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Collection Dates: 1942 – 1967
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of 16mm black-and-white and color home movies filmed in and around Butler, Ga. at Suggs Machine Shop. Among the scenes included are people working at the shop, footage of a skidder (a piece of equipment used in logging), an icy day in Butler during Christmas 1943, many of Suggs' family members, various farm scenes (including flowering fruit trees, a chicken house, collecting of chicken eggs and a brooder house), and the airport at Columbus, Georgia.
Extent: 5 film reels : b&w and col. ; 16 mm.
Genre: Home movies and video
Subject Headings: Suggs, Walter, 1902-1994;Mechanics (Persons)--Georgia--Butler;Suggs Machine Shop (Butler, Ga.);Suggs Machine Shop (Butler, Ga.)--Employees;Machine shops--Georgia--Butler;Logging--Machinery--Georgia--Butler;Butler, Ga;Suggs, Walter, 1902-1994--Family;Farms--Georgia--Taylor County;Fruit trees--Georgia--Taylor County;Chickens--Housing--Georgia--Taylor County;Egg gathering--Georgia--Taylor County;Columbus Airport (Columbus, Ga.);Airports--Georgia--Columbus;Home movies and video.
Provenance: Tapes recorded and collected by Walter Suggs. Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by Eloise Doty, 2002.
Cite Collection As: Walter Suggs home movie collection, 1942-1967. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
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