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The African soldiers parade and a policeman arrests two African tribes in Belgian, Congo.

A documentary shows how an African tribe is ruled under Colonial Government in Belgian, Congo. Life in Leopoldville under Belgian rule. A building in view. A General comes out of the building. The General shakes hands with an officer. The General speaking. A holiday parade. People crowd on either side of a street to watch the parade. The African soldiers parade. The officers talk. The bicycle soldiers march. The African tribal men talk to each other. Several tribal men talking. The tribal people walk on a street. The people crowd around the tribal policemen. The policemen speak to them. The people protest. The policemen try to control a tribal man. A badge on the arm of a policeman reads 'UMHK N2 151 Police'. The policeman arrest two of the tribal men. The policeman takes them to a police station. A sign on a building reads 'Commissariat Police'. The policeman gives explanation. The guards stand on a gate. The guards take the arrested men inside the building.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The skilled men work on an aircraft and African clerks operate controls in Belgian, Congo.

A documentary shows how an African tribe is ruled under Colonial Government in Belgian, Congo. The skilled men work on an aircraft. A hangar in the background. The aircraft, and a man working on parts of the aircraft. An African clerk seated at a desk. The clerk operates a device on the desk. An African man working. The man makes notes. Men wearing headphones operate controls. Two men wearing headphones.

Date: 1939
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A Territorial Agent collects taxes, take census of the tribes and awards a medal to a tribal chief in Belgian, Congo.

A documentary shows how an African tribe is ruled under Colonial Government in Belgian, Congo. A tribal chief and the tribals standing in a group in a village. A territorial agent walks up to the chief and shakes hand with the chief. The territorial agent in the village pins a medal on the tribal chief. He salutes and shakes hands. The agent stands holding a register and a pen, and speaks to the chief. He gives them authority to take census, collect taxes etc. The agent seated at a desk collect taxes from the tribals. The chief seated on a chair. Money kept on the desk. The agent makes an entry in the register. The tribals, one by one pay taxes. Laborers register in Elizabethville for work permits. The laborers seated under the shade of a tree. An officer seated at a desk. The officer writes on a paper. A man speaks to the officer. An officer taking thumb prints of the laborers on a paper. The prints on the paper. The officer gives permit to the man. Another African tribal walks forward for registration. The territorial agent speaks to the medal chief. The tribals make roads and clear the forest path.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bamba, an African boy opens a dispensary in village of Belgian Congo

A dramatization shows Bamba, an African treats patients at his village in Belgian Congo. He examines his uncle suffering from illness and looks at illness causing bacteria through a microscope. He injects his uncle and other people in the village. He reads out from a book and speaks about the benefits of medical aid against believing in black magic and spirits. His uncle recovers and denounces black magic and embraces Christianity.

Date: 1939
Duration: 6 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bamba, an African boy seeks permission to open a dispensary in a part of Belgian Congo

'The story of Bamba' Dramatization shows Bamba, an African boy meeting a white doctor and shows him his diploma certificate. He seeks doctor's permission for setting up a dispensary in the area he comes from to provide medical aid to the local people. He picks up a map and shows the area to the doctor.

Date: 1939
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Air Force Aircraft transport 600 Belgian Para-Commando troopers, on rescue mission to Stanleville, Congo

View from behind the pilot in cockpit of a U.S.Air Force C-130 transport aircraft of the 322nd Air Division, U.S. Air Forces Europe, approaching Stanleyville, Congo, on a mercy mission to save lives of Belgian hostages held by Congolese rebels who threaten to kill them. View from tarmac on the airport, as Belgian paratroopers exit the aircraft while its engines are still running. They secure the airfield, unload supplies and ammunition, and start moving toward the center of Stanleyville. View from moving vehicle traveling along deserted street in Stanleyville. After hearing shots, the paratroopers come upon a courtyard where they find numerous Belgian dead. View of courtyard and bodies covered with cloth. Another dozen, or so, bodies are seen lying in another group. One dead seen lying in the roadway. Bullet-riddled car at side of road. Local Congolese residents (non-rebels) board trucks for transport to the airport. Hundreds of rescued Belgian people are gathered at the airport. A C-46 transport aircraft is parked in the background. A Belgian trooper walks past. Next, a view, again, from behind the pilot in a USAF C-130 aircraft, this time, approaching Leopoldville. Ground crewman guides the aircraft to a parking place on the Leopoldville airport ramp. Rescued people walk across the ramp. U.S. Air Force airmen carry body of a victim,on a stretcher, down the rear ramp of a C-130. Bodies of those killed, are laid out across the entrance of a hangar at the airport. Two U.S. Marines place American flags on the bodies of medical missionary, Dr. Paul Earle Carlson, and missionary, Phyllis Rine. More views of rescued persons walking with some belongings, across the tarmac and gathered around the open rear door of a C-130. Tail number of the C-130 is 40499. A USAF C-119 aircraft; a C-97 (of the Military Airlift Command); and a C-54 aircraft are parked in the background.

Date: 1964, November 24
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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