Tag Archive: south carolina

Aug 27

MIRC, Historic Columbia, and The Nickelodeon Team Up for Home Movie Day 2015

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Join USC Libraries’ Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) and Historic Columbia at The Nickelodeon Theatre for Columbia’s annual Home Movie Day event. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 17th, members of the community are invited to attend the free, family-friendly screening. Refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded. MIRC staff will …

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Feb 23

Kate Gleason Home Movies Return to Beaufort

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On Sunday February 15th, 2015, MIRC assistant director and curator Lydia Pappas gave a talk on the recent discovery and preservation of some previously unidentified films in the MIRC collections at the University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts in Beaufort. The screening was a success and well attended by local history enthusiasts …

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Apr 22

Celebrating Earth Day with South Carolina Wildlife Films

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In celebration of Earth Day we are highlighting the South Carolina Department of Wildlife Films Collection. The collection, which contains over a thousand rolls of 16mm film in several hundred cans, was shot by the South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department* from the 1950s to the 1980s. The majority of the materials are pre-print …

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Apr 01

Feature Video–April 2013–Camp Jocassee

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Camp Jocassee–Lever-Karst–home movies This week the feature video on MIRC’s DVR is a home movie from the Lever-Karst Collection, featuring a camp that now lies underneath a body of water in the Northwest corner of South Carolina.  Camp Jocassee for Girls was located in Jocassee Valley on the banks of the Whitewater River from 1921 …

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Nov 12

UFO – mystery film

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Nesting birds–Gibbes–home movies Its time for a UFO again and this month our Unidentified Filmed Object consists of 2 items, the area and the subject. This film is of nesting birds in a lake or wetlands area and we would like you to name the species of bird and, if possible, the lake or area …

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Sep 13

UFO – Unidentified men on the street

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Where were you on January 24th 1973? Were you in Florence, SC and were you stopped by a WBTW reporter on that day? If so, you might recognize yourself in this featured video. We don’t know much about this local television news item. http://mirc.sc.edu/fedora/repository/usc%3A1155 It was possibly filmed in Florence, SC – can you identify …

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Jul 24

Feature Video–July 24th–Old Cooper River Bridge

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Let’s Take a Ride on the Old Cooper River Bridge by Cherrie Redd-Brown (MIRC) For readers who may not be familiar with the Low Country area of South Carolina, let me introduce you to the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge (also known as the Old Cooper River Bridge), which was completed in 1929 to link Charleston, …

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