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Turner, Ethel Bean Collection
Credit: Ethel Bean Turner Collection, Northeast Historic Film, Horse drawn sleigh, Maine, ca. 1940.
film (1,730 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
1935 – 1955
The collection contains the [Margaret Cummings Bean--home movies], footage of summer and winter family activities and events at The Cape, cottages on Thompson Lake, Maine, and surrounding areas. Scenes include fishing and boat rides, children playing in snow, farm life and animals, hunting parties, weddings and barn building. Footage also shows nature scenes: fall foliage, loons and other lake wildlife, and damage from the 1938 hurricane. Other subjects include Maine seasonal operations such as ice cutting and log drives, and trips to Boston and Niagara Falls.
Margaret Cummings Bean (1912-1972) was a businesswoman who rented out cottages at Thompson Lake in Otisfield in western Maine. The films were donated by her daughter-in-law, Ethel Bean Turner.
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