Tag Archives: National parks and reserves

[Quincy Market Centennial] Version 2

One of two films sponsored by the Faneuil Hall Markets Century Celebration in 1926. This industrial film details the history of the markets, and showcases industries surrounding the market, from farms to fisheries, as well as the communities served by the markets. This film was most likely made to be shown to the members of

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 14, Accession 2526

Donor notes: “1952 Trip To Alaska PW + MAH’s Travels” Intertitle: Cartoon image of a family on an airplane Intertitle: “Now We Are Off-” Intertitle: “The Old Fellows Come Out At Calgary.” Shot of large, life-sized dinosaur in a field. Sign: Scenes Near Banff including Vancouver, Calgary, Lake Louise, etc. Shot of mountains and clouds.

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 6

Intertitle: “CAMP 2 “THE ELYSIAN FIELDS” ON THE MORAINE OF WEST FORAKER GLACIER.” Shots of snow covered mountain peaks. Men take in the view. One man takes a picture. Intertitle: “A DAY OFF.” Footage of men relaxing by a tent, lounging, playing cards and drinking tea. Shots of the horizon and the surrounding mountains. A

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 2

Bash Bish Falls State Park in Mt. Washington, MA. Footage of a waterfall. A shot of two men in the surrounding rocks. Footage of a boy climbing up a fallen tree and over some rocks. Several shots of a wooded landscape. Scenic views of snow covered mountain peaks and valleys. Footage of a home, garden

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 15

1:30:40 -1:34:34 Various shots of places taken during a vacation trip, not in Maine. Includes footage of southern farm with mules, apple orchard, views of Blue Ridge Mountains, views of Skyline Drive, and sign “Highest Point on Skyline Drive Elevation 3680.” The highest point is at Skyland Lodge in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. POV shots

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