Farnsworth Museum Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (2800 ft.) : si., col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
video (90 min.) : sd., col. ; BetaSP
Summary
Collection contains two factual works. "Knox County on Parade" comprises seven reels of actualities taken in Rockland, Maine, and the surrounding communities. Scenes include town buildings and local industries, public celebrations, winter and summer sports, and people. The videotape "A Portrait of Our People, Mid-Coast Maine, 1940," coproduced with the Farnsworth Museum, compiles footage of 1940 Knox County life in all four seasons. See also Wilbur Senter Collection and Knox County Camera Club Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum is located in Rockland, Maine. The Knox County Camera Club was formed in 1937. In 1940 it had 38 members. "Knox County on Parade" was first shown in February 1941 at the Community Building auditorium in Rockland.
Genre(s)
Documentary
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Items in this collection: 9
Showing 1 - 9 of 9:
1) Knox County on Parade 1940
Two prints, each 2800 ft., of 'Knox County on Parade.' Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are described in separate ProCite records.more
2) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 2)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 2 of 7: Ship-building at Snow Yard and Morse Yard, Inland Flyin...more
3) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 3)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 3 of 7: Rockport Regatta, Carnival, Fireworks, Softball game, P...more
4) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 4)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 4 of 7: Union Fair, Rides and activities including Hootchie Koo...more
5) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 5)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 5 of 7: Football game, the Courier-Gazette, Bank, Portland Ceme...more
6) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 6)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 6 of 7: State Police Barracks, 240th CAC Battery being activate...more
7) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 7)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 7 of 7: Snow Bowl Ski Area, Vinalhaven Harbor and Street Scenes...more
8) Knox County on Parade 1940 (Reel 1)
Original seven reels of 'Knox County on Parade' are 2800 ft. total. Reel contents received with the film as follows: Reel 1 of 7: Air view of Rockland, Community Building, Home for Aged...more
9) A Portrait of Our People, Mid-Coast Maine, 1940
'A Portrait of Our People, Mid-Coast Maine, 1940' is a shortened version of 'Knox County on Parade 1940.' See ProCite record 10725 for description of 'Portrait of Our People.'more
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