Sally Walsh Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (2,400 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1933 - 1940
Summary
Collection contains [Mahlon Walsh--home movies], summer and winter scenes of family life in Freeport, Maine. Collection also contains footage of downtown Freeport streets and people, an election, and the fire at the Old Freeport Baptist Church. Other footage shows 1939 New York World's Fair.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Mahlon "Babe" Walsh (1901-1982) was a Freeport, Maine, native and town barber from 1926-1966. The 1939 New York World's Fair opened in April with ceremonies at Flushing Meadows, NY.
People and Organizations
Walsh Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
Items in this collection: 6
Showing 1 - 6 of 6:
1) [Mahlon Walsh--home movies] Reel 1
Amateur: two men using two-horse plow. Flowers and birdbath. Lengthy segment of person in beekeeping clothing using bee sprayer or smoker. Lupine flowers. Poorly focused flower shots. M...more
2) [Mahlon Walsh--home movies] Reel 2
High-angle shot of large crowd listening to men give speeches in large building. People put ballots in slot. Front of building. People leaving. Dark shot inside building. More placing o...more
3) Maine and New York World's Fair--Sally Walsh--home movies. Reel 3
New York World's Fair footage: Racetrack at the B.F. Goodrich Company Building. Railroad Building. Crowds in line to enter the General Motors Building. Greyhound tour bus driving by....more
4) [Mahlon Walsh--home movies] Reel 4
White house. Snowy houses, valley. People with dog. People in downtown Freeport. Girls playing. Snow plow. Dogs in snow. Men shoveling around car. Cookout. More downtown Freeport. World...more
5) [Mahlon Walsh--home movies] Reel 5
Family footage, especially of Sally Walsh through age approx. 9 years old. NHF cataloguer's notes, 2/96: (28 min.) Pan of house. Slow motion: woman and man eating with infant. CU baby,...more
6) [Mahlon Walsh--home movies] Reel 6
Family footage, especially of Sally Walsh through age approx. 9 years old. NHF cataloguer's notes, 2/96: (25 min.) Christmas morning. Tricycle. Girl grinning with Christmas stocking. Sp...more
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