Mary Dowdell Ashley film collection

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This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:

Mary Dowdell Ashley film collection 1937-1975

Collection #RL.10048 | 3 Linear Feet (13 16mm film reels)

The collection consists of approximately 9,000 film feet (about 5.5 hours across 13 reels) of 16mm home movies, shot from the 1930s to the 1970s by Mary Dowdell Ashley. The footage consists primarily of Ashley's family and community life in Montgomery, Alabama and the Gulf Coast area.

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