Dennis and Clare Sullivan Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (200 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (550 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1935 - 1940
Summary
Collection contains home movies: footage of family, skiing, hunting, summer activities, a horse show, and a funeral. Travel footage includes scenes of the American West such as an amateur roadster race, rodeo, and trail ride in the mountains, and scenes of Europe. Possible Massachusetts footage shows a building sign "Bushway-Whiting Ice Cream" and a New York car license plate dated 1938.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Dennis and Clare Sullivan, of Brooklin, Maine, bought this film at an estate auction for the Bushway family in the 1970s. J. Howard Bushway (1885-1980) lived in West Newton, Mass., and ran the Bushway Ice Cream Company in Somerville, Mass., started by his father in 1881. In 1929 the company merged to become Bushway-Whiting.
People and Organizations
Bushway Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
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