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Basutoland South Africa 1921 stock footage and images

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Prince Arthur of Connaught, Governor-General of Union of South Africa visits Basutoland

Vast numbers of horsemen gather to welcome the Governor-General, of Union of South Africa, to Basutoland. Basuto chiefs and leaders pose in ceremonial regalia, including elaborate headdress. A dancer performs on an outcropping of rock. Their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess Arthur of Connaught arrive, with other British dignitaries, in three open motorcars. Prince Arthur is Governor-General of the Union of South Africa. He and his party are also dressed in formal regalia. His car, the center one, displays the flag of the Union of South Africa. The cars are escorted by horsemen carrying swords. Prince and Princess Arthur and their party on a reviewing stand. Princess Alexandra wears a coat trimmed with ermine at cuffs and hem. Prince Arthur salutes.

Date: 1921
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Basothos welcome King George VI and the rest of the British Royal family in Basutoland, South Africa

A newsreel titled 'Natives Welcome Royalty' shows, Basotho dance with joy as they prepare to welcome the British Royal family in Basutoland, South Africa. Tribesmen ride on horse backs in a procession to welcome the King. They escort the car of King George VI and the Queen. A large crowd comprising of Basothos gather to welcome the royal family.

Date: 1947, March 24
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lt. General Jan Smuts attends unveiling and christening of a DH9 (or R.E.8) biplane "South Africa" during World War I.

Visit of Lieutenant General Jan Christiaan Smuts and his entourage at the Hendon airfield on the outskirts of London England, during World War 1, where dignitaries and spectators are gathered to attend the unveiling and christening of a De Havilland DH9 aircraft, named "South Africa." (Note: The plane also resembles a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8. Position of pilot cockpit does not match a DH9 making identity uncertain). The aircraft was subscribed for by members of the London Chamber of Commerce, and presented as a gift to South Africa through the Imperial Air Fleet Committee. Lifelong South African Lt. General Smuts with other dignitaries viewing the aircraft, including Lord Desborough who was President of the London Chamber of Commerce and the Imperial Air Fleet Committee. Mrs William Schreiner, the Marchioness of Winchester, stands with flowers in her hand and christens the aircraft. General Smuts talks to the dignitaries as they present the aircraft to honor and thank South Africa for its contribution to the war effort. Pilot Captain B.C. Hucks, dressed in heavy flight suit climbs aboard the airplane, which displays the name "South Africa," on its nose. The aircraft takes off and flies overhead. Scene changes to the Christening ceremony, in which Mrs. Schreiner christens the "South Africa." She is seen tapping its propeller with a small mallet. Closeup of the DH9 "South Africa". Others present at the event included Sir David Henderson, Lord Aberconway, Lord Glenconner, Sir Owen Phillip, Sir T. Vezey Strong, Lionel Martin, Faithfull Begg, Stanley Machin, Albert Sytner, Alfred Docker, John Cockburn, Algernon Firth, Sir J. W. Teverner, Harry Wilson, Robert Hadfield, Generals Branckner and Caddell, Maj Van der Spuy, Major Lord Roberts Innes Kerr, Capt Hambro, Capt Wilkinson, Capt Hucks, Captains Turner, Lyons, and Hope; John Cates, C.J. Fairfax Scott, Charles Musgrave.

Date: 1917, May 5
Duration: 2 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Africans in the countryside.

'The word of god in Africa ' A map of Africa with a highlighted southern portion. Length and breadth of Africa. Countries that fit into the area occupied by Africa. An animation shows countries like America, India, China and others fitting into the area occupied by Africa. Africans outside their huts in countryside. People move across the railroad tracks.

Date: 1931
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Rural water mill and the rise of Kenneth Killinger as a preacher in the southern Appalachians

Depicts life near the southern Appalachian region of Marion, Virginia in Smyth County, and specifically the path of Kenneth G. Killinger from being a mill operator to becoming a mountain missionary of the Lutheran Synod of Virginia. Man carries sack of corn to a water powered mill. Sign "Corn Ground." Young man actor portraying Kenneth G. Killinger weighs the corn with a simple scale and then pours it into the stone grinder. He gives the ground corn to the customer, along with a booklet that reads, "The Augsburg Sunday School Teacher, 1910." Close view of the contents page of the booklet. The young man standing at the edge of the mill, water wheel turning beside him. Scenes portraying two memories from his youth: A woman taking a paddle to a boy as punishment. Next scene is a group of teenage and younger boys gathered together and taking drinks of whiskey alcohol from a bottle. They cringe from the taste and pass the bottle around. Scene of men digging a grave in a graveyard beside a rural church. Killinger reenters the mill. Scene of young Killinger sitting on the porch of a rural home, reading to young children. Killinger counseling a bed-ridden elderly woman. On screen text reads, "Kenneith G. Killinger. 'The Mountain Missionary' of The Lutheran Synod of Virginia. Marion, Virginia. July 24, 1921." View of Killinger in 1921, preaching to congregation sitting under a tree. The congregation entering a small makeshift church building. The congregation entering an abandoned rail car turned into their church. The congregation later in a larger church building. Killinger preaching. Rural children singing from hymnals. Churchgoers exiting the church.

Date: 1934
Duration: 5 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Security Council places South Africa's apartheid crisis on its agenda as people protest on roads in South Africa.

Security Council meeting on South Africa crisis at United Nations headquarters in New York, United States. Dignitary speaks during the council meeting. Name plates in front of him read 'President' and 'United States'. Dignitaries and personnel present at the meeting. The Security Council places South Africa's apartheid crisis on its agenda, over South Africa protests. Meanwhile in South Africa, the native work stoppage continues and thousands march in protest against government policies. Factories near sea. People stand in a line at a shop. Protesters carry caskets as they demonstrate on road.

Date: 1960, March 31
Duration: 1 min 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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