Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8
    Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Wash. | 1st Avenue, Seattle, Washington | 5th Avenue, Seattle, Wash. | First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8
    From Edison films catalog: Taken during the Klondike excitement. The streets are crowded with miners buying outfits and supplies. Mule trains, trolley cars and hurrying pedestrians give life and bustle to the scene. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6
    Loading baggage for Klondike | Loading baggage, S.S. Queen
    From Edison films catalog: This was the first ship sailing for the Klondike from Seattle during the gold rush of 1897. The picture shows the excitement and enthusiasm that attended the great Klondike exodus. Crowds of anxious gold seekers watch the loading of their outfits, clothing, kits and provisions into the hole of the "Williamette." 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Northern ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9
    Horses loading for the Klondike
    From Edison films catalog: The wharf is crowded with live stock, and the huge derrick slowly drops the large box or sling into the bunch. Into this cradle a horse is led, and is slowly hoisted and swung over to the deck of the steamer. This picture is taken ten minutes before sailing time. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Northern Pacific ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R.
    Fast mail Northern Pacific Railroad | Fast mail, N.P.R.R. | Fast mail, Northern Pacific R.R.
    From Edison films catalog: Here is a twelve car train dashing along at a high rate of speed. It is seen first in the distance and approaches and passes by the camera. As it takes less than 30 seconds to show this 50 foot strip on a Projecting Kinetoscope, an idea may be formed of the speed of this pet train of the Northern ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad comes dashing underneath at full speed, head on to the audience.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Audio Recording
    Hungarian rag sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 11/5/1913. (Venue). With (reverse side): La catrera / National Promenade Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Lenzberg, Julius - New York Military Band
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording
    The raggedy man
    Bumblebee | Impetuous resolve
    Coupling date: 8/1/1914. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation; listed as (a) The Raggedy Man, (b) The Bumblebee, (c) An Impetuous Resolve. With (reverse side): Out to old Aunt Mary's / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Riley, James Whitcomb - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording
    The aba daba honeymoon sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1914; renewed by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan, July 10, 1942. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: baritone and tenor, orchestra accompaniment. Coupling date: 10/26/1914. (Venue). With (reverse side): My croony melody / Billy Murray and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Fields, Arthur - Donovan, Walter - Collins, Arthur - Harlan, Byron G.
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording
    At the ball that's all sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1913/Jerry Vogel Music Co., Inc. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Chorus finale from Hill's musical 'My Friend from Kentucky' (1913), interpolated into the author's 'Darktown Follies' (1914) and into the 'Ziegfeld Follies of 1913.' Coupling date: 6/22/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): At the Yiddish wedding jubilee / Maurice ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Hill, J. Leubrie (John Leubrie) - Mayo, Harry - Tally, Harry - Hill, J. Leubrie
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    Happy tho' married Coupling date: 6/22/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Desperate Desmond / Fred Duprez.
    • Contributor: Duprez, Fred
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    Uncle Josh buys an automobile Coupling date: 9/10/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: a rural monologue. With (reverse side): Town topics of Pun'kin Center / Cal Stewart.
    • Contributor: Stewart, Cal
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    I've been floating down the old green river sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc., 1943.t. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. The song was introduced by Florence Moore in "Maid in America" (1915). Coupling date: 1/31/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Cohen at the telephone / George Thompson. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Cooper, Joe - Murray, Billy - Kalmar, Bert - Cooper, Joseph
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    My mother's rosary sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): There's a long long trail / George Ballard and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Meyer, George W. - Van Brunt, Walter - Lewis, Sam L.
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    There's a long, long trail sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie, too) sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 6/8/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Don't bite the hand that's feeding you / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Cobb, George L. - Murray, Billy - Yellen, Jack
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Don't bite the hand that's feeding you sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 6/8/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie too) / Billy Murray and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Morgan, Jimmie - Van Brunt, Walter - Hoier, Thomas
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Spanish rhapsody sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 7/10/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Salvetti, S. - Alessios Mandolin Quartet
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Seven ages of man
    Hamlet's advice to the players
    Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: recitation; title (a) Seven Ages of Man, (b) Hamlet's Advice to the Players. With (reverse side): Shylock's justification of the Jew / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Shakespeare, William - Shakespeare, William,<ïd. - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    The three bears Coupling date: 12/30/1919. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: a bed-time story. With (reverse side): Three billy goats "gruff" / Edna Baily.
