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1) Rama and Sita, Traditional Puppet Play from India
Adapted by Nancy Parker and the Shoestring Theater   more
2) Russ Fitts Hayes Conversations
Dated 25 July 1979   more
3) Maine State Budget Hearings, Department of Public Safety
Dated 11 January 1979. Edited master.   more
4) The Forts of Casco Bay (program 1)
No description available   more
5) Symposium on Arts and Aging, #2
Speaker on implementing an arts and aging program. Ends in mid-sentence.   more
6) Pemaquid, Tape 3
Video for Mary Mayo opening credits   more
7) [no title]
Edited Master.   more
8) Shaw's Supermarkets, Valu-time Generic
Dated March 1979. Black/white with color logo. Studio spot with blonde woman and table full of generic grocery products including bag of dog dinner. She explains generic 'valu-time' con...   more
9) Collage
Excerpts from 'A Question of Survival,' 'The First Mainers Meet the New Mainers,' 'Portland Historic Neighborhoods: The Western Promenade,' Phi Beta Kappa Conference at Colby College in...   more
11) C.P. Center
Edited Master.   more
12) Kenneth Rosen, Poet Tape #1
Portland poet and University of Southern Maine English professor Ken Rosen reads his poetry. Setting is room with small sculpture on platform, painting of trees, edge of table with hat....   more
13) Kenneth Rosen, Poet #2
Poet and University of Southern Maine professor Kenneth Rosen.   more
14) Portland Waterfront
No description available   more
15) [UMA Interview with founder of Moss Tents?]
Label says: 'S.P. Cobb Final Project.'   more
16) Interview: Private Support of Public Programming
No description available   more
21) [Autowise Commercial]
Autowise commercial in which young woman wearing jeans and cap stands next to car with open hood and describes store's selection of import car parts.   more
22) Symposium on Arts and Aging #6
One-day conference held at Westbrook College regarding the use of the arts to raise self-esteem in the aged including speakers, demonstrations and workshops. Sixth of six tapes.   more
23) Salt Marshes (Program 5)
No description available   more
24) [WGMX radio spot]
WGMX-FM 93 radio spot: bright pop art animation of man sitting in living room surrounded by smokey cloud until he changes radio dial and breath of fresh air comes in. Scene transforms i...   more
25) [Allie Ryan #1]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One in a series of ten tapes. NOTE: NHF has nine of ten. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth tape.   more
26) Whales (Program 3)
No description available   more
27) Portland Glass
Commercial for Portland Glass showing man trying to close ripped shower curtain. Suggests he should replace it with Portland Glass product.   more
28) Grace Ross
Old Port Fitness Club: Aged dancer Grace Ross leading a dance class. Young woman journalist interviews her regarding dance and the aged, dance as a singularly human activity, her plans...   more
29) Portland: A Conversation with Community Leaders #1
Leaders meeting at Alexander Hall at Westbrook College discuss urban issues facing Portland, including employment, city services, development pressure, economic disparities. One of two...   more
30) Tate House
Tape begins with unrelated material from other programs. Rest of tape appears to be unedited master for a program on the exterior architecture of the historic Stroudwater House.   more
31) PRVTC (Portland Regional Vocational-Technical College) Greenhouse #1
One of two tapes. Work tape including sounds of crew members talking. Pan of greenhouse interior. Dolly shot of greenhouse. MCU of plants. Easy listening music in background. Mr. Baldwi...   more
32) ILA
Master Edit.   more
33) [Westbrook Junior College]
Titled silent film, 'President Proctor and Rusty.' 'Registration in MacArthur Gymnasium.' 'Winter Carnival 1939.' 'Crowning the Snow Queen, Miss Catherine Chambers.' Includes good skiin...   more
36) [Allie Ryan #5]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One in a series of ten tapes. NOTE: NHF has nine of ten. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
37) A Handful of Words
Televised class in sign language conducted at Baxter School for the Deaf, now in Mackworth Isle, Maine. Unnamed teacher with appearances by Birgit Kohl from Cape Elizabeth and Nancy Fah...   more
