This 16mm film is from a collection of home movies shot by J. Max Bond Sr. between 1930-1960. The collection features travel footage, family outings, and gatherings with family and friends.
This 16mm color film is one of ten home movies shot by J. Max Bond, Sr. from 1930 to 1960. The footage mainly focuses on family, travel, and educational institutions with which J. Max Bond Sr. was associated.
Consists of: 16mm Film (a) and Original 400 foot Film Reel (b).
2016.16.3.1a: 16mm film. The film opens with a wide shot of men cheering from a covered grandstand at a homecoming football game. This is followed by pan shots of finely dressed women standing in a line and seated men cheering for the camera. Subsequently, there are wide shots of the football team warming up and of the game itself. Next, there are multiple shots of the Tuskegee marching band performing on the football field. The camera then shoots a man speaking to the crowd. This is followed by more shots of the marching band and the football game. The film then cuts to scenes from a ceramics class. There are multiple shots of ceramic objects and a close up of a bust of Booker T. Washington being sculpted. The following scene depicts children in a classroom with wide shots of the children and a teacher seated in a circle and multiple portrait-style shots of the children and teachers. Next, a weaving class is shown with wide shots of a loom in operation and students showing off objects they've made in the class. This is followed by multiple shots of a cooking class where a teacher is training students in various techniques. The next several shots are out of focus, but appear to depict people formally entering a room. The film ends with multiple shots from a funeral with both wide and portrait-style shots of the mourners.
Union High School Most Valuable Player medal awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1932. The medal is clover shaped, bronze colored, and has a round bezel attached to a jump ring. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of a male football player in full length and facing the viewer. The football player is depicted mid-run with his proper right arm extended at his side and a football tucked under his proper left arm. He is wearing a football uniform and helmet with ear guards and a chin strap. In the background is a goal post and a grassy field. A relief banner above the football player’s head is inscribed with the text [U.H.S.]. On the reverse of the medal, engraved in the center, is text that reads [E. PEACOCK / L.H.B. / CHOSEN / MOST VAUABLE PLAYER / TO HIS TEAM / 1932 / CLASS B CHAMPS]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark that reads, [BRONZE / W [o inside a larger O]].