    • Contributor: Brooke, L. Leslie (Leonard Leslie) - Baily, Edna - Brooke, L. Leslie
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Allah's holiday sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: from "Katinka"--fox trot. Coupling date: 5/11/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Hawaiian butterfly medley / Jaudus' Society Orchestra. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Friml, Rudolf - Jaudas, Eugene - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    Poor butterfly sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Harms, Inc. 1916, 1944. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In Edison Records catalog: fox trot, for dancing. Coupling date: 2/20/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Missouri waltz / Jaudas' Society Orchestra. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Hubbell, Raymond - Jaudas, Eugene - Jaudas' Band
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    The band festival at Plum Center From Edison records catalog: This is one of the cleverest skits of its kind ever produced. It is cleverly written and even more cleverly presented. Miss Jones and Messrs. Harlan and Porter are thoroughly experienced at this sort of work and every intonation of their voices gives just the right touch to the situation. Notice how the band plays the famous "Misere" from Verdi's ...
    • Contributor: Doty, Charles W. - Jones, Ada - Harlan, Byron G. - Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Stars and stripes forever; arr sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 12/13/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Sari waltz / Imperial Marimba Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Umbrellas to mend sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. Coupling date: 3/26/1918. (Venue). With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Kaufman, Mel - Frisco Jazz Band
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Farmyard medley sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Groene Music Pub. Co., August 12, 1901. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: descriptive sketch, unaccompanied. Coupling date: 6/19/1918. (Venue). With (reverse side): Study in mimicry, vaudeville / John Orren, Lilian Drew. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Premier Quartet
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Let us not forget--a message to the American people Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band.
    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) - Edison, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Madelon (I'll be true to the whole regiment) sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male voices with orchestra. French words by Louis Bousquet. Coupling date: 1/15/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Till we meet again / Gladys Rice, Vernon Dalhart. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Robert, Camille - Fields, Arthur - Bryan, Alfred
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Night time in Little Italy sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: fox trot. Coupling date: 1/17/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dry town blues / Lou Chiha "Friscoe." DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Frisco Jazz Band
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    The preacher and the bear sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: 1904; Lewis Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1947. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/15/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Coon 'possum hunt / Billy Golden, Billy Heins. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Arizonia, Joe - Collins, Arthur
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    I'm forever blowing bubbles sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: contralto and tenor with orchestra. "Jean Kenbrovin" is a combined pseudonym for James Kendis, James Brockman, and Nat Vincent. Coupling date: 4/10/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): In the old sweet way / Helen Clark, George Ballard. DLC Sound Recording (Form). ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Kenbrovin, Jaan - Kellette, John William - Clark, Helen - Ballard, George Wilton
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Lasca Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation with incidental music. With (reverse side): Gunga Din / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Desprez, Frank - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    That tumble-down shack in Athlone sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berin & Snyder, 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: counter-tenor and chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 10/1/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Did you mean all you told me last night? / Manuel Romain. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Carlo, Monte - Sanders, Alma M. - Oakland, Will - Pascoe, Richard W.
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    A police court scene Coupling date: 9/2/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: talking. With (reverse side): Bill's visit to St. Peter / Billy Golden, Billy Heins.
    • Contributor: Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Backyard conversation between Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Finnegan Coupling date: 5/14/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Cohen on his honeymoon / Monroe Silver.
    • Contributor: Porter, Steve - Jones, Ada
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Cohen on his honeymoon Coupling date: 5/14/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Backyard conversation between Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Finnegan / Ada Jones, Steve Porter.
