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    • A Bear, A Boy and A Dog

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Howard, Sunny;
    • Title frame from Nell Shipman's 20-minute short film, "A Bear, A Boy and A Dog." Originally titled "Saturday Off" in 1920, the film was reissued in 1921 under this new title.
    • Abandoned Trails

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cover illustration on the dust jacket of Nell Shipman's novel "Abandoned Trails," published by Lincoln MacVeagh of the Dial Press in 1932. The book is a fictionalized account of Shipman's experiences making films, beginning in the far north of...
    • Ah Wing

    • Wing, Ah; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Actor Ah Wing and Nell Shipman (as Faith Diggs) in a scene from "The Grub-Stake." Born in China, Ah Wing (1851-1941) appeared in at least eight films in the 1910s and 1920s.
    • Alfred Allen and Nell Shipman

    • Allen, Alfred, 1866-1947; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Mark Leroy (at left, portrayed by Alfred Allen) introduces Faith Diggs (Nell Shipman) to the dance hall crowd in a scene from "The Grub-Stake." The third actor (right) is unidentified.
    • Amelia Earhart telegram

    • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Telegram from Amelia Earhart (in Burbank, California) to Nell Shipman (in Roscoe, California) asking Shipman to phone her. Shipman worked for Earhart's husband, George Palmer Putnam, in New York in 1934 and 1935, developing stories for him when he...
    • Ayers oil portrait

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Ayers, Charles Douglas, 1926-; Feldman, Daphne Ayers, 1926-1990; Ayers, Charles H. Austin;
    • Portrait of Nell Shipman and her twin children, Charles Douglas Ayers and Daphne Anne Ayers, painted by Charles H. Austin Ayers, the twins' father, in 1930 while the family was living in Taos, New Mexico, at Mabel Dodge Luhan's artists' retreat. ...
    • Back to God's Country advertisement

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • An advertisment for Shipman's film, "Back to God's Country," from the July 24, 1920, issue of The Moving Picture World. This image was made from a photographic reproduction of the magazine page.
    • Belle Angstadt family and Nell Shipman

    • Angstadt, Belle, 1867-1926; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994; Hein, Gertrude B.; Peters, Ray; Peters, Lloyd, 1902-;
    • Members of Nell Shipman's movie company visit with Belle Angstadt and members of her family at Angstadt's Lone Star Ranche on Priest Lake, Idaho. Angstadt and Shipman are seated in front; Shipman's son Barry is crouching at the left. Shipman used...
    • Coolin, Idaho

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman and her sled dogs Tex and Lady at Coolin, Idaho, the town closest to her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, on the shores of Priest Lake, Idaho. The two-horse team, hitched to a wagon with runners, was to take Nell and her dogs to the...
    • Curwood letter

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927;
    • Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
    • Drivers license

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman's California drivers license, issued in 1929, not long after her return to the state. She originally signed it "Nell Shipman Ayers." Many years later she added "Locke," in recognition of her partnership with Amerigo Serrao, who was...
    • Edward Burns

    • Burns, Edward J., 1892-1980; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Actor Edward Burns in a scene from "The Girl From God's Country." The script girl and Nell Shipman are in the background.
    • Girl from Beyond

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Whitman, Gayne;
    • Lantern slide advertising the Vitagraph film, "The Girl From Beyond," starring Nell Shipman and Alfred Whitman (later known as Gayne Whitman). Lantern slides were widely used in theaters at that time to promote forthcoming films; theaters...
    • Letters From God's Country

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cover illustration on the dust jacket of the edition of Shipman's correspondence published by Boise State University in 2003. Edited by Tom Trusky, "Letters from God's Country: Nell Shipman: Selected Correspondence & Writings, 1912-1970" is "an...
    • Light on Lookout

    • Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994; Cochner, Ralph; Overmyer, Dorothy Winslow; Newhard, Robert, 1884-1945; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Cast and crew of Nell Shipman's film, "The Light on Lookout," at Lookout Mountain, near Priest Lake, Idaho. From left to right: Barry Shipman, Ralph Cochner, Dorothy Winslow (arms crossed), cameraman Bobby Newhard, and Nell Shipman. Barry...

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