SERIES I: Finished Films, Home Movies and Sketches by JoAnn Elam

Abstract
SERIES I of the JoAnn Elam Collection contains 16mm and 8mm films made by JoAnn Elam. These include finished 16mm films, such as DAYTIME TELEVISION, as well as numerous 8mm works, including CHOCOLATE CAKE (c. 1973) and GRAINS (c. 1973). Also included in this series are home movies and unedited films, or sketches, made by JoAnn Elam. These films feature aspects of her everyday life and local events ranging from the Palmer Square Art Fair in the 1970s to the Blizzard of '79. She shot a number of reels of 8mm film while she was living in San Francisco in the summer of 1967, and during her time at Antioch College and in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Series identifier
S.2011-01-0001

Series Items

Browse All Objects
3 Goats and a Gruff
Film
3 Goats and a Gruff
1960s
Filmabuse (Original)
Film
Filmabuse (Original)
circa 1975
Closet Film
Film
Closet Film
Popcorn
Film
Popcorn
[Syrup Production]
Film
[Syrup Production]
1982
Pup Birth
Film
Pup Birth
Titles CH JE
Film
Titles CH JE
8mm See It / Cabena Test
Film
8mm See It / Cabena Test
8mm See It
Film
8mm See It
Fire
Film
Fire
Soap + Fire
Film
Soap + Fire
Misc
Film
Misc
[Title Cards + Beware What You Wear Ad]
Film
[Title Cards + Beware What You Wear Ad]
Monterey Goats
Film
Monterey Goats
1981
B/W Mich, NY + Mass
Film
B/W Mich, NY + Mass
circa 1980
Monterey Maple Farm 81
Film
Monterey Maple Farm 81
1981
Elma + Deans
Film
Elma + Deans
circa 1980
Monterey Maple Farm Wasp & Bird Feeder
Film
Monterey Maple Farm Wasp & Bird Feeder
circa 1981
Monterey 85
Film
Monterey 85
1984
Monterey Maple Farm Outs
Film
Monterey Maple Farm Outs
1982
Monterey ‘80
Film
Monterey ‘80
1980
See It
Film
See It
circa 1972
CF Porn
Film
CF Porn
Derek 10-70
Film
Derek 10-70
Palmer Square
Film
Palmer Square
1978
Plants & Shadows
Film
Plants & Shadows
Belden Manor / Curtains & Walls
Film
Belden Manor / Curtains & Walls
1976
El
Film
El
1977
Men & Lines
Film
Men & Lines
1973
Landscape
Film
Landscape
1973
Dogs & Cats
Film
Dogs & Cats
Palmer Square
Film
Palmer Square
Interior
Film
Interior
1974
[Fall]
Film
[Fall]
circa 1980
[Christmas Lights & Snowy Morning]
Film
[Christmas Lights & Snowy Morning]
1983
Ala - Dad
Film
Ala - Dad
circa 1979
Moving
Film
Moving
1981
[Family Gathering]
Film
[Family Gathering]
Monterey ‘84
Film
Monterey ‘84
1984
Highway
Film
Highway
Barbeque 2X
Film
Barbeque 2X
1981
[Farm]
Film
[Farm]
[Garden & Joe]
Film
[Garden & Joe]
1981
DC ‘82 Home
Film
DC ‘82 Home
1982
[Sports Car + Farm]
Film
[Sports Car + Farm]
1981
[Black Cat & Green Garden]
Film
[Black Cat & Green Garden]
1985
[Farm + Cat]
Film
[Farm + Cat]
1983
[Snowstorm]
Film
[Snowstorm]
1984
[Nature + Gardening]
Film
[Nature + Gardening]
1980
[Garfield Park Conservatory]
Film
[Garfield Park Conservatory]
1984
1st NALC Convention
Film
1st NALC Convention
1979
Atlanta Nat Convention
Film
Atlanta Nat Convention
1980
Monterey ‘84 All Underexposed
Film
Monterey ‘84 All Underexposed
1984
Palmer Square Art Fair
Film
Palmer Square Art Fair
1981
Rhinos & Black
Film
Rhinos & Black
1980
Humb
Film
Humb
F_2011-01-0095-a.mp4
Film
Garden #2
1981
LA Cigith Gato Con Julia - B&W Fireworks - Julia & Kittens
Film
LA Cigith Gato Con Julia - B&W Fireworks - Julia & Kittens
1979
84 TV
Film
84 TV
1984
8/82 L.A.
Film
8/82 L.A.
1982
84 Garden 3
Film
84 Garden 3
1984
Barbeque
Film
Barbeque
1981
8/82 L.A.
Film
8/82 L.A.
