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 '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.
Curbside street vendors selling fruit in New York, United States on 27th October, 1903. Men buy fruits from a street vendor. Pedestrians walk on sidewalk. A man rides a horse drawn cart. Many carts and horse-drawn vehicles move about. Several pedlars push their carts by hand. Elevated train structure crosses above the street. Area is overly congested by vendors so policeman orders them to all leave, brandishing his nightstick as he walks past.
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.
United States President Woodrow Wilson and his party enter a car and leaves the White House in Washington DC for his Summer White House (or "Summer Capitol"), Shadow Lawn, in Long Branch New Jersey. Well-wishers at the White House stand and wave as the car departs the dirt road driveway of the White House, and a 2nd car with a security detail follows. View of Shadow Lawn, the estate of Joseph Benedict Greenhut. (The estate shown here was originally built in 1903 by John A. McCall of New York Life Insurance Company. He sold it to Greenhut. It was later destroyed by fire, and a mansion belonging to F.W. Woolworth President Hubert T. Parsons was built on the site. That estate is now part of Monmouth College). Large group of people gathered on the front lawn of Shadow Lawn to hear President Wilson speak at a 1916 campaign event. He is introduced and then approaches the podium as people cheer. The estate and podium area at the front of a soaring exterior portico is decorated with many American flags and swags.
A film titled ' Broadway & Union Square'. Two horse-drawn street cars in 1903. Passengers can be seen boarding and getting off the crowded cars, operating along Broadway, at Union Square (14th Street), in Manhattan, New York City, United States.