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These public domain videos (most created between 1895 and 1915) are downloaded from the Library of Congress in MPEG format.

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Voice of the violin

Voice of the violin

Added 2 years ago | 00:04:02 | 3484 views

Edison video

Edison - The messenger boy's mistake - Library of Congress 1903

Edison - The messenger boy's mistak...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:57 | 2798 views

From Edison films catalog Cholly wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet To find out if the girl really loves him he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to wear this if she does The boy delivers the no...

Edison  A Romance of the Rails - 1903

Edison A Romance of the Rails - 1903

Added over 2 years ago | 00:04:46 | 4136 views

From Edison films catalog A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl dressed in white seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train A young man approa...

Edison - New York City "ghetto" fish market - 1903

Edison - New York City "ghetto" fis...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:02:56 | 3905 views

The view photographed from an elevated camera position looks down on a very crowded New York City street market Rows of pushcarts and street vendors vehicles can be seen The precise location is difficult to ascertain but it is certainly ...

Down the old Potomac / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1917)

Down the old Potomac / Thomas A. Ed...

Added 4 years ago | 00:11:40 | 7451 views

CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1917. SUMMARY Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the ...

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Videoblogging or Autobiographical