1982
F_2011-01-0103-a.mp4
Film
84 Garden 2
1984
F_2011-01-0104-a.mp4
Film
Ice Lakes - Garden 1 ‘84
1984
8/82 L.A.
Film
8/82 L.A.
1982
F_2011-01-0106-a.mp4
Film
Moon
circa 1982
DC Museums #2
Film
DC Museums #2
circa 1981
Cold Day with Chuck
Film
Cold Day with Chuck
1984
Dark BBQ
Film
Dark BBQ
1984
Garbage
Film
Garbage
1984
Windows
Film
Windows
1984
Springfield Hotel
Film
Springfield Hotel
1984
Palmer Square Art Fair ‘85
Film
Palmer Square Art Fair ‘85
1985
Winter Garden
Film
Winter Garden
1981
Alabama
Film
Alabama
circa 1978 – 1981
Collards Garden 1985
Film
Collards Garden 1985
1985
Filmabuse
Film
Filmabuse
circa 1975
Focus On
Film
Focus On
circa 1969
Windows
Film
Windows
circa 1974
Post Office Picnic
Film
Post Office Picnic
circa 1977
Post Office Picnic
Film
Post Office Picnic
circa 1977
The Christmas Story
Film
The Christmas Story
circa 1974
Daytime Television
Film
Daytime Television
1974
Back Porch
Film
Back Porch
1977
Back Porch
Film
Back Porch
1977
Back Yard (right)
Film
Back Yard (right)
1981
Back Yard (left)
Film
Back Yard (left)
1981
Firelight
Film
Firelight
1974
Groundwork / Backyard 2
Film
Groundwork / Backyard 2
1977
Groundwork
Film
Groundwork
circa 1975
I Can Almost See It
Film
I Can Almost See It
circa 1974
Celebrated Royal Fireworks (Original)
Film
Celebrated Royal Fireworks (Original)
circa 1973
Firelight Original
Film
Firelight Original
circa 1973
Moody Movie (Original)
Film
Moody Movie (Original)
Chocolate Cake (Original)
Film
Chocolate Cake (Original)
circa 1973
Post Office Picnic (Original)
Film
Post Office Picnic (Original)
circa 1976
Beauty and the Beast (Original)
Film
Beauty and the Beast (Original)
Last Whole Earth Catalog (Original)
Film
Last Whole Earth Catalog (Original)
Groundwork (Original)
Film
Groundwork (Original)
circa 1975
Love Me, Love My Dog (Original)
Film
Love Me, Love My Dog (Original)
circa 1974
Woman’s Place & Dance (Original)
Film
Woman’s Place & Dance (Original)
circa 1971
J. E. Titles
Film
J. E. Titles
[Plants]
Film
[Plants]
Disabuse
Film
Disabuse
Garden ‘82
Film
Garden ‘82
1981
[Postal Workers’ Washington DC Protest]
Film
[Postal Workers’ Washington DC Protest]
circa 1978
Sprockets
Film
Sprockets
Airplane
Film
Airplane
1970s
Back Porch
Film
Back Porch
Windchimes, Window, Tree
Film
Windchimes, Window, Tree
circa 1976
Light Leak
Film
Light Leak
Test Backyard
Film
Test Backyard
circa 1978
[Kids Playing on the Street]
Film
[Kids Playing on the Street]
Front Porch
Film
Front Porch
circa 1976
Fireworks Test
Film
Fireworks Test
circa 1969
Corduroy (Original)
Film
Corduroy (Original)
circa 1974
V's Dogs
Film
V’s Dogs
Tai Chi
Film
Tai Chi
1974
37th Avenue & S.F. CA
Film
37th Avenue & S.F. CA
Moon Rock
Film
Moon Rock
1971
Christmas Tree
Film
Christmas Tree
Covered Bridge
Film
Covered Bridge
ELM Animation
Film
ELM Animation
BC
Film
BC
Headlights
Film
Headlights
Tai Chi II [Outdoors]
Film
Tai Chi II [Outdoors]
1975
Airplane / Wolfram
Film
Airplane / Wolfram
1974
Michigan
Film
Michigan
1976
Bowl
Film
Bowl
1976
Bowl
Film
Bowl
1977
Bowling ‘82
Film
Bowling ‘82
1982
David
Film
David
circa 1978
[Black Cats]
Film
[Black Cats]
circa 1979
Cats on Bed
Film
Cats on Bed
circa 1980
Cats 4/82 - Joe
Film
Cats 4/82 - Joe
1982
Cats & Kittens
Film
Cats & Kittens
1979
Cats Garden / Birds
Film
Cats Garden / Birds
1982
Marlboro
Film
Marlboro
circa 1982
Joe Cutting Tree
Film
Joe Cutting Tree
Backyard Zooms
Film
Backyard Zooms
Snow 83
Film
Snow 83
1983
PS Art Fair
Film
PS Art Fair
1983
Garden & Alley
Film
Garden & Alley
1980
K.C.
