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
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.
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