Moving Images
We care for approximately 800 moving image collections, which would take more than a year to watch. Of these, 300+ are described online at the collection level. To read about each collection, click on the collection name. Search by entering a word in the Search box. Browse by clicking on one of the terms above: Places, Genres, Subjects, Decades, People

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Item Description: More than 20,000 individual items (film reels and videotapes) are described in our research database, which we are converting to share here. Please check back, or contact the archives for more information.
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Results for "Boats and boating"
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1) Bemis, Alan Collection
The Alan Bemis Collection contains 47 reels of 16 mm. film shot by Alan Bemis and Sidney Shurcliff between 1927 and 1948, 2 VHS tapes, and an Ampro Precision 16 mm. projector. The coll...more
2) Bohlen, Scott Collection
The Scott Bohlen Collection contains 12 reels of amateur, black-and-white and color 16 mm. film shot between 1926 and 1943. The films depict various travels, celebrations, and recreati...more
3) Bradford, John Collection
Collection contains [Sebasco Lodge 1930s] promotional footage of summer activities at a resort near the mouth of the New Meadows River, fifteen miles outside Bath, Maine. Golf, tennis,...more
4) Bradley, Cameron Collection
The Cameron Bradley Collection consists of 44 reels of 16 mm. film shot between the 1920s and 1950s. Earlier footage within the collection depicts scenes of school grounds and various...more
5) Branch, Joan Collection
Collection contains [Forrest Colby--home movies], showing predominantly summer and winter activities at Pleasant Pond camp in western Maine, also summer and winter logging activities, a...more
6) Brick Store Museum Collection
Collection contains 750 feet of promotional footage (1935-1939) made by Harrie B. Coe for the Maine Publicity Bureau, with scenes of girls' camp activities, Cape Elizabeth and Mount Kat...more
7) Butler, James F. Collection
Films show the young family and many friends of James F. Butler. First 100ft affected by camera malfunction (no loop in camera) which produces streaking effect. Activities include swi...more
8) Cady, Paul Collection
Collection contains "Rapid River Races" documenting the National White Water Championships held on the Rapid River at Middledam, Maine, in September 1940. Scenes include racers launchi...more
9) Camp, Frederic E., Mrs. Collection
Collection contains [Frederic E. Camp--home movies], which include scenes of summer outdoor activities, primarily in Maine, such as boating, picnics, sports, birthday and holiday celebr...more
10) Capstaff/Dennen Collection
Collection contains [John Capstaff/Dennen--home movies], primarily scenes of domestic and recreational activities in Rochester, New York, and family trips to Maine (Lake Sebago), New Ha...more
11) 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
12) Clark, Walter J. Collection
Collection contains [Walter J. Clark--home movies], a record of community activities and public spaces in and around Ellsworth, Maine, with some scenes of family activities and travel....more