin, Missouri to Flagstaff, Arizona, the Grand Canyon, Utah and Colorado, and other locations; a 1948 trip through the Tetons, Yellowstone, Cheyenne, etc, and a dude ranch; a Castle Heights graduation featuring Bernarr MacFadden; an Officer Candidate School graduation in Newport, Rhode Island; and miscellaneous events in the family's life, such as scenes of the farm and home, snow in Vincennes, and a birthday party for Frederic L. Jackson.
Biographical Note: "[Bernarr Macfadden,] born August 16, 1868, near Mill Spring, Missouri, U.S., died October 12, 1955, Jersey City, New Jersey, originally Bernard Adolphus McFadden, [was an] American physical culturist who, by sometimes eccentric means, spread the gospel of physical fitness and created a popular magazine empire."--"Bernarr Macfadden" from Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, http://search.eb.com (Viewed March 1, 2010)
Extent: 16 film reels : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm.;1 Keystone camera.