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Percy B. Eckhart Travel Footage: Florida 1933

Catalog Data

Physical description:
reference 14 minutes silent b&w DVD
archival original 1 film roll (400 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Florida
North America
United States
Date:
1933
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Supplementary materials: Family biographical information
Percy Bernard Eckhart was born in 1877 in Lake Forest, Illinois and died in 1969 in Lake Placid, New York. He studied at the University of Chicago and Harvard Law School. He was a lawyer including being legal counsel for the Art Institute of Chicago, a prolific oil painter and supporter of the arts.
Donated by Wendy Williams in 2017
Summary:
Footage of a variety of shots of daily life in Florida. Of note is the brief footage of Seminole Indians performing daily tasks (sewing, scraping bark off log). Also depicted are public buildings including a race track and mansion, as well as women and families at the beach.
Cite as:
Percy B. Eckhart
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Tourism  Search this
Beaches  Search this
Race tracks  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Domestic and family life  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2017.5.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393835