History in Videos: 1890s – Archival Footage

Stock Footage of the early days of motion pictures. The first Edison Paperclip films and silent films shot before World War I.
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Street Scene / New York City / USA / 1896 - 1903

Street Scene / New York City / USA / 1896 - 1903

New York City Subway / New York City / USA / 1899 - 1905

Leisure Park / Coney Island / New York City / 1896 - 1903

Leisure Park / Coney Island / New York City / 1896 - 1903

City Traffic / England / 1898 - 1910

Eiffel Tower / Paris / Lumière / 1890 - 1899

Traffic / London / England / 1890 - 1909

German Reich / Germany / 1870 - 1918

Parade / Vintage Car / New York City / USA / Nov 4, 1899

Traffic / London / England / 1890 - 1909

German Reich / Germany / 1870 - 1918

Parade / Vintage Car / New York City / USA / Nov 4, 1899

Henry Ford / Ford Quadricycle / Dearborn / USA / 1896 - 1901

Herald Square / New York City / USA / 1896 - 1909

Eiffel Tower / Jubilee / Paris / 1889 - 1959

German Reich / Propaganda Film / 1871 - 1941

Winston Churchill / 80th Birthday / 1899 - 1954

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

People / Canada / Historic Event / 1894-1908

City Traffic / Lumière / 1890 - 1899

City / USA / 1890-1899

Victoria I of England / London / 1897

Victoria I of England / London / 1897

Victoria I of England / Coronation Anniversary / 1897

Children's Home / USA / 1898

Rail / USA / 1890 - 1949

Children's Home / USA / 1898

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

People / Child / Canada / 1894-1908

Spanish-American War / USA / 1898

North America / Canada / Ground / 1897-1905

Current / Canada / Communication Device / 1897-1905

North America / Canada / Historic Event / 1897-1909

Canada / Production Animal / Communication Device / 1897-1905

People / Child / Canada / 1894-1908

Silent Film / Germany / 1895

Silent Film / Germany / 1895

Canada / Ontario / Toronto / 1894-1917

People / Child / Canada / 1894-1908

North America / Canada / Film Camera / 1894-1908

Italy / Historic Event / Honour Guards / 1894-1908

Canada / Ontario / Toronto / 1894-1917

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Canada / Ontario / Toronto / 1894-1917

Canada / Ontario / Toronto / 1894-1917

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Leisure Time / USA / 1899

Miner / Gold Mine / USA / 1898

Leisure Time / USA / 1899

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

Artiste / Skladanowsky / 1895

City / USA / 1890-1899

Inventor / USA / 1890-1909

William McKinley / Inauguration / USA / Mar 4, 1897

Geisha / Dance / USA / 1898

Silent Film / Germany / 1895

William McKinley / Inauguration / USA / Mar 4, 1897

Geisha / Dance / USA / 1898

William McKinley / Politician / USA / 1890-1909

Army / Germany / 1890 - 1899

Spanish-American War / USA / 1898

Victoria I of England / Scotland / 1890 - 1899

Cavalry / Army / Lumière / 1896

Victoria I of England / Scotland / 1890 - 1899

Couple / USA / 1890-1909

Leisure Time / Lumière / 1895 - 1896

Slapstick / USA / 1890 - 1929

Politician / Germany / 1890 - 1917

Worker / Lumière / 1895

Personality / USA / 1897 - 1939

Slapstick / USA / 1890 - 1929

Silent Film / Germany / 1895

Bioscop / Germany / 1895

Bioscop / Germany / 1895

Belly Dance / La Belle Fatima / 1890-1899

Inventor / USA / 1890-1909

Winston Churchill / 1890 - 1919

Pope / Leo XIII / Italy / 1898

Mahatma Gandhi / Photography / 1890 - 1939

Adolf Hitler / 1890 - 1939
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