Centuries of Telling Time – 1957

In this short newsreel from 1957, we visit San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences as it exhibits the Horological Collection of

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Willie Shoemaker’s First Victory – 1951

In this short newsreel segment, witness legendary horserace jockey Willie Shoemaker win his first of 8,833 victories. It was 1951

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Belo Horizante, Brazil – 1949

Belo Horizante is short documentary produced by The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in 1949. The OCIAA, established by

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Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program – 1966

Why wait? Use your Golden Touch to see the Americas on Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program. Use it to

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A History of SF & Oakland Streetcars – 1945

1945’s March of Progress, produced by the Key System, a privately owned streetcar system owned by business magnate Francis “Borax” Smith,

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Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco – 1956

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco, produced in 1956, is a guided tour of mid-1950s San Francisco through the eyes of

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Charlie Williams: Long Black Veil – 1959

In this clip, Charlie Williams, backed up by Joe Maphis, performs a solid rendition of Long Black Veil, made famous by

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Snowstorm strands dozens on Donner Pass – 1952

Just because you’re snowed-in here-and-now doesn’t mean you wouldn’t have been in similar circumstances there-and-then. In this case, the passenger

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Time For Coffee – 1940’s

Time For Coffee – 1940’s               Saw the movie – Now try the mug!

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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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California the Golden – 1930

If you were taking a sea cruise from the Eastern Seaboard to the West Coast via the Panama Canal, this

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