Collection contains [Steputis–home movies], including 44 reels of silent, black and white and color 8 mm film, totaling approximately 2090 ft. The films primarily consist of scenes of family winter and summer activities primarily in Maine and Canada. Footage shows hikes and picnics, skiing and swimming, toboggans, family cars and pets, holiday celebrations, University of
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Intimate portrayal of children at home and outsde in a park. At the start, a baby rolls around on the floor of a living room and bounces in a standing jumper. This is followed by two separate bursts of frames in rapid succession, combining shots of children, parents, a rooster, buffalo, plants, scenes of what
A series of home move style shots of a mother and her young child crawling outdoors. Scenes include a mother and toddler playing in a Chicago backyard, a young family boating in a small lake, toddlers playing & bathing outdoors, a young girl and her stuffed animal and a children’s birthday party with a pi?ata.
A visit to JoAnn Elam’s apartment by two parents and a child, likely Ric, Jane, and Avery, respectively. In the kitchen they play with Avery and a dog and prepare food with ingredients from the spice rack. These were likely friends of JoAnn’s, though further information about them and the date of production remain unknown.
The Joanne Swift Collection consists of 9 reels of amateur 8mm and 2 reels of super 8 shot primarily by Joanne Swift between 1957 and 1968 and her father Donald Taylor between 1938 and 1955. The films document Joanne and her twin sister Susan’s childhood in Maine, and continue with Joanne’s family after she is
The Janice Smith Collection consists of amateur films depicting the life of a family in suburban Quincy, Mass. The camera person was Helen V. (Wilander) Bird, a nurse and avid shutterbug. There is some footage of Helen’s husband Charles A. Bird, a minor league baseball player, on the field with one of the teams for
Collection contains [Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies], footage of summer and winter family activities and events at The Cape, cottages on Thompson Lake, Maine, and surrounding areas. Scenes include fishing and boat rides, children playing in snow, farm life and animals, hunting parties, weddings and barn building. Footage also shows nature scenes: fall foliage, loons and
Collection contains [Elizabeth Woodman Wright–home movies], primarily scenes of summer activities at Windy Ledge Farm in Paris, Maine. Footage has intertitles and shows plowing and harvesting with horse-powered equipment, working in the orchard, picnic outings, family pets, cutting trails and shingling the barn. Fiddler Mellie Dunham appears, playing outdoors. <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellie_Dunham”>Wikipedia</a> Vivian Milner Akers, an
Collection contains [Gertrude Jane Hay Eustis–home movies] showing family activities and events in and around New Jersey and the Boothbay Harbor area in Maine. Highlights of the collection include parades and family games, clam and lobster bakes, the Winter Harbor Ferry, Princeton football games, and scenes of New York City, including the George Washington Bridge
This Collection consists of 4 16mm films shot by Margaret May McGrew Hunter between 1928 to 1963. Margaret and her husband were missionaries from New Haven Connecticut. A majority of the footage was taken in England, California, and Hawaii and depicts family activities, a boar hunt and pig roast, fishing and parades.