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Franklin D Roosevelt campaigning in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 1932 Presidential campaign and relaxing at Warm Springs winter home

Franklin D Roosevelt's Presidential election campaign in Atlanta, Georgia. In the opening scene, New York Governor Roosevelt begins addressing a huge gathering of some 7000 people in the old Atlanta Armory auditorium, on the evening of October 24, 1932. The stage is filled with flowers donated by Atlanta florists, for the occasion, including a tall arch of flowers surrounding the speaker rostrum. Roosevelt begins his comments expressing appreciation for the warm welcome given by people of Georgia. The scene then changes, completely, and He, along with his family, are seen relaxing in his winter home in Warm Springs, Georgia. He sits with a group of musicians and listens as they play country music.

Date: 1932, October 24
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Eugene V Debs pardoned by President Harding and released from U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia.

Socialist Eugene V Debs waves his hat in front of U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. He walks towards people waiting. Telegram from Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty informing Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary that the President (Harding) had commuted the sentence of Eugene V. Debs . Debs poses with two women and a man while exiting the White House in Washington DC soon after his release. He walks off with a group of friends.

Date: 1921, December 25
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President Roosevelt speaks during the dedication of Techwood Homes, at Georia Tech, in 1935

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, speaks at the dedication of Techwood Homes. (Techwood was a slum clearance project to build twenty-three brick and concrete buildings to house 604 families and 308 Georgia Tech students. It also included forty-two concrete buildings with 677 apartments at Atlanta University.) The President is seen delivering his dedication speech, entitled,"The Meaning of Progress," at Grant Field on the Georgia Tech campus, Atlanta, Georgia, before an audience of 50,000 people. He remembers the day, eleven years ago, in 1924, when he first came to Warm Springs, Georgia. He speaks about those days of so-called prosperity in America,when speculators profited and there was a "fools paradise before "the crash", and the citizens were left "holding the bag." He reflects on the disaster and gloom from 1929 to March 3,1933, and reminds the audience of his administrations subsequent actions to re-open closed banks and establish insurance for bank depositors. He speaks of the efforts of Government to find gainful employment for people out of work.

Date: 1935, November 29
Duration: 4 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Parade, capacity crowd greet arrival of Braves major league baseball team to their new home in Atlanta, Georgia, 1966

ewsreel clip on the Atlanta Braves bringing major league baseball to the South. View of the downtown Atlanta skyline in 1966, followed by view of Atlanta Stadium. Thousands of people line the streets to welcome the Braves in a pre-game parade that proceeds South along Peachtree Street towards Five Corners, in the heart of the city. View of road sign at Peachtree and Houston streets. Banners reading "Welcome Braves." One car carries coach Ken Silvestri, Ken Johnson (#30), and Hank Fischer (#34). Closeup of them waving to the crowd. An intrepid boy watching from atop a traffic light. Boys and girls standing in front of adults on the sidewalk. One small boy sits on the sidewalk curb. The Players ride in wide 1960s-style open convertible cars and wave to the crowd. Other players seen include #19 Dennis Menke, #43 Rico Carty, and #35 Phil Niekro. Views inside Atlanta Stadium, filled with 50,000 spectators for the first game. Tony Cloninger delivers a pitch for the Braves, who would go onto to lose this game and the next.

Date: 1966, April 12
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Georgia Tech and Miami University play American football and Georgia Tech wins in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Tech wins American football match in Atlanta, Georgia. Teams of Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Miami University play American football game. Spectators watch the match and cheer the players. Georgia Tech wins by 14-6.

Date: 1955, September 19
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A college football game between Georgia Tech and visitors Tulane, in Atlanta, won by Georgia Tech, ten to zero.

College football game between Georgia Tech Yellowjackets and Tulane, held in Atlanta. A parade of cars through the streets, in Atlanta. Views of football game between Georgia Tech and Tulane which Georgia Tech won by 10 to 0.

Date: 1956, October 29
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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