185 results found for: genres:"Motion pictures (visual work)"

Gallery view

1949

Halpern, Joel Martin

Reindeer wrangling in 1949

Sweden - Film footage of a visit to Lapland in Sweden in 1949 begins with views of the landscape. Later footage includes a reindeer roundup: scenes of wrangling reindeer, cutting off the antlers, butchering an animal, and Sami children wrangling a young fawn. This experience was mentioned in an article in Hosteling (1950) magazine.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Parade of elephants

Laos - Film footage of a procession of elephants being ridden by Khmu' guards. This may be part of the procession for the New Year celebrations in April, or it may also be connected to the celebrations for the 2500th anniversary of Buddhism. Both celebrations used the elephants and featured crowds of people along the main street of Luang Prabang. Additional photographs of these events can be... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

River scenes

Laos - Film footage shows several scenes on the shores of either the Mekong River or the Nam Khan River. Scenes include women bathing near the boats; children jumping into the river, and swimming.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Feast and Wat Xieng Thong

Laos - Film footage of a prepared feast, possibly in honor of the Royal Wedding of Princess Savivanh Savang Manivong (daughter of King Savang Vatthana and Queen Khamphoui, 1933-2007). A cameraman takes photo close ups of different people, and a long table with a great feast is displayed. Another part of the reel shows the Wat Xieng Thong, the temple that the royal family used. Addit... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1950

W. E. B. Du Bois delivering a speech on television

Silent film of Du Bois delivering a prepared speech. Most likely filmed during his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in New York in 1950.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Oct. 23

W. E. B. Du Bois receiving honorary degree in Prague

Prague (Czech Republic) - Documents the presentation of the Scientiarum Historicarum Doctorem to Du Bois by Charles University in Prague.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

2003 Sept. 21

Sundays at Tip Top: History of the Women's Movement in the Upper Valley Tip Top Women's Community Pgm, G/LEARN sponsored Reflections

New England - Video of a gathering of women at the Tip Top Café in White River Junction, VT to recount and listen to reflections on the women’s and lesbian movement(s) in the Upper Valley area of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society Records

1994

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association

America's Tour de Sol

Greenfield (Mass.) - Overview of the Tour de Sol, containing news footage from races.

American Tour de Sol Records

1959 May

China . Central News and Documentary Films Studio

Welcome W. E. B. Du Bois!

Peking (China) - Documents W. E. B. and Shirley Graham Du Bois's trip to Peking in 1959 sponsored by the China Peace Committee and the Chinese People's Association for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries. Includes footage of Du Bois speaking at a February 23, 1959 birthday celebration at Peking University with professors and students; at a gala birthday banquet where music and da... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1969

W. E. B. Du Bois home site dedication

Great Barrington (Mass.) - Documents the ceremony dedicating the home site of W. E. B. Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts as a memorial park on October 18, 1969. Features footage of ceremony attendants arriving, excerpts of speeches by Ossie Davis and Julian Bond, singers performing, and interviews with Dr. Edmund W. Gordon and Walter Wilson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers