Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives

Special Format Records: Audiovisual Materials Edit




  • 1932, undated (Creation)


  • 2 Reels (Whole)
    16mm film

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  • Abstract

    None available.

  • Processing Information

    These materials were arranged and described by Bertha Adams. Funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

  • Use Restrictions

    The Special Format Records. Audio-Visual Materials are the physical property of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication and for other purposes where stated.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item identification and date], [Series info.], Special Format Records. Audio-Visual Materials, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.

  • Acquisition and Custody Information

    The 1926 Flag Day parade 16mm film was a gift of Taylor Hardwick, 1999.

  • Scope and Content Note

    Two 16 mm films comprise this record group. The first is a duplicate of a ten-minute film made in 1926 of the Flag Day parade of the First City Troop of Philadelphia. This reel also includes the dedication of the Robert Morris statue at the Custom House. Museum trustee and donor Roland L. Taylor served as master of ceremonies at the event. "Colonial Dancing" was filmed at Mt. Pleasant, one of the Fairmount Park houses, as part of the 1932 opening ceremony of the park houses.