46 Items in This Collection
1) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 1
Labrador, Christmas-Spring Break, Dec. '72 - June '73;Our Christmas Tree, Dec. '72 Uncle Tome & snared rabbits; St. John's kids leaving; boys cutting pastor's wood; Tilt at airstrip...   more
2) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 2
Spring Break ‘73 Women’s Sports Day, May Frog Jump contest Spring picnic Walt & Len trouting, head of bay Moving to Square Islands for summer Launching “Field & Stream” Salmon f...   more
3) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 3
Acrobatics on playground, winter ‘74 Packing for Arm; snowshoeing at Peter’s Brk. Trapline w/ Ben, April ‘74 Williams sawmill, SW Brk., clinic logs Boil up at Island Hbr.; Sunday School...   more
4) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 4
Clinic Project, Sept. ‘74 Kids hauling water Men mixing concrete Raising walls Shingling building Hank & Doris leaving, Dec. ‘74 Getting our Christmas tree SW Brk. – cutting logs fo...   more
5) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 5
Pinsent’s Arm, winter ‘75 Ontario trip, March-April ‘75 Pastor unloading church lumber Sports Day Mrs. Mitchell enroute hospital Mountie & start of search for jack hammer Winter 19...   more
6) [Labrador, 1970s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 6
Telephone installation, Fall ‘75 Uncle Tom’s casket Cemetary Nov. fishing at Square Islands Aunt Mary Ann’s funeral Trench Blasting Mrs. Clegg Middle Pond, Sam, Leo Upper grades, Christ...   more
7) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 1
George town, Surinam, Cricket;Georgetown, Surinam (Dutch Guiana), Cricket game;Shots of a dirt road, houses and palm trees, filmed from a vehicle. Two men walking down a dirt road. Moun...   more
8) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 2
George town Intersection & Harbor - Ferry - Cricket, Scavenger Hunt - Up River to Kaieteur Falls;Georgetown intersection, harbour, ferry, cricket, scavenger hunt, upriver to Kaieteu...   more
9) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 3
#1 to Kaieteur Falls;To Kaieteur Falls;People starting snowmobiles and using them to pull sleds. Two dogs by a pile of logs. Children sledding. Shots of people on snowmobiles. Two peopl...   more
10) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 4
#1 to Kaieteur Falls;Shot of a riverboat. A man seated in the bow of the boat. Shot of the water. Shot of Kaieteur Falls. Panning across mountains, down into a valley and the river. Ano...   more
11) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 5
Groups of people playing. One boy stands on another boy’s shoulders. Boys turn cartwheels. A boy walks on his hands. A woman juggles. A boy juggles. A group of boys playing cricket. A g...   more
12) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 6
Venezuela / Winni / Maine / Guyana Juggling / N.A. Soccer;Venezuela, Winnipesaukee, Maine, Guyana juggling, New Amsterdam soccer;Children playing on the beach and swimming. The Washingt...   more
13) [South America, 1960s. Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 7
New Amsterdam / Softball / To airport / Leaving Guyana;New Amsterdam, softball, to airport leaving Guyana;A group of people playing baseball/softball. A man washing something in a basin...   more
14) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 1
Guyana Essequibo Boys School 1965-1966. Donor reel Reg 8. #1. ;Guyana Essequibo Boys School 1965 - 1966;People gathered outside a building. A circle of people listen to a presentation....   more
15) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 2
Summer 1972 Loud's Island, Maine w/ Elsie & Ina Lobster boat Nellie Fleirtt Canadian National Exhibition Charlottetown, Lab Shirl burning trash Winter 1973 - to Pinents Arm;Shot...   more
16) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 3
Elsie & Ina in Maine To Toronto by Car To Pinents Arm Shirl & Joan on slide;Children jumping. People gathered around a helicopter on the airstrip. The helicopter takes off, flyi...   more
17) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 4
Charlottetown, LAB Dog teams Kids sliding;Children playing with a frisbee in the snow. Shots of dog sleds. Children sledding and playing in the snow. Snowmobiles pulling sleds. [End of...   more
18) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 5
To Pinents Arm, LAB on skidoo Sunday School kids;Several shots of a person on a snowmobile coming towards the camera, pulling a sled. Snowmobile stops and the person moves to sit on the...   more
19) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 6
1974 Christmas program Teacher's residence Inside unfinished clinic yard sale at snack bar;Scene of a children’s Christmas pageant. A Christmas tree. A room with empty bed frames. Shots...   more
20) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 7
Adults leaving Labrador for Ontario on govt. - sponsored trip (mid 1970's);Shot of a plane on a snowy airstrip. Scene of people and snowmobiles gathering on the airstrip. A line of peop...   more
21) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 8
Summer 1976 - Marineland Unloading freight from "Marine Packer" in ice Christmas program 1976 John & Kevin Summer 1977;Several shots of performing elephants. A man carrying an Ameri...   more
22) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 9
Kevin & John w/ trucks Swimming at Nonotuck Swimming at Macaulay with Bob ;Two boys playing with trucks. Children playing in a shallow pool. A toddler on a swing. Two boys on a merr...   more
23) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 10
Bob's family in pool Shirley and Chuck's kids;A toddler sitting on a float in a pool, someone’s arms visible behind the float. A boy in a life jacket, swimming. A man and two children s...   more
24) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 11
Early 1980's Makkovik, Lab Moravian woods Aboard freighter Cleaning fish;Men working on a dock. People cutting up fish. People walking down a path. Shots of the water and coastline seen...   more
25) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 12
ice floes in NL digging our cellar in St. Phillips, NL Military tattoo on Signal Hill, St. John's;Shot of a cove. A town seen from the distance. The same cove again. Shot of ice in the...   more
26) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 13
