21 Items in This Collection
1) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 1
Box/can notes: 'Trawler, Anita and Athena, Duck, Cats, Paul [Pirate?], Lights cigar, Anne pulling Taffy, Picking P[?].' // Date from edge code on film. // 1% Shrinkage, 08/2005.   more
2) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 2
Box/can notes: 'Florida trip, Washington DC, Hudson River, Rosier--home shots.' // Date from edge code on film. // Kodachrome.   more
3) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 3
Box/can notes: 'Florida trip, Silver Springs, Jamestown.' // Date from edge code on film. // Kodachrome.   more
4) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 4
Box/can notes: 'Maine 2. Moss Glen, flowers, mostly boats, double exposure.' // Date range from edge codes on film.   more
5) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 5
Box/can notes: 'Cape Rosier. Ann at 2 years. White Mountains.' // Date range from edge codes on film. // Shots of the Desert of Maine, lobster feast, Hiram Baker Camps.   more
6) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 6
Box/can notes: '1938. Birth and early days of Anne Blake Venno. (Cape Rosier Aug 1938) Kingston April 3, 1938 to winter 1941.' // Date range from edge codes on film.   more
7) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 7
Box/can notes: 'Cape Rosier. Summer 1941.' // 1952 edge code on film.   more
8) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 8
Box/can notes: 'Aunt Lindy and Hop and Paul on ride. Hall and furnace and vacuum cleaner. Four generations picnic at [Riji Costant?]. Gran C. and children in swing with Uncle Jack. 1941...   more
9) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 9
1950 and 1952 date codes on film. // Box/can notes: '1941. Museum at Hyde Park. Early pictures. [Church] fair 1942. Ann and Paul in back of rectory.'   more
10) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 10
Box/can notes: 'Birth and early days of Paul Venno, Kingston NY, May 3, 1941.' // 1951 and 1952 edge codes on film. // Kingston Hospital. New baby.   more
11) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 11
Box/can notes: 'Kingston NY. St. John's Church, English Village Fair, June 1-4, 1941.' // 1951 and 1952 edge codes on film.   more
12) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 12
Box/can notes: '1943-1944. Family pictures. Fred Bucknell's dogs.' // 1936, 1938, 1939 edge codes on film. // Children. Wedding.   more
13) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 13
Can notes: 'Maryland. Cape Rosier. Paul and Anne. 1945.' Reel notes: 'Deer. Baltimore northeast. Cape Rosier kite. Hula hula.' // 1938, 1940, 1943 edge codes on film. // Zoo. Sailors sm...   more
14) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 14
Box/can notes: 'Cape Rosier. 1948?' // 1947 edge code on film.   more
15) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 15
VINEGAR SYNDROME // Level 2 AD strip reading - 08/2005 // Box/can notes in quotes below: '1950. Florida trip. Cape Charles Ferry. Double group St. Augustine. Jungle Gardens and Key West...   more
16) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 16
Box/can notes: 1951 I. Buxtons. Visit to Colts Head. Nests. Eggs. etc. Dad with tractor. Rabbits. Pat, Barry, and Mose in barn door.' // 1952 edge code on film.   more
17) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 17
Box/can notes: '1951 II. Mosedachick turning scow. Paul and crow and part feather. Storm 1951. Rowboat at mooring.' // 1952 edge code on film.   more
18) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 18
Box/can notes: 'Beach picnic. Hog Island. Taking Anne to Camp Natarswi with Blanchard and Haskell. 1953.' Note in can: 'Beach picnic. Hog Isl. Runway and red sea plane at Millinocket. B...   more
19) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 19
Box/can notes: '1954 Beach picnic. 1954 Hurricane, Cape Rosier.' // 1952 edge code on film. // Making a snowman.   more
20) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 20
Box/can notes: '1954. Paul in snow. Painting lawn chairs. Crocuses. Al painting barn trim. Gulls. Hike to Round Pond. H. Lewis and Al at schooner race.' // 1952 edge code on film.   more
21) [Maurice Venno--home movies] Reel 21
Box/can notes: '1956. Ge[?], Effie, Anne, Pacil. Bradley Island. Memorial Day parade, Newcastle.'   more
Venno, Maurice and Lucy Blake Collection
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Collection Date Range
1930 – 1956
Summary
Collection contains [Maurice Venno--home movies] emphasizing family activities and travel to tourist sites. Home activities in Kingston, New York, include pulling taffy, skating, raking blueberries, church fairs, and Christmas celebrations. In Maine, picnics on the beach, scenes around the Hiram Blake Camp, and the 1954 hurricane at Cape Rosier. Scenes of travel along the Maine coast include a schooner race, the Deer Isle bridge when it was new, Old Orchard Beach, the Desert of Maine, and several harbors. Footage includes travel to the Catskill Mountains, Jamestown, Virginia, a museum at Hyde Park, New York, and Florida. See also Deborah Ludlow Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Rev. Maurice Venno was from Cape Rosier in Brooksville, Maine, and his first parish was in Kingston, New York. The Hiram Blake Camp, at Harborside on Cape Rosier, was founded in 1916 by Hiram and Lucy Blake and is still run by family.
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