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[Bristol, TN, Newsboy Soapbox Derby]

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.011
Content Description Preservation elements for a 35mm silent newsreel portraying different stages of the Soapbox Derby in Bristol, Tennessee, circa 1955. Cineric, Inc. (New York, NY) and Magno Sound and Video (New York, NY) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents A teenage boy prepares for the soapbox derby by shopping for parts, receiving a decorative beanie, and appearing at a publicity event. On the day of the derby, some cars parade on the...
Dates: 1955 (Produced); Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)

[Chilhowee Park Opening Day]

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.010
Content Description Preservation elements for a 35mm silent newsreel depicting the dedication ceremonies and opening day activities for a playground at Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, TN, on July 18, 1948. Mayor James Elmore and multiple Knoxville "News-Sentinel" staff members appear in the film. Cineric, Inc. (New York, NY) and Magno Sound and Video (New York, NY) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents Intertitles introduce viewers to the agenda and location...
Dates: 1948

Crowder Family Film Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.003
Content Description Several hundred feet of silent 16mm film depicting the private life of the Crowder family in and around Knoxville, TN, from approximately 1947 to 1953. Some segments are duplicated throughout the collection.
Dates: 1947-1953

David Swartz Film Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.004
Content Description Approximately 270 feet of 8mm film depicting daily life in the community of Vardy, TN, circa 1947
Dates: 1946-1947

ERWIN, TENNESSEE: SEPTEMBER 26, 1940

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.006
Content Description Preservation elements for a 35mm "town portrait" film profiling Erwin, TN, in 1940. The film was sponsored by the Capitol Theatre in Erwin. Cinema Arts, Inc. (Angels, PA) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents [A brass band march scores the entire film, which lacks any synchronized sound.] Long shots show Erwin, TN, situated at the foot of background mountains. Slow pans show both ways down Main Avenue in downtown Erwin. ...
Dates: 1940 (Produced); Digitized: 2008 (Preserved)

Harry Caldwell Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.002
Dates: 1933-1949

IN THE MOONSHINE COUNTRY

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.013
Content Description Original reel and preservation elements for a circa-1918 28mm Paramount-Bray newsreel depicting a simplified vignette of life in the southern Appalachian mountains. Walter Cline (Chattanooga, TN), George Massa (Asheville, NC), and Jim Thompson (Knoxville, TN) have all been suggested as possible cinematographers. Colorlab, Inc. (Rockville, MD) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents Opening title card: Paramount-Bray Pictographs / The...
Dates: 1918 (Produced); Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)

Marie Cirillo Video Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.001
Scope and Contents Forty-six (46) open reel videos documenting residents of former coal mining communities in Campbell County and Claiborne County, Tennessee. The bulk of the videos are uneditied raw footage recording the creation of Appalachian folk art, crafts and music, as well as Marie Cirillo's engagement with the communities' efforts to establish health care clinics and local economic development.Following an oral history project conducted by Marie Cirillo and Maureen O'Connell in 1972, a...
Dates: 1973-1976

McClung Video Oral History Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.008
Dates: 2003-2008

OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINEERS

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.012
Content Description Original reel and preservation elements for a circa-1918 28mm Paramount-Bray newsreel depicting a simplified vignette of life in the southern Appalachian mountains. Walter Cline (Chattanooga, TN), George Massa (Asheville, NC), and Jim Thompson (Knoxville, TN) have all been suggested as possible cinematographers. Colorlab, Inc. (Rockville, MD) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents Opening title card: Paramount-Bray Pictographs / The...
Dates: 1918 (Produced); Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2007)

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.014
Content Description 35mm preservation elements for 11 regional commercials and a newsreel. Sam Orleans and Associates (Knoxville, TN), produced the newsreel, THE TENNESSEE REVIEW: OPERATION TEXTBOOK, and may have produced the other shorts as well. Chace Audio (Burbank, CA) and Cinetech (Valencia, CA) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents [All short subjects have narration or overlaid sound; some have synchronized sound.]THE TENNESSEE REVIEW:...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1954 (Produced); Digitized: 2007 (Preserved)

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2008)

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.015
Content Description 35mm preservation elements for two regional commercials and a newsreel. Sam Orleans and Associates (Knoxville, TN) may have produced all three shorts. Cineric Inc. (New York, NY) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents [All three shorts are scored with music; none feature synchronized sound.]THE BREEZIEST, SNAPPIEST HILL-BILLY BAND ON STAGE AND RADIO (ca. 1948): A short commercial for a country music-themed variety show,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-1949 (Produced); Digitized: 2009 (Preserved)

THE KIDNAPPER'S FOIL [Bristol, TN]

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.009
Content Description Preservation elements for a 35mm version of THE KIDNAPPER'S FOIL production shot in Bristol, TN, in 1949 by itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker. Cineric, Inc. (New York, NY) and Magno Sound and Video (New York, NY) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents Opening Titles:MELTON BARKER PRESENTSTHE LOCAL GANG IN THE KIDNAPPER'S FOILWITH AN ENTIRE LOCAL CASTTHIS PICTURE WAS PRODUCED ENTIRELY WITH...
Dates: 1949 (Produced); Digitized: 2010 (Preserved)

W.E. Nash Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.007
Content Description T-120VF Sony VHS videotape with various lectures given by William E. Nash to Sally Ealy's elementary school class in McMinn County, as well as two television appearances featuring Nash taped from the television. Description on container:Black History, Athens, Tennessee Professor W.E. Nash J.L. Cook High School Taped at Englewood School, Sally Ealy's History Classes1) 00-48 February 1986, Prof. Nash's Early Life 1887-19212) 49:39-1:55 March...
Dates: 1986-1988