Incredible Vintage Film of New York City Street Scenes from 1896 Through 1901

Check out this incredible vintage film collection from 1896 through 1901, showing black and white street scenes from all around New York City, including commuters, street cars, street vendors and more.

Selection of some of the best shots of New York at the dawn of film. Set to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance

The audio was added into the video for ambiance and uploaded recently by YouTuber Guy Jones, making it a lot easier to imagine yourself back in 1896.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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