38) Kenneth Rosen, Poet #4
Poet and University of Southern Maine professor Kenneth Rosen.   more
39) Muskie Roast Tape 2
Held at Eastland Hotel.   more
40) ITS
Dated 15 September 1982 and 22 September 1982.   more
42) CMP Promo
Dated 22 January 1982.   more
43) Symposium on Arts and Aging #3
One-day conference held at Westbrook College including speakers, demonstrations and workshops related to the use of arts to increase self-esteem in the aged. Third of six 3/4' tapes.   more
44) Soiree Franco-Americaine Part 2
No description available   more
45) [Maine State Lottery Commercial]
Maine State Lottery commercial featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson characters.   more
46) [Newspaper News Conference #1]
No description available   more
47) [Portland Mayor Taliento]
Informal office interview by a reporter of Portland mayor Taliento. Includes discussion of study showing Portland city government salaries to be low, school meals.   more
48) [Shaw's Commercial]
Shaw's Supermarket commercial with woman featuring Shaw's low prices and this week's special on pork chops.   more
49) [Maine State Lottery Commercial]
Second Maine State Lottery commercial on Cat. no. 5414 featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson characters.   more
50) [Allie Ryan #6]
Belfast and Camden steamship signs. Interviewers question Allie Ryan about ship's histories. Sea captain's chest and nautical instruments. Nautical paintings: Fall River Line steamer 'P...   more
51) [Allie Ryan #3]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One in a series of ten tapes. NOTE: NHF has nine of ten. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
52) Kenneth Rosen, Poet #3
Poet and University of Southern Maine professor Kenneth Rosen.   more
55) State Town Meeting Nuclear Debate tape 2
No description available   more
57) I Can't Do It
Child with gross motor disability   more
58) [Allie Ryan #4]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One of ten tapes. NHF has nine. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
60) Upbeat Downeast
Dated 9 January 1978. Series examining public affairs from humanistic perspective focusing on values. Interviews with Mayor Taliento on balancing time in his job, balancing constituent...   more
61) [Allie Ryan #10]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One in a series of ten tapes. NOTE: NHF has nine of ten. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
62) Portland Glass
Commercial for Portland Glass in which man is driving classic car with cracked windshield. Suggests he should replace it with Portland Glass.   more
63) [Allie Ryan #7]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One of ten tapes. NHF has nine. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
64) ASCD Curriculum Mapping
No description available   more
65) Greater Portland's Heritage (14 tapes)
Edit Masters. Half-hour lessons with Bill Barry. Complete series except for lessons 16, 17.   more
66) She Knew a Phoenix: May Sarton
Dub. Documentary about poet May Sarton includes Sarton at typewriter, speaking poem, talking with (student) interviewer. Winter road scenes driving to her house (in Maine?). The poem us...   more
67) Descending: Another World
Still photos of tropical fish are shown as unseen singer sings song to the tune of Bread's 'I Want to Make It With You.' Guitar accompaniment. Stills include a fish looking at itself in...   more
69) Gulls and Terns (Program 4)
No description available   more
70) Scottish Festival
Dub.   more
71) Mathematics: The Job Filter
No description available   more
72) [Young mother]
Young woman pushes small boy in shopping cart throughout grocery store. She is seen and heard talking to child, choosing food, talking to other mother with child, playing with baby, etc...   more
73) Symposium on Arts and Aging, #3
Woman concludes her presentation from Symposium on Arts and Aging, tape 2. Question and answer session follows. Grace Ross sings and dances. (See Huey film on Grace de Carlton Ross for...   more
74) Garden Club, Daffodils [May] 2 tapes
No description available   more
75) UMA Convocation Tape 1
Dated 16 October 1983. Master.   more
76) Eagles (Program 6)
13 April 1978   more
77) Mary Mayo Mainetide Demo Tape
