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    • Boise what where when

    • Telephone directories; Demography;
    • An informative booklet for citizens of Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. The booklet was intended to assist individuals connect with services available to them.
    • Unknown film

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman (right) with two actors in a scene from one of the early silent films in which she appeared, possbily one of the films from Vitagraph's Wolfville series (1918).
    • Welcome to Boise

    • Government officials; Government facilities; Government employees; Demography;
    • Special issue of Boise Business. A commemorative booklet on the city of Boise, including descriptions of all city level departments.
    • Amerigo Serrao

    • Serrao, Amerigo, d. 1960;
    • Amerigo Serrao (1893?-1960), Nell Shipman's companion from the mid 1930s until his death in 1960. Born in Italy to American sculptor Luella Varney Serrao, he worked in films in the 1920s and 30s, directing a number of films in England. He worked...
    • Tom Trusky

    • Trusky, Tom; Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Tom Trusky (1944-2009), professor of English at Boise State University, examines a reel of film in his campus office, surrounded by Nell Shipman memorabilia. Trusky first became intrigued with the filmmaker in the early 1980s when he learned she...
    • Nell Shipman clipping

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Clipping from the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch newspaper (Norfolk, Virginia), with a photo of Nell Shipman, reporting on her plans to produce films in the Norfolk area. It is annotated in red pencil with the date 1/9/48. None of the films named in the...
    • Unknown film

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970;
    • Nell Shipman (center) with other actors in a scene from one of the early silent films in which she appeared, possbily one of the films from Vitagraph's Wolfville series (1918).
    • Walt Whitman

    • Whitman, Walt, 1859-1928;
    • The actor Walt Whitman (1859-1928), who appeared in more than sixty films between 1915 and 1924, portraying Nell Shipman's father, the Skipper, in "The Grub-Stake."
    • World War I appeal

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994; Lederer, Otto, 1886-1965;
    • Nell Shipman, her son Barry, and actor Otto Lederer pose for a World War I fundraising appeal. Lederer appeared with Shipman in the films "The Wild Strain" and "Cavanaugh of the Forest Rangers," both released in 1918. Shipman also spoke at...
    • Daddy Duffill

    • Duffill, Daddy;
    • Daddy Duffill, a member of Nell Shipman's company at her movie camp, Lionhead Lodge, on the shores of Priest Lake, Idaho. Duffill appeared in Shipman's films "The Trail of the Northwind" and "The Light on Lookout" and helped take care of Shipman's...
    • Joseph B. Walker

    • Walker, Joseph B.;
    • Nell Shipman's cameraman, Joseph B. Walker. His first feature film work as a cinematographer was on Shipman's "Back to God's Country." He also worked with her on "Trail of the Arrow," "A Bear, A Boy and A Dog," " Something New," "The Girl From...
    • The Light on Lookout

    • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970; Cochner, Ralph;
    • Nell Shipman (as Dreena) and Ralph Cochner (as Jim, the lumberjack), in a scene from The Light on Lookout, one of the short films Nell Shipman made at Lionhead Lodge on Priest Lake, Idaho.
    • 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.

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