13165_21134_gay_nineties1.mov

13165_21134_gay_nineties1

New York street with paper boy selling newspapers. Busy city street with horse drawn carriage in foreground and elevated trains running in distance. Police officiers boarding a horse drawn carriage. Slow motion footage of Fatima Djemille, famous belly dancer who performed as Little Egypt. Crowded park with large fountains with people dressed in their finest Sunday clothes. Thomas Edison with an American flag draped over his head speaking with a bearded man. Edison smiling in the back of a automobile. Excerpt from early Edison film with a American Indian scalping a white man. Bicycle race, spectators unfurl banner, “Columbia Wins”, as man waves his hat. Train pulls into station. Passengers disembark from ferry.

1890s
1900s
B&W
Not Explicit