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1) ABC News Collection
Collection contains "People of the Dawn," concerning Passamaquoddy Native American land claims. The program is part of the series "Directions," a public affairs presentation of ABC New...more
2) Aroostook Micmac Council Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "Our Lives in Our Hands," about the Micmac Indian basketry collaborative that markets handcrafted baskets for its members.more
3) Bangor & Aroostook Railroad Collection
Collection contains two factual works: "Assignment in Aroostook" (1956) shows family life at Loring Air Force Base; "Giants of the Roundhouse" (1962) concerns railroad equipment. Collec...more
4) Barricelli, Peter Collection
Collection contains a 1989 documentary, "Ride the Sandy River Railroad," a professionally filmed and intertitled overview of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad, a two-foot gaug...more
5) Bucksport Junior High School Collection
Collection contains two documentaries. "Places of Interest in the Bucksport Area" was created and narrated by students, and discusses local history and highlights architectural, cultura...more
6) Carroll, Gladys Hasty Collection
Collection contains "Folk Play: As the Earth Turns," documentation of a community play based on the book by Gladys Hasty Carroll and performed annually in South Berwick, Maine, from 193...more
7) Cass, Nuna Collection
Collection includes unedited footage: 18,000 feet of film shot by John Karol showing woods and logging activities related to the final Kennebec River pulp-log drive held by Scott Paper...more
8) Cherryfield-Narraguagus Historical Society Collection
Collection contains a documentary, [Cherryfield, 1938], a short film of the town and citizens of Cherryfield, Maine. Includes scenes of streets and businesses, farms, schools, and churc...more
9) Clark, David Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "Tales of Wood and Water," which explores Maine's contemporary wooden boat building and use. The video employs an episodic format and includes scenes...more
10) Crawford, Richard Collection
Collection contains a factual work titled "Golden Moment" about a Maine state soap-box derby contest held in Brewer. Includes scenes of the boys who competed, the race from start to fin...more
11) Criterion Theatre Collection
Collection contains four promotional reels, Boy Scout camp footage and a Mother’s Day announcement. Reels one and two, presented by the Katahdin Council Boy Scouts, include scenes of c...more
12) Dice, Peg Collection
Collection contains three educational/cultural works. "Fence in the Water" (1980) concerns Maine fishermen in Penobscot Bay who use weirs and traditional fishing methods to harvest herr...more
13) Dodge, Fred/MPBN Collection
Collection contains programs of Maine humor performed by Marshall Dodge. "A Downeast Smile-In" and "A Fresh Breeze Downeast," were produced by Maine public television in 1970 and 1972...more
14) Duke University Collection
Collection contains "Winter Logging in Maine." The Edison Kinetogram summary: "An exceptional group of scenes show the evolution of logging--first oxen, next steam (hauling five loads)...more
15) Eaton, Eugene Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "A Maine Lobsterman, or A Day in the Life of a Fisherman," depicting the daily activities of lobsterman Eugene Eaton. See also Robert Saudek Collectio...more
16) Edge, Bob Collection
Collection contains factual works. Titles of sports and hunting films include "Outdoors with Bob Edge: Big Game Hunting in Quebec"; "Salmon and Trout"; and "[Moose Hunt]". Other factual...more
17) Edmund Muskie Archives Collection
Collection contains political footage including interviews with Muskie, campaign speeches and local appearances, "fireside chats" and debates. Collection also contains documentaries and...more
18) Farnsworth Museum Collection
Collection contains two factual works. "Knox County on Parade" comprises seven reels of actualities taken in Rockland, Maine, and the surrounding communities. Scenes include town buildi...more
19) Fenderson, Earle Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "The Story of a Newspaper," about the Portland Press Herald; this copy is missing its sound track. Collection also contains educational/cultural works...more
20) Fogler Library Collection
Collection contains a factual film, "From Stump to Ship," about the year-round activities of the Machias Lumber Company. Footage includes scenes of winter logging in the forest with han...more
21) Foster, Everett Collection
Collection contains factual works, including "All But Forgotten: Holman Francis Day, Filmmaker" (1978) by Everett Foster about Maine author/film producer Holman Day, "Dawn of America" w...more
22) Fournier, Paul Collection
Collection contains a variety of documentary and promotional films about Maine life and industry including footage of log driving, the Tamano oil spill, environmental pollution, skiing,...more
23) Gallant, Ed Collection
Collection contains a factual work, possibly intended for promotional use. [Tuna Fishing off Portland Harbor, Maine] shows scenes of men fishing for tuna using iron harpoons, and catchi...more
24) Gove, Bill Collection
Collection contains a sponsored work, "The Story of Wood in the Northeast," describing the logging industry, made by the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association. The film covers o...more
25) GTE Collection
Collection contains factual works. "GTE Waldoboro: People Who Care About Quality" is a videotape about an employee involvement program at the GTE Sylvania plant in Waldoboro, Maine. "B...more
