[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 6

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 6: ‘1952 to 53. June 1953 [?] of ma’s funeral. Summer 1953. Dec 1953 Willard School in Xmas parade.’ (02:40). Close-ups of children. Another party (3:27). Car going to house. Bride and father leaving house (04:01). Attention too. Chauffeur. School […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 7

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 7: ‘1954 & 55.’ Playing in the snow. Coasting (13:09). Preteen boys with mortarboard (13:40). Singing. In actor costumes too. Gal with parasol. With boat. Bunch in sailor hats saluting (13:40). Bus unloading. trip to Boston?. Picnic at science museum. […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 8

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 8: ‘1955-56. 1955 Mozart display. First high heels. Badminton. 1956 Lorna & her dog.’ Museum displays. Not too good (27:). Girls have first high heels (28:55). More costumes and dance (29:15). Girls on aquaplane behind boat (30:37). Playing badminton (31:44). […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 37

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 37: ‘Summer of 69. Winter of 70. Leslie’s wedding.’ Backyard picnic. Summer. Barbecue. (14:44). Playing in big above ground pool. Man and children. One with glasses [goggles] for under water. (15:23). Small child in small pool next to big one. […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 4

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 4: ‘1944, 45, 46, 47, 48. Janice 1st year.’ Woman and child in snow. Easter. Hits from past. (01:34:59). Man building fence. Child watching. (39:44). At a fair? Riding in toy car ride. (39:44). Carousel. Airplanes. Ferris Wheel. (40:11). Man […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 5 (Part I and Part II)

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 5: ‘1948-1954. Gr. 1 to 5. At school 1948. 6 years old today. Summer 1949. 7 yrs old 1949. Sept 23 1950 8 years old. 9 yrs old today, 1951. Feb 1952. Recital dresses 195[?]. Ruth’s wedd.’ Four pre-teens. Boys […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 35

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 35: ‘About Summer of 69. Going to school 1970.’ Young children playing in snow. Pulling sled. Making big snowballs. Sliding down bank. King of the mountain. (7:23). Children playing games on the lawn. Dodge ball. Tag. (8:09). Skin knee. Mom […]

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 36

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 36: ‘Summer & Winter 1970.’ Young boys dressed up. Girls also. Child late. Looking lost. All starting off down the street. (11:15-11:50). Raccoon. Searching the ground. (11:53-12:00). Children watching. Child pets raccoon. Then others dare. Holding its face up for […]

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