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Armour's electric trolley (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railroads; Industrial--Illinois--Chicago; Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Armour and Company; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 1635
 
Cattle driven to slaughter (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Cattle trade--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1630
 
Sheep run, Chicago stockyards (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sheep--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 864
 
Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) (1955)
A young boy travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroads;Tourism;U.S.: West;
Duration: 00:10:09
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
Behind the Bright Lights (1935)
How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Electricity;Chicago;
Duration: 00:07:09
Popularity (downloads): 268
 
Chicago-Michigan football game (1903)
Excerpts of a 1903 football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Includes views of the uniformed players, the spectators in the stadium and surrounding stands,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Football; College sports; University of Chicago--Football; University of Michigan--Football; Sports (Nonfiction)--Short;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 1023
 
Amateur film: Chicago World's Fair (1933)
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933;New York City;
Duration: 00:12:48
Popularity (downloads): 6428
 
To Market, To Market (Part I) (1942)
Proliferation of outdoor advertising billboards through Chicago and the methods of analyzing potential advertising sites.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Chicago;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:19:55
Popularity (downloads): 146
 
To Market, To Market (Part II) (1942)
Proliferation of outdoor advertising billboards through Chicago and the methods of analyzing potential advertising sites.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Chicago;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:04:35
Popularity (downloads): 271
 
Century of Progress Exposition: Wings of a Century (1933)
The Chicago World's Fair, 1933-34.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34;
Duration: 00:12:38
Popularity (downloads): 337
 

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