26) Hancock Historical Society Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "A Century of Summers," a 45-minute film made in 1986; it concerns the impact on Hancock of a summer colony and includes interviews with residents of...more
27) Hawes, Jean Collection
Collection contains prints of promotional works made for the Maine Department of Agriculture. Titles include "Potato Land," "Better Seed," and "Market Man" publicizing the Maine potato...more
28) Holden, Wheaton A. Collection
Collection contains a documentary. "Mt. Washington Among the Clouds: An Early History: 1852-1908" is a history of Mt. Washington, and includes scenes of hotels at the summit and the cog...more
29) Houston, Charles S. Collection
The Charles S. Houston Collection consists of 74 reels of film shot between 1925 and the 1980s. The bulk of the films are from 1930 to 1963 and are records of Houston’s various mounta...more
30) Huey Collection
Collection contains documentaries and factual works. "Grace, A Portrait of Grace DeCarlton Ross" (1983) is a biography of Ross, and includes her appearances in silent films from the Nat...more
31) John E. Allen Collection
Collection contains a factual work, "Maine Centennial" (1920), with celebration scenes for the centennial of Maine's statehood. Participants include Governor Carl Milliken, and Penobsco...more
32) Johnston, Rick Collection
This collection contains footage of the original Samoset Hotel located in coastal Rockland, Maine, taken after the hotel's closing and before its destruction by fire. Footage includes s...more
33) Jonaitis, Tony Collection
Collection contains dramas. "Romany Rye" (1914), starring Marion Leonard, is a story about life with gypsies. "In the King's Service" (1915), directed by Tom Santschi and starring Mario...more
34) Katahdin Area Council Boy Scouts of America Collection
Collection contains amateur scouting footage and fifteen titles produced by the Boy Scouts of America. The amateur footage, probably shot by Maine scouts, shows troops at a Jamboree at...more
35) Kattelle, Alan Collection
Collection contains features, shorts, newsreels, and home movies. Collection includes "The Making of an American," a 1920s film by The State of Connecticut Department of Americanizatio...more
36) Kellman, Peter/Jay Strike Collection
Collection contains factual works: approximately 120 hours of footage documenting a wide range of events surrounding the International Paper Company strike in Jay, which lasted seventee...more
37) Knox County Camera Club Collection
Collection contains a factual work, "A Portrait of Our People: Mid-Coast Maine, 1940," looking at Rockland, Maine, and vicinity. Scenes include town buildings and local industries, publ...more
38) Leavitt, Keith Collection
Collection contains prints of six Maine documentaries: "Edmund Muskie: The Man of Maine," "Fence in the Water," about Maine herring seining (see Peg Dice Collection), "Nature’s Blueber...more
39) Lee, Diane Collection
Collection contains prints and production materials from "Who Will Say Kaddish for Shapiro?" and "Tender Loving Care," two independent films produced by Diane Lee, as well as prints of...more
40) Library of Congress Paper Print Collection
Collection contains documentaries. "Logging in Maine" (1906) shows men cutting timber and river driving logs to the mill. "Trout Fishing, Rangeley Lakes" (1906) is a film made for the N...more
41) MacEwen, Andrew B.W. Collection
Collection includes 43 reels of unidentified home movies. Collection also includes commercial prints of "A Monkey's Day," "The Preparation of Sardines" and "Hints for Operators," an i...more
42) Machias Memorial High School Collection
Collection contains documentaries. "A Question of Survival: Washington County, Maine" depicts regional family history and one winter of life and work. Works by Machias Memorial High Sch...more
43) Maher Collection
Collection contains factual works including "King of All Fur Bearers," a film about the Gordon Silver Black Fox Ranch in Lincoln, and [Maine Catholics], with 1920 footage of Bishop Loui...more
44) Maine Folklife Center Collection
Footage includes 1000 ft. of 16 mm. film from the James River Timber Company, 1929.more
45) Maine Humanities Council Collection
Collection contains documentaries and other factual works that explore diverse aspects of Maine's history and peoples including "The Land of Norumbega" about early maps of the region, "...more
46) Maine National Guard Collection
Collection contains factual footage of field artillery activities and life in the Maine National Guard, filmed by Corwin Olds. Troops shown include the 152nd Field Artillery, the 172nd...more
47) Maine State Museum Collection
Collection contains documentaries and other factual works concerning Maine's logging industry, such as "Log Jam," "Penobscot Development Corporation's Pulp Operations at Shorey Siding,...more
48) Meader, Abbott Collection
Collection contains two factual works and outtakes. "Orff-Schulwerk: American Odyssey" (1979) provides an initial look at the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, filmed in seventeen sc...more
49) Morrison, Jane Collection
Collection contains documentaries. "Master Smart Woman" (1985) concerns Maine author Sarah Orne Jewett, "Children of the Northlights" (1976) is about children's book creators Ingri and...more
50) MPBC Collection
Collection is comprised of 72 reels of public service announcements donated in 1994 including "Opportunities for Minorities," and "Walk Through Your House." Collection also contains 193...more
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