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Guide to the Frank and Diane Davison Home Movie Collection
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Description
The Frank and Diane Davison Home Movie Collection consists of 23 color and b&w, 8mm home movies documenting the family life of the Davison family during the 1960s. The home movies include 63 minutes of footage of the family camping, skiing, at the beach, dancing “The Twist”, and celebrating Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and birthdays of friends and family members. The majority of the footage appears to take place in Alaska and Pacific Northwest with footage of family trips to Atlantic City, New Jersey, Oakland, California, and Panama.
Extent
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Permission to publish from the Frank and Diane Davison Home Movie Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.
Availability
Original film reels restricted. Digital files are open to the public.