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Arctic Saint Paul Island 1922 stock footage and images

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Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston and officials cross a bridge and a water stream at St. Paul Island, Arctic.

Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits Saint Paul Island in the Arctic region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. Claude Huston and party look down from a bridge. The officials walk over the bridge. Claude Huston walks over a thin pole to cross a water stream. The officials follow him. One of them falls in the water.

Date: 1922
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston and party on a sledge being pulled by a pack of dogs at St Paul Island, Arctic.

Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits the Arctic region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. Claude Huston and party at Saint Paul Island. Claude Huston with officials seated on a sledge pulled by a pack of dogs. Some of the officials standing in the background. The dogs pull the sledge on a railway track.

Date: 1922
Duration: 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston and party at a fur seal farm on St Paul Island, Arctic.

Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits the Arctic region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. A group of men throws fur seal pelts into a room. A man sprays water through a pipe. They wash the fur seal pelts. People walk in and out of a building. Claude Huston and other officials stand in front of a building.

Date: 1922
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
As the United States enters World War II, U.S. military forces are seen, deployed in various places throughout the world.

American troops are seen in arctic gear moving on skis through blustery snowy weather in Iceland, during World War 2. They were sent in 1941 to relieve British troops occupying Iceland since 1940, during World War II. A guard post at the American camp, with Quonset Hut in background. Closeup of U.S. sentry in arctic gear holding rifle with bayonet affixed. View from above, of numerous tents partially covered with snow in the American camp. Change of scene shows U.S. troops disembarking from transport ships at the British Isles. They march with their combat gear onto a square where Army trucks wait to transport them inland. Another scene shows the American troops, viewed from behind, parading in London. Other scenes show them marching in various areas of London. Saint Paul’s cathedral is seen in the background of one scene. A large number of American M3 Stuart Light tanks move on a railroad train in Britain. Scene shifts to the Middle East, where railroad cars and various military supplies for Russia are be offloaded from American ships. A Russian officer is seen signing receipts for war materiel, from a U.S. Army Technical Sergeant. A row of American Army trucks are lined up behind them. The Russian and American exchange salutes, and shake hands. Next, a troop ship carrying American troops is seen arriving at a port in India, where they disembark with their gear. An American Army Sergeant in a pith helmet pays attention to a little Indian girl. Scene shifts to China, in 1942, where Brigadier General Claire Lee Chennault, Commander of the China Air Task Force, of the Tenth Air Force, that replaced the American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers), is seen with Brigadier General Caleb V. Haynes, Commander of the India Air Task Force. A colonel joins their discussions. A Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber is parked behind them. View of Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter planes, with Flying Tiger markings, parked on a flight line. A B-24 bomber landing on a runway, between hills, deep in China. Closeup of Nationalist China Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, saluting. Huge numbers of Chinese troops assembling in a formation. Next, an expeditionary force of American troops is seen arriving on a troop ship in Australia. They line the ship’s deck and wave. General Douglas MacArthur arriving in Australia to assume the office of Supreme Commander, South West Pacific Area (SWPA). .Glimpses of U.S. Navy activities in Australia: setting up defenses of islands; unpacking a Kingfisher float plane and making it ready for use on a desert island. The final segments of the film show American forces in August ,1942 sailing to Adak in the Aleutian Islands, to strengthen American defenses there. Troops seen descending by rope ladder from the American transport ship USS J Franklin Bell (PA-34), into her landing craft for deployment on Adak Island. Scenes of landing craft reaching the beach and offloading troops, vehicles, and supplies. View of beach filled with supplies. One landing craft is clearly marked with ""P34" showing that it belongs to the USS J Franklin Bell ( later reclassified as APA-16).

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Natives wrestle bare-skinned at Saint Lawrence Island in Alaska.

Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. The whaler at St. Lawrence Island. Natives on dog sledges arrive at the ship. Dogs and sledges near the ship. Natives wrestle on the ice, bare skinned and at 20 degrees below 0 temperature. The whaler in the background.

Date: 1915
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
An icon of Virgin Mary which wept when a worshiper prayed in front of it is enshrined in Saint Paul Cathedral on Long Island.

An icon of Virgin Mary enshrined in Long Island, New York. Exterior of a house. People gather outside the house. The icon is said to have wept when a Mrs. Pagona Catsounis of Island Park, NY prayed in front of it. The Priest, Fr. George Papadeas carrying the icon coming out of the house. They proceed towards Saint Paul Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Hempstead. Interior of the church where The icon is enshrined.

Date: 1960, March 24
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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