48 Items in This Collection
1) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 1
Amateur footage. Viewing notes as follows (reel numbers are NHF-assigned). 1. (1961) Veazie snow scene. Volkswagen (VW) under snow. Dog named Tick. Christmas. Doing the twist (dancing)....   more
2) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 2
Picnic – CC – Grubb Long Thompson Island picnic Grubbs – Nancy Susan, Linda – Sand Beach, Thunderhole – Cadilac + 4 islands (Porcupines, Bar) Susan doing laundry SCS men at work – Walt...   more
3) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 3
Trip To Pa. 1966 Jody 1965 Pat – Perkowski – 2 boys – Susan – Nancy – El;A man [Walter] drilling a hole in the ice for ice fishing. People launching a toy airplane on the ice. People pl...   more
4) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 4
Camden Boothbay Harbor Boats Sand pits grane moving of garage from 4 Davis to 6 Davis Dr. by Buddy Lane poor quality overexposed;Flagpole with a Canadian flag. Buildings along the coast...   more
5) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 5
Skiing – Nancy + Linda 1966 1966 Skiing El teaching Nancy + Susan to ski. winter – Gladys on Davis Dr. (very dark) rope tow – Hermon Mt.;A woman (Gladys) walking through the snow. A ma...   more
6) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 6
Graduation ’66 1966 1966 – Graduation B.J. Davis UMO Nancy or Linda? Elwyn Susan on Davis Dr. A Robin in yard ; Gladys hanging laundry;Clouds. A line of graduates in caps and gowns. Sho...   more
7) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 7
Grandma Hunter “Tote Gote Lon” ? w/ of glen + Gladys Snow Looks like nursing home Mother in Bgr. Convalescence (film very short – no leader);A woman lays a crocheted blanket over an old...   more
8) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 8
no date 1970-71 Moving garage to Lanis Davis Dr. No. 6 to Lanis 7. G;A truck moving a garage. (Scene started on Reel 4) Shots of the house. Backing the garage into a different driveway....   more
9) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 9
no date Baheue Yadata Man in white Ethiopian type dress -w/ G. -Davis Dr.? when – not sure -maybe 66’ X-mas 67’ Susan + Linda dancing great hat! Really getting down!;A backyard with flo...   more
10) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 10
Riding The Dodge Motor Home – Bar Harbor “Riding the Dodge Motor Home” [no date] Aug. 1967 “Bar Harbour” Picnic with Joe Eleris. Smiths from Lock Haven, The Beutels, -[illegible] Marth...   more
11) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 11
Nova Scotia – Tree harvesting 1967 [August] Nova Scotia – Tree Roy Strong – Pipes trip home – camping Gladys, LaFlammes (Corda, Ken, Mauries, [illegible] on beach bag pipe parade w/ chi...   more
12) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 12
Lane Tote Gate – Xmas 1968 - Church riding 3 wheel cart snow – Jo Lane with Susie church Orono Universal Fellowship good picture of Christmas – 1968 – Grandma Hunter Susan giving out gi...   more
13) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 13
Home made mini bike April 1968 Buddy “Tote Gote Lane”? riding Susie – Tim in Yard Strung up deer is our backyard;A man and a toddler riding a motorized scooter. Same scene, different...   more
14) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 14
June 1969 May 1968 – home for Easter vacation Davis Dr- G. + Bill? + Linda getting in car Penob. River? – dam Lou Parlin S.C.S. men. fishing – don’t know where 7 men canoeing upstream;...   more
15) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 15
more canoeing / fishing looks like same place as 15 + same men camping S.C.S. men Lou Parlin, Bob Fish display 1 – teepee Clearing brush for canoes with ropes and letting canoe go down...   more
16) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 16
Skiing – Nancy – El – BJ., Ice fishing. Skiing Nancy + El at Squaw (filming on skis?- Walter Yes! (not sure who or where) Lot dog guy – El Skiing wearing a tie and crew cut – Nancy Susa...   more
17) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 17
Susan + Lanes Tobogganing – Gladys + the kitten 1969 Susan, - Joe Lane – Tobogganing Gladys – snow – kitten;A parade with floats on a television screen. A woman (Gladys) walking through...   more
18) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 18
Skiing in 1969, Susan on skis. Snow 1969 our house – Susan skiing off of banks + on road. ;People playing in the snow. A woman walking in the snow. A woman (Susan) skiing. [End of Reel]...   more
19) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 19
July ’69 don’t know where woods harbor – boats dock Shore from boat Round building Playing basketball – Susan + others Joe Sturbridge Village 1969 Picnic – Gladys, Susan Linda Henry Ja...   more
20) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 20
June 1969 – Sturbridge Village – with Janet, Henry – Jim, Susan, Jill, Susan Jerry, Walter, Gladys.;People watching as others pretend to put their heads in the stocks. People walk into...   more
21) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 21
Fishing – Bob Shaw, Susan + Gladys out front. Playing in deep snow. Fishing – Bob Shaw Very deep snow in 1969 – Susan + Gladys out front of home on Davis Dr. Susan shoveling snow in bac...   more
22) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 22
Millimagassett 1970 Millimagssett fishing ; camp ; boating on lake in canoe (don’t know who other men are besides Walter) Lou Parlin. Dinsmore men napping all around camp site;Two men u...   more
23) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 23
Ocean Fishing ’70, Nancy + George ‘71 1970 Ocean fishing hanging fish to dry Cutting chum Seals 1971 building new garage? Nancy w/ big hair G packing VM Red VW;A man hanging fish. A boa...   more
24) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 24
Deep Sea Fishing + Duck Hunting canoeing ; fishing duck hunting – looks like Dennis [illegible] deep sea fishing – Davis Dr. the girls G at some shore camp Nova Scotia S.C.S trip – Cord...   more
25) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 25
Fishing could date it from S’s graduation Dennis Erinakas more canoe fishing camp Larry Long Frank + Nancy Gladys good condition very nice scenery old farm house Susan Orono graduation...   more
26) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 26
