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Aerial view of the city of Algiers, Algeria, 1956

Aerial views of Algiers, Algeria, from the port inland. Mountains seen in the background.

Date: 1956
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Premier Guy Mollet arrives in Algiers and is greeted by violent demonstrations

French Premier, Guy Mollet, steps from airplane upon arrival in Algiers. An honor guard of Algerian troops presents arms. Civilians protest on the streets in Algeria. Guy Mollet moves through the streets in a motorcade. A large unruly crowd of civilians gathered on the streets. Men throw tear smoke bombs on the streets. Smoke and gases arise. The civilians protest. Buildings seen on either side of the streets. Police form cordon in the street.

Date: 1956, February 6
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
 
 
Independence celebrations in Algeria and unfurling of the Algerian flag at the UN Headquarters in New York City.

A documentary titled 'America salutes Algerian Independence' depicts independence celebrations in Algeria and its admission into the United Nations. A huge crowd of people in the streets of Algeria to celebrate their independence. The Algerian flag is waved. Soldiers march. People with the Algerian flags. The Algerian flag is raised in a ceremony. Soldiers stand at attention. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the United States. Flags of the member nations flutter. Algerian Prime Minister Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is greeted by UN Secretary General U Thant, Guinean President Ahmed Sekou Toure and President of the UN General Assembly Muhammad Zafrulla Khan. The Algerian flag is unfurled and it flutters among the flags of other member nations. Algerian war victims present at the ceremony. In the UNO, the full body of the General Assembly gives a standing ovation to Algeria as it joins the UNO. Algerian delegates seated. A map of Africa with the focus on Algeria. The capital city of Algiers. Ships at the harbor in Algiers. People in a market place. Minarets of Jeema Kebir Mosque . The National Museum houses things of art and craft such as brocade garments, rugs, specimens of metal work and jewelery.

Date: 1963
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French Army, marines, police, and officials control an unruly crowd of French Algerian colonials surrounding Jacques Soustelle

Views of city of Algiers.The seaport and small boats. Jacques Soustelle, the Governor General of Algeria, moves through the streets in a motorcade, with Motorcycle escort. A large crowd of civilians gathered on either sides of the streets awaiting the arrival of the motorcade. They hold banners which read "hunneur Soustelle" and "vive Soustelle". A very large crowd is gathered in front of a building with "Compagnie Generale Transatlantique" inscribed upon it. People surround and stand upon a French army tank. French marines (Fusilliers-Marin),army troops and police, attempt to control the surging crowd. French officers on a white horse, brandishing sabers, attempt to establish order. A fallen spectator is picked up by police. Governor General Jacques Soustelle is protected by a phalanx of officials and police. Someone holds aloft a tricolor flag with the French Resistance Cross of Lorraine on it. A man climbs on a makeshift ladder to a porch on the building, where a derrick and construction site is seen. View of crowd in courtyard of the building. Governor General Soustelle surrounded by officials tries to move through the crowd. He is saluted by a contingent of soldiers, carrying a tricolor with crests and writing upon it. View of the building through the surging crowd. Many flags fly from its roof. A tall construction derrick appears above the roofline, in the background. Officials and soldiers and police encircle the Governor General, to protect him, and finally succeed in helping him to climb atop an army tank. The crowd waves at him as he stands on the tank, surrounded by officials and officers. .

Date: 1956, February 2
Duration: 3 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
French Army tries to control riots in Algiers and other parts of Algeria as Charles de Gaulle visits and talks to people.

French leader Charles de Gaulle visits Algeria during riots and crises. Frenchmen fight Frenchmen during Algiers crises in Algeria, Africa. French Army tanks and armored vehicle in the streets to control the rioters. Riots on streets of Algiers. French leader Charles de Gaulle arrives and meets a large crowd of French people in Algiers.

Date: 1961, January 2
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French colonial military veterans, holding flags, parade in the streets of Algiers, on a rainy day.

A contingent of French colonial military veterans, many wearing numerous medals on their coats, parade on wet streets in Algiers. They carry a variety of flags, some of military units. Aerial view shows dense crowds lining the sidewalk of a street as the veterans march past.

Date: 1956
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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