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Bennington College Archival Film Footage, 1931-1942

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dc.contributor.advisor Scully, Eileen
dc.contributor.advisor Wilson, Oceana
dc.contributor.advisor Tacke, Melissa
dc.contributor.author Alpern, Tayla
dc.contributor.author Bielecki, Jacob
dc.contributor.author Campbell, Alison
dc.contributor.author Clement, Sam
dc.contributor.author Dolton-Thornton, Ian
dc.contributor.author Gambill, Caitlin
dc.contributor.author Woods Hogue, Emily
dc.contributor.author Keller, Kimberly
dc.contributor.author Kline, Travis
dc.contributor.author Mahoney, Kathleen
dc.contributor.author Medeiros, Jonathan
dc.contributor.author Patterson, Helen Rose
dc.contributor.author Peterson, Emma
dc.contributor.author Post, Desiree
dc.contributor.author Pryzystanski, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Ritter, Kate
dc.contributor.author Stames, Justin
dc.contributor.author Schaffer, Anne
dc.contributor.author Shyduroff, Marika
dc.contributor.author Strickman, Rose
dc.contributor.author Vorce, Amanda
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-15T19:51:55Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-15T19:51:55Z
dc.date.issued 2007-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11209/10131
dc.description Bennington Archival Film Footage 1931-1942 00:00 Farm to College 00:12 Horse, cart, man in hay pile 00:25 Hay piles in the field, main entrance 01:00 The Barn 01:43 Cows 01:48 Construction – the houses 02:00 The Barn 02:15 Construction – Commons 02:30 Construction 03:30 Tractor 04:00 Fields and mountains 04:50 Tractor 05:13 Construction – overall views 05:40 Groundbreaking 05:47 Horse and buggy, automobiles 06:00 Vincent Ravi Booth 06:07 Crowd 07:36 President Robert Leigh (L) unidentified man (R) 07:54 Hall Park McCullough 07:58 President Leigh 08:01 Crowd 09:11 Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes 09:16 Vincent Ravi Booth 09:20 Anson Phelps Stokes (L) Hall Park McCullough (R) 09:27 Crowd 09:31 Musicians 09:37 Crowd 10:52 Groundbreaking speakers 11:00 Crowd 11:19 Musicians 11:45 Unidentified man with shovel 12:11 William A. Neilson 12:20 William Rappard 12:36 Dorothy Canfield Fisher 13:48 President Leigh 13:59 Vincent Ravi Booth 14:00 Crowd – standing ovation 14:36 Vincent Ravi Booth walking with shovel 14:40 Vincent Ravi Booth digging 15:40 Pres. Leigh, Anson Phelps Stokes 16:00 Crowd 16:30 Housewarming 16:38 Campus – view from airplane 17:23 Panning across fields, houses, Commons, Barn 18:50 Houses, automobiles 21:24 Automobiles 21:37 Cricket Hill 22:32 Automobiles 22:52 Vincent Ravi Booth 23:44 Commons 24:36 Houses 25:27 Automobiles 26:40 Commons, people 28:00 Houses 26:55 Fields, Houses, bell 27:50 First Commencement 28:00 Houses 29:00 Tea party on lawn 31:00 Calendar, clock 32:00 Graduates walking from Barn 32:48 Graduates seated 32:56 President Leigh 33:27 Graduates walking 34:20 Graduates standing in a row 34:58 Diploma 35:01 Crowd 35:16 Four graduates displaying gowns 35:31 President Leigh speaking 36:00 Graduates seated 36:42 Faculty seated 37:18 Hall Park McCullough 37:30 Crowd 37:50 Faculty recommending candidates for the award of degrees. 