A soldier speaks over a mobile phone in Anchorage, Alaska. Soldiers patrol devastated areas of Anchorage, following an earthquake. Damaged buildings with debris on the ground. Soldiers stand on a street and a man point towards a building. Interior of destroyed houses. A clock and crockery on a wooden frame. An armed soldier walks on a road. Destroyed buildings and wreckage in the background.
YB-10 aircraft of the U.S.Air Corps 1934 Alaska Flight heading to Anchorage, Alaska. View of one of the aircraft as it takes off from Fairbanks. View out the window of one B-10, as another moves into formation off its left wing. Views from various angles in the airplane. Views of Anchorage, below. aircraft in formation passing over the Anchorage airfield. The camera airplane setting up on downwind leg to the field. Glimpse out right side window over the wing as the aircraft is on final approach near the field. YB-10s parked on Anchorage airfield, with lots of spectators and well-wishers to greet the fliers. Another B-10 landing, as Lieutenant Colonel Henry (Hap) Arnold and Major Ralph Royce watch, along with other fliers. The newly arrived B-10s taxiing to park. Panning view of the airfield, with B-10s parked in a line and spectators standing scattered about in the field. Mountains in background
Alaska hails approval of its Statehood. Alaska wins approval to become the nation's 49th State. Cars seen on the street in Anchorage. A sign reads 'Anchorage-All-America city'. Newspaper headlines read 'We're in'. Children sit with a banner reading '49th State'. A huge star placed on the U.S. flag by a woman who is helped by a fireman. Young women in a convertible celebrate as they pass by Stolt Electric at 1000 East Forth Avenue as wells as Hub Clothing in Anchorage. A man with a stuffed moose with a sign on it that reads, 'Hey Texas, now I'm the biggest bull.' Crowd gathers to watch a bonfire built by Boy Scouts. Sign reads, 'State of Alaska'
Aerial view of the USS Nautilus (SSN-571), world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine, underway on the surface and then submerging. View of helmsman below in the Nautilus. Aerial view of frozen arctic ocean with deep crevasses, as narrator mentions the Nautilus traveling submerged, beneath the North Pole on August 3, 1958. The boat's Captain, Commander William R. Anderson, is seen in uniform. More views of the Nautilus moving on the surface, including one with crew members standing on deck. Next, a newspaper headline is shown, announcing Alaska's statehood. Small boy and girl sitting in the grass holding a flag displaying map of Alaska and reading: "Alaska 49th State." Automobile traffic driving into Anchorage, Alaska. Banner stretched across the road reads: "Anchorage. All-America City." Pedestrians jam the sidewalks as the city celebrates its new statehood. A float displaying a huge moose has sign on its side reading: "49th. Hey Texas. Now I'm the biggest Bull..." Young Alaskans ride in a convertible automobile. A huge 48-star American flag covers the front of a building. It has a large extra star appended to it. Closeup of the flag.
View of area which became The Port of Anchorage. Tank farm & Government Hill overlooking Knik Arm/Cook Inlet in Anchorage, Alaska. Cranes at work. Some buildings of downtown Anchorage seen in distance.
People walk at Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.