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Bathing at Atlantic City (1901)
The film shows the bathing beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. The camera position was from a tower or some platform high over the heads of the people on the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Bathing beaches--New Jersey--Atlantic City; Atlantic City (N.J.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:05
Popularity (downloads): 829
 
Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk (1904)
Crowds of people in their Easter finery parade on the boardwalk near Green's Hotel, and near a pier in Atlantic City. Some people ride in stroller chairs, one man pushes...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Easter; Parades--Atlantic City (N.J.); Holidays; Documentary films; Silent films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:13
Popularity (downloads): 1161
 
Atlantic City floral parade (1904)
Views of a parade down an Atlantic City street lined with crowds of spectators--some people watching from roofs--children, women in long skirts, many moustached men wearing hats. Shows uniformed men...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Parades; Parade floats; Flowers; Afro-Americans; Atlantic City (N.J.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 464
 
Detroit: City on the Move (1965)
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Detroit, Michigan;City planning;Race relations;
Duration: 00:18:12
Popularity (downloads): 2383
 
Arteries of New York City (1941)
Shows transportation corridors leading into and out of New York City, and efforts at transportation and infrastructure planning.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New York City;Transportation: General;City planning;
Duration: 00:09:26
Popularity (downloads): 1417
 
San Francisco City Hall Dedication (1915)
Opening of new City Hall, ultimately remodeled and seismically upgraded in 1999.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Ceremonies;San Francisco: City Hall;
Duration: 00:01:25
Popularity (downloads): 84
 
San Francisco Aerials (1920)
San Francisco Civic Center and other neighborhoods, shot from a balloon. Includes coverage of City Hall and views of aerobatics above the city.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical;Aviation: Aerobatics;San Francisco: City Hall;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - First Publications (1988)
Fifteenth Segment: Welty discusses her first published writings in The Southern Review, and of how it took her agent two years to get her stories published in The Atlantic Monthly,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Atlantic Monthly; Southern Review; publiccation; literary agent; female writers; southern writers;
Duration: 00:01:29
Popularity (downloads): 396
 
Hidden Fury, segment 03 of 11 (1993)
The effects of the earthquakes could be felt throughout the eastern United States and as far north as Montreal, Canada

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:01:31
Popularity (downloads): 487
 
Boats (1938)
Trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York City.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Water;New York City: History;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 749
 

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