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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets win against the Duke Blue Devils by 13-0 in a football match in Atlanta, Georgia.

Football match between Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Duke Blue Devils in Atlanta, Georgia. People gather on either sides of the street. A jeep passing on the street. A large crowd seated in the grandstand. The match in progress. People cheering and applauding. The Yellow Jackets win the match 13-0.

Date: 1957, November 4
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Negroes learn shoe repairing and radio training in classes of National Youth Administration center in Atlanta.

Negroes learn in various classes of Georgia State College, at the National Youth Administration (NYA) Center in Atlanta. Campus of Georgia State College. Negro boys constructing the building of Community Center. Negro girls outside the Homemaking Center constructed by NYA boys. The girls play with a dog. Negro girl learns cooking in kitchen. A Negro girl is cutting cloth and another one is sewing clothes on a sewing machine. Negro boys working in a shoe repairing workshop. Negro boy working on radio, in a radio training workshop.

Date: 1957
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
Negroes learn to sew, cook and arrange table in classes of National Youth Administration Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Various classes of Georgia State College, a National Youth Administration Center in Atlanta. Negro girls sewing clothes in a class. Negro girls learning cooking in kitchen. A Negro girl hangs an apron. Negro boys arrange a table by keeping plates, cups and napkins on it.

Date: 1957
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Negroes make chairs and tables in Woodwork shop of National Youth Administration Center in Atlanta, Georgia

A woodworking shop at Booker T Washington High School, a National Youth Administration Center in Atlanta. Negroes move to the woodwork shop. They saw and cut wood in the workshop. They make chairs and tables and also do the finishing work.

Date: 1957
Duration: 1 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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