Frank and Catherine Wiers Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (20 min.) : si., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1955 - 1965
Summary
Collection contains [Frank Wiers--home movies], showing primarily the demolition of Union Station in Portland, Maine, as well as other demolition sites. Footage shows architectural features of the buildings before demolition, and workmen with crane and other equipment. Initial, brief scenes show young girls jumping rope in front of car, and watching pet ducklings.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Frank Wiers, of East Lebanon, Maine, owned a building demolition business in the Portland area. Original footage is 8 mm. film.
Genre(s)
Amateur
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