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Digital Gaston County

H. Lee Waters Films

The H. Lee Waters Film Collection from Duke University’s digital collections, includes silent films documenting residents of small towns across North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina, from 1936 to 1942.


Gaston County films of H. Lee Waters:

Cramerton (N.C.), circa 1938-1939

Cramerton (N.C.), circa 1938-1939 (Part 1)

Cramerton (N.C.), circa 1938-1939 (Part 2)

Cramerton (N.C.), circa 1938-1939 (Part 3)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1939 (Reel 1)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1939 (Reel 2)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1939 (Reel 3)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1940 (Reel 1)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1940 (Reel 2)

Gastonia (N.C.), 1942

Mount Holly (N.C.), 1936


More websites to view North Carolina films by H. Lee Waters:

Movies of Local People: Films by H. Lee Waters · DigitalNC

State Archives of North Carolina YouTube Channel

Internet Archive Search: creator:"Waters, H. Lee."

The Cameraman Has Visited Our Town | Folkstreams

Photography by H. Lee Waters:

H. Lee Waters Photography Collection


Articles about H. Lee Waters:

"Forever on Film: In his silent movies of decades past, H. Lee Waters honors ordinary Southerners" by Lawrence Toppman. Charlotte Observer, February 28, 1993. p.1E, 2E

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