Nancy + Frank – Bar Harbor, Ruth Scherg? no date G + N @ Thunder Hole Acadia Park Jordon Pond sailboat G in short shorts! Nancy + Frank + Ruth Nancy’s Siamese cat, G + Ruth Scherg? On...   more
27) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 27
Nancy + Susan, Moosehead picnic, Fall scenery Nancy, Susan at Moosehead Bob, Mike, Grubbs. Fall scenery – very nice Picnic – always eating –;A woman exiting a house and waving at the ca...   more
28) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 28
Graduation - Gladys 1968 – graduation at UMO In gown at home – back yard.;A woman (Gladys) in graduation cap and gown. Gladys in a formal dress. Graduates walking across a field to seat...   more
29) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 29
Tree Harvester, R. Strong – bag pipes, Trips to Nova Scotia. Tree Harvesting in Nova Scotia Roy Strong – bog pipes Gladys with La Flamme boys;People walking through the woods, after a m...   more
30) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 30
Going home on the Blue Nose Trips 1967 – Bluenose – on at Yarmouth – off in Bar Harbor.;A marina. A parking lot. Fishing boats. Houses along the shore. A ferry seen through fog. Cars dr...   more
31) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 31
Fishing – Duck Lake, Linda, Bill+Gary, Lou Parlin + [illegible] scene Oxford no date Bird Feeding out of hand Gray Jays Lou Parlin Duck Lake Fishing – Dennis Erinakas;A bird landing on...   more
32) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 32
extremely short Shot of man walking on trail in Baxter State Park.;A man walking up a dirt road, past a sign for ‘ROARING BROOK campground Baxter State Park’. A man with a backpack. Men...   more
33) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 33
Shot of large white building – probably an Inn ; followed by shot of 3 unidentifiable men. ;A large white building. Three men drinking on the side of the road. Men in suits by the road....   more
34) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 34
Joyce Thomas + Nancy, UMO in the snow Veazie – house Snow + dog G + L or N? UMO;A woman playing with a dog in the snow. A girl playing in the snow. A woman waving from inside a house. A...   more
35) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 35
Forest Sailing Trips, U of Mass ‘70 Forest Soils Conference U. of Mass. 1970 lobster boats;People seated on a railing along the edge of a beach. People gathered in the woods. Campus bui...   more
36) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 36
1969 Big picnic on Davis Dr. Shots of surf from back of boat? G + woman walking down a lane in the woods Man feeding bird out of his hand.;People eating at an outdoor table. A flooded d...   more
37) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 37
Extremely short Shot of S. + G on Davis Drive ;Two women exiting a house. A car with a canoe on the roof and a canoe on a trailer. A house. [End of Reel];[From Susan Wells] Reel 37 (196...   more
38) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 38
S. + L. doing archery Building the garage Snow plowing the driveway;A building under construction. A girl with a bow and arrow. Men working on the wooden building. A different girl with...   more
39) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 39
Unidentified men Canoeing and camping;A river. Two people in a canoe, paddling against the current. An animal carcass in the grass. Trucks and an RV parked on the side of the road. Thre...   more
40) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 40
Same as 39 plus fishing and man sitting on outdoor toilet.;People loading and launching canoes. Canoes on the river. Men in a campsite. A man fetching water from the river. A man sittin...   more
41) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 41
Mix of Steputis family walking in snow + driving car.;A person indoors, camera tilted. Three people on a snowy road. A woman walking out of a large brick building and getting into a car...   more
42) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 42
G. [Gladys] Graduation G @ Sand Beach ;Professors in caps, gowns and hoods on stage, one speaking at a podium. Graduates. The crowd watching the graduation ceremony. Graduates and famil...   more
43) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 43
N.H. NE.F.S, Start Katahdin Driving in car G. @ campsite Girls in convertible Men @ picnic Man digging hole. ;A man digging a hole. People eating at a picnic table by the water. Houses...   more
44) [Gladys Steputis--home movies] Reel 44
Katahdin 1968;A man on a backhoe. Boys shoveling dirt. An airplane taking off. A helicopter landing. A tree lined road filmed from a moving car. Mount Katahdin. Sign: ‘ENTERING BAXTER S...   more
Steputis, Gladys Collection
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Credit: Gladys Steputis Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Picnic on Thompson Island, Maine, circa 1963.
Primary Format and Extent
film (2,090 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1961 – 1970
The collection contains the [Steputis--home movies], including 44 reels of silent, black and white and color 8 mm film, totaling approximately 2090 feet. The films primarily consist of scenes of family winter and summer activities in Maine and Canada. Footage shows hikes and picnics, skiing and swimming, toboggans, family cars and pets, holiday celebrations, University of Maine, Orono graduations, weddings, camps, and tree harvesting in Nova Scotia. Friends and members of the Steputis family appear throughout. Films are accompanied by four reels of 1/4-inch audiotape.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Gladys Steputis Clemens was born on April 7, 1919 in Claysville, Pennsylvania. She later attended the University of Pennsylvania. She and her husband Walter Steputis lived with their four daughters (Nancy, Linda, Susan and Sharon) in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, before moving to Veazie, Maine. While living in Maine Gladys studied nutrition at the University of Maine, Orono, from which both she and several of her daughters graduated. Following the death of Walter Steputis in 1972, Gladys returned to Pennsylvania. In 1992, she married L. Erwin Clemens. Gladys Steputis Clemens passed away on May 9, 2014 in Veazie, Maine.
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