Amateur : old West, cowboys and Indians, Arizona and New Mexico.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
English
Published/​Created
Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009.
Description
1 online resource (1 electronic resource (14 min.))

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Subject(s)
Series
Academic Video Online
Summary note
This film reel contains rare amateur footage of Southwest American life in the early twentieth century. Despite the fact that the exact date and location of the film is unknown, it is likely that most of the scenes are from New Mexico, with some ending shots of the Grand Canyon and California. The beginning scenes appear to be of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe. This film focuses especially on Native Americans, their celebrations, adobe architecture, and various national monuments. It is likely that one scene shows a feast day at a pueblo where the cameraman took special care in filming the Native Americans, particularly the women wearing headdresses. Early video such as this is hard to come by and preserves an old and mostly past way of life.
Notes
  • Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 19, 2010).
  • Previously published as DVD.
Language note
  • In English.
  • Original language in English.
OCLC
677927739
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