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Princeton and Yale football game (1903)
The camera was moved to many positions throughout the stadium, which contained an estimated 50,000 spectators. The opening scene was a complete pan around the locale, showing the crowd assembled...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Football; College sports; Actuality--Shorts; Sports (Nonfiction)--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:47
Popularity (downloads): 893
Clerks tying up for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows two postal employees as they tie into bundles stacks of letters they have just removed from a destination "case."

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:44
Popularity (downloads): 343
Noon hour, Hope Webbing Co. (1903)
The single-camera position shows the employees of a manufacturing company as they pass by during the noon hour.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:10
Popularity (downloads): 431
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
Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of letters from the aperatures in the "case" or cabinet and tying them into bundles. They then throw the tied...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 375
Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ramp, where two men are unloading the contents of the wagon into a delivery chute.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Delivery of goods; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 375
Opening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition (1904)
The principal buildings surrounding the square at the St. Louis Exposition are shown in a nearly 360-degree pan. The last portion of the film was photographed over the heads of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:34
Popularity (downloads): 448
Calf branding (1898)
The cameraman placed his camera near a fire where some branding irons were being heated. As the film begins, three men can be seen going through the various operations of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Marking; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:30
Popularity (downloads): 686
Parke Davis' employees (1903)
Photographed from a single-camera position, this film encompasses a scene of a large number of people either walking or riding bicycles as they leave what appears to be a factory....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Employees; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:44
Popularity (downloads): 411
Asia in America, St. Louis exposition (1904)
The film begins with a wide shot of an area crowded with people, some riding elephants, others marching in procession in front of a structure with the sign "Asia" on...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Processions; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:52
Popularity (downloads): 513

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