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Cattle leaving the corral (1898)
The single camera shows a fenced area, a large gate, two men on the fencepost above the gate, and a large herd of cattle behind the gate. The gate is...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Handling; Cattle herding; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 463
 
Driving cattle to pasture (1904)
The camera was placed to get the best view of the many cattle being driven toward grazing land. Edision Foundation records (envelope 135): "photographed by A. C. Abadie, May 9,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle drives--Oklahoma; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:09
Popularity (downloads): 489
 
Cattle driven to slaughter (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Cattle trade--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1630
 
Calf branding (1898)
The cameraman placed his camera near a fire where some branding irons were being heated. As the film begins, three men can be seen going through the various operations of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Marking; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:30
Popularity (downloads): 686
 
Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:02
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
A rube couple at a county fair (1904)
From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Agricultural exhibitions--United States--Drama; Fairs--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Farmers--United States--Drama; Amusements--United States--Drama; Cattle--Connecticut; Horses--Connecticut; Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut; Agricultural machinery; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:57
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
Clerks tying up for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows two postal employees as they tie into bundles stacks of letters they have just removed from a destination "case."

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:44
Popularity (downloads): 343
 
Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of letters from the aperatures in the "case" or cabinet and tying them into bundles. They then throw the tied...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 375
 
Miracles From Agriculture (1960)
Presents today's supermarkets as the showplaces of agriculture; discusses methods of improvement in the growing, handling, processing, and shipping of food products.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:12:49
Popularity (downloads): 201
 
Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject is the handling and sorting of the U.S. mail. The sorting bags and the alphabetizing pigeonhole equipment are visible in a scene photographed from an altitude of approximately...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail sorting; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:11
Popularity (downloads): 434
 

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