Wallace Cunningham Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (7,200 ft.) : si., col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (700 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1951 - 1960
Summary
Collection contains [Wallace Cunningham--home movies], scenes of camp and farm activities, fishing, wildlife, clambakes, snow shoveling and kite flying, Christmas and Easter celebrations, school children, shrines and gardens. Cunningham family members appear throughout. Collection also contains animation and features: four reels (700 feet) of Walt Disney cartoons and comic short films.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Wallace H. Cunningham lives in Kingfield, Maine. The farm in these films has been in the Cunningham family for six generations.
People and Organizations
Cunningham Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 23
Showing 1 - 10 of 23:
1) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 37
Date from edge code on film. // Boy in snowsuit sledding on saucer. Boy wearing bowtie carries Easter egg basket. Boy sitting outside on ground with several small kittens.more
2) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 49
1949, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1961 edge codes on film. // Label on film: 'CP wreck, Brownville Junction, bowling alley lumber toppled over 42 cars off. Gold medal flour, shortening, Miller be...more
3) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies]
Twenty-eight 100 ft. rolls with labels as follows: July 4, 1951. Nat's camp. Gordons. Xmas 1952. 1 yr. old. At Portland shows. Bobby, Susan, etc. Mother's gravestone; last train ride, X...more
4) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 36
1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1968 edge codes on film. // Fishing on lake in boat. Fish picked up beside boat in handheld net. Fish hooked on line being reeled in. Men drinking from mugs at c...more
5) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 38
Date from edge code on film. // Group of people talk at lake. Young boy with fishing rod. Dark footage of family gathered at picnic site.more
6) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 39
Date from edge code on film. // Label on film: 'Billie's Xmas Birthday.' // Christmas. Dark footage of children gathered around Christmas tree. Birthday party. Children sit at table aro...more
7) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 40
Date from edge code on film. // Overexposed footage. Pan of lake. Man stands on ice on frozen lake in blowing snow. Small airplane lands on frozen lake. Group of men inspect plane. Plan...more
8) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 41
Date from edge code on film. // Label on film: 'Bay. Islesford 1957.' // Waterfowl on water. Man holds dead birds in hands. Closeup shots of raccoon running, drinking water from lake. F...more
9) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 42
Date from edge code on film. // Label on film: 'Skowhegan Jr. High Teachers.' // Men and women smile at camera next to car on beach. Young men in bathing suits pose for camera. Man hold...more
10) [Wallace Cunningham--home movies] Reel 55
Date from edge code on film. // Woman stands outside with dog beside snowdrift that is taller than her.more
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