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1) [Concert]
News story dated 11-13-68.   more
2) Mrs. Bennett
No description available   more
3) [Convention at Newcastle]
At the Newcastle Inn.   more
5) Highway Safety, Portland Meeting
No description available   more
6) Moose on the Loose: Captured in South Portland
Original label says STOCK: ANIMALS.   more
7) Overturned Car on Route 88 in Yarmouth
News story dated 10-25-58. Original label says STOCK: ACCIDENTS.   more
8) Dennis, Louis: State Chairman for Veterans Day
News story dated 11-00-58. Original label says STOCK: Dennis, Louis   more
9) Smith, Halsey: President Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce
News story dated 12-03-58. Original label says STOCK: Smith, Halsey   more
10) Flaherty, Owen: Pub. Chairman, Coliseum Committee
News story dated 12-10-59.   more
11) Haskell, Robert: After 5 1/2 Days as Governor
News story dated 01-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Hasekll, Robert   more
13) Farley, Miss Patricia: Manager of Portland Convention Bureau
News story dated 01-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Farley, Miss Patricia   more
14) Gordon, John W. Chairman of [Portland] Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Committee
News story dated 01-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Gordon, John W.   more
15) Hutchinson, Scott: Manager, N.E.T&T. and Head of YWCA Fund Drive
News story dated 01-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Hutchinson, Scott   more
16) Jones, Rep. Henry of South Portland
News story dated 02-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Jones, Rep. Henry   more
17) Spring Lambs at Friendship
News story dated 02-00-59. Original label says STOCK: Animals   more
18) Legislature: James Hartley
News story dated 03-11-59.   more
19) Corcoran, John: Portland Education
News story dated 03-16-59. Original label says STOCK: John Corcoran   more
20) Deer Study at Orono
News story dated 03-25-59. Original label says STOCK: Deer Study at Orono   more
21) CBS: Frogmen Set Record
News story dated 03-07-59. Original label says STOCK: CBS. Footage shows underwater in swimming pool. Playing checkers, eating, etc.   more
22) Dr. Douglas Brown
News story dated 03-10-59.   more
23) Wilkins, Austin: Fire Prevention
News story dated 03-13-59. Original label says STOCK: C.B.S. Forest fire prevention?   more
24) Legislature: Bing Miller
News story dated 05-06-59.   more
25) Public Pier
News story dated 05-12-59.   more
26) Nagle Blasts Post Office Transport Cond.
News story dated 05-22-59.   more
27) Marky the Baby Seal
News story dated 05-25-59.   more
28) Miller on Tax Relief
News story dated 06-11-59.   more
29) E. Spencer Miller
News story dated 06-15-59.   more
30) Expo Repairs Progress
News story dated 08-04-59.   more
31) Friendship Sloop Launched
News story dated 08-10-59.   more
32) Irvine, Dean: Co-Eds at UMP Statement
News story dated 09-25-59.   more
33) Smith, Pete: Chamber of Commerce, New Mall
News story dated 10-06-59.   more
34) Jones, Rufus: Artful Dodger
News story dated 10-09-59.   more
35) Chamber of Commerce: New Committee
News story dated 10-16-59.   more
36) Simmons, Missing Girl
News story dated 10-21-59.   more
37) Liquor Store Robbery
News story dated 10-23-59.   more
38) Regins, Steve: State Police
News story dated 10-29-59.   more
39) Aviation: Military F-100A
News story dated 10-29-59. In flight.   more
40) South Portland Shipyard
News story dated 11-02-59.   more
41) Michaels, Sam
News story dated 11-03-59.   more
42) Atomic Cocktails in Portland
News story dated 11-13-59.;Medical personnel use devices including Picker box. Cross on wall in examining room, could be Mercy Hospital?    more
43) Brown on Expo
News story dated 11-30-59.   more
44) Oliver with Congressional Issue Group
News story dated 12-03-59.   more
45) Clayt Starbird Retires: Portland Police Officer
News story dated 12-11-59.   more
46) Colonel Stephenson
News story dated 12-21-59.   more
47) Gignoux
News story dated 12-24-59.   more
48) City Council, Portland
News story.   more
49) Wadsworth Statement
News story dated 01-04-60.   more
50) Dr. Winthrop C. Libby
News story dated 01-11-60.   more
51) Anna Owens
News story dated 02-12-60.   more
52) Metro Mail Report
News story dated 02-12-60.   more
53) Nick Pitarys Rescue
News story dated 02-16-60.   more
54) 'State of Maine' Returns
News story dated 02-16-60. 'State of Maine' ship.   more
55) Garrett Visits Portland
News story dated 05-21-60.   more
56) Dr. John Milazzo
News story dated 05-16-60.   more
57) Bates Campus
News story dated 05-17-60. Original label says STOCK: Bates Campus   more
59) Brown, Linwood: Child Welfare
News story dated 05-25-60.   more
60) McMabol, Re-elected
News story dated 05-26-60.   more
61) Leavitt, F. Herbert
News story dated 06-10-60.   more
62) Allen, Lloyd K.
