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Collection Dates: 1966 – 1983
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of home movies from the Powell family, including footage of their home, the outdoors, children playing, camping trips to Roosevelt State Park, Buffalo Camp in Blairsville, Pine Mountain, Dublin and Davis Lake, putting together a pop-up camper, swimming and boating lakeside, a hospital, flowers, skydiving, dogs, kittens playing, and winter snow at the family home. Also included is travel footage of locations such as Murphy, North Carolina, where they viewed the "world's largest ten commandments;" Cypress Gardens in Florida; Looking Glass Falls; Pisgah National Forest; Busch Gardens in Florida; Grandview Overlook; New River Gorge National Park; and Grandfather Mountain Mile High Swinging Bridge.
Extent: 31 film reels : si., col. ; 8 mm.
Genre: Home movies and video;Travelogues
Subject Headings: Powell family;Outdoor living spaces;Children;Play;Camping--Georgia--Roosevelt State Park;Camping--Georgia--Blairsville;Camping--Georgia--Pine Mountain;Camping--Georgia--Dublin;Camping--Georgia--Davis Lake;Camping trailers;Swimming;Boats and boating;Lakes;Hospitals;Flowers;Skydiving;Dogs;Kittens;Snow;Winter;Murphy (N.C.)--Description and travel;Ten commandments in art;Cypress Gardens (Winter Haven, Fla.)--Description and travel;Looking Glass Falls--Description and travel;Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)--Description and travel;Busch Gardens (Tampa, Fla.)--Description and travel;Grandview Overlook--Description and travel;New River Gorge (W. Va.)--Description and travel;Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)--Description and travel;Home movies and video.
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by Nellie Coley, 2009.
Cite Collection As: Powell family home movie collection, 1966-1983. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
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