Film, Video Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City

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Title
Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City
Summary
The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are sorting combustible refuse, mostly paper, and stuffing it into large sacks. In the background a man in a hat with an emblem on it can be seen unloading trash from a large wagon. Location may be the New York City Sanitation Department's East 17th Street facility, or possibly the incinerator at West 47th Street on the Hudson River.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Refuse and refuse disposal--New York (State)--New York
-  Sanitation workers--New York (State)--New York
-  Incinerators--New York (State)--New York
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H32038 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32038.
-  Duration: 1:42 at 15 fps.
-  Camera, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Photographed May 9, 1903.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/20/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (123 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
LC 1870 (paper pos)
FEB 9421 (ref print)
FPE 5304 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a45833
Library of Congress Control Number
00694386
Online Format
image
video
Description
The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are sorting combustible refuse, mostly paper, and stuffing it into large sacks. In the background a man in a hat with an emblem on it can be seen unloading trash from a large wagon. Location may be the New York City Sanitation Department's East 17th Street facility, or possibly the incinerator at West 47th Street on the Hudson River.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694386
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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694386/.

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Porter, E. S., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694386/.

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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694386/>.