Search Results (210 videos found)
Layout: Sort by:
Results per page:
The roller skate craze (1907)
During this short film, the cameraman photographed many different people in varied walks of life all of whom are wearing roller skates. Each scene, since the camera changed from individual...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Roller-skating; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:18
Popularity (downloads): 1510
 
Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works (1904)
A large bucket is lowered into a pit by male workers using machinery. Molten material from a furnace is poured into the bucket using a slide. The bucket, which has...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Furnaces; Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:20
Popularity (downloads): 573
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene) (1904)
Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Molding (Founding)Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:32
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) (1904)
What appear to be molds pass some men by on conveyor belts. The men take them off the belt and dump the contents onto the ground. Other men pick up...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Founding; Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:06
Popularity (downloads): 391
 
Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works (1904)
A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Turbines--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Machine Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:42
Popularity (downloads): 896
 
End of school day at coeducational school (1914)
A factual film in which exuberant boys and girls, apparently high school students, walk through the arches of a school building and down the steps. Most of the boys wear...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: High schools students; Silent films; Short films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:23
Popularity (downloads): 1410
 
Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works (1904)
A large bucket full of molten material is poured into a large container, possibly a mold, by a group of men using machinery. Some other men stoke the fire under...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Founding; Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:41
Popularity (downloads): 565
 
Testing a rotary, Westinghouse works (1904)
A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric generators--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Testing; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Testing; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:49
Popularity (downloads): 705
 
Steam hammer, Westinghouse works (1904)
From what appears to be a furnace, a large, glowing block is lifted with the help of a crane over to a table by a group of men. A hammer...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Power hammers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:29
Popularity (downloads): 832
 
Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works (1904)
Almost 200 women file by a device on the wall from which they take their time checks. A man runs half-way across the screen at the end of the film....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Time clocks--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:44
Popularity (downloads): 658
 

The Open Video Project is managed at the Interaction Design Laboratory,
at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Unable to locate the log_db database at this time.