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Parade of floats, St. Louis exposition (1904)
One of the parades of floating craft held in the waterways of the St. Louis Exposition is shown in this film. The cameraman placed equipment on shore at a distance...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Parade floats--Missouri--St; Louis; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:13
Popularity (downloads): 560
 
\'Till It Helps! (1959)
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:06:42
Popularity (downloads): 126
 
Opening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition (1904)
The principal buildings surrounding the square at the St. Louis Exposition are shown in a nearly 360-degree pan. The last portion of the film was photographed over the heads of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:34
Popularity (downloads): 448
 
Hope Is in Your Hand (1950)
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:10:10
Popularity (downloads): 193
 
Long Way Home, The
How the United Fund helps the disadvantaged people of the St. Louis area, seen through the eyes of an elderly widower in search of services and stability. Writer and...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities;
Duration: 00:07:55
Popularity (downloads): 194
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Ain't that Just Like a Woman (1999)
In the fourteenth segment of the video, a student asks BB King about Louis Jordan. BB King and the band perform "Ain't that Just Like a Woman"

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Louis Jordan; Rock'n Roll; Rap music; Ain't That Just Like a Woman;
Duration: 00:04:35
Popularity (downloads): 355
 
[Television Commercials: Telephone] (1970)
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Advertising: Television commercials; St; Louis, Missouri;
Duration: 00:04:02
Popularity (downloads): 543
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
Duration: 00:16:27
Popularity (downloads): 438
 
Princess Rajah dance (1904)
Princess Rajah performs an "Oriental" or belly dance, and a balancing chair act in her teeth like that often found in folk performances in various cultures from Northern Africa to...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Belly dance--United States; Louisiana Purchase Exposition--(1904 :--Saint Louis, Mo. )--Exhibitions; Dancers--Missouri--Saint Louis; Folk dancing; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:11
Popularity (downloads): 2842
 
Asia in America, St. Louis exposition (1904)
The film begins with a wide shot of an area crowded with people, some riding elephants, others marching in procession in front of a structure with the sign "Asia" on...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Processions; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:52
Popularity (downloads): 513
 

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