Ed Pape Movie Files -
The following are links to various clips of home movies
taken by Ed Pape during the 1940s, 50s and early 60s.
They can be accessed in one of two formats, i.e. as MPEG files
or as QuickTime multimedia files (.mov). Depending on how
browser is configured, when you click on one of these links you may be
able to view the video directly in your browser or you may have to
download the file to your computer and use the appropriate video player
to view the movie.
Businesses - mpg
of the business places along Main St. in Concordia and along old
Country scenes - mpg
Shots of various farm
families, farming activity (including pressing sorghum) and the
countryside around Concordia.
Other activities - mpg
miscellaneous activities, including a Forum Club Arbor Day observance,
Civic Club trip to K.C., tornado cleanup, clips from the
centennial celebration, and a VFW ceremony.
Rural schools - mpg
children's games, at Eureka. Ebenezer, and Elmaker schools.
Scenes around town - mpg
of a number of people and families around town, activities at the
creamery, the WPA sewer project, a WWII scrap drive, and activities
around Concordia High School. Includes Davis Creek flooding.
Street fairs - mpg
from various street fairs through the years going back to an early
Black & White dairy show. Includes a number of
St. Paul's Church / School
/ College clips:
Church scenes - mpg
Scenes around St. Paul's
Church after services.
Confirmation classes - mpg
Shots of the confirmation
classes for 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1957, and
Dedications - mpg
Dedication services for
parish hall and parsonage, plus Rev. Wollenburg installation.
Picnics - mpg
Shots of activities at
Ladies Aid and chuir picnics.
Weddings - mpg
Shots of the
Frerking/Runge, Pape/Runge, Saults/Mahnken, and Bruening/Borgelt
Neighboring churches - mpg
Scenes from Holy Cross,
Emma and St. Peter's, Flora churches.
St. Paul's Elementary School - mpg
A variety of scenes of St.
Paul's Elementary School, including picnics in Southside Park.
St. Paul's College - mpg
A variety of scenes around
St. Paul's College, including a Ladies Aid cooking apple butter and a
College Day celebration.
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