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Rediscovering Historic Films by Alfred Otto Gross

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Building, Bowdoin College
9300 College Station
Brunswick , Maine 04011
United States

Rediscovering Historic Films by Alfred Otto Gross, Pioneering Bowdoin Ornithologist

This is the first public screening in nearly 90 years of recently preserved short films taken by A. O. Gross. They feature the last known footage of the now extinct heath hen and rare scenes of North Atlantic bird colonies.

Co-sponsored by: Bowdoin College Library’s George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives and The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center • FMI (207) 725-3416Picture

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