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China Clipper (1935)
Scenes of Pan American's China Clippers flying in and around San Francisco Bay, including through the incomplete towers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Aviation;Aviation: Commercial;Pacific Rim;
Duration: 00:03:43
Popularity (downloads): 579
 
Kay Stinson, Aviator (1917)
Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Women;San Francisco: Aviation;
Duration: 00:03:08
Popularity (downloads): 196
 
San Francisco Aerials (1920)
San Francisco Civic Center and other neighborhoods, shot from a balloon. Includes coverage of City Hall and views of aerobatics above the city.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical;Aviation: Aerobatics;San Francisco: City Hall;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
Dole Air Race, 1927 (1927)
Aviation's elite converges on Oakland for the Dole race to Hawaii.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: History;Newsreels;San Francisco: Aviation;
Duration: 00:09:50
Popularity (downloads): 372
 
NASAConnect - SF - Aviation Safety (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explores the safety of airports. The video explains the Federal Aviation Administration's primarily responsibility is maintaining the safety of public aviation.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Federal Aviation Administration; Airports; Regulations; Aviation Safety; Aircraft;
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1516
 
Edison Newsreels: San Francisco Earthquake aftermath (1906)
Cleaning up downtown San Francisco after the conflagration.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906;San Francisco: Disasters;
Duration: 00:04:55
Popularity (downloads): 656
 
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
 
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
 
Agricultural Aviation (1955)
How airplanes and helicopters help farmers. With excellent Kodachrome footage of cropdusting and crop spraying; insecticides and their application, and pests in action.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Agricultural; Aviation: General; Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides;
Duration: 00:13:30
Popularity (downloads): 497
 
Flying Businessman (1953)
How businesspeople can benefit from general aviation. With many shots of flying businessmen, airports and airport and aviation facilities in the Fifties. Kodachrome.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: General; Transportation: Air; Occupations: Management;
Duration: 00:12:56
Popularity (downloads): 400
 

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