Monday, October 23, 2006

EVENT: Wacky WCSH Film Archives

Northeast Historic Film 20th Anniversary Celebration and Screening:

The WCSH Collection
November 9
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street
Portland, Maine

Hosted by David Weiss, Executive Director, Northeast Historic Film.

This program will celebrate NHF’s 20th anniversary by highlighting one intriguing corner of their large archive: the WCSH Collection (1954-1998). Consisting of hundreds of hours of news footage, television documentaries, and advertisements, the collection documents life in Maine over a nearly fifty year period. Featuring everything from a 1957 forest fire, to political campaigns, to a 1978 disco competition, to Samantha Smith. Please join us for a look back at some entertaining, surprising, poignant, and funny selections from this important collection.

Refreshments will be served.
Free and open to the public.

Maine Historical Society

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