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1) [Venereal Disease Myths]
Record date: May 22, 1980. // Public service announcement for the Maine Department of Human Services Venereal Disease Program hotline.   more
2) [Wear Motorcycle Helmets]
Label on tape: '8/17/79.' // Countdown card at start lists date as 4/12/77 and WGAN as producer. // Man in wheelchair advocates wearing helmet when riding motorcycles.   more
3) [Radon Gas Test]
Label on tape: '3/22/84.' // Maine Department of Human Services public service announcement for home radon gas test.   more
4) [Smoking's Out: Maine]
Record date: November 18, 1986. // Public service announcement for the United States Department of Human Services anti-smoking campaign.   more
5) [Smoking's Out: Maine]
Record date: November 18, 1986. // Public service announcement for the United States Department of Human Services anti-smoking campaign.   more
6) [Maine Department of Human Services Hotline]
Record date: March 9, 1976. // Public service announcement for the Maine Department of Human Services toll-free information hotline.   more
7) [Carbon Monoxide]
Label on tape: 'Monoxide. 8/7/73.' // Record date: July 26, 1973. // Maine Department of Human Services carbon monoxide warning public service announcement.   more
8) [Carbon Monoxide]
Label on tape: 'Monoxide. 8/7/73.' // Record date: July 26, 1973. // Maine Department of Human Services carbon monoxide warning public service announcement.   more
9) [Carbon Monoxide]
Label on tape: 'Monoxide. 8/7/73.' // Record date: August 7, 1973. // Maine Department of Human Services carbon monoxide warning public service announcement.   more
10) [Immunization]
Label on tape: '4/5/77.' // Maine Department of Human Services public service announcement for measles, mumps, and polio immunization. Young boy speaks to camera.   more
11) In and Out of Maine: The First Mainers
Members of the Passamaquoddy nation talk about the ways of their ancestors and how life is changing for Native American people in Maine. Contrasts the past nomadic lifestyle with contem...   more
12) Tall Tales and Tall Timber
Stills show the history of Maine lumbering and loggers.   more
13) In Search of: Ghosts
Perf damage at head, emulsion and base scratches throughout. // Ghost hunter Hans Holzer travels to Port Clyde to investigate reports of a haunting in an old farmhouse. Also interviews...   more
14) Books Under Fire
A commercial production profiling book censorship at the local level. The court case brought against the book 'The 365 Days' by parents in Woodland and heard at Federal Court in Bangor...   more
15) In and Out of Maine: The First Mainers
Members of the Passamaquoddy nation talk about the ways of their ancestors and how life is changing for Native American people in Maine. Contrasts the past nomadic lifestyle with contem...   more
16) Maine Lumberjack Holiday
Commercial production. Description in 1988 film catalog: What do lumberjacks do when they are not felling trees? In Western Maine they have a celebration called Tall Timber Days. This f...   more
17) The White Heron
Commercial production. Description in 1988 film catalog: A young farm girl has her first brush with romance, and it forces her to choose between the treasures of her world of nature and...   more
18) Sisters in Harmony: Women's Barbershop Singing Competition
Dated 06-04-82. Singing contest with women from Maine and Canada performing. Maine groups are KenneBelles Chapter of Harmony Inc., and Maine Quarter Notes, both from Waterville. Also, a...   more
19) Maine Poets Festival -- 5th annual
Dated 04-23-82. Master source tape. Readings in auditorium by Kendall Morrison, Kathleen Lignell, Lee Sharkey, Sheldon Christian and Louise Piper. Terry Plunkett is Master of Ceremonies...   more
20) Maine Poets Festival
Readings in auditorium by unidentified poet, and David Walker. Terry Plunkett is Master of Ceremonies. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
21) [unidentified--home movies]
Amateur. Dated 9-29-1966 on package. Woman bowling, man bowling, shot from front. CU face, CU bowling pins. Elderly couple: man plays fiddle in parlor, woman plays piano. Another woman...   more
22) [unidentified--home movies]
Amateur film including someone pushing person wearing clown suit into swimming pool as teenage girls watch, MCU of teenage girls at poolside in 1960s bathing suits, boys splashing girls...   more
23) [unidentified--home movies]
FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
24) Smoking Out/Maine
Dated 11-18-86. Commercial with an anti-smoking theme. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
25) Smoking Out/Maine
Dated 11-18-1986. Anti-smoking commercial. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
26) Night Portland Burned, The
Don MacWilliams tells the story of the great 1866 fire in Portland fire of 1866. Color/hue requires correction.   more
27) Junior High Curriculum Study
Junior high school classes in progress. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
28) [Gym Class]
Dated 11-17-1982. Gym class set to music. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
29) Angel Dust
Documentary on angel dust. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
30) Environmental Control and Maine Economy
Hearing on sulfur dioxide. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
31) [Sherry Huber for Governor Commercial]
Commercial promoting Sherry Huber for Maine governor. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
32) [Children's Books Special]
Talk show in which Roscetti asks Maine adults their opinions on children's books. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
33) Singing Down the Road
Maine musician Tony Saletan interviews Mainers about lumbering days. Also sings lumbering song. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
34) [Rodney Quinn interview] Mainetide
Mary Mayo interview of Rodney Quinn regarding his job and future plans. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
35) [Harriet Ketover and George Boyce] Mainetide
Dated 04-20-82. Guests including Harriet Ketover and George Boyce discuss why proposed financial cutbacks aren't in Maine's best interests, and a rally in Augusta. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
36) [Raymond Richard interview] Mainetide
Mayo interview of Reverend Raymond Richard regarding support group for people who have ended relationships. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
37) American Studies
