• strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in /var/www/drupal/6/sites/ on line 1567.
  • The directory is not writable
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/drupal/6/sites/ on line 879.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /var/www/drupal/6/sites/ on line 745.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/drupal/6/sites/ on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/drupal/6/sites/ on line 589.

Now you can submit your Stock Footage or Research Requests online!

Submitted by Ian

We've got a spiffy new form Stock Footage or Research Request Form. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.


William O'Farrell Fellowship Awarded

Submitted by David

NHF is pleased to announce that the 2012 award goes to Oliver Gaycken, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the University of Maryland’s Department of English. The Fellowship provides a stipend of $1,500 to support research at NHF.


2011 Annual Fund Donors

Submitted by David

Last year's Annual Fund is now in the record books as our most successful to date!  A record 209 members, supporters and friends responded, a 21% increase from 2010. I'd like to thank everyone who donated.  Your help makes a big impact in our programs. Please click HERE to see a list of contributors. 

 Remember to check out the new videos we are starting to post on


Reward available for information about The Heart of the Woburn Girl 1919

Submitted by Gemma

We were recently contacted by the Woburn Historical Society in Woburn, MA looking for information about a lost silent film called The Heart of the Woburn Girl.

Well, we'd never heard of it, nor could we find out anything about it from our usual sources.


2012 William S. O'Farrell Fellowship Applications Due January 17

Submitted by Gemma

Calling all applicants for the 2012 William S. O'Farrell Fellowship!

The application due date is quickly approaching and we are eager to get YOUR application.

The William S. O'Farrell Fellowship is awarded to an individual engaged in research toward a publication, production, or presentation based on moving image history and culture, particularly amateur and nontheatrical film. The Fellowship includes a $1,500 stipend and additional archive and staff support.


Happy Holidays from NHF

Submitted by Gemma

We hope that this video clip from the Robert Decker Collection brings a smile to your face!

More information about this collection can be seen at


Collections Online

Submitted by Gemma

As NHF continues development on our Collective Access collections management database and catalog, other institutions in Maine are working on making their catalogs accessible online, too. Check out the new resources that our friends at the Maine Historical Society and the Penobscot Marine Museum have just revealed:


Smithsonian Part III

Submitted by Jessica

Part III of the Smithsonian Collections blog posts featuring footage screened at NHF.  There is a beautiful clip to view in the post. Human Studies Film Archives Mystery


NHF Austin-Bound for AMIA

Submitted by Brian

In mid-November, Northeast Historic Film’s Executive Director David Weiss, Board Member and co-founder Karan Sheldon, Media Specialist Karin Carlson, and Media Cataloger Brian Graney will travel to Austin, Texas, for the Annual Conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists.  Since 1991, AMIA has convened a diverse international community of moving image archivists, preservation professionals, students, and friends of the field for this annual forum on audiovisual preservation and access.  T

Syndicate content