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Procession of floats (1898)
From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen crowds of people, all being very close to the camera. The first...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Parades--California--San Francisco; Parade floats--California--San Francisco; California--Gold discoveries--Anniversaries; etc; Horses--California--San Francisco; Children--California--San Francisco; Mules--California--San Francisco; Fire fighters--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif. ); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:32
Popularity (downloads): 819
 
Sutro Baths, no. 1 (1897)
From Edison films catalog: One of the sights of San Francisco. A 50-foot slide is used by the bathers, who toboggan down its slippery surface in all positions. The bathers...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Public baths--California--San Francisco; Aquatic sports--California--San Francisco; Swimming pools--California--San Francisco; Swimmers--California--San Francisco; Diving--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif.); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:24
Popularity (downloads): 1112
 
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
 
Lurline Baths (1897)
From Edison films catalog: At San Francisco. The main feature is the toboggan slide which the bathers use, some sitting, others lying down, head first or feet first. 50 feet....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Public baths--California--San Francisco; Aquatic sports--California--San Francisco; Swimming pools--California--San Francisco; Swimmers--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif.); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:20
Popularity (downloads): 840
 
Fire! Patty Learns What to Do (1951)
Fire safety film filmed in and around the Chatsworth fire of 1947 in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, at a time when many parts of the Valley were...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Fires and firefighting;Safety: Fire;California: Los Angeles: History;
Duration: 00:16:25
Popularity (downloads): 1405
 
Fire! Patty Learns What to Do (1951)
Fire safety film filmed in and around the Chatsworth fire of 1947 in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, at a time when many parts of the Valley were...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Fires and firefighting; Safety: Fire; California: Los Angeles: History;
Duration: 00:16:25
Popularity (downloads): 490
 
Berkeley, California Fire (1923)
Coverage of the 1923 citywide conflagration.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Berkeley;Fires and firefighting;
Duration: 00:05:40
Popularity (downloads): 195
 
Buffalo Fire Department in action (1897)
From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo (N.Y.)--Fire Dept; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo; Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY) Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1286
 
Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco (1947)
Brooklyn native Phil Foster tours San Francisco and comments on many places of interest.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Humor;San Francisco Bay Area;California: History;
Duration: 00:09:20
Popularity (downloads): 259
 
California State Highway 101 Opening (1929)
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people in attendance; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James 'Sunny Jim' Rolph of San Francisco;...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure;Celebrations;Infrastructure: Roads;
Duration: 00:03:42
Popularity (downloads): 245
 

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