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Hess family home movies collection

Identifier: COD0000141-ACC 2015-0002

Collection contains 48 reels of 8mm and Super 8mm films shot by Mr. Paul Hess between 1964 and 1980, donated by his daughter, Judy Bonk, and his granddaughter, Susan Klie. The films include footage of the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair, anniversary parties, a trip to Washington, DC, birthdays, various holidays, family vacations, a christening, a wedding shower, the weddings of both Barbara and Judy, graduation ceremonies, and the Farmingdale, Maine annual sheep shearing.


  • 1964-1980



This collection has been processed. Materials may be accessed upon request.

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Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


5,625 feet of film

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in February 2015 by Judy Bonk, daughter of the filmmaker and Susan Klie, granddaughter of the filmmaker.



Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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