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 "Handicraft"
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1) Acadia National Park Collection
Collection contains educational/cultural works depicting Indian crafts, birch bark canoe making and basket making (1936-1946), and winter sports including ice skating, ice boating and s...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) 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
4) Howard, John & Elizabeth Kimball and Young, Stanton & Carol Kimball Collection
Collection contains home movies of young people at two summer camps in New Hampshire. Primarily shown are activities at the girls' camp (Bonheur), with some footage of the boys' camp (B...more
5) 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
6) Media Source Collection
Collection contains unedited footage of two Maine cultural events shot by Ben Levine, an independent producer: the Maine Festival (1977, 1978) and the Common Ground Fair (1979, 1982, 19...more
7) Oregon Historical Society/Gene Stoeller Collection
This collection consists of a short edited and intertitled 35 mm. film produced in 1916 by Metro Pictures. The topic is Provincetown, Massachusetts, at the end of Cape Cod. The town is...more
8) Pearson, Adelaide Collection
Collection contains [Adelaide Pearson--home movies], scenes from "Bluehill" life drawing classes (1939-1945) and from Pearson's travels around the world. Footage shows community events...more
9) Penobscot Heritage Center Collection
Collection contains an educational/cultural work, "Abnaki: The Native People of Maine" that explores the cultural identity and survival of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Mic...more
10) Smith, Nicholas Collection
Collection contains [Nicholas Smith--home movies]. The majority of the film is a record of the Meductic-Old Town trail, the historical route from New Brunswick, Canada to Old Town, Main...more
11) Surry Folklife Collection
Collection contains interviews with various residents of the Surry and Blue Hill, Maine, areas, including retired quarryman Dewie Davis, historian Esther Wood, Donald Lord, Francis and...more
12) Titon, Jeff Todd Collection
Collection contains documentaries. [Interviews with Albert "Hap" Collins] is a series of videotapes, with interviews conducted primarily at Collins' home and workshop in South Blue Hill...more