WAGM-TV Collection

WAGM-TV Collection
      film (105,000 ft.) : si. and sd., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.;
      video (4 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
      1970 – 1995
      Presque Isle, Maine
      Fort Fairfield, Maine
      Collection contains news stories produced by station WAGM-TV, including many public affairs programs dealing with topics such as local construction of public housing in the 1970s, agriculture, public utilities, community celebrations and fairs. The four-minute video is a news story about the "Aroostook County 1920s" film event at Aroostook Centre Cinemas (Presque Isle) on 10 January 1995, and shows excerpts from the film in the theater, interviews with elementary school students and with Danny Patt, silent film accompanist. See also Michael Bernard Collection.
      Television station WAGM is based in Presque Isle, Maine, located near the Canadian (New Brunswick) border. The footage in this collection is all that is known to survive of WAGM newsfilm. "Aroostook County 1920s" is a compilation of footage shot on the occasion of Presque Isle's centennial in 1920, with intertitles and piano music.
        Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.

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