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Film, Video Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields Mining operations, Pennsylvania fields

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About this Item

Title

  • Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields

Other Title

  • Mining operations, Pennsylvania fields

Summary

  • "The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine"--Early motion pictures.

Names

  • Jamison, William L. camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1904.

Headings

  • -  Coal mines and mining--Pennsylvania
  • -  Coalfields--Pennsylvania

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  H54720 U.S Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 23Dec04; H54720.
  • -  Title in Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 38 is Mining operations, Pennsylvania fields; corrected to Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields on Errata, p. ii. Erroneous title has been added to 16 mm. viewing print.
  • -  Duration: 2:25 at 16 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 2087) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 208; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 677; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July, 1906, p. 107; Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. ii, p. 38.
  • -  Cameraman, W.L. Jamison.
  • -  Filmed December 17, 1904 in Drifton, Pennsylvania.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  paper pos Received: 1904-12-23; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 7085 to FZA 0260.
  • -  Paper print roll lacking suffix.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 135 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 135 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 135 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 135 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 5101 (viewing print)
  • FEC 7085 (viewing print)
  • FRA 2058 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 0260 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 0623 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0109 (paper pos)
  • Box 5034B (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00563601

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Jamison, William L. Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00563601/.

APA citation style:

Jamison, W. L. C., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00563601/.

MLA citation style:

Jamison, William L. Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00563601/>.