Pearson, Adelaide/Blue Hill Pu
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Biographical/Historical Notes
Adelaide Pearson lived in Blue Hill, Maine, and founded Rowantrees Pottery (Blue Hill) still in operation. In 1921 she wrote a children's book, "The Laughing Lion and Other Stories." Archive.org
Items in this collection: 17
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1) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Florida/Panama to Tahiti
1936 edge code on film. // Reel label: 'Florida to Tahiti.' Can label: 'Panama to Tahiti 1936-1937.' // View of waves from ship. Life jacket drill on ship. Panama Canal passage as viewe...more
2) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Tahiti to Fiji
1936 edge code on film. // Can label: 'Tahiti to Fiji Stella Polaris 2 1937.' // Dancers including three women and one man performing what appears to be a hula. A luau in the making; sh...more
3) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Fiji to Ceylon
1936 edge code on film. // Can label: 'Fiji to Ceylon Stella Polaris 3 1938.' // Native dancers. Dancing and Kava-Kava ceremony. Parade of people, bearers with umbrellas. Concert with d...more
4) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Ceylon to Liberia
Native dancers. Elephants working on river bank. Tigers. Street dancer, children, line dance. Monkeys in tree. Rickshaw driver in costume does dance with 'The COO-EE, Teas, Grills' in t...more
5) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Blue Hill to Jaipur
Ferris wheel and fair scenes in front of Blue Hill horse race. On board cruise ship, waves, white cliffs (of Dover?). Farm. Sheep. Scenic English countryside, railyard, pan of town incl...more
6) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Jaipur to Delhi
Weavers or rug makers, cemetery, buffalo working wheel. Tourists boarding an elephant. Street vendors, musicians, barbers, market. More street scenes, architecture and animals.more
7) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Delhi to Elwins
Group of children and women working in a village. Architecture. Men sawing log with odd shaped saw. Taj Mahal. Shore from river, many bathers. Procession or march-possibly communist ral...more
8) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Elwins to Calcutta
Mahatma Gandhi at Sevagram ashram near Wardha, India, where he lived from April 1936 to near the end of his life.more
9) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Elwins to Calcutta (Release Print)
Mahatma Gandhi at Sevagram ashram near Wardha, India, where he lived from April 1936 to near the end of his life.more
10) [Adelaide Pearson--home movies] Calcutta to Bangkok
Street scenes in India. Beggars. Architecture. Garden. Boats with standing oarsmen. Craftspeople. Temples with monks. Buddhas. River traffic. Rubber palms being tapped. Loading the crui...more
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