A woman seated on a bench as she reads a book. A man joins her. They hug and kiss. The woman's father and brother approach from behind and break up the tryst. The father carries a spade and the young man defends himself with a walking stick. The father chases his daughter home with a kick. (Edison Company, 1896)
Farmyard scene. A girl and her little sister stand outside their house and feed pigeons and chickens. Horse tied in the background. The pigeons flutter about. (Edison Company, 1896).
An African American mother bathes her infant in a bucket of white soap suds. The baby struggles as his mother bathes him. (Edison Company, 1896)
A barn is burning, smoke coming from closed doors. A burning wagon is dragged from the barn by firemen, and four horses are rescued from the flames by the stableman. Heavy smoke billows from doors and windows. (Edison Company, 1896)
Henry Ford and his son, Edsel Ford, look at the ten millionth Ford Model T car produced in the Ford car factory. Written on the Model T car is 'The Ten Millionth' 'New York to San Francisco' 'Via Lincoln Highway'. 1896 Ford Quadricycle is parked alongside the Model T car.
Films of the Newark New Jersey Fire Department responding to fire alarms. Two segments are seen.The first shows a Hook and Ladder truck coming out of the firehouse of Hook and Ladder Company Number 1. It is followed by a pumper from the Engine Company and another truck full of firemen. They are all led by Chief Kiersted with his driver in a four-wheel open two-seater horse-drawn Victoria carriage. After a pause, the second segment shows rear of a passing Hook and ladder and then a succession of other firefighting vehicles, including another Hook and Ladder, 3 smoking pumpers, and several trucks filled with firemen. There is light snow visible on the ground in this segment. Spectators watch with great interest from the sidewalk. (Edison Company, 1896)