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Skating on lake, Central Park (1902)
The view is of a frozen lake in Central Park crowded with ice skaters. The film is of such poor quality that it is difficult to tell if the apparent...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Skating--New York (State)--New York; Winter--New York (State)--New York; Central Park (New York, N. Y.); Skaters--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:54
Popularity (downloads): 728
 
Sleighing scene (1898)
A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of horse-drawn sleighs ride by the camera from both directions. Only two pedestrians appear.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sleighing--New York (State)--New York; Sleighs--New York (State)--New York; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Pedestrians--New York (State)--New York; Winter--New York (State)--New York; Central Park (New York, N.Y.)Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 758
 
Rube and Mandy at Coney Island (1903)
From Edison films catalog: The first scene shows this country couple entering Steeplechase Park. They proceed to amuse themselves on the steeplechase, rope bridge, riding the bulls and the "Down...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Coney Island (New York; N; Y; )Steeplechase Park (New York; N; Y; )Amusement parks--New York (State)--Drama; Amusements--New York (State)--Drama; Amusement rides--New York (State)--Drama; Rural population--New York (State)--Drama; Aquatic sports--New York (State)--Drama; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:55
Popularity (downloads): 1080
 
Big Train, The (Part II) (1950)
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;Occupations: Railroad;New York State;
Duration: 00:13:16
Popularity (downloads): 290
 
Big Train, The (Part I) (1950)
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;Occupations: Railroad;New York State;
Duration: 00:12:58
Popularity (downloads): 449
 
Delivering newspapers (1903)
The film shows a group of about fifty preadolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Paperboys--New York (State)--New York; Newspaper carriers--New York (State)--New York; American newspapers--New York (State)--New York; World (New York, N. Y. : 1860-1931); Commercial vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Boys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:53
Popularity (downloads): 773
 
Racing at Sheepshead Bay (1897)
From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--New York (State)--New York; Race horses--New York (State)--New York; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--New York; Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.); Jockeys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island (1903)
The camera was positioned to view the shoot-the-chutes concession from the best location. A special added attraction for the entertainment of the spectators is a man in a swimming suit...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Amusement parks--New York (N.Y.)--Coney Island; Coney Island (New York, N.Y.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:32
Popularity (downloads): 756
 
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
 
Traveltime: Freedomland (1963)
A visit to Freedomland, an amusement park in New York.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amusement Parks;
Duration: 00:07:00
Popularity (downloads): 262
 

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