Death camp survivor Shoshana Kalish speaks and sings at school regarding her experience. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
38) Burning Wood
Documentary regarding wood burning including types of wood, cutting wood, economics of wood burning, and stove safety. May be missing beginning and end. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
39) UMA Panel
Two panels discuss issues brought up in part 1 of show, which was produced in Massachusetts. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
40) Margaret Fuller Forum [Rodney Pierce Interview]
A UMA panel of women from Maine discuss Margaret Fuller's life and accomplishments. Second part of tape is Mainetide show with host Mary Mayo interviewing labor consultant Rodney Pierce...   more
41) Longley Press Conference
Dated 11-17-1978. Governor James Longley talks about what he'd like to see change in Legislature. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
42) Longley Press Conference
Governor James Longley talks about the Maine economy including taxation and what he wants done. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
43) Longley News Conference
Dated September 15, 1978. Governor James Longley talks about state revenues and what Maine has accomplished. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
44) Longley News Conference
Dated August 11, 1978. Governor James Longley talks about private landowners and Native American lawsuits. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
45) Longley Press Conference
Dated August 25, 1978. Governor James Longley talks about revenues for Husson College of Bangor, taxation and tax reform. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
46) Longley Press Conference
Press conference including shots of conference room and Governor James Longley talking about tax relief for Maine citizens. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
47) I Call That Mind Free
UMA panel discusses issues including growth and its limits. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
48) HHHA -- A Training Series
Educational program to train homemaker-helpers for the elderly. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
49) HHHA's -- The Older Adult
Educational program to train homemaker-helpers for the elderly. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
50) Working Women of Waldo County
Documentary in which women discuss their work and the work of their mothers and grandmothers. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
51) Whales -- Maine's Spectacular Giants
Documentary on whales living off Maine coast. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
52) A Dream Come True
A children's camp puts on a show about what they think dreams are. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
53) Library Orientation
Introduction to the library at the University of Maine at Machias. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
54) [Kennebec River] Mainetide
Dated 08-12-82. Mary Mayo interviews Michael Burns regarding river and Maine's resources. Then they cruise down Kennebec. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
55) [Neil Rolde Interview] Mainetide
Mary Mayo interviews Neil Rolde regarding his books and projects. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
56) Cony High School Animation Film
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Under the direction of English teacher Jane Morrison, students from Cony High School in Augusta Maine produced this series of...   more
57) Law of the Sea Treaty
Dated 12-14-82. John Temple Swing discusses the reasons for negotiating the Sea Treaty. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
58) A Lovely Light; Dance Behind the Mask
A Lovely Light is a documentary on the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Dance Behind the Mask is a dance performance about children danced by Jimena Lasansky. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
59) Longley News Conference
Dated October 13, 1978. Governor James Longley gives a statement on taxes and the role of government in tax relief. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
60) Longley News Conference
Dated December 19, 1978. Video signal missing. Audio of Governor James Longley talking about inflation in Maine. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
61) [Student Cable Production]
Student performance. Latter part of tape is Christmas concert performed by Gardiner School. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
62) [UMA Panel -- Kurt Vonnegut]
FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
63) Venture in Mission to Maine
Community service issues in Maine and their relationship to Maine Diocese. Opening includes discussion at Blaine House by Governor Joseph Brennan and others. Their voices accompany scen...   more
64) [James Tierney Interview] Mainetide
Mary Mayo interview of James Tierney regarding Attorney General's office. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
65) [Childhood Interview]
A woman talks about her childhood and her feelings toward her parents. FOR REFERENCE ONLY.   more
66) [Unidentified logging film]
Unidentified film left at Maine State Library with note 'probably old lumbering film, 1930s, E. Millinocket'. Date code: 1943.   more
67) [Dr. Fox Lecture and MPBN Criminal Code shows]
Dr. Sanford Fox Lecture, 1, 2, 3, 4. 4 is questions and answers. Maine Criminal Code Education Project #2, Crimes Interfacing with Law Enforcment, MPBN label. 38:07. Maine Criminal Code...   more
68) See More of America Making of Joan of Arc
FOR REFERENCE ONLY. Note 9/23/96: DSW and Phil evaluating content. Possibly will be deaccessioned to trailer.   more
69) All But Forgotten: Holman Francis Day, Filmmaker
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Colby College graduate and Vassalboro native, Holman Francis Day in the early 1920s turned 500 stories and over 30 popular mov...   more
70) And So Ends
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Jack Palance narrates this historical documentary on the whale industry, beginning with Yankee whalers, moving on to modern me...   more
71) Autumn: Frost Country
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: An award winning film about a journey through the woods and mountains of Vermont, where poet Robert Frost lived and worked. Th...   more
72) Ben's Mill
Commercial production. Stevens River mill. Mill interior with wood and steel tools and implements. Ben bends tines of tool. Draining of mill pond and fixing of leaks in tunnel. Turbine...   more
