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A morning alarm /

A morning alarm /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the pranci... More

Madison Square, New York

Madison Square, New York

"Madison Square, New York is shown just after the turn of the century. There is normal traffic consisting of streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles"--Early motion pictures. H33285 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: ... More

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

"Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder... More

Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

"The world famous hotel, with crowded piazzas, which forms the background, is one of the best in the State of Califonia and is the principal stop for tourists en route to the famous Lick Observatory. The pictur... More

Hotel Del Monte /

Hotel Del Monte /

"Shows a party of tourists at this famous resort; located in Monterey, Cal., on the Southern Pacific Railroad. The magnificence of its surroundings is clearly shown. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "Southern Pa... More

The first sleigh-ride /

The first sleigh-ride /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two enthusiastic horsemen indulging in a "brush" with their respective horses and cutters. 3846 U.S. Copyrigh... More

South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

"Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog, no 105. "Southern Pacific Compan... More

Sleighing scene /

Sleighing scene /

"A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians watch the gay carnival. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 7346... More

Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

"The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway...Rapidly one after the other coach after coach passes before the camera. First comes a big one, six horses, c... More

New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

"An excellent view of "The Finest," on their annual parade and inspection, June 1, 1899. The head of the column is just turning into 14th Street from Broadway, the Morton House forming part of the background. C... More

Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic] /

Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic] /

From Edison films catalog: Taken from an automobile. This picture was taken during the fashionable driving hour, making a complete circle of the Place de la Concorde, passing hundreds of carriages and busses. T... More

Panorama of Place de L'Opera /

Panorama of Place de L'Opera /

From Edison films catalog: The busiest square in all Paris. 75 feet. $11.25. D16389 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16389. Duration: 1:14 at 16 fps. MAVIS 1627559; Panorama of Plac... More

Champs Elysees /

Champs Elysees /

"Near the main entrance. Hundreds of carriages and characteristic Parisian buses are passing. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog. D16384 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16384. Duration... More

Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

"The camera was mounted on a moving vehicle on a main street of Paris, France. The Arc de Triomphe can be seen in the distance. The vehicle carryingthe camera makes an abrupt turn and proceeds down a street hea... More

What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

"The scene as suggested by the title is made on 23d Street, New York City. In front of one of the large newspaper offices on that thoroughfare is a hot air shaft through which immense volumes of air is forced b... More

Montreal Fire Department on runners /

Montreal Fire Department on runners /

From Edison films catalog: First comes the Chief's sleigh with old-fashioned side runners, containing the Chief and his driver. Next comes a chemical apparatus mounted on a stout double runner sled, which is fo... More

Buffalo Bill's wild west parade /

Buffalo Bill's wild west parade /

The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the parade include cowboys, Indians, a... More

N.Y. Fire Department returning /

N.Y. Fire Department returning /

Shot at an unidentified location in New York City, the film shows several pieces of horse-drawn fire vehicles in motion: two hook-and-ladders [Frame: 0114, 0905]; two steam pumpers [0373, 1111]; a rescue wagon ... More

New York City dumping wharf /

New York City dumping wharf /

The film shows a wharf where a barge is being loaded with trash from two-wheeled, horse-drawn wagons. The trash is dumped off the edge of the pier onto the barge, where men with shovels are spreading the piles ... More

Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. /

Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. /

"The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are backed up to the ... More

Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

"The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy an... More

Parade of horses on Speedway /

Parade of horses on Speedway /

The film is of a parade of fine horses and fashionable carriages taken along what is now the Harlem River Drive, in the Highbridge section of northern Manhattan. The view is from the Manhattan side of the river... More

Delivering newspapers /

Delivering newspapers /

The film shows a group of about fifty pre-adolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the side of the van is a sign reading "... More

Lower Broadway /

Lower Broadway /

The film shows a view which appears to be looking north on Broadway at the intersection of Wall Street, in front of Trinity Church. The sidewalk along Broadway is crowded with people, and the traffic in both st... More

White Wings on review /

White Wings on review /

"A fine picture of the celebrated "White Wings" or street- cleaning department of one district of Greater New York, showing over 350 men in line, and over 100 carts that are used to carry the refuse away to the... More

Funeral of Hiram Cronk /

Funeral of Hiram Cronk /

The film shows a city thoroughfare lined with crowds of people watching a military parade. The first group to come into view is a marching band [Frame: 0120], then a large formation of soldiers in the uniform o... More

A trip down Market Street before the fire /

A trip down Market Street before the fire /

The following is a scene-by-scene description of the film: [Frame: 0300 (part 1)] The film begins looking northeast on Market Street just west of the intersection of Hyde, Grove and 8th streets. The dark buildi... More

A trip to Berkeley, Cal. /

A trip to Berkeley, Cal. /

Shot from a moving streetcar, this film shows portions of north Berkeley and the adjacent University of California campus, circa 1906. The Oakland and Berkeley Rapid Transit Company began operating in 1891 and ... More

Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs /

Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs /

"The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway...The scene is the broad piazza of the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, and shows the arrival of tourists. Up dashes... More