Chestertown Spy: Before the War: The Faces of Chestertown in 1940

From the Chestertown Spy —-

In 1940, civic leaders in Chestertown pooled resources together to commission a full feature film to promote businesses to relocate to Kent County. It is unclear if the movie was helpful in that regard, but what remains is a unique study of an American town enjoying the last full year of peace before the United States entered World War II.

The Chestertown Spy, working with the Historical Society of Kent County, has edited the original film to create a “sampler” to share with the community. . . .

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