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All-American news. 1945-09

All-American news. 1945-09

All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, a... More

Brigadier General Harvey Graham of Co. B, 1st Iowa Infantry Regiment and 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment in uniform

Brigadier General Harvey Graham of Co. B, 1st Iowa Infantry Regiment a...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).

Gen. Wm. A. Pile, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Gen. Wm. A. Pile, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Photograph shows Union General William A. Pile, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Title from item. Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).

Brigadier General Adam Badeau of 4th Regular Army Infantry Regiment and Aide-de-Camp U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform

Brigadier General Adam Badeau of 4th Regular Army Infantry Regiment an...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).

Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine, Colonel of the 9th Illinois Infantry Regiment, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, in uniform

Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine, Colonel of the 9th Illinois Infant...

Title devised by Library staff. On negative sleeve: "Brig. Gen. Eleazer A. Paine, USA, born in Ohio, 1815, Col. 9th Ill. Inf., personal friend of Pres. Lincoln." Forms part of Civil War glass negative collectio... More

Major General William Henry Chase Whiting of 1st Confederate States Engineers Regiment and General and Staff Confederate States Infantry Regiment in uniform

Major General William Henry Chase Whiting of 1st Confederate States En...

Title devised by Library staff. Film copy negative: LC-B8171-3241X. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).

Andrew Carnegie, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Andrew Carnegie, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Photograph shows financier Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter-length portrait, seated, facing front. Title from item. Film copy negative: LC-BH82701-1584. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of... More

[Newark athlete. motion picture

[Newark athlete. motion picture

Experimental film made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film. Film reoriented by Gordon Hendricks. Camera, W.K.L. Dickson and William... More

Band drill / motion picture

Band drill / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From "Milk White Flag." Marching band with leader at the head. Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad.... More

Sandow / - vaudeville film motion picture

Sandow / - vaudeville film motion picture

10777 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777. Performer: Eugen Sandow. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps. Accordin... More

Labor Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Labor Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in the vicinity of Kernan's Lyceum theater and unfinished post office building. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Li... More

Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 /

Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 /

"Considered to be the first motion picture given legal status by copyright acceptance. The forty-five frames it contains were sent in for copyright as a still picture. The action consists of a man, Fred Ott, sn... More

Robetta and Doretto, no. 2

Robetta and Doretto, no. 2

"The pursuit of Hop Lee by an irate policeman"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue. Copyright: no reg. Performers: Phil Doretto, Robetta. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. Filmed around November 26, 1894... More

Glenroy Bros. motion picture

Glenroy Bros. motion picture

From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00. Copyright: no reg. Performers: Glenroy Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. MAVIS 180327. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Ed... More

Luis Martinetti / - vaudeville film

Luis Martinetti / - vaudeville film

"Gymnast and contortionist, performing on flying rings"--Raff & Gammon price list. Copyright: no reg. Performer: Luis Martinetti of the Martinetti Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:16 at 30 fps. Film... More

Bucking broncho / motion picture

Bucking broncho / motion picture

From Raff & Gammon price list: An out-of-door scene. The men and horse of this subject are from "Buffalo Bill's Wild West." 15.00. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A cowboy riding an unruly "bronco." From Ediso... More

Caicedo (with pole) / - vaudeville film

Caicedo (with pole) / - vaudeville film

"King of the slack wire. His daring feats of balancing as he performs his thrilling feats in midair show that he is perfectly at home. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog, no. 94. Copyright: no reg. Performer: Juan ... More

The boxing cats (Prof. Welton's) /

The boxing cats (Prof. Welton's) /

Professor Welton presents an amusing fight between two trained cats wearing boxing gloves. Copyright: no reg. Featuring: Henry Welton. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:20 at 27 fps. Additional holdings for th... More

Hadj Cheriff / motion picture

Hadj Cheriff / motion picture

Copyright: no reg. Performer: Hadji L. Cheriff. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 179351. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Available also through the Library of Congr... More

Carmencita / motion picture

Carmencita / motion picture

Copyright: no reg. Performer: Carmencita. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Spanish dancer Carmencita was the first woman to appear in front of an Ed... More

Imperial Japanese dance / - vaudeville film

Imperial Japanese dance / - vaudeville film

"A charming representation of The Mikado dance by three beautiful Japanese ladies in full costume. Very effective when colored. 45 feet"--Edison films catalog. Copyright: no reg. Performers: Sarashe Sisters. Ca... More

Buffalo dance / coat of arms

Buffalo dance / coat of arms

Three Sioux Indians in full regalia perform a "buffalo dance", while two others use drums to supply a rhythm. The three dancers move around in a circle as they perform the various actions that are part of the d... More

The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Representing the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots. A realistic reproduction of an historic scene. Copyright: no reg. Robert Thomae (Mary). Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:15... More