Harold & Violet Pelley on Gander River, NL Heading to their camp Mid 1980's;People in life jackets get in a boat on a river. A house as seen from the river. Shot of four people sitt...   more
27) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 14
Celia w/ weed-whacker Shirl Feeding gulls at Schoodic Hoisting camp flag;A woman cutting grass with a grass whip, with an outhouse in the background. Shots of a house. Shots of the shor...   more
28) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 15
Labrador Elsie / Ina on trip - Winter in Bay Aug. '72 - Dec. '72;Two girls playing with a hose. A woman sprays the hose at the two girls. One girl tries to do a handstand. Two children...   more
29) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 16
June 1974 - scalloping with John Kippenhuck &Nellie Fleritt Trip on Bonavista John, Nancy, Shelly at home June 1975 - clinic, Evelyn's wedding, Williams on roundabout, pastor to Squ...   more
30) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 17
Vancouver, July ' 75 Capilano Canyon, suspension bridge Chinatown; Mt. Baker, Washington Hope Slide; Similkameen River Orchards; Kelowna Knox Mt., log boom Joan feeding Canada geese Thr...   more
31) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 18
Ralph & Henry sawing lumber Sports Day on Marsh Kids "copying" on ice 1976 Lester flying Carl - hop, step, jump Sewer casements Bldg. supplies from Clarenville NY animal farm, Loc...   more
32) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 19
Sports Day, Easter Monday 1978 - Makkovik Doug Jacques returning to Postville Sammy leaving for hospital on stretcher George Rose's body Shooting partridge on trapline Harp seals MacKin...   more
33) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 20
Flying to Fox Hbr. w/ Pastor Morrison Bruce & Shirl on skidoo Flying over Fox Hbr. & on to Postville Joan hauling water from pumphouse Pastor Morrison hauling benches to Makkovi...   more
34) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 21
Twin otter, June, Makkovik, '79 Mail arrival Uncle Bertie unloading seals from truck Bruce bringing C. Kippenhucks Ice bergs behind Fox Hbr., June, '79 Gassing up before crossing Strait...   more
35) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 22
1981 - 82;Riding around church in storm Shooting deer on caribou hunt - 1981 Seal Pie Rapids - April 1982 Camp at Second Rapids Grieves' grave Trip back to Makkovik with Aunt Inga - Alc...   more
36) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 23
April 1982 - April 1983;Caribou hunt first year Dog Brook - Joan's Brk - April '82 Rupert's tilt - getting water Cape Makkovik - April '82 Geese - haul - Tom's Cove May - hauling mail o...   more
37) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 24
Cape Makkovik April 11, 1983 Uncle Alder's camp Aillik w/ aunts and Linie, April 11 Riding thru drifts at church & trailer Crusader sports & dogteam race - Apr. 14 Loading mail...   more
38) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 25
Terry Fox grave Elk on highway leaving Jasper, May 25 Athabrasca Falls Athabrasca Glacier Natural Bridge Picnic Sheep on highway, just outside Banff On train on way home Jack Fish Curve...   more
39) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 26
1983 - 1984;Celia in komatik box from Postville to Makkovik Celia driving skidoo in Nain, jigging thru ice Caribou Leaving St. Phillips, on plane from St. John's Wharf in S. Addison Ten...   more
40) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 27
August 1983 - March 1983;Fishing aboard Polar Foam - August '82 - 230 fathom water, 14 nets per fleet each Keith Bath talking on CB Weighing turbot and cod on Portuguese ship - 18,000 l...   more
41) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 28
Dog teams Kids with dogs / sleds Sawing wood at St. Phillip, NL (about 1984);Various shots of people on dog sleds. Huskies being harnessed. Dogs pulling children on small sleds. Childre...   more
42) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 29
Clearing land for our house, St. Phillips, NL;Sound, but no image, until 00:01:28. Shot of boats along dock. Cut to a small bulldozer moving dirt. Two people stand to the side watching...   more
43) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 30
Signal Hill;Sound sub flooring drilling well roof trusses up Tattoo St. Phillips Joan M. Cartledge P.O. Box 8248, STA. "A" St. John's, Newfoundland A18 3N4;Men building a house, putting...   more
44) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 31
Sound Tattoo Signal Hill St. John's;A crowd watches the Signal Hill Tattoo, (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador), a historical military reenactment. A female announcer can be heard i...   more
45) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 32
Sound Cape St. Mary's Gannets;Shot of a gannet rookery on the cliffs. Wider shot of the cliffs as the gannets fly around. Shot looking over the edge of the cliff, down at the water. Clo...   more
46) [Joan Cartledge--home movies] Reel 33
Sound OK no picture ;No picture. Sound of a chainsaw, maybe a snowmobile. Water splashing in a bucket/barrel. Person coughing. More splashing. Water running, like a stream. Louder water...   more
Cartledge, Joan Collection
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Credit: Joan Cartledge Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Boy on a fishing boat, Labrador, Canada, 1973.
Primary Format and Extent
film (7575 ft.) : si., col. : Super 8
Secondary Format and Extent
film (525 ft.) : si., col. : 8 mm
Collection Date Range
1965 – 1984
The Joan Cartledge Collection consists of 11 reels of amateur 8 mm and 35 reels of Super 8 film. The amateur films in the collection were shot by Joan Cartledge and document time spent as a missionary in Labrador, Canada, from 1972 to 1984. Also included is film of her travels throughout South America, Canada and the United States during the 60s, 70s and 80s. Much of the footage of Labrador consists of travel by snowmobile and by airplane. There is also footage of fishing, trapping, and caribou hunting. Footage of South America was shot in Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela, including Kaieteur Falls in Guyana. Cartledge also led a trip for students from Labrador, visiting other Canadian provinces, including Quebec and Ontario.
Northeast Historic Film
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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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