Robert Decker Collection
Robert Decker Collection, 2123
Robert Decker Collection, 2222
Creator(s)George E. Haskins
Credit: George E. Haskins home movies, Robert Decker Collection, Northeast Historic Film. United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1939.
Credit: George E. Haskins home movies. Excerpt from "Maine and Quebec, 1937-1938." 16 mm. film. From the Robert Decker Collection at Northeast Historic Film, Bucksport, ME. MP4 video, 2:54.
Primary Format and Extent
25 film reels
Collection Date Range
1935 to 1976
The Robert Decker Collection contains nine reels of 8 mm. film and sixteen reels of 16 mm. film. Robert Decker collected these commercial and amateur films from flea markets in Maine and Florida. The collection contains five reels of 16 mm. color home movies attributed to George E. Haskins of Henderson, North Carolina, shot between 1935 and 1939. Highlights of the Haskins home movies include scenes of Mt. Kineo House on Moosehead Lake in Maine, an air show above Augusta Airport, and a visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Northeast Historic Film
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
Encoded archival description
Items in this collection: 5
Showing 1 - 5 of 5:
2) Maine and Quebec, 1937-1938--George E. Haskins--home movies. Reel 2
Written on top of can: "1938 Mt. Kineo Hotel/Augusta Airport Show/Betty's 6th Birthday." Written on can inside lid: "Betty's birthday. Mt. Kineo Rockwood, Maine. Augusta Maine Airport...more
3) Wooded resort, 1938--George E. Haskins--home movies. Reel 3
This reel contains many underexposed scenes of a wooded area, with shots of a narrow road, house, car parked outside, garden. A brighter sequence shows the surrounding area, with a hil...more
4) New York World's Fair, 1939--George E. Haskins--home movies. Reel 4
The black-and-white footage at the head of the reel, including scenes of the fair on opening day, is excerpted from the Official Home Movies of the New York World's Fair, a commercial s...more
5) New York travel, 1939--George E. Haskins--home movies. Reel 5
Contains various scenes at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York: shots of the equestrian statue of George Washington, soldiers marching in formation, children play...more
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