Nehls, Marilyn Hausman Collection

      1936 – 1958
      The collection consists of 100 reels of home movies and travel films, shot by Walter Hausman. The travel films include Baghdad and Babylon in Iraq; Petra and Jerash in Jordan; Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Galilee in Israel; Paris and Lourdes in France; Bismark in Germany; Expo'58/the Worlds Fair in Brussels, Belgium; and Bermuda. Other films include newsreels and commercial cartoons.
      The films of the collection were shot or collected by Walter Hausman, who lived in Garden City, New York. The collection was passed to his daughter, Marilyn Hausman Nehls (1946-2020). Nehls passed away in April 2020, due to Covid-19. The collection was donated to Northeast Historic Film by William Clark.
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