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Film: MSS0292 Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 8 Date Digitized: Total Length: 12 minutes, 55 seconds Contents:
Vacation Junket, Nashville, Tennessee, June 1939
Opening Titles (00:26); Text reads (in order): "A Vacation Junket, June 1939. In Two Parts. Photographed by Orris D. Brown. Done in a hop, skip and jump. Nashville Tenn."
Replica of Parthenon (00:49); Footage of the exterior of the Parthenon building in Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee. Text reads (in order): "A replica of the Parthenon in Centennial Park."
Home of Andrew Jackson (01:21); Scenes from the Hermitage grounds and mansion, plantation and home of President Andrew Jackson, and the burial sites of President Jackson and his wife. Rachel. Text reads (in order): "The Hermitage. Well preserved home of Andrew Jackson."
The hills of Tenn. (00:37); Scenery and roads in the hills of Tennessee. Text reads (in order): "Twilight in the hills of Tennessee."
The Cumberland Mountains (00:17); Scenes from the Cumberland Mountain area. Text reads (in order): "In the Cumberland Mountains."
Ozona Falls (00:14); Scenes of the Ozone Falls in Cumberland County, Tennessee. Text reads (in order): "Ozona Falls."
Great Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg (00:16); Footage from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, which lies near the Great Smokey Mountain range, and Gatlinburg’s Official Information Bureau. Text reads (in order): "The Great Smokey Mountains."
Mt. LeConte (02:05); Scene of Mr. Leconte in cloud cover and people at the waterfall; footage of people walking and hiking along a trail; scenes of people exploring the area streams and plants. Text reads (in order): "Mt. LeConte draped in clouds. A two and one half hours climb up Mt. LeConte to Rainbow Falls. Dense forests, wild flowers in abundance. Mountain laurel, rhododendrons, azaleas in profusion."
Rainbow Falls (01:28); Footage of Rainbow Falls from multiple angles. Text reads (in order): "Rainbow Falls."
Little Pigeon River (00:33); Visitors at the Little Pigeon River and Newfound Gap, with elevation of 5,048. ft. Text reads (in order): "Little Pigeon River. Newfound Gap elevation 5,048. North Carolina state line. Gatlinburg 17, Sevierville 31, Knoxville 55."
Klingman's Dome (00:35); Images of the cloudy view from Clingmans Dome. Text reads (in order): "In the clouds at Klingman’s Dome, Elev. 6642 ft."
Vacation Junket, Washington, D.C., June 1939
Washington D.C. (00:46); Traffic moving along Pennsylvania Avenue; view of the United States Capitol building and the Washington Monument. Text reads (in order): "Washington D.C. Pennsylvania Ave., in the rain. The Nation's Capitol."
Supreme Court Building, View from top (00:19); Exterior view of the Supreme Court Building; footage along Connecticut Avenue. Text reads (in order): "Supreme Court Building. Connecticut Ave."
Washington Monument (00:21); Scenic views of Washington, D.C., from the top of the Washington Monument. Text reads (in order): "From top of Washington Monument – still raining."
The White House (00:28); Exterior shots of the White House. Text reads (in order): "The White House."
Arlington House (00:20); Text reads (in order): "Arlington House – home of Robert E. Lee."
Arrival at Norfolk (00:13); Ferry at the port of arrival. Text reads (in order): "Arrival at Norfolk, Va."
Stone Mountain (00:32); View of the early work on the Confederate Memorial Carving at Stone Mountain; footage of a woman laughing. Text reads (in order): "The unfinished Stone Mountain Memorial – Atlanta, Ga. After three weeks of sightseeing – freckled tonsils. One moment please."
The digital preservation of this film was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.