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This film begins with the 1939 San Francisco Exposition, then to filming the construction of the Friant Dam. This is followed by extensive footage of James "Jimmy" Sedgwick, who at the time of his death in 1940 was the only Civil War Veteran living in Madera County. The film also includes several clips of families and areas within Madera County.
Original Black and White Silent Film: 16mm
1 Reel of 1
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) U. S. Military
Madera County (Calif.)
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