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Cold War Portsmouth: A Snapshot of Life in the 1950s

2020 / City of Portsmouth and Preservation Company

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This 16-minute video provides an overview of what life was like in Portsmouth, New Hampshire during the 1950s. The video was produced by Preservation Company for the City of Portsmouth in collaboration with the New Hampshire Division of Historic Resources and funded with Portsmouth Community Development Block Grant funds.

Sources for the video include the Portsmouth Athenaeum, Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth Public Library, and interviews with Sherm Pridham, Ted Connors, Valerie Cunningham, Sarah Bodge, Kevin MacLeod, S. Lorraine Boston, and Harold Whitehouse, Jr.

This video is also available on the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44THcW2Lh2s

~ City of Portsmouth and Preservation Company, “Cold War Portsmouth: A Snapshot of Life in the 1950s,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed August 2, 2021, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/2590.

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Title

Cold War Portsmouth: A Snapshot of Life in the 1950s

Subject

Cold War
Portsmouth (N.H.)
1950s
Pease Air Force Base
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Description

This 16-minute video provides an overview of what life was like in Portsmouth, New Hampshire during the 1950s. The video was produced by Preservation Company for the City of Portsmouth in collaboration with the New Hampshire Division of Historic Resources and funded with Portsmouth Community Development Block Grant funds.

Sources for the video include the Portsmouth Athenaeum, Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth Public Library, and interviews with Sherm Pridham, Ted Connors, Valerie Cunningham, Sarah Bodge, Kevin MacLeod, S. Lorraine Boston, and Harold Whitehouse, Jr.

This video is also available on the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44THcW2Lh2s

Creator

City of Portsmouth and Preservation Company

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

2020

Contributor

Community Development, City of Portsmouth

Rights

© 2020, Materials prepared by Preservation Company for the City of Portsmouth, All rights reserved by the City of Portsmouth

Format

MP4

Language

eng

Type

MovingImage

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Duration

15 m 35 s