Pond, Dana Gregory Collection

Pond, Dana Gregory Collection
Credit: Dana Gregory Pond Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Camouflaged plane preparing for takeoff at small airport, ca. 1939-1941.
[Gilbert Pond--home movies], 0865
12 film reels
1939 – 1941
Portland, ME
Credit: Gilbert Pond home movies. Excerpt from "Airport, 1939." 16 mm. film. From the Dana Gregory Pond Collection at Northeast Historic Film, Bucksport, ME. MP4 video, 3:48. Camouflaged planes preparing for takeoff, 1939.
The Dana Gregory Pond Collections contains 12 reels of 16 mm. film shot by Gilbert Pond between 1939 and 1941. Footage depicts family scenes of Mrs. Pond and Dana Gregory Pond as a baby, and some winter scenes of sledding and skiing. The collection offers views of air shows, plane acrobatics, spectators, parachuting, and depicts a variety of single engine and Air Force planes flying in and out of the Portland, Maine, airport.
Gilbert Pond was a pilot for the Portland Press Herald, working for Guy Gannett. Dana Gregory Pond, son of Gilbert Pond, donated the films after having them transferred in 1991.
Northeast Historic Film
The Collection is open for research.
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