Frances Bos Collection
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Collection Date Range
1942 - 1953
Summary
Collection contains [Bos--home movies] of family at home in Albany, New York, and Castine, Maine. Children’s winter activities include sledding and snowman building. Other outdoor scenes of children show sandbox play, swinging, nursery school groups, pets, swimming, picnics, boating, riding bikes, and archery. Indoor scenes include reading, tea parties, Halloween costume dress-up, and Christmas gift-giving. Adults are seen performing domestic chores, dancing, boating, and swimming. One scene was taken at a strawberry festival on the coast of Maine and another at a garden party at the Booth residence in Castine, Maine.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Frances Bos, one of the girls depicted in these home movies, lives in Castine, Maine.
People and Organizations
Bos Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Subject(s)
Children, Coasts, Schools
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 4
Showing 1 - 4 of 4:
1) [Bos--home movies] Reel 2
Amateur footage of family activities. Can notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 2: [date code 1944] Dutch costume, Norwood Street. Ladies luncheon, King's place. Frances...more
2) [Bos--home movies] Reel 3
Amateur footage of family activities. Can notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 3: [date code 1946] Seaplane at Star Island. Albany, horses plowing, apple trees. Garden?...more
3) [Bos--home movies] Reel 1
Amateur footage of family activities. Can notes and screening notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 1: [date code 1942] Uncle John. Daddy and cat. Frances, tea party. Fr...more
4) [Bos--home movies] Reel 4
Amateur footage of family activities. Can notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 4: [date code 1953] Castine pool. Picnic at Hanns beach. Harbor boats. Schoodic Point. Ch...more
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