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1) America Goes Over, 2
U.S. Army Signal Corps film reels, "Especially released by the War Department to the Eastman Kodak Company for The Second A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force]. Originally distributed...   more
2) America Goes Over, 1
U.S. Army Signal Corps film reels, "Especially released by the War Department to the Eastman Kodak Company for The Second A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force]. Originally distributed...   more
3) America Goes Over, 3
U.S. Army Signal Corps film reels, "Especially released by the War Department to the Eastman Kodak Company for The Second A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force]. Originally distributed...   more
4) America Goes Over, 4
U.S. Army Signal Corps film reels, "Especially released by the War Department to the Eastman Kodak Company for The Second A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force]. Originally distributed...   more
5) America Goes Over, 5
U.S. Army Signal Corps film reels, "Especially released by the War Department to the Eastman Kodak Company for The Second A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force]. Originally distributed...   more
6) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 6
Snowstorm with fire in large building. Firefighters, smoke, power lines. No more snow, continuing roof fire, factory fire, adjacent building. Brown Co.'s Wharf sign. Views of wreckage....   more
7) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 7
Cruise to Mexico. (Starts low contrast and worn film; improves.) Social group of men and women on shipboard. Intertitle: "This film should be projected with the dull side toward the la...   more
8) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 8
Travel footage continues: views of a small steam ship, crowded with people. Unloading hold of boxes. Shark on end of rope in water, hoisted up. Man in rowboat below. Women and one chi...   more
9) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 9
This reel is missing. Is it part of Reel 8?   more
10) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 91
From Logbook: Irma Bentley, Larry, W.L.H., Gardner and Duke out fishing in motor boat at Rangeley, On the wharf, the catch. C.B.H., Larry, W.L.H. and Skilly by the air...   more
11) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 10
Exterior A.S. Hinds Laboratory building. Man in office with vertical phone on corner of his desk is immobile, then begins to do desk work. He shifts papers from one jacket pocket to ano...   more
12) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 119
Color footage of New York World's Fair includes brief views of exterior sites and the railroad pageant, Railroads on Parade. ;From Logbook: A.W.H. C.B.H. Larry at Worlds Fair New...   more
13) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 11
Vacation footage at Rangeley Lake. Three women and four children at the beach. Central woman in bathing costume is knitting. Babies sit on the sand. Woman who was knitting walks a ch...   more
14) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 12
Breezy day, women and children in yard at the lake. Running around. Man smokes pipe. Man tries to make woman smoke pipe. German Shepherd dog. Children sit on woman. Dance around....   more
15) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 13
Portland Country Day School Baseball with adults, informal. Elms in background. Some in jacket and tie. People watch from bench. Pan of players. More high jump. Shotput. Three to...   more
16) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 14
Beach scenes. Ocean. Man in swimsuit (top and bottom) wades in, then jumps. Family on rocky beach. Figures stand on rocks, child dives in water. Man in swimsuit flops in water, swim...   more
17) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 15
Toddler and man (dark shot). Toddler and older child. Woman with child. Snow, toddler sits down. Man in chauffeur's hat sweeps. CU baby, knitted snowsuit and pompom hat. Woman...   more
18) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 16
Camp William Hinds, a Boy Scout summer camp founded 1927 and still operating. Very large canoe with two dozen people arrives. Boys on beach, face down kicking. Doing sit ups, scissor...   more
19) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 36
Europe trip, England. Park with horseback riding. (Light leak, dirty.) Street scenes. Cathedral. Landscape (very dirty, big scratch.) Bath? Institutional buildings. Half-timbered hou...   more
20) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 17
