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  • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • " 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
  • 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, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
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    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

    The poisoner's handbook / Catalog Record Only

    Tells the story of the dawn of forensic investigation, focusing on a number of cases of death by poisoning as well as accidental death by exposure to deadly chemicals. Examines the pioneering efforts of New York's first medical examiner Charles Norris and his assistant, toxicologist Alexander Gettler.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014
  • Catalog Record

    Biography. Wall street. Catalog Record Only

    A history of Wall Street includes profiles of notable people in the financial world such as Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jim Cramer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Catalog Record

    Ford startime. George Burns in the big time / Catalog Record Only

    Musical variety episode featuring comedians and performers George Burns, Jack Benny, Eddie Cantor, and George Jessel reliving their early days in vaudeville.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1959
  • Catalog Record

    Unseen cinema : early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941 / Catalog Record Only

    This seven-disc collection contains 155 avant-garde films, revealing hitherto unknown accomplishments of American filmmakers working in the United States and abroad from the invention of cinema until World War II. Offers an innovative and often controversial view of experimental film as a product of avant-garde artists, of professional directors and of amateur moviemakers working collectively and as individuals at all levels of film production.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Frederick Law Olmsted / Catalog Record Only

    Frederick Law Olmsted's life is dramatized, including his creation of New York's Central Park and his pioneering vision for other parks.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Solomon Northrup's odyssey / Catalog Record Only

    Solomon Northup kidnapped from Saratoga, New York, into slavery in the mid-nineteenth century spent 12 years experiencing the cruelty of enslavement on various plantations throughout the state of Louisiana.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • Catalog Record

    TR at Camp Mills [1917] Catalog Record Only

    On Sept. 2, 1917 during an informal call at Camp Mills near Garden City, N.Y., TR meets officers and old friends who saw action with him in the Santiago Campaign, Spanish-American War. Opening scene of TR, flanked on his immediate left by Colonel Charles Hine, Regiment Commander of the 165th Infantry, and Lieutenant Colonel Latham R. Reed, former commander of the 165th, and on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917