Turner, Ethel Bean Collection

Turner, Ethel Bean Collection




Primary Format and Extent:
film (1,800 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range:
1935 - 1955
Summary:
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 other lake wildlife, and damage from 1938 hurricane. Other subjects include Maine seasonal operations such as ice cutting and log drives, and trips to Boston and Niagara Falls.
Biographical/Historical Notes:
Margaret Cummings Bean (1912-1972) was a businesswoman who rented out cottages at Thompson Lake in Otisfield in western Maine. Ethel Bean Turner, her daughter-in-law, still runs this business, known as The Cape, Housekeeping Cottages. The Turner family lives at The Cape, Otisfield.
cPeople and Organizations:
Bean Family
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Repository:
Northeast Historic Film
Availabilty:
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use:
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
Source URL:
http://oldfilm.org/collection/Detail/collections/66

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