[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 4

Intertitle: “B.M.[Branch Mills] Grange Fair of 1938”;37:30-39.22 View of a horse pull at a county fair. The horses struggle to pull a large boulder. Several teams try, and their handlers variously try whipping and cajoling them. Many pull off the track.;Intertitle: “Hunting 1938”;39:22- 45:20 Sedan with a canoe on top comes down the road toward […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 5

Intertitle: “Branch Mills Grange Fair 1939”;0- 3:50 Views of horse pull as horses struggle to pull large boulder at a traditional country fair. Various teams at work, with crowds of men watching. Some handlers whip the horses. High view of village.;3:50- 4:05 Sulky races through the village;Intertitle: “The Winner”;4:05-4:24 The winner of the sulky race […]

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[Hubert Clemons – home movies] Reel 5

One of several reels of film that depicts a group of school teachers on a seven-week University of Maine sponsored bus tour of the U.S., which started and ended at Orono, Maine. Intertitle: “Augusta.” Views of Capitol, including large bell outside the building. Views of Governor’s Mansion, Blaine House, in Augusta. Intertitle: “Hiram, Maine Sesqui-centennial […]

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[Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 13

Portland Country Day School; Baseball with adults, informal. Elms in background. Some in jacket and tie. People watch from bench. Pan of players. More high jump. Shotput. Three toddlers. Three men. (Charming juxtaposition.); Row of men and boys seated on ground. Some wrestle and pester each other. Long jump. Baseball. Construction sequence at 46:58-47:45 Hamlen […]

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