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Building a harbor at San Pedro (1901)
From Edison films catalog: This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., who are fulfilling this

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Harbors--California--Design and construction; Piers--California--Design and construction; Cranes; derricks; California; Construction workers--California; San Pedro Bay (Calif.) San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)--California Construction Co; Actuality;
Duration: 00:04:00
Popularity (downloads): 648
 
Union Iron Works (1898)
From Edison films catalog: Here was built the peerless battleship "Oregon." The scene is taken at lunch hour, and shows a great throng of employees leaving the shop. 50 feet....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Iron-works--California--San Francisco; Shipyards--California--San Francisco; Iron and steel workers--California--San Francisco; Working class--California--San Francisco; Shipbuilding--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif.); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:29
Popularity (downloads): 862
 
Why Braceros? (1959)
Produced to justify the bracero farm labor program to the general public, especially American citizens in California who felt threatened by the influx of workers over the border from Mexico.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Mexican Americans;Occupations: Agriculture;California: History;
Duration: 00:18:53
Popularity (downloads): 708
 
California Cotton Mills (1924)
Workers and machines at the California Cotton Mills in Oakland.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Textile;Cotton;
Duration: 00:06:57
Popularity (downloads): 137
 
Martinez, California Scenes (1927)
Scenes shot in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, on San Pablo Bay, apparently in the late 1920s. Images include: pans over the waterfront; workers at the Bay Specialty Company; the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Martinez;Occupations: Laundry;Children;
Duration: 00:14:32
Popularity (downloads): 106
 
Griffith Park Relief Workers Demonstration (1933)
Demonstration in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, 'against city and city officials which caused murder of 100 relief workers in Griffith Park Fire.' Shows crowds, speakers and placards. Title at...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Labor: 1930s;Communism;Demonstration;
Duration: 00:02:31
Popularity (downloads): 211
 
California Picture Book (1946)
Pictorial travelogue of California, using a variety of stock footage.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;California;Travelogues;
Duration: 00:11:35
Popularity (downloads): 661
 
New Neighbor (1953)
Building a steel mill from scratch and a city for its workers (Levittown, Pa.).

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Metals: Steel: Steel Industry;Suburbia;Infrastructure: Construction;
Duration: 00:24:49
Popularity (downloads): 632
 
Golden Harvest...Fifty Years of Calpak Progress (1950)
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Canneries;Occupations: Cannery workers;California: History;
Duration: 00:18:02
Popularity (downloads): 124
 
Golden Harvest...Fifty Years of Calpak Progress (1950)
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Canning; Occupations: Cannery workers; California: History and culture;
Duration: 00:18:02
Popularity (downloads): 364
 

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