Robert C. Taylor Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (8 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1927 to 1928
Summary
Collection contains [Ralph S. Taylor, Sr.--home movies], scenes primarily of ice harvesting processes in East Andover, New Hampshire. Other scenes show a work-horse parade in Boston, activities in a Barre, Vermont, granite quarry, and a storm in Winthrop, Mass.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Robert C. Taylor's father owned the Winter Hill Ice Company in East Cambridge, Massachusetts, and maintained ice houses in East Andover, New Hampshire. The work-horse parade was a Memorial Day tradition in Boston. Original footage is 16 mm. film.
People and Organizations
Winter Hill Ice Company
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Encoded archival description
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