Author Archives: Northeast Historic Film

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 14

A man leading a horse. A dog. A man (Frank) on horseback. A log cabin. Houses and a barn in the snow. A woodpecker in a tree. Chicks. A house in the snow. A man (Dr. Sullivan?) walking up the road. A child with a sled. Three children (Janet, Christine and Vera) playing in the

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 15

Fallen trees and houses damaged by the hurricane. People cutting trees. A broken cement path. A man chopping a tree that has fallen on a house. More shots of storm damage. [End of Reel]

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 6

A man (Frank) shoveling snow. A house covered in snow. A girl (Janet) on a swing. A dog. Janet skiing. A woman skiing, with Janet following. A man entering and exiting a house. A woman pulling a Janet on a sled. A woman taking laundry off a line. Janet walking in the snow. A snow

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 16

(Shaky footage) People walking past parked cars. Bonfires. A boat and logs on the water. People on horseback. Newly planted trees. A girl (Janet) playing outside. Janet and a dog next to a white lilac bush. A purple lilac bush. Other lilac bushes. A man works on a boat on blocks. Boats pulled up on

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 7

A woman driving a tractor. A man walking up a dirt road. Men moving logs into the river. Birds flying overhead. A stack of logs being rolled into the water. Men using poles to push the logs farther into the water. A man standing on top of a stack of logs. A frozen lake. Two

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 12

Two people snowshoeing with a dog. A horse drawn sleigh. A young girl playing outdoors. People outdoors. People on the dock by a lake. Cars parked on the shore. Boats on the water. A man, a young girl, and a horse. Children playing outdoors. A woman (Aunty Elliot) seated in a wheelchair outdoors. Children eating

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 13

A covered bridge. A Christmas tree covered with lights. A girl and a dog in the snow. Horses and people in the snow. Horses and trucks on the ice. A horse drawn sleigh. Children (Janet and Christine?) playing in the snow. Houses in the snow. A frozen lake. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 36

Four boys pose for the camera. Four girls pose for the camera. A girl walking down the driveway. A boy posing for the camera. A group of children walking down the street. A raccoon. Close up of a little girl. A group of boys sitting on the steps of a house. Girls petting the raccoon.

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