1995 NHF compilation of Mayhew Collection selections. 8mm to BetaSP transfer done by Brodsky and Treadway. Tape appears to contain: #5208, #5209, #5210, #5211, #5213, #5215 (based upon correspondence from WGBH stock footage request for ‘Boston: The Way it Was’). Segments are not identified on tape.
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Viewing Notes Pan of town, building of barn. Woods. Coast. Pan of house. Dog running. Note on film box: ‘Cherryfield 1950.’
Viewing Notes People in front of house. High angle pan of woods. Pan of stream areas. Women in coats standing on rocks. Pan of coast and woods. Stream with small rocky falls. Note on film box: ‘McCartey River.’ Nov. 6, 1951 is stamped on inner box lid.
Viewing Notes Camping near coast. Man fishing. Dog swimming. Pan of woods and rocks. Homes. View of water and coast from speedboat. Man lobstering and holding lobsters and trap. Men building roof. Elderly people in yard. Chicken. Note on film box: ‘1956.’
Viewing Notes Family. House. Cars. Cat. Boat named Bowdoin [Schooner Bowdoin](?). Women and man with goats outside barn. Dalmatian. Chickens. Boston terrier. Fishing. View of water from boat. Shoals. Sparse woods. Hunters stringing up animal. Old car. Hunters again with deer. Family leaving house. Downtown scene with demolished buildings and wrecking ball at work. XLS
Viewing Notes: Barbecue. Horse race. Men working on roof. Potato crop. Shots from moving car of trees with autumn color. Man in tractor pulling kids on sled. Elderly people posing with fish. Logs floating down river. Ice fishing. Snowmobiling. Campfire in woods. Logging. Woman shooting gun. Fishing. Volkswagen Beetle. Snowmobiling. Fish. Ice boat.
Viewing Notes Garden. Man cleaning fish. Shore.
Very faded coastal scenes. Leader says 7/68.
Viewing Notes Pets. Horse race. Boston. Rural yard. Shore. Homes. Cows. Old car. Hunters’ camp with snow falling. Chopping wood. Family.
Viewing Notes Harbor. Snowy woods and houses. Man pushing power snow shovel. Downtown Boston. Rural yard. Boston Harbor. Rural snow scene. Slow pan of snowy trees and street. Family watching horse. Cat. Toddler. Men building boat outside mobile home. Family with baby goat. Man shoveling dirt and using tiller. Women. Horse pulling cart. Deer strung