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Lost and Found Films: ‘Palo Alto Home,’ circa 1959

Two women happily leaf through a scrapbook in a garden and are then joined by an older man in this weeks mystery film, from 1959. Are these folks related to the UW in any way? Hannah Palin, film archives specialist with UW Libraries Special Collections, wants to know. Can you help?

Lost and Found Films: ‘Aberdeen Gathering

A dreamlike film from Aberdeen is this weeks entry. People walk ceremonially in a circle, children very much in evidence, and a document is burned. Anyone know whats going on here?

Lost and Found Films: Research at sea

Continuing our series of “orphan films” from Hannah Palin, film archives specialist with UW Special Collections. This week’s film depicts research at sea in about 1969 — but can you help her learn more?

Lost and Found films return: Can you help place the footage?

Film archivist Hannah Palin,of UW Libraries Special Collections,is back this summer with more mystery footage. Can you help her figure out the who, what, where and why behind these odd little films? This week: Welcome to 1948.

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