John Meader Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1957
Summary
Collection contains factual footage of an industrial workplace. Label on film can reads: "H.P. Hood & Sons, Waldoboro, Maine. New egg room January 1957 grand opening. 16 candlers (8 on each side)." Scenes include employees using egg candling equipment, inspecting and packaging eggs. Collection also contains undated home movies showing children at Boston Public Garden, the swan boat and children feeding birds in the park.
Biographical/Historical Notes
John Meader discovered these films in an 8 mm. projector bought at a yard sale. H.P. Hood & Sons is a New England dairy company with headquarters in Boston.
People and Organizations
H.P. Hood & Sons
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 6
Showing 1 - 6 of 6:
1) [H.P. Hood & Sons New Egg Room] Reel 1
Label on film container: 'H.P. Hood & Sons, Waldoboro, Maine, New egg room January 1957 grand opening 16 Candlers (8 on each side).' //Label on box in which the film was sent from devel...more
2) [H.P. Hood & Sons and other amateur footage] Reel 2
H.P. Hood logo, egg room operations, extension shot of Hood Building. Scenes of children at Boston Public Gardens feeding birds and riding the swan boat.more
3) [H.P. Hood & Sons New Egg Room] Reel 1 (Internegative)
35mm color negative created from original 8mm reel (acc. 0708.0001) at Cineric, 11/2005.more
4) [H.P. Hood & Sons and other amateur footage] Reel 2 (Internegative)
35mm color negative created from original 8mm reel (acc. 0708.0002) at Cineric, 11/2005.more
5) [H.P. Hood & Sons New Egg Room] Reel 1 (Release Print)
35mm color print created from internegative (acc. 0708.0001.01) at Cineric, 11/2005.more
6) [H.P. Hood & Sons and other amateur footage] Reel 2 (Release Print)
35mm color print created from internegative (acc. 0708.0002.01) at Cineric, 11/2005.more
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