International House Historical Film

International House Historical Film | 1947-1948, Reel 2

Title

International House Historical Film | 1947-1948, Reel 2

Date

1947

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Description

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

Participants

Odette Simon, Jeanne Bonvin, Denise Devaucher, M. Jean Alhine, Jeanne Renahy/Jeanne Ranahy, Governor James E. Folsom

Location

The digital video files are housed in JSU Digital Commons; the original, severely deteriorated 16mm film reels were discarded after salvage and conversion efforts.

Keywords

historical film, international students

Rights

These materials are the property of Jacksonville State University and are intended for personal, teaching, research, and other non-commercial use. Users are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University International House & Programs. For more information, please contact digitalcommons@jsu.edu.

International House Historical Film | 1947-1948, Reel 2

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