A program for the Yuletide Extravaganza held by the Theodore and Bertha M. Roddey Foundation (TBRF) at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster on December 6, 2002 to celebrate the opening of the photographic exhibition: "Women of A New Tribe" which recognized visionary women who have overcome many obstacles and have helped improve the lives of others. The twelve women represented visionary women from the Foundation's service areas of Chester, York and Lancaster counties (South Carolina).
This film is from a collection of home movies filmed by the family of Michael Holman, an important figure in the history of hip hop. The collection predominately contains family vacation footage shot when Holman's father, Lt. Thomas Holman, was stationed in Europe with the US Army. Most of the footage was captured by Holman's grandmother, Pauline Thompson Wood. In addition to the European vacation films, the footage shot by Pauline Wood documents her involvement with the Baha'i Faith and includes footage of Baha'i events and pilgrimages to holy sites in Israel and Palestine. There is also footage of the family at home in San Francisco and other sites in California.
This film is from a collection of home movies filmed by the family of Michael Holman, an important figure in the history of hip hop.
Consists of: 8mm Film (a), Original Film Reel (b), and Original Film Can (c).
2016.31.3.29.1a: 8mm film. The film begins with a series of shots depicting street life during an unidentified festival and parade [Possibly Bastille Day] in an unidentified location in France. A child, Linda Holman, wearing a white dress and white cap The Holman children can be seen in some of the shots. The next series of shots depicts the ferry ride from Calais, France to Dover, England. This is followed by a sequence of shots depicting street life on Gloucester Road in the Kensington borough of London. There are multiple shots of the Montana Hotel, as well as shots of locals going about their day. A long section of leader follows before a new reel starts.
The second reel begins with a group of people outside a home in an unidentified location smiling and walking towards the camera. Alice Holman appears on the left of the group wearing a grey top and a blue skirt. A young Linda Holman wears a red sweater and white bows in her hair. The next series of shots depict religious festivies festivities in an unidentified French town near Limoges [Possibly Poitiers]. Long lines of children dressed in white enter a church. There are also shots of the ceremony inside the church and various locals posing for the camera. The Holman childrens can be seen in several of the shots. Linda Holman wears a white dress and Michael Holman wears red overall shorts with a white shirt. The reel concludes with the children in white walking through the streets of the town. A long section of leader follows before the next reel starts.
The third reel begins with a series of shots depicting The Old Curiosity Shop in London and the Lancaster Castle. This is followed by a brief series of shots depicting the ferry journey from Dover to Calais. The reel concludes with a sequence of tourist sites and street life in Paris. A long section of leader follows before the next reel starts.
The fourth and final reel is a long series of shots depicting tourist sites and street life in London. The longest section of shots shows the changing of the guard and other military proceedings at Buckingham Palace.
2016.31.3.29.1b: Original film reel.
2016.31.3.29.1c: Original film can. Tape labels with content notes.