Remote Summer 2021 Intern: Work Overview

This blog post was written by MARMIA’s 2021 Remote Summer Intern from Ryerson University, Iris Robinson. Iris lives in Canada and remotely worked this May-August on making our WJZ-TV Collection and our home movie collections more accessible. This summer, I had the opportunity to complete a remote internship at MARMIA over the course of 12 … Continue reading Remote Summer 2021 Intern: Work Overview

Focusing on Film: Inspection and Repair

This blog post was written by MARMIA’s 2021 Summer Intern from NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation MA program, Mike Stetz. Mike is a Baltimore native who spent this June-August working on our collections both in-person at our Impact Hub office and remotely. This past summer I had the pleasure to intern here at MARMIA … Continue reading Focusing on Film: Inspection and Repair

Poquaesak Camp Amateur Films

MARMIA recently received three reels of silent, Kodachrome color 16mm films that total about 300 feet in all (about 11 minutes of footage). The films document the Poquaesak boys' six-week summer camp near the tiny village of McDaniel Station in St. Michael's, Maryland. The movies date from 1939-1946 and largely show boys participating in various … Continue reading Poquaesak Camp Amateur Films

The Frank Mugno Collection

This blog post was written by MARMIA's 2021 Summer Intern from NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation MA program, Mike Stetz (pictured below). Mike is a Baltimore native who will be spending this June-August working on our collections both in-person at our Impact Hub office and remotely. We are so excited to have Mike join … Continue reading The Frank Mugno Collection

Partnership with the Old Greenbelt Theatre

It has been an extremely busy few months here at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive: in June we received our official 501(c)(3) status, which was a few months ahead of schedule! We were prepared to wait several months to hear back from the IRS as was instructed on their website, but we were extremely … Continue reading Partnership with the Old Greenbelt Theatre

Taking a Look Under the Hood

Recently I had the opportunity to do some freelance film inspection at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Having gone to high school in Frederick County, my junior and senior year prom dances were all held at this small, picturesque city campus. I never really got to know much about this historic college other than it used to … Continue reading Taking a Look Under the Hood

Film Recon Mission: Possible!

From merriam-webster.com: guer·ril·la noun \gə-ˈri-lə, ge-, g(y)i-\ : a member of a usually small group of soldiers who do not belong to a regular army and who fight in a war as an independent unit September 6, 2014 1400 hours - 1700 hours Location: Maryland Historical Society (MHS) 201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201 At the … Continue reading Film Recon Mission: Possible!