Jean Hawes Collection
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Collection Date Range
1950 - 1968
Summary
Collection contains prints of promotional works made for the Maine Department of Agriculture. Titles include "Potato Land," "Better Seed," and "Market Man" publicizing the Maine potato industry, "Feeding Cattle and Man" summarizing activities on a dairy farm, and "Climate and the Apple" on the seasonal management of an apple orchard. See also Maine Department of Agriculture Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Hildreth Gilman Hawes, 1908-1985, was Publicity Director at the Maine State Department of Agriculture in the 1950s and 1960s. He made films on Maine agriculture to advertise and promote Maine products. The reels were shown in the United States as well as parts of Europe and South America.
Genre(s)
Documentary
Subject(s)
Agriculture, Wildlife
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 13
Showing 1 - 10 of 13:
1) Adventures in Eating
Title on film: 'The State of Maine Department of Agriculture Presents 'Adventures in Eating.'' // Print is A-wind, has moderate twist, 2 splices with blooping ink. // Film shows the Bel...more
2) Fourth Dimension
Title on film: 'Fourth Dimension.' // Cue marks at tail, no splices. // Date from edge code on film. // Partly shot at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.more
3) [Hawes, Hildreth Gilman--Documentaries and factual works] Reels 1-12
Reel 1 Maine Barbecue 400 ft. Reel 2 Adventures in Eating 400 ft. Reel 3 International Maple 400 ft. Reel 4 Fourth Dimension 400 ft. Reel 5 Market Man 500 ft. Reel 6 Part time Farmer 60...more
4) Maine Barbecue
Title on film: 'The State of Maine Department of Agriculture Presents 'Sally Knapp and Dorothy Raedler's American Savoyards' 'In Maine Barbecue.'' //more
5) International Maple
Title on film: 'International Maple.' // Print is A-wind, no splices. // Shot north of Pittston Farm, near Dorcester County, Quebec. // Film consists of interviews with workers at north...more
6) Feeding Cattle and Man
Title on film: 'Feeding Cattle and Man.' 'A Television Short Subject Taken from the Maine Department of Agriculture's Color Film 'Magic Milk'.' // Print is A-wind. // Date from edge cod...more
7) Market Man
Title on film: 'Market Man.' // Print is A-wind, no splices. // Date from edge code on film.more
8) Off the Blotter
Title on film: 'United Community Service Presents 'Off the Blotter.'' // Print is A-wind, no splices. // Date from edge code on film.more
9) Climate and the Apple
Title on film: 'The Maine Department of Agriculture Presents 'Climate and the Apple.'' // Print is A-wind, 2 splices.more
10) Potatoland
Title on film: 'Potatoland.' // Print is A-wind, one splice. // Date from edge code on film.more
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