Author Archives: Northeast Historic Film

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 25

Adults and children outdoors. Two toddlers (Laura and Mark) in a pool. Laura and Mark playing in the yard. A man pulling Laura on a sled. Shot of a house. Laura pulling the sled. The swing set. Shots of the neighborhood. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 26

Two children (Laura and Mark) with shovels. Children playing in the snow. Laura in a dress. Laura and Mark dressed up. Children on a swing set. A woman (Janice) and a man leaning against a car. Adults and children in the yard. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 24

A baby (Mark?) on a swing set. A toddler (Laura) next to a laundry line. Laura eating. Laura and a woman (Janice) sitting on the front steps. Shots of a house and yard. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 28

A group of children playing indoors. Children in party hats seated around a table. A birthday cake with a ‘5’ and a ‘4’ on it. ‘Mr. ED’ and ‘BUGS BUNNY’ toys. Children exiting a school. A woman walking out of the house. Two children playing by a car. Two children walking down the sidewalk. [End

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 27

A girl (Laura) posing in the driveway. A little girl getting out of a car. The two girls running down the street. A baby in a crib. Children playing in the street. Two children (Laura and Mark) playing. The mailman. A man building a snowman. Children playing in the snow. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 22

A girl (Laura) on a rocking horse. Laura watches as a man washes a car. A baby (Mark?) in a crib outdoors. Laura on a swing while a woman (Janice) puts the swing set together. A man on the swing holding an umbrella over a baby. A Chevrolet car with the license plate number: ‘MASS

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 23

A woman (Janice) holding a baby (Mark?) in the snow. A toddler (Laura) walking down a path in the snow. A man shoveling snow. Laura in a stroller. A man holding Mark. Mark in a highchair. Mark chewing on a cigarette carton. Mark in a crib. Laura on a rocking horse. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 30

Children on a swing set. Children playing outdoors. Setting up an outdoor pool. A girl (Laura) serving lemonade and animal crackers. Children playing outdoors. A boy with a toy gun. [End of Reel]

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 29

Two children in formal dress (Laura and Mark). A woman (Janice) posing for the camera. Children around a bicycle. An outdoor birthday party. Children bicycling and playing outdoors. Close up of Laura on her bicycle. [End of Reel]