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Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Monroe Killy

Length:

1 reel (32 minutes)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Minnesota Historical Society list of titled amateur films
National Film Preservation Foundation Grant, 2000

Description:

"This film shows the Kegg family stripping basswood and birch barks and using the bark to make baskets and canoes." Worldcat.org

Resources:

The film received fourth prize in a Minneapolis Cine Club film contest in 1949 (Home Movies, Aug. 1949, 435).

Record of the film at ArchiveGrid, and Worldcat.org.

This film is held by the Minnesota Historical Society. MHS preserved the film with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

Locations:

  • Mille Lacs Indian Reservation, Minnesota (Filming)

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Repository:

Minnesota Historical Society Library

Screenings:

  • Screened as part of a Minneapolis Cine Club contest in 1949, Minneapolis, MN

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