STILLS 1892 Pearl Street, New York City, Thomas Edison, central electricity generating station, vs electrical power systems.
Moving footage of traffic / street scene, fitting or maintenance of new street lighting system in city.11:14:06
Spinning newspaper with headline: United States Declares War!
Vs brief clips, WW1 men over the top, armistice crowds, iron foundry hammer, jazz / swing band playing, flappers, Stock Exchange, the Depression, soup kitchens. Vs footage hydro electric power, the Roosevelt dam, STILL of Teddy Roosevelt in car, vs STILLS of dam.