SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: The busiest corner in Chicago. Cable cars and street traffic of all descriptions. Hundreds of shoppers. Fine perspective view looking north toward the Masonic Temple. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures. (p. 23) CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43410. Camera, William Heise? Filmed ca. June or July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois. SUBJECTS Chicago (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc. City and town life--Illinois--Chicago. Streets--Illinois--Chicago. City traffic--Illinois--Chicago. Pedestrians--Illinois--Chicago. Transportation--Illinois--Chicago. Local transit--Illinois--Chicago. Cable cars (Streetcars)--Illinois--Chicago. Actuality RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Heise, William, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.0024 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0024
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