Demo tape for Mainetide TV show featuring clips from Mary Mayo interviews. Intro with music and lobster boats in bay. Cut to Richard Pierce, Maine State Senator, telling Mary Mayo about...   more
78) Sea Fever: Maritime Preservation
Dated April 5, 1978. Show documenting history of preserving maritime-related objects and buildings. All visuals are still photographs, sketches or paintings. Includes shots of sailboats...   more
79) Todd Webb, Photographer
Biography and interview of photographer Todd Webb, who specialized in recording American West. Retired to Portland with wife Lucille Webb, who talks about their early days. Also discuss...   more
80) [Allie Ryan #8]
Allie Ryan, maritime collector and historian. One in a series of ten tapes. NOTE: NHF has nine of ten. Maine Maritime Academy may have tenth.   more
81) Thorne -- Big Band
Dated 2 May 1978.   more
82) Alma Yoray and Darell Bidstrup, Improvisational Dance
Dated 17 April 1981. Master Edit.   more
83) Adaptive Reuse -- Old Houses
Portland : Reuse of old buildings focusing primarily on Portland. Map of Tower of London. Photo of same. Stills of Portland's Union Station, Grand Trunk Station, St. Stephen's Church, M...   more
84) Muskie Roast Tape 1
Dated November 19, 1979. Eastland Hotel: Roast of Senator Edmund S. Muskie. Introduction by Gerald Tabenken, head of Susan Curtis Foundation. Describes Susan Curtis Camp. Introduces pan...   more
85) Law of the Sea , World Affairs Council Forum
No description available   more
87) Budget Hearings, Manpower
Dated 9 January 1979. Edited Master.   more
88) History of Portland: John Jakes and Audrey White Beyer
John Jakes interviews Portland-born author Audrey White Beyer on her books about Portland and those for young people.   more
90) Winter Bird Feeding (Program 1)
No description available   more
91) Displaced Homemakers
Dated 9 December 1980. Edited Master, final edit with credits.   more
92) Symposium on Arts and Aging #5
One-day conference held at Westbrook College regarding the use of the arts to raise self-esteem in the aged including speakers, workshops and demonstrations. Fifth of six tapes. Starts...   more
93) [Band with video effects]
Tape label says 'Little White Squares.' Name of band? Dance taking place at University of Maine, Augusta?   more
94) Coupon Swap Centers
Dated February 7, 1980. Shaw's Supermarket commercial in which woman demonstrates how to put coupons into bins at swap center.   more
96) Learning About Winter (Program 2)
No description available   more
99) [various tapes]
12 tapes: I Call That Mind Free, Nuclear Threat to Our Children, Helen Caldicott. Panel Discussion, Part 2. Political Lying and Public Distrust, Sissela Bok ; America's Worst Enemy, R...   more
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Westbrook College Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (approx. 3000 min.) : si. and sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1939 – 1985
Summary
Collection contains factual works such as: "Greater Portland's Heritage," on the history of Portland; two documentary series on the Portland landmarks and neighborhoods hosted by Earle Shettleworth, using primarily still images; "Maine Audubon Series" about bird feeding, whales, salt marshes and eagles; "Symposium on Art and Aging;" "Maine State Budget Hearings;" and, "Allie Ryan," a ten-part series about this maritime collector and historian. "She Knew a Phoenix" concerns poet May Sarton, and "Todd Webb, Photographer" is about a Portland resident who photographed the American West. "Muskie Roast" honors Edmund S. Muskie at the Eastland Hotel in Portland, attended by William S. Cohen and Joseph E. Brennan. Collection also contains interviews, instruction and advertising: "Upbeat Downeast" featuring Portland and other Maine figures; an instructional program on American Sign Language; and, commercials promoting the Maine State Lottery and Shaw's Supermarket. [Westbrook Junior College] is a videotape copy of film footage of Westbrook activities ca. 1939.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Westbrook College is located in Maine near Portland. An independent college, it subsequently became part of the University of New England.
People and Organizations
Westbrook College
Place(s)
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