[Raymond Cotton—home movies] Reel 2

Intertitle: “Raymond C. Cotton Presents FIELD OF BLUE THE STORY OF MAINE’S BLUEBERRY INDUSTRY. AUGUST Bushes and weeds are cut”. Man with scythe cuts bushes in field. Men with axes work on larger bushes and small trees.;Intertitle: “OCTOBER Hay is spread for fuel”. A truck loaded with hay drives in field. Men sprinkle hay around […]

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[Raymond Cotton—home movies] Reel 1

Intertitle: “Raymond O. Cotton presents TIME MARCHES ON. August 1937. Hiram Buys a Fire Engine. HIRAM FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ACTION.” The fire department in Hiram was started in 1937, and the creator of the film was a member of the fire department. Man goes to a fire call box on a pole, and turns the […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 4, Accession 2525

Can note: “Softball” Reel notes: “Events About Town ’41;Softball Games ‘41” Intertitle: “North Berwick Soft Ball League – 1941” Close-up of softball The Official Steam Welded softball. Intertitle: “Navy Yard Team 1941 League Champions” Shot of Navy Yard Team. Intertitle: “Business Men’s Team Winners of 2nd Place” Shot of Business Men’s Team. Intertitle: “Fireman’s Team […]

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 10

Footage of a riverbank shot from the river including shots of buildings, temples, boats passing by, ferries unloading people on the shore, locals on the bank and in the river working, swimming, washing clothes, etc. and an ornate private barge being rowed down the river. Footage of a temple garden with a reflecting pool and […]

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[Manley Nelson–home movies] Reel 24

Can Descriptions Can label: ‘1954 Sesquicentennial.’ Viewing Notes Palermo Sesquicentennial, June 26, 1954. Kids dressed up as Indians with tent that has a sign, “We want our land back,” older woman on a float depicting colonial days, man in early car appropriately dressed, a float for Dowe’s General Store, Erskine Academy band playing, a queen […]

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