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'
Japanese Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun meeting with U.S. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon in Alaska, United States. The dignitaries walk at a garden during night and then move inside a guest house. The U.S. and Japanese national flags at the building. Soldiers on alert outside the building.
Japanese Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun meeting with U.S. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon in Anchorage Alaska, United States. The dignitaries sit and talk in a conference room. Press reporters take photographs and video recording of the meeting. Empress Kojun (Nagako Kuni) smiles during the meeting and is wearing a hat.
Japanese Emperor Showa (Hirohito) and Empress Kojun (Nagako Kuni) meet U.S. Presidnet Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Workers arrange a red carpet as a Japan Air Lines plane taxies on the runway. Japanese emperor and Empress disembark from the plane. Pat and Richard Nixon welcome them and shake hands. The dignitaries review honor guard. A military band plays and marches at the runway.
Japanese Emperor Showa (Hirohito) and Empress Kojun concluding their meeting with U.S. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Anchorage Alaska, in the United States. The dignitaries walk out of a conference room and inspect honor guards. Japanese Emperor and Empress walk on a carpet and board a Japan Air Lines plane at Elmendorf Air Force Base. They wave hands towards the dignitaries and crowd arrives to farewell them. The plane runs on the runway. A limousine with the U.S. and Japanese flags which drove the dignitaries to the airport.