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Swimming pool, Palm Beach (1905)
The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a swimming pool with a white building on the far side. Several persons in bathing suits dive into the water from a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Swimming; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:09
Popularity (downloads): 666
 
Kanakas diving for money, no. 2 (1898)
Several native boys swimming in what appears to be a harbor area can be seen in the foreground. In the background several seagoing ships are loading and unloading cargo. During...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Swimming; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:31
Popularity (downloads): 591
 
Beginning to Date (1953)
An insecure young teen boy who has just reached dating age learns how to plan and enjoy a date (with a girl at least one foot taller than him). With...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Social guidance: Etiquette;Teenagers;
Duration: 00:11:20
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
Women of the ghetto bathing (1902)
The subject is a group of women bathing in a public swimming pool. The camera was placed on the edge of the pool and the full extent of the film...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:55
Popularity (downloads): 1448
 
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
 
Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island (1903)
The camera was positioned to view the shoot-the-chutes concession from the best location. A special added attraction for the entertainment of the spectators is a man in a swimming suit...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Amusement parks--New York (N.Y.)--Coney Island; Coney Island (New York, N.Y.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:32
Popularity (downloads): 756
 
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
 
Lake Powell, segment 05 of 11 (1997)
The Lake Powell area is now Glen Canyon National Recreation Area administered by the National Park Service

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Construction;Dam
Duration: 00:03:13
Popularity (downloads): 490
 
Bathing at Atlantic City (1901)
The film shows the bathing beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. The camera position was from a tower or some platform high over the heads of the people on the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Bathing beaches--New Jersey--Atlantic City; Atlantic City (N.J.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:05
Popularity (downloads): 829
 
Exotic Terrane, segment 07 of 12 (1992)
Fossil discoveries in the Wallowa Mountains hinted that the Blue Mountains Island Arc was once an entire ocean away

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:03:06
Popularity (downloads): 479
 

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