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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
 
San Francisco Liberty Loan Parade (1918)
San Francisco, California: Liberty Loan Parade late in 1918; all marchers wear face masks for protection against flu epidemic.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Ceremonies;San Francisco: History;World War I: Homefront;
Duration: 00:04:14
Popularity (downloads): 190
 
Parade of floats, St. Louis exposition (1904)
One of the parades of floating craft held in the waterways of the St. Louis Exposition is shown in this film. The cameraman placed equipment on shore at a distance...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Parade floats--Missouri--St; Louis; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:13
Popularity (downloads): 560
 
Annual baby parade, 1904, Asbury Park, N.J. (1904)
Shows the Baby Parade at Asbury Park, N.J., in 1904. Includes scenes of boys (dressed as soldiers and sailors) and girls (dressed in oriental costume) marching in groups, mothers pushing...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Parades; Children; Parade floats; Asbury Park (N.J.)--Social life and customs; New Jersey--Social life and customs; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:03:44
Popularity (downloads): 926
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 

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