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Cannon, LeGrand Jr. Collection
Credit: LeGrand Cannon Jr. Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Jeannette Peabody Cannon with Balloons. New Haven, circa 1938.
film (16,150 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm
1926 – 1976
- Cannon, Laura Collection(is related to)
- Cassidy, Margaret Collection(is related to)
The collection consists of the [LeGrand Cannon III and Jeannette Peabody Cannon--home movies], 55 reels of 16mm film totaling approximately 16,150 feet, shot between 1926 and 1976. The films consist of home movies shot in New Hampshire and Connecticut with vacation footage throughout the United States. Jeannette Peabody Cannon shot the first 20 reels of film from 1926-1942 and her son LeGrand Cannon III and his wife Marie Cassidy Cannon shot the remaining 35 reels from 1954-1976. The films include footage of family activities and travel.
Jeannette Peabody Cannon married LeGrand Cannon Jr. in 1922. LeGrand Cannon Jr. (1899-1979) was an author whose most famous work 'Look to the Mountain' was inspired by the couple's summer home in New Hampshire. They had four children: Jeannette Cannon Glaws, Margaret Peabody Cannon, Winthrop Peabody Cannon, and LeGrand Cannon III. Jeannette Peabody Cannon died in 1948. LeGrand Cannon III was born September 21, 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut and died January 24th, 1999 in Chocorua, New Hampshire. In 1954 he married M. Marie Cassidy and the couple moved to Milton, Massachusetts. They had two children, LeGrand Cannon IV and Laura-Marie Pond Cannon.
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