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Catalog Number 2004/07.0736
Object Name Film
Scope & Content James D. Francis was president of the Island Creek Coal Co. The collections consists of 57 reels of 16 mm film primarily of family activities and travels abroad dating from 1932 until 1952; includes some film of coal mines and 1937 flood scenes of Huntington, W. Va. Also included are an Eiki film projector, VHS and DVD copies of selected film.
Creator Francis, James E.
Title James D. Francis Film Collection
Collection James D. Francis film collection.
Accession number 2004/07.0736
Finding Aids An inventory of reels is available in the Special Collections Department, James E. Morrow Library, Marshall University.
People Francis, James D.
Francis, Permele
Francis, David
Subjects Americans in foreign countries
Coal mining
Families
Fishing
Parties
Travel
Search Terms 1937 Flood, Huntington, W. Va.
Huntington, W. Va.
Island Creek Coal Co.
Extent of Description 57 items. located in technician's office and oversized documents.
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 3/29/2011.
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1952
Dates of Creation 1932-1952.
Dates of Accumulation 1932-1952.
Archival History Found in the basement of 250 Ridgewood Road, the Francis home.
Date 1932-1952.
System of arrangement Reels are arranged by size (4" and 7" reels), then chronologically. Identifications were provided by the donors.
Containers Reel 01
Reel 02
Reel 03
Reel 04
Reel 05
Reel 06
Reel 07
Reel 08
Reel 09
Reel 10
Reel 11
Reel 12
Reel 13
Reel 14
Reel 15
Reel 16
Reel 17
Reel 18
Reel 19
Reel 20
Reel 21
Reel 22
Reel 23
Reel 24
Reel 25
Reel 26
Reel 27
Reel 28
Reel 29
Reel 30
Reel 31
Reel 32
Reel 33
Reel 34
Reel 35
Reel 36
Reel 37
Reel 38
Reel 39
Reel 40
Reel 41
Reel 42
Reel 43
Reel 44
Reel 45
Reel 46
Reel 47
Reel 48
Reel 49
Reel 50
Reel 51
Reel 52
Reel 53
Reel 54
Reel 55
Reel 56
Reel 57