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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Iron Country: Iron Ore and Minnesota's Future (1952)
Produced to reassure Minnesotans that iron mining would continue to spur economic development.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Mining;Minnesota;Sustainability;
Duration: 00:22:00
Popularity (downloads): 222
 
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
 
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
 
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
 

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