Free-for-all pacing race, with $6000 purse, at Charter Oak Park in Connecticut, United States. Large crowds watch the race. Horses and drivers in sulkies are seen as their horses pace past the crowd. (Filmed July 5, 1897, by Edison Company)
Library of Congress Slate states that this Edison film of July 31, 1897, was restored in 1996, from the Paper Print Collection. The scene is named: Waterfall in the Catskills. It depicts Haines' Falls in the Catskill Mountains, New York. (Filmed by Edison Company, June 1897, and copyrighted July 31, 1897)
Minnehaha falls in Minnesota. Visitors watch the falls from a viewing platform. (Filmed by Edison Company in June, 1897, and copyrighted July 31, 1897)
Loading baggage aboard the ship SS Queen, for Klondike number 6, at dock in Seattle, Washington. Numerous prospective gold miners rushed by ship, like this, to the Yukon territory, Canada, in 1897. (Filmed by Edison Company, August 6, 1897)
View of an auto race held at a track in Danbury, Connecticut, USA. The cars skid at sharp turns on the muddy track. Spectators cheer from their stands.
From a documentary about American Contralto, Marian Anderson, one of the leading classical singers in America. View of the Marian Farms, Marian Anderson's home in Connecticut, USA. Montage shows Marian working in her vegetable gardens, upholstering cushions, processing camera reel and cooking in kitchen. Marian Anderson and her arranger, Franz Rupp, working in a private studio. Marian practices in a room. She stands near the pianist and sings "Deep River" and "Comin' Through the Rye." She completes the song and asks the pianist about the next number. She takes a microphone and sings. Marian prepares to leave in her car. Scenes from a Marian Anderson concert where she sings Ave Maria, accompanied by a pianist. Audience applauds.