9 Items in This Collection
1) Lake Candlewood, CT, etc.--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 1
Shot of a boat’s wake. A large pier and docks filmed from the water. People swimming. A man flexes and lifts a log, then walks on his hands. The man smoking a pipe. The man canoeing. [E...   more
2) Lorraine "Raine" Welter and Renzie Jantzer Christmas tree (New Haven, CT)--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 2
Two toddlers (Raine and Renzie) playing with toys around a Christmas tree. Adults and children around the tree. Raine and Renzie with teddy bears. Raine and Renzie opening gifts. [End o...   more
3) Hurricane 1938--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 3
Shots of houses damaged by a hurricane. People walking around the rubble, including a building with a broken sign: ‘Baldwin’s’. Cars drive around trees that have fallen in the road. Par...   more
4) (Lorraine) Raine and Renzie Christmas Tree--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 4
Two toddlers (Raine and Renzie) playing around a Christmas tree. [End of Reel]   more
5) Raine and Renzie Summer--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 5
A man and two women holding two toddlers. (Raine and Renzie) Raine and Renzie playing on the grass. Someone out of frame throws a doll to one of the toddlers. Raine and Renzie playing o...   more
6) Mt. Carmel hike (Hamden, CT) Squirrel Hurricane--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 6
A group of people hiking through the woods. People looking over the edge of a stone wall. (Lookout tower at the summit of Sleeping Giant, aka Mount Carmel, Sleeping Giant State Park, Co...   more
7) Fort Ticonderoga (NY)--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 7
View from Fort Ticonderoga. The main building inside the fort. A person reaches through the bars on a window. The ivy covered outer walls of the fort. [End of the Reel]   more
8) Ausable Chasm; Montmorency Falls--Carl E. R. Jacobson--home movies. Reel 8
Sign for: ‘Ausable Chasm’, then panning down the side of the gorge. A bridged filmed as a car drives over it. Shots of Montmorency Falls. A bridge over the river. A dog running through...   more
9) Cutting seed, Potato picking, Christmas 49--Osborn Family--home movies. Reel 8
Cutting seed Potato picking Christmas 49;Amber E. Sutter Cutting seed – seed cutter Michael helping Roger + Thirston.(?) Mildred waching the Lake - - Roope’s Camp Airplane views – house...   more
Jacobson, Carl E. R. Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (200 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm
The collection consists of 8 reels of silent, black and white film, totaling approximately 200 feet. The films were shot by Carl E. R. Jacobson, primarily in Connecticut and New York, and feature scenes of family gatherings, trips, and damage from a hurricane.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The collection was filmed by Carl E. R. Jacobson, and donated by his son, Bruce Jacobson. Bruce Jacobson's grandfather, Carl A. Jacobson, was a professional photographer who had worked for Kodak.
Northeast Historic Film
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
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