Princess Ali / - vaudeville film

Princess Ali / - vaudeville film

Princess Ali, of Barnum and Bailey's Circus, is filmed performing an Egyptian dance. As she dances, some musicians perform in the background to provide accompaniment. Copyright: no reg. Performer: Princess Ali.... More

[Dickson experimental sound film] /

[Dickson experimental sound film] /

Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph -- but apparently never distributed. This LC copy is silent. Features two men dancing to a violinist. Sho... More

Feeding the doves / motion picture

Feeding the doves / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: A farm yard picture, showing a young girl and her baby sister scattering grain to the doves and chickens. The fluttering birds and excited fowls give an abundance of action to ... More

Interrupted lovers / motion picture

Interrupted lovers / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Another instance where "the course of true love never runs smooth." From Edison films catalog: The watchful father disturbs a dream of bliss, and the bucolic lover is taught a l... More

May Irwin kiss / motion picture

May Irwin kiss / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: An osculatory performance by May Irwin and John Rice. The most popular subject ever shown. From Edison films catalog: By May Irwin and John Rice. They get ready to kiss, begin t... More

A morning alarm / motion picture

A morning alarm / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the pranci... More

Sandow motion picture

Sandow motion picture

Strong-man Eugene (Eugen) Sandow poses in a long shot on a bare stage against a black background, wearing only tight trunks and laced sandals. He begins with his arms folded against his chest, looking off scree... More

Herald Square / motion picture

Herald Square / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Showing "Herald" building, street and elevated railroad. Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:11 at 24 fps. MAVIS 214311. Filmed May 11, 1896, in New York City.... More

Passaic Falls / motion picture

Passaic Falls / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A beautiful picture of the falls of the Passaic River, near Paterson, N.J. Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 183875. Filmed ca. July 1896... More

American falls from above, American side /

American falls from above, American side /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows glittering ice background and a group of photographers preparing to take pictures. 67877 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Dec1896; 67877. Camera, Willi... More

Madison Square, New York

Madison Square, New York

"Madison Square, New York is shown just after the turn of the century. There is normal traffic consisting of streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles"--Early motion pictures. H33285 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: ... More

Shooting the chutes / motion picture

Shooting the chutes / motion picture

"A lively scene on the famous water chutes at Coney Island"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue. Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:23 at 30 fps. Filmed June 18-23, 1896, at Bergen Beach, Coney Islan... More

The burning stable / motion picture

The burning stable / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Shows a barn actually in flames, from which four horses and a burning wagon are rescued by firemen and stable hands. The scene is exciting, full of action from beginning to end... More

A morning bath / motion picture

A morning bath / motion picture

An African American mother is shown giving her struggling child a bath. She thrusts him, kicking and struggling, into a tub of foaming suds. 60142 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31Oct1896; 6... More

Amy Muller / motion picture

Amy Muller / motion picture

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A beautiful fantastic toe dance. A good subject colored. Copyright: no reg. Performer: Amy Muller. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. MAVIS 180344; Amy Muller. Fil... More

Fishing smacks / motion picture

Fishing smacks / motion picture

Taken at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. From a single camera position, several small fishing vessels can be seen tied to the Wharf. Several men unload fis... More

Crissie Sheridan - vaudeville film

Crissie Sheridan - vaudeville film

A woman in a white gown performs a skirt dance, using her arms to produce circles and other patterns within the folds of her costume. Her legs and feet appear to be bare. 60590 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: ... More

Surf at Monterey / motion picture

Surf at Monterey / motion picture

"The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into the air. Exceptionally fine water effects. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog, no. 105. "Southern Pacific Company Series: The Southern P... More

Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

"Shows a part of the enormous crowd and the start and finish of the free-for-all pacing race, in which the fastest harness horse in the world, John R. Gentry (2:00-1/2), the coming Star Pointer and Frank Agan c... More

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

"Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder... More

First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /

First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /

"Taken during the Klondike excitement. The streets are crowded with miners buying outfits and supplies. Mule trains, trolley cars and hurrying pedestrians give life and bustle to the scene. 50 feet."--Edison fi... More

Lurline Baths / motion picture

Lurline Baths / motion picture

"A large indoor swimming pool can be seen. The camera was directed toward a slide from which people can be seen entering the pool in rapid succession"--Early motion pictures. "At San Francisco. The main feature... More

Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

"The world famous hotel, with crowded piazzas, which forms the background, is one of the best in the State of Califonia and is the principal stop for tourists en route to the famous Lick Observatory. The pictur... More

Dancing darkey boy motion picture

Dancing darkey boy motion picture

In this outside scene, a small African American boy--dressed in a cap, leggings, and suit with short pants--dances on a table or other flat, raised surface. Surrounding and encouraging him with hand claps is a ... More

Launch of life boat /

Launch of life boat /

"Pacific Coast Life Saving Service series: These subjects are illustrative of the work performed by the Life Saving Corps of the United States Government, and show the methods in vogue at one of the most import... More

[Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified works].

[Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified work...

Police are seen mounting a horse-drawn police wagon. Copyright: unknown. Previously misidentified as the 1897 Edison film, Police patrol wagon. However, footage does not match Maguire & Baucus summary or photo ... More

Waterfall in the Catskills /

Waterfall in the Catskills /

"Beautiful water effects at Haines' Falls, a most picturesque and charming mountain cataract. The wild and rugged surroundings are very impressive. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 43413 U.S. Copyright Office Co... More

S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /

S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /

From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel away from the dock and slowly turning. The vessel is seen to good advantage, the four masts, smokestack and hull being faithfully reproduced. Clouds of smoke pour o... More

Sutro Baths / motion picture

Sutro Baths / motion picture

"Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with much amusement; also a toboggan slide. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "A large indoor swimming pool is shown, as well as... More

Cattle driven to slaughter /

Cattle driven to slaughter /

"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 hour of the day"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue. Part of the Erie Rai... More

Single harness horses

Single harness horses

"Shows ten horses hitched to fashionable carts driven past the judges and grandstand to show their style, action and high-stepping movements. Among the drivers, Charles F. (Fatty ) Bates, the noted whip, shows ... More

Launch of surf boat

Launch of surf boat

"The crew of seven dressed in cork jackets, push the boat through the surf; they clamber in and row out to the wreck. 50 ft."--Edison films catalog. "Pacific Coast Life Saving Service series: These subjects are... More

Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6 /

Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6 /

"This was the first ship sailing for the Klondike from Seattle during the gold rush of 1897. The picture shows the excitement and enthusiasm that attended the great Klondike exodus. Crowds of anxious gold seeke... More

Pillow fight / motion picture

Pillow fight / motion picture

"A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, engaged in an animated pillow fight. During the action the pillows become torn, and the feathers fly over their heads... More

Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

"Here is a twelve car train dashing along at a high rate of speed. It is seen first in the distance and approaches and passes by the camera. As it takes less than 30 seconds to show this 50 foot strip on a Proj... More

The sea lions' home

The sea lions' home

"The famous Seal Rocks at Golden Gate Park are here shown. Sea lions in their wild state are lying on the rocks and swimming and diving in the water. 50 ft."--Edison films catalog. "Pacific Coast Life Saving Se... More

Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, Cal. /

Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, Cal. /

"The background of this picture is the Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, Cal. This observatory, the gift of James Lick, of Pennsylvania, was constructed at a cost of $700,000, being equipped with one of the mos... More

Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

"The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad come... More

Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

"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 are clad in black trunks, making fine contrast with the flesh ti... More

Stanford University, California / motion picture

Stanford University, California / motion picture

"Taken at the above University, noted the world over, being the personal gift of the late Senator Leland Stanford. The view shows an immense arch in the background through which are seen coming groups of studen... More

Leander Sisters / - vaudeville film

Leander Sisters / - vaudeville film

The Leander Sisters perform a clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Stage is in the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal., and the audience is composed largely of bathers. One sister appears to be dr... More

Hotel Del Monte / motion picture

Hotel Del Monte / motion picture

"Shows a party of tourists at this famous resort; located in Monterey, Cal., on the Southern Pacific Railroad. The magnificence of its surroundings is clearly shown. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "Southern Pa... More

The first sleigh-ride /

The first sleigh-ride /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two enthusiastic horsemen indulging in a "brush" with their respective horses and cutters. 3846 U.S. Copyrigh... More

Bowery waltz / motion picture

Bowery waltz / motion picture

"Shows James T. Kelly and Dorothy Kent, of Waite's Comedy Company, in the famous Bowery dance. The dancers are dressed in costumes characteristic to the surroundings, and the dance as shown is an exact reproduc... More

Charity ball motion picture

Charity ball motion picture

A man in formal dinner clothes and a woman in a white ruffled dress with a flower corsage and white shoes execute various dance steps designed as exhibition dancing. The set is bare, without backdrops or props.... More

Admiral cigarette / motion picture

Admiral cigarette / motion picture

In front of a large backdrop with the words "Admiral Cigarette" are four people in costume: Uncle Sam, a clergyman, an Indian, and a businessman. To their left is a very large Admiral Cigarette box, that breaks... More

Giant coal dumper / motion picture

Giant coal dumper / motion picture

"Erie Railroad Series: The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the cou... More

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

Sound: This moving image content is silent, and was created without sound or a soundtrack. Summary: Filmed record of 1897 title match between James J. Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons in Carson City, Nevada on St. P... More

Sheep run, Chicago stockyards /

Sheep run, Chicago stockyards /

"A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened by the surroundings and confusion, move very fast"--Maguire & Baucus catal... More

S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

"Shows the steamer backing out from the docks of the Northern Pacific R.R. Co. at Seattle Wash., with its immense load of passengers waving adieux to relatives and friends"--F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalog. 60556 U.... More

Seminary girls / motion picture

Seminary girls / motion picture

"A number of young ladies, in their night robes, are having a frolic, and are interrupted by a teacher. One girl makes herself very conspicuous by crawling under a bed. 50 foot strip"--Edison films catalog. 248... More

Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

"The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 43414 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43414. ... More

Coptic S.S. "Coptic" sailing away /, Egypt

Coptic S.S. "Coptic" sailing away /, Egypt

From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel after she has been fully turned and on her way across the Pacific. The boat shows large and clear with smoke coming from the stack. In the foreground is a constantl... More

Capsize of lifeboat / motion picture

Capsize of lifeboat / motion picture

"Daily practise [sic] of life boat crew, showing boat being upset purposely by the men. As these boats are self-righting and self-bailing, the scene is particularly interesting. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. ... More

Fisherman's Wharf / motion picture

Fisherman's Wharf / motion picture

"Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of which lend action to the view. The figures are clear ... More

Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

"The wharf is crowded with live stock, and the huge derrick slowly drops the large box or sling into the bunch. Into this cradle a horse is led, and is slowly hoisted and swung over to the deck of the steamer. ... More

Buffalo stockyards / motion picture

Buffalo stockyards / motion picture

"A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into the yards, where they are sold and distributed"--Edison films catalog. 43408 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July189... More

Fisherman's luck / motion picture

Fisherman's luck / motion picture

"Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls in a length of stovepipe. The other is so astonished that he falls overboard. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 52618 U.S. Copyright O... More

Cupid and Psyche / - vaudeville film

Cupid and Psyche / - vaudeville film

"An original dance by the Leander Sisters, performed at the Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Cal. One is dressed as Cupid, with the accompanying wings, bow and arrow; the other represents Psyche. The dance is full o... More

Corner Madison and State Streets, Chicago /

Corner Madison and State Streets, Chicago /

"The busiest corner in Chicago. Cable cars and street traffic of all descriptions. Hundreds of shoppers. Fine perspective view looking north toward the Masonic Temple. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "Erie Rail... More

Duel scene, "By right of sword"

Duel scene, "By right of sword"

Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a lake surrounded by forest. A bearded man wrapped in a dark cloak and wearing a dark fur shako--apparently the novel's character of Major Devinsky--stands stage left... More

Arnold Genthe - Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

Arnold Genthe - Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise date of this film and the arrest charge are uncertain. It is possible that the arrest was co... More

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... More

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

"This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground... More

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

"Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life. Soap and towels too. Every man jack of them looks as if he were ... More

Observation train following parade /

Observation train following parade /

"There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars ... More

McKinley and party / motion picture

McKinley and party / motion picture

"This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense ... More

Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

Shooting captured insurgents / motion picture

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46696 U.S. Copyright O... More

After launching / motion picture

After launching / motion picture

"Taken near the Union Works, San Francisco, Cal., immediately after the launching of the Japanese Man-of-war "Chitose." The scene opens with the pleasure yacht "Unadilla" passing in the immediate foreground, he... More

Freight train / motion picture

Freight train / motion picture

"The long train is just coming out of the tunnel. An engine and a header, nineteen freight cars, a caboose and a pusher engine creep slowly round the curve and up the steep grade. Fine smoke effects. Magnificen... More

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and ... More

U.S. battleship "Oregon" / motion picture

U.S. battleship "Oregon" / motion picture

"This picture of the pride of the United States Navy was made on the occasion of the Peace Jubilee in New York City, and was taken from a tug passing the warship on its way up the North River. The entire crew a... More

Cuban volunteers embarking / motion picture

Cuban volunteers embarking / motion picture

Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway. 38246 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38246. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright and production date; unable... More

Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

Soldiers in Spanish-American War uniforms moving boxes towards a steamship on the dock. 38238 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright... More

Procession of floats / motion picture

Procession of floats / motion picture

"Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen crowds of people, all being very close to the camera. The first float is drawn by four white horses and is at least twenty feet l... More

Parade of Chinese / motion picture

Parade of Chinese / motion picture

"Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. This picture shows a procession of the resident Chinese of San Francisco, carrying banners, flags, etc. They are followed by an immense float drawn by four ... More

Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

"Here is a detail of the 34th Michigan Regiment engaged in road making. Under command of Captain Dodd of Troop E, 3rd Regular Cavalry, they are road making, that the siege guns may go to the front. The chaparra... More

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