67 Items in This Collection
1) Trip to New York World's Fair over Merritt Highway, 1939--Albert Conley--home movies. Reel 42
New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows. Shot looking down Constitution Mall with statue of George Washington, Trylon and Perisphere in the background. Pan across Constitution Mall,...   more
3) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 37
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Southboro Mass.; Mary's mother.' // Goose Farm. Intertitle: 'At Southboro Mass.' Train station. Rocky river footage. Neo-cla...   more
4) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 2
Notes from film tag: 'University of Maine, Reel 1, our year at Orono to Alumni Reunion.' // 1929, 1932, 1933 edge codes on film. // Moderate twist throughout. // One portion has a fair...   more
5) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 4
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tag: 'New road, approach to Freeport house; Barbara Richie moves; Back Bay Boulevard and House at Boxford in Snow storm; Mary's old schoo...   more
6) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 18
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Venice - Florida. KMI. Mr. & Mrs. Donaldson. Also Bobby, Birthday & Mrs. Clark at Braedenton.' // B&W, Florida river footage...   more
7) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 1
Notes from film tag: 'Automobile trips in Maine.' // 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934 edge codes on film. // Film has twist throughout. // Intertitle: 'Automobile Trips in Maine.' Cap...   more
8) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 43
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Auto, old picture; Freeport to Georgia; Clermont; Tarr Family; Annapolis; Washington.' // ìThe Trip to Florida.î Car approac...   more
9) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 28
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'First film on trip west; Pensacola [Fl.]; Thru San Antonio [Tx.]; New Mexico.' Sign: 'Gulf Coast Scenic Highway.' Graveyard,...   more
10) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 10
1934, 1935, 1944 edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Maine Colony; original house; Fire scenes in color and black & white' // 'Our Florida Home Sarasota.' Child dancing with cr...   more
11) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 58
Date from edge code on film - may be 1950. // Notes from film tag: 'Around Guayaquil. Aboard the Santa Elena on Return Trip Home.'   more
12) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 51
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Reel 1 Ecuador.' // B&w: Crowd of people on board ship preparing to depart from New York. Gangplank reads ìGrace Line.î Streamers....   more
13) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 20
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Ormond Florida.'   more
14) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 31
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tags: 'Columbia River Drive and Mount Hood; Portland, Oregon.' // FILM WAS FLIPPED WHEN TRANSFERRED. // 'Columbia River Highway and Portl...   more
15) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 32
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tags: Mountain Road into San Diego; California Coast; Deer in Big Tree Park; San Francisco & Fair; Bison on Golden Gate Rock; Seal...   more
16) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 25
Agfa film stock. // Notes from film tag: 'Silver Springs; Jacksonville; Alligator Farm.' // Footage from boat with glass bottom. Stork by water. River floor. Raccoon. Underwater footage...   more
17) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 24
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Coconut Grove; Pan American; Key West; Mr. Millers House; Steamer Miami to Jacksonville'   more
18) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 39
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Pennsylvania Turnpike; Abraham Lincoln Historical Park; Entrance Mammoth Cave; Highway at Swanee College.' // Blue Mountain tunnel...   more
19) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 45
Date from edge code on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Stephen Foster Memorial; Tallulah Gorge; Great Smokies; New Found Gap; Bear; Blue Ridge Parkway; Potomac River; M____ Peg & Harold....   more
20) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 55
1939, 1940, 1941 edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Freeport at Noon 1940. Southport and Guests. Visit to Talcottville 1942.'   more
21) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 33
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Fox Farm.' // Intertitles in quotes: 'The Fox Farm.' Freeport. 'The silver black fox was once a very rare animal and costly...   more
22) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 50
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Clark family.' // Young children run around yard without shirts. Woman with children. Children in yard again, dressed. Adult...   more
23) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 12
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Sarasota (Fl.); circus; ballgame; end of pageant; celery farm; ranch [?].' // Monkeys in cage. Leopard in cage. Ringling Bro...   more
24) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 21
Date range from edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: 'Southport & Picnic with Parshleys; Eddie Libby.'   more
25) [Albert Conley--home movies] Reel 36
No visible edge codes. // Notes from film tag: 'Cape Cod Canal; Buzzards Bay [Mass.] entrance; Newport [RI] pictures 1938.' // Large ship, barge, taken from water. Mostly sunken ship in...   more
Conley, Albert Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (13,450 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (1,200 ft.) : si., col. ; super 8 mm. reversal pos.;film (6,500 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1936 – 1961
Summary
Collection contains [Albert Conley--home movies], showing home in Freeport, Maine, as well as travels in the U.S., Canada, and Ecuador. Includes scenes of Maine cities and towns, the University of Maine, Orono, and coastline and islands. Also includes scenes from automobile trips to Florida, where the Conleys had a house in Ormond Beach, north of Daytona, and a trip west to New Mexico, the Grand Canyon and the California coast.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Dr. Albert D. Conley (1887-1974) was a resident of Freeport, Maine. He was a research chemist, married Mary F. Johnson Conley and lived on Pleasant Street, Freeport. His second wife was Madelyn Edith Dyer Conley. Tags on the film containers used to identify people and locations were most likely made by Conley, or his second wife Madelyn.
Genre(s)
Amateur
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