Madison & State Street, Chicago, IL (1897). One of many short films created by Edison Studios from 1894-1911. The films were viewed in a Kinetoscope, this device was installed in penny arcades.

Madison & State Street, Chicago, IL (1897). One of many short films created by Edison Studios from 1894-1911. The films were viewed in a Kinetoscope, this.

Filmed in 1897 by Thomas Edison Company.

Madison & State Street, Chicago, IL (1897). One of many short films created by Edison Studios from 1894-1911. The films were viewed in a Kinetoscope, this.

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