Interpreting History Through Archival Film

nterpreting History Through Archival Film Students will use the Duke University Repository Collections and Archives to interrupt the past. Archival film is a great way to gain insight into the lives of people from the past. Students will use  Lillington (N.C.), circa 1939 (Reel 2) Instructions: 1.5 pages, double space, Times News Roman.  1. Students will write a summary of the archival film of choice. The film must be a minimum of 10 minutes in length. 2. What impact of the film have on interpreting culture? 3. Explain the metadata. 4. Tell about the collection and brief summary of the film you chose. 5. What impact does technology, such as film on that time have on allowing people to tell their own stories and record their lives for future interpretation? 6. Why did you like the film? 7. Provide your interpretation as a public historian. COLLECTION GROUP Digital Collections COLLECTION H. Lee Waters Film Collection   Silent films documenting communities in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina, from 1936 to 1942.   ITEM INFO Title: ·       Lillington (N.C.), circa 1939 (Reel 2) Date: ·       1939 Creator: ·       Waters, H. Lee Description: ·       This film is part of a series of films taken by H. Lee Waters titled Movies of Local People. The series captures residents of small towns across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia between 1936 and 1942.   Location: ·       United States ·       North Carolina ·       Lillington (N.C.) Format: ·       motion pictures (visual works) ·       black-and-white film ·       silent films Extent: ·       TRT 00:21:33 Digital Collection: H. Lee Waters Film Collection Source Collection: H. Lee Waters Film collection Series: ·       Movies of Local People, 1936-1942 Provenance: ·       The H. Lee Waters Film Collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a series of gifts and purchases beginning in 1988 Rights: Copyright Undetermined Rights Note: ·       The publication status of this item is uncertain, making public domain determination difficult.  To the extent these materials are protected by copyright, Duke has been granted permission to make digital reproductions and make them available to the public as part of a digital collection.  For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Identifier: ·       rl10075dvd0040020 ·       duke:611467 ·       RL10075-DBCAM-0031_02 ·       ark:/87924/r40v8fb6g ·       6ad45e86-8fda-4bc9-a5a7-5ba46ef5de36 Permalink:   Sponsor: Sponsor this Digital Collection


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