America at Work, America at Leisure

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America at Work, America at Leisure: 1894-1915

Work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915 are featured in this presentation of 150 motion pictures, 88 of which are digitized for the first time (62 are also available in other American Memory presentations). Highlights include films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events.

For people that have interests in history, culture, society and cinema, or for the curious. By the way, the videos are in MPEG, Quick Time and RealMedia formats.

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