Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Edited film produced by "Field and Stream" Magazine for Bray Studios, Paramount. Film depicts a "coon" hunt showing men and dogs leaving a plantation house to tree a racoon. Also depicted is the role of Blacks in a coon hunt followed by communal dancing and celebration by Black men. This documents a dance style known as "shaking the dogs" accompanied by a percussion technique using wooden stakes.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD