MPBN Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (84,270 ft.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. print.
Secondary Format and Extent
video (1,272 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.; videoreel (6389 min.) : sd., col. ; 2 in.
Collection Date Range
1964 - 1981
Summary
Collection contains over 100 factual programs broadcast by MPBN on subjects including health and medicine, economics, natural resources, government, crime, education, history and women's issues. Multipart series include "In and Out of Maine" about the state's residents, "Maine Field Trips" focusing on notable sites and industries, and "Reflets et Lumiere" about French American life and culture. "Woods and Waters" features hunting and fishing. "Working Women of Waldo County" is a series about women's lives. "Can I Get There From Here?" concerns Maine youth. Single programs include "Home to the Sea" about Maine seafaring life from colonial days to the present, and "The Last Log Drive Down the Kennebec" about log driving. Arts programs include "A Fresh Breeze Downeast with Performers Gordon Bok and Marshall Dodge," "Maine Stream Jazz" and "Summer Theatre in Maine." See also MPBC Collection and Maine Humanities Council Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN) was founded by the University of Maine System. In 1992 MPBN merged with station WCBB to form the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation (MPBC).
People and Organizations
Gordon Bok
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 625
Showing 1 - 10 of 625:
1) Single Parents
dubbed LC list 1991, videorecording, not in LC collectionmore
2) Maine Women's Conference
2 in. tape dubbed from original 3/4 in. Conference at Colby College sponsored by Maine Civil Liberties Union. Speakers and Interviews: Janet Mills, Maine Civil Liberties Union; Dr. Sony...more
3) On Campus
University of Maine, Ft. Kentmore
4) Men's Corrections, A Profile
master. An overview of Maine's correctional institutions. Includes segment on the Waterville Community Justice Project (this segment, Acc. 0178, had been transferred earlier to Beta). A...more
5) Labor and Labor Unions in Maine: An Individual's Viewpoint
Transferred from film. Dramatization of working life in paper mill. Scenes include union meeting, grievance committee, mill work, workplace union discussionsmore
6) The Office of the Governor: In Transition
News story on transition from administration of Governor Longley to Brennan. Review and analysis of James Longley administration. Speeches by Longley about spending moratorium and budge...more
7) Summer Theater in Maine
This program focuses on the history of professional theater in Maine. It includes a segment of the history of the Lakewood Theater in Skowhegan. Terry Flettrich (host) interviews Frankl...more
8) Stepping Out #4a
ìStepping Outî is a program which focuses on the changing roles of women in society, and the problems facing women who work outside of the home in all spheres of society. The program in...more
9) Stepping Out #5
ìStepping Outî is a program which focuses on the changing roles of women in society, and the problems facing women who work outside of the home in all spheres of society. The program in...more
10) Stepping Out #10
ìStepping Outî is a program which focuses on the changing roles of women in society, and the problems facing women who work outside of the home in all spheres of society. The program in...more
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