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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) - Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    Observation train following parade "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 return. As the ships came back the ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Statue of Liberty A three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, in 1886.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Morning colors on U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" From The Phonoscope, June 1899, p. 17: Shows a group of sailors and an officer at the stern. The flag runs out in a ball to the end of the staff, and, at the signal, is broken. Proudly the stars and stripes wave in the morning breeze, while the officer salutes. A very pretty picture of man-o-war life. (C. Musser, Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    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
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    The fleet steaming up North River
    Fleet steaming up the North River
    "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"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E.
    • Date: 1898
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    U.S. cruiser "Raleigh"
    United States cruiser "Raleigh"
    "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 as the launch from ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Coghlan, Joseph Bullock
    • Date: 1899
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    "Vizcaya" under full headway
    Spanish battleship "Viscaya"
    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 24 feet. A splendid picture of the pride of the Spanish navy, taken on the occasion of her visit to New York Harbor, when her captain hinted at his ability to blow holes through New York's skyscrapers. In this picture the vessel makes a very beautiful appearance steaming out to sea under full headway. But what a contrast to ...
    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
    United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute
    "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 of the Naval Parade"--Edison films catalog. The "Olympia", at the head of Admiral Dewey's naval parade steams up the ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Dewey, George
    • Date: 1899
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    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) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    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) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Pilot boats in New York harbor A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for four members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following the sailing vessel is a steamship [0780]. From a contemporary Edison Company catalog: PILOT BOATS IN NEW YORK HARBOR. Unboys [code for telegraphic orders]. A close view of an eighty footer, schooner rigged, trim as a private yacht, skimming over the waters of ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James
    • Date: 1899
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    Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm "Firemen board the fireboat New Yorker docked at the Battery, New York City; pull anchor; shove off; and proceed out into the harbor"--George Kleine Collection...catalog.
    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Fireboat "New Yorker" in action
    Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts
    A demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet ...
    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Sky scrapers of New York City, from the North River Filmed from a moving boat, the film depicts the Hudson River (i.e., North River) shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan beginning around Fulton Street and extending to Castle Garden and Battery Park. It begins at one of the American Line piers (Pier 14 or 15, opposite Fulton Street) where an American Line steamer, either the "New York" or "Paris," is seen docked [Frame: ...
    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Historic landmarks of the Hudson Valley / Catalog Record Only A travelog of the Hudson River Valley with scenes of the Palisades, Tappan Zee, Tarrytown, Haverstraw, Sing Sing Prison, Castle Rock, Garrison, West Point, Newburg, the Poughkeepsie Bridge, the Walkill Valley, the Catskills, Kingston, Roundout Village, and activities along the Hudson River. Irises onto and out of every scene.
    • Date: 1917
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    America's castles. Hudson River Valley estates /
    Hudson River Valley estates Catalog Record Only
    A tour of three Hudson River Valley mansions: Lyndhurst, Vanderbilt Mansion, Kykuit.
    • Date: 1995
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    Islands around New York City Catalog Record Only Shows islands around New York City filmed from the water. Includes the following: Ellis Island--views of the Immigrant Landing Station and a pan of nearby buildings; Governor's Island--views of Castle Williams and a pan of nearby buildings along the shoreline; an extreme long shot pan which opens with the skyline of Brooklyn, moves up to the Brooklyn Bridge, pans along it and down the ...
    • Contributor: George Kleine (Firm) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    Pathé's weekly. Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Date and identification number for Pathé's weekly from interior titles. Releasing company from Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 678. Reel count taken from Motography, v. 10, p. 375. Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 772. Moving picture world, v. 18, p. 772 lists a segment which does not appear on film and the comic section in film is not mentioned ...
    • Date: 1913
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    On the waterfront / Catalog Record Only Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he lures a rebellious worker to his death. It takes the love of Edie Doyle, the dead man's sister, to show Terry how low he has fallen. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry ...
    • Date: 1995
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    The Selig-tribune. Catalog Record Only In Sacramento, Governor Johnson drives the first stake for California's new $10,000,000 canal. The Southern Commercial Congress opens with a parade of the National Guard, sailors and cadets in Norfolk, Virginia. Congressman Adamson of Georgia, Sen. Fernald of Maine and Sen. Jim Watson of Indiana pose in front of congressional office buildings in Washington, D.C. In New York City, "Open Window" and "Walk to ...
    • Date: 1916
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    [LC performance]. Mr. Earle Walker, acting director, Office of Business and Job Opportunity, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey /
    Mr. Earle Walker, acting director, Office of Business and Job Opportunity, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey | LC performance. Catalog Record Only
    Mr. Earle Walker, acting director of the Office of Business and Job Opportunity of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, speaks about his office and its various functions. The Office of Business and Job Opportunity designs and administers programs that assist small businesses, including minority, women and disadvantaged businesses, to participate in contracting opportunities with the Port Authority. He discusses the ...
    • Date: 1994
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    Indian summer / Catalog Record Only On the first hot day of summer, an old farmer goes fishing just as he has done for many years on the West Branch of the Delaware River. A young boy, his frequent fishing companion, eagerly takes him to see the first giant bulldozers, which are to begin construction on the Cannonsville Reservoir. In order to provide more water for the cities, the vast ...
    • Date: 1963
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    The Sopranos. Catalog Record Only Tony Soprano is a middle-aged, Italian-American businessman in New Jersey with a wife, a daughter, a son, and an elderly mother. He's got a psychiatrist to tell all his secrets to, except the one she already knows. He's also a mob boss facing several crises. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York ...
    • Date: 2012
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    TR's return to New York, 1910 [2]
    Theodore Roosevelt's return to New York, 19l0 Catalog Record Only
    Theodore Roosevelt returned to N.Y. on June 18, 1910, having completed a fifteen-month tour of Africa and western Europe. The Roosevelt party on the liner Kaiserin Auguste Victoria was met by the city revenue cutter, Manhattan. From the Manhattan, TR went aboard a larger cutter, the Androscoggin, which carried the official reception committee. After a trip up the Hudson to Fifty-Ninth St., the Androscoggin ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Vanderbilt, Cornelius - Gaynor, William Jay - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910