Film
K.C.
1976
Sailboat
Film
Sailboat
1976
Light Leak
Film
Light Leak
Cars
Film
Cars
1976
Jack-O-Lanterns
Film
Jack-O-Lanterns
1974
Curtains & Walls
Film
Curtains & Walls
1976
Struggle
Film
Struggle
circa 1974
Tree & Southport
Film
Tree & Southport
Fence
Film
Fence
1975
Jessie’s Cat
Film
Jessie’s Cat
Piano & Kitty
Film
Piano & Kitty
Haight-Ashbury Street Fair
Film
Haight-Ashbury Street Fair
circa 1978
Skaters / California Culture
Film
Skaters / California Culture
Elkhart
Film
Elkhart
Backyard Winter
Film
Backyard Winter
Christmas Street
Film
Christmas Street
circa 1974
Christmas Lights
Film
Christmas Lights
circa 1974
Mail Men / Y SO 2
Film
Mail Men / YS O 2
circa 1977
Peggy
Film
Peggy
circa 1979
Peggy / Centenniel
Film
Peggy / Centenniel
1976
7/4/77
Film
7/4/77
1977
Wendy & F. Wharf
Film
Wendy & F. Wharf
circa 1979
D.C. Blizzard
Film
D.C. Blizzard
circa 1977
Letters & Dishes
Film
Letters & Dishes
1978
Joe & Apples
Film
Joe & Apples
circa 1980
Joe & Greens
Film
Joe & Greens
circa 1979
Boyers & Rhinos
Film
Boyers & Rhinos
circa 1981
Rhino Souffle
Film
Rhino Souffle
1979
Susan Riding
Film
Susan Riding
S & J Garden #5
Film
S & J Garden #5
circa 1980
JoAnn & Susan x2
Film
JoAnn & Susan x2
circa 1979
1000 Making Tea
Film
1000 Making Tea
Hockey
Film
Hockey
Ric & Jane & Avery
Film
Ric & Jane & Avery
Girl in Dome
Film
Girl in Dome
1979
Memphremagog
Film
Memphremagog
circa 1973
Cats
Film
Cats
1971 – 1980
Filmabuse Loop
Film
Filmabuse Loop
circa 1975
Garden 85
Film
Garden 85
1985
Lake & Planetarium - Garden - Go Bears
Film
Lake & Planetarium - Garden - Go Bears
circa 1984
Staten Island Ferry
Film
Staten Island Ferry
circa 1984
F_2011-01-0153-a.mp4
Film
Garden 84
circa 1981
City Council
Film
City Council
circa 1973
Total Mystery
Film
Total Mystery
circa 1973
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: Laura Python, 1/2 Black
1976
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: London, Ireland, Germany
1976
Laura in Paris
Film
Laura in Paris
1976
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: Train & Dark Alleys
1976
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: 1/2 Double X
1976
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: Tourists & Beach
1976
Susan in Europe
Film
Susan in Europe: Beach
1976
[City Council 1]
Film
[City Council 1]
1973
[City Council 2]
Film
[City Council 2]
1973
[City Council 3]
Film
[City Council 3]
circa 1973
[Postal Workers' Washington DC Protest]
Film
[Postal Workers' Washington DC Protest]
Grains (Original)
Film
Grains (Original)
circa 1973
Blizzard of '79 (Original)
Film
Blizzard of '79 (Original)
1979
Tai Chi Bowling (Original)
Film
Tai Chi Bowling (Original)
circa 1972
Sanibel (Original)
Film
Sanibel (Original)
1970s
Back Yard (Original)
Film
Back Yard (Original)
1981
Other People's Children (Original)
Film
Other People's Children (Original)
circa 1978
Country Mile (Original)
Film
Country Mile (Original)
circa 1973
Going Places (Original)
Film
Going Places (Original)
circa 1980
Janssen Porch/Garden '79
Film
Janssen Porch/Garden '79
circa 1976
Belden & Kimball
Film
Belden & Kimball
circa 1976
Armitage & Western
Film
Armitage & Western
circa 1976
El Shots
Film
El Shots
circa 1976
Fire on Wayne
Film
Fire on Wayne
circa 1976
Beauty and the Beast (2020 Preservation Print)
Film
Beauty and the Beast (2020 Preservation Print)
3 Goats and a Gruff (2020 Preservation Print)
Film
3 Goats and a Gruff (2020 Preservation Print)
1960s
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