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Collection Dates: 1950 – 1962
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of home movies from the Reap family of Tampa, Florida. Notable places and events covered include Nantahala Forest, ruby mining in Franklin (N.C.), Charleston (Miss.), and the annual celebration of the Gasparilla Invasion in Tampa, Florida. Other films include footage of birthday parties, weddings, and holidays.
Biographical Note: The Reap family lived in Tampa, Florida.
Extent: 40 film reels : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm.
Genre: Home movies and video;Travelogues
Subject Headings: Reep family;Nantahala National Forest (N.C.)--Description and travel;Family vacations--North Carolina--Nantahala National Forest;Franklin (Macon County, N.C.)--Description and travel;Ruby industry--North Carolina--Franklin;Tampa Bay (Fla.)--Description and travel;Charleston (Miss.)--Description and travel;Family vacations--Mississippi--Charleston;Birthdays;Weddings;Holidays;Home movies and video.
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by James Reap, 2007.
Cite Collection As: Reap family home movie collection, 1950-1962. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
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