New York City scenes, circa 1910. The new Pennsylvania Railroad Station, or Penn Station, on 7th Avenue, Manhattan, designed by McKim, Mead, and White. Pedestrians strolling on the sidewalks of 5th Avenue, as cars drive along with horse-drawn wagons, in the street. A man and woman conversing on a sidewalk are sprayed by water from a horse-drawn street cleaning truck. A 1903 Model A Ford automobile is demonstrated by actors dressed in fashions of the period. It drives to the door of a mansion, where a man and woman wait to see it. Its features are demonstrated, including a rear door and a side cranking feature, to protect one from being accidentally run over after starting. A 1903 Model A Ford drives past a farmer in his yard, while he grooms his horse.
A film titled 'New York City 'Ghetto' Fish Market' . View of the fish market at Fulton and South Street (Fulton Fish Market), Manhattan, in 1903. A very crowded street market. Rows of pushcarts and street vendors. Immense crowd of people are seen passing along the stands and making their selections of fish.
Broadway and Union Square in Manhattan, New York City on 8 July, 1903. Trolley cars move on tracks. Passengers get off and on the trolleys or street cars. Broadway and 42nd Street viewed from the newly constructed Times building. The newly constructed Astor Hotel visible below with flag flying over its roof.
Traffic on Lower Broadway in New York City on 13th July,1903. Trolley cars move on tracks on Lower Broadway. Men ride horse drawn wagons. Buildings line Broadway. Sidewalks are crowded with pedestrians.Policeman monitors and directs pedestrians and vehicles, from street. Horse-drawn trolley car crosses broadway and goes down side street.
A film titled 'At the Foot of the Flatiron' depicts people walking past the Flatiron Building in New York City, United States on 2nd November, 1903. Pedestrians walk past the Flatiron Building on a windy day. They try to keep their hats from flying off. An African American man wearing a wide brimed hat turns to look at the camera and his hat blows off. A woman stops and looks at the products displayed in a shop window. A couple of your women laugh as they walk past.
A young boy in matching jacket, cap, vest and knickerbocker trousers, stands with hands in pockets oblivious to the wind. Policeman walks past eyeing cinematographer.
A film titled 'Ghetto Fish Market' depicts shoppers gathered at the Fulton Fish Market in lower Manhattan, New York City, United States on 20th May,1903. A large number of customers seen walking among the various fishmongers. Some of the sellers have umbrellas above their stands, with advertisements for Bloomingdales store painted on them. Customers reflect all strata of society. A man and woman selling at separate stalls argue with each other. Scales for weighing fish seen at the stands.