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President Iskander Mirza tours the flood affected areas in Afghanistan.

Iskander Mirza visits Afghanistan during his tenure as the President of Pakistan. President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan aboard an airborne. Aerial views of the flood affected areas. Vast areas submerged in water. President Iskander Mirza gets off an aircraft. He shakes hands with officials at the airport.

Date: 1962, April 20
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Arabic
 
 
The Morrison and Knudsen construction company contracts to build dams in Afghanistan and commences operations

Film opens with camera panning over the rugged, arid regions of Afghanistan. Broad view of the city of Kandahar, where modern buildings are being erected. Street scene in Kandahar shows numerous pedestrians walking along a road. View of new homes and other buildings recently constructed. Scene shifts to agricultural activities and products. Men bring products to market carried on backs of donkeys. A man harvesting some type of crop in a valley farm. Houses in a valley farm. View of a river. View of camels grazing on semiarid land. Executives of Morris and Knudsen construction company are seen in their offices, discussing a contract to build dams and irrigation canals in Afghanistan. Next, are shown stacks of skins from new born Karakul sheep, which earn Afghanistan millions of dollars annually in exports, and would, along with other assets, pay for the project. Morrison and Knudsen engineers are seen working over plans for the project. Potential employees for the project are seen being interviewed. A field engineer is seen receiving his passport as he prepares to fly to Afghanistan. A uniformed officer enters an office building to present the first requisition for supplies to be obtained for the project. A man reads a Radiogram requesting supplies. A purchasing agent begins processing the requests. A woman types necessary requisitions and others work on the requests. A steam locomotive is seen speeding along a railroad, as supplies begin arriving at American seaports for shipment abroad. A freighter loading supplies for trans-shipment to Pakistan. Longshoremen use pikes to roll heavy timbers for loading. Forklifts move heavy crates for loading. A freighter crew loads large wooden crates by means of the ship's cranes. The supplies,including prefabricated structural items are loaded into the ship hold. A sea bird perches on a ship. View of the stern and wake of a ship carrying supplies for the Afghanistan project. View of Karachi, Pakistan (where Morrison and Knudsen maintain an expediting office). Local people walking and riding bicycles. A camel pulls a wagon heavily laden with cargo. Views of cargo being offloaded from a freighter. Men on the dock load cargoes into cars of the Pakistan Northwest Railway. A freight train heading North toward the Afghanistan border. Views from the moving train as it enters a tunnel. Views, from the train, of rural Pakistan.

Date: 1946
Duration: 4 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Refugee situation in Afghanistan.

Correspondent and host Harry Ellis in Washington DC broadcasts a bulletin about the refugee situation in Afghanistan. Soviet aircraft bombs on Afghanistan territory. Soviet helicopter MI-24 flies overhead. Situation in Afghanistan forces its people to leave their country. Afghan refugees camped on land in Pakistan. Doctor checks the Afghan patients. Epitaphs of Afghanis who could not survive. Afghan Refugees work in Pakistan. Afghan laborer breaks stones and another laborer fills grain into containers and then into sacks. Afghan Aid Medical Clinic where volunteer doctors give free treatment to Afghan Refugees. Doctor and nurses attend to the patients. Afghan Refugees camped in Afghanistan. Man watches over a grazing herd of sheep. Young Afghani children at a village school in Afghanistan.

Date: 1985
Duration: 6 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of celebration following a wedding ceremony in rural Afghanistan. Modernizing of Afghanistan

Families heading to celebration following a wedding in rural Afghanistan. Some ride a camel. But most are walking. Next, two men are seen waving kerchiefs as they dance to music provided by musicians in a circle around them. Closeups of musicians, singing and playing instruments. Several play Afghan guitars. Another plays a stringed instrument with a very long neck. View of an old man. The Arch of Triumph in the gardens of Paghman (in the hills near Afghanistan's capital of Kabul). View of the King of Afghanistan, Mohammed Zahir Shah, with an aide. The remainder of the film shows various gardens and architecture in the region.

Date: 1960
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A film about the geography and topography of Afghanistan.

Film opens showing a camel caravan silhouetted against the light of dawn. It then shows the caravan proceeding well after sunrise. Camera pans across a map ot the Western United States and begins moving across the Pacific Ocean. View from inside an airplane flying West among clouds above the ocean. Next, the camera pans over a map of China and beyond, to Afghanistan surrounded by Turkestan and Pakistan. A man opens an atlas of maps showing Pakistan in more detail, bordered on the North by the Soviet Union, on the east by Pakistan, and on the West, by Iran. Camera shows the famous Khyber Pass and northern hills of Afghanistan. It shows, briefly, the snow-covered peaks of the Hindu Kush mountain range. A camel caravan passes in front of the camera, with rugged mountains in the background. The area is arid desert, with no vegetation in sight. The ruins of an ancient city are seen, as well as the remains of mountain fortresses. Views of 6th-century monumental statues of Gautam Buddha carved into the sides of cliffs in the Bamyan valley of central Afghanistan,

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Afghans set up camps in prairies and irrigate the land with water from melting snow in mountains

A film about the life of people in Afghanistan .Film begins showing Nomads moving about in deserts of Afghanistan, some using camels and some using other heavily laden pack animals. Scene shifts to family tents set up in wide open spaces where some vestiges of greenery appear on the ground in the prairie lands of Afghanistan. View of a man standing near a tent, along with cattle and sheep. Closeup of three Nomadic men posing against blue sky background. A herd of sheep. an Afghan man and two boys plowing behind a camel. Men wielding pickaxes dig irrigation trenches in the arid river valleys. View of a castle on a hill with a snow-covered mountain in the background (that will serve as a source of water). Water seen descending in small streams from melting snow in Springtime. These are seen converging to form larger streams and rivers in the valleys below. Crude dams of cobblestones and sticks divert some water into small irrigation canals. Boys walking along the bank of a canal. A man tending to a canal. Views of trees and foliage thriving in the areas covered by water from melting snow. Flowering shrubs are seen. People walk across a graceful bridge crossing a river. A grove of evergreen trees. An elaborate flower garden. An annual festival where men carry shovels as they parade. An audience of local people watch as men exercise with weights and compete in wrestling matches.

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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