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Paul Duncan Film Collection, 1937-1941

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Cinematographer:
Duncan, Paul
Donor:
Duncan, James T
Farmer:
McMillen, Clark
Physical description:
Camera original: Film, 8mm
Master and reference videotapes: cassettes
0.5 cu. ft.: 2 boxes
3 items: 1 reel and 2 videotapes
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Pennsylvania
Date:
1937
1937-1941
1930-1950
Summary:
One camera original reel of 8mm motion picture film, black-and-white and color, documenting three types of now obsolete harvesting techniques on the Clark McMillen farm, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, 1937-1941; plus a master video and reference video. Approximately 20 minutes in length, the film shows hay cutting (1937), wheat threshing by machine (1939), and cutting wheat by hand with a scythe, making and tying sheaves, and threshing with a flail (1941). The film is 8mm, black and white and color. Edge codes date from 1926, 1932, and 1934-35.
Cite as:
Paul Duncan Film Collection, 1937-1941, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of James Duncan
Topic:
Draft horses
Agriculture
Farm equipment
Agricultural machinery
Farmers
Harvesting
Local number:
2003.3005 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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