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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Swimming pool, Palm Beach (1905)
The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a swimming pool with a white building on the far side. Several persons in bathing suits dive into the water from a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Swimming; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:09
Popularity (downloads): 666
 
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 Color Film / Golden Gate International Exposition (1939)
Views of pre-World War II San Francisco and the Golden Gate International Exposition.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40;San Francisco: Scenics: Historical;
Duration: 00:07:41
Popularity (downloads): 720
 
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
 
Amateur film: "Frisco Fair / Pacific Northwest"
Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40;California: Scenics;Oregon: Scenics;
Duration: 00:17:05
Popularity (downloads): 800
 

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