Neal Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (8000 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1920 - 1949
Summary
Collection contains [Harold B. Neal--home movies], Maine scenes of family summer camp and outdoor activities, Middlebury College (Vermont) graduation, and a trip to Nova Scotia by ferry from Bar Harbor. Other footage shows Niagara Falls, public gardens in Boston, Gettysburg, the American West and England. Members of the Neal family appear throughout.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Harold B. Neal (1894-1970) was the father of the donor, Dorcas Neal Gracey. The Neal family traveled frequently in the northern New England region.
People and Organizations
Neal Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 14
Showing 1 - 10 of 14:
1) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 1
Original title from donor for Reel 1: 'Children at West Lebanon, Me. Approx. 1932, b&w.' NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 1: West Lebanon, Me. Four men exiting tent. Young girl hol...more
2) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 2
Can label: '#2 -- Summer. Begins at Camp Runoia at Long Pond near Waterville, Me. White Rocks (W. Lebanon). Willards, Peaks, donkey baseball (Milton, NH). Butterflies, Neals at Wells Be...more
3) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 3
Date from edge codes on film. // NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 3: Camp Runoia. Swimming, canoeing. Women in bathing caps. Lifesaving techniques. Game of balance (with young wome...more
4) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 4
Original title from donor for Reel 4: 'Begins with trip to Nova Scotia, Machias, etc. Maine Coast, fall. Good fall color.' NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 4: Machias, Me. Band pro...more
5) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 5
Original title from donor for Reel 5: 'Begins with Frankenstein Ledges in the fall, Dorcas as drum major (Needham, Ma.) Oct. 12 trip, winter)' NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 5: A...more
6) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 6
Original title from donor for Reel 6: 'Color #1, spring: Forest Hills Cemetery (Boston suburb) Public Gardens (Boston, Ma.), azaleas, rhodendrons, roses, sunset, gulls on fishing trip.'...more
7) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 15
NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 15: Monastery. Monument with bronze horse statue. Two boys in costume, wearing 'mountain club' signs. Middlebury College young adults entering buil...more
8) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 16
Date from edge code on film. // Original title from donor for Reel 16: '1942 (?) golf tournament Adams Camp (Steep Falls, Me.)' NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 16: Winter. Sleigh....more
9) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 20
Reel 20 (8 mm.): [no reel notes]more
10) [Harold B. Neal--home movies] Reel 17
Original title from donor for Reel 17: 'W. Lebanon, Me. 1948.' NHF cataloguer's notes, 1/96 for Reel 17: Two children watching tractor. Toddler in sunglasses carrying pails of water. Gi...more
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