Departure of Peary [and the] "Roosevelt" from New York
Departure of Peary [and] Roosevelt from New York
The camera pans to show the schooner "Roosevelt" docked at a covered pier on the Hudson River on Manhattan's west side. Then, from a camera position on board, men in straw hats and fashionably dressed ladies are seen boarding the ship. Next, the famous polar explorer Robert Peary appears on the gangway in a dark jacket, mustache and straw hat [Frame: 4552]. He tips ...
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) - Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
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 . Following them is a hearse drawn by four black horses, escorted by veterans of the Civil War , and horse-drawn open carriages. The ...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)