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 - 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)
Items in this collection: 1
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1) [Ralph S. Taylor, Sr.--home movies] Ice Cutting
Titled film on ice harvesting process in East Andover, NH. Shows the boarding house where men slept and ate when they were brought from the city to cut ice, and work horse parade in Bos...more
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