The Ohio Historical Society is looking for home movies to play in an exhibit about the 1950s that will open at the Ohio History Center later this year.
- Backyard bar-b-ques
- Children’s birthday parties
- Children dressed up for Halloween and Trick or Treating
- Coming home with a new car
- Bringing a new baby home from the hospital
- Backyard fireworks on the 4th of July
- Christmas decorations
- Easter egg hunts
If you have any footage like this, or other interesting 1950s films, contact our history curators at by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (614) 297-2535.
We will copy the film and return the originals to you. Color footage is highly preferred. We can take 8mm or 16mm films.