George A. Erswell, Jr. Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (825 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Summary
Collection contains [George Erswell, Sr.--home movies], scenes of family vacations with a camper, a summer camp, boating, ice fishing, whales, a biplane doing stunts and a man doing acrobatics. Also includes scenes of floods with ice and water, and the damage to buildings. Houses, shacks and a railroad bridge with railroad cars are shown swept away by torrents.
Biographical/Historical Notes
George A. Erswell, Jr. (1927-2000), the donor, lived in South Harpswell, Maine. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut. His father, the creator, George A. Erswell, Sr., moved with his mother, Marion Purington Erswell, to Brunswick, Maine.
People and Organizations
Erswell Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 1
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1) [George Erswell, Sr.--home movies]
KS notes 7/94: Reels 1-9. Poor visual quality. Dirty. Florida? Boy on rollerskates, dog, father. Girl and boy in chair swing. Trailer house. Women emerge. Couple kiss. Man with python [...more
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