4 Copies of This Film
1) 1428.0001_F16
16mm film; [100 ft.]; Silent; b&w
2) 1428.0001-.0014_VHS
VHS; Unknown
3) 1428.0001-.0014_IN3/4
3/4inch-video; 60 min; Unknown
4) 1428.0001-.0014_DVD
DVD; 60 min; Unknown
[Birch Rock camp footage] Reel 1
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Viewing Notes
Amateur footage primarily of camp activities at Birch Rock Camp, Waterford, Me. (and possibly at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H. where William Brewster, founder of Birch Rock Camp, was headmaster for many years). // NHF Cataloguer's Notes: (00:04) CU terrier dog looking at young boy near playpen. Boy empties sand out of large wooden berry box. Boy smiles with sand shovel in hand. Dog looks on. MS mother kneeling outside of playpen. Mother puts dog in playpen with boy. Mother smiles. MS two young boys sitting on wooden dock. One is cleaning fish. MS three African Americans and one white man standing near grove of trees. All four wear white uniforms. One African American sharpens knife on handheld instrument. Others look on as another African American jokingly pretends to punch white man in the nose. MS young boys gathered around a wooden table in woods. They are working at the table. One young man turns his friend's head around toward the camera. MS young boy and dog in playpen. Boy throws toy out of pen. (02:04) MS boy bathing dog in lake. Standing, boy holds nose and ducks quickly under water then comes up. MS boy swimming in water. He towels himself dry. African American man standing in water. MS boy wearing shorts and undershirt with initials smiling. Pan of woods. Cabin. Wooden structures. Pan of main building with exterior staircase. MS boy holding up string of small fish. He smiles. MS young boy wearing glasses and baseball uniform carrying string of fish. CU terrier sitting on stairs. Bannister made of tree trunks. Young man, teenager, holds string of fish. Group of boys on grounds of camp gathering something from ground. Young man sitting on rock. Woods with shadows. Car being driven down road. Woman and passenger. (04:03) Pan of trees. Tracks to car parked in yard.
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