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Amherst Ohio USA 1915 stock footage and images

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Breaking,lifting and transfer of sandstone at Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in Amherst Ohio.

Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in South Amherst Ohio. A worker seated on a cart run on tracks. Workers drill into the sandstone with a drilling machine. Workers hammer large nails into the sandstone to break a small block. The broken block is chained and hooked to be lifted with derricks. The blocks are loaded onto a tram and transferred to the mills. Long tramway in the mills with piles of sandstone lying around. Electric cranes are used to move the stones. Interiors of the saw mills shows driving mechanism.

Date: 1915
Duration: 5 min 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
John Coolidge studies for his exam and listens to a radio in his room at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge's son John Coolidge at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. John Coolidge seated on a chair and reads a book during his exams. He makes notes and studies. He operates a radio and listen to it. He trims grass in a garden. Buildings in the background. John along with his landlady Lindsay and other students.

Date: 1926
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bell Telephone advertisement chronicles costs for telephone calls reducing from 1915 to 1970.

Bell Telephone television advertisement depicts the cost of telephone calls over years from 1915 to 1970. Pictures of streets and houses in Boston. Portrait of Alexander Graham Bell. The cost of telephone from 20.70 dollars in 1915 reduced to 70 cents in 1970. Rapid paced montage of images (some still and some motion) from 1915 to 1970. Poster reads 'Japan at War'. Man and woman dance. Missile launched from launch pad. Aircraft parked on runway. The cost of telephone charges reduced over the years. Different types of telephones seen in 1970.

Date: 1970
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Train passing by and on bridge in Ohio, United States.

Railroad train operations in South Charleston Ohio and Glen Jean (Waverly) Ohio. View of railway cart on tracks and a building. Steam train passes by the building. View from last train caboose or bogey shows a Ford Model T milk van carrying milk cans cross the railway tracks. Train on bridge and view of bridge from last train caboose at it crosses the bridge.

Date: 1915
Duration: 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson's contribution towards the New York-San Francisco telephone line in the U.S.

Telephone line construction between New York and San Francisco in the United States. A picture of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell talking into a telephone while opening the New York-Chicago telephone line on October 18, 1892. Several men standing beside Dr. Bell. A donkey with a saddle on it. A man loading the donkey with devices. The man leading the donkey which is carrying the devices to be fitted on a telephone post in a hilly area. Several men erecting telephone posts while laying lines joining New York and San Francisco to the Bell System in 1915. View of a bear climbing down a telephone post. A picture of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell attending the opening of the transcontinental telephone line in New York on January 25, 1915. Several AT&T executives sitting on both sides of Dr. Bell. Dr. Bell repeated the historic first sentence transmitted on March 10, 1876, "Mr. Watson, come here; I want you", on the telephone to Mr. Watson in San Francisco. A picture showing Thomas A. Watson, Dr. Bell's assistant in 1876, at the opening of the transcontinental telephone line. Mr. Watson replied to Dr. Bell, "It would take me a week this time, Dr. Bell".

Date: 1926
Duration: 2 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Memorial ceremony in Baltimore Maryland, for those lost in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, in 1915

Film opens showing mounted U.S. soldiers riding teams of horses pulling empty caissons signifying those lost in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania in 1915. They ride along a major thoroughfare in the City of Baltimore. Buildings along the street are decorated with patriotic bunting. Scene shifts to view from a pier, of a U.S. Navy single-funnel gun boat is seen making way, slowly In Baltimore harbor. Closeup of Group of women, dressed in white, aboard the boat, ares seen holding a large memorial wreath over side of the boat. Next, the camera shows a U.S. Aeromarine AS-2 Float Plane landing in the water. As it taxis in, the scene shifts back to the women on the boat, holding the memorial wreath. They are seen from behind, as they hold it high over their heads, and cast it over the side into the water. View of the women clustered in the bow of the boat as it moves slowly in the water. Other persons are present on deck, including at least one soldier and photographers and reporters. The U.S. navy ensign of stars flies from the bow. Closeup of the women in the bow, who now throw flowers into the water. Closeup of a woman (possibly Lusitania survivor). She stands next to the gun boat (now docked) holding a bouquet of flowers and wearing a sash reading “Lusitania.” Next, the camera focuses on Lusitania survivor, British actress, Rita Jolivet, who stands on a pier with a building and automobile behind her. Scene shifts, again, to the ladies in white aboard the docked gun boat. Among those seen with them are two British Royal Navy officers in uniform. Final scene is of large public gathering at an outdoor pavilion. A military band is at the front of the gathering. Public figures are assembled on the stage. A color guard carrying American flags is moving through the crowd, toward the stage.

Date: 1915
Duration: 1 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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