73) Birch Canoe Builder
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Bill Hafeman of Big Fork, Minn, has rejected urban life and returned to the woods to hunt, fish and build canoes. Employing In...   more
74) Canoe Capers and ME
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: For the canoeist in Maine, everything is possible from shooting the rapids to placid lake fishing.   more
75) Carousel
Commercial production.   more
76) Clown Prince Ruedi Skis Maine
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: A famed acrobat skier displays his skill on the slopes of Maine.   more
77) Country Corners
Commercial production. Contra dance.   more
78) Cross Country Skiing
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Praising the joys and physical benefits of cross country skiing, this film was shot in Vermont at Mt. Snow, Putney, Peacham, a...   more
79) Dawn of America
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Produced in celebration of Maine's sesquicentennial year, this film relates with graphic illustrations and still photographs t...   more
80) Dead River Rough Cut
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Shot in the backwoods of Maine over the course of a year, this film documents the lives and philosophies of two woodsmen - tra...   more
81) Donald Blakes Bread
Commercial production.   more
82) Doughnuts
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Ten year old Homer Price is up to his ears in doughnuts, thanks to a doughnut machine gone berserk. How Homer manages the doug...   more
83) Family That Dwelt Apart
Commercial production.   more
84) Flavor of Vermont
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Presents scenes of the state of Vermont in various seasons. Focuses on maple sugaring, describing the making of the sugar, whe...   more
85) From Stump to Ship
Depicts the year-round activities of the Machias Lumber Company on the Machias River in Washington County, Maine. Includes scenes of winter logging in the forest with hand tools and hor...   more
86) From Trees to Paper
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Shows the steps in making paper from tree to the finished product.   more
87) Grandma Moses
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Narrator Archibald MacLeish visits America's foremost primitive painter on her 90th birthday, amid her family and paintings in...   more
88) Henry Strater: American Artist
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Portrait of the life and works of Henry Strater, prolific realist painter, who has found in Maine the subjects he likes best.   more
89) In and Out of Maine: The Retiree
Documentary focuses on the retired and elderly people in Maine and the services the state provides to them. People discuss their lives, the economics of their lives, and the activities...   more
90) In and Out of Maine: The Out of Stater
Documentary examines the tourist industry in Maine. Focuses on tourism along the coast in Bar Harbor and in the Sebago Lake area around Bridgton. Features interviews with tourists and n...   more
91) In and Out of Maine: The Island People
Examination of past and present lifestyles of islanders on North Haven and Vinalhaven. Focuses on island relations and traditional industries such as boatbuilding, clamming, lobster fis...   more
92) In and Out of Maine Series: The Melting Pot
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: Examines the forces causing the Americanization of the Swedish and French cultures in the Maine communities of New Sweden, the...   more
93) In and Out of Maine: The Young
Documentary focuses on young people born and raised in the state of Maine who left the state but later decided to return. Issues discussed and reasons for the change of heart include po...   more
94) Last of the Log Drives
Commercial production. Description from 1988 film catalog: One of the last log drives in Northern Idaho is documented in this film. The work, customs and traditions of the lumberjacks a...   more
95) Lentil
Commercial production. No description in1988 film catalog.   more
96) Life in the Wood Lot
Commercial production. No description in 1988 film catalog.   more
97) Lobster Country
Commercial production. Description in 1988 film catalog: Dr. William Jahoda of Connecticut and his daughter present a study of the lobster. They explore not only the lobster fishery as...   more
98) The Lobsterman
Commercial production. Description in 1988 film catalog: A profile of the lobstermen of Corea, Maine, as they bait, set and repair traps, navigate boats, market the lobsters and relax a...   more
99) Maine Bluefin Tuna
Commercial production. Description in 1988 film catalog: A day of sport fishing for Maine's 'horse mackerel'.   more
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Primary Format and Extent
film (860 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
video (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1930 – 1986
Summary
Collection contains educational works produced by Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN), local television stations and universities, and the state's Department of Human Services. Programs explore various aspects of Maine ecology, life and culture, including "Venture in Mission to Maine" (1980) about the role of the Maine Diocese in community services and "Sisters in Harmony" (1982) about a women's barbershop singing competition. Collection also contains interviews and press conferences: episodes of the "Mainetide" series with host Mary Mayo (1982), and eight "Longley News Conferences" (1978) in which Maine governor James Longley discusses state revenues, taxation and Native American land claims. Collection also contains unidentified home movies ca. 1966, with footage of outdoor sports, a carnival in Waterville, and wedding festivities with musicians. Collection also includes public service announcements on public safety and prints of 16 mm. educational films about Maine geography, culture, history and industry. See also MPBN Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Maine State Library is located in Augusta and seeks to preserve and make accessible books and other documents significant to Maine's history and people.
People and Organizations
James Longley
Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
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://www.oldfilm.org/research for more information.
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