This collection consists of 57 reels of 16 mm film primarily of family activities and travels abroad dating from 1932 until 1952. Special films of note include footage of coal mines and footage of the 1937 flood in Huntington, West Virginia. Also included are an Eiki film projector, VHS and DVD copies of selected film, and oversize family and business related photographs.
Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.
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Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
James D. Francis Film Collection, 1932-1954, Accession No. 2004/07.0736, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.