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Watson-Cambre home movie collection

Identifier: COD0000051-ACC 2005-0002

This collection of home movies, shot by Mr. Bert Watson, of Fredericktown, Ohio, feature his wife Ruth, and daughters Janet, Deborah and Susan, as well as some of their many friends, family, and neighbors. These films were shot in the 1950s and show the local area around their home in Ohio, as well as their vacation trips to Florida and the West.


  • 1950s.



Portions of this collection may be viewed online; the remainder may be accessed upon request.

For more information contact curator Lydia Pappas at

Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


3875 feet of film

Physical Location

Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC). 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208.

Other Finding Aids

Go the MIRC Digital Video Repository for catalog records and streaming video copies of the individual films in this collection:

In the reference catalog, holdings are currently prefixed MCLS.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jan Cambre in 2005.


Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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