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Videos for Category Videoblogging or Autobiographical (173)

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

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

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Added 5 months ago | 00:02:56 | 564 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 ...

Edison - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

Edison - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

Library of Congress

Added 6 months ago | 00:01:14 | 658 views

From Edison films catalog Scene shows interior of shoestore Young lady and chaperone enter While a fresh young clerk is trying a pair of highheeled slippers on the young lady the chaperone seats herself and gets interested in a paper The...

Time lapse of my side yard, Feb. 2nd, 2015

Time lapse of my side yard, Feb. 2n...

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Added 6 months ago | 00:00:10 | 609 views

The weather service indcates we added 11 or 12 inches during this storm. One second of video equals about 90 minutes real time. Shot in Melrose, MA on Feb. 2, 2015. (rsikkema@mit.edu). Try it full screen...

The City (1939)

The City (1939)

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Added 6 months ago | 00:32:06 | 1593 views

Contents A plea for community planning which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with 1 the serenity of life in an eighteenthcentury New England village and 2 the architects and engineers concept ...

Parade of Krewe of Rex, New Orleans, February 25, 1941

Parade of Krewe of Rex, New Orleans...

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Added 7 months ago | 00:09:31 | 1075 views

New Orleans festivities as they looked just before World War II. From the Prelinger Archives at archive.org

Roadrunners (CA 1952)

Roadrunners (CA 1952)

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Added 7 months ago | 00:13:15 | 582 views

Outlaw hotrodders become lawabiding gearheads after a community organizes supervised racing clubs and timing associations

Catching an early train - Edison 1901

Catching an early train - Edison 1901

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Added 7 months ago | 00:00:38 | 797 views

From Edison films catalog Surburbanite sic is seen in bed chamber discovers he has overslept himself jumps out of bed shirt trousers shoes collar tie coat vest hat cane cigar and satchel arise from the floor and adjust themselves to him ...

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - Edison films 1900

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - E...

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:18 | 771 views

From Edison films catalog Taken on board the US torpedo boat Morris It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over...

The clown and the alchemist - Edison films 1900

The clown and the alchemist - Ediso...

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:21 | 853 views

From Edison films catalog Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful this picture somewhat reverses the order of things The clown plays some wonderful pranks on the old professor He appears and disappear...

Champs Elysees - Edison films 1900

Champs Elysees - Edison films 1900

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:21 | 648 views

From Edison films catalog Near the main entrance Hundreds of carriages and characteristic Parisian buses are passing 75 feet 1125

Champs de Mars - Edison films 1900

Champs de Mars - Edison films 1900

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:22 | 694 views

From Edison films catalog Shows all the prominent buildings on this thoroughfare ending with a close view of the base of the Eiffel Tower with the Trocadero Palace in the background 135 feet 2025

Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y. / Edison 1903 (now called Roosevelt's Island)

Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y...

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Added 8 months ago | 00:02:26 | 803 views

This film was photographed from a boat heading south along the eastern shore of Blackwells Island known today as Roosevelt Island The island lies in the East River between Manhattan which can be seen in the background and Long Island Ci...