Gail Pierce Collection
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Creator(s)
Vernard I. Pierce
Primary Format and Extent
1 video cassette
Collection Date Range
circa 1940
Summary
The Vernard I. Pierce Collection contains one 3/4 in. video cassette, transferred in 1995 from Pierce's original 16 mm. film. The collection contains home movies shot primarily by Pierce circa 1940. Subjects include the 1940 Centennial Parade in Caratunk, Maine; Pierce's logging operations in the woods near Bingham, Maine; and travel footage from a trip to New York City.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Vernard I. Pierce (1898-1974) lived in Bingham, Maine, and conducted logging operations in the area. Vernard was a boyhood friend of photographer Milford Baker of Monroe, Maine. Milford Baker Collection

Vernard's daughter, Gail Pierce, lives in Caratunk, Maine.

Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
Items in this collection: 1
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1) Maine scenes and New York trip, circa 1940--Vernard I. Pierce--home movies
New York City, 1940. Reel opens with scenes of cars, taxis, and buses seen from above a busy street. Globe. Good footage of many neon and animated signs around Times Square, includin...more
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