5 Items in This Collection
1) [Rebecca Freethey Viall--home movies] Reel 1
Slight vinegar odor. // Footage from Brooklin, ME centennial. //;A cemetery with an archway reading ‘BROOKLIN’. Close up of a gravestone with the name ‘FREETHEY’. Inscription: ‘CAPT. EL...   more
2) [Rebecca Freethey Viall--home movies] Reel 2
'Maine 1948.' ;Sign: ‘NO BROOKLIN POST OFFICE’. A car with the license plate: ‘C6669’. A boy checking a mailbox and running down a road. Panning shots of houses and fields. A boy walkin...   more
3) [Rebecca Freethey Viall--home movies] Reel 3
Maine 1949;A toddler and a dog next to a chicken coop. A horse drawn wagon. A car pulling a combine. A man chopping wood. A wagon piled with hay. People piling in more hay. A boy holds...   more
4) [Rebecca Freethey Viall--home movies] Reel 4
Maine/Birch Harbor 1950;A sign: ‘BIRCH HARBOR POST OFFICE’. People getting out of cars. A sign decorated with deer antlers: ‘DRIFTWOOD SHANTY’. A toddler in a garden. People eating outd...   more
5) [Rebecca Freethey Viall--home movies] Reel 5
Maine 1951;Sunrise. Two men and a toddler piling brush on the beach. A man lights the bonfire. A child cooking hotdogs on a campfire. A boy plays a trumpet as an American flag is raised...   more
Viall, Rebecca Freethey Collection
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Credit: Rebecca Freethey Viall Collection. Northeast Historic Film. Sign for the North Brooklin Post Office, circa 1949.
Primary Format and Extent
film (1075 ft.) : si. col. ; 16m
Collection Date Range
1949 – 1951
Collection consists of 5 reels of silent, color 16 mm film, shot by Rebecca Freethey Viall between 1949 and 1951. The film primarily consists of home movies, including footage of the Brookline, Maine 1949 Centennial celebration, and family trips to Acadia National Park. Other footage includes scenes of Camp Roosevelt near Black Cap Mountain and the Deer Isle Bridge.
Northeast Historic Film
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
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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