12 Items in This Collection
1) [Camp footage] Reel 001
Amateur footage. Hiram Blake Camp. Can notes: '1949 Storm Fishing 1950 Scalloping' NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 1, JS 7/7/99: (03:85) (This film is in color.) Pan water surface and s...   more
2) [Camp footage] Reel 002
Amateur footage. Hiram Blake Camp. NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 2, JS 7/7/99: (06:45) Formal gathering. Women wear hats. Column in room. Woman shakes hands with another woman. Woman...   more
3) [Camp footage] Reel 003
Camp footage. NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 3, JS 7/7/99: (10:14) Shoreline. (Color a bit faded in this part of film.) Tree with sparse, scraggily branches. (10:54) Man wearing suspen...   more
4) [Camp footage] Reel 004
Amateur footage. Hiram Blake Camp.   more
5) [Camp footage] Reel 005
Camp footage.   more
6) [Camp footage] Reel 006
Camp footage.   more
7) [Camp footage] Reel 007
Camp footage.   more
8) Reel 008
Commercial footage. Marines. Castle films.   more
9) Reel 009
Commercial film. Cartoons; Little black Sambo, Owl and the Pussycat, Flip the Frog.   more
10) Reel 010
Commercial film. A day at the zoo. A Christmas story.   more
11) Reel 011
Commercial film. Castle cartoons. Pirate days. Beanstalk jack. Holland days. The chimps adventure.   more
12) Reel 012
Commercial film. RKO. A M.A.S.H. film   more
Ludlow, Deborah Collection
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Collection Date Range
1937 – 1975
Collection contains home movies associated with the Hiram Blake Camp in Harborside, Maine. Footage is primarily family-related including summer vacation activities in Harborside and South Brooksville, weddings, children playing, and domestic animals. The one reel that varies from this theme shows clergymen and youths at an Episcopal church. Collection also contains five reels of commercial films including newsreels, cartoons, and a "M.A.S.H." film. See also Maurice Venno and Lucy Blake Venno Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Hiram Blake Camp, at Harborside on Cape Rosier on Penobscot Bay, was founded in 1916 by Hiram and Lucy Blake and is still run as a summer hotel by the family. The children featured swimming are Paul and Anne Venno. Deborah Ludlow is the granddaughter of Lucy Blake Venno.
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