Laverty Collection

Laverty Collection
      film (1800 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
      1926 – 1963
      Allagash River, ME
      Dolby Dam, ME
      Eagle Lake, ME
      Greenville, ME
      Millinocket, ME
      Moosehead Lake, ME
      Chamberlain-Telos Lake, ME
      Collection contains promotional footage: scenes of northern Maine shot by a Greenville guiding service. Shown are activities in the Moosehead Lake region as well as major northern rivers: canoeing on the Allagash, running rapids on the St. John, and poling the St. Francis. Collection also contains home movies of Great Northern Paper Company operations.
      Roberta Laverty was Executive Director of North Woods Arts Center in Dover-Foxcroft (Maine), which was dedicated to the research, teaching, and application of traditional north woods skills. The films in this collection were given to the Center. Moosehead Lake, the state's largest, covers 120 square miles. Great Northern Paper Company, now Bowater Incorporated, has its headquarters in Millinocket.
        Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See for more information.

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