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[Amateur Film: Wathen Collection: Niagara Falls and Austin, Texas] (1948)
Excellent amateur footage of Niagara Falls and scenes in Austin, Texas, including the Texas State Capitol building.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Niagara Falls (Canada-U; S; ); Water; Austin, Texas;
Duration: 00:08:10
Popularity (downloads): 642
 
NASAWhy?Files - Niagara Power Project (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment exploring the Niagara Power Project and how it works.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Electricity; Niagara Power Project; Canada; United States; Power Plant; Niagara River; New York Ontario; Niagara Falls; Hydro-Electrical Power Plant; Generator; Kilowatts; Forebay; Canal; Reservoir; Turbines; Mechanical Energy; Water; Power Outage; Equipment Failures; Severe Storms; Overload;
Duration: 00:05:41
Popularity (downloads): 2084
 
A nymph of the waves (1903)
Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. The woman wears a frilly, perhaps feather-trimmed, white dress with a low-cut bodice, a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Ballet dancing--United States; Dancers--United States; Ballerinas--United States; Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.); Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Trick films; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:24
Popularity (downloads): 2098
 
NASAWhy?Files - History of Electricity (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment exploring the history of electricity with Dr. Textbook.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Benjamin Franklin; Lightning; Electrical Spark; Copper; Zinc; Alessandro Volta; Thomas Edison; Generator; Electrical Current; Nikola Tesla; Alternating Current; Niagara Falls;
Duration: 00:01:42
Popularity (downloads): 2139
 
NASAWhy?Files - Electricity (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining the forms of electricity and the many sources of power.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Electric Charges; Electrons; Lightning; Battery; Socket; Power; Solar Power; Solar Cells; Physics; Wires; Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Mechanical Motion; Power Company; Current; Sources of Energy; Wind Power; Natural Gas; Coal; Oil; Nuclear Fission; Steam; Turbines; Generator; Niagara Falls Power Project; Hydro Power;
Duration: 00:04:46
Popularity (downloads): 2518
 
Amateur Film - Little Journeys to Niagara


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 278
 
The tramp's unexpected skate (1901)
On a stage with a painted backdrop of a terrace overlooking a park, a man identified as a tramp by his ragged costume and beard lies asleep against a potted...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Tramps--United States--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Roller-skating--United States--Drama; Boys--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Silent films; Slapstick comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 2517
 
NASAWhy?Files - The Case of the Electrical Mystery (2004)
NASA Why? Files video containing the following nine segments. NASA Why? Files segment involving students in an activity studying circuits and how the different types and combinations of circuits work....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Experiment; Student Activity; Circuits; Light Bulb; Battery; Wires; Series Circuit; Electricity; Parallel Circuit; Complex Circuits; Lightning; Electrical Charges; Greeks; Amber; Wool; Fossilized Tree Sap; Fiber; Hair; Paper; Comb; Repel; Uncharged; Attract; Positive; Negative; Protons; Electrons; Neutral; Neutrons; Particles; Air; Electrical Circuits; Load; Circuit; Power Source; Energy; Work; Battery; Conductor; Wires; Simple Circuit; Voltage; Electrons; Light Bulb; Closed Circuit; Open Circuit; Fuses; Circuit Breakers; Electric Charges; Electrons; Lightning; Battery; Socket; Power; Solar Power; Solar Cells; Physics; Wires; Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Mechanical Motion; Power Company; Current; Sources of Energy; Wind Power; Natural Gas; Coal; Oil; Nuclear Fission; Steam; Turbines; Generator; Niagara Falls Power Project; Hydro Power; Benjamin Franklin; Lightning; Electrical Spark; Copper; Zinc; Alessandro Volta; Thomas Edison; Generator; Electrical Current; Nikola Tesla; Alternating Current; Niagara Falls; Thunderstorm; Cloud; Ground; Channel; Volt; Discharge; Cloud To Cloud Lightning; NASA Langley; Aircraft; Lightning Strikes; Turbulence; Cockpit; Nose Boom; Sparks; Power Outage; Short Circuit; Overload; Electricity; Niagara Power Project; Canada; United States; Power Plant; Niagara River; New York Ontario; Niagara Falls; Hydro-Electrical Power Plant; Generator; Kilowatts; Forebay; Canal; Reservoir; Turbines; Mechanical Energy; Water; Power Outage; Equipment Failures; Severe Storms; Overload; Power Company; Generator; Voltage; Power Plant; Electricity; Wires; Substations; Transformer; Kilowatt Hour; Utility; Underground Powerline; Public Damage;
Duration: 00:56:34
Popularity (downloads): 3057
 
Chimmie Hicks at the races (1902)
Filming of a character sketch by the well-known vaudevillian Charles E. Grapewin. On a bare stage backed by a dark curtain, a man dressed in a three-piece suit and overcoat...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--Betting--United States--Drama; Horseplayers--United States--Drama; Gamblers--United States--Drama; Gambling--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Gambling films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 620
 
Toto Brothers (1918)
Opening title identifies this as a "balancing and iron jaw novelty act." Cuts to a long shot of a stage with a carpet and dark curtains as a backdrop, in...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Clowning--United States; Clowns--United States; Tricks; Tumbling--United States; Strong men--United States; Jaws--Abnormalities--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Slapstick comedies; Shorts;
Duration: 00:05:23
Popularity (downloads): 1404
 

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