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Collection Number RG0541.MI
Collection Name RG0541.MI: Library of Congress Paper Print Collection
Identifier Moving images
Size and Materials One 16mm film with 12 segments included
Date or Date Span 1898-1909
Year Range from 1989
Year Range to 1909
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content 16mm copies of 12 films from the Library of Congress' Paper Print Collection of early American cinema. Includes:

-Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade (1901) - New York, NY
-Circle Dance (1898) - Native American ritual dance
-Colored Tropps Disembarking (1898) - Spanish American War
-Council Bluffs Bridge Station (1900) - Omaha, NE*
-Herd of Cattle (1901) - J.B. Hord Ranch, Central City, NE*
-The Mended Lute (1909) - featuring James Yound Deer and Princess Red Wing
-Overland Limited (1901) - Grand Island, NE*
-Parade of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Nos. 1 & 2 (1898) -
-Serving Rations to the Indians, Nos. 1 & 2 (1898) - New Mexico or Colorado
-Sham Battle at the Pan-American Exposition (1901) - Buffalo, NY

*These are the earliest existing film footage of Nebraska scenes.
Language of Material English
Access Conditions No access restrictions
Copyrights No use restrictions
Finding Aids None
Location of Originals Originals at the U.S. Library of Congress
Subjects Native Americans
Spanish-American War
Wild West Shows
People Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Young Deer, James
Red Wing, Princess
Hord, J.B.
Search Terms Omaha, Neb.
Grand Island, Neb.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade (1901)
Circle Dance (1898)
Colored Tropps Disembarking (1898)
Council Bluffs Bridge Station (1900)
Herd of Cattle (1901)
The Mended Lute (1909)
Overland Limited (1901)
Parade of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Nos. 1 & 2 (1898)
Serving Rations to the Indians, Nos. 1 & 2 (1898)
Sham Battle at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)
Genre Form Motion pictures
Actuality footage
Reference Copy DVD reference copy available. Click here for film clip excerpt