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Martin family home movies collection

Identifier: COD0000055-ACC 2012-0005

Home movies of Martin Martin, unknown family, including 12 16mm films, 1 super 8 film, and 2 audio tapes. Approximate date range: 1946-1960. Collection was purchased by donor at a garage sale. All attempts at trying to track down the family of Martin Martin, of New York and New Jersey, has failed. Films cover Monticello and Highland Park, a film shot in Korea, and many films of family members in home settings and vacation trips to Atlantic City and Miami.


  • 1950-1960


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.


2,325 feet of film

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Benjamin Bradley in 2012.


Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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