Maine National Guard Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (90 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1933 - 1985
Summary
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 Infantry and the 103rd Infantry divisions. Scenes include training exercises, weapons, tanks and maneuvers, both horse-drawn and motorized vehicles, daily camp activities and recreation. Collection also includes training and promotional films from the U.S. War Department and Army National Guard.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Corwin Olds was the original chaplain of the 152nd Field Artillery. The Maine National Guard was established as a state militia in 1636, and currently has five companies with headquarters at the Caribou Armory. Camp Keyes in Augusta is the state headquarters.
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Items in this collection: 8
Showing 1 - 8 of 8:
1) [Maine National Guard footage]
Factual footage of field artillery activities and life in the Maine National Guard. Troops shown include the 152nd Field Artillery, the 172nd Infantry and the 103rd Infantry divisions....more
2) Teamwork (NHF Reel 10)
Instructional film. 'War Department Orientation Film, presented by Army Pictorial Service Signal Corps.'more
3) The Road to the Gold (NHF Reel 11)
Promotional film for National Guard.more
4) Combat Service Support (NHF Reel 12)
Instructional film. 'Army National Guard Branch Film No.76-369.'more
5) AMEDD (NHF Reel 13)
Promotional film for Army National Guard. 'Army National Guard Film No.85-357.'more
6) Artillery (NHF Reel 14)
Promotional film for National Guard.more
7) Voices of Freedom (NHF Reels 15-16)
Two copies of promotional film for National Guard. 'National Guard Film No.NGB 76-372.'more
8) [Maine National Guard footage] NHF Reels 1-9
Factual footage of field artillery activities and life in the Maine National Guard.more
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