Excursion; car parked at side of road, toddler (Aurelius B. Hinds II) runs through grass followed by two women. Picnic. At house, family members in garden. Arbor with pillars. (Scrat...   more
21) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 18
1927 Boy Scouts at the White House, Washington, DC. Boy Scouts on White House grounds, Washington D.C., Received by President Calvin Coolidge, Olave and Robert Baden-Powell. Scouts o...   more
22) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 19
Encampment in the woods. Nice coverage of row of tents and people milling around. Main building with scouts coming out. Scout with two semaphore flags signaling. Another doing sam...   more
23) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 22
More cruise, including Curacao U.S. Dredge Company barge; other barges. Crane. Engine with people around. Pan of colonial style building, arcades. Ruins in landscape. Tower, pans...   more
24) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 23
More travel including man with solar topee (tropical hat) saluting. Woman holds one child and has another at his side. Charles B. Hinds in glasses with monkey on his shoulder. People...   more
25) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 24
not found; perhaps Reel 24 slate is somewhere in Reel 23. If not, delete this record.   more
26) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 25
Title: "Off for Europe, 1928." Intertitle: "Saturnia at Marseilles" Underexposed views of landscape and ship. Children on deck. Intertitle: "Amalfi" Hotel dining on deck. Family wi...   more
27) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 26
Continuation of European trip. Italy. Buildings, people on road with head covering. Man on horseback; man and woman on horse with hay. Hilly street with people walking, a woman buying...   more
28) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 27
Continuation of Europe trip. Florence, Italy. Driver. Getting into car. Car pulls away. Michaelangelo's David. Small craft, loading up fish? Bridge. Landscape and car. Venice. C...   more
30) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 29
Continuation of Europe trip. Venice. Beach views, still in Italy? The Lido? Beach cabanas. Dining outside. Waiter serves drinks. Emerging from a church. One woman with a parasol. Ca...   more
31) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 30
Continuation of Europe trip. Man with a guitar acts jolly. Cabanas and beach umbrellas. Couple wades in. Dogs on the sand, a fox terrier digs like mad. Child swings and man. Sits unde...   more
32) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 31
Europe trip, Switzerland. Gothic monument inside gates. Urban bicycling. River. Swan. Pan of river and building, are we in Zurich? On river, view of city. Boat on lake or river, ter...   more
33) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 32
Europe trip, Switzerland and France. Mountain in background, views from train of river. Mountain villages, mountains. Underexposed scenery. Glacier views. Tourists looking at glacier....   more
35) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 34
Europe Trip, France. l'Arc de Triomphe. Eternal flame, "Pour la Patrie." Various features of Paris. Formal gardens. Versailles. Paris streets, traffic and bicyclists. Toy boats in...   more
36) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 48
From Logbook: Christmas tree & presents, Larry playing with presents, Charles Jr. in sun parlor, A.W.H. making wreath. Larry, Wadsworth & Frank with snow fort in front of h...   more
37) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 35
Europe Trip, France and England. Tourists at Mont St. Michel? Pan of people on the sand with tide out in the far distance. People running toward camera. Garden with many ceramic an...   more
38) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 37
End of Europe trip, England and Scotland. Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Barnby Moor. Town. Half-timbered hoose. Ruin. Flower clock. Highlanders. Very large bridge, where are we? Train crosse...   more
39) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 38
Pan of beach. Biplane overhead. (Film is really dirty.) Car arrives home to circular driveway at 27 Chadwick Street, Portland. Woman in fur jacket waves at camera. Christmas wreath...   more
40) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 39
April 1926 (from Charles B. Hinds notes). U.S. Capitol. People climb steps and descend. Capitol from further away. Underexposed view of Mall in D.C. Inside greenhouse with amaryl...   more
41) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 40
