Manchester College Historical Movies , MC2009/147a,b,c, Archives and Brethren Historical Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana.
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Scope and Content
Baccalaureate and Commencement; Early Footage: Manchester College historical film with moving picture segments of graduation exercises during the latter part of Otho Winger's presidency and the beginning of Vernon Schwalm's. Segments from Camp Mack.
1. MC2009/147a: A note written by Jeanine Wine on VHS box MC2009/147a, reads, "Manchester College Historical Movies (from S-VHS Master)."
2. A note written by Stan Pittman on VHS box MC2009/147b reads, "This one is a standard UVS copy of the "Historical films" we did last week." On VHS label, "Tape put together by Stan P. (Pittman) ...(in Oct. 1989?).
3. MC2009/147c is a DVD-R.
Date of Accession
Bio History Note
This collection of historical movies comes from the latter years of Otho Winger's presidency and the early years of Schwalm's. Jeanine believes a clip is from Schwalm's inauguration in the fall of 1941.
Several graduations are documented, one in which Winger hold a lighted candle and lights a candle for each robed student.
Baccalaureate and Commencement; Early Footage: Manchester College historical film with moving picture segments of graduation exercises during the latter part of Otho Winger's presidency and the beginning of Vernon Schwalm's.
Moving pictures of May Days, for at least two years....complete with gymnasts, male tumblers in short-shorts, a funny costumed bull (two people) and bull fighter, dances around the Maypole, the May Day Queen and entourage, and parade.
Camp Mack day showing student and professors arriving/departing by train and playing games and eating at Camp Mack.
Homecoming, including "Blitzkreig on Valpo."
Probably a promotional segment where a veiled young woman visits Manchester College with her mother, father and brother. Their car pulls up next to the tennis courts and they exit the car and walk slowly to the Administration building.
Description prepared 4 November 2009 by Jeanine M. Wine and updated 26 November 2010 by Jeanine M. Wine.