The collection consists of the [Cole & Williams — home movies], 12 reels of Super 8 film, totaling approximately 2560 feet, and 9 VHS tapes, shot by Emma Louise Cole and Zelma Williams, between 1968 and 1998.The films and videos are primarily home movies, including scenes of dogs, birthday parties, Christmas celebrations and family vacations.
Notes from can: Duplicate film. 1927. This film was made for family use because in 1927 they were so uncertain about the life of films which were in use. AWN. Films have been shifted around since this was made so this is spread through different reels. Leader notes: Duplicate. Some parts are the original? //
Label on can: ‘Duxbury 1941, Thanksgiving 1941’ // b&w title card at head // very sharp Kodachrome color outdoor footage // gardens, beach scenes // b&w baby footage – has 1940 date code, rest of reel is 1941 date code // b&w footage of puppy playing // baby // Thanksgiving 1941 title card.