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A BBC interview with Professor Ruth Perry about Mary Astell

A BBC interview with Professor Ruth...

The Literature Section

Added 15 days ago | 00:04:49 | 185 views

A BBC interview with Professor Ruth Perry about Mary Astell, a pioneering English feminist whose books were published a century before Mary Wollstonecraft. (Excerpt from Chawton House Library Conversations, June 2015 podcast.) Go to comp...

Streetcar Chivalry - Edison Motion Pictures, 1903

Streetcar Chivalry - Edison Motion ...

Library of Congress

Added 2 months ago | 00:01:07 | 407 views

From Edison films catalog Scene shows interior of crowded streetcar A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters All male passengers immediately bury the...

Edison  A Romance of the Rails - 1903

Edison A Romance of the Rails - 1903

Library of Congress

Added 4 months ago | 00:04:46 | 499 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 - The messenger boy's mistake - Library of Congress 1903

Edison - The messenger boy's mistak...

Library of Congress

Added 4 months ago | 00:01:57 | 361 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 - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

Edison - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

Library of Congress

Added 7 months ago | 00:01:14 | 755 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...

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - Edison films 1900

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - E...

Library of Congress

Added 8 months ago | 00:01:18 | 865 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...

Library of Congress

Added 8 months ago | 00:01:21 | 952 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...

The little train robbery (3 of 3)/ Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; producer, Edwin S. Porter

The little train robbery (3 of 3)/ ...

Library of Congress

Added 9 months ago | 00:02:38 | 851 views

From Edison films catalog The opening scene shows the interior of the robbers den The walls are decorated with the portraits of notorious criminals and pictures illustrating the exploits of famous bandits Some of the gang are lounging ab...

The little train robbery (1 of 3)/ Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; producer, Edwin S. Porter.

The little train robbery (1 of 3)/ ...

Library of Congress

Added 9 months ago | 00:04:55 | 1524 views

From Edison films catalog The opening scene shows the interior of the robbers den The walls are decorated with the portraits of notorious criminals and pictures illustrating the exploits of famous bandits Some of the gang are lounging ab...

New York City dumping wharf / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. 1903

New York City dumping wharf / Thoma...

Library of Congress

Added 10 months ago | 00:01:24 | 1225 views

The film shows a wharf where a barge is being loaded with trash from twowheeled horsedrawn wagons The trash is dumped off the edge of the pier onto the barge where men with shovels are spreading the piles of debris The camera pans left t...

(Part 4 of 4) Using Social Explorer census data in ArcMap

(Part 4 of 4) Using Social Explorer...

Social Explorer

Added 11 months ago | 00:02:08 | 1521 views

This tutorial will show you how to join a .csv file that you downloaded from Social Explorer with a census boundary file that you downloaded from Census.gov, using ArcMap. Email gishelp@mit.edu with GIS questions.

(Part 3 of 4) Using Social Explorer census data in ArcMap

(Part 3 of 4) Using Social Explorer...

Social Explorer

Added 11 months ago | 00:01:04 | 1448 views

This tutorial will show you how to edit the .csv file you downloaded from Social Explorer so you can join it with a shapefile in Arcmap. Email gishelp@mit.edu with GIS questions.

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