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This is another item listed by Mid-American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc. (MAHP), a Non for Profit 501(c)3 Organzation. We raise funds through eBay sales of items from our local history preservation efforts, with this we can buy materials needed for future presevation projects.  This is an original production by our company, and the auction is for a new, unused DVD created here in our offices.

This is a DVD of the Mid-American Heritage Preservation Foundation Production, HAMMOND, Indiana 1939-1941; This DVD is a great look at Hammond, Indiana in these years of the 1950's film footage, that was shot on 16mm and 8mm we had it transfered to video, and this is what the footage covers:CHAPTER #1 First we Go to LOYALTY DAY 1951 PARADE off 5600 Block Hohman Ave, Shows color footage of the East Chicago Float,shows up with the camera and shot this footage,,,Chapter# 2 Hessville July 4th 1954 Kiddie Parade, With a Gacy Like Clown,Scary Chapter# 3 Borden Milk Company of Hammond,Indiana 1958 Open House at the Plant 402 Clinton Street and Elsie the Cow shows up with her Daughter Loelia and Larabee the Calfs and a Tour,great Color Footage,, CHAPTER #4 Crusin Downtown Hammond,Indiana as you see the Dept stores as they were in 1958,ya see "7 year Itch" was playing at the Paramount Theater,see the Goldblatts Building,Rothschild,Grants,Darling Clothes,Woolworths,and the Best is seeing all the people shopping,dressed well,Indiana Hotel,Then He makes a LEFT HAND TURN on STATE STREET,AHHHHH, NEVER SEEN this FOOTAGE of CALUMET CITY,ILLINOIS,on STATE STREET, THE SIN STRIP ,and you can see for the first time color footage of this SINFUL STRIP,first shot is a girl standing in front of the LITTLE CLUB,must been waitin for a bus,Next see the STAR CLUB,were its COOL INSIDE,see the SHOW CLUB,one bar even had a billboard""Now on our stage""SALLY RAND"" Queen of the fan Dance,see the PLAY HOUSE,all just to get a JOHNS PIZZA, CHAPTER #5 FLOOD-Shows a Loyality Day Parade on Goslin Street and also the FLOOD of the 1950's that hit North Hammond,Indiana CHAPTER #6 ICE SKATING at Wolfe Lake of Forsythe Park and also footage of the Burned Remains in East Chicago,Indiana of St.Stanis School CHAPTER#7 B&W FOOTAGE of Hammond,Downtown at STATE & HOHMAN CHAPTER#8 ROBY 1955, a small area in North of Robersdale,this footage shows the Trailor Court,and Indianapolis Blvd Traffic,and Farris Auto Repair and all the cars of the 1950's,GLATT Auto across the Street CHAPTER #9 ROBERTSDALE BASEBALL,see color footage of Forsythe Park,see all of the colorful ads on the Fence,Wow no Politicans CHAPTER #10 EDISON APARTMENTS this is a rare look at this Great Buildind Project by Carey Construction of Hammond,Indiana this 31 min segment shows the empty lot to pouring the foundation to putting on the roof,as this company dedicated the building at Madison & 196th Street ,,,,next CHAPTER #11 HAMMOND CENTENNIAL PARADE of 1951 26 mins of footage from Calumet Ave,State Street,Hohman Ave,Highland Street,as this parade is recorded by 5 different families from Northwest Indiana,,, CHAPTER #12 INDIANA TOLL ROAD 1956 as it was built thru Hammond,between Calumet and Columbia,Gostlin Tree Streets This rare color16 mm footage is a fraction of the complete footage of the building of this Great Public Works Project,that was just sold,see some footage of the Bridge going up as trains go by,and tearing up the track on Chiicago Ave,in East Chicago,Indiana CHAPTER #13 HARRISON PARK, a Group of Girls do a play for the Movie Camera,in a Class at Hammond Tech 1957,they were make up and costumes,and do a fight sceen,as a teacher breaks it up,and makes them use guns,just like the wild west(Cal City) CHAPTER #14 DVD PROMOS almost 2 hours of great Color B&W Public Domain Footage.; Buyer must include $3 shipping or check out sellers other auctions and combine shipping to save $$....Good Luck!



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