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Auto boat race on the Hudson (1904)
The single camera position was from the point of view of the judge of the course. The films shows a boat race between small, motor-driven speed boats, which were approximately...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boat racing--Hudson River; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:34
Popularity (downloads): 716
 
Boats (1938)
Trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York City.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Water; New York City: History;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 404
 
Boats (1938)
Trip down the Hudson River from Albany to New York City.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Water;New York City: History;
Duration: 00:10:16
Popularity (downloads): 749
 
Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 1) (1935)
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: the building of Norris Dam in Tennessee; an automobile racing an ice boat across a lake in Mt. Clemens, Michigan; gasoline...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels;
Duration: 00:08:08
Popularity (downloads): 771
 
Racing at Sheepshead Bay (1897)
From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--New York (State)--New York; Race horses--New York (State)--New York; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--New York; Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.); Jockeys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
"Columbia" winning the cup (1899)
From Edison films catalog: The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: America's Cup races; Yacht racing--United States; Columbia (Yacht)Yachts; ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:01:33
Popularity (downloads): 2165
 
Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows a part of the enormous crowd and the start and finish of the free-for-all pacing race, in which the fastest harness horse in the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Harness racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Harness racehorses--Connecticut--Hartford; Horse racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Racetracks (Horse racing)--Connecticut--Hartford; Hartford (Conn.); Horses--Connecticut--Hartford; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 613
 
Amateur Film Children Playing Near Hudson


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 356
 
Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City (1903)
The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are sorting combustible refuse, mostly paper, and stuffing it into large sacks. In the background a man...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Refuse and refuse disposal--New York (State)--New York; Sanitation workers--New York (State)--New York; Incinerators--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:42
Popularity (downloads): 408
 
Herding horses across a river (1904)
Approximately forty horses can be seen in the distance across a river. They are being driven into the water by men on horseback. The horses approach the camera position as...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Herding; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:06
Popularity (downloads): 488
 

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