Dana Gregory Pond Collection
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Collection Identifier(s)
[Gilbert Pond--home movies], 0865
Gilbert Pond
Credit: Dana Gregory Pond Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Camouflaged plane preparing for takeoff at small airport, ca. 1939-1941.
Credit: Gilbert Pond home movies. Excerpt from "Airport, 1939." 16 mm. film. From the Dana Gregory Pond Collection at Northeast Historic Film, Bucksport, ME. MP4 video, 3:48. Camouflaged planes preparing for takeoff, 1939.
Primary Format and Extent
12 film reels
Collection Date Range
1939 - 1941
The Dana Gregory Pond Collections contains 12 reels of 16 mm. film shot by Gilbert Pond between 1939 and 1941. Footage depicts family scenes of Mrs. Pond and Dana Gregory Pond as a baby, and some winter scenes of sledding and skiing. The collection offers views of air shows, plane acrobatics, spectators, parachuting, and depicts a variety of single engine and Air Force planes flying in and out of the Portland, Maine, airport.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Gilbert Pond was a pilot for the Portland Press Herald, working for Guy Gannett. Dana Gregory Pond, son of Gilbert Pond, donated the films after having them transferred in 1991.
People and Organizations
Dana Gregory Pond
Airplanes, Families
Northeast Historic Film
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://www.oldfilm.org/research for more information.
Items in this collection: 12
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