More Washington, D.C. cherry trees. Parade comes onto field. Cherry trees and Washington Monument. Magnolias. Baseball park and good view of batter, could be Babe Ruth.   more
42) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 41
From Logbook: Larry, Wadsworth & Rayes at Boyden's Lake. Larry in back yard at 22 Key St, picnic party at St. Andrews, New Brunswick, at Boyden's Lake & Eastport. Eastport fi...   more
43) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 42
From Logbook: Woodpecker in tree on Cupsuptic Stream, Lewiston Falls, felling big tree (birch) at Rockwood Villa, Wadsworth Hinds in foreground, Longfellow Garden Society Pa...   more
44) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 43
From Logbook: Lindbergh on Tran-Atlantic aeroplane [sic] flight. Reception in Europe and his return to America. Lindbergh parade in Portland, Maine, headed by Boy Scouts, waiting on...   more
45) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 44
From Logbook: Boyden's Lake & Eastport, Maine. Wadsworth's, Raye's & Hinds, Eastport. Augusta Raye's wedding, Mary-Helen as maid-of-honor, at Boyden's Lake, the Bride and...   more
46) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 47
From Logbook: Surf at Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Larry & Jim Kilborn in front of 27 Chadwick Street, A.W.H., Larry, father and the Stanleys coming out of house to auto. Larr...   more
47) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 20
Cruise to Cuba. Ship departing, American Line. People waving hankies from dock. On shipboard, shuffleboard. Two men and woman play. Two women in deck chairs. View of ship in fog. Pass...   more
48) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 49
From Logbook: At camp, Rangeley Lakes. Deck tennis, Lydia Parsons, Louise Kilborn & Albert, Lydia & C.B.H., Betty Taylor, Dr. Dennett, Corey's, Ethel off for the Picnic. P...   more
49) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 50
From Logbook: H.H.W. in G.A.R. uniform at Chadwick St. H.H.W. & Larry with flag, Military parade, G.A.R. convention, Larry & Carroll Buhot cutting grass. G.A.R. parade on Co...   more
50) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 51
From Logbook: G.A.R. parade continued. Fidelity Building decorations The DeMallie family at 27 Chadwick St. Larry, Betty & Eleanor Bisbee playing on snow house at 27 Chad...   more
51) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 52
From Logbook: Leaving pier & New York harbor, airplane, sky line etc. Sunset at sea (filter). Father, Miss Geo. Bisbee & Miss Evelyn Elliott in deck chairs on the S.S. “Sam...   more
52) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 53
From Logbook: Algiers, Africa. (Botanical Gardens), panorama & a native, garden of Hotel St. George, panorama of Algiers from Citidel [sic], Native quarters of Algiers. Arab...   more
53) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 55
From Logbook: Types of Cairo, Egypt. At the pyramids. Shepheards [sic] Hotel at Cairo, Suez Canal Snow covered deck of the “Samaria” at Constantinople, Turkey & Constantinop...   more
54) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 57
From Logbook: Mrs. Bisbee, Miss Elliott, Miss Smith and Miss Martin at Great Fosters, Egham, England, changing the Guard at St. James Palace & the Horse Guards at London, E...   more
55) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 58
From Logbook: At Dartmouth College, football game. At Dartmouth College, Redlon's & Hinds' Dartmouth College band, view from tower. Harvard-Dartmouth football game, Cambrid...   more
56) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 59
From Logbook: On the S.S. “Bermuda”, New York Harbor, Statue of Liberty, A.W.H., Charles Jr., Wadsworth, Larry Skilly, Mrs. Metcalf & Mernada DeMallie on deck. Coming into...   more
57) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 60
From Logbook: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse trip, a Bermuda Home outside Hamilton. At Coral Beach, Queen St. Hamilton, S.S. “Fort St. George” coming into Hamilton harbor, A.W.H. & M...   more
58) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 21
Cruise continues. Cuba? Sailboat from a distance. Rapid views in town. Pan of land with ship in distance. Tourists, one in dark glasses. View from car on road. In town, men carry a...   more
59) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 61
From Logbook: On the S.S. “Europa” looking forward from upper promenade deck, sports on the sun deck, A.W.H., Skilly & Larry on deck. On the bridge of the steamer, W.W.H., Wa...   more
60) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 62
From Logbook: Dutch windmill, along the Dutch canals. Peace Palace at The Hague, Holland, on the beach at Scheveningen, Holland. At Hotel des Indes, The Hague, canal at De...   more
61) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 63
From Logbook: Views of Nurenberg [sic], Germany. At Nurenberg [sic] Castle. Frescoes on building at Ausburg [sic], Germany Amer River at Oberammergau, Bavaria The Kofel, fre...   more
62) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 64
From Logbook: Lindau on Lake Constance, Germany. Meersburg, Germany from the ferry. At Constance on Lake Constance, Hydroplane on lake, Lake Constance from our room at Hotel...   more
63) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 65
From Logbook: Larry, A.W.H., Skilly, C.B.H. & Margaret in the dining room 27 Chadwick St., Wadsworth in masquerade costume in living room, Wadsworth & A.W.H. playing sax & p...   more
64) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 66
From Logbook: Armistice Day parade, Portland, Maine   more
65) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 67
From Logbook: Larry's birthday party. Bernada DeMallie, Edna DeMallie, Larry, A.W.H., Charles Jr. at 27 Chadwick St. Blanche Redlon on piazza at the Redlon Camp at Sebago...   more
66) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 68
From Logbook: The Hinds', Bisbee's, Richard Segler, Mary Josselyn, Mrs. George Bisbee and Mrs. Stanley Bisbee at Thanksgiving Dinner at 27 Chadwick Street. Wadsworth...   more
67) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 69
From Logbook: Larry in Indian suit in front of 27 Chadwick Street house. “Sis” DeMallie, A.W.H., Larry, Miss Skillin, Charles Jr., and friend at 27 Chadwick Street, Charles Jr....   more
68) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 70
From Logbook: Clouds taken across Loon Lake, the stream at Loon Lake, A.W.H., Betty Taylor, Miss Skillin and Wadsworth in the g...   more
69) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 71
From Logbook: A.W.H., Larry and Wadsworth in dining room, Larry and Miss Skillin in bed room, Larry and Irene Wadsworth on gara...   more
70) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 72
From Logbook: Air plane pictures.   more
71) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 73
From Logbook: Deerfield Academy-Gov. Dummer Academy foot-ball game at Deerfield, Mass. Richard Segler #11 on Gov. Dummer T...   more
72) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 74
From Logbook: From Case A- Amalfi, Italy. (Reel 15) From Case A- Reel 1-Vesuvius trip. From Case A- Reel 1- Naples, Ita...   more
73) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 75
From Logbook: From D5- Snow scenes at 27 Chadwick Street, Cumberland Ave., State St. From D5- Snow removing machine on High Street. From D6- Surf at Cape Elizabeth....   more
74) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 77
From Logbook: John and cactus plant near Bylas, Arizona, a cut in the road near Coolidge Dam, Coolidge Dam in Arizona, cactus trees, cattle outside Phoenix, Arizona, on t...   more
75) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 78
From Logbook: Bill Ray in garden, 913 No. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, California. Esther Amick and Kim, John Krause and Kim, Colorado Street bridge and Hotel Vista del Arr...   more
76) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 79
From Logbook: Scenes at the picnic party at 913 North Roxbury Drive, Mrs. Bering, Bernadine Driscoll, Lucille Scott, Esther Amick, Frances, Jim and John. Beverly Drive a...   more
77) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 80
From Logbook: Sigh [sic] board advertising the picture. Going down Wilshire Blvd. to the theater. (Theater on right). [Premiere of the movie Five Star Final?] Betty Compson. Unknown....   more
78) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 81
From Logbook: Snow scenes at 27 Chadwick Street. W.H. Shurtleff fire on Union Wharf Larry and Sally and Betty Bisbee at the Bisbee's for winter sports. Wadsworth Raye,...   more
79) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 83
From Logbook: Memorial Day Parade at Portland, Maine Yankee Division Parade at Portland, Maine. 103rd Infantry Regiment on parade at Augusta, Maine, Camp Keyes. Dorothy Chas...   more
80) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 84
From Logbook: Bennett School graduation at Millbrook, N.Y. Sis and Bayard DeMallie back of riding Academy, some of the riders, Jane Sagendorf on her horse. The ball gam...   more
81) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 85
From Logbook: At Rangeley Lakes, Ralph Corey in row boat On the lake fishing. Picnic at the Birches, Col. Chute, Spaulding Bisbee and Ralph, lunch in served, packing u...   more
82) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 76
From Logbook: Glimpse of Lake Erie at Buffalo, NY, a road in Ohio, Going through Geneva and Painesville, Ohio. Going through Indiana, clouds and fields in Illinois, near St. Louis....   more
83) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 86
From Logbook: Alex, Mary-Helen, A.W.H., Mary Wadsworth and Wadsworth Raye on the piazza at Rockwood Villa, Mary-Helen, Alex and Wadsworth Hinds in swimming. Helen, Mary...   more
84) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 87
From Logbook: Larry, Rene Wadsworth, Skilly and Richard Seglar bidding Charles Jr. good-by [sic] as he leaves for Worcester, Mass., for his wedding. Mrs. Hardenbrook, Kela...   more
85) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 88
From Logbook: Dartmouth-Norwich game at Hanover, N.H.   more
86) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 89
From Logbook: Sis, Larry and Terry (the dog) at 22 Germain St. Worcester, Mass. A.W.H., Edna, Bayard, Charles Jr. and Miss Skillin as we left Worcester for home. Bing (the d...   more
87) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 90
From Logbook: Elizabeth MacClelland and Wadsworth Hinds in Front of house at 27 Chadwick Street. Elizabeth and A.W.H. coming out of house And in front of house. Elizabeth a...   more
88) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 92
From Logbook: Larry, Sonny Bisbee, John Robinson with Larry's new bicycle on his 10th birthday A.W.H., Miss Skillin and Mrs. Skillin At 27 Chadwick Street. Bobby Porteou...   more
89) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 93
From Logbook: A.W.H. and Edna leave for Hanover to see there [sic] new grand-daughter Carrol Hinds. C.B.H. and Bayard. At the picnic across the lake. Flossie Skillings,...   more
90) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 94
From Logbook: Carol Hinds (age 10 days), Sis and Charles Jr. At Hanover, N.H. hospital. Carol at Brookline, Mass. Carol and Sis Brookline, Mass. Carol and Charles Jr. at...   more
91) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 95
From Logbook: A.W.H., Helen Raye at 27 Chadwick Street Larry's birthday party Carol at Brookline, Mass. Police parade Carol, Charles Jr. A.W.H. (birthday) Portland...   more
92) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 96
From Logbook: At Overlook Farm, Casco, Maine. Vivian Blauvelt, the dog, Benoits, Mellie Marsh, Larry Sonny, Seward Marsh, Bubble gum contest, the crowd, A.W.H., and Mrs. Bla...   more
93) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 97
From Logbook: Cascade in White Mountains. Rene, Mary and A.W.H. viewing Cascade Fire from Western Promenade, Portland, Panorama view from Promenade, Portland Thomas B. R...   more
94) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 98
From Logbook: At the Farmington, Maine Zoo. Carol's first birthday at Hilltop Lodge, Rangeley. Carol, Sis and Charles Jr. Carol and Terry, Cornie, A.W.H., Ethel and W.L....   more
95) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 99
From Logbook: Wesley, Helen, C.B.H., Larry, A.W.H. and Gee. Raye at 27 Chadwick Street and at airport. Wesley leaves by plane for Bangor. Isabel Sollitt, Helen Raye, A.W.H., E...   more
96) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 100
From Logbook: Bridge out on Raymond Road near Duck Pond Corner During floods. High water at bridge, Yarmouth. Dartnouth [sic] College campas [sic] and Library. Daughter of...   more
97) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 102
From Logbook: St. Augustine C.B.H. & A.W.H. Singing Tower & garden, flowers, crowd, Mountain Lake. Cardinal. At Mountain Lake Club. Home of Ed. Bock, Home now owned by...   more
98) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 103
From Logbook: At Mountain Lake. Crowd at Singing Tower. Tower view from Tower grounds, Mt. Lake Club, Cypress Gardens at Winter Haven, A.W.H. on bridge, & on path. C.B.H....   more
99) [Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 104
From Logbook: A.W.H., Mary Skillin & Larry at Mt. Lake Sanctuary A.W.H. & Larry at Mt. Lake Sanctuary A.W.H , Skilly & Larry in front of azalias [sic] Sanctuary. A.W.H., S...   more
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Hinds, Charles B. Collection
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Charles B. Hinds
Credit: Charles B. Hinds Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Making honey and almond hand cream, A.S. Hinds Laboratory, Portland, ME, 1925.
Credit: Charles B. Hinds Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Making honey and almond hand cream, A.S. Hinds Laboratory, and office scenes at the factory, Portland, ME, 1925.
