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1) Rapid River Races
Title in first frames: 'National White Water Championships held at Rapid River, Middle Dam, Maine, September 1940.' Can/reel notes: film no. 706.41; 'Raygram Corp., property USAAF'; 'sp...   more
Cady, Paul Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (375 ft.) : si., col. ; 16mm
Collection Date Range
Collection contains "Rapid River Races" documenting the National White Water Championships held on the Rapid River at Middledam, Maine, on July 6 and 7, 1940. Scenes include racers launching kayaks and canoes on the banks of the river and navigating the rapids.
Biographical/Historical Notes
An Appalachian Mountain Club publication from the early 1940s describes the site of these races at the "South Branch where you take the boat across Lower Richardson Lake for Middledam."
[The race started at Middledam, which was reached by crossing the South Arm of Lower Richardson Lake.]
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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