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Scranton Pennsylvania USA 1916 stock footage and images

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Processing of coal inside a factory in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

A mining community in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Exterior of an anthracite coal breaker. Men walking towards the coal breaker. Interior of the coal breaker. Work being carried on in the coal breaker.

Date: 1916
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bootleggers during unauthorized mining activities at an abandoned mine shaft in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Bootleggers at abandoned mine shafts in Scranton, Pennsylvania. A vehicle passes on a paved way beside a coal field. A man stands on an area on the side of the vehicle. An explosion near a cave on the coal field. Two miners, who are carrying on with the mining activities unauthorizedly, beside the explosion area. The mineral deposits, derived from the explosion, loaded in small carts passes along a track. The deposits loaded on to trucks by a few men in the team. Three men converse beside the track.

Date: 1933, August 16
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
American Legion State Convention ends with a parade as people dance in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

American Legion State Convention in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Young girls and children in lawn. Parade on a street as women dancing and band plays music. Open top car with officials seated in as they move past the crowds. Officials march on street and wave off the crowd. Men on a horseback. Men hold a PITTSBURGH banner.

Date: 1938, August 22
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
National Guard is mobilized for U.S. Punitive Expedition to Mexico

A spectator sits on a lamp post to watch soldiers of New York's 6th National Guard Division parade on a street in Manhattan, New York City, following their mobilization for the U.S.Punitive Expedition in 1916. Locomobile Armored cars of the 1st Armored Motor Battery, of the New York National Guard move along a roadway, followed by trucks carrying soldiers and automobiles and motorcycles. Spectators, including girls with flowers, watch from the roadsides. Scene shifts to open platform train station, where National Guard troops, with shouldered rifles, march onto the platform, next to a parked empty passenger train The platform is crowded with spectators and well wishers. Another scene shows a train filled with National Guard soldiers leaning out its windows, waving at friends and loved ones. Closeup of soldiers leaning out the windows of a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car. Two of them lean out to hold babies and kiss them goodbye. Scene shifts to dusty outdoor rail yard, where army horses are being readied to board boxcars. Closeup of fenced corral in which horses are guided for loading. Huge numbers of horses are herded by cowboys into corrals. A group of National guard soldiers stand on a rail bed and wave and smile for the camera. Army wagons are loaded on flat cars in a train parked behind them. Next, a large contingent of National Guard troops is seen marching onto an Army base.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes related to the Ford Motor company and the Ford Model T automobile in the United States.

Ford Model T cars being driven out the exit door of the Highland Park factory, Michigan,circa 1916. Numerous Model T cars driving on both sides of a divided highway. The Ford Highland Park Plant, circa 1920. Panoramic exterior views of the Ford River Rouge plant and factory buildings, circa 1930. A Ford Freighter ship, docked at the River Rouge plant. A view of the home of Henry and Clara Ford, at 66 Edison Road (now 140) Dearborn, Michigan, in 1914. Sketch of children coming home from school, singing song from McGuffey reader school book. View of schoolroom with McGuffey readers on desk. Street scene outside Ford Plant, during shift change, and street filled with workers. A car driving on empty road in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The historic Wayside Inn (immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Tales of the Wayside Inn") which Henry Ford purchased in 1923, to preserve for posterity. View of the original Pennsylvania Railroad Station in New York City, circa 1912. View of crowded sidewalks and street on 5th Avenue, and other street scenes in New York City, circa 1920. Model T Ford cars driving in U.S. National Parks. A visitor feeding a bear from his Ford car, as a Park Ranger stands nearby. People in Ford Model T, stopped by side of road to pick wild flowers. Two men remove a seat back from their Model T car to make a camper. Both men lying down in the car. Man carrying picnic basket from Ford Model T, parked beside a beach, where he joins the rest of his party on the sand. Children run along the beach, and stop to play with seaweed.

Date: 1923
Duration: 4 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
National Marbles Tournament for the MIBS title in Wildwood New Jersey, with 14 year old Gerald Robinson declared winner

Children gather to compete at the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood to find out who is the mightiest mibster, or marble player. Several hexagonal shaped mats are laid on floor. Two players face-off each other per mat. Spectators gather in number to cheer up for their favorites. Fellow players watch as the final round goes on. Gerald Robinson, a 14 year old boy from Scranton, emerges as the proud winner. Gerald Robinson is given the MIBS title crown by an official present.

Date: 1941, July
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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