37 Items in This Collection
1) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 1
Richie - Bath A.J. Feeding him Xmas [Christmas] 1940 Columbia Rd. - Bobby + Terry + Joyce Richie's ber room - Falmouth Richie's 1st birthday - three birthday cakes. Bud, Woppy, Marie Ka...   more
2) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 2
At Herald's Camp at Raymond Pond, Casco - Carnival, cookout, etc Easter Visit Healds in Sanford Memorial Day Parade Donald + Richie at Crescent Beach Topsham Fair - Merrill, Everet Saul...   more
3) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 3
3;Regular 8 Can #3 1941-42 Falmouth - Norm H. + Richie Col. Rd. - Paul, Soph, Bobby (Arm sling) Promenard - Mom + Richie Gramp - ligh[t]ing pipe - Geo, Gin Grammie etc. Penobscot Riv. L...   more
4) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 4
4;"Two Weeks at Sebago Lake";Regular 8 - Can #4 1942 - 1943 Wash. Ave. - Betty + Richie - Owen Moores - Mr + Mrs Santa Claus Xmas - 1942 - Village, tree, trains etc. Bob sleds - Cliff s...   more
5) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 5
5;Regular 8 - Can #5 Cum. Ctr - Richie - bike - Batsy - Barbs about 5 mo. Diapers on line - May flowers A.J. rocking carriage Oaks - Kay - tulips - Rich John King - marriage Barbs - bat...   more
6) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 6
6;Regular 8 - Can #6 1944 - 45 - 46 Xmas '44 - Lynda Rd. Barb's 1st Rich, Aunty, Abe, Ma Johnson, Patsy King, Kay etc. Bobsleds Riverside - with Campbelo Sylvia Rd. - Neighbors + kids P...   more
7) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 7
7;Regular 8 Can #7 1945 - 46 Lynda Rd. Barbs, Rich + mom on lawn with hose etc. Cummings School Eke + Richie Mert, Shirley, Mom + Kids Betty + bike A.J. and kids on front lawn Barbs in...   more
8) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 8
8;Regular 8 Can 38 1947 - 48 Barbs in little car - Rich in cart Barbs birthday Grammie, Genna, Ted etc. Donna, Soph, Kay etc. Falmouth - Campbell's new house Playing pool - Mom, Donna,...   more
9) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 9
9;Regular 8 Can #9 1951 - 52 Xmas - Ed + Kip - Grampie etc. Patty + doll - Bobby, curls etc. Skating Payson Park Birthday - Barbs with Elaine, Carol etc Birthday - Janice 1st - party Co...   more
10) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 10
10;Regular 8 Can #10 1951 - 1952 Sand Box Jim + Dave Obrien Oaks - Morris Kay + Kids Uncle Charley + Aunt Liz - Kidder St. Grand Trunk - Charley, Liz, Gramp Merrill etc. Janice - bath C...   more
11) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 11
11;Janice 2nd Birthday 1953 on chalkboard.;Regula8 Can #11 1953 Janice 2nd Birth. Falmouth - Mert, Bill A[?] on roof Terry, Donna etc. Woodfords St. - Jimmie, patty - Terry Barbs - Flow...   more
12) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 12
12;Regular 8 Can #12 1953 - 54 State Park - tenting Debe, Barbs, Ranger house First tent, Fred in tube Gen, Georgie, Morriss, Kay Kip, Alfred, Arthur + Irene. Al Round St. kids Roberts...   more
13) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 13
13;Regular 8 Can #13 1954 - 55 - 56 - 57 Xmas (1954) Riverside - Mabel, Bill, Paula Skating etc. Camping State Park (1955) Fay, Pete + tent etc. Store At, Wall - beach Amp. Theater - Wa...   more
14) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 14
14;Sign: "Saint Johns Seminary Friars of Atonement";Regular 8 Can #14 1955 - 57 - 58 New Hampshire - color Bruce LePage - lobsering Trip around Port. Harbour Retreat Richie - Mass. 1957...   more
15) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 15
14A;Regular 8 Can #14A 1955 - 58 50th Aniv. Grammie and Grampie Wing. The family + Uncle Charley and Aunt Liz + Crockers etc. 1958 - Camping area - Fay, Pete, Katy - summer church   more
16) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 16
15;Regular 8 Can #15 1959 Rich at Bus Sta leaving for St. Fran. - Mary Ann, Jan, Barbs + Mom Shots at St. Fran - Helicopter etc. Bruce LePage - Falmouth Antigonish - train wreck Camping...   more
17) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 17
16;Regular Can 316 1960 - 61 Higgens Beach - Downfront Cottage Surf - Patty, Bobby, Barb Croy, Elaine etc. Shaws - Wagon with Jan + Sue O[?] Camping - Fay + Pete's boat - skieing Jan fi...   more
18) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 18
16A;Regular 8 Can #16A 1962 - 63 - 64 - 65 Barbs Highschool graduation at Cathedral + City Hall - Friends 1962 - St. Park Picnic Xmas 62 - Grammie new hat Capping - 4 nurses Snow shots...   more
19) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 19
17;"Vacation 1964";Regular 8 Can #17 1964 - 65 Marriage - Bruce + Marion at Woodfords Church Bradbury Mt. Barbs in uniform Scotts bath in bathonett Vacation 1964 - Sebago - Water + beac...   more
20) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 20
18;Regular 8 Can #18 1966 - 69 - 70 Xmas Scot Trains Grammie with Chair - Mom new coat etc. Scott in snow Sand box - Ward girls Scott - trike - flowers Snow - Kidder St. - piled high Pa...   more
21) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 21
18A;Regular 8 Can #18A 1969 + 1964 Rich and + Sheila get married Kidder St. - Scott in suit So. Paris Motel - Grammie, Mom + A.J. (in tux) Shots outside after reception at country club...   more
22) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 22
21;Super 8 Can # 21 1970 - 1971 Xmas - 1970 - Zwickers etc June - 1971 Scott's first Comm. Jocelyn - Barbs - Charlie Xmas - 1971 Barb's Charlie + Jocelyn Fall - 1971 At Sheilas + Richie...   more
23) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 23
22;"Wedding Bells Patty and Frank May 20, 1972" "Songo Lock Sign";Super 8 Can # 22 1972 Patty's Wedding R+S. Camp - Joe, Clair - new sail boat - Barbs + Charlie + Joselyn - Our vacation   more
24) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 24
23;Super 8 Can # 23 1972 Xmas 1972 - Zwickers etc. Wally's wedding Grammie - 90th birthday party at George + Ginnie Grammie - birthday at our house Tobaggin - up back Joc, Barbs   more
25) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 25
24 Summer - 1973 Easter - 1973 Charles, Barbs Bolero First visit to Portland Boston Airport 1973 at Lake;Super 8 Can # 24 1973 Easter - Joce. at Payson Park - playground Chas. + Barbs...   more
26) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 26
25 1973 - At home and at Kays 1974 - Jan + Paul March Shower 1974 Barb + Charlie vacation at Richie + Shelias camp 1974 - Summer Vacation;Super 8 Can # 25 1973 - 74 Christmas - home -...   more
27) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 27
26 Playing ball?? Xmas 1974 [?] Rich - J[?] Janice + Kids Oaks Super 8 Scott Playing Ball 1975 - At Riches camp Barbs + kids;Super 8 Can # 26 1974 - 75 Xmas '74 Janis + pupils at Oaks...   more
28) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 28
27;Super 8 Can # 27 1975 Sebago Foilage Casco - Jans house Mabel + Bill Xmas - '75 Zwickers, Grammie, Paul etc. Scott + Phil - castle sliding Payson park   more
29) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 29
28 Fall color at camp 1976 Rich + Sheila new house (kids at mail box) Xmas at [address--see folder] Big ice storm snow at Kidder St. Mom with pick axe. Fireman axing snow at hydrant Cu...   more
30) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 30
29;Super 8 Can # 29 1977 - 1976? Foilage at camp R + S. new house - kids at mail box Xmas - Zwickers + all Big snow storm = ice Mom with pick ax Firemen chop ice at hydrant Cutting down...   more
31) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 31
30;Super 8 Can # 30 1978 Easter - Todd + Jocelyn making snow-man - Pine Point Donna's wedding - Iva's Rich + Sheila's camp St. Park - Rich + Sheila and Don + Janice Payson Park - Tel. o...   more
32) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 32
31;Super 8 Can 31 1979 - 1980 Xmas '79 - Tree Xmas morning - with Zwicks and rest of Fam. Todd with garage Charlie cutting turkey 1980 Jan Mackenzies wed. Todd birth at Kidder St. Janic...   more
33) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 33
32;Sart of Video tape Super 8 Can 32 1980: Christmas party at Rich + Sheilas - family. Christmas morning at [address--see folder] Opening presents - Charlies dance in knickers etc. 198...   more
34) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 34
33;Super 8 Can 33 1981 Xmas nite at Patty's and Franks with familys. Scott home from M.M.A Sheveling off garage roof Michael - 5 days old. 1982 Big snow storm 16 in - April 7 Bill + Kat...   more
35) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 35
34;Super 8 Can 34 1982 At Portland Head Light - Hilda, Pieta (P.I.) Frances + Ed Shots of Michael (9 mo.) Don cutting turkey Xmas Eve at Rich and Sheilas. Barbs gang, Mabel and Bill, Sc...   more
36) [Arvid A. Johnson--home movies] Reel 36
35;Super 8 Can 35 1984 Watching Scotts boat fro Portland Head light with Rich and sheila. Danielle - flowers Michael at park on animals and in yard Toboganing at Castle Hill at park. -...   more
Johnson, Arvid A. Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (4,600 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 8mm
Secondary Format and Extent
film (2,100 ft.) : si., col. ; Super8 mm
Collection Date Range
1940 – 1984
Summary
The collection consists of 36 reels of home movies shot by Arvid Johnson between 1940 to 1985. The films contain footage of lobstering, a train wreck, Beaches, Falmouth, Portland, Sebago, and state parks.
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