Nixon 23: Hunting Island State Park
b&w, silent, Hunting Island State Park, South Carolina, 1956
Collection Information:Regional Film Collections, Scott Nixon Home Movies
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Nixon 23: Hunting Island State Park
A family trip to Hunting Island State Park with the Nixon's in the summer of 1956 and a day on the beach with a picnic.
Nixon 23: Hunting Island State Park is part of the Regional Film Collections. Other examples include:
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