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[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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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 37

A backyard barbecue. Children and a man in pools. A group of children posing for the camera. Boys and girls running down the street. A woman in a green coat. A bride (Leslie) and bridesmaids getting out of a car. A woman and a little girl posing for the camera. [End of Reel]

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 1

Driving on a dirt road in the mountains, filmed from a moving vehicle. Dark shot of the moon. Trees in autumn. A dam. Machinery. A tree in front of a house. Wooden buildings under construction. Buildings and road filmed through a car windshield. Sunset. A man mixing cement. A car and a tractor. A man

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 2

A snowy field. Men lead two horses out of a barn. A cat in the snow. A horse drawn sleigh. Houses. A woman on horseback. A dog in the snow. A person riding a horse through the snow. Men shoveling around a pickup truck. A horse drawn sleigh. Snowy scene. A child snowshoeing with a

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 3

Tug boats and ships on Boston Harbor. Sailing ships at dock, including one named ‘MARIA DEL SOCCORSA, BOSTON’. Ships on the water. Cars on the quayside. Boats. Buildings along the water. Two men walking up the street. Signs for a ‘BLUESHIP TEA ROOM’ and ‘THE TOSS TOW BOAT Co.’ A tugboat. People looking out a

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 4

People on boats and an inflatable raft. People in canoes. A house on the shore. A raft with a slide. People on a dock. People swimming. People on the inflatable raft. The water filmed from a boat. A picnic on the beach. Children playing in the water. A man holding a toddler while he drives

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 5

A trellis with morning glory flowers. Flower garden. Shot of landscape with mountains in the distance. A tractor cutting a trench for a pipe. Panning shots of lakes and landscape. Shots of various people. The water filmed from a boat. People and boats on a beach. A motor boat. Men driving the boat. A man

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 31

A Christmas tree. Two children (Laura and Mark) playing on a couch. Laura and Mark having a tea party in front of the Christmas tree. The children playing with a toy steering wheel. Laura with a vanity. Mark with a toy gun. Mark with a toy bulldozer. A small blackboard with ‘JAN. 4, 1965’ written

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 32

A policeman standing by the side of the road. A group of children pose for the camera. Dark shot of children running down the street. Children with hula hoops. Girls in dresses and hats. Children playing in the street. A girl on a tricycle. A girl (Laura) posing for the camera. The policeman by the

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