"Ameta," early dance film, American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. From the Library of Congress, American Memory project.
"A Nymph of the Waves," short film from the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. From the Library of Congress, American Memory project.
Panoramic view of the Electric Tower at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY, 1901; from the Library of Congress motion picture collection.
Early film: 1904 Baby Parade at Asbury Park, New Jersey. From the Library of Congress collection of Thomas Edison early films. (c)Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Aside from the fact that this is incredibly cute, I love seeing the various clothing styles to be seen in the clip, particularly the women’s dresses and hats. There is a second part to this film that you can download from the Library of Congress. Click on the link and it will take you to the film’s page at loc.gov.