Friday, August 21, 2015
News of the Week August 21, 1915 -- August 21, 2015
The 21-August-1915 Motography featured "News of the Week as Shown in Films," with items from current newsreels.
"Annual exhibit at Monmouth country track, Long Branch, N. J. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." The Monmouth County Horse Show is still held today.
"This German shell fell in French tranches near Verdun and failed to explode. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." A dud. A big dud.
"Measuring the length of the girl's bathing suits, at Atlantic City, N. J. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." Lots of photos like this turned up during the summer.
"Park Commissioner Ingersoll viewing products raised on Chicago playgrounds. Copyright 1915 Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." A predecessor of the victory garden, I guess.
"Wreckage caused by floods at Erie, Pa. Copyright 1915 Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." Floods hit Erie around August 6.
"Liberty Bell at San Francisco Fair. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." San Francisco school children raised money and persuaded Philadelphia to allow the Liberty Bell to travel to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.