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Collection Dates: 1930 – 1940
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of films Mr. Eubanks’s father shot in Blakely, Georgia in the 1940s. Scenes are of downtown Blakely, teenagers, band members, outdoor footage, the town as seen from the water tower, hunting, and scenes around the home. VHS dub only.
Biographical Note: "Blakely, the seat of Early County and nicknamed the "Peanut Capital of the World," is located in southwest Georgia just east of the Alabama state line and fifty-two miles southwest of Albany. Satellite campuses of Bainbridge College and Albany Technical College serve the area."--"Blakely" from the New Georgia Encyclopedia, http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2268&sug=y (Viewed December 9, 2009)
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Beta) : si., b&w and col. ; 1/2 in. preservation master;2 videocassettes (VHS) : si., b&w and col. ; 1/2 in. viewing copy
Genre: Home movies and video
Subject Headings: Eubanks, Gene--Family;Teenagers--Georgia--Blakely;Band musicians--Georgia--Blakely;Water towers--Georgia--Blakely;Hunting--Georgia--Blakely;Eubanks, Gene--Homes and haunts;Blakely (Ga.);Blakely (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by Gene Eubanks, 2004.
Cite Collection As: Gene Eubanks home movie collection, circa 1930-1940. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
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