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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis (2000)
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Highway 61; Memphis, Tennessee; Beale Street; WDIA;tractor driver; picking cotton; hitchhiked; produce truck; cousin; Booker White; music business; fuel tanks; job; Sonny Boy Williamson; broadcast; Helena, Arkansas; King Biscuit Time; lunch; dinner; West Memphis, Tennessee;"Blues at Midnight"; four walling; Miss Annie; 16th Street Grill; gambling; Las Vegas; jukebox; $12.50 a night; Mr. Pepper; Mr. Ferguson; country and western music; Professor Nat D. Williams; Pepticon; Hadacol; tonics; jingle;
Duration: 00:12:03
Popularity (downloads): 381
 
Street of Memory (1937)
Vericolor production offering touristic view Olvera Street and the old Mexican quarter in Los Angeles, California.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: Los Angeles;Mexican Americans;Tourism;
Duration: 00:08:43
Popularity (downloads): 246
 
New York City "ghetto" fish market (1903)
The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very crowded New York City street market. Rows of pushcarts and street vendors' vehicles can be seen. The...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Markets--New York (State)--New York; Crowds--New York (State)--New York; Immigrants--New York (State)--New York; Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:53
Popularity (downloads): 1247
 
San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath: Riding Down Market Street (1906)
Riding down Market Street to inspect the destruction.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906;San Francisco: Disasters;
Duration: 00:03:17
Popularity (downloads): 188
 
Seventh Street Entrance
0681 PA8775 Seventh Street Entrance

Genre: Ephemeral
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Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
Cleveland fire department (1903)
The subject is the activities of a fire department that can be seen coming out of the fire engine house located across the street from the camera position. The action...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Fire departments; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:24
Popularity (downloads): 664
 
[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A] (1905)
Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural;
Duration: 00:13:52
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
Play Street


Genre: Ephemeral
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Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 263
 
Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City (1903)
The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are sorting combustible refuse, mostly paper, and stuffing it into large sacks. In the background a man...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Refuse and refuse disposal--New York (State)--New York; Sanitation workers--New York (State)--New York; Incinerators--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:42
Popularity (downloads): 408
 
A tough dance (1902)
From either side of a white, apparently outdoors, setting enter a man and woman, both wearing ragged street clothes and caps. As they approach center stage, the man grabs the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--New York (State)--New York; Hoodlums--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Dancers--New York (State)--New York; Bowery (New York, N.Y.: Street)--Drama; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:45
Popularity (downloads): 1381
 

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