Earle Fenderson Collection
Primary Format and Extent
film (1,000 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. print.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (4,100 ft.) : si. and sd., b&w ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1944 to 1965
Collection contains a documentary, "The Story of a Newspaper," about the Portland Press Herald; this copy is missing its sound track. Collection also contains educational/cultural works. "24 Hours" is a professionally-produced, narrated docudrama about the Portland fire department. "Hurricane Carol and Edna" concerns the destruction of these storms in New England, and includes animation. "Pemaquid" concerns Native American burial traditions and is shot at a Maine Archaeological Society excavation site. "Morning Prayer" and "Thought for the Day" are inspirational messages shown on WGAN-TV, Portland. See also John J. White, Sr./WGAN Collection.
Earle Fenderson was a film director at WGAN-TV (currently named WGME-TV, Portland, a CBS affiliate), and a film projectionist in Portland.
People and OrganizationsPortland Press Herald
Subject(s)Business Enterprises, Cities and towns, Fire fighters, Native Americans, Natural disasters, Working environment
Encoded archival description
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