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Where the Mountains Meet the Sea (Part II) (1959)
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: Santa Monica;California: Scenics;
Duration: 00:13:53
Popularity (downloads): 152
 
Where the Mountains Meet the Sea (Part I) (1959)
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: Santa Monica;California: Scenics;
Duration: 00:13:53
Popularity (downloads): 754
 
Visit to Santa, A (1963)
Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Christmas;Santa Claus;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:11:51
Popularity (downloads): 806
 
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
 
Stranger, The (1957)
Homemade cautionary drama about the case of a young girl who is abducted and murdered by a stranger. Director and Photographer: Joseph S. Cozzolino. With Tolie Cozzolino (Mother); Rennie Knight...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Safety: Children; Crime and criminals; San Francisco Bay Area: Sonoma County;
Duration: 00:14:54
Popularity (downloads): 393
 
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
 
Science in Action: Rivers of Ice (Part II) (1956)
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This program is devoted to glaciers, and also includes a promo for the Academy of Sciences. Guests: Father Bernard Hubbard,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Science;Television programs;Arctic: Exploration;
Duration: 00:15:54
Popularity (downloads): 123
 
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
 

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