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Riot in Anderson, South Carolina during the reenactment of Nazi martial law.

Downtown street in Anderson South Carolina, lined with civilians and cars during a reenactment of Nazi martial law. Views of many storefronts and town buildings. Siren sound. A car streaming smoke behind it drives down the street. Smoke fills the entire street and surrounds the crowds. Actors imitating Nazi soldiers setup a gun in the middle of the street. Crowd is dispersed. View of lit "Sears" store sign obscured by smoke. Views of mock armed Nazi soldiers wearing gas masks and marching toward a gas filled building, then emerging from the building and running with seized "prisoners". (World War II period).

Date: 1942, July
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson presents land to war hero Thomas Eugene Atkins in the United States.

Neighbors build a home for United States World War II hero and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Eugene Atkins, in the United States. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson presents land and the home to the war hero. Atkins, a U.S. Army Private and war hero during service in the Philippines, shakes hands with Anderson. Atkins walks with his wife into the house. An plaque on the wall of the house commemorating the gift. Atkins and his neighbors eating during a country barbecue in Campobello South Carolina near Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Date: 1945, November 14
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Takeover and censorship of the press during reenactment of Nazi martial law in Anderson South Carolina.

Group of armed men storms the newspaper publishing facility in Anderson South Carolina,during a reenactment of martial law measures practiced by the Nazis. Press workers are escorted away. Man throws large power switch and lights go out. New edition of the "Anderson Daily Mail" newspaper is seen rolling off the presses, under guard by armed men. Newspaper headline is "Clemsonia Captures Anderson". Numerous articles are blacked-out and labeled "censored." Article is seen entitled "It Can Happen Here. In Fact it Did."

Date: 1947, July
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Man imitating Hitler makes radio broadcast during the reenactment of Nazi martial law in Anderson South Carolina.

People of Anderson perform demonstrations imitating Hitler's Nazi martial law. A large crowd gathered in the streets to view the reenactment. The actor posing as Hitler in the car. The mock Nazi salutes, overdone intentionally in trying to be humorous. "Nazi" soldiers march through the crowd. The "Nazi" actors charge and seize the armed citizens assembled behind stacked cotton bales outside a building. The radio proclamations by the "Hitler" actor partly in gibberish and partly in English. The continuous mocking Nazi salutes by the other actor beside "Hitler" in the radio station. (World War II period).

Date: 1941, July
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
The Arcadia Conference in Washington, DC and Paratrooper Demonstration at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in World War II

The Arcadia Conference in Washington, DC, during World War 2, from December 22, 1941 to January 14, 1942. American President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, are seated in chairs on a portico of the White House. ( Roosevelt wears a black arm band, in mourning for his mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt, who died on September 7, 1941.) Behind them stand representatives from various Allied nations. Scene shifts abruptly to Fort Jackson, South Carolina, June 24, 1942, where Prime Minister Churchill and U.S. Army Brigadier General William C. Lee, ride in back of an open white convertible car to inspect U.S. Army troops at attention in a massive formation. Next, the troops are seen marching. Churchill smoking a cigar is seated on a bench watching as the parade continues, to include soldiers in jeeps, and trucks. Closeup of U.S. Army chief of Staff, General George Marshall, conversing with Prime Minister Churchill. Next, Churchill, accompanied by General Lee, personally inspects Army paratroopers in their jump gear. Among others accompanying him is U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson, wearing a pith helmet. Churchill listens on a portable radio, as paratroop commanders in flight give orders for their paratroopers to jump. Formations of U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 aircraft are seen overhead, as hundreds of paratroopers jump from them and descend by parachutes. Churchill, seated on a chair, next to General Lee, watches the paratrooper demonstration. Secretary Stimson, sits behind him. British and American officers and soldiers stand behind and watch, as well. Closeup of Churchill with cigar in his mouth, shielding his eyes, with his hands as he watches the demonstration. The second person seated behind Churchill is British Field Marshal Sir John Dill, with his hand on an upright wood support. More views of parachutes floating down into an area of trees, and of more C-47s dropping paratroops from overhead.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American Contralto, Marian Anderson, performing in the United States, beginning with Town Hall debut in New York City

Audience enters the Town Hall in New York to hear a recital by Marian Anderson on December 30, 1935. Curtains are opened. Marian Anderson stands beside a pianist on the stage. Audience applauds. She sings while the pianist plays. Marian Anderson bows to the audience. Curtains are closed. Two assistants help Marian sit in a chair because she has been performing with a broken ankle. View of the streets in the District of South Philadelphia., Marian's native hometown. Marian's mother Mrs Anna Anderson at her home. Shots of members of the Union Baptist Church passing an offering plate to raise money to aid Marian Anderson. Marian Anderson talks with manager Sol Hurok in dressing room. Marian Sings during another concert. Crowd applauds as she finishes. View of the New York Times showing name of Marian Anderson in the roster list of great American artists. Montage shows Marian's concerts cards, awards received by Marian from city foundations, the Philadelphia Bach Award of 10,000 dollars in 1941. Marian performs outside at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, USA on Easter Sunday April 9, 1939. Thousands in attendance at the concert as she sings My Country Tis of Thee.

Date: 1935, December 30
Duration: 7 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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