Category Archives: Archival Film

World War II Films Digitized: Paul J. Halloran

The American Heritage Center has digitized and made accessible online 30 films from the Paul J. Halloran papers #4832. Paul J. Halloran was a prominent naval officer and civil engineer during the twentieth century. He oversaw construction of Pacific airbases … Continue reading

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Sky High in Wyoming

In a press release written to accompany the release of her film, Sky High in Wyoming, the documentary filmmaker Mildred Capron (whose papers reside at the American Heritage Center) states: An easterner by birth and background, 14 years in China … Continue reading

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UW Football Goes Bowling (1951 and 2011)

The AHC invites all University of Wyoming football fans gearing up for the 2011 New Mexico Bowl to watch some highlights of past UW football glory. In the 1951 Gator Bowl, Eddie “Boom Boom” Talboom led the Cowboys to a … Continue reading

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Old Faithful Speaks

Old Faithful Speaks is a 35 millimeter nitrate film created between 1933 and 1935 to promote Wyoming tourism. Yellowstone National Park was then (and is now) a world-renowned tourist attraction. The film features what may be the first audio recording … Continue reading

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