Supplementary materials: audiotapes of lectures,still photographs, brochures
Commander Karl E. Stein was a member of several expeditions including the Mitchell Hedges-Richmond Brown Exploratory Expedition and the Snyder Mountain Expedition. His military service during World War II found him in the South Pacific, Arctic and Mediterranean. After the War he turned to creating travel films for the travel-lecture circuit. His wife, Flora M. Stein, recorded the country's music to accompany the presentations.
Donated by Karl E. Stein in 1994
Edited film is a travel-lecture film created by Karl E. Stein and documents travel in Korea presenting how people live, work and play and their homes, schools and industries. Locales visited include Seoul (palaces, wedding, markets, making lacquer furniture, fur coat manufacturing, and Olympic Games sports complex); Folk Village; Mt. Soraksan; Kyongu (former capital of the Silla Kingdom); Pomun Lake Resort; Pusan (auctioning of fish and United Nations' Cemetery; and Cheju Island.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD