Collections
We care for approximately 800 moving image collections, which would take more than a year to watch. Of these, 300+ are described online at the collection level. To read about each collection, click on the collection name.
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1) Baker, Milford Collection
The Milford Baker Collection consists of ten reels of 16 mm. film shot between 1930 and 1931. The bulk of the collection contains footage of the construction of the Wyman Dam on the Ke...more
1) Bardwell, John Collection
Collection contains 73 newsreels of "The News Magazine of the Screen" educational series produced by Warner Pathe. The films, intended for classroom use, cover a wide range of contempo...more
2) Bath Historical Society Collection
The Bath Historical Society Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film called "Movie Queen," made in Bath, Maine. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists of a...more
3) Belfast Historical Society Collection
The Belfast Historical Society Collection consists of a video transfer of two reels of 16 mm. film including fragments from "Movie Queen," made in Belfast, Maine. The original film ree...more
1) Bemis, Alan Collection
The Alan Bemis Collection contains 47 reels of 16 mm. film shot by Alan Bemis and Sidney Shurcliff between 1927 and 1948, 2 VHS tapes, and an Ampro Precision 16 mm. projector. The coll...more
4) Bienick, Edwin Collection
The Edwin Bienick Collection consists of one 16 mm. film produced by Visugraphic Pictures, believed to be shot sometime between 1929 and 1931. The work is an industrial film, promotin...more
2) Brick Store Museum Collection
Collection contains 750 feet of promotional footage (1935-1939) made by Harrie B. Coe for the Maine Publicity Bureau, with scenes of girls' camp activities, Cape Elizabeth and Mount Kat...more
5) Brown Paper Company Collection
This collection contains films by the Brown Paper Company of Berlin, NH, dealing with various aspects of the paper industry: processes such as pulpwood cutting and hauling, peeling spru...more
6) Bruner, John Collection
The John Bruner Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film called "Movie Queen," made in Groton, Massachusetts. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists of sho...more
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3) Capstaff/Dennen Collection
Collection contains [John Capstaff/Dennen--home movies], primarily scenes of domestic and recreational activities in Rochester, New York, and family trips to Maine (Lake Sebago), New Ha...more
7) Central Maine Power Collection
The Central Maine Power Collection contains 16 reels of 35 mm. film and 22 reels of 16 mm. film shot between 1920 and 1938 by the Central Maine Power Company and Everett H. (E.H.) Maxcy...more
8) Champion International Corporation Collection
Collection concerns the paper and wood products manufacturing business, containing corporate films such as "Light Coated Quality" about paper manufacture, and "The Stud Mill Story," abo...more
4) Chase, Chester Collection
Collection contains [Chester Chase--home movies] with family events such as first communions, baptisms, weddings, and Christmas celebrations. Other activities include hunting, surfboar...more
9) Chisman, James A. Collection
The James A. Chisman Collection is one reel of 35 mm. created from an original 22 mm. Edison Home Kinetoscope film created in the 1920s. The reel contains intertitles guiding the viewer...more
5) Coe, Harrie B. Collection
Collection contains promotional films made by Harrie B. Coe for the Maine Publicity Bureau, featuring life in Maine. Included are scenes of Rockland lime quarries, blueberry raking and...more
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10) Edge, Bob Collection
Collection contains factual works. Titles of sports and hunting films include "Outdoors with Bob Edge: Big Game Hunting in Quebec"; "Salmon and Trout"; and "[Moose Hunt]". Other factual...more
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11) Fenderson, Earle Collection
Collection contains a documentary, "The Story of a Newspaper," about the Portland Press Herald; this copy is missing its sound track. Collection also contains educational/cultural works...more
12) Foss, Ernest L. Collection
Collection contains travelogues, created primarily for airline promotion, with titles such as "Views of Martinique 1953 Carnival" and "Wings to Europe, Grand Tour" [ca. 1960]. Other are...more
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7) Geer, Blanche PhD Memorial Collection
Collection contains [O.P. Geer--home movies], edited footage with intertitles and scenes of family life, work at the law office, travel, summer camp, boating and sailing. Collection als...more
13) Greaton, Everett Collection
The Everett Greaton Collection consists of 88 reels of film shot by Everett Greaton between 1929 and 1965. The bulk of the films were shot between 1938 and 1959. The vast majority of...more
14) Groth, Ernest Collection
The Ernest Groth Collection contains one reel of amateur 16 mm. film. This film was shot in 1926 by H.M. Berndt and sponsored by Spring Brook Ice Service, located in Spring Brook, Conn...more
15) GTE Collection
Collection contains factual works. "GTE Waldoboro: People Who Care About Quality" is a videotape about an employee involvement program at the GTE Sylvania plant in Waldoboro, Maine. "B...more
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16) Hale, Richard Collection
The Richard Hale Collection consists of 30 reels shot between the 1920s and 1984. The majority of the films are amateur films documenting the many aspects of the logging industry and h...more
17) Heal, Lionel Collection
Collection contains outtakes from an independent work, "Turn of the Tide" (1943) which concerns the beginnings of fishing cooperatives in the 1940s. Outtake scenes include lobster fishe...more
1) Hodgkins, Earl Collection
Collection contains [Earl Hodgkins--home movies] covering twenty-three years of family history. The early reels document some family travel to New York state, and the remaining material...more
8) Holden, Wheaton A. Collection
Collection contains a documentary. "Mt. Washington Among the Clouds: An Early History: 1852-1908" is a history of Mt. Washington, and includes scenes of hotels at the summit and the cog...more
9) Houston, Charles S. Collection
The Charles S. Houston Collection consists of 74 reels of film shot between 1925 and the 1980s. The bulk of the films are from 1930 to 1963 and are records of Houston’s various mounta...more
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18) Lapointe, Daniel Collection
The Daniel Lapointe Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film, "Movie Queen," made ca. 1936 as part of a local talent production. The film consists of shots of the town's businesses a...more
19) Lee, Diane Collection
Collection contains prints and production materials from "Who Will Say Kaddish for Shapiro?" and "Tender Loving Care," two independent films produced by Diane Lee, as well as prints of...more
20) Lincoln Memorial Library Collection
The Lincoln Memorial Library Collection consists of 1 reel of 16 mm, silent, black and white film, along with a release print and a duplicate negative. The collection contains "Movie Qu...more
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12) Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Collection
Collection contains educational works such as: "Marsh Adventure" (1954) emphasizing the importance of marshlands in ecosystems; "To Conserve Our Heritage" about wildlife and nature cons...more
22) Movie Queen, Bar Harbor Collection
The Movie Queen Bar Harbor Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film called "Movie Queen," made in Bar Harbor, Maine. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists...more
23) Movie Queen, Lubec Collection
Collection contains fiction. "Movie Queen, Lubec" is a short production about a film star who arrives by boat to her home in Lubec. She tours the town, receives gifts from local merchan...more
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24) National Association of Manufacturers Collection
Collection contains documentaries and factual works. The weekly series, "Industry on Parade," explores various industries in the United States. Businesses in Maine include a sawmill, sh...more
25) Nevison Collection
Collection contains educational/cultural work, "From Pulp to Newsprint," a comprehensive look at a paper mill in operation. Film opens with aerial views of the town and Seaboard Paper C...more
26) Newport Historical Society Collection
Collection contains "Movie Queen," a short production about a film star who arrives by train to her home in Newport, Maine. She tours the town and receives gifts from local merchants. T...more
27) Norwood Historical Society Collection
The Norwood Historical Society Collection is a single 16 mm. film called "Movie Queen," made in Norwood, Massachusetts. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists...more
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28) Pearmain, Pierce Collection
The Pierce Pearmain Collection consists of two copies each of two short films shot on 35 mm. film in 1926. Sponsored by the Faneuil Hall Markets Century Celebration, both films were pr...more
15) Pfaffle, William Collection
Collection contains promotional works. "Land of Remembered Vacations," "Maine Parks: An Idyllic Journey" (1964) and "The Bounding Maine" feature various aspects of the state of Maine in...more
29) Pine Tree Society Collection
Collection contains promotional footage: Pine Tree Camp/Easter Seal Society, and "Tall Shadows." The earliest film, from the 1940s, features disabled children involved in camp activit...more
30) Portland Pipe Line Corporation Collection
Collection contains two sponsored films, "The Story of the Portland to Montreal Pipeline" and "Short Cut to Montreal," as well as the unedited production materials used to make these fi...more
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18) Sawyer, Donald Collection
Collection contains [Sawyer--home movies], with logging footage shot by Omar Sawyer in the Bingham area and other footage of family summer and winter activities, trips and events such a...more
19) Siebert, Otto Collection
Collection contains [Otto Siebert--home movies], scenes of family winter and summer activities, boy scouts, children and pets. Also shown are scenes of family trips to Bermuda and Marth...more
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21) Turner, Ethel Bean Collection
Collection contains [Margaret Cummings Bean--home movies], footage of summer and winter family activities and events at The Cape, cottages on Thompson Lake, Maine, and surrounding areas...more
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31) Wayside Inn Collection
The Wayside Inn Collection consists of eight reels of 16 mm. film shot in the 1930s. Many of the reels contain intertitles referencing events that took place in 1932. The bulk of the...more
23) WCVB Collection
Collection contains news film, documentaries and factual works, including 180 episodes of the long running news program "Chronicle." Titles from the Chronicle series include "Mount Kat...more
24) White, Mary Baxter Collection
Collection contains home movies of family scenes, winter and summer activities, boating, fishing and mountain climbing. In particular, footage shows climbing on Mt. Katahdin, visit to B...more
1) Wohelo-The Luther Gulick Camp Collection
Collection contains [Wohelo Camp Footage], a promotional film showing camp activities ca. 1919-1923. Collection also contains home movies of a girls' summer camp on Sebago Lake. "Luther...more