2 Items in This Collection
1) Maine Canoe Trip: Moosehead Lake Area
Amateur footage of Maine canoe trip in Moosehead Lake area. Intertitled. Donor's notes: shot by Larry Lougee, guide was Henry Perley, Chief Red Eagle. Film shot possibly as promotional...   more
2) [H.A. Sanders, Jr.--home movies]
Label on can: 'H 8 1st snow fall 1944. Jim and Barbara.' Label inside can: 'Planks at [Paul's] camp.' // Date range from edge codes on film. //;Man in military uniform and woman pose fo...   more
Sanders Family Collection
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H.A. Sanders
Primary Format and Extent
film (400 ft.) : si., col. ; 16 mm
Secondary Format and Extent
film (150 ft.) : si., col. ; 8 mm
Collection Date Range
1944 – 1948
Collection contains a documentary, "Maine Canoe Trip" and [H. A. Sanders, Jr.--home movies]. The Moosehead Lake area canoe trip includes intertitles detailing the route through streams and smaller lakes. Footage includes fishing, camping, camp cooking and poling through narrow streams. The Native American guide for the trip is shown at the beginning and end in traditional dress. The Sanders home movie footage is of Jim Sanders, who flew for the air force in WWII, and Canadian airplanes at the Greenville, Maine, airport.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The 1948 canoe trip in the Moosehead Lake area was guided by Henry Perley, Chief Red Eagle, and was shot as amateur promotional footage for the Moosehead Lake region. Henry Perley was a guide, actor, and author. H.A. Sanders, Jr. was Jim Sanders’ father.
People and Organizations
Sanders Family, Chief Henry Red Eagle
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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