British troops of the 4th Sussex Regiment, 53rd (Welsh) Division, marching through Bethlehem, Palestine, on December 9, 1917. Local populace watches as the troops march through the town.
A documentary film titled 'In Hallowed Paths' about the people and biblical art in Bethlehem, Palestine. View of the city of Bethlehem. Aerial view of mountains. Men on horses in between the crowd. A large crowd including Mohammedans,Christians and Jews on a street. A child talks to a old man. A donkey on the street. A man near a camel. The ruins of a church in a shepherds' field. View of a valley in the background. Natives come out of a church. The paintings inside the church.
United States sailor on a car passes along the Tomb of Rachel (Rachel's Tomb) to Bethlehem. United States Navy sailors go into the Church of Nativity. Men and women walk by the door of humility at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem.
Making Crucible steel in Bethlehem Steel company plant, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,during World War 1. View of the crucible steel shop. Men, each known as a "puller out " reach in with tongs and extract the crucibles from a furnace, below, raising them to the shop floor. The crucibles are then moved by dollies to the" teemers" who use their tongs to swing the crucibles toward the molds. View of Open Hearth furnace being tapped into a large crucible and poured from crucible into molds on mill floor. Large hot steel ingots being moved on rail flatcars pulled by locomotive. Many flat cars of ingots standing in steel mill yard. Hot ingots on rail cars being rearranged by large overhead cranes. Men look at and discuss an enormous steel forging on a rail car. Overhead crane moves iron ore and coke in the stockyard of the Bethlehem plant. A veritable mountain of iron ore in the background.
British troops in Bethlehem during World War I. People and soldiers gather on a street. Buildings in the area. The soldiers work.
Late 1930s and early 1940s life in Jerusalem, Palestine. Views from 1917 era as British military patrol under British Army General Edmund Allenby advances in military trucks up the plains from Gaza. Arab forces riding on camels. The Arabs move in support. Jerusalem is captured by the British in 1917. British men in the city. An aerial view of late 1930s and approximately 1940 "new" Jerusalem contrasting the ancient parts of the city and new building. Narrator descriptions and visual portrayals of nationalism among Jewish and Arab residents in Jerusalem. Jewish men construct what the narrator terms as "a typical Zionist house just going up" Jewish civilians walking on the streets including one woman pushing a baby carriage. Cars move on a street and a view of a bus moving up Queen Mary Avenue. Jewish residents at a beach of Tel Aviv. They enjoy the water and dance the hora at the water's edge. A British man teaches an Arabic farmer the modern methods of agriculture. Men harvest food grains with a harvester. Arab boys in a class get a proper education "as in Europe." Palestinian girls in dresses play a game of basketball. The ex mayor of Jerusalem Hussein al-Khalidi in the center and other people around him.