    • Contributor: Silver, Monroe
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Medley of Southern airs
    My old Kentucky home | Dixie | Old folks at home
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Banjo solo unaccompanied. From Edison records catalog: Fred J. Bacon, banjo; includes My old Kentucky home, Dixie, and Old folks at home. Coupling date: 6/5/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Homeward march / John Kimmel. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Bacon, Fred J.
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Myona-Hawaiian waltz sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 6/30/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Kaiwi waltz (Old Hawaiian melody) / Toots Paka's Hawaiians. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    The U.S. Field Artillery march sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1917, 1945. John Philip Sousa's arrangement of the E.L. Gruber song, "The caissons go rolling along." Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 6/30/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Piccolo pie / Creatore and His Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - New York Military Band
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Dinnie Donohue, on Prohibition Coupling date: 12/2/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Irish monologue. With (reverse side): Uncle Josh and the soldier / Cal Stewart.
    • Contributor: Cahill, William
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    The bells of St. Mary's sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Chappell & Co., Inc., 1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor. Coupling date: 12/16/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pickaninny rose / Margaret Freer. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Adams, A. E. (A. Emmett) - James, Lewis - Furber, Douglas - Adams, A. Emmett - Adams, A. E.
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    12th Street rag sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: 1914; Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): American pep march / Imperial Marimba Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Bowman, Euday L. (Euday Louis) - Imperial Marimba Band - Bowman, Euday L.
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Crazy blues sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    In a monastery garden sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): March religioso / New York Military Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Ketelbey, Albert W. (Albert William) - Peerless Orchestra - Ketelbey, Albert W.
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Old pal (Why don't you answer me?)
    Why don't you answer me?
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Pianoforte by Daniel Lieberield. (Performers). Coupling date: 8/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Smilin' through / Herbert Soman. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Soman, Herbert - Lieberield, Daniel
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    The shop girl Coupling date: 10/13/1921. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: Department Store Scene. With (reverse side): Amrose and Steve in court / Billy Golden, Billy Heins.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Justine
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I ...
    I wonder if you still care for me
    electronic resource | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: xylophone with orchestra. Coupling date: 11/18/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) / Lou Chiha "Friscoe." DLC Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Chiha, Lou - Kalmar, Bert - Ruby, Harry
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Kitten on the keys sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: E503560 (1921), E513620 (1921); renewed 9 May 1949 by Edward E. Confrey; renewed 20 May 1948 by Edward Elzear Confrey. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. Coupling date: 12/31/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Monastery bells waltz / Harry Lange. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Confrey, Zez
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Carolina rolling stone sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/20/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Boo-hoo-hoo / Aileen Stanley. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Squires, Harry D. - Dalhart, Vernon - Parish, Mitchell
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    True to the flag march sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 4/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Serenade / Creatore and His Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Blon, Franz Von - United States Marine Band
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    In the little red school house sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Edward B. Marks Music Corp., 1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In catalog: tenor and baritone. Coupling date: 4/6/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Broken-hearted blues / Al Bernard. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Wilson, Al (Vocalist) - Brennan, James A. - Jones, Billy - Hare, Ernest - Wilson, Al. - Wilson, Al
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Ed. Gallagher and Al. Shean, Jan. 17, 1922; renewal R49702, 1949. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. A comedy patter song, introduced by the vaudeville team of Gallagher and Shean in the musical "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922." Coupling date: 4/24/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Who tied the can on the old dog's ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Shean, Al - Gallagher, Ed. - Meeker, Edward - Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Save a little dram for me sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 5/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    A visit to Reilly's Coupling date: 6/20/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: comic sketch. With (reverse side): Henry and Hank in vaudeville / Kaufman Bros.
    • Contributor: Reilly, Charles
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Santa Claus hides in your phonograph Coupling date: 6/20/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Christmas cobwebs / Edna Baily.
