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[Item 1: Owsleys Oak Loan c. 1920s.]

Description: Home film footage of two children playing outside wearing swimsuits.
Date: [1920..1929]
Duration: 2 minutes 15 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Item 7: Owsley family home movie footage]

Description: Home movie footage of children wearing costumes and playing with their parents.
Date: [1920..1929]
Duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Item 10: Owsley family home movie footage]

Description: Home movie footage of children posing in front of landmarks in Chicago's Lincoln Park, including the John Peter Altgeld Monument, the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Monument, and the Elks National Memorial Headquarters building.
Date: [1920..1929]
Duration: 4 minutes 06 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Item 3B: Family home movie footage]

Description: Home movie footage of people standing outside talking and playing with children.
Date: [1920..1929]
Duration: 3 minutes 47 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 1]

Description: First of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, with footage featuring shots of European soldiers fighting and the entrance of the United States into the war with soldiers being drafted and trained. It also includes cartoons by famous A.E.F. artist Wally.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 16 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 2]

Description: Second of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I with footage of American soldiers on various assignments in Europe, particularly the Meuse-Argonne battle.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 15 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 3]

Description: Third of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I with footage of U.S. soldiers at camps and during battles at various locations in Europe, including the Saint-Mihiel Offensive.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 20 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 4]

Description: Fourth of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, including footage of U.S. soldiers in France and the start of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 17 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 5]

Description: Fifth of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I including general footage of U.S. soldiers in Europe as well as troops celebrating news of the November 11 cease-fire, and Joffre, Foch, Pershing, French, and other generals shaking hands.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 15 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Item 3A: Legion in Paris and Battle Scenes]

Description: This Kodak-produced news reel, "Ten Years After," concerns France ten years after the end of WWI. The film begins with a 1927 parade down the streets of Paris by the American Legion with representation from Connecticut, Massachusettes, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and California. Featured are General Gouraud (France), Mayor James J. Walker of New York, and General Pershing. The film also contains shots of war-damaged buildings, memorials and statues, and empty battlefields.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 9 minutes 04 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Item 6B: Family home movie footage]

Description: A home video of the Owsley Family shot by Alvin Mansfield Owsley and his wife Lucy Ball Owsley of their children playing outdoors. The children can be seen playing toss with a ball, riding a seesaw, sliding down a slide, and playing with one another. Lucy can be seen holding one of her children, likely Thomas. Alvin Clark Owsley is visible at the end of the video.
Date: [1927,1936]
Duration: 10 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Owsley, Alvin Mansfield
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Unidentified 1930 Film]

Description: A video of a man sorting mail and a group of four men talking, drinking, and eating.
Date: 1930
Duration: 2 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Rogers, John & De Bruchard, Georgette
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"

Description: This film from Universal Newsreels shows the stars of the motion picture "Gold Diggers of 1933" arriving in San Francisco for the film premiere at the Paramount Theater to the music of "We're in the Money" and "Pettin' in the Park." Mayor Angelo J. Rossi presents the keys to the city to the actors. Actress Glenda Farrell is appointed Mayor for the day and Actors Joe E. Brown and Warren William are named as Chief of Police and Fire Chief. Other stars of the film listed on the Paramount marquee include Ruby Keeler, Joan Blondell, Aline Macmahon, Ginger Rogers, and Guy Kibbee & 300 Gorgeous Girls.
Date: 1933
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Universal Newspaper Newsreel
Partner: UNT Media Library
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[Item 5B: 1936-Leland-Judge Owsley; Leland-Chrystal Downs-Owsley (Judge O.) and Others 1937]

Description: Home movie footage of children riding horses; a party at a house on the coast; a parade in downtown Indianapolis featuring floats for the Raymond Springer gubernatorial campaign; women standing in front of rows of fruit jars; and people at the Highland Park train station in Illinois.
Date: [1936..1937]
Duration: 13 minutes 12 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Item 8B; Owsley's travels to the UK, Ireland and Indiana]

Description: This home movie incorporates title cards and includes footage of Ann Hathaway's Cottage in the United Kingdom, Cobh, Ireland in June 1937. Scenery in Minnetrista, Indiana can be seen. Individuals enjoying the beaches in Leland, Michigan. The launching of the family boat The Rosemary in July 1937 is also present in the film.
Date: 1937~
Duration: 14 minutes 11 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Paul Landacre, Wood Engraver

Description: This short film on Paul Landacre shows the artist as he works on a piece titled "Lot Cleaning, Los Angeles."
Access: Restricted to the UNT Community Members at a UNT Libraries Location.
Date: 1937
Duration: 6 minutes 57 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library
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[Denton County Fair]

Description: This home movie appears to document the 1938 Denton County Fair. The footage includes a horse show, a Boy Scouts exhibit, and various businesses including H.L. Peterson, Allis - Chalmers Tractors, J.L. Myers and Sons Contractors, the Legion Auxiliary, and Aristocrat Ice Cream.
Date: 1938
Duration: 5 minutes 12 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Bank Day]

Description: This home movie documents an unknown event in the city of Denton. It appears that there was a contest to win $300. Seen in the footage are crowds of people on the Denton County Courthouse lawn and businesses of downtown Denton, Texas as well as cars with signage advertising a rodeo in Ponder, Texaco gas, and the Jinx Show Plaza.
Date: 1940
Duration: 5 minutes 10 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[City Park #2]

Description: This home movie footage features an unidentified park.
Date: 1940~
Duration: 4 minutes 32 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Easter Egg Hunt]

Description: This home movie includes footage of an Easter celebration and Easter egg hunt. Additional footage appears to show the North Texas State Teachers College campus.
Date: 1940~
Duration: 4 minutes 58 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Golf Matches at the Colonial Country Club

Description: Footage of two golf matches at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, TX. The first is an exhibition match featuring Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson vs. Toney Penna and Henry Ransom. The second is from the 1940 National Open. No sound.
Date: 1940
Duration: 10 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Bell Helicopter Textron
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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