• Charles E. Hughes speaking during campaign, Duquesne, Pa., 1916 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Charles Evans Hughes, William H. Coleman. Duration: 0:27 at 18 fps. Presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes campaigns in Pittsburgh vicinity on Sept. 27, 1916. Hughes was on a strenuous tour in an attempt to knit together various Republican factions. In Pittsburgh area he was joined by Republican notables, some of whom had been at odds with him: Senator Boies Penrose, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug1901; H7640. Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head, and she, in attempting to regain it, becomes overbalanced and falls over the stone-wall, landing on her bustle. Upon striking she immediately rebounds, disappearing from view. Alighting, she again rebounds and then lands safely beside her badly frightened ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Nov1901; H10605. Duration: 3:24 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter. Location: Studio, New York City; Auburn, New York. The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard interior of the prison and some of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Sioux ghost dance /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 20 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: A very interesting subject, full of action and true to life. From Edison films catalog: One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the dancers being genuine Sioux Indians, in full war paint and war costumes. 40 feet. 7.50. According to Edison ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Cake walk

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11May1903; H31674. Copyright information taken from K.R. Niver, Early motion pictures; not ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Probable producer, distributor, and distribution date from phone call to W. Jenney at the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 8/25/97. Duration: 2:19 (part 1) and 3:50 (part 2) at 22 fps. Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Band drill /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From "Milk White Flag." Marching band with leader at the head. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film featured the cast of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New York, at GOP Convention, 1916, Chicago, Ill. /

    Copyright: no reg. Segment of Pathe News no. 46 released June 7, 1916. Appearing: Mrs. Olive H. Whitman, Governor Charles S. Whitman, Francis Hendricks, George W. Perkins, Chauncey M. Depew. Duration: 1:30 at 18 fps. Ref print is longer than dupe neg and arch pos due to longer printing of interior titles. DLC Scenes from the 16th Republican National Convention held in Chicago, June ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Hadj Cheriff /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Hadji L. Cheriff. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 179351. DLC Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 137. Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection. 1 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney /

    Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 1Feb16; MP517. Story, Tom E. Powers. Duration: 1:21 at 22 fps. An animated cartoon about Mr. Nobody Holme, who warms up his sluggish automobile with the assistance of a stick of dynamite. Summary from M/B/RS preliminary catalog card. Based on Tom Powers' newspaper comics. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Colored troops disembarking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31436. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: The steamer "Mascotte" has reached her dock at Port Tampa, and the 2d Battalion of Colored Infantry is going ashore. Tide is very high, and the gang plank is extra steep; and it is laughable to see the extreme caution displayed by the soldiers clambering down. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7499. Duration: 0:21 at 20 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The Edison company distributed this film and the film "Esquimaux Game of Leap-frog" as one film, entitled "Scene in the Esquimaux Village." The film, photographed from a single camera position, shows a large tent of animal skins in front of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Opening, Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28May1901; H4637. Duration: 1:48 at 15 fps. Photographed May 20, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. A group of dignitaries from various countries was photographed from a single camera position participating in a parade marking the opening of the Pan-American Exposition. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: OPENING OF THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION ON MAY 20th, 1901. Ungehofft [code for telegraphic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Mr. Jack in the dressing room

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 29Mar1904; H44028. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. Film sequence does not follow order of actual events; second sequence, children at the grave, is unverified. Appearing: Samuel Abbott, Henry Cabot Lodge, Henry J. Allen, William Boyce Thompson, Henry D. Lindsley, William Loeb Jr., William Gibbs McAdoo. On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Dancing boxing match, Montgomery and Stone

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. | 1 reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 roll (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: The Winthrop Moving ...

    • Contributor: [Winthrop Moving Picture Co.]
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: (1:54) at 17 fps. RMA lists date in title as 1917. Appearing: Edith Wilson, Sallie Bolling White, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Eleanor McAdoo, Emile Cartier, Geraldine Farrar, William Gibbs McAdoo, Leo S. Rowe. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Uncle Josh in a spooky hotel /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6367. Duration: 1:16 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The landlord enters with his rural guest. After examining the bed and other things in the room, Josh takes a seat beside the landlord, who tells him that there is a rumor that a ghost appears in that room every night at 12 o'clock. The ghost then appears mysteriously ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 4:44 (part 1), 4:06 (part 2), and 4:21 (part 3) at 16 fps. May be an American Mutoscope and Biograph Company production. Film sequence does not follow order of actual events. Film is dark and slightly out of frame. DLC Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Princess Rajah dance

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 3June1904; H46819. Original main title lacking. Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • The extra turn

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 roll ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • TR reviewing and speaking to 13th Regiment at Sagamore Hill, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Date in title unverified. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:50 at 18 fps. TR speaks to several unidentified people, including a man who looks like TR, on the porch at Sagamore Hill. There are two views of TR addressing soldiers assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill: the first segment shows TR's back as he speaks; the second is a long ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Trained cavalry horses /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38235. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC From Edison films catalog: Shows the wonderful intelligence of these Troop F, 6th U.S. Cavalry, horses. At a command they lie down promptly, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Pillow fight /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24May1897; 31242. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.M. Prescott catalog: A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, engaged in an animated pillow fight. During the action the pillows become torn, and the feathers fly over their heads and about the room in great numbers, producing with the white dresses ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • General Lee's procession, Havana /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Jan1899; 7259. Duration: 1:24 at 22 fps. From Edison films catalog: A magnificent view of the Prado, from the balcony of the United States Club. The procession is headed by a troop of horsemen. Prominent among them is General Lee. Then come the soldiers, file after file and company after company; filling the broad avenue from curb to curb and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899