    • Contributor: Penn, Arthur A. - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Die Schnitzelbank
    Carving bench
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: In Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Im Grumewald ist Holzauktion (A wood auction in the greenforest) / Manhattan Quartett. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Manhattan Quartett
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Die Witwe und ihre sieben Maenner
    Widow and her seven husbands
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Komischer Vortrag mit Orchester, in Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Puppchen / Adolph Hahl. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Jacoby, Bacchus - Balle, Ernest
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Tancuj, tancuj
    Dancing, dancing
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone in Czecho-Slovak. Coupling date: 5/20/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Aj, lucka lucka siroka (Oh the wide, wide field) / Alois Havrilla. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Havrilla, Alois
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" Warsaw polka
    Warsaw polka
    sound recording] | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 8/21/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Polski taniec / Aleksander Iwanowski. DLC Sound Recording] (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Iwanowski, Aleksander
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Polski taniec
    Polish dance
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: (Polish). Coupling date: 8/21/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" / Aleksander Iwanowski. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Iwanowski, Aleksander
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Oi ya nestchastay (malo Russkaya piesnia) sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor in Russian, pod accompaniment. Ukrainian folk song. Coupling date: 6/21/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Ach rasposhol / Alexander Sashko. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliĭovych - Sashko, Alexander - Iranova, A. - Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliaeiovych
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Omar Rabbi Elozor sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: traditional from the Talmud, tenor and male voices in Hebrew. Coupling date: 1/18/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): El molei rachmim / Cantor Meyer Kanewsky and his choir. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Kanewsky, Meyer
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    When the roll is called up yonder Coupling date: 11/16/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor, baritone and mixed quartet with orchestra. With (reverse side): Abide with me / Elizabeth Spencer, Thomas Chalmers.
    • Contributor: Black, James M. - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Keep the home fires burning
    Keep the home fires burning
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 12/23/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): My bugler boy / Helen Clark. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Novello, Ivor - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Indiana sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: female voices with orchestra. Coupling date: 5/11/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Can't yo' heah me callin', Caroline? / Vernon Dalhart. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Hanley, James F. (James Frederick) - Macdonald, Ballard - Homestead Trio - Hanley, James F.
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    Just a baby's prayer at twilight From Edison records catalog: After you have listened to this Re-Creation a few times you will probably decide it is one of the most perfectly rendered songs you ever heard. Notice, particularly, the orchestra accompaniment in the refrain. This lyric gives a new idea to the many "war-lyrics" that have been written. "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight, for a Daddy Over There." Few ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe - Homestead Trio
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    The church in the wildwood Coupling date: 7/23/1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: male voices with organ. With (reverse side): Ninety and nine / Christine Miller.
    • Contributor: Pitts, W. S. (William Savage) - Apollo Quartet of Boston - Pitts, W. S.
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Onward, Christian soldiers! From Edison records catalog: "Onward, Christian Soldiers!" is called by commentators "a rousing hymn of Christian warfare." The words were written by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould, a Roman Catholic writer and priest. He was born in England in 1834. Sir Arthur Sullivan, who wrote this music, is the Sullivan of the famous "Gilbert and Sullivan" operettas. He wrote every kind of music--the "Lost Chord" was ...
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Arthur
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Beautiful Ohio sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: mixed voices with orchestra. Robert A. King wrote the music under the pseudonym of "Mary Earl" because of a "for hire" contract he had with his publisher. Coupling date: 4/3/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Alabama lullaby / Gladys ...
    • Contributor: Edison - King, Robert A. - Macdonald, Ballard - Metropolitan Quartet
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    The twenty-third Psalm
    He leadeth me
    Coupling date: 4/16/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: scripture lesson with hymn, organ and orchestra accompaniment; liner notes available. With (reverse side): St. John 14: 1-3, 25-27 ; The precious name / Rev. William H. Morgan D.D. and the Cavalry Choir.
    • Contributor: Morgan, William H.
