Development of New Towns in Siberia. Scenes of the new town of Angarsk, in Irutsk Oblast, Eastern Siberia, Russia. A forest region. Buildings under construction. Cranes being used for construction. A man works on controls. People walk on streets in the background. Roads being constructed. A tram on tracks. People get off the tram. Cars and people on the street. Women stand in a balcony and talk. A residential area. Children play with mud. They make different things out of clay. A building with a hall inside the building. Chandelier hangs from the roof. Women walk on the pathway. People on streets. Buildings in the background.
The Entente Powers intervention in Siberia during World War 1. Commander of Czech forces, General Gaida, and his staff, sit with Commander of U.S. forces, Major General William S Graves, and one of his staff officers. A wounded Czech soldier is carried on a stretcher, by U.S. soldiers wearing campaign hats and red cross armbands, from a railroad train car labeled Expeditionary Forces Siberia. The stretcher bearers place the wounded into a field ambulance. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Whaler "Herman" in Siberia, Russia during arctic cruise. Natives on sleds as they bring in news of Captain Robert Bartlett to a ship in Emma Harbor in Siberia. The Eskimo natives travel across a snow covered field on sleds pulled by dogs. Captain Robert Bartlett comes aboard SS Herman (with news of the fate of the ship Karluk and its survivors marooned on Wrangel Island). Captain Christian Pedersen welcomes Bartlett aboard. Ice being cleared for the ship to get underway at sea. Ice floats on the surface of the sea. Captain Bartlett and Captain Pedersen aboard SS Herman, a trading and whaling vessel.
The President and members of the local Council (Zemstvo) in Vladivostok, Russia. The chief Justice and members of the Supreme Court of Siberia, pose with U.S. Major General William S Graves, Commamnder of American Forces in Siberia. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
A substantial building in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia. The ground is covered in snow. An occasional pedestrian is seen and a car rarely drives past. An American flag flies over the entrance to offices of the U.S.Consulate. Inside, Ernest Lloyd Harris, U.S. Consul General in Siberia, poses, at a desk, with an American flag on the wall behind him. He speaks with a staff member. Next scene shows Harris posing with Consulate staff, all in warm fur collar coats and wool hats. With them stands a White Russian officer. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Wounded Czech soldiers in Red Cross hospital at Tyumen,Siberia, (halfway between Ekateringburg and Omsk) during World War I. Patients lying in their beds. Red Cross staff start distributing packages to the patients. Uniformed personnel of the American Red Cross, pass out packages to the patients. Recovering ambulatory patients walk about posing for the camera. One playfully removes a pipe from mouth of another. Recovering Czech soldiers are seen playing chess. Doctors examining patients with severe cases of frostbite. (Note: The hospital was originally a private school and one of the most well built and equipped in Siberia. When asked about turning it into a hospital, the builder-owner, a Mr. Kolekolnickof, graciously consented. Physicians who served during startup of the hospital, included: Team head, Dr. Charles Lewis; Dr. J. H. Ingram; Dr. George Hayden; and Dr. R. V. Taylor) (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)