Sally Walsh Collection
Creator(s)Mahlon "Babe" Walsh
Primary Format and Extent
film (2,400 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1933 to 1940
Collection contains [Mahlon Walsh--home movies], summer and winter scenes of family life in Freeport, Maine. Collection also contains footage of downtown Freeport streets and people, an election, and the fire at the Old Freeport Baptist Church. Other footage shows 1939 New York World's Fair.
Mahlon "Babe" Walsh (1901-1982) was a Freeport, Maine, native and town barber from 1926-1966. The 1939 New York World's Fair opened in April with ceremonies at Flushing Meadows, NY.
People and OrganizationsWalsh Family
Subject(s)Business Enterprises, Churches, Cities and towns, Community Life, Crowds, Fairs, Families, Fire fighters, Recreation, Retail trade
Northeast Historic Film
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
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: 1
Showing 1 - 1 of 1:
1) Maine and New York World's Fair--Sally Walsh--home movies. Reel 3
New York World's Fair footage: Racetrack at the B.F. Goodrich Company Building. Railroad Building. Crowds in line to enter the General Motors Building. Greyhound tour bus driving by....more
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