The inventory that follows is copied, with minor edits, from the pamphlet entitled “St. Monica History Portrayed in Movies, 1931 to 1953” (2003).
Disc 4 / Tape 2
Reel #22 — 1948: Jubilee
1. Golden Jubilee Booklet
2. First Church & School Completed Dec. 8, 1898
3. On Sunday Dec 12, 1948, the Eleven O’clock Mass was celebrated by Bishop Kearney as part of our Golden Jubilee Program.
4. After the Mass, dinner was served in the Hall.
Reel #23 — 1948: Jubilee
1. Monday December 13, 1948, 9:00 Solemn High Mass for the deceased of the parish.
2. Monday Evening Dec 13, 1948 Scene from Playlet given in Hall followed by a Movie and Reception.
Reel #24 — 1949: Station Wagon, etc.
1. Trip to Buffalo
2. New Nuns Station Wagon
3. School under construction
4. New school under further construction
5. Altar Boys
6. Kindergarten Classes
7. Eighth Grade Classes, Many Class Pictures
Reel #25 — 1949: Blessing of St. Monica New School
1. Blessing of the School, April 17, 1949
Reel #26 — 1949: Graduates
1. Graduation Class
2. Feast of Corpus Christi 1949
3. Kindergarten Classes
Reel #27 — 1949 (Small Roll)
1. Envelope Openers, Mngr. Lambert’s Cottage, Skeet Shooting
2. Aquinas Stadium Football Games
About the Transfer
Digitized films from St. Monica Roman Catholic Church, Rochester, N.Y.
Copyright: St. Monica Roman Catholic Church.
Repository: St. Monica Archives, Brooks Ave., Rochester, N.Y.
The film canisters containing the original copies of these home movies are located at the St. Monica Archives. They were transferred to DVD and VHS in 2003. Daniel Gorman Jr. used Handbrake to scan copies of the films from the DVDs. Josh Romphf supervised the use of FFMPEG and Homebrew to remove the music that had been added to the films.