Travel footage shot by Milton E. Merriman 1920s-1952. Most of the footage is of China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. The remainder features the Middle East; Europe & Great Bitain; Mexico, Puerto Rico, & South America; and the United States. The edited footage was used by Mr. Merriman in his travel lectures presented during the 1950s. Documentation ranges from developed urban centers to more rural areas and includes film of cultural festivals, marketplace scenes, and childhood activities. Contains detailed footage of monuments and architecture as well as aerial footage of landscapes.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD