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Cattle driven to slaughter (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: 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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Cattle trade--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1630
Armour's electric trolley (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railroads; Industrial--Illinois--Chicago; Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Armour and Company; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 1635
Sheep run, Chicago stockyards (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: 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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sheep--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 864
Cattle leaving the corral (1898)
The single camera shows a fenced area, a large gate, two men on the fencepost above the gate, and a large herd of cattle behind the gate. The gate is...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Handling; Cattle herding; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 463
Driving cattle to pasture (1904)
The camera was placed to get the best view of the many cattle being driven toward grazing land. Edision Foundation records (envelope 135): "photographed by A. C. Abadie, May 9,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle drives--Oklahoma; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:09
Popularity (downloads): 489
Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) (1955)
A young boy travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroads;Tourism;U.S.: West;
Duration: 00:10:09
Popularity (downloads): 303
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
Behind the Bright Lights (1935)
How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Electricity;Chicago;
Duration: 00:07:09
Popularity (downloads): 268
Chicago-Michigan football game (1903)
Excerpts of a 1903 football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Includes views of the uniformed players, the spectators in the stadium and surrounding stands,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Football; College sports; University of Chicago--Football; University of Michigan--Football; Sports (Nonfiction)--Short;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 1023
Amateur film: Chicago World's Fair (1933)
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933;New York City;
Duration: 00:12:48
Popularity (downloads): 6428

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