Thomas Edison: Electrocuting an Elephant – 1903

You may know Thomas Edison invented many things, like the lightbulb, sound recording, and the projecting kinetoscope, one of the

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Travel Time: Freedomland – 1963

Freedomland U.S.A. (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived, themed amusement park in the Baychester area in the northeastern part

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Jimmie Rodgers in The Singing Brakeman – 1930

In 1930, Jimmie Rodgers was probably one of the hottest Americana pop artists in America. Five years later, he would

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Coney Island, USA – 1952

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3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

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Stanley Kubrick’s Day of the Fight – 1951

Day of the Fight shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of

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How to Live in a City – 1964

Have you ever wondered what makes some cities better than others? In public access television pioneer George C. Stoney’s ‘How

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Bela Lam & Family: Poor Little Benny – 1920’s

Virginia native Zanddervon Beliah Lamb, renamed Bela Lam by Okeh Records, performs the song Poor Little Benny with wife Rose

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Greenwich Village Sunday – 1960

Take a stroll through the streets, parks and neighborhoods that make up Greenwich Village. Before Washington Square became the NYU

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Newsreel: Anti-War March – 1967

In this clip from 1967, newsreel presenter Ed Herlihy narrates  the anti-Vietnam War marches which took place in New York

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Rosalie Allen: Chime Bells – 1940’s

Who doesn’t love a great yodeler? It’s Rosalie Allen, who taught herself to play music as a child in Pennsylvania

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