Film of skating, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Film excerpt shows skating demonstrations by the Boston Skating Club and Waynflete School students at a rink at Riverside Golf Course.

Skaters are dressed as Canadian mounties, a Native American, and in colonial dress.

The film was taken ca. 1940 by the Portland Engraving Company for the city of Portland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Film of skating, Portland, ca. 1940
  • Creator: Portland Public Works
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: filmstrip, 16mm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4006, Video 38 excerpt
  • Collection: City of Portland, Maine film collection
  • Object Type: Moving Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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