Yesterday’s YouTube 2: More Films!

If you haven’t already heard, we have been working hard here at The Filson to preserve several films from our collections.  Our most recent project is films from the Shirley T. Hemp Collection.  These films were shot on color and black and white 16mm film between 1926 and 1937.  They show Louisville as it was then, and includes rare footage […]


Free Screening of Rare Filson Films At August 1st Market St. Trolley Hop!

Free Screening August 1st

If you missed The Filson Historical Society’s packed June 13th screening of this rare, amateur film footage of Louisville, Indianapolis, and the region, here’s your chance to see it at Dreamland! In 2013 The Filson, with support from the community through a fundraising campaign, preserved three historic films from the Judge Arthur E. Hopkins Collection. Judge Hopkins (1881-1944) was […]