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San Francisco Marches On! (1937)
Political advocacy film urging support of a transportation bond issue to improve San Francisco traffic and build a subway.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure;Transportation: Streetcars;Advertising: Political;
Duration: 00:04:28
Popularity (downloads): 126
 
Operation Correction (Part II) (1961)
In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social issues: 1960s;Civil rights;San Francisco: Political activity;
Duration: 00:22:05
Popularity (downloads): 137
 
Operation Correction (Part I) (1961)
In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social issues: 1960s;Civil rights;San Francisco: Political activity;
Duration: 00:21:43
Popularity (downloads): 129
 
Eisenhower Campaign Spots, 1956 Presidential Campaign (1956)
Collection of political commercials.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections;Eisenhower, Dwight David;Presidents (U.S.);
Duration: 00:01:03
Popularity (downloads): 1066
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath, 1906 (1906)
Chilling post-earthquake footage, shot in the Western Addition and on Market Street in San Francisco. The first sequence (Western Addition) shows a great deal of evocative neighborhood detail almost one...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906;San Francisco: Disasters;San Francisco: Scenics, Historical;
Duration: 00:07:43
Popularity (downloads): 408
 

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