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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
 
A wake in "Hell's Kitchen" (1903)
Takes place on a rather plain room set, with a single religious picture and a coat hanging from the plain, white walls. An open coffin sits in the center of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Wake services--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Dead--Drama; Death; Apparent--Drama; Hell's Kitchen (New York, N. Y. )--Drama; Coffins--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Mourning customs--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Drinking of alcoholic beverages--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Beer--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:28
Popularity (downloads): 1246
 
Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness (1972)
Traces the history of opium and how it has led to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs;Crime and criminals;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:22:12
Popularity (downloads): 1352
 
Take Pride in America, segment 06 of 7 (1987)
Lou Gossett, Jr., asks everyone to take pride in America

Genre: Documentary
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Duration: 00:01:31
Popularity (downloads): 536
 
St. Patrick's Day parade, Lowell, Mass. (1905)
Shows policemen and men in top hats and formal riding attire carrying large bunches of flowers as they parade on horseback. Angle changes slightly as a marching band carrying a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Parades; St; Patrick's Day; Holidays; Lowell (Mass);
Duration: 00:03:21
Popularity (downloads): 562
 
Labor Day parade (1904)
Shows a parade through bunting-draped streets, probably in the town of Leominster, Mass. First, a decorated grandstand bearing the banner "Leominster heartily greets its guests" is seen, and then the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Labor Day; Parades--Massachusetts; Holidays; Fire engines; Parade floats--Massachusetts; Leominster (Mass. )Documentary films; Silent films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:03:13
Popularity (downloads): 916
 
Lake Powell, segment 09 of 11 (1997)
The side canyons have sparkling streams and cool springs, camping is an adventure unto itself

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Construction;Dam
Duration: 00:04:05
Popularity (downloads): 443
 
The extra turn (1903)
Camera is positioned as if in the audience of a vaudeville show. A man and two women, all in evening clothes, are seated in a theater box to the left...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Vaudeville--United States--Drama; Theater audiences--United States--Drama; Singers--United States--Drama; Women dancers--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:28
Popularity (downloads): 3323
 
How Water Won the West, segment 04 of 8 (1986)
The water cycle begins with winter snows in the mountains, continuing with spring thaws

Genre: Documentary
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Duration: 00:02:03
Popularity (downloads): 448
 
The Great Web of Water, segment 04 of 12 (1996)
A description is given of how the Central Valley Project works

Genre: Documentary
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Duration: 00:04:41
Popularity (downloads): 419
 

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