Notes from can: 2B. Semi-good trips, etc. Mixed; Ben Block’s horses. Win. ’27; Maribel Vincent, World Champion before Sonja Henie, skates at Win. (M.L.’s play.); Picnic at Saquish [Saquish Beach is on Duxbury peninsula] with Phil Allens and Hamilton Gibbs. (author.); At Pecketts [?] with Snyders; Vermont flood; Poorer parts of Colorado. 1931. // Footage
Category Archives: Nowell-Clark Collection
Notes from can: Discard. No. 2C. ’27, ’28, ’31 & ’40. Picnic backwards. 27 group in fur coats down from Win. white building. His girls H & N trying on hats at Win. at Bux. in Burr House & in our house. N. eating banana & (backwards) K & N on 16 Street [?] porch
Notes from can: No. 15. // Film is warped. // 1926 date code on film. // Men walk outside factory with smokestack. People pose on what appears to be a college campus, walk toward house.
Notes from can: No. 1B. Semi-good family only. ’27 & ’28; N. in Teddy Bear suit with balloon; H. on bicycle, off for Wadleigh School; N. on porch in winter coat. Dancing to Victrola; K. in fur coat, home from Rosemary Hall; N & H. in tulips; N. sees ocean fr first time. ’27; N.
The majority of Annie Wood Nowell’s films covered family and local historical events, although their range includes some trick photography as well as trips to Maine, New Hampshire, and a tuberculosis sanitarium in Colorado. Richard J. Clark continued the family tradition of documenting family holidays, vacations, and events with his films.