1 Item in This Collection
1) [Fryeburg Sesquicentennial, 1927]
Box notes: 'Moving picture reels of Fryeburg Sesquicentennial celebration 1927. 2 reels--(1) original and (1) duplicate.' // Can notes: (reel 1 of 2) 'P.K. Frye, 78 Portland Street, Por...   more
Fryeburg Historical Society Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (1000 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
Collection contains an amateur work, a record of the celebration of Fryeburg's Sesquicentennial (150th) celebration of the incorporation of the town and the 200th anniversary of Lovewell's Fight. Footage includes a Main Street parade held in July 1927, and an outdoor historical pageant enacted by children and young adults. Intertitles identify Maine Governor Ralph Brewster and veterans of the G.A.R., among others.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Fryeburg Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of local history. Fryeburg is located in western Maine on the Saco River. Ralph O. Brewster was governor of Maine from 1925 to 1928. John C. Hull was headmaster of Fryeburg Academy from 1892 to 1895, and Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1925 to 1928.
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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