Construction company which built the Chrysler Building in New York City, among other New York buildings.
16mm motion picture film (mixed: some black-and-white silent, some color with sound) : (a) documenting the construction activities of Godwin Construction Company in New York City, late 1920s-early 1930s, and (b) home movie footage documenting the family celebrations, travel, and leisure activities of the Bergman and Kahn families. Harry M. Bergman worked for Godwin Construction Company. Among the buildings shown during construction is the Chrysler Building.
VHS videotape copies for reference use.
Travel films include documentation of trips to Canada, the U.S. West, and numerous trips to Europe.
Kahn Family Film Collection, 1920s-1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
2000.3019 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Researchers may use videotape reference copies only