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Love, here is my heart
    Mon coeur est pour toi
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1915, 1943, 1952. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Also known as "Chere, a toi mon coeur" or "Mon coeur est pour toi," with French words by Louis Delamarre. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Auld lang syne / Old Home Singers. DLC ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Silésu, Lao - Miller, Reed - Ross, Adrian
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Introduction and tarentelle
    Introduction et tarantelle, violin, piano op. 43 | Introduction et tarantelle, violin, piano,
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Arioso / Herman Kolodkin. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Sarasate, Pablo De - Violin, Mischa - Adler, Josef
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Carnival of Venice--variations sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: cornet solo. Coupling date: 2/8/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): As once in happier days, op. 64 no. 1 / Vladimir Dubinsky. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Kryl, Bohumir - Burckhardt, John F.
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Sonnambula Ah! non credea mirarti
    Ah! non credia mirarti | Explanatory talk
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano solo in Italian, orchestra accompaniment. Coupling date: 5/11/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Bellini, Vincenzo - Case, Anna
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    Aïda O patria mia
    Explanatory talk | Aïda. | O patria mia
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 3/16/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Verdi, Giuseppe - Rappold, Marie
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Pagliacci Vesti la giubba
    Explanatory talk | Pagliacci. | Vesti la giubba
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 3/5/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Explanatory talk. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Leoncavallo, Ruggiero - Ciccolini, Guido
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    Caprice Espagnol sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 1/29/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Spalding, Albert - Benoist, André
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Second Hungarian rhapsodie, part I
    Rhapsodies hongroises No. 2 | Rhapsodies hongroises.
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. Coupling date: 11/22/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Second Hungarian rhapsodie, pt. II / Sergei Rachmaninoff. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Liszt, Franz - Rachmaninoff, Sergei
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Prelude in C sharp minor op. 3
    Morceaux de fantaisie op. 3 Prélude | Morceaux de fantaisie,
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. Coupling date: 3/12/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Polka de W.R. / Sergei Rachmaninoff. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Rachmaninoff, Sergei
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Kashmiri song (Indian love lyrics)
    Kashmiri song | Indian love lyrics Kashmiri song | Indian love lyrics.
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Indian Love Lyrics, soprano with orchestra. Coupling date: 10/1/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pale moon / Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Woodforde-Finden, Amy - Teyte, Maggie - Hope, Laurence
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Give a man a horse he can ride sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass-baritone with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Thy troubadour / Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - O'hara, Geoffrey - Middleton, Arthur - Thomason, James
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    La mamma morta--Andrea Chénier
    Andrea Chénier Mamma morta | Mamma morta | Andrea Chénier.
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Sei forse l'angelo fedele? (The letter scene) / Claudia Muzio. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Giordano, Umberto - Muzio, Claudia
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Quand' ero paggio
    Falstaff Quand'ero paggio del Duca di Norfolk | Quand'ero paggio | Don Giovanni Deh, vieni alla finestra | Deh, vieni alla finestra | Falstaff. | Don Giovanni.
    sound recording] : Falstaf | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass with orchestra, in Italian; titles listed as (a) and (b). Coupling date: 9/7/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Quartet - Bella figlia dell amore / Odette Le Fontenay, Elizabeth Spencer, Max Bloch, Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording] : Falstaf (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...
    • Contributor: Edison - Verdi, Giuseppe - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Middleton, Arthur
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    The trumpet shall sound--Messiah
    Messiah Trumpet shall sound | Trumpet shall sound | Messiah.
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Recitative and Air, bass solo with trumpet obligato and orchestra. Coupling date: 2/3/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): I know that my redeemer liveth--Messiah / Julia Heinrich. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Handel, George Frideric - Middleton, Arthur
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Elegie sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. Coupling date: 12/13/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Massenet, Jules - Ciccolini, Guido
    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video
    Pack mules with ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba
    Pack mules on the trail, Cuba | Pack mules on trail, 1898 | Pack mules with ammunition on the Santiago
    "A great pack train approaches rapidly, following the gray bell-mule. Cowboys dash to and fro, keeping them bunched. Clouds of dust arise as they pass"--Edison films catalog. About 12,000 mules were taken to Cuba and used primarily for transporting immediate reserves of small-arms ammunition during the Spanish-American War. A group of mules loaded with boxes of ammunition is being driven along a trail, probably ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American E...
