International House Historical Film | 1947-1948, Reel 2
This reel is 3:40 minutes long and features:
- International students performing a French folk dance. The dancers are Odette Simon, Jeanne Bonvin, Denise Devaucher, and M. Jean Alhine. These dances were performed several times that academic year, so could represent a performance at the annual American Association of Teachers of French meeting (held 30 October-1 November at Jacksonville State), a performance for a college gathering held December 3, 1947, or another campus event held on February 25, 1948.
- A formal dinner
- An outdoor barbeque
- A ceremony held on the steps of the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, with speeches by Alabama Governor James E. "Big Jim" Folsom, Sr.
- A trip to Big Spring, depicting some Madison County locations, such as Post Office No. 37
Odette Simon, Jeanne Bonvin, Denise Devaucher, M. Jean Alhine, Jeanne Renahy/Jeanne Ranahy, Governor James E. Folsom
Is Part Of
The digital video files are housed in JSU Digital Commons; the original, severely deteriorated 16mm film reels were discarded after salvage and conversion efforts.
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Jones, James H., "International House Historical Film | 1947-1948, Reel 2" (1947). International House Historical Film. 8.