Baird, Davis Collection

Baird, Davis Collection
      1950 – 1960
      Tucson, AZ
      Isles of Shoals, Maine
      Home movies shot by Walter Baird, the donor’s father, on summer vacations in Maine in the 1950s. Well filmed with steady, long shots showing scenes on board a sailboat sailing off the Maine coast. Crew seen opening and eating oysters, fixing sails, looking through binoculars. Shots of abandoned island houses, US Coastguard office, lighthouses, waterskiing, seagulls swarming fishing boat, sunsets. Baby Davis seen at the yacht’s helm. Scenes in Arizona at airfield and hangar with light aircraft. Aerial shots of Tucson, Arizona, and driving Tucson streets.
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