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Cannon, Laura Collection

The Laura Cannon Collection consists of 1 reel of 16mm and 10 reels of super 8mm shot by Laura Cannon between 1988 and 1995. The films are student projects created by Laura when she was in film school. They take place mostly in Colorado, Maine, and New York. Of particular interest is a cameralesss film

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Cassidy, Margaret Collection

This collection consists of 2 reels of 8mm film shot by Margaret Cassidy circa 1955. The films document family activities primarily around Milton, MA.

Clancey, Jacqueline Collection

The Jacqueline Clancey Collection consists of two reels of 8mm home movies shot from 1959-1960. Footage includes a honeymoon in Florida and Cuba and waterskiing.

Doughty, Estella Collection

The Estella Doughty Collection consists of 20 reels of amateur 8mm shot primarily by Estella Doughty between 1965-1982. The films document Estella’s grown children and their families including family activities, horse shows, horse back riding, clamming, and picnics. They take place mostly in Freedom and Bath Maine, and on trips to visit family in California

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Dinsmore, Clara F. / Hodges, Chantal Collection

The Clara F. Dinsmore/ Chantal Hodges Collection contains 31 home movies shot on Martha’s Vineyard, primarily in Edgartown, during the summer of 1925 by Clara Dinsmore and her brother William Dismore Jr. The films document Clara, Bill, and their friends and family during summer activities on Martha’s Vineyard including sailing, picnics at the beach, driving

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Fox, Mary Anna Collection

The Mary Anna Fox collection consists of one 8mm reel documenting Mary Anna Fox’s trip to Alaska in 1963. The film consists of travel footage in Alaska and Yukon with footage of people, landscapes, and buildings.

Harris, Anna B. Collection

The Anna Harris Collection consists of 37 reels of 8mm film made in and around Manchester, Vermont. The collection is a record of outdoor activities with African American friends and includes group excursions for picnics and fishing. Destinations include Hapgood Pond and East Arlington’s covered bridge. The people of color in the film, all adults,

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Bowles, Dorothy Stebbins Collection

The collection consists of a total of 15,140 feet of 16mm film from the 1920’s-1960’s. These consist mostly of home movies shot by Dorothy Stebbins Bowles in India and Connecticut, including family activities, sailing, and travel through Asia, Europe, and Africa. Also included are two stageplays made in the 1930’s, “Happy Days” and “The Great

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