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Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk (1904)
Crowds of people in their Easter finery parade on the boardwalk near Green's Hotel, and near a pier in Atlantic City. Some people ride in stroller chairs, one man pushes...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Easter; Parades--Atlantic City (N.J.); Holidays; Documentary films; Silent films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:13
Popularity (downloads): 1161
 
End of school day at coeducational school (1914)
A factual film in which exuberant boys and girls, apparently high school students, walk through the arches of a school building and down the steps. Most of the boys wear...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: High schools students; Silent films; Short films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:23
Popularity (downloads): 1410
 
Lancaster, Pa., high school (2019)
Shows boys and girls going out the door and down the steps of a high school building in Lancaster, Pa. The boys come out first, led by a man, probably...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: High schools; High school students; Lancaster (Pa.); Documentary films; Silent films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:56
Popularity (downloads): 986
 
Making Films That Teach (1954)
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education;
Duration: 00:18:01
Popularity (downloads): 142
 
Laura Comstock's bag-punching dog (1901)
Opens with the head and shoulders of a woman in full dress and hat and the front paws and head of a boxer visible behind a sign that reads "Miss...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxers (Dogs)--Training--United States; Bag punching--United States; Mannie (Dog)Dog sports--United States; Show dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:31
Popularity (downloads): 895
 
Labor Day parade (1904)
Shows a parade through bunting-draped streets, probably in the town of Leominster, Mass. First, a decorated grandstand bearing the banner "Leominster heartily greets its guests" is seen, and then the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Labor Day; Parades--Massachusetts; Holidays; Fire engines; Parade floats--Massachusetts; Leominster (Mass. )Documentary films; Silent films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:03:13
Popularity (downloads): 916
 
A nymph of the waves (1903)
Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. The woman wears a frilly, perhaps feather-trimmed, white dress with a low-cut bodice, a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Ballet dancing--United States; Dancers--United States; Ballerinas--United States; Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.); Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Trick films; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:24
Popularity (downloads): 2098
 
Unique Contribution, The (Part II) (1959)
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education;
Duration: 00:13:42
Popularity (downloads): 237
 
Unique Contribution, The (Part I) (1959)
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education;
Duration: 00:13:53
Popularity (downloads): 362
 
Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works (1904)
A large bucket is lowered into a pit by male workers using machinery. Molten material from a furnace is poured into the bucket using a slide. The bucket, which has...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Furnaces; Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:20
Popularity (downloads): 573
 

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