Alvin Mansfield Owsley Collection

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Alvin Mansfield Owsley Collection

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18 reels; 14 VHS

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The Owsley Collection contains the documents of statesman and attorney Alvin M. Owsley (1888-1967) and his family. The personal lives of Alvin M. and Lucy Ball Owsley are represented through home movies. The collection includes 1936-Leland-Judge Owsley; Leland-Chrystal Downs-Owsley (Judge O.) and Others 1937: Children riding horses; a party at a house on the coast; a parade in downtown Indianapolis featuring floats for the Raymond Springer gubernatorial campaign; women standing in front of rows of fruit jars; and people at the Highland Park train station in Illinois.Family: People standing outside talking and playing with children.; Kentucky Derby footage: The Kentucky Derby and a party after the race where a musical group is entertaining. Owsley 2, family: Children playing with their parents and nanny. Owsley family: Children posing in front of landmarks in Chicago's Lincoln Park, including the John Peter Altgeld Monument, the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Monument, and the Elks National Memorial Headquarters building. Owsley family: Children wearing costumes and playing with their parents. Owsley family: Children dressed in Native American costumes and playing in a sandbox. Owsleys Oak Loan c. 1920s.: Two children playing outside wearing swimsuits.

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University of North Texas Libraries - Special Collections

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