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[Much Ado About Hair-Do’s] (1950)
San Mateo, California hairstylist Grivee demonstrates novelty hairdos, including the ""Parakeet,"" ""Number 9,"" and the ""Swept-Wing."" Newsreel story.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; San Mateo, California; Hair;
Duration: 00:56:00
Popularity (downloads): 340
 
Shopping Can Be Fun: A New Concept in Merchandising (1957)
How the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California increased traffic with a sophisticated program of advertising and promotion. Excellent footage of stores and shoppers in an upscale suburb. Some...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism; Shopping centers; San Francisco Bay Area: San Mateo County;
Duration: 00:17:12
Popularity (downloads): 484
 
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
 
California Picture Book (1946)
Pictorial travelogue of California, using a variety of stock footage.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;California;Travelogues;
Duration: 00:11:35
Popularity (downloads): 661
 
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
 
California the Golden (1930)
Scenic tour of 1930s California.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;
Duration: 00:10:53
Popularity (downloads): 171
 
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
 
Life in the Central Valley of California (1949)
Shows the agriculture, trade and infrastructure of California's Central Valley, all made possible by irrigation.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;California: Central Valley;
Duration: 00:10:05
Popularity (downloads): 883
 
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
 

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