Street scenes in a city in Russia. A car on the street. A large crowd of pedestrians in the streets. People boarding streetcar or trolley. Circa 1920.
Post Russian Revolution events in Russia. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, leader of the Bolsheviks, silhouetted and speaking. Commander of the Red Army Leon Trotsky seated at a table. Workers and Peasants Inspection Group is formed and its chief is Joseph Stalin. Stalin, walking with Molotov, and others, on a street. Stalin's supporters Grigory Zinoviev and Lev Kamenev. People at a rail road station. Harvesting grain with machinery. Workers engaged in some private enterprises. Canned food arriving from the United States. American Relief Administration workers handling food items. Scenes of American Relief Administration feeding Russians. Children in Russia eating food. Picture of Herbert Hoover, head ot the American Relief Administration, seen onboard a ship in a harbor. March 14, 1923, newspaper headline reads 'Lenin Suffers a stroke, Condition is Serious; Announcement Causes a Sensation in Moscow'.
Vladimir Lenin addressing delegates at meeting of the Second Congress of the Communist International, held in the Tauride (Tavrichesky) Palace, in Moscow, on July 19, 1920. Some illuminated candles on tables behind the speaker. (The sign on the speaker's stand, in Russian and French, simply asks attendees to refrain from smoking.) Next, Lenin is seen outdoors on a cold day, on March 18, 1919, in Red Square, Moscow. He is speaking at the funeral of Yakov Mikhailovich Sverdlov, his close associate, and Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Congress of Soviets of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (SFSR). (Sverdlov died on March 16th at age 33.)
A Russian cinematographer cranking his movie camera as he records street scene in commercial district of Moscow, Russia. Sidewalks are relatively clear and many pedestrians are walking on them. But snow is piled high at the curbs. Shops in the street. Horse drawn sleighs pass on the street, some with goods and some with passengers. Women shovel snow with large flat shovels. Men and women clear snow from the roads using shovels. Bakery window filled with sweets. Food items display in another shop.
Snow covered Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Hermitage Museum in the background. The Alexander Column is seen in front of the Hermitage Museum. A very large horse drawn sleigh in view. A man sits on the horse drawn sleigh. Several women and girls come out of the Hermitage Museum and climb on the sleigh. Two sleighs filled with girls accompany a large group of girls walking through the snow. They all wave and smile. .