Blodget, Ben Collection

Blodget, Ben Collection
      video (22 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in.
      1930 – 1959
      Nicosia, Cyprus
      Aroostook County, ME
      Blue Hill Falls, ME
      Lucerne-in-Maine, ME
      Williamsburg, VA
      Silver Springs, FL
      New York, NY
      Orland, ME
      Castine, ME
      Bucksport, ME
      Corea, ME
      Ripogenus Dam, ME
      Williamsburg, VA
      Dover-Foxcroft, ME
      Collection contains [Ben Blodget--home movies], summer and winter scenes of family activities in and around Bucksport. Scenes include picnics, a Bucksport Memorial Day parade (ca. 1935), ice sculptures and a graduation at the University of Maine, Orono. Also shown is the summer fair at the Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport, Maine (ca. 1953), and scenes of a Florida vacation, including a zoo, Marine Studios and Cypress Gardens as well as the 1939 New York World's Fair and the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia. Collection also includes "Felix the Cat" cartoon.
      Ben Blodget, a resident of Bucksport, worked for the U.S. government as a telecommunications officer. Benjamin P. Blodget was Ben (the donor's) grandfather; Hazel M. Blodget was his daughter. Original footage is 16 mm. film.
      Northeast Historic Film
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