News story dated 06-14-60.   more
63) Greenberg, Maurice
News story dated 06-24-60.   more
64) KC27 Air Crash
News story dated 06-28-60. Aerial view.   more
65) Cousins Island Dock Squabble
News story dated 06-29-60.   more
66) Muskie, [Edmund S.]: Democratic Convention
News story dated 07-13-60.   more
67) Anderson, Toby: For Truck Owners
News story dated 07-27-60.   more
68) Maine Delegation at Convention
News story dated 07-28-60.   more
69) Merrill, Herbert Honored
News story dated 08-03-60.   more
70) Nautilus [Submarine] Ready Again
News story dated 08-11-60. Submarine at sea.   more
71) Studio 13: Canadian Business
News story dated 08-19-60. [Kindergarten?]   more
72) Bernstein Sworn In
News story dated 09-01-60.   more
73) Schools Open Tomorrow
News story dated 09-06-60.   more
74) Sub 'Jack' Keel Laying
News story dated 09-19-60. Submarine.   more
75) Dr. Blewitt Convocation Talk
News story dated 09-28-60.   more
76) Sgt. Rouhey Retires
News story dated 09-30-60.   more
77) Welsh, William Harper
News story dated 10-04-60.   more
78) Bruns on Fire Prevention
News story dated 10-10-60.   more
79) Cope: New Lights for Portland
News story dated 10-10-60.   more
80) Mayer Lemieux
News story dated 10-11-60.   more
81) Cormier at Westbrook Junior College
News story dated 10-12-60.   more
82) Brunswick Highway Construction
News story dated 11-21-60. Road construction on Route 1 beside Fort Andross.   more
83) C.M.P. Gets Chopper
News story dated 11-21-60. Central Maine Power helicopter; two men taking a test flight.   more
84) Waynefleet [School] Kids Sing
News story dated 11-23-60.   more
85) Sheldon Warning
News story dated 11-25-60. About consumer fraud at Christmas season.   more
86) Hunting Season Ending
News story dated 11-29-60. Six or eight hunters walking through woods.   more
87) Sanford High [School] Gets Engine
News story dated 12-08-60. Industrial Arts class.   more
88) George Nasson Day Scholars
News story dated 12-09-60. Industrial Arts class.   more
89) Bucknam with New Plan for Rearing Pheasants
News story dated 01-06-61. Men and dogs hunting.   more
90) Lee Weeks to get Shelter
News story dated 01-13-61.   more
91) John A. Smell
News story dated 01-17-61.   more
92) Portland Smog
News story dated 01-17-61.   more
93) GATCH Presents Film
News story dated 02-01-61.   more
94) Toby Anderson on Plan
News story dated 02-02-61. Railroads and truckers should cooperate.   more
95) [Battleship Maine Ceremony]
News story dated 02/15/61.   more
96) Sam Connor on Traffic
News story dated 02-17-61.   more
97) Toby Anderson on Truck Tax
News story dated 03-01-61. About J.F. Kennedy's new road tax bill.   more
98) Benjamin Bullman
News story dated 03-01-61. First dollar-a-year man to work at city hall.   more
99) Winter Storm Footage
News story dated 03-14-60 and 03-14-61. Cars, children, accidents.   more
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White, John J. Sr./WGAN Collection
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Credit: White, John J. Sr./WGAN Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Margaret Chase Smith, 1964.
Primary Format and Extent
film (250,000 ft.) : si. and sd., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1936 – 1973
Summary
Collection contains news: over 200,000 feet of television newsfilm, primarily local news from the greater Portland, Maine, area dating from the 1950s and 1968-1973. Collection also contains advertising (both local and national commercials), sports coverage, public affairs programs, and features such as the syndicated "Ern Westmore's Tips and Tricks," a series on women's health and beauty. Collection also contains documentaries and political footage, including a film about the Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project in eastern Maine and incomplete footage from the 1964 press conference in which Senator Margaret Chase Smith announced her presidential candidacy. See also Andy Graham/WGAN Collection for television commercials.
Biographical/Historical Notes
John J. White, Sr. was employed at station WGAN-TV in Portland and saved the film. WGAN-TV, a CBS affiliate, is now station WGME-TV.
People and Organizations
Margaret Chase Smith
Place(s)
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