3 Copies of This Film
1) 2024.0001_INSP3/4
2) 2024.0001_DVD
3) 2024.0001_F16
16mm film; Silent; b&w
[Northfield Tercentenary Celebration] Reel 1
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Can Descriptions
See collection folder for more thorough information about content and creator. List includes names of people present in film. // Large reel (part 1): This is the 'Northfield Tercentenary Celebration,' actually the Tercentenary of Massachusetts, held July 30, 31 to August 1, 1930. // Parade footage includes: Squakheag Indians impersonated by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts; four men with long rifles playing 'The Four Explorers' from 1669; man (Luckey O. Clapp) leading white horse (horse named Gerry). Riding on the horse is Doris Miller. Wagon follows horse with Carolyn Miller (now Carolyn Spencer) and her oldest sister Elizabeth Miller riding in it. Raymond Miller walks beside wagon; actors show early industries including broom making and rag rug making; 1776 Revolutionary War soldiers; colonial ladies and gentlemen; Civil War soldiers and officer; Spanish-American War soldiers; Women's Christian Temperance Union; 'Evolution of Light' presented by Greenfield Electric Light and Power Company; citizens of Irish origin exhibit; citizens of Polish origin exhibit, more. // The 'Large Reel' was apparently split into two reels during the original tech services work. The items originally on this reel were 2024.0001 and 2024.0007. Items 2024.0001 and 2024.0007 were apparently then spliced back together.
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