Film, Video Native daughters
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- Native daughters
- From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground is shown an immense concourse of people, including ladies and children, while the background is formed by very high buildings, from the windows of which numerous flags are waving. The film opens showing the native daughters mounted on horses, passing through the immense throngs of on-lookers. They are dressed in white costumes, wear white Alpine hats, and are followed by a beautifully decorated float, drawn by white horses.
- Probably part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes (p. 43).
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
- Subject Headings
- - Parades--California--San Francisco
- - Women--California--San Francisco
- - Parade floats--California--San Francisco
- - California--Gold discoveries--Anniversaries, etc
- - Horses--California--San Francisco
- - Children--California--San Francisco
- - San Francisco (Calif.)
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- - 16434 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16434.
- - Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
- - Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps.
- - Filmed January 24, 1898, in San Francisco, California.
- - 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. 389-90; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, March 15, 1898, p. 13 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 43 [MI].
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEC 2850 (ref print)
- LC 1221 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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- Online Format
- "Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground is shown an immense concourse of people, including ladies and children, while the background is formed by very high buildings, from the windows of which numerous flags are waving. The film opens showing the native daughters mounted on horses, passing through the immense throngs of on-lookers. They are dressed in white costumes, wear white Alpine hats, and are followed by a beautifully decorated float, drawn by white horses"--Edison films catalog.
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Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Actualities (Motion Pictures)
California's Golden Jubilee and Mining Fair
City and Town Life
Native Daughters of the Golden West
San Francisco (Calif.)
San Francisco, Calif.)
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Native Daughters. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694256/. (Accessed April 24, 2017.)
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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Native Daughters. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694256/.
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Native Daughters. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694256/>.