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Delivering newspapers (1903)
The film shows a group of about fifty preadolescent boys running and crowding around a one-horse paneled newspaper van that pulls up in the foreground of the picture. On the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Paperboys--New York (State)--New York; Newspaper carriers--New York (State)--New York; American newspapers--New York (State)--New York; World (New York, N. Y. : 1860-1931); Commercial vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Boys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:53
Popularity (downloads): 773
 
Around the World in New York (1940)
Views of immigrant and ethnic communities in New York City.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: New York City;Immigration;Chinese Americans;
Duration: 00:13:01
Popularity (downloads): 514
 
Racing at Sheepshead Bay (1897)
From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--New York (State)--New York; Race horses--New York (State)--New York; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--New York; Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.); Jockeys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
Sleighing scene (1898)
A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of horse-drawn sleighs ride by the camera from both directions. Only two pedestrians appear.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sleighing--New York (State)--New York; Sleighs--New York (State)--New York; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York; Pedestrians--New York (State)--New York; Winter--New York (State)--New York; Central Park (New York, N.Y.)Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 758
 
Amateur film: New York World's Fair (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:14:33
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
Amateur film: New York World's Fair (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:14:19
Popularity (downloads): 402
 
Unisphere: Biggest World on Earth, The (1964)
Designing and building the symbol of the 1964 New York World's Fair.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1964;
Duration: 00:13:29
Popularity (downloads): 286
 
Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City (1903)
The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are sorting combustible refuse, mostly paper, and stuffing it into large sacks. In the background a man...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Refuse and refuse disposal--New York (State)--New York; Sanitation workers--New York (State)--New York; Incinerators--New York (State)--New York; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:42
Popularity (downloads): 408
 
Amateur film: Wathen collection: New York World's Fair, 1939-40 (Part II) (1939)
Scenes shot at the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Amateur films;
Duration: 00:13:49
Popularity (downloads): 305
 
Amateur film: Wathen collection: New York World's Fair, 1939-40 (Part I) (1939)
Scenes shot at the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Amateur films;
Duration: 00:14:08
Popularity (downloads): 291
 

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