38:27 Farm Day 38:31 Rakes 38:33 Students gardening 38:48 Martha Hill and students 39:00 Farm equipment 39:21 Burning clippings 39:35 Lunch line 39:56 Students eating 40:13 Lunch line 40:17 Olive difficulties 41:08 Students eating 42:16 Burning clippings 42:28 People, buildings, farm equipment 42:52 Digging with hoes 43:15 Robert Woodworth carrying plants 44:15 Students gardening 44:33 The blister 44:44 Hoeing 44:57 Robert Woodworth 45:12 Students gardening 00:00 Farm to College 00:12 Horse, cart, man in hay pile 00:25 Hay piles in the field, main entrance 01:00 The Barn 01:43 Cows 01:48 Construction – the houses 02:00 The Barn 02:15 Construction – Commons 02:30 Construction 03:30 Tractor 04:00 Fields and mountains 04:50 Tractor 05:13 Construction – overall views 05:40 Groundbreaking 05:47 Horse and buggy, automobiles 06:00 Vincent Ravi Booth 06:07 Crowd 07:36 President Robert Leigh (L) unidentified man (R) 07:54 Hall Park McCullough 07:58 President Leigh 08:01 Crowd 09:11 Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes 09:16 Vincent Ravi Booth 09:20 Anson Phelps Stokes (L) Hall Park McCullough (R) 09:27 Crowd 09:31 Musicians 09:37 Crowd 10:52 Groundbreaking speakers 11:00 Crowd 11:19 Musicians 11:45 Unidentified man with shovel 12:11 William A. Neilson 12:20 William Rappard 12:36 Dorothy Canfield Fisher 13:48 President Leigh 13:59 Vincent Ravi Booth 14:00 Crowd – standing ovation 14:36 Vincent Ravi Booth walking with shovel 14:40 Vincent Ravi Booth digging 15:40 Pres. Leigh, Anson Phelps Stokes 16:00 Crowd 16:30 Housewarming 16:38 Campus – view from airplane 17:23 Panning across fields, houses, Commons, Barn 18:50 Houses, automobiles 21:24 Automobiles 21:37 Cricket Hill 22:32 Automobiles 22:52 Vincent Ravi Booth 23:44 Commons 24:36 Houses 25:27 Automobiles 26:40 Commons, people 28:00 Houses 26:55 Fields, Houses, bell 27:50 First Commencement 28:00 Houses 29:00 Tea party on lawn 31:00 Calendar, clock 32:00 Graduates walking from Barn 32:48 Graduates seated 32:56 President Leigh 33:27 Graduates walking 34:20 Graduates standing in a row 34:58 Diploma 35:01 Crowd 35:16 Four graduates displaying gowns 35:31 President Leigh speaking 36:00 Graduates seated 36:42 Faculty seated 37:18 Hall Park McCullough 37:30 Crowd 37:50 Faculty recommending candidates for the award of degrees. 38:27 Farm Day 38:31 Rakes 38:33 Students gardening 38:48 Martha Hill and students 39:00 Farm equipment 39:21 Burning clippings 39:35 Lunch line 39:56 Students eating 40:13 Lunch line 40:17 Olive difficulties 41:08 Students eating 42:16 Burning clippings 42:28 People, buildings, farm equipment 42:52 Digging with hoes 43:15 Robert Woodworth carrying plants 44:15 Students gardening 44:33 The blister 44:44 Hoeing 44:57 Robert Woodworth 45:12 Students gardening 45:52 Students picking up rakes en_US
dc.description.abstract Eileen Scully's fall 2007 Bennington Past and Present class spent five weeks researching the silent footage using documents from the College Archive. The student wrote and narrated the script and selected and played the music, including a score originally composed for the first graduating class (Played during part 4. First Commencement, Nor Sing, Nor Sigh - Song Lyric by Louisa Richardson '36, Set to music by Hannah Coffin '36) 1. Farm to College 2. Groundbreaking 3. Open House 4. First Commencement 5. Farm Day. Narrators: Kathleen Mahoney, Marika Shyduroff, Emily Woods Hogue, Kimberly Keller, Emma Peterson, and Travis Kline. Musician: Guitar: Sam Clement and Justin Stames, Fiddle: Kate Ritter, Piano: Jacob Bielecki, Harmonica: Amanda Vorce. The narration and music was performed live to the silent footage at the 75th Anniversary Celebration of the College on October 6 & 7, 2007. en_US
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dc.title Bennington College Archival Film Footage, 1931-1942 en_US
dc.title.alternative Bennington Past & Present Class en_US
dc.type Video en_US


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