    President McKinley reviewing troops at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901
    "The President is seen on the reviewing stand at the Stadium, escorted by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, Secretary Cortelyou, and other noted persons. He removes his silk hat as the troops march by and politely bows to the great audience as they cheer and encore. President McKinley and party form the left foreground of our picture while the troops march by in ...
    • Contributor: Cortelyou, George (George Bruce) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    The voice of the violin Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:56 (part 1), 3:06 (part 2), 3:54 (part 3), 3:58 (part 4), and 4:51 (part 5) at 18 fps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
  • Film, Video
    A day with Thomas A. Edison A six-part documentary recording the 74-year-old Edison's collaborations with his staff, conversations with industrial leaders, and supervision of the factory's production line. The majority of the film (parts 3, 4, and 5) chronicles Edison's trip to the incandescent light bulb factory and details its manufacturing process.
    • Contributor: Schroeder, A. - General Electric Company - Bray Studios - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1922
  • Film, Video
    Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees
    Spanish-American war; Dewey homecoming, New York City. | Reception committee aboard the "Olympia" | Committee of Arrangements' visit to Admiral Dewey
    From Edison films catalog: Showing Committee of Arrangements' visit to the Admiral on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia. 100 feet. $15.00
    • Contributor: Dewey, George - Miles, Nelson Appleton - Sampson, William Thomas - Pruden, Octavius Longworth - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Brook Foundation Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    Imperial Japanese dance
    Japanese dance
    From Raff & Gammon price list: Three Japanese ladies in the costumes of their country. From Edison films catalog: A charming representation of The Mikado dance by three beautiful Japanese ladies in full costume. Very effective when colored. 45 feet. $6.75.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Sarashe Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
  • Film, Video
    Pillow fight 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 and the black background a novel effect. Sharp, full of action, and popular in ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Little mischief From Edison films catalog: Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck with a long straw. Thinking it is a fly papa "shoos" away the supposed fly with his hand. The tickling continues now on the ear, and papa waves his newspaper around his head. Not yet content, the little mischief maker continues her fun, and the man loses all ...
    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    Seminary girls
    Scene in a seminary
    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A most amusing and life-like scene, in which a number of young ladies clad in their night robes, are seen engaged in a midnight frolic. From Edison films catalog: A number of young ladies, in their night robes, are having a frolic, and are interrupted by a teacher. One girl makes herself very conspicuous by crawling under a bed. ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Cupid and Psyche
    Cupid and Psyche dance
    From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair of wings and a bow and arrow; the other represents a fairy. Bathers in all stages of dress and undress watch the graceful dance. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Leander Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Ed...
    What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph
    It's a busy day at the office, and the stenographer is exhausted from trying to keep up with the demands on her skills. Even when she stays late, she cannot catch up with all of the work. But then a man comes into the office to demonstrate the many advantages of the Edison System, his company's new business phonograph.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video
    Life rescue at Long Branch
    Life rescue at Atlantic City | Life rescue scene, Atlantic City, N. J.
    H8692 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Sept1901; H8692. Duration: 2:19 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. August to early September 1901. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 180-81; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Palace of Electricity
    Circular panoramic view of the Champs de Mars, [no. 1]
    From Edison films catalog: In the Exposition grounds with a close view of the Palace of Electricity. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    Panorama of the moving boardwalk
    Panoramic view of the moving sidewalk at the Paris Exposition
    From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken from the stationary platform, showing the rapidly moving board walk on the outer edge, which has a speed of five miles per hour; also shows the middle platform moving two and a-half miles per hour, the third platform being stationary. At intervals there are upright posts to steady passengers passing from one platform to the other. ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees D18581 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18581. Duration: 0:48 at 16 fps. Filmed in July 1900, on the Champs Elysées in Paris, France. 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. 611; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    The little train robbery 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 about, while others are reading novels and illustrated papers. Although of youthful appearance, each is dressed like a typical Western desperado. The "Bandit Queen," leading a ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905