Primary Format and Extent
film (43,000 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal
Collection Date Range
1925 – 1930
Summary
The Charles B. Hinds Collection consists of 123 reels of 16 mm. film recording the family life, business, travel, and a philanthropic interests of the Hinds family of Portland, Maine. A.S. Hinds founded the A.S. Hinds Company, manufacturer of a widely advertised honey and almond hand cream. The founder, employees and manufacturing process--including assembly line, inspection, and hand packing-- are covered in Reel 10 of the collection. Family activities, winter and summer, were filmed primarily by Charles B. Hinds, who had four sons. In 1927 the family created the William Hinds Camp at Raymond, Maine, a Boy Scout camp, which continues in operation. Campers and counselors are filmed in water and other activities. The camp commemorates son Billy Hinds (1918-1925), who died in a street accident. Scouting coverage also includes a 1927 event in Washington, D.C. showing Boy Scouts and leaders gathered at the White House and dignitaries including closeups of Olave and Robert Baden-Powell, founders of the scouting movement. There is also footage of a 1930 parade of Maine Boy Scout troops down Portland's Congress Street past Keith's Theatre. The collection includes a Portland, Maine, waterfront fire, burning the Brown Co. lumber warehouse and adjacent dock and the next day's aftermath. (Believed to take place in December 1934.) Other Portland scenes include a Kiwanis baseball game and its fans. The collection includes several cruises to Mexico, Cuba, and Curacao, and there are 11 reels of a family trip in Europe in 1928. The Hinds Collection has several purchased films including reels of the U.S. Army Signal Corps production, "America Goes Over" about World War I, released on 16 mm. for home showing.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The A.S. Hinds company opened in 1875 and operated in Portland, Maine. A.S. Hinds Laboratory was built in 1920 at 331-337 Forest Avenue. Lehn & Fink (manufacturers of Lysol), bought the company in 1907, although it continued independently and was in business through the 1940s. Camp William Hinds is located on Panther Pond in Raymond, Maine. Family members depicted include the donor, Aurelius B. Hinds II, known as Larry. His father, the creator of the film, Charles B. Hinds, and his mother, Augusta Buckworth Wadsworth Hinds. Also, Larry's brothers, Charles B. Hinds, Jr., and Wadsworth L. Hinds. Aurelius B. Hinds (Sr.) born 1884, is shown in the A.S. Hinds factory film. From The History and Genealogy of the Hinds Family, by Albert Henry Hinds (1899), WorldCat pages 200-201: Aurelius Stone Hinds, son of Albert Galatin and Mary Estella (Benjamin) Hinds, born in Livermore, Me, June 30, 1844; married in Portland, Me., June 3, 1872, Ellen Elizabeth Noyes, daughter of Henry Crafts and Mercy Merritt (Goding) Noyes. She was born in Jay, Me., Aug. 16, 1849. He moved to Winthrop, Me., with his parents, at an early age, then back to Livermore for one year. He then removed to Dixfield, and at the age of eighteen, went to Portland. There he was engaged as clerk in the drug store of H. H. Hay & Co., where he remained until 1864. He then went back to his home and worked with his father for one year, returning to Portland in the employ of Thomas G. Loring, as drug clerk. Here he remained until 1870, when he purchased a drug store of his own in the business part of the city, remaining there until 1880. Later, he fitted up a drug store in the residential part of the city, and continued doing business for many years, meeting with much success. While in his downtown store, he started the preparation which is widely known throughout the world, and which has made his name famous, "Honey and Almond Cream." Commencing upon a small scale, it went through the experimental stages for ten years, before being put on the market. It then received a ready sale and has grown to its present immense proportions. The sale annually reaches every state in the Union, as well as South American countries, Australia, the Sandwich Islands, England, France, Russia, India, and many other countries too numerous to mention. Agencies have been established in Australia, the Sandwich Islands, and London, and in Montreal, P.Q., he has a branch laboratory, where he goes twice a year, and puts up a supply which furnishes the Canadian trade. The goods are put up for both the English and the Spanish trade, nearly all of the work pertaining to the business being done in his laboratory in Portland. Children, born in Portland: i. Albert Henry (9), b. Dec. 12, 1874 ii. Walter Dewitt (9), b. March 12, 1876 iii. Charles Benjamin (9), b. July 3, 1881 [creator of Charles B. Hinds film] iv. Ethel May (9), b. May 8 1891
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Northeast Historic Film
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