4 Copies of This Film
1) 1428.0017_F16
16mm film; [? ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
2) 1428.0015-.0020_DVD
DVD; 44 min; Silent
3) 1428.0015-.0021_IN3/4
3/4inch-video; 54 min; Silent
4) 1428.0015-.0021_VHS
VHS; 54 min; Silent
[Birch Rock Camp footage] Reel 17
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Identifier
1428.0017
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Viewing Notes
Amateur footage primarily of camp activities at Birch Rock Camp, Waterford, Me. NHF Cataloguer's Notes: Boys sitting on logs. Boys stand up as man with axe approaches and proceeds to chop logs. Felled trees and logs. Boys watch woodsman do his work. (17:05) More of woodsman. Boys walking along trail through meadow. They file down the trail one behind the other. MS stream in woods surrounded by many boulders and evergreens. LS man on shore casting his fishing line. Man standing on boulders with dog. Wooden sign on trail: Haystack Notch Trail Mason Stoneham Speckled Mt Pleasant River. MS group of boys kneeling, poised for a race. Boys along trail. One has backpack. (19:06) Shot of each boy as they walk down trail. One walks slower and uses walking stick. Mountains in the distance. MS each boy climbing embankment. Boys nearing tower like structure. MS boy scaling ladder attached to tower. From the top he points at something. Boys at base of tower eat lunch. One boy clowns for camera. (22:00) Pan of mountain range. Boy getting a haircut outdoors. Man in undershirt is barber. Older man watches while smoking a cigarette. Older man hugs another boy who has come to watch. Barber combs boy's hair. Structure made of long sticks with door. Boys playing baseball. Group of boys assembled at lake shoreline. Pan of scenery. Boys playing ball. (24:00) Boys clapping and cheering. Group of boys in field each with drinking cup still wearing baseball uniform. They are having a meal. Utensils laid out on table. Boy eats meal including piece of pie. Boys eating and smiling for camera. Older man eats meal. MS young men lined up with their plates. They move along taking rolls from table as well as apples and cake. (26:05) Young men crouching down in shrubbery. Boys walking down trail shot from the rear. Boys saluting American flag. Camp staff member has just hoisted flag up. Boys lined up. Administrator touches boys on shoulder and they turn around. One boy holds out hands for inspection. Administrator peers at ears and heads and hands. Young man sitting on boulder in woods with a hammer and spike in hand. (28:04) He pounds on the stake and looks up at camera. MS boys assembled in cleared area of woods. One boy is digging with shovel. Another boy takes a turn. One boy stands in wheelbarrow near work site. Young men sitting on ground. Young men have leather items in hand. One has a belt, another a wallet. End of reel.
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Subject(s)
Camps, Fishing, Sports
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