Gail Jackson family home movie collection


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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1940 – 1959
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.
Genre: Home movies and video
Subject Headings: Jackson, Gail;Jackson, Gail--Family;Jackson, Gail--Homes and haunts--Indiana--Vincennes;Physicians--Indiana--Vincennes;Jackson, Frederic L.--Homes and haunts--Indiana--Vincennes;Jackson, Frederic L;Jackson, Frederic L.--Family;Jackson family;Automobile travel--United States;Automobile travel--United States Highway 66;Family vacations--United States Highway 66;Family vacations--New Mexico--Grants;Family vacations--Utah--Bryce Canyon National Park;Family vacations--Utah--Salt Lake City;Family vacations--Massachusetts--Boston;Family vacations--New Hampshire;Family vacations--United States;Family vacations--Missouri--Joplin;Family vacations--Arizona--Flagstaff;Family vacations--Arizona--Grand Canyon;Family vacations--Utah;Family vacations--Colorado;Family vacations--Teton Range (Wyo. and Idaho);Family vacations--Yellowstone National Park;Family vacations--Wyoming--Cheyenne;Family vacations--Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.);Grants (N.M.)--Description and travel;Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah)--Description and travel;Salt Lake City (Utah)--Description and travel;Boston (Mass.)--Description and travel;New Hampshire--Description and travel;United States--Description and travel;Joplin (Mo.)--Description and travel;Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Description and travel;Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Description and travel;Utah--Description and travel;Colorado--Description and travel;Teton Range (Wyo. and Idaho)--Description and travel;Yellowstone National Park--Description and travel;Cheyenne (Wyo.)--Description and travel;Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)--Description and travel;Dude ranches--United States;Castle Heights Military Academy (Lebanon, Tenn.);Commencement ceremonies--Tennessee--Lebanon;Naval Officer Candidate School (U.S.);Commencement ceremonies--Rhode Island--Newport;Macfadden, Bernarr, 1868-1955;Health reformers--United States;Bodybuilders--United States;Birthdays--Indiana--Vincennes;Snow--Indiana--Vincennes;Farms--Indiana--Vincennes;Home movies and video.
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by Frederic L. Jackson, July 2007.
Cite Collection As: Gail Jackson family home movie collection, circa 1940-1959. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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