↓ Refine your search

Results: 1-25 of 41

  • Observation train following parade /

    From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars to get a view of the [Sampson homecoming naval] parade. They saw the vessels go up and then waited for their ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb /

    From Edison films catalog: Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest. 50 feet. $7.50

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    From Edison films catalog: A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown ...

    • Contributor: Coghlan, Joseph Bullock - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 25 feet. This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground, and then turning and walking toward the camera. The negative is very fine photographically, and the portraiture unexcelled.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Joseph - Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 71st Regiment, Camp Wyckoff /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 55 feet. Of the thousand and more men who left New York for the Cuban Campaign, scarcely three hundred were able to shoulder their rifles to march before the Biograph camera at Camp Wikoff. The picture shows many of the companies reduced to seven or eight men, and the whole regiment, rank and file is in a sad condition. ...

    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Catalog Record

    The life of a city early films of New York, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Derived from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress, presents forty-five films of New York that were made during the period from 1898 to 1906 by the Edison Company and the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Features selected bibliographies on New York and early motion pictures. Includes historical information about turn-of-the-century New York City and the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • President Roosevelt and the Rough Riders /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 29 feet. This picture shows Col. Roosevelt, accompanied by Lieut. Greenway and other prominent officers of the Rough Riders, galloping up to his headquarters, where he dismounts and walks into his tent. This view was taken in the camp with the Rough Riders, and is an excellent picture of Col. Roosevelt in the environment he loves so well.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Greenway, John Campbell - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Parade of marines, U.S. cruiser "Brooklyn" /

    From Edison films catalog: First comes the famous Marine Band of the "Brooklyn," with the mascot goat alongside the bass drum. The 300 marines follow in rapid marching order, a sixteen file front in each company. 150 feet. $22.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • The fleet steaming up North River /

    From Edison films catalog: Shows the "Brooklyn," flying Schley's twin-starred blue flag. Every detail brought out with wonderful clearness. Excursion craft in the distance. Bow of the "Indiana" appears toward end of film. 150 feet. $22.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • McKinley and party /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense distances of Camp Wikoff with its multitude of tents in the background. The President, with Vice-President Hobart and Secretary of ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus) - Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander) - Wheeler, Joseph - Astor, John Jacob - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

    Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo, ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Woodrow - Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt - Wilson, Margaret Woodrow - McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson - McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - Rowe, L. S. (Leo Stanton) - White, Sallie Bolling - Cartier, Emile - Farrar, Geraldine - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Funeral of Hiram Cronk /

    The film shows a city thoroughfare lined with crowds of people watching a military parade. The first group to come into view is a marching band [Frame: 0120], then a large formation of soldiers in the uniform of Rough Riders [0720]. Following them is a hearse drawn by four black horses, escorted by veterans of the Civil War [2742], and horse-drawn open carriages. The ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade /

    One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog no. 94, under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day ...

    • Contributor: Dewey, George - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Catalog Record

    The life of a city--early films of New York from the Paper Print Collection, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Compilation of 45 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Close view of the "Brooklyn," naval parade /

    From Edison films catalog: Schley's flagship at close range, showing shot hole in the middle of funnel, near deck. She flies a frayed and tattered battle flag. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Catalog Record

    Fires in the mirror / Catalog Record Only

    PA625-588 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Hipster Entertainment, Inc.; music, words, performance: Hipster Entertainment, Inc., employer for hire of Joseph Jarman, Tony Mangurian and Richard Einhorn. Prev: Teleplay by Anna Devare [sic] Smith prev. reg. 1993. NM: music and all other cinematographic material. DCR 1993; PUB 28Apr93; REG 4May93; PA625-588. Anna Deavere Smith. Viewing copy, 3/4 in. was taped off-air from WETA on 4/28/93. Number ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Catalog Record

    Investigative reports. Modern mobs / Catalog Record Only

    This report details the many factors that have contributed to the decline of the old guard of organized crime, and profiles the new gangs that are filling the void. Extraordinary interviews with key players open a rare window into this dark world: "Tarzan" tells how he brokered a deal to deliver a Russian submarine to the Cali drug cartel; and Jim Moody, the head ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • Catalog Record

    Landmarks of faith. America's first synagogues / Catalog Record Only

    Focuses on two of the earliest synagogues in America and their founders: Congregation Shearith Israel ("A Remnant of Israel"), founded in 1654 in New Amsterdam, and Touro Synagogue, built in 1763 in Newport, Rhode Island.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Catalog Record

    Right beside the river / Catalog Record Only

    "The Pittsburgh area is blessed with many rivers, and because each river has two banks, you could say we're double blessed with interesting, historic and surprising things right beside our rivers. In this lively and amusing documentary, producer Rick Sebak and his team travel from Moundsville, West Virginia (home of the Grave Creek Mound and the Official Marx Toy Museum) to Vandergrift, Pennsylvania (with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Pittsburgh's rivers & bridges / Catalog Record Only

    The Mon, the Al & the O: "Zany documentary looks at the dams, the locks, the history," and stories about Pittsburgh's three rivers: the Monongahela, the Allegheny, and the Ohio -- Flying off the bridge to nowhere!: "From the old Smithfield Street Bridge to the new Veterans Bridge over the Ohio between Wheeling and Steubenville, these structures have challenged and delighted generations of engineers"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    The big house. Alcatraz, Sing Sing / Catalog Record Only

    The men who served time in the Alcatraz and Sing Sing speak out in this fascinating look at America's most notorious prisons. Interviews from former inmates, guards, wardens and other insiders offer an unvarnished look at what life is like behind bars, while journalists and historians detail the stories that have become part of prison lore, including the "Escape from Alcatraz."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • Catalog Record

    La terra promessa / Catalog Record Only

    " ... the story of the Italian immigrant's [sic] journey from the old country to the many communities of Western New York"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    The American experience. The world that Moses built / Catalog Record Only

    Profiles the career of Robert Moses, one of the leading urban planners and creator of public works in the United States. As city parks commissioner in New York city, he presided over massive urban renewal projects, but these projects destroyed many old, ethnic neighborhoods, forcing their residents to relocate to new homes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
  • Catalog Record

    Admiral Dewey parade, 1899 [2] Catalog Record Only

    Crowds line street to watch the land parade on Sept. 30, 1899, last in a series of special events and ceremonies organized by the City of New York to honor Admiral George Dewey. Film consists of views of numerous carriages carrying naval officers and dignitaries. At ca. 17-18 ft. the hatless naval officer in a carriage is probably Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899