Library of Congress Slate states that this Edison film of July 31, 1897, was restored in 1996, from the Paper Print Collection. The scene is named: Waterfall in the Catskills. It depicts Haines' Falls in the Catskill Mountains, New York. (Filmed by Edison Company, June 1897, and copyrighted July 31, 1897)
Free-for-all pacing race, with $6000 purse, at Charter Oak Park in Connecticut, United States. Large crowds watch the race. Horses and drivers in sulkies are seen as their horses pace past the crowd. (Filmed July 5, 1897, by Edison Company)
Early motion picture of the lower falls at Yellowstone National Park's Grand Canyon. (Filmed by Edison Company, ca. July 19-25, 1897. Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; January 4,1899)
Paper print. Very early motion picture documentary. The Suburban Handicap in New York, United States in the year 1897. Riders mounted on horseback move through the race course before the race. The race begins. Spectators seated in stands cheer for the riders. Jockeys pet their horses after the race.
Paper print. Early motion picture documentary. A horse race at Sheepshead Bay Race Track in Brooklyn,New York,United States in the year 1897. Thoroughbred horses racing at the track. Spectators seated in the stands. Jockeys pet their horses after the race.
Shops and public places in Chicago, Illinois United States. People enter the L. Fish Furniture company, established 1858, with a fish-shaped sign at the entrance. Men having hair cut at the La Estrella barber shop. A man reads a Spanish language newspaper. One man in waiting line plays with his dog. View of the entrance way and shop windows at the Sajewski Music Store "since 1897" in a Polish neighborhood and streets of Chicago. An older man and a young boy look in the windows at guitars and a drumset on display. Signs in a Polish neighborhood of Chicago advertising goods with both English and Polish signs. Old women walk on sidewalks. A close-up of an elderly man. Old citizens of Chicago talk to each other. Public buses drive on roads